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La Esperanza

1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
+1 574-273-0345
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (7 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were longing for some good Mexican but weren't sure what we'd find here. The food was great! They are quite busy, and handle the flow of customers well. Prices are a little higher than we're used to, but not exorbitant. You can find options...More

Thank littleswanTx
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food is average. The salsa was very hot- not kid friendly. The people were nice. It is a small, family run business. We have had better mexican food in the South Bend area. We won't go back. It just didn't impress us.

Thank Bonesandhisgirls
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Local, friendly, seated right away. Delicious food for reasonable prices. Both owners stopped by our table to be sure we were taken care of. Food came super fast.

Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Wow, nice place, service was fast, good price, food was great, from the chips to the fajita was a top 5 I've ever been to, a must save in the gps.

Thank nyenergytrader
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Have been eating here or carry-out for several years and always fall-back with this restaurant due to it's good food and location! Keep up the great work-from the friendliness of the staff to the cleanliness of restaurant and great food choices!

Thank Kathye D
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I live in South Bend, and have for over 15 years, and was only so lucky enough to find this place within the first several months of arriving!! It is our family go-to place, for the best variety, and best tasting Mexican food around! The...More

Thank bobbi574
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The food was good - salsa a bit spicy and runny. However, everyone seemed to enjoy their food. The only strange thing was the manner for payment. We asked for separate checks and were informed that everything would be settled when we left. When we...More

Thank maryluber1
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Good place for a party or big group, the food is not great and not ever bad right in the middle. I like the cheese enchiladas as a vegetarian option but the veggies you can fill a burrito with seem to have come frozen.

1  Thank WanderfullLife
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped for carry out and were so glad we did! The tortillas, while not hand made, were good. The salsa was spicy, the meat tender. Prices reasonable. Lovely meal!

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We were in South Bend for a family wedding and decided on Mexican for our one dinner out. What a fantastic spot! Close to our hotel, friendly service and great food! There were 10 of us and we enjoyed the chimigangas, salsa and chips, margaritas,...More

Thank H2Ogirl13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-273-0345
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