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Cafe Navarre

101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
+1 574-968-8101
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mushroom soup” (17 reviews)
“lamb shank” (12 reviews)
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American, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere - The historic building had a lot of character and perfect for upscale dining scene. We ate outside on a high top. A good corner to people watch and toward the evening, the patio is shaded so that the sun is not glaring. We...More

Thank nomadsister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Immediately was struck by the atmosphere of Cafe Navarre. We were seated promptly and taken care of quickly! The food was second to none in South Bend. Not to mention the creme Brulee was amazing.

Thank Robertson B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere! Very pleasant for discusion. Highly recommend the mushroom soup & martinis. The service has always been spectacular when I've been there.

Thank monicacN2080AI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food outstanding. Waiter excellent. Shrimp appetizer was best shrimp ever tasted. Gifted chef in the kitchen knows how to bring out flavors. Bartender's special were delicious and much enjoyed!

Thank spiritcreations101
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The food was very good and the whole group enjoyed it. We were sitting close to the kitchen and all the food that was coming out looked extreme appetizing. Most definitely a place to visit if you are in South Bend, IN. And to top...More

Thank RMaturu
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a very good lunch. The service was outstanding and the Bloody Mary's and food was wonderful. The salads were very fresh and the meat loaf and shrimp and grits were delicious. I will go there again when I am in South Bend.

Thank Poppy7ds
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Beautiful building (previously a bank) in a nice location. We ate outside, enjoyed watching high school kids in formal dress prepare for prom. Food was delicious -- beef tenderloin was tender, sauce savory, vegetables prepared very nicely. Duck confit was crisp but not dried out....More

1  Thank davidkH1778KL
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a nice place to go for a nice dinner---white tablecloths and linen napkins. I had a variation on the the wedge salad, and although rather small in size, it was very tasty and satisfying in its' taste. Too be honest, I had a...More

Thank xelajane
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Without a doubt one of the top 3 restaurants in South Bend. The wild mushroom soup is a must. Service was very good and out waiter was very knowledgeable about the daily specials. A definite destination restaurant.

Thank Dukes48
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Chicago type atmosphere in this South Bend establishment. Drinks are good, wine list too. Presentation of food good as well. Not an a rated place but not bad either.

Thank billmccarthy2017
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Are they serving on Easter Sunday? Do they accept reservations?
17 February 2017|
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Response from KJanowsky | Property representative |
We will be open on Easter Sunday, and yes we do accept reservations. Please call us at 574-968-8101 to set those up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-968-8101
  • E-mail
A warm, inviting atmosphere best defines Cafe Navarre. Clearly one of downtown South Bend's most attractive buildings from the exterior, and the view from inside Cafe Navarre is nothing short of breathtaking. The fusion of Old World style architecture with natural light and the finest interior furnishings, the ambiance of Cafe Navarre is truly one of a kind.The style of food offered by Cafe Navarre includes French, Italian and Spanish. Cuisine distinguished by simplicity, full flavor, and healthiness describes the overall style. Cafe Navarre's menu also offers more fresh fish options than what other local restaurants typically offer.Dishes created with farm to table sources are unmistakable in flavor and quality. These are regularly featured at Cafe Navarre, along with an array of top shelf wines at prices that our customers return frequently to enjoy.Private Rooms: For your special event or business meeting, Cafe Navarre can seat up to 20 guests in each of three private meeting rooms.
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