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Ben's Soft Pretzels - CLOSED

122 S Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1926
+1 574-287-0725
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
“cheesecake” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Fast food
$$ - $$$
122 S Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1926
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1 - 10 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2017

We did the South Bend Chocolate Cafe for lunch last weekend and I have to say, the sandwiches were very good. Not as good as the turtle sundae I had though. My daughter had a grilled cheese that she liked and some kind of chocolate...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visit the factory and take a tour then take the time to head downtown to visit the Cafe. The food is always delicious and they recently added a soft pretzels bakery. I always like browsing the old time chocolates. Grab some popcorn mixes or something...More

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stopped in South Bend and were too early for the places that didn't open until after 4:00 pm and late for the places just open for breakfast and lunch. A local resident told us to try the South Bend Chocolate Cafe and we took...More

Thank BlueFleck
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped on the way to the airport. They were busy and running behind but the waitresses were working hard to catch up and make amends.

Thank David M
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Stopped in for lunch after a stop on our road trip. My wife enjoyed her Reuben because it wasn't greasy (like most places). My Philly Chicken sandwich was OK; the bread wasn't really appropriate for it and I'm not sure it was fresh. The grilled...More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I recently visited South Bend for the Notre Dame game time and stopped in here for a couple chocolate covered orange peels. The orange peels were delightfully delicious

Thank SmokingChicken
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A family owned business, South Bend Chocolate cafe is sure to meet your treat needs, from gourmet chocolates to ice-cream there is something for everyone.........they even have a new Ben's soft Pretzels concession in store which is proving very popular. Their factory is also close...More

Thank SamJ282015
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

They sell gourmet chocolates by the pound. If you can image it, they most likely make it. Their hot chocolate is made with their melted chocolate & milk. They also sell a variety of cheesecake, cookies & muffins. I love the bottles of specialty drinks...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed some chocolate treats. Loved the caramel chocolate! Yummy!! Staff was very nice. We got some sandwiches to go as well for the road trip. The Grilled cheese was a bit much (very greasy) but the veggie wrap was great!

Thank Agermangirl1
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful relaxed cafe/candy/restaurant. Like going back in time. One of each of every kind of chocolate or candy. They have board games out to play at the table. A separate play area for the toddlers. People strolled and played corn hole board out front. The...More

Thank Anne H
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 S Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-287-0725
  • E-mail
Ben's Soft Pretzels, founded in 2008, is a gourmet pretzel bakery serving legendary, fresh, hot jumbo pretzels and other pretzel products, at a great value. The Amish-inspired, fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth taste pairs perfectly with our 11 gourmet dipping sauces. Try one of our Bake N’ Shake toppings to further customize your flavor. Our famous Pretzel Dog features and all-beef frank and Swiss Cheese wrapped in a pretzel. Ben's Soft Pretzels are almost 2x the size of other soft pretzels and feature imported salt from Germany. Each Ben’s Soft Pretzels bakery makes all of it's pretzel dough from scratch every day, all-day. Our gourmet pretzels are hand-rolled and baked on-site to produce that perfect, warm, delicious pretzel you have been craving! Looking to turn dough into dough? Come roll with us! Franchising opportunities are available. Ben’s Soft Pretzels has more than 80 locations across the US and we are growing rapidly! Have a pretzel day!
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