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Sunny Italy Cafe

601 N Niles Ave, South Bend, IN 46617-1921
+1 574-232-9620
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“fresh salad” (2 reviews)
“cannoli” (2 reviews)
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601 N Niles Ave, South Bend, IN 46617-1921
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I had dinner at Sunny Italy in South Bend Wednesday, May 17. I was greeted by Jason who recommended a great Chianti for dinner. I started with an antipasto salad. I then ordered the Veal Parmesan with spaghetti that was outstanding. To finish the evening...More

Thank earlz2015
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Original Italian food. Super scampi!! A favorite of Domers since 1927. Intimate, quiet except for ND football weekends.

Thank Sara W
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

What a great surprise this site was!! Hubby and I were visiting the area due to family obligations and stumbled onto this restaurant. It was fabulous after a long day of tedious travel. We got our favorite New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc to relax with and...More

Thank Dee0847
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to try Sunny Italy for Restaurant week. The food was delicious as was the service. I had the chicken and although a side of pasta would have been nice, the baked potato was fine. My husband had spaghetti and meatball. Not plural as...More

Thank bambam26
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Spaghetti with meatballs is what they claim to be famous for, and it was absolutely delicious. The meatball and sauce had a slight tangy taste that made it even better. But ask for a carafe of water, because the glasses are very small and they...More

Thank JBry
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Have eaten there twice in the last few months, food is consistently good and the service is impeccable

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Have eaten here for over 70 years, nothing has changed - how can it be better than "Great". 2nd generation proprietor. All meals prepared fresh - homemade - moderate prices.

Thank TheMoleHole
Reviewed 26 October 2016

After hearing all about this place I was a bit let down. It was busy yes but very difficult to get refills on the tiny water glasses. Also not a very large of varied menu. What we got was fine and quick but there are...More

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I was staying as a solo business traveler down the street at the residence inn, so decided to walk over and give it a try. Great menu selection, yes the restaurant itself is outdated, but i think that's why I liked it so much... felt...More

1  Thank Christine D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We dined near the end of a very busy football Friday night. The staff was clearly tired, but kept smiling and serving excellent home made pasta. The sauces and home made salad dressings are excellent.

Thank FairfaxBob
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Ernie K
What are the hours?
23 December 2015|
Response from Debbie C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure...we went in the evening, but wise to book as they were very busy ..Try calling them and see if they have their hours on an answer message
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 N Niles Ave, South Bend, IN 46617-1921
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-232-9620
  • E-mail
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