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“Legendary stadium”
Review of Notre Dame Stadium

Notre Dame Stadium
Ranked #5 of 45 things to do in South Bend
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: One of the top sporting venues in the U.S., this vast sports arena for the athletically celebrated University of Notre Dame was originally built in 1930 and remodeled in the late '90s, increasing seating capacity to over 80,000.
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The recent renovation was beautifully done. People working it are nice, as are most people at ND. The new Jumbo screen is nice for watching replays

Thank LAT681
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"college football"
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"great game"
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"notre dame"
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"locker room"
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"end zone"
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"fighting irish"
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"touchdown jesus"
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"big screen"
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"playing field"
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"yard line"
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"press box"
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"fight song"
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"bench seats"
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"football experience"
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"video board"
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"visiting team"
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Blown away by the beautiful campus, friendly staff, spotless stadium, and overall experience of a game at the stadium. Amazing place to watch a game even if you are not an Irish fan.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Notre Dame Stadium has always been iconic, but recent renovations that include a jumbo-video display and 2 inch wider seats, make the experience even more enjoyable. Also added are more TV monitors in the concourse and upgraded concessions. If you have never experienced the Fighting Irish, especially allow time for tailgating, I highly recommend a visit to South Bend/Notre Dame and check off a bucket list item!

Thank Ken R
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Ever since we went to school to when our daughter studied as an undergraduate student and to when our son studies as a graduate student, we have been to many, many games at Notre Dame Football stadium We've alway enjoyed coming to tailgate and to watch games even in blizzard conditions. But this year, with the renovation to the stadium, our game watching experience completely changed. For a substantial fee, we were offered by the university preferred seating. If you feel like spending money on football like we did, we highly recommend preferred seating. You get a private entrance and elevators to take you to your seat level which sit at a level where you can see the game quite well, along with gorgeous views of the beautiful campus. there is an overhang where the preferred seats are located with heaters attached to the overhangs. You don't have to worry about long lines to go to the bathroom The section has its own sets of bathrooms. Best of all, food is included in the price of the seats - 2 hours before the game starts, during the game, and one hour after the game ends. If you are feeling tired or too cold outdooors,\ there js a large well appointed atrium where you can hang out. The food is not just your run of the mill stadium food - although they do serve the stadium hot dogs and pretzels that we dearly love. But in addition there is a food buffet that includes all sorts of meats, fruits, cheeses, etc. It is topped off by a meat carving stadium. There are separate food stations for chili, clam chowder, etc. Unlimited too are the wine, beer, soft drinks, and water. Hot chocolate and coffee are also available as you munch on an endless supply of popcorn - plain or Chicago mix. Oh, and don't forget the ice cream bars. There is an abundance of hospitality staff and they open the doors for you, man the elevators. pick up used plates, bottles, and utensils. One gets a parking spot by the stadium as well, so you won't have to walk too far if you don't want to. bIn other words, you get spoiled and you all are aware of the hefty prices that the privilege of watching Notre Dame football in a very different environment command. And even if it is a high-priced section, the fans are just as raucous so you don't miss out on the fun of watching football - except that you are watching in less spartan conditions. I hope Notre Dame keeps up the high standards.

Thank Domrcpl
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Even though it rain during my game vs Navy, it was a fantastic experience. Come dress appropriately for the game regardless of the weather, just come prepare. Make sure you come early and tailgate.

Thank carlosl555
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