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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Irish Pub
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“Fiddler’s Hearth prides itself on emphasizing the true spirit of a public House, a family friendly gathering place for Celtic artists and the public at large. They proudly represent the Seven Celtic Nations in the heart of South Bend with great music, high quality food, and drink from the Celtic lands in a relaxing atmosphere.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Located right on the St. Joseph river, the Crooked Ewe is a local favorite for craft beer. Rated #4 on Trip Advisor in South Bend!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“If you are looking for a cozy spot for date night, or a nice evening, this place is phenomenal. High end dining.”
  • 26 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Cafe Navarre is one the finer dining places in the area. They have an excellent selection of fish and vegan style plates.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“The history of Rocco's is a love affair. Love of family. Love of good friends. And, of course, love of great food. Rocco's started over 60 years ago and today the Verteramo family continues a tradition of pride in serving the family's delicious Italian recipes brought over from Reggio Calabria decades ago.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“If you are a fan of the movie Rudy this is a must visit! The scene when he is sitting at the bar takes place here! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Historic Site
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“Former Studebaker mansion, now a wonderful restaurant. You can even tour the mansion. Delicious and expansive Sunday brunch. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
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“Need a gift or an excuse to get some chocolate? This place is second to none!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Good place for Friday and Saturday night or before game. Lots of drinks and good food. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“Directly across from campus, this is about the closest place to grab a Guinness on your way to the game or home. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This is probably our favorite local bar. The food is yum and the locally brewed beer is always good. They also donate a portion of each beer sale to a local charity and you get to vote for the charity you prefer by dropping your bottle cap in the designated jar. Drinking while doing good? Heck yea!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“This is my favorite restaurant in town. Their food is incredibly unique and delicious and very reasonably priced. I recommend the Pad See Ew. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
City
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“Barnaby's just celebrated their 50th Year in South Bend so you know their pizza is great but don't miss out on their cheesy garlic bread too. It's our family's favorite, hands down.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you're looking for a great breakfast before you head out of town, this is the place to visit.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Local breakfast hangout. Convenient downtown South Bend location. Not a chain. ”
  • 5 locals recommend