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Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens

24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
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Ranked #3 of 259 Restaurants in South Bend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $50
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Continental
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Indiana's most nationally recognized restaurant - 24 years AAA Chicago Four Diamond and 28 years Wine Spectator "Best of Award of Excellence". Main Dining housed within historical 1851 building featuring the freshest farm-to-table foods and one of the finest wine lists in the world.America's only outdoor fine-dining facility, ALFRESCO FINE DINING & GARDENS, featuring French WoodFire oven, patio seating adjacent to outdoor stage exhibiting local musicians every weekend during summer.Two Excellent Venues - One Superb Restaurant!
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Buchanan, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We went to the Carriage House last Saturday for dinner. We've been going at least a couple of times of year for more than 30 years and have always had a great meal and a delightful experience. It's our favorite area fine dining restaurant. One of the best times of year is Christmas! The restaurant is beautifully and tastefully decorated,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

My sister came into town for a couple of days to visit for the holidays. I've always wanted to experience a meal here so I made reservations. We arrived around 7:00pm and were quickly seated. It was decorated beautifully for the Holidays. Rodney, our server did an outstanding job not only serving us but explaining our options as well. Every... More 

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Middlebury, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We have been to the Carriage House for various celebrations over the past 10 years. It had been several years since our last visit. Last evening from the moment we stepped through the door we were welcomed. This time of year it is difficult for a party of 2 not to get lost in the shuffle of Christmas parties. We... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

I was visiting family in South Bend and we decided to try this restaurant. What a wonder surprise. We had an outstanding meal. My Steak Diane was "to die for". Melt in your mouth flavor. We tried all courses and were so pleased with everything. Rodney, our server, was pleasant and personable. The decor was warm and inviting. It was... More 

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judyoody, Owner at Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your comments. Look forward to your next visit! More 

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46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My husband and I went here for our anniversary dinner. It was very nice, although the menu is a little old fashioned. They start off with chicken liver pate, which I do not eat, but it is nice to have an amuse bouche. I ordered the soup of the day, roasted red pepper. It tasted more like tomato but was... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We want to this place primarily based on online reviews. Had reservations a month or so in advance. Courteous greeter. Nice small bar area with a cordial bartender. The restaurant was full. Sat down at our table in a reasonable length of time and we were served a small plate with a liver with dill pickle combination. Different and tasty.... More 

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South Bend, Indiana, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I haven't been there in almost 20 years, but after visiting several major cities in Europe, we are pleased to share that the service, food and atmosphere mirrored many of the same experiences we had in Europe. The deliberate unhurried pace of the meal set the experience apart from others in town. The wine list was second to none and... More 

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Union Pier, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It's been 25 years sine I had dinner at The Carriage House. We moved back to the area (Union Pier, MI) a couple of years ago. I thought I'd surprise my wife who works in South Bend a couple of days a week. Went to her office and said I've made reservations at The Carriage House...she has never been! Everything... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We went to South Bend, Indiana for the Louisville-Notre Dame game. A friend recommended the Carriage House which was outside town situated across from a cornfield. It has a nice feel and the hospitality was evident from the first greeting. But the meal we had was a delightful surprise. The service was impeccable, obviously the result of detailed training of... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This was my first time going to the Carriage House and I can definitely say that I will be back again. The atmosphere was excellent and the food was great. The chef specials were especially delicious. I plan on going back and bringing my family in the near future!

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Additional Information about Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens

Address: 24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
Phone Number: 574-272-9220
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 50
Cuisine: Continental

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