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Cafe Navarre

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101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601 (Washington)
+1 574-968-8101
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: A warm, inviting atmosphere best defines Cafe Navarre. Clearly one of...
A warm, inviting atmosphere best defines Cafe Navarre. Clearly one of downtown South Bend's most attractive buildings from the exterior, and the view from inside Cafe Navarre is nothing short of breathtaking. The fusion of Old World style architecture with natural light and the finest interior furnishings, the ambiance of Cafe Navarre is truly one of a kind.The style of food offered by Cafe Navarre includes French, Italian and Spanish. Cuisine distinguished by simplicity, full flavor, and healthiness describes the overall style. Cafe Navarre's menu also offers more fresh fish options than what other local restaurants typically offer.Dishes created with farm to table sources are unmistakable in flavor and quality. These are regularly featured at Cafe Navarre, along with an array of top shelf wines at prices that our customers return frequently to enjoy.Private Rooms: For your special event or business meeting, Cafe Navarre can seat up to 20 guests in each of three private meeting rooms.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
I expected a little mor

We went to Cafe Navarre for dinner on a Thursday evening before going to a show at the Morris Civic. We had a reservation so we were sat quickly. They were fairly busy and any drinks from the bar took quite a while. I had the Navarre salad. It was pretty basic and small but fresh. I also ordered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Mishawaka,IN
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Mishawaka,IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We went to Cafe Navarre for dinner on a Thursday evening before going to a show at the Morris Civic. We had a reservation so we were sat quickly. They were fairly busy and any drinks from the bar took quite a while. I had the Navarre salad. It was pretty basic and small but fresh. I also ordered the... More 

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South Bend
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Have had occasion to eat lunch here numerous times. It's been a wonderful meal, each time. Wait staff is attentive without being invasive; responsive in a timely way; and very courteous. Breads served with the meal are just right: crisp crusts, fragrant, a real plus to the dining. I wouldn't hesitate bringing anybody to this venue.

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South Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a nice late lunch at Cafe Navarre. Not wanting something heavy, we ordered salads. They were fresh and the salmon was perfectly cooked. The restaurant is right downtown in a refurbished bank building. Many of the architectural details have been restored and enhanced, adding to the charm of the interior. The service was good and very friendly. We'll... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A very nice modern restaurant. Our server was adequate. The food was alright. I found it odd how some tables were offered bread/butter whereas others were not and some water glasses came with lemon slices others did not. We were not offered either so I requested lemon slices. One person in our party had seared salmon with green beans and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Dining at Cafe Navarre makes you feel like you are in Chicago or New York. It has a big city feel with the warmth of South Bend. The food is always exceptional, the bar is our favorite watering hole and the service is outstanding. And don't overlook the Dessert Menu!

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very good food. Very nice ambiance. Very well trained staff. Top quality all the way around. Very impressed.

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Enterprise, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

First of all Adam great waiter and ambassador for the city. The atmosphere is great for couples. The bread was good we enjoyed the Navarre salad, my Wife had the scallops they were good but two scallops for the price is not worth it. I had the leg of lamb with couscous and it was great. This Restaurants great for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was treated to lunch by my boss and manager and was given a choice. I heard so many good things about Cafe Navarre from another co-worker that I decided to try them. My favorite dish is the mushroom soup. It was so delicious that the next time I wanted soup for lunch, I walked down to Cafe Navarre just... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've eaten here twice over the last few years, most recently in April. The menu has a nice variety, the staff is very nice, and the food is delicious! Depending on where you sit, it can be noisy.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A large group of us dined at Cafe Navarre, and everyone at the table raved about their food. They have a large craft beer selection (the Edmund Fitzgerald is delicious!) and a good wine list. I had the pork belly and the bavette, both of which were fantastic, and the portions are very filling - no room for dessert. The... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Navarre

Address: 101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601
Phone Number: +1 574-968-8101
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 38
Cuisine: French, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601
    (Washington)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-968-8101

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 38
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business

Description

A warm, inviting atmosphere best defines Cafe Navarre. Clearly one of downtown South Bend's most attractive buildings from the exterior, and the view from inside Cafe Navarre is nothing short of breathtaking. The fusion of Old World style architecture with natural light and the finest interior furnishings, the ambiance of Cafe Navarre is truly one of a kind.The style of food offered by Cafe Navarre includes French, Italian and Spanish. Cuisine distinguished by simplicity, full flavor, and healthiness describes the overall style. Cafe Navarre's menu also offers more fresh fish options than what other local restaurants typically offer.Dishes created with farm to table sources are unmistakable in flavor and quality. These are regularly featured at Cafe Navarre, along with an array of top shelf wines at prices that our customers return frequently to enjoy.Private Rooms: For your special event or business meeting, Cafe Navarre can seat up to 20 guests in each of three private meeting rooms.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?