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South Bend Chocolate Cafe

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122 S Michigan, South Bend, IN 46619
574-287-0725
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
Look for dinosaur bone display in hallway!

We opted for coffee and muffins. Lots of coffee flavors and great FRESH baked cookies and other bakery items!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We opted for coffee and muffins. Lots of coffee flavors and great FRESH baked cookies and other bakery items!

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South Bend, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

As a long-time South Bend/Notre Dame resident, there is no better place for coffee, a bagel and leisurely conversation. For lunch: the best salads in South Bend.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Had a horrible latte, even with an extra shot there was no flavor and the Americano was transparent. Also tried a cinnamon bun. Old and dry, the instant bake kind. Heard they had a good Rueben. There must be a better coffee place in town. It is big and fancy, if you like that sort of thing.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were in South Bend to attend a wedding at Notre Dame. We stopped in for lunch. I had the lobster bisque which was tasty. The highlight of lunch was the hummus. It tasted like it was homemade. I had a strawberry soda, which I have not had for years.

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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Whenever a friend wants to meet for lunch at SB Chocolate Cafe, I cringe. The food is only average - not even as good as retro soda fountain food. The staff will point to the giant cans of soup behind them when you ask if the soups are homemade and the grilled sandwiches available are less than inspired. But, come... More 

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Bratt, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Based on reviews, we went to the South Bend Chocolate Café for dinner. (It seems that everything else that isn't a chain shuts down early in South Bend.) The store is divided into several rooms (a bakery with cheesecake cases, the long chocolate display cases, the café line, and a retail shop with toys, tshirts, etc.) and you can get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

With a name like "South Bend Chocolate Factory" you wouldn't think they serve food...well they do, and it's damn good! I went for lunch and ordered the 1/2 sandwich & soup and it was a full meal. The Cuban sandwich was one of the better ones I've ever had - and Im from little Cuba, aka Miami. I ordered the... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Not a lot of choices, but assembly line approach worked well and food was decent and reasonably priced. Could also order coffee drinks and coordinate their delivery with meal. Not many choices in downtown South Bend, so worth visiting. Did not eat chocolate but had their confections before and they are o.k.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

You can buy the same items elsewhere at cheaper prices. Nothing cozy just boring. Foopd over priced for not much taste...living off their reputation.

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you want sweets, look no more! From candy, cakes, fondue and plain old Hot Chocolate, there is something for everyone here. They also offer sandwiches and such, they are good and reasonably priced.

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Address: 122 S Michigan, South Bend, IN 46619
Phone Number: 574-287-0725
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
Cuisine: American, Dessert

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  • Address: 122 S Michigan, South Bend, IN 46619
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: 574-287-0725

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Dessert

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