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Nick's Patio

1710 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1844
574-277-7400
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Ranked #72 of 254 restaurants in South Bend
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Easton, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We arrived in South Bend late and were directed to Nick's by locals. We were not disappointed. It is an old time diner with a very large selection of menu items. I had a late night special the Pizza Grilled cheese. It was Texas toast grilled cheese with sausage and meat sauce for dipping . Very tasty served with fries.... More

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Morgan. MN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I grew up in South Bend, but I've never been to Nick's until recently. I wonder if the high rates are nostalgia votes or I hope that my experience was just an off one. The food was awful. I ordered what was supposed to be a Greek dish of lemon chicken with feta. I couldn't taste the lemon and was... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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96 reviews 96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

......but somehow my plate is always empty when I'm done. It's not the best food I've ever eaten but it certainly is great liver & onions. This is my favorite spot in South Bend for liver and onions. I know some of you are cringing at the very thought of that. If you are one of the few of us... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Sounds like a good place to avoid, based on the mgmt's acceptance of teenage boys to be rude and abusive to disabled female customers. I won't ever stop here on my way through SB.

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indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

If you want some good cooking with homemade flavor, this is the place for you! They never disappoints me! I have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Th1 waitresses are sweet and aim to please. The prices are great and everyone in our group loved their food, from chopped steak to salads . Tasted good left over too... the... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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236 reviews 236 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We were looking for somewhere to eat in South Bend after 9:30PM on a Sunday night. This is a challenge! We were so happy to find Nick's Patio. They have an enormous menu. We had a very nice waiter although he didn't seem to know too much about the menu. We started with the appetizer combo, it was delicious! Everything... More

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Minneapolis
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Stopped for lunch on a hot summer day. Busy place on a Sunday, with very casual atmosphere. Ordered the fresh fruit plate with cottage cheese and raisin bread, and couldn't believe the size of the plate when it was delivered! Took home half the fruit for a later meal. The Mediterranean Salad was also tasty and a generous portion. Very... More

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South Bend
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Some of the food on the menu is great while others is not so great. I don't like the french fries at all. Their breakfast buritto is good. The prices are reasonable too. In addition they are opened 24/7, which is nice.

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South Bend, Indiana, United States
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112 reviews 112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

This place is the place to be for late night grub or early morning breakfy! I think we have tried everything on the menu and the specials are great too. The chicken salad plate is one of my favorites and the chicken bowtie soup is a solid choice. Service is pretty random as they seem to have a high turnover,... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Although the service isn't always great, Nick's has really good diner food,and is nice if you want breakfast at any time of the day and don't want to go to IHOP or some other chain. They also have some really unique dishes for a diner, like gyros.

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