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Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine

Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek
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2128 South Bend Ave., South Bend, IN 46637
574.277.7239
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We are a family owned and operated establishment, located at our new...
We are a family owned and operated establishment, located at our new location on 2128 South Bend Ave, across the street from Martin's, near the corner of SR23 and Ironwood.We strive to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere with traditional Mediterranean cuisine with many meat and vegetarian menu options. If you want a unique, warm, and tasteful dining experience, Elia’s is the pace to be.
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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, pleasant service

Ate here with some locals while passing through and glad we did. The food was tasty and nicely prepared. The service was great. I now know why the people who live in the area eat here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
robert-not-home
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Boston, MA
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Boston, MA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Ate here with some locals while passing through and glad we did. The food was tasty and nicely prepared. The service was great. I now know why the people who live in the area eat here!

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Chicago, Illinois
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104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We took the advise here on trip advisor and were not disappointed. The waiters was very patient with us and walked us through the menu. The amount of food was more than enough and the price just made it a great deal. We are already planning our next visit. Even the kids found the menu desirable, a double plus.

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South Bend, Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a pretty good place in the South Bend area...certainly a great value as the entrees are inexpensive. After a couple mediocre experiences at other South Bend restaurants, we decided to order something that wasn't too 'exotic', so we settled on gyros. We were pleasantly surprised. Next time we go, I'll try falafel or something more mediterranean. Our server... More 

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South Bend
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed the food-portions were great, taste was amazing. The wait staff was so nice and answered all our questions we had about the food. We will now be regular's here!

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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79 reviews 79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

She does a great job at making fine food the atmosphere is good kinda small but elegant and has potential

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Nappanee
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The food is fresh and delicious. Pricing is affordable. While the menu changed from my prior visit, the shish tawouk was still featured and was tasty as ever. I went with a colleague for lunch to celebrate the holidays and the end of the calendar year. My favorite accompaniment is the garlic paste. It is a simple yet spectacular treat.

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South Bend, IN
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73 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I went to Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine restaurant for the first time last evening. The décor is "modern" and pleasant. It seems very clean. Dimmed lights. I would say that the wait staff and the portions were adequate. The food was very good; nothing left to take home.

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Fortunately, I live local and enjoy Elia's often. The authentic HOMEMADE food is so delicious that I actually crave it! My personal favorites are garlic paste, hoummos, baba ghannouge, vegetarian and meat grape leaf rolls, Greek salad, hashwi, and kafta. Portions are generous. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere, and it is extremely clean. Friendly service, too.

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South Bend, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Elia's is a hidden gem in the South Bend area. It is easy to get to, but most importantly, the food is fantastic! I am a vegetarian, so it can be challenging sometimes finding a good meal here in South Bend. But Elia's has a large number of options for vegetarians, and they all taste great! If you have never... More 

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South Bend
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was my first time here and my boyfriend and I took his mom there. We all loved it! Can't wait to go back

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Additional Information about Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine

Address: 2128 South Bend Ave., South Bend, IN 46637
Phone Number: 574.277.7239
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2128 South Bend Ave., South Bend, IN 46637
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: 574.277.7239

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children

Description

We are a family owned and operated establishment, located at our new location on 2128 South Bend Ave, across the street from Martin's, near the corner of SR23 and Ironwood.We strive to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere with traditional Mediterranean cuisine with many meat and vegetarian menu options. If you want a unique, warm, and tasteful dining experience, Elia’s is the pace to be.
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?