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Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine

2128 South Bend Ave., South Bend, IN 46637
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Ranked #18 of 257 Restaurants in South Bend
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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.
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English first
South Bend, Indiana
1 review
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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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
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Wonderful Boulder Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

While on a cross country trip made the pilgrimage to the surprisingly delectable Elia's. My young wife absolutely raved about the lamb chops and the two ravenous boys devoured their gyro and Mediterranean plates with gusto. Excellent, thoughtful and attentive service made the meal ever more special

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I live in Detroit and stopped at Elia's for carry out. Although I often visit South Bend for work, this was my first time visiting Elia's. The food tastes good, but the portions were smaller than I expected. I ordered Shish Tawook which comes with salad. I figured this would not be enough so I also ordered some spinach pie... More

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cleveland, ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were driving on 90 and wanted something better than fast food. The reviews were good on Google so we tried it. It is about 10 minutes off the highway. It was very good. We had gyros. All was fresh and nicely prepared. The place was spotless. The waiter was nice. It was a lovely diversion. The speedway next door... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

First visit - friendly, attentive waitress, Katy, and food was fresh and good. Will definitely return

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Adrian, Michigan
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683 restaurant reviews
523 helpful votes 523 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a spot to get some pretty decent Middle Eastern fare though it was rated a little more highly on TripAdvisor than my experience would suggest. When I arrived into South Bend by train from Chicago, this place caught my eye as I looked through TripAdvisor. Middle Eastern food sounded good and it looked as though the reviews were... More

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Northern Indiana
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We eat here a lot, primarily lunch. I'm a fussy eater (don't use menus unless necessary) and they put together what I want. I like the kafta, chicken, and lentils with a side of garlic paste or hummus. We really like the food and the service is very good. The place is authentic. Worth a visit.

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Notre Dame, Indiana, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I'm not a huge Mediterranean food fan but there's little not to like about Elia's. They have good prices and good portions of food.

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

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