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214 North Niles Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617
574 280-4824
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Ranked #53 of 259 Restaurants in South Bend
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Often I will check out a restaurant's website to know what it is I'm going to order ahead of time. I did this with Carmela's. With my selection picked out and an idea of what I was going to order, I was surprised with the actual menu no longer including my selection, the Italian Combo. An additional surprise came when... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A cuisine of unending Italian delights–that’s Carmela’s at Macri’s, located conveniently on North Niles Avenue in downtown South Bend. Here you’ll find tasty Italian favorites where even standard fare like spaghetti and meatballs provides an unforgettable dining experience. A generous menu with Italian and other favorites, lots of Carmela’s homemade cooking, daily specials that will tempt your palate, a generous... More

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La Crosse, WI
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125 reviews 125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A group of 7 men dined at 8 pm on a Friday night, and by 8:30 we were the only ones in the restaurant; maybe a reason? Server, Emily, is very capable and friendly, and the menu is interesting, with an Italian predominance. I shot high with veal stuffed with ricotta and sausage over a bed of pasta, expecting something... More

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Portage, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Today we had lunch at Carmela's. The lasagna was the best I have ever had. It was so light and delicious. The salads were very good and the amounts of everything was just right. Lovely lunch and will definitely return.

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South Bend, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

On a diet and love their Veggie wrap with sauce on the side, side salad with dressing on the side. Great Price, good food, highly recommend this spot!!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This was our second time here, but the first was over 4 years ago. We were there with a large group (22 people), so they split us up onto two tables. The service was excellent, servers were very knowledgable, particularly about their extensive wine list. We also split the check(s) up several ways, but everybody;s bill was correct, and they... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful family date night dinner there before attending a show at the SB Civic Theatre. The waiter was very polite and brought out a "split" entrée on 2 different plates without being asked (love that!) Interior was clean, uncluttered and charming. Enjoyed our meal all the way through dessert. The very full bread basket was a hit... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

Lets just say, they fired our server while we were having dinner!!! She came and announced that she would no longer be working there after that evening. When we first walked in we had to wait, place had about 3 tables, they sat us next to the kitchen bathroom isle, I asked if we could be back in the corner... More

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South Bend
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The food is decent, but it is no better than Fazzoli's. Most of the food tasted freezer burned, definetly not home made. The atmosphere is above average though.

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South Bend, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

My husband and I met some dear friends at this restaurant and had a great time because of the service, the food, and the atmosphere. We'd recommend this place to anyone who likes good food and a lovely atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Carmela's

Address: 214 North Niles Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617
Phone Number: 574 280-4824
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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