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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Steakhouse, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings


Bruschetta Toscana
Fresh marinated tomatoes, fresh basil, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, olive oil, served w/ toasted italian bread
Bison Bites
Our own bison filet, green onion, house-made hoisin sauce
Hummus Platter
Garbanzo bean puree, roasted garlic, feta cheese, fresh tomato, roasted peppers, fresh avocado, kalamata olives, served w/ pita toast points
Sashimi Tuna
Seared sesame crusted ahi tuna, ginger-lime sauce, asian coleslaw, wasabi & pickled ginger
Pear Ravioli
Roasted pear, ricotta cheese stuffed ravioli, toasted nut cream sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh pears, parmesan cheese
Spinach-Artichoke Dip
Fresh spinach, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, lots of asiago cheese, served w/ grilled italian bread
Macadamia Nut Crusted Crab Cake
Grilled pineapple slaw, maui onion-mango remoulade
Goat Cheese Napoleon
Capriole goat cheese, tomato relish, fresh basil, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, served w/ toasted pita points
Ham Hock Cupcake
Cornbread cup cake, pulled pork ham hock, smoked mozzarella cheese, corn milk butter sauce
Cocount Shrimp
3 shrimp hand-battered in fresh coconut, pina colada dipping sauce
Served on house-made brioche bun w/ giardiniera
Bison Meatloaf Sliders
Bib lettuce, mango ketchup, house-made pickles
Michigan Chicken Sliders
Kraus farms chicken breast, jalapeno-honey mustard, michigan sour cherries, T.R.O.
Beef Tenderloin Sliders
Blackened, bleu cheese crust, bib lettuce, lingonberry steak sauce
BBQ Pork Sliders
Pulled pork, chipotle BBQ, pickled red onions
We offer a gluten free crust
Sun-dried tomato pesto, garlic, vine ripe tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil, aged balsamic, goat cheese
Fresh​ smoked tomato sugo, italian sausage, mushrooms, onions, mozzarella, provolone
Wild Wood
Roasted garlic parmesan spread, portabella mushrooms, grilled nueske’s applewood smoked bacon, caramelized onions, fontinella, truffle oil
Capriole Goat Cheese
Baby​ spinach, bibb lettuce, poached pear, candied carrot sticks, capriole goat cheese, fig-balsamic vinaigrette, walnut-honey baklava
Baked Mozzarella
Fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, sweet baby greens, grilled bread, tomato, poached pear, 18-year old aged balsamic vinaigrette
Hearts of romaine, shaved parmesan, garlic-herb croutons, house-made caesar dressing, parmesan crisp
Grilled chicken $+6.00
Hearts of romaine, grilled nueske’s applewood smoked bacon, vine ripe tomatoes, bleu cheese dressing, stilton shower, crouton cup
Blackened beef tips $+10.00
Grilled Sitka Salmon
Wild caught alaskan salmon, sautéed julienne vegetables, sun-dried tomato pesto, fresh spinach, tomato-onion salad, 18 year balsamic vinegar
Sashimi Tuna Steak
Seared sliced sashimi tuna served rare, ginger-lime sauce, wasabi, asian coleslaw, pad thai noodles, pickled ginger
Bison Meatloaf
House-made bison, stuffed w/ spinach & fontinella cheese, grilled caesar salad, toast points, bourbon shallot glaze
Monster Bison Burger
Toasted brioche bun, trader’s point aged cheddar, chipotle mayo, house-made onion rings, served w/ sweet potato fries, mango ketchup, giardineiera
Veal Medallions
Sword of John Adams
Free Range Chicken
Vegetarian by Design
Please refer to our specials board & your server for chef’s daily creation
Served w/ our signature steak sauce
7 Oz. Filet Mignon
12 Oz. Bone-in Filet Mignon
16 Oz. Kc Strip
14 Oz. Ribeye
18Oz. Cowboy Ribeye
Medallion Trio
Mac & Cheese
Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Three Grilled Shrimp
Brown Butter Lobster
Sauteed Mushrooms & Onions
Bleu Cheese Crust
Asiago Garlic Crust
Brie Cheese Crust
We offer gluten free pasta
Corndance Pennine
House-made tomato & four cheese sauce, shrimp, grilled shrimp, chicken, italian sausage
Pear Ravioli
Roasted pear & ricotta cheese stuffed ravioli, toasted nut cream sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, parmesan cheese
Fettucine Alfredo
Fettucine in a rich creamy sauce
Pepperjack Mac
Farm country cheese house habanero jack, four cheese sauce, orecchiette pasta, crushed fritos
Pork $+4.00
Lobster $+6.00
Fettucine Lobster & Shrimp
Black tiger shrimp, maine lobster, sautéed & served w/ house-made alfredo or spicy diavolo sauce
Cheesy devil sauce $+2.00
Established in 2010 Corndance Tavern presents classic tastes of the Midwest with metropolitan sophistication. Our highly trained staff strive to provide a truly memorable dining experience; professional service, fresh local food presented in a dynamic fashion, and the perfect beverage make your Corndance experience one to remember! Our steaks are dry aged and cut in-house, using midwestern beef fed on grain and grass with no steroids or hormones. We buy produce from local farms, including year-round indoor farming operations in southern Michigan. Our seafood comes straight from the Great Lakes, and what we cannot get locally, we get flown in from around the United States every day. Our wine
$15 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
American, Steakhouse, Bar
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Started out with Elote app and absolutely delicious! Moved on the the Sword or John Adams (see photo), which had grilled shrimp, grill pork chop, and some phenomenal fried chicken ( liked the chicken the best). Too full for dessert!

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first venture out due to the Covid quarantine and we chose Corndance. We had a wonderful greeting and got the “vault” as our table. It is in their wine room with one private table. Has a speaker for you to play your...More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed February 26, 2020

Without a doubt, the best steaks in Northwest Indiana. I had a 19 OZ, 85 Day old, aged Ribeye. Then they brought the mushrooms...and potatoes...and vegetables. Man! What a meal! Amazing atmosphere. Incredible service (Thanks Vicktoria!) Not cheap but worth EVERY PENNY! My steak was...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020

Good food. luckily we had a gift card to use or we would have walked out after looking at the prices. Service was good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed January 15, 2020 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit at Corndance and plan to visit again next time we get down to Mishawaka, hopefully in the near future.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Amazing steak and excellent service. There is nothing else like it in the South Bend/Mishawaka area. A must visit!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 1, 2019 via mobile

I ate here with my husband. We had a wonderful experience with terrific food and drinks. I had the salmon and he had a stroganoff. We were both really pleased with our entrees. He ordered a martini and it was a special that day so...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 26, 2019

The best meal we had during our stay in the area. We went as a party of six. Had a great lively atmosphere. We had the brussel sprouts and alligator appetizers, both excellent. We had several Southern Rose cocktails at the table and they were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

I make Corndance a routine when I visit Notre Dame. Very good tavern a excellent food. I like the ribeye steak cooked medium. My out of state friends had never been to Corndance and they were very pleased and will go again.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 8, 2019

Busy place but the only place in town.Went with a party of six, five of us had dry aged steaks. At $80 - $90 a steak, it was overpriced. If the steak was better, it would have been a decent price. Primarily California wines. A...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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September 1, 2016|
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Response from KimR556 | Reviewed this property |
You can order ala carte off the menu. This is one of our favorite restaurants in the area, I would highly recommend it!
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January 26, 2015|
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No dress code - just casual dress.
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