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Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens

24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
+1 574-272-9220
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pate” (13 reviews)
“dover sole” (6 reviews)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, American, European, International, Gluten Free Options
24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last night was our first time dining here. We didn't have any expectations, as it is SW Michigan and it can be hit or miss. My husband had low expectations due to the empty parking lot but I convinced him to give it a try....More

Thank Tennille M
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The service was great and the dining area is beautiful. However, the food lacks flavor. We ended up leaving after not even finishing the main course. The meat was tough and tasted old. I ordered the ratatouille and the beans were very hard. It was...More

1  Thank sylvia a
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We have dined at this restaurant for years; the dining room was closed and we sat outside in the garden Beautiful! But it was very warm and there were bugs. They had umbrellas but did not block the sun very well; they should have had...More

Thank starbucks83
Reviewed August 27, 2018

From the delicious food to the perfect champagne our Celebration Dinner for our Son and his new Bride was perfect! From the owners to the staff everyone made our dinner a night to remember! Thank You Carriage House

1  Thank Freedom61419
Reviewed August 21, 2018

There for an anniversary dinner with husband. Visiting from out of town and found the place by asking locals for the FINEST restaurant in the South Bend area and by double-checking online reviews. The place lived up to the hype. ... (My only negative comment...More

Thank AliceB1950
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I had a small, intimate wedding here this past weekend. Let me tell you, the staff and the venue exceeded my expectations. The food was excellent, service is prompt, polite, and friendly. The owners are right there and made sure my day was stress free....More

Thank sarsingsuen
Reviewed August 9, 2018

My husband and I wanted a relaxing date night. We were not disappointed! The alfresco dinning and gardens are beautiful. Being from the south, I am a connoisseur of fried green tomatoes. Their version is the best I have ever had. From the wine selection...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding! From the atmosphere to the outstanding and friendly staff and the amazing food. We enjoyed our dinner and the break from our drive back to Cleveland from a weekend vacation. Sure hope our travels bring us through South Bend again. We will definitely stop!

1  Thank Lwood T
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Have been to the alfresco garden dining patio in the past but it remains a favorite place to relax in the country while enjoying some delicious food. My wife and I try many new dishes and the wood fired pizza with its variety of choices...More

Thank karllotta
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Awful from start to finish. The chef went to every table in the place except ours. We still have no idea what the soup is tonight. Our server was just about as rude as it gets. Just because we don’t look “rich” doesn’t mean I...More

4  Thank LoriS817
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October 13, 2018|
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Response from Lwood T | Reviewed this property |
I agree with starbucks83! I am sure it will be awesome!!
April 11, 2017|
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Response from ginidick | Reviewed this property |
Pretty pricey but worth it for a special occasion and a wonderful meal.
February 25, 2015|
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Response from Rodney F | Property representative |
The restaurant reopened May 14th 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $65
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-272-9220
  • E-mail
Indiana's most nationally recognized restaurant - 28 years AAA Chicago Four Diamond and 30 years Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence." Formal Main Dining housed within historical 1851 building featuring the freshest farm-to-table foods and extensive fine wine list. Michiana's premier outdoor fine-dining facility, ALFRESCO FINE DINING & GARDENS, featuring a wood fire oven, patio seating adjacent to outdoor stage exhibiting local musicians every weekend during summer. Two Excellent Venues - One Superb Restaurant!
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