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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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French, American, European, International, Gluten Free Options
24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Lori S
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Food was great! Prices ridiculously expensive! We were a party of 8 and our bill was close to $1000! Seriously not going back.

Thank SharonSteinkraus
Reviewed April 24, 2018

My wife and I booked a table two weeks in advance for our anniversary. After our first round of drinks and an appetizer everything went down hill. 35 minutes later we asked where our entre and second round of drinks were? One of the owners,...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We used to frequent this establishment when we moved moved to the area 25 years ago. We may have visited a couple of times since the previous owner passed away, but not in the last 15 years. Yesterday was our wedding anniversary and were looking...More

2  Thank dillnbee
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Spent $40 on Uber from downtown South Bend to find this restaurant CLOSED. Website and voicemail indicated restaurant is OPEN. Still advertising Easter 2018 on website yet place looks abandoned. Total waste of time and money. NOTE TO MANAGEMENT: UPDATE WEBSITE!!

3  Thank Bonnie O
Reviewed March 10, 2018

You hear the terms “layers of flavor” and “building layers” but how often do you experience it? We did earlier this week at The Carriage House when we took advantage of their five course French dinner. The dinner began with house made liver pate and...More

Thank gglcpa
JbishopM, Owner at Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

The sentiments of your recent visit convey the theme of our mission statement. Your generous comments were well received by the entire staff. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed March 3, 2018

This restaurant is also one of the best in South Bend. Something about the food is special. They take care in working with local ingredients. Some friends recommended it and I am happy I gave it an opportunity.

1  Thank Cesar I
JbishopM, Owner at Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed February 26, 2018

A rare combination of Great Food, Great Service, History and Ambience. Located in a formerly historic church building dating to the 1850s and converted to a restaurant in the 1970s. The restaurant oozes charm from the moment you drive up. The interior is warmly appointed....More

2  Thank erotsten
JbishopM, Owner at Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

It was a pleasure meeting both you and your lovely wife. I sincerely appreciate your thoughtful review. I hope to see you both when you return to the South Bend area again. Best,

Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Went here to celebrate our valentines and it was amazing. The food was beyond wonderful and the staff very attentive.

1  Thank Jessica W
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April 11, 2017|
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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