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Cafe Navarre

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101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639 (Washington)
+1 574-968-8101
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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South Bend, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As always, service and food was very good. The atmosphere is inviting. I normally choose this venue for entertaining clients or out of town guests for lunch. I highly recommend their mushroom soup, homemade chips, and lunch entree's.

Thank thedeckers
South Bend, Indiana
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wife and I stopped by for a drink while frequenting the annual art fair. Our bartender, Killian, was great as usual. His parents just happened to come in and had some drinks as well. It was an unexpected stop, we stayed for a second!

Thank chris h
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We sat upstairs, not a prime seating location, the downstairs looks much more attractive. I requested sitting in one of the 2 empty booths, but they were "reserved", although we did have a reservation. 2 of us had the fried green tomato salad, the slices were extremely thick, they should be thinly sliced, the cornbread crust was adequate but didn't... More 

Thank pavlovskat
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the old bank building with a new and tasty fare. Very upscale delicious small portions. Extensive wine list, wonderful choices by the glass. Fresh catch of the day was perfect.

Thank DarylN
South Bend, Indiana
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old bank that has been beautifully renovated to an upscale restaurant with a menu that gets changed up often enough that you don't get bored with the fare. My husband raves about the mushroom soup and I always find a red meat option that makes my taste buds happy!

Thank Carla M
granger, in
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All meals and drinks were very good. Service and atmosphere as well. Not the most expensive restaurant in the area, but still on the higher priced end. Overall, I would recommend Café Navarre.

Thank ctso3
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599 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with friends from out of town delicious vegan quinoa in squash friends had duck and also great reports on those plates

Thank Cystokid
Pittsfield MA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere. Wait staff was excellent and choices wers varied. A little pricey but enjoyed being able to eat the meal. Bloody Mary was excellent..

Thank techy174
Wheaton, Illinois
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch. Just the right proportions and very tasty. Reasonably priced, too. Try the Chicken Salad--it looks like a small portion when it is served, but it is the right amount for lunch!

Thank MBSpit
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and an excellent bartender, always visit multiple times when in town. Best in SB by far !

Thank SuzSwiss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $38
American, Soups, French
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-968-8101
A warm, inviting atmosphere best defines Cafe Navarre. Clearly one of downtown South Bend's most attractive buildings from the exterior, and the view from inside Cafe Navarre is nothing short of breathtaking. The fusion of Old World style architecture with natural light and the finest interior furnishings, the ambiance of Cafe Navarre is truly one of a kind.The style of food offered by Cafe Navarre includes French, Italian and Spanish. Cuisine distinguished by simplicity, full flavor, and healthiness describes the overall style. Cafe Navarre's menu also offers more fresh fish options than what other local restaurants typically offer.Dishes created with farm to table sources are unmistakable in flavor and quality. These are regularly featured at Cafe Navarre, along with an array of top shelf wines at prices that our customers return frequently to enjoy.Private Rooms: For your special event or business meeting, Cafe Navarre can seat up to 20 guests in each of three private meeting rooms.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?