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Cafe Navarre

101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
+1 574-968-8101
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mushroom soup” (17 reviews)
“lamb shank” (12 reviews)
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American, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

My wife and I had a gift certificate for this visit. While the food was good, the menu was limited. Our server did a nice job; but for the price, not certain about this spot as a regular on our "nice dinner out" nights

Thank tdoran407
Reviewed July 31, 2015

We went to Cafe Navarre for dinner on a Thursday evening before going to a show at the Morris Civic. We had a reservation so we were sat quickly. They were fairly busy and any drinks from the bar took quite a while. I had...More

Thank smcgal02
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Have had occasion to eat lunch here numerous times. It's been a wonderful meal, each time. Wait staff is attentive without being invasive; responsive in a timely way; and very courteous. Breads served with the meal are just right: crisp crusts, fragrant, a real plus...More

Thank Sandy446
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a nice late lunch at Cafe Navarre. Not wanting something heavy, we ordered salads. They were fresh and the salmon was perfectly cooked. The restaurant is right downtown in a refurbished bank building. Many of the architectural details have been restored and enhanced,...More

Thank athena-fl
Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

A very nice modern restaurant. Our server was adequate. The food was alright. I found it odd how some tables were offered bread/butter whereas others were not and some water glasses came with lemon slices others did not. We were not offered either so I...More

Thank M2white
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Dining at Cafe Navarre makes you feel like you are in Chicago or New York. It has a big city feel with the warmth of South Bend. The food is always exceptional, the bar is our favorite watering hole and the service is outstanding. And...More

1  Thank gdownes
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very good food. Very nice ambiance. Very well trained staff. Top quality all the way around. Very impressed.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed July 4, 2015

First of all Adam great waiter and ambassador for the city. The atmosphere is great for couples. The bread was good we enjoyed the Navarre salad, my Wife had the scallops they were good but two scallops for the price is not worth it. I...More

Thank Grubbman21
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was treated to lunch by my boss and manager and was given a choice. I heard so many good things about Cafe Navarre from another co-worker that I decided to try them. My favorite dish is the mushroom soup. It was so delicious that...More

Thank peachesandking
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've eaten here twice over the last few years, most recently in April. The menu has a nice variety, the staff is very nice, and the food is delicious! Depending on where you sit, it can be noisy.

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February 17, 2017|
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Response from KJanowsky | Property representative |
We will be open on Easter Sunday, and yes we do accept reservations. Please call us at 574-968-8101 to set those up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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