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East Bank Emporium Restaurant

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121 S Niles Ave, Ste 3, South Bend, IN 46617-2786
+1 574-234-9000
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
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“warm rolls” (2 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121 S Niles Ave, Ste 3, South Bend, IN 46617-2786
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had reservations for this restaurant for six people two hours before a scheduled Broadway theater show at the nearby theater. Half an hour before show time we still did not have our food, so we had to leave. Unfortunately I can't give a review of...More

Thank rachdawn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for a conference and went with a group of 9. This is a short walk from the hotels and is on the river. They have a great chicken salad sandwich in a pita, their salmon was good and I had a...More

Thank ruby134
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met another couple for dinner here and we were seated by the window with a view of the bridge. I ordered the ‘Greek’ which is a chicken breast perfectly cooked with a bit of feta cheese on top. It was served a side of...More

Thank mnjzmom1966
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Enjoyed a wonderful meal on a Saturday night! We were seated at a table overlooking the river...we want to come back when they have outside patio dining. We shared a delicious Cajun Cobb Salad drizzled with an avocado garlic dressing...yumm! This was a good size...More

Thank SBTorontogal
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Nice place to eat with family and friends. It is not too luxurious, but being by the river walk adds a great touch. There are a number of items on the menu that are very tasty. The battered cod is excellent. They also have some...More

Thank sdamron2017
Reviewed February 2, 2018

I love the Emporium for several reasons. Great view of the river and river lights if you go at night. Unique atmosphere. Huge menu to please most everyone. Amble parking also. You can't go wrong and they have plenty of seating. Would suggest reservations if...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

We went on a busy Saturday night. Server did a great job, but the restaurant was severely understaffed. Food came out great, but if staffed better, we would not have been there as long and could have gotten more refills, in turn spending more on...More

Thank davidlikesthis
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Sister came to visit for Thanksgiving & I thought food would be good at Emporium. My sister & I ordered the turkey dinners, this was processed turkey roll. The stuffing was dry, turkey was dry & awful. Never again for Thanksgiving.

Thank Diane D
Reviewed December 12, 2017

We had an office Christmas dinner party on 12/11 and sat upstairs in the loft, which was nice for privacy. The 12 persons who were there all commented that their food was really good. We had a wonderful waiter and the restaurant was decorated festively...More

Thank maureenmagers
Reviewed December 1, 2017

When I was in the hospital for a long stay that included Thanksgiving Day, Assistant Manager Andrew and Chef Mark earned high scores for East Bank Emporium. They did an "above and beyond" job of handling our full service "to go" order that friends picked...More

Thank lawrencep614
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October 31, 2016|
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Response from rodel2016 | Reviewed this property |
There is a loft which will hold 30-40 people. We had occasion to use it for a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner in July. It was very hot in the upper portion of the main dining area, and quite a lot of noise from below. On top of... More
Tom D
November 12, 2015|
Response from renman42 | Reviewed this property |
about 90 miles. Theater in Fort Wayne. Restaurant in South Bend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 S Niles Ave, Ste 3, South Bend, IN 46617-2786
    (Niles & Jefferson)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-234-9000
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