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Fiddler's Hearth Public House

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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127 N Main St, South Bend, IN 46601-1608
(574) 232-2853
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in for a last minute dinner. After checking trip advisor. We were glad we did. Loved the décor of this place. And the beer and food was awesome. Our server seemed a little mixed up at times but did not take away from the experience. Would definitely go back when we are in the area.

Thank Dustin A
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236 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow, wow. The real deal, and that means a lot. Irish like Cajun and sushi, although the very idea abhorrent for me, can go thorough PC trends and reciprocate popularity. We wane currently in Chicago, but here in the heart land stands Fiddlers and always will, as will be the holy trinity of Harp Guinness and Bass. Tattoo that.

Thank HelloJoeOne
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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258 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Place was packed, the atmosphere felt like an old Irish pub, common large table seating and stages for live music. Servers are super friendly and efficient. The downside is the food. Reuben was soggy, and thousand island was on the side... the corn beef was not a red color but more a dark brown chunk kind a meat, very odd... More 

Thank Christine D
South Bend, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and wonderful ambiance. Old World community pub feel - fireplace, bar, small nooks and big gather around tables. Add to that live music nights and you have a great 'grab the group' and go place. Best fish and chips I have ever had and a good selection of whiskeys!

Thank Cassie K
South Bend, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is great ! The food is not great. The description of the food on the menu is wonderful, however when you get your food it certainly does not match the description. Items are somehow left out? Go there to drink beer not eat.

Thank reelyjigs
American Fork, UT
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a group of women - quilters - to Fiddler's Hearth last week, and loved it. The food was excellent, and the ambiance was unique, to say the least. We had their fish and chips, shepherd's pie and bangers and mash.... all of which were delicious. Had to leave before the music got into full swing, but it was certainly... More 

Thank Bonnie M
Burnsville, North Carolina
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241 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love sitting at the bar on football weekends and enjoy pub food. Nice variety of beer to chose from. Dean, our most favorite bartender is always friendly and attentive. He makes us feel welcome and right at home. We usually go along with his suggestions and he has never failed us. The fish and chips served in newspaper is my... More 

Thank sherrycat
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to try it out. What a great decision! We were greeted immediately. Our waitress (Melanie ?) was superb. The food was fresh, hot & served quickly. My husband got the meatloaf special with gravy, mashed potatoes & carrots. I had a bite - It was the best meatloaf I've ever had. I... More 

Thank Lynn C
Phoenix, Arizona
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272 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

So first be advised if it's a Notre Dame football weekend it will be packed and it's a limited menu and community seating so be prepared to make new friends. Also live music so don't expect to talk to old friends after the music starts. Also the street is a mess and parking is tight. After that sit back and... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great beer selection. (lot's of variety although the ones we tried were nothing special taste wise) Variety of typical Irish dishes Live music every night Servers are very nice. Friendly ambiance.

Thank BelMil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 N Main St, South Bend, IN 46601-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: (574) 232-2853

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