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South Bend Chocolate Cafe

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57 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5671
+1 219-477-4418
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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valparaiso, Indiana
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136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This cafe/restaurant right on the courthouse square is so handy for downtown Valpo. It's nice for a light meal before performances at nearby theaters-- the Opera House and Chicago St. Theater. But it is best for meeting a friend or two or three and having a natter. There is also a room at the back which seats about a dozen... More 

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Thank hurdlehouse
Valparaiso, Indiana
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great variety of chocolates. Had chocolate covered salted caramels. Staff very pleasant. Have eaten there . The sandwiches are good.Don't miss out trying the chocolates-Amazing.

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Thank d0l0mite
Porter, Indiana, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you don't mind spending Starbucks money for a cup of coffee, then you are good to go. The coffee and hot chocolate is really good. They also have teas. You can pick different chocolates to munch on or a salad or other lunch type foods. It is a nice place to go before or after a show at the... More 

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Thank Micheline B
Valparaiso, Indiana
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I used to eat lunch here at least once a week, but a few months ago they got a new manager and things are not as good as they were. They have changed some of their daily specials and altered some recipes (to make them cheaper, I presume) for the worse. More then once, I have gotten back to my... More 

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Thank mrslbab
Schererville, Indiana
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197 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

While in Valparaiso, my wife, our friends and I went for a walk around the town prior to the concert we attended at the Memorial Opera House. Just by luck we stopped at this place for a coffee & roll. To our pleasant surprise, the cafe was mobbed. The coffee selection was great from regular to expresso served in various... More 

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Thank lemonaid73
Valparaiso, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I visit the South Bend Chocolate Cafe in downtown Valparaiso every once in a while. I used to have nothing but good things to say about the place. The staff was always very knowledgeable, kind, and experienced. Now it seems like no one has a clue as to what they are doing. This is a small cafe with only a... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nice local restaurant located on the courthouse square to get a quick lunch. Had a chef salad and a cup of soup. Both were well priced and delicious.

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Thank bobbywest2015
Chicago
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I like to go here for lunch and to purchase really great chocolate gifts. Service is good and the chocolate selection is a delight.

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Thank cardinalChicago
indiana
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125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Excellent breakfast sandwich..Adequate coffee but need bolder coffee brands.Most candies are pricey but a very good treat .Pleasant atmosphere and servers.I will return.

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Thank hemingwayscantina45
Valparaiso, Indiana
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Delicious coffee products, wonderful chocolate, and great fresh meals made on site. Great place for quick, casual lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383-5671
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-477-4418

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