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“wonderful atmosphere, delicious food, great service!”

East Bank Emporium Restaurant
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Ranked #34 of 293 Restaurants in South Bend
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Niles & Jefferson
Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“wonderful atmosphere, delicious food, great service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

Our family was looking for a nice night outon our vacation. This fit the bill perfectly. Wonderful service, delicious steak, swordfish, and pasta, friendly, accommodating service. Just what we had hoped to find.

  • Visited July 2012
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Collinsville, Illinois
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Good food, good value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2012

We ate here at the suggestions of our hotel's front desk person. We weren't disappointed at all. I had the swordfish and the other 2 members of my family had steak. All were cooked well and tasted great. Our service was also very good. We ate outside and had a great view of the river. If we're ever in South Bend again, we'll come back.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank amc1
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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170 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Good Food - Very Reasonable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2012

Went with another couple - the food was very good and the portions were very very large. My wife ordered the roast pork and they served her a whole tenderloin! my fish and chips were very good. Our friends also like their specials - trout. Also nice view of the river.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Patrick D
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South Bend, Indiana
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Won't be back!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2012

I have to say that this restaurant is usually hit or miss for me. Sometimes the food is decent (nothing to rave about) and sometimes it is downright disgusting. Yesterday, I took my grandmother to lunch and it was by far the worst experience I've had there.

Food - completely disgusting. The quiche was overcooked; my grandmother couldn't even cut it with her knife! The chicken strips (that my daughter ordered) were so greasy...it was obvious that they haven't changed their oil in awhile. My mother-in-law had fish which came on a stale bun and the lettuce in my salad was wilty and brown. I kept thinking the entire time that the kitchen is probably disgusting.
Service - horrid. We waited for 30 minutes before getting lunch, had to ask for drink refills and the waiter was rude.
Atmosphere - needs updating! While this restaurant is on the river and while it has a nice deck, the inside needs to be desperately remodeled.

I have to say, we will not be back again.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank SBmarti
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Niles, MI
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good Food with Great View”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2012

We enjoy taking visitors here to enjoy not only the food but the great water views.

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank MartySmith
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