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537 N. Saint Louis Blvd., South Bend, IN 46617
+1 574-233-2464
16:30 - 00:00
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Tue - Thu 16:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 00:00
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Our table shared a pizza and all had individual meals as well. The food is priced accordingly and the service was fantastic. We had an opportunity to talk to the wife of Rocco at the restaurant. She was amazing to listen to. You must visit Rocco's when you are in South Bend.

Thank Marcus N
United States
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206 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Two Completely Different Experiences. The first time that we went to Rocco's we had a good experience (4). We got the pepperoni/beef pizza, which may or may not had been the difference. Tonight, we give the place a 2. We ordered the Rocco's Combo, which had a burned and soggy crust mix and undercooked veggies. The food left such a... More 

Thank WorldTravelers1999
Erie, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

As an ND Alum, I have many fond memories of Rocco's. The pizza is still delicious! This time we had the pleasure of taking our son and his Sorin dorm friends. It was a great time for all.

Thank penn99
South Bend, Indiana
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been going to Rocco's since I was in high school. The same family still runs it and does so with the same wonderful quality that Rocco and Juli brought from Italy. The thin crust pizza is simply the best along with the house salad. But order the pizza anyway you like and that's what you will get. Pasta... More 

Thank Maggie K
South Bend, Indiana
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169 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went here for the first time based on recommendations from others at work. We picked this over our go to Pizza in South Bend (Barnaby's) and while we were not disappointed it was not better than our favorite. The place is crowded but service was very good. It is better than most but still probably won't go back.

Thank bmwdiscman
South Bend, Indiana
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

. . . which means don't plan on getting in on home football weekends. Go sometime in the Spring or summer. The Italian food is decent but the menu is "American Italian." Lots of red sauce with meat. Rocco's is known for its pizza, which I think is decent, not great.

Thank petebauer
South Bend, Indiana
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Plenty of places close buy that are much much better. Try Sunny Italy or Carmelo's both blocks away.

Thank 567Jay
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent pizza and pasta in a cozy family atmosphere. Not only is the food delicious, but each time we visit we're treated like family. If you're a fan of Notre Dame, you'll enjoy the memorabilia that is displayed on the walls too.

Thank IrishBelle05
South Bend, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is the best pizza in South Bend. Love the cozy, family atmosphere. A South Bend Notre Dame landmark. I highly recommend to dine in or take out. The owners are so nice.

Thank Kyla W
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

If you like italian, you'll love this place!! They have great pastas and pizza! They have homemade salad dressing that is amazing!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 537 N. Saint Louis Blvd., South Bend, IN 46617
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-233-2464

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