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Cafe Navarre

101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
+1 574-968-8101
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (23 reviews)
“lamb shank” (13 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Outstanding food in a beautiful setting. We were visiting South Bend to take our daughter to camp at the University of Notre Dame. After dropping her off, my wife and I had made a reservation at Cafe Navarre. Certainly a gem, with good food, an...More

Thank RAponteParsi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible meals served here. We had a party of 12 and everyone enjoyed this immensely. Nice wines too.

Thank BelongaVic
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We shared a nicely turned out duck à L’Orange, a beet and pumpkin salad, and a bottle of wine. All was fine.

Thank Terry V
Reviewed 14 May 2018

In an effort to elevate an evening at the theater with my teenage daughter I took her to Cafe Navarre. We were seated in what can only be described as a hallway with tables and a large bar. We ordered two filets, medium rare, with...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Cafe Navarre never disappoints! Always excellent food and wine. We have been here several times, most recently for Easter Brunch 2018. Other visits have been for dinner. We have always found the food exceptional.

Thank 2015SuzyQ
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We were here with your daughter for the Holy Half (13.1 mi). Nice décor, nice ambience, excellent service. Mushroom soup was superb, our waiter was correct about that. We like the food very much, and our cocktails were generously poured, always a plus. We booked...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Exceptional service, great food, good wine. A little hard to get in without a reservation but if you want a great date night, start here. The place has great seating, a little loud at times but worth the visit. Potsyos are good, steak perfectly cooked,...More

Thank Koala46614
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Came to Cafe Navarre for special birthday lunch. Food was OK. Service was OK. Environment was OK, but kind of loud. Maybe we will come sometime for dinner to find out if that’s better.

Thank HonestK1610
Reviewed 3 March 2018

It is a nice place to go with friends, family or for business meetings. I had the opportunity to visit it for different events and sometimes the food was awesome while other times was just ok. I guess that will depend on the Chef.

Thank Cesar I
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Everything about my experience, from the food to the wait staff, was over-the-top excellent. My date and I shared our appetizers, soups, entrees and desserts so we could taste everything that was ordered. Every item had incredible flavor, was cooked perfectly and it was clear...More

Thank Original_RacerX
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17 February 2017|
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Response from KJanowsky | Property representative |
We will be open on Easter Sunday, and yes we do accept reservations. Please call us at 574-968-8101 to set those up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-968-8101
  • E-mail
A warm, inviting atmosphere best defines Cafe Navarre. Clearly one of downtown South Bend's most attractive buildings from the exterior, and the view from inside Cafe Navarre is nothing short of breathtaking. The fusion of Old World style architecture with natural light and the finest interior furnishings, the ambiance of Cafe Navarre is truly one of a kind.The style of food offered by Cafe Navarre includes French, Italian and Spanish. Cuisine distinguished by simplicity, full flavor, and healthiness describes the overall style. Cafe Navarre's menu also offers more fresh fish options than what other local restaurants typically offer.Dishes created with farm to table sources are unmistakable in flavor and quality. These are regularly featured at Cafe Navarre, along with an array of top shelf wines at prices that our customers return frequently to enjoy.Private Rooms: For your special event or business meeting, Cafe Navarre can seat up to 20 guests in each of three private meeting rooms.
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