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Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine

2128 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5640
+1 574-277-7239
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grape leaf” (4 reviews)
“garlic spread” (3 reviews)
“shish taouk” (5 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2128 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5640
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I went with a friend to Elia's after work this past week when our first choice was not seating immediately. I was not disappointed with service or the quality of the food and drink. I got my usual shish tawouk as did my friend. The...More

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The food was okay, but didn't wow us with flavor. The staff was wonderul and the restaurant was clean..

Thank letsgo2017
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Ordered the gyro and it was exactly what you can get from the box kits from the grocery store. They took the dish off my bill, since I sent it back without touching it but they still charged me for side salad (that was also...More

Thank amber7984
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My wife and I dines here on a whim. Food was good. Service very good. Nice options on menu. Decent beer and wine list.

Thank Davanrn
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I have lived in the Near East and enjoy dining at restaurants that serve Turkish, Armenian, Lebanese, Israeli, Iranian, Afghan, and eastern Mediterranean cuisine in general. I have not had much luck in South Bend dining over the years: I recall an Italian restaurant that...More

Thank Rudi L
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Mediterranean food in the US seems to be hit and miss too often- Elia's knocked everything out of the park. The stuffed grape leaves were the second best I've ever had, and given that the best were in Greece, that's an accomplishment. My wife is...More

Thank Bailey01945
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My daughter took me out for dinner and one of her favorite restaurants - Elia's. I wasn't disappointed! The environment is casual and comfortable. Becca, our waiter, was delightful with prompt and very attentive service througout our meal. The food was excellent. We started with...More

Thank jmtrout1
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great service when we visited on a Thursday night. Food was very flavorful and tasty. I got the vegetarian platter and my dad got the meat platter. We had the hummus and pita for an appitizer.

Thank btyson11
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The food is always good, especially the schwarma, but the garlic paste and pita is my (and my daughter's) favorite. Our friend ordered the grape leaves and she gets them every time she visits.

Thank Shawnadona
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Our waitress tonight was Jenny. She did a wonderful job! My husband and I love how fresh everything tastes. The food came out quick and tasted fabulous. We order the hoummos and veggies, the meat grape leaf rolls, and the grill combo. We like to...More

Thank Nicole S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2128 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5640
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-277-7239
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We are a family owned and operated establishment, located at our new location on 2128 South Bend Ave, across the street from Martin's, near the corner of SR23 and Ironwood.We strive to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere with traditional Mediterranean cuisine with many meat and vegetarian menu options. If you want a unique, warm, and tasteful dining experience, Elia’s is the pace to be.
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