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Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Indiana's most nationally recognized restaurant - 28 years AAA Chicago Four Diamond and 30 years Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence." Formal Main Dining housed within historical 1851 building featuring the freshest farm-to-table foods and extensive fine wine list. Michiana's premier outdoor fine-dining facility, ALFRESCO FINE DINING & GARDENS, featuring a wood fire oven, patio seating adjacent to outdoor stage exhibiting local musicians every weekend during summer. Two Excellent Venues - One Superb Restaurant!
US$9 - US$65
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
French, American, European, International
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

My husband's birthday dinner of choice was, of course, Carriage House. They had been alerted it was his birthday. He was treated with a special menu with a big Happy Birthday sign in it. They had chosen the meal for him. I must say, it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ginidick
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner experience at the Carriage House this evening from the time we walked in until the time we left. The dinner was delicious, the service was excellent & the staff added special touches. Chef, Joshua, even took the time to visit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Last night was our first time dining here. We didn't have any expectations, as it is SW Michigan and it can be hit or miss. My husband had low expectations due to the empty parking lot but I convinced him to give it a try....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tennille M
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The service was great and the dining area is beautiful. However, the food lacks flavor. We ended up leaving after not even finishing the main course. The meat was tough and tasted old. I ordered the ratatouille and the beans were very hard. It was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank sylvia a
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We have dined at this restaurant for years; the dining room was closed and we sat outside in the garden Beautiful! But it was very warm and there were bugs. They had umbrellas but did not block the sun very well; they should have had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank starbucks83
Reviewed 27 August 2018

From the delicious food to the perfect champagne our Celebration Dinner for our Son and his new Bride was perfect! From the owners to the staff everyone made our dinner a night to remember! Thank You Carriage House

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Freedom61419
Reviewed 22 August 2018

There for an anniversary dinner with husband. Visiting from out of town and found the place by asking locals for the FINEST restaurant in the South Bend area and by double-checking online reviews. The place lived up to the hype. ... (My only negative comment...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AliceB1950
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I had a small, intimate wedding here this past weekend. Let me tell you, the staff and the venue exceeded my expectations. The food was excellent, service is prompt, polite, and friendly. The owners are right there and made sure my day was stress free....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sarsingsuen
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My husband and I wanted a relaxing date night. We were not disappointed! The alfresco dinning and gardens are beautiful. Being from the south, I am a connoisseur of fried green tomatoes. Their version is the best I have ever had. From the wine selection...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Donna T
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Outstanding! From the atmosphere to the outstanding and friendly staff and the amazing food. We enjoyed our dinner and the break from our drive back to Cleveland from a weekend vacation. Sure hope our travels bring us through South Bend again. We will definitely stop!

Date of visit: July 2018
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13 October 2018|
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Response from Lwood T | Reviewed this property |
I agree with starbucks83! I am sure it will be awesome!!
11 April 2017|
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Response from ginidick | Reviewed this property |
Pretty pricey but worth it for a special occasion and a wonderful meal.
25 February 2015|
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Response from Rodney F | Property representative |
The restaurant reopened May 14th 2015
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