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Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens

24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
+1 574-272-9220
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is great and it used to be a great place to dine, but the food quality now qualifies as "awful" and the atmosphere is "pretentious." A dozen years ago this was one of the places where we took out of town guests. Now...More

Thank petebauer
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Looking for an elegant restaurant with delicious food and terrific service, Carriage House is the place for you. We went to celebrate a friends birthday and everything was perfect. Lori was a terrific server. I had scallops and mt husband had pork chop. My food...More

1  Thank cab1960
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Although most of the night and food was lovely, 2 of the steaks we ordered at our rehearsal dinner were over cooked. The owner took them back to the kitchen but then brought them back insisting they were actually done properly, we just couldn't see...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Our family was end our vacation and couldn't think of any better place to do it. We had such a great time the staff was extremely helpful and the food was absolutely astonishing. The gardens were out of this world. Can't wait to do it...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants to go to, especially during the summer. Friendly, yet professional staff that are very knowledgeable about the dishes they serve. They have live music outside on the weekends and serve some of the best pizzas I've ever had.

1  Thank hellere96
Reviewed 7 August 2017

You'll feel like you are in the middle of nowhere; however that added to the charm. Beautiful gardens and scenery. We had the duck and it was good, not anything particularly special. Courses were staggered a bit more slowly than we were used to; however...More

1  Thank TDK1009
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Went with some friends who were familiar with the place. Had a beautiful evening in the Garden. Live Music was played and the gentleman was very talented. A little loud which made some conversations were difficult to hold. Food was great. Enjoyed the pickle plate...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant that has been in the area for a long time. Ive been coming here for years and it has maintained its great food and lovely ambiance all along. Set out in the country a bit, its a nice drive...More

1  Thank Kristin c
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The gardens are beautiful, but be careful when walking to the restrooms. It is a long hike to the other side of the building and some walking in grass leads to unstable footing. The food and drinks were excellent. Make sure to bring your wallet...More

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking forward to a beautiful evening of alfresco dinning. Reservations were made a week in advance. We were seated at a table that was smaller than a standard card table with no leg room. It toom 15 minutes to get...More

7  Thank Donna T
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11 April 2017|
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24460 Adams Rd, South Bend, IN 46628-9678
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-272-9220
  • E-mail
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!
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