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La Esperanza

€€ - €€€Mexican
1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
+1 574-273-0345
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (8 reviews)
“mexican food” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
€€ - €€€
1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Have been eating here or carry-out for several years and always fall-back with this restaurant due to it's good food and location! Keep up the great work-from the friendliness of the staff to the cleanliness of restaurant and great food choices!

Thank Kathye D
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I live in South Bend, and have for over 15 years, and was only so lucky enough to find this place within the first several months of arriving!! It is our family go-to place, for the best variety, and best tasting Mexican food around! The...More

Thank bobbi574
Reviewed 23 August 2015

The food was good - salsa a bit spicy and runny. However, everyone seemed to enjoy their food. The only strange thing was the manner for payment. We asked for separate checks and were informed that everything would be settled when we left. When we...More

Thank maryluber1
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Good place for a party or big group, the food is not great and not ever bad right in the middle. I like the cheese enchiladas as a vegetarian option but the veggies you can fill a burrito with seem to have come frozen.

1  Thank WanderfullLife
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped for carry out and were so glad we did! The tortillas, while not hand made, were good. The salsa was spicy, the meat tender. Prices reasonable. Lovely meal!

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We were in South Bend for a family wedding and decided on Mexican for our one dinner out. What a fantastic spot! Close to our hotel, friendly service and great food! There were 10 of us and we enjoyed the chimigangas, salsa and chips, margaritas,...More

Thank H2Ogirl13
Reviewed 17 July 2015

My husband and I are particularly addicted to the enchiladas. We always look forward to the fresh salsa as well. Excellent food and cozy surroundings. We cannot say enough about the amazing staff. They are all so kind and welcoming. You always feel like you...More

Thank Dana_Adair
Reviewed 30 April 2015

The food is very good, served quickly and is tasty. It is near ND and the owners and staff are welcoming and gracious.

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 20 April 2015

This was our first encounter with Mexican food in South Bend. I read the reviews before we went so it looked pretty good. The chips and salsa were great (salsa is spicy). My wife ordered tacos which she said were ok; I had a similar...More

Thank Publicola76
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Good find. Salsa was fresh and spicy. Mexicano Burrito was tasty with lots of onions cilantro and chopped up steak. Rice and refried beans were very good. I did NOT get an MSG headache for once. Service was friendly and fast. I recommend it for...More

1  Thank Jackthewhack
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-273-0345
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