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Cafe Navarre

101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
+1 574-968-8101
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (22 reviews)
“lamb shank” (13 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the charm and the delicious food at this fantastic restaurant! I loved the energy and the knowledge of the wait staff.

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is in a beautiful historic building but the food and service were not that special. Granted there was a Notre Dame game that weekend but the staff all seemed flustered and harried. It even took them awhile to decide our table even though we...More

Thank secondchances13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Cafe Navarre for dinner with my girlfriend and her dad. It was the first time I was meeting him so I was pretty nervous. Luckily, the staff here was accommodating and everything went well. They were pretty patronizing, which he enjoyed, but...More

Thank Clay G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We slipped in for an early dinner. The wait staff was professional and proficient. The food was also very good. Really, there's nothing not to like about this place, but it's not a 5-star restaurant. That's OK. You cant go wrong here. Recommend.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was high quality and delicious. Service was fast and friendly - and knowledgeable about wine choices.

Thank Cassie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a surprise to find such a cute place in South Bend! Food was delicious, server was great. If you find yourself in South Bend, definitely go to Cafe Navarre!!

Thank janV9680YX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time at Cafe Navarre. Their lunch menu looked interesting and prices were very reasonable for this type of higher end restaurant. I had the Wild Mushroom soup and my husband had the French Onion. Both were outstanding. We both had the...More

Thank Rhonda L
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Fifteen guests in our party were celebrating a special event in a private room. A group that size often taxes the kitchen and service staff to provide hot food for all diners in a timely fashion. Cafe Navarre came through with outstanding service of wonderful...More

Thank HappyHistory
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Located in a beautiful old bank building on the ground floor, Cafe Navarre is a splendid example of how fine cuisine can be found most anywhere these days. First, the service throughout the evening was first-class. From opening the door for us to supporting our...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our waiter was just wonderful. He was readily available. Made excellent suggestions. Food was presented well and tasted great. Very pleasant dining experience

Thank lroland7
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10 July 2018|
Response from Original_RacerX | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the restaurant by going to their website and clicking on "Contact us." Sorry, tripadvisor would not let me paste the url here for you.
17 February 2017|
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Response from Cafe N | 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, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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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