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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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“mushroom soup” (19 reviews)
“lamb shank” (12 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
101 N Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1639
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner! Have eaten here a few times before. We ordered small plates. While the scallops and gnocchi were delicious and wonderful, the salads not so much. I had Caesar salad and the lettuce was wilted and not fresh. The Navarre mixed greens my colleagues...More

Thank MBSpit
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very refined Brunch They offer a Bloody Mary Bar and have an excellent menu with Brunch offerings I ordered the Pork Belly Hash Complimented by a Bloody Mary and Processco Will make it a pint to go In Sunday's when in town Thank you again

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We timed it just right. It was "Restaurant Week" in South Bend, Indiana. Cafe Navarre offered a three course meal for $33. The French Onion soup was very flavorful. The salmon, perfectly cooked, atop a bed of spinach and summer squash, had a very slight...More

Thank opendoorRedlands
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed lunch at this restaurant. I ordered the salad with apples and walnuts and added chicken. I like my chicken very well done and the waiter asked if I wanted it blackened. I said yes and it was excellent perfectly seasoned. My son...More

Thank aebcpa
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We went to Cafe Navarre for my husband's birthday last week. The food was out of this world an the wine selection was right on point. Service cannot be beat! We love Cafe Navarre!

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was packed for restaurant week when we visited, but we ordered off the regular menu and weren't disappointed. Every bite was perfectly cooked and flavored; we can especially recommend the scallop appetizer and the barramundi. Service was very good despite the crowd, and...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Atmosphere - The historic building had a lot of character and perfect for upscale dining scene. We ate outside on a high top. A good corner to people watch and toward the evening, the patio is shaded so that the sun is not glaring. We...More

Thank nomadsister
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Immediately was struck by the atmosphere of Cafe Navarre. We were seated promptly and taken care of quickly! The food was second to none in South Bend. Not to mention the creme Brulee was amazing.

Thank Robertson B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great atmosphere! Very pleasant for discusion. Highly recommend the mushroom soup & martinis. The service has always been spectacular when I've been there.

Thank monicacN2080AI
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Food outstanding. Waiter excellent. Shrimp appetizer was best shrimp ever tasted. Gifted chef in the kitchen knows how to bring out flavors. Bartender's special were delicious and much enjoyed!

Thank spiritcreations101
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17 February 2017|
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Response from KJanowsky | 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
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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