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Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine

2128 South Bend Ave., South Bend, IN 46637-5640
+1 574-277-7239
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (17 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
“pitas” (7 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2128 South Bend Ave., South Bend, IN 46637-5640
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Restaurant closes at 9 pm and I came in after 8 pm on a Wed night to find it quite empty. Open seating with dim lights and beautiful pictures on the wall. One server for the restaurant, very pleasant and quick service. Menu is pretty...More

Thank CVictorT
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We went to Elia's to celebrate my birthday. We had a great time. The wait staff was wonderful; the food generous and delicious. I had the grill sampler; she had the giro plate. We also had the hummous with veggie appetizer. It all was great.

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We were pressed for time before a ND game so we ordered take out from this place. It was good, everyone enjoyed what they ordered from combos to grape leaves with and without meat. Good stuff!

Thank AwakeTraveler
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I saw an article in the paper about this restaurant, so my husband and I decided to try it.The decor is very interesting and the place is clean and well arranged. The ingredients are touted as fresh, and everything we ordered was good. It bothers...More

Thank Rhonda L
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We have had two very nice meals at Elia's with friends that eat there frequently. By far some of the best hummus and babaganoush in the region, rivaling any restaurant in Chicago. The kibbeh and falafel were to die for. The garlic spread was fantastic...More

Thank SnowChef630
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We've made Elia's our dinner destination of choice on our annual trips to Notre Dame. It's the perfect spot to hit after a Friday evening pep rally, especially if you've made a reservation. (However, the host hooked us up during our last visit, sliding us...More

Thank barlandrew
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Based on Recommendation by visitors on Trip Advisor, I felt this would be a Win win situation. Nice ambiance with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Pita Bread was cold and tough. Salad was fantastic. Generous portion and very flavorful. Steak Kabob: Wrong choice as the...More

Thank Roman T
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Fresh food, nice selection, including gluten free choices. Love the garlic spread so much! Tasteful but simple decor.

Thank sbholts1996
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I've been going to Elia's since before they moved to their beautiful new building. I kind of miss the small, family-owned restaurant feel that it had before but the new location is spacious, beautiful, and very atmospheric. Their food is consistently amazing. The owner is...More

1  Thank Raquel T
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

From Chicago visiting family and was very pleased with freshness and flavor of all salad and meats. The mixed grill was delicious. The houmas and tabouli was as fresh and favorable as we have ever had. Service was very good. Beer and wine only. We...More

Thank Trees078
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2128 South Bend Ave., South Bend, IN 46637-5640
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-277-7239
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We are a family owned and operated establishment, located at our new location on 2128 South Bend Ave, across the street from Martin's, near the corner of SR23 and Ironwood.We strive to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere with traditional Mediterranean cuisine with many meat and vegetarian menu options. If you want a unique, warm, and tasteful dining experience, Elia’s is the pace to be.
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