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Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine

2128 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5640
+1 574-277-7239
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“grape leaf” (4 reviews)
“hoummos” (3 reviews)
“garlic spread” (3 reviews)
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2128 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5640
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Delicious food ... nice atmosphere ... pleasant surprise ... will definitely go back ... Enjoyed the hummus, grape leaves and chicken and beef combo plate

Thank Kelli F
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Waiter brought us water which was room temperature with no ice. Ordered Gyros, was okay not great. Meat was pre formed (Sliced too perfect, just like the kits you find in the stores) not cut off the rack. Waiter never came to refresh our drinks....More

Thank Eng1JC92
Reviewed 22 May 2016

My wife and I had the chance to eat at Elia's this past weekend and were very happy with our experience. The staff was very welcoming and friendly and the food was definitely worth a return trip. We especially liked the 'spinach pie' and the...More

Thank CapeCodGuy8
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We eat lunch there every week, this place is one of our favorites. They serve delicious home style Mediterranean food. We especially like grape leaf rolls, pitas (triangle shaped meat or vegetable patties), and desserts. Pistachio baklava is out of this world! I don't remember...More

Thank Mariya V
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5640
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-277-7239
  • E-mail
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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