DINE/DRINK/SHOP

ON-CAMPUS DINING:

 

Au Bon Pain (Hesburgh Library and Hesburgh Center)

With two locations on the north and south sides of campus, Au Bon Pain offers a quick stop for delicious deli-style cuisine, such as made-to-order sandwiches, fresh fruit and salads, soups, and pastries.

For more information, including menu items and pricing, CLICK HERE, or call (574) 631-9939.

 

Bookstore Café (Einstein’s Bagels)

Located in the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore, the Café is the place to grab a cup of coffee or a snack and relax with friends or a book.

 

LaFortune Student Center

Right in the middle of campus, LaFortune is a great place to stop by to hang out and have something to eat.  LaFortune boasts several eateries, including Taco Bell, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Subway, and Starbucks.  There is also a minimart (also known as the Huddle), where you can purchase basic groceries, drinks, and necessities—they also have an incredible gluten-free section!

For more information on the eateries located in LaFortune, CLICK HERE, or call (574) 631-8128.

 

Legends

A pub, restaurant, and club all in one, Legends is located at the south end of campus and is just northeast of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.  With 24 tap lines, 64 types of bottled beer, an extensive wine list, and great food, Legends is a popular place to stop by for lunch and a drink.

For more information, CLICK HERE, or call (574) 631-2582.

 

Reckers

Reckers is located on the back of the South Dining Hall.  With a great atmosphere, comfy couches and chairs, and large screen TVs, it is a popular hang out spot.  Enjoy burgers, made-to-order sandwiches, wood-fire pizzas, and delicious smoothies here.

For more information, CLICK HERE, or call (574) 631-8638.

 

Rohr's

Located in the Morris Inn, Rohr's offers a small, but satisfying bar menu, a great beer selection and mixed drinks, with late night service until 1am.

For more information, CLICK HERE, or call (574) 631-2018.

 

Sorin's 

Located in the Morris Inn, Sorin's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  The restaurant offers delicious steaks, seafood, and daily specials, and is a favorite amongst visitors to the Notre Dame campus.

For more information or to make reservations, CLICK HERE, or call (574) 631-2020.

 

Waddick’s

A cozy café on the first floor of O’Shaughnessy Hall, Waddick’s offers a place to socialize while enjoying soup, sandwiches, salads, yogurt, coffee, and cold drinks during the academic year.

For more information, CLICK HERE, or call (574) 631-8469.


OFF-CAMPUS DINING – EDDY STREET COMMONS
(just south of campus):

 

BarBici

1233 N. Eddy St., South Bend                                     (574) 251-1330

A recent addition to Eddy Street Commons, BarBici features classic Italian Street Food—pastas, pizzas, salads, and sandwiches—great for on-the-go or dine-in eating.  Think “Chipotle,” but Italian.  Plus, they support the cycling community!

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Blaze Pizza

1234 N. Eddy St., South Bend                                     (574) 387-4620

Another recent addition to Eddy Street, Blaze Pizza offers both classic made-to-order pizzas and a build-your-own pizza bar!  Fired up on a traditional wood-fire oven, you’re sure to eat a delicious pie every time.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Chipotle

1251 N. Eddy St., South Bend                                    (574) 251-0175

Burritos, fajitas, and nachos – oh my! Located in the Eddy Street Commons development just south of the DPAC.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Five Guys

1233 N. Eddy St., South Bend                                    (574) 234-1800

Burgers and fries made fresh. You can add all the toppings you want! Located in the Eddy Street Commons development just south of the DPAC.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

The Mark Dine and Tap

1234 N. Eddy St., South Bend                                    (574) 204-2767

Upscale diner and bar. A great place to grab lunch or a drink after work.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

O’Rourke’s Irish Pub

1044 E. Angela Blvd., South Bend                             (574) 251-0355                                   

Irish and American food and bar. Late night menu offerings. A great place to grab lunch or a drink after work.

For more information, CLICK HERE.


OFF-CAMPUS DINING – MISC.:

 

Barnaby’s Pizza

713 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend                             (574) 288-4981

A good pizza place, in a more bar-like atmosphere.  Excellent for groups.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Bonefish Grill

620 W. Edison Ave., South Bend                                 (574) 259-2663

Probably one of the more expensive places on this list, but a restaurant with quality food.  It comes highly recommended, particularly the Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Cambodian Thai

235 S. Michigan St, South Bend                                  (574) 289-2877

Best Thai food in town. The owners had a restaurant in Chicago before moving here a few years ago. The curries are all a hit, and the Pad See Eiw and Drunken Noodles are also particularly delicious.

 

Chicory Café

105 E Jefferson Blvd #103, South Bend                     (574) 234-1141

Quaint coffeehouse with New Orleans-style eats such as jambalaya & po’ boys plus jazz & blues music. 

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Chili’s Grill & Bar

4810 Grape Rd., Mishawaka                                      (574) 271-1330

Chili’s has a popular Monday night “Fajita Rita” special with $2 margaritas and $11 for a double order of fajitas.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Ciao’s Italian Restaurant

119 N Michigan St., South Bend                                 (574) 289-2426

Upscale Italian dining – probably the best in the area, particularly if the warm and welcoming owner, Adele Ciao, is cooking.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Einstein’s Bagels

2019 South Bend Ave, South Bend                              (574) 272-2622

Good bagels and coffee.

 

Elia’s Mediterranean Cuisine

2128 South Bend Ave, South Bend                              (574) 277-7239

Moderately priced restaurant with great falafel. Their Hashwi is a particular winner.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Hanayori of Japan

3601 Grape Rd., Mishawaka                                      (574) 258-5817

Traditional Japanese steak house, complete with Teppan chefs who cook at your table…watch out for flying shrimp tails.  Very tasty, a little expensive, but great for groups.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Jimmy John’s

54570 N. Ironwood, South Bend                                 (574) 277-8500

Close to campus, Jimmy John’s is a student favorite wit relatively inexpensive subs that can be delivered quickly for a small delivery charge.

 

JW Chen’s

1835 South Bend Ave, South Bend                              (574) 271-2777

Extremely tasty Chinese. Jean, the owner, is particularly friendly and helpful. Most dishes can be made vegetarian. The sesame tofu/chicken is especially memorable.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

La Esperanza

1636 N. Ironwood, South Bend

(574) 273-0345

Very tasty Mexican restaurant.  Cheap and a nice atmosphere close to campus.

Fore more information, CLICK HERE.

 

LaSalle Grille

115 W. Colfax, South Bend                                        

(574) 288-1155

One of the area's finest restaurants, featuring amazing seafood and steaks and the most extensive wine list in town ($$$).

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

LaSalle Kitchen and Tavern

115 W. Colfax (3rd Floor), South Bend                                         (574) 288-1155

Located on the 3rd floor above LaSalle Grille, this gastropub features a monthly rotating menu of small and large plates (mostly farm to table), as well as a host of microbrews and fine liquors.  Probably the finest bar staff in South Bend!

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Nick’s Patio

1710 N. Ironwood, South Bend                                   (574) 277-7400

Close to campus, open 24 hours, and serving breakfast all day.  It’s greasy, disgusting, cheap, and wonderful…with coffee strong enough to kill a small horse.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Panera Bread

4310 N. Main St., Mishawaka                                                (574) 243-0001

Another chain restaurant, this ever-busy place offers sandwiches, soups, coffees, bagels, and pastries.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Polito’s Pizzeria

401 N Hickory Rd, South Bend                                   (574) 243-5385

Affordable and tasty Italian, particularly good pizza. Excellent lunch specials that easily make two meals and pizza by the slice for $2.50-$3.50.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Rocco’s Pizza

537 N. St. Louis Blvd., South Bend                             (574) 233-2464

Good food, great atmosphere, close to campus, and relatively cheap.  Rocco’s has been a staple in South Bend for years.  Great for groups. Cash only.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Soho Japanese Bistro

7225 Heritage Square, Ste 290, Granger                   (574) 272-2292

Mid-scale Japanese tempannaaki grill and sushi.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

                

Toyo Japanese Restaurant

620 W. Edison, Mishawaka                                        (574) 254-9120

The reliable place for sushi in South Bend.  A little pricy, but still around $40 for two people eating and drinking.  Tuesday through Thursday features the Dragon Maki special, it’s a must-see, and a must-eat.

 

Uptown Kitchen

7225 Heritage Square, Granger                                 (574) 968-3030

Fantastic, albeit noisy, restaurant with great veggie options. Especially tasty brunch foods – try the Challah French Toast!

For more information, CLICK HERE.


BARS:

 

LaSalle Kitchen and Tavern

115 W. Colfax, South Bend                                         (574) 288-1155

Located on the 3rd floor above LaSalle Grille, this gastropub features a monthly rotating menu of small and large plates (mostly farm to table), as well as a host of microbrews and fine liquors.  Probably the finest bar staff in South Bend!

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Corby’s Irish Pub

441 E. LaSalle, South Bend                                         (574) 233-5326

Have you seen Rudy?  You know the Irish pub with all the dollar bills on the wall and the Irish music?  Well that’s this place, plus about 25 years of time and 2500 frat-boy-looking types.  While you’ll never hear Irish music (unless U2 counts), there are dollar bills on the wall, and a lot of pool tables with an outdoor patio.

 

Evil Czech Brewery

3703 N Main St., Mishawaka                                     (574) 855-3070

A great place for locally-brewed beer on tap, bar food, and incredible Sunday brunch.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

The Exchange Whiskey Bar

112 W Jefferson Blvd, South Bend                             (574) 334-0356

Located in a former bank, The Exchange is the place to go for a classic night out, especially for whiskey and jazz lovers.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Fiddler’s Hearth

127 N. Main St., South Bend                                       (574) 232-2853

A traditional Irish bar, with great beer on tap and huge whiskey selection.  They also now feature a full menu, and Irish music most nights.  They close early (typically around midnight or 12:30). 

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

O’Rourke’s Irish Pub

1044 E. Angela Blvd., South Bend                             (574) 251-0355                                   

Irish and American food and bar. Late night menu offerings. A great place to grab lunch or a drink after work.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

 

Rohr's

Located in the Morris Inn, Rohr's offers a small, but satisfying bar menu, a great beer selection and mixed drinks, with late night service until 1am.

For more information, CLICK HERE, or call (574) 631-2018.

 

South Bend Brew Werks

216 S Michigan St., South Bend                                 (574) 334-0356

A radical new giveback brewpub concept in downtown South Bend featuring on-site brewed small batch beers and farm-to-fork dishes. 

For more information, CLICK HERE.


CONVENIENCE ITEMS/GROCERIES/SHOPPING:

 

Martin’s Supermarket

314 N. Ironwood Dr., Mishawaka                             (574) 259-6348

Very close to campus, and has both a Starbucks and a cafeteria-style restaurant inside, including a large salad bar, hot; fresh-served panini’s , sandwiches and fried chicken, and a ready-to-eat food selection.  It has a great deli and excellent produce section.  Highly recommended.

 

Meijer

5020 Grape Rd., Mishawaka                                      (574) 273-3501

A Midwest chain, Meijer is the place to go if you want to get everything all at once.

 

Purple Porch Co-Op

123 N Hill St., South Bend                                          (574) 287-6724

Offering fresh, locally-sourced, and fair-trade produce and foodstuffs, the Purple Porch is a wonderful alternative to big-name groceries and supermarkets.  They even offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner prepared on-site and available to dine-in.

 

SuperTarget

155 University Dr., Mishawaka                                 (574) 243-7442

Has all of the normal Target items as well as a full grocery store.

 

University Park Mall

6501 Grape Rd., Mishawaka                                      (574) 271-5531

This deceptively large mall has everything from clothing to specialty stores, including MACY’s, Barnes and Noble, JC Penney, GAP, Sears, The Body Shop, and more.  The Mall also features a full food court with various fast-food options, as well as a selection of casual sit-down restaurants and bars.

 

Walmart Supercenter

316 Indian Ridge Road, Mishawaka                           (574) 243-9188

Similarly, has all of the normal Walmart item and a grocery store as well.

 

7-Eleven

1235 N. Eddy St., South Bend                                     (574) 234-2544

Quick, cheap options for things you may have forgotten while packing!  Also, slurpees.