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Kelly Jae's Cafe

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133 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526-3701
+1 574-537-1027
17:30 - 20:00
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Tue - Thu 17:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 20:30
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Charleston, South Carolina
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here while on a business trip in Goshen. I was quite surprised not only by the ambience, but the food. Never would have thought such as small town had such classy dining.

Thank Jason A
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Every course was wonderful !! Then... the warm apple tart was not only picture perfect but it was outstanding !!! This was our first time and we will definitely go back.

Thank Melinda w
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We used to be fans of Chef Kelly's cooking when she ran the Checkerberry Inn. We were delighted to recently discover she was now running Kelly Jae's Cafe in Goshen. It is an upscale restaurant (also have private rooms) that specializes in eclectic Tapas dishes, as well as large plate dinners. They use a lot of fresh and local food,... More 

1 Thank alcand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem! I booked for a surprise birthday party and got better than I expected! They gave us the back room with no additional charge. The food was amazing and the service fabulous! If you have a chance to dine here, do it!

Thank Aimee R
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a bed and breakfast in Middlebury, IN. Kelly Jae's was recommended by the owners of the the b&b. We were very please with our meal. The chicken wonton are great,the sauce that they have for them my be a little spicy for some. The grilled veggies are also great.

Thank coupondad
Granger, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lovely ambiance with a very interesting menu, excellent service/servers, and worth being "a destination."

Thank boater102a
Goshen, Indiana
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59 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Always excellent food and nice atmosphere. This is a tapas restaurant - you can keep your entrees to yourself, but they are designed to share. A top chef uses locally grown produce to make flavorful combinations that burst with flavor. We enjoy every bite. We always bring out of town guests here for a delightful meal.

Thank mlr0yer
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I had the opportunity to eat here during a business trip. I am not a fancy, cutting edge, hipster so I was more than apprehensive when I saw their website and read several reviews. Don't get me wrong, the reviews were great but the menu required me to hire a translator! I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. The decor... More 

Thank Jim S
Goshen, Indiana
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Kelly Jae's is an unique tapas style restaurant with delicious unique entrees. The trip to Goshen for dinner is well worth the drive. You will not be disappointed

Thank Tim M
Fenton, Michigan
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I have followed this chef since she was at the Checkerberry Inn a few years ago. She has gone from excellent to outstanding. We were visiting the Goshen area on a short vacation, and the staff were good enough to squeeze us in on an early seating. Even though it was a busy night, the food was perfect. I highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526-3701
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Goshen
  • Phone Number: +1 574-537-1027

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?