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East Bank Emporium Restaurant

121 S Niles Ave, Ste 3, South Bend, IN 46617-2786
+1 574-234-9000
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible6%
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“ahi tuna” (2 reviews)
“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
16:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
121 S Niles Ave, Ste 3, South Bend, IN 46617-2786
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Our group had a late lunch and had no problems finding a seat. Service was prompt and food was delicious. I had the grilled meatloaf and it was wonderful. Location is great, right on the river and there is limited seating outside if you should...More

2  Thank ASouppa
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

I work near The Emporium, but this is the first time I've ever been to the establishment and it was for lunch. It was my understanding that this place was supposed to be somewhat upscale and classy.. but the service said other wise. We were...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We've eaten at the East Bank Emporium on a number of trips to South Bend and always were satisfied. The service has always been good. The food is likewise very good - with a nice variety ranging from burgers to steaks to seafood on the...More

1  Thank TravelingHappy66
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Had only been here once before a few years ago. I wonder why it took so long to come back! Chose to sit outside with a river view as it was a pleasant evening. Ordered the hummus as an appetizer which was plentiful for two...More

2  Thank WinnipegWillie
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We ate outside by the river..it was so beautiful. I had the French onion soup and shrimp and rice entree. It all was very good and resonably priced. We would definitely go there again.

2  Thank Catz2000
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I made reservations at 645 for 815 for 6 people. Great venu taking part in South Bend's Summer Restaurant Week... everyone enjoyed thier food and drinks, and not everyone could have dessert. Adam waited on us with detail, deserving of a good tip. Enjoyable food...More

4  Thank renman42
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

View of St Joe river. In good weather can eat outside. Food prices med to high for this area. Food very good and take family, friends or romantic dinner with spouse.

3  Thank cguerra219
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 4 year wedding anniversary here in April 2015. We were seated next to the large window out looking at the st Joseph river. While it's a beautiful restaurant with wonderful service. The food was just mediocre. My husband ordered...More

1  Thank smonroe13
Reviewed 28 February 2015

My daughter and I ate lunch here on Valentine's Day and truly enjoyed it! The restaurant has a rich history and is designed with many unique furnishings. There is a beautiful bank of windows overlooking the river and we enjoyed the winter day. The menu...More

4  Thank vacamom101
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We like going here for Work Christmas Party. The food is very good. The price is also reasonable. Desserts are awesome!!!

2  Thank pammy20142014
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Questions & Answers
1 November 2016|
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Response from rodel2016 | Reviewed this property |
There is a loft which will hold 30-40 people. We had occasion to use it for a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner in July. It was very hot in the upper portion of the main dining area, and quite a lot of noise from below. On top of... More
Tom D
13 November 2015|
Response from renman42 | Reviewed this property |
about 90 miles. Theater in Fort Wayne. Restaurant in South Bend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 S Niles Ave, Ste 3, South Bend, IN 46617-2786
    (Niles & Jefferson)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-234-9000
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