G T S
The Graduate Theological Society
at the University of Notre Dame
This list is not meant to be exhaustive (check out e.g.
www.exploresouthbend.org), but these are some of our favorites.
Specialty Shops and Produce
Breadsmith: Great fresh bread! 2022 South Bend Ave. (574) 273-9130
Open Mon-Fri: 7am-7pm, Sat: 7am-5pm.
Market: Produce, meats, cheeses, specialty food items, bakery, crafts, and
more. Open all year Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday; May–Sept. also Friday. 1105
Northside Blvd., South Bend.
City-wide Liquors: Great selection of beer, wine, single-malts, and other
spirits. Four locations around the area, including downtown South Bend, Grape
Road, Bittersweet Road, and 8th St. in Mishawaka.
India Market: An Indian grocery attached to the Star of
India restaurant on Grape Road in Mishawaka. 3915 Grape Rd., 271-5557.
Saigon Market: Asian groceries and produce. 208 W. Colfax
Ave. in downtown South Bend, 289-7623.
Cozy and family-friendly. Large beer and whisk(e)y selection. Pub fare and more
“upscale” options. Live music Wed-Sat. 127 N. Main in downtown South Bend.
Brewing Co.: Features its own microbrews and a large menu. 3703 N. Main in
Siam: A small place in downtown South Bend. 211 North Main
Khun Daeng Thai Kitchen: 302 E. Russ St., Mishawaka (just
south of McKinley). 259-0735.
Elia’s: Fairly limited menu but good kebabs, falafel, and
tabbouli. 115 N. Dixie Way (SR 933), South Bend. 277-7239.
Olive Mount Grille: 615 W. Edison in Mishawaka, 255-9000.
La Esperanza: Extensive menu, good food, and reasonable
prices. Close to campus: 1636 N. Ironwood, South Bend. 273-0345.
Mazatlan: Good food and prices even more reasonable than La
Esperanza’s. The Dos Equis comes in a frosted mug. 507 E. McKinley in
Cafes and Coffee Shops
Chicory Café: A New Orleans-themed café in downtown South Bend. Coffee, gelato, po’boy sandwiches, soups,
and salads. Corner of Michigan and Jefferson Sts.
Macri’s Italian Bakery: Coffee, sandwiches, bakery. 214 N.
Niles Ave, across the river from downtown South Bend. 282-1010.
The Beanery: Downtown Mishawaka. Coffee, breakfast, wraps, panini,
salads. Live music on weekends. 117 S. Main St.
Toyo Grill: Excellent sushi, but the service can be very
slow. 620 Edison Road, Mishawaka. 254-9120.
Matuba: 2930 McKinley in Mishawaka. 251-0674.
Roccos: A South Bend institution for the last 50 years,
still owned by the same family that opened it. 537 N. St. Louis Blvd in South
Cosimo and Susie’s: Another family-owned place, this one in
the Town and Country shopping center in Mishawaka (corner of McKinley and
Hickory). 2446 Miracle Ln., 258-4911.
The Vine: A wine bar with a variety of entrees, pasta, and
sandwiches. Next to the Morris Theatre in downtown South Bend. 103 W. Colfax,
LaSalle Grill: Upscale American
cuisine; entrees in the $20–$30 range make this a good place to celebrate a
special event. 115 W. Colfax.
Bonefish Grill: Well-prepared fish
and seafood (as well as other entrees) at very reasonable prices. 620 W. Edison