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the vine

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Vegetarian Friendly
214 S Main St, Elkhart, IN 46516-3172
+1 574-970-5006
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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214 S Main St, Elkhart, IN 46516-3172
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the type of place we would like to find in all towns. The Pros: Great food (can be more expensive or not so much, your choice), creative drinks, uptown and in close proximity to the Lerner, great ambiance and a place for friends...More

Thank Rhonda L
Jeanne K, Owner at the vine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Rhonda, thank you for your review. As I started reading though, my eyes jumped quickly to the cons. Loved your pros and your cons! Happy New Year!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife had the bow tie pasta dinner, and it was fab. Their whole menue is good from top to bottom. You can't go wrong, no matter what you order.

Thank Anthony E
Jeanne K, Owner at the vine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Anthony, such high praise!! We do offer excellent daily dinner features as well.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Favorite restaurant if you love salads. My favorites are The Garbage Salad, Black and Bleu Chicken Salad and the Mediterranean, complete with Mahi Mahi.

Thank wmcdoug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Elkhart, Indiana my wife had a chance to have lunch at the Vine. She was so impressed, that she wanted the two of us to go back for dinner. The food was great! Our waitress was outstanding and the owner delightful. This restaurant...More

Thank Walter K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic historic building, warm and friendly atmosphere; would definitely go again - but I would say the food is above average but not at the top of the line in dining as I expected from the reviews. We ordered a steak that was on...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We had a wonderful experience at The Vine. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Very good appetizers! Will definitely go back next time we are in town.

Thank lverwilst
Jeanne K, Owner at the vine, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. Having a wonderful experience here is job one. See you next time that you are in town!!!

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The Vine has fantastic food and a warm friendly atmosphere. Every meal I have had here has been delicious. The steaks are top notch and the specials are unique and expertly prepared. Great dinner place for family and friends! A must do in Downtown Elkhart.

Thank elkhartfoodie
Jeanne K, Owner at the vine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

This is what we live for! Fantastic food and a warm and friendly atmosphere! We have a nice core menu, and our features are generally off the charts. So glad that we have hit the mark in your eyes. Spread the word!

Reviewed 22 November 2017

We love the Vine. Every meal we've had there has been excellent and the service is always quick and friendly. The spinach/artichoke dip is delicious and the cherry chicken salad salad is one of the best chicken salads I've had. The atmosphere is great in...More

Thank Matt P
Jeanne K, Owner at the vine, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thanks Matt! The Spinach Artichoke Dip is a long standing favorite here at The Vine. The Michigan Cherry Chicken Salad is one of our Chef's many additions to the menu.

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Quite a while ago My husband and I had an experience at the restaurant where We had been ignored and not served. I didn't want to go back to the restaurant but we really did like the food and this was the only bad experience...More

Thank G C
Jeanne K, Owner at the vine, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to make that up to you. It really was something that I hoped to make right! See you again soon!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

The food at The Vine is very good. There's a friendly comfortable atmosphere. This restaurant is in an old building which was a bank. The vault is now used as a private dining room. I have had lunch and dinner there many times. Always good...More

Thank indianatraveler2015
Jeanne K, Owner at the vine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thanks for the review, but more than that, thank you for your patronage! I love that you say the food and service are ALWAYS good. We strive to consistently provide this.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 S Main St, Elkhart, IN 46516-3172
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Elkhart
  • Phone Number: +1 574-970-5006
  • E-mail
The Vine is a warm and welcoming venue right in the heart of downtown Elkhart. Elkhart Natives Jeanne and Tom Kern took over operations November 1, 2016 and are breathing new life into this establishment. They hired Executive Chef Brian Caplinger from Port Huron, Michigan. Chef brings years of experience to Main St. You will find fabulous features nightly, hand cut steaks, Wild Caught Salmon and so much more. Stop in and see what's new at The Vine!
Closed on all major holidays.
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