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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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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
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121 S Niles Ave, Ste 3, South Bend, IN 46617-2786
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Enjoyed a wonderful meal on a Saturday night! We were seated at a table overlooking the river...we want to come back when they have outside patio dining. We shared a delicious Cajun Cobb Salad drizzled with an avocado garlic dressing...yumm! This was a good size...More

Thank SBTorontogal
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice place to eat with family and friends. It is not too luxurious, but being by the river walk adds a great touch. There are a number of items on the menu that are very tasty. The battered cod is excellent. They also have some...More

Thank sdamron2017
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I love the Emporium for several reasons. Great view of the river and river lights if you go at night. Unique atmosphere. Huge menu to please most everyone. Amble parking also. You can't go wrong and they have plenty of seating. Would suggest reservations if...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went on a busy Saturday night. Server did a great job, but the restaurant was severely understaffed. Food came out great, but if staffed better, we would not have been there as long and could have gotten more refills, in turn spending more on...More

Thank davidlikesthis
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Sister came to visit for Thanksgiving & I thought food would be good at Emporium. My sister & I ordered the turkey dinners, this was processed turkey roll. The stuffing was dry, turkey was dry & awful. Never again for Thanksgiving.

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had an office Christmas dinner party on 12/11 and sat upstairs in the loft, which was nice for privacy. The 12 persons who were there all commented that their food was really good. We had a wonderful waiter and the restaurant was decorated festively...More

Thank maureenmagers
Reviewed 2 December 2017

When I was in the hospital for a long stay that included Thanksgiving Day, Assistant Manager Andrew and Chef Mark earned high scores for East Bank Emporium. They did an "above and beyond" job of handling our full service "to go" order that friends picked...More

Thank lawrencep614
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Once again, the pictures on their website did not equal the real life experience. We haven't been there for 20 years and I wanted to take my husband somewhere different on his birthday. It's a very interesting building and good ambiance right on the river...More

Thank Rhonda L
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I had a nice light dinner and drinks. Our waiter, Andrew, was above and beyond. He offered my husband a sample of whiskey and brought us a sample appetizer, gratis. Great time.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Went to this restaurant to celebrate my birthday with another couple. The environment was very welcoming and we had a view of the river and changing light show. The menu choices, although somewhat limited, are very inviting. I ordered the steak fites and it was...More

Thank chebumbula
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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