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Purple Porch Co-op

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Purple Porch:Great place to find local and organic food

Quaint little place in the up and coming area across the river from downtown. Local and organic... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
South Bend, Indiana
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Great spot!

I passed through South Bend on a cross-country road trip and was very pleased to find this gem. The... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
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8 Aug 2018
“Purple Porch:Great place to find local and organic food”
22 Oct 2017
“Great spot!”
Purple Porch Co-op is a food co-op in the East Bank of Downtown South Bend. We are a small grocery store that features local and organic foods - including fresh produce, dry goods, bulk foods dairy and meats (and more!). We also have a cafe ("Cafe...more
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123 N Hill St, South Bend, IN 46617-2717
+1 574-287-6724
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Quaint little place in the up and coming area across the river from downtown. Local and organic food. Fermented drinks and free trade coffee. If you are looking for it, they likely have it. Weekly Farmers Market outside.

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

I passed through South Bend on a cross-country road trip and was very pleased to find this gem. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food and snack offerings were nutritious and delicious. PLUS when I accidentally left my wallet at the store and...More

1  Thank lisatravelstheglobe
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Friends in SBN, skip fast food restaurants for lunch and go to Purple Porch. Healthy, delicious, wholesome food will energize your afternoon. Serve yourself soup, salad, drinks, locally roasted coffee. I had the quinoa power salad and a bowl of Thai soup. I enjoyed sitting...More

1  Thank IndianaOnTheGo
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

There are many options for goods and groceries. Local farmers grow the food, how cool! I found a lot of goods here as well as a tasty lunch. The staff is very nice and knowledge.It's a fun little place to visit. I'm a fan of...More

1  Thank myohmyitsrhy
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Greatest little co-op around. You can join or just shop there. Best options for "whole foods" and located in an urban environment.

1  Thank Carla M
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Lunch at Cafe Max is always so delicious. Purple Porch is a locally owned Co-op, sourcing much of its organic groceries from local farmers and dairies. The cafe within the Co-op is Cafe Max. There is a wonderful organic salad bar full of fresh veggies,...More

1  Thank DMB1523
Reviewed March 24, 2016

I was in South Bend visiting friends after a long haitus and was planning to eat lunch at Emporium, as I fondly remembered their fried zucchini and quiche for lunch. Discovered the Emporium no longer serves fried zucchini, and since the rest of their new...More

1  Thank OBXyaya
Reviewed December 7, 2015

I love stopping into their cafe for a quick breakfast or lunch. The food is healthy and home made. It is also a good location to find locally grown food.

1  Thank jappleman
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Went here once. The food looked disgusting and was very expensive. Have never been back and don' plan to.

3  Thank Karen S
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Order on line to pick up or shop in the store. Hot good food served every day for breakfast and lunch - this is a great and healthy place!

1  Thank Carla M
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