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Yellow Cat Cafe

808 E Colfax Ave, South Bend, IN 46617-2804
+1 574-233-2233
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“The cat is still purrrrring ”
29 Jul 2018
“Cute Breakfast Place”
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808 E Colfax Ave, South Bend, IN 46617-2804
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very close to downtown South bend /notre dame and close to Mishawaka makes this a great little local place that the locals love . Every time I come I always hear someone say we wished we knew about this place a long time ago. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cdub1382
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The Yellow Cat Cafe is a cute little breakfast place. The people working there are nice and the food is worth what you pay for it. It's a good location for students who live in Notre Dame student housing and worth a try if you...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 38clayg
Reviewed June 22, 2018

While the outside doesn't look like much and the inside isn't fancy, it's worth giving a try. I was here for breakfast on a weekday morning. The menu is typical diner breakfast fare - eggs, omelets, pancakes, etc. and very reasonably priced. I was waited...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank williamn266
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

This cafe is a little bit of everybody knows your name like cheers.A lot of locals come here for the year it’s been open(meaning a lot of regulars)They have all you can eat fish on Fridays , have a neat little diner counter and room...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank cdub1382
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Fantastic service, Fantastic food! We had 7 in our group and each one of us really enjoyed our breakfast. Great coffee!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank michd61
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I took my daughter to this diner on a Sunday morning after a Notre Dame home football game. I called ahead and I was glad I did; it was very busy. We got a table right away. Unfortunately it took an inordinate amount of time...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Matthew F
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

We went for an early lunch today and were not disappointed. We did not have to wait for a table. The wait staff was very attentive and checked in often on how we were doing. Coffee was brought almost immediately once we sat down. There...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Kellyclan50
Reviewed October 5, 2017

There is no host to take your name. You just wait in line. And, on a Sunday morning after a Notre Dame game day, there is a line. But the food is great and really inexpensive. The servings are enormous. And the staff, though busy,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Falcarragh13
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Hubby and I discovered Yellow Cat when taking our son to Welcome Weekend at ND for first year kids. WOW! The service here is so friendly and the location is SO CLOSE to the campus that, for us, staying at Marriott, it was a dream...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Ohiofamily
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The folks at Yellow Cat Cafe have opened a terrific neighborhood place. We love it for breakfast, but the lunches are very good, too. It's become quite popular, but we've never waited more than a few minutes for the table. I like the cheery, sunlit...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch
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7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 E Colfax Ave, South Bend, IN 46617-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-233-2233
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