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South Bend Chocolate Cafe

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122 S Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1926
+1 574-287-0725
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08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri 06:00 - 00:00
Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Bloomington, Indiana
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visit the factory and take a tour then take the time to head downtown to visit the Cafe. The food is always delicious and they recently added a soft pretzels bakery. I always like browsing the old time chocolates. Grab some popcorn mixes or something from their coffee bar on your way out.

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Thank Sara D
Milford, Iowa
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stopped in South Bend and were too early for the places that didn't open until after 4:00 pm and late for the places just open for breakfast and lunch. A local resident told us to try the South Bend Chocolate Cafe and we took her advice. They have a good selection of soups, sandwiches, salads and even have an... More 

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Thank BlueFleck
Tampa, Florida, United States
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402 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped on the way to the airport. They were busy and running behind but the waitresses were working hard to catch up and make amends.

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Thank David M
Vineland, New Jersey
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235 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Stopped in for lunch after a stop on our road trip. My wife enjoyed her Reuben because it wasn't greasy (like most places). My Philly Chicken sandwich was OK; the bread wasn't really appropriate for it and I'm not sure it was fresh. The grilled chicken, peppers & onions were good. Lots of different kinds of specialty sodas are available.... More 

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Thank Stu C
Portage, Indiana
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I recently visited South Bend for the Notre Dame game time and stopped in here for a couple chocolate covered orange peels. The orange peels were delightfully delicious

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Thank SmokingChicken
Northwich, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

A family owned business, South Bend Chocolate cafe is sure to meet your treat needs, from gourmet chocolates to ice-cream there is something for everyone.........they even have a new Ben's soft Pretzels concession in store which is proving very popular. Their factory is also close by where you can have a tour to find out more about their chocolate......including tasters!!... More 

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Thank SamJ282015
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

They sell gourmet chocolates by the pound. If you can image it, they most likely make it. Their hot chocolate is made with their melted chocolate & milk. They also sell a variety of cheesecake, cookies & muffins. I love the bottles of specialty drinks (Suds 'N Dogs root beer, Jelly Belly a variety of flavors & my favorite Cheerwine).

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Thank Michelle K
Friendswood, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed some chocolate treats. Loved the caramel chocolate! Yummy!! Staff was very nice. We got some sandwiches to go as well for the road trip. The Grilled cheese was a bit much (very greasy) but the veggie wrap was great!

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Thank Agermangirl1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful relaxed cafe/candy/restaurant. Like going back in time. One of each of every kind of chocolate or candy. They have board games out to play at the table. A separate play area for the toddlers. People strolled and played corn hole board out front. The State Theater was playing Rocky Horror later that night. I'm not sure but I think... More 

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Thank Anne H
near Chicago, IL
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Good soups and chili in the chilly winter months; a whole wall of retro soft drinks in nifty glass bottles; and an outdoor patio for when the weather is nice. I appreciate their evening hours as well for a late dinner when traveling.

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Thank AnnONymous

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 S Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-287-0725

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?