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“Definitely worth the wait”
Review of Yellow Cat Cafe

Yellow Cat Cafe
Ranked #76 of 333 Restaurants in South Bend
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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, are friendly.
(If the menu gives you an option for a half size order, take it!)

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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 come true!

Food -- really delicious. They have daily specials, even have Mickey Mouse pancakes for the little ones. Hubby and I went for traditional eggs, bacon, etc., but the specials list is really all-encompassing. What we loved is that they always had a refill of coffee or water and a smile. The food came out quickly and hot. All good.

Service -- well need to say more? So friendly. And, as we were out-of-towners, we were treated as well as any regulars in the neighborhood! This place seems to have connections to everything that is going on in the area. 5-K runs, art openings, music festivals. It's really cool.

Location -- so this is the hidden gem of it all -- Yellow Cat is really only 1 mile away from Eddy Commons at Notre Dame. Oh, it's such a short drive and such a nice reward for making your way outside of campus.

Other -- Hubby and I live in Los Angeles, so this is not a local review. What we loved is that we could get quick coffee, lots of water (right, LA folks??) and a quick delicious meal so close to the Notre Dame campus. We will be back a lot over the next four years!

Also -- it seems that they have a lunch menu and buffet. No comment as that wasn't relevant to our visit.

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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 front room the best. All the standard breakfast fare is available; served hot and with a smile.

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