Restaurants for Tuesday Dinner - 2019

Tuesday is your chance for a night on the town with your fellow grad students, starting with dinner in local restaurants. We have selected 30+ restaurants favored by grad students, offering a mix of cuisines, settings, and price ranges. The list below is organized by the transportation options available to get you to and from dinner.

Downtown Restaurants: Within walking distance of the Century Center, accessible by campus shuttle starting at 5:45 p.m.

Eddy Street Commons: Immediately south of campus and easily walkable.

Around Town: Require driving or riding in a personal vehicle.

Make sure to RSVP for the location of your choice by completing our ONLINE RESERVATION FORM.


Downtown Restaurants

Barnaby's Pizza
713 E Jefferson Blvd, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Local pizza place that has been serving the Michiana area since 1969
Price Range: $10-15

Bruno's Pizza
131 S Michigan St, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Local pizza place with hand-tossed crust & lots of flavor
Price Range: $10-15

Cambodian Thai
235 S Michigan St, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
A grad student favorite, healthy & delicious Thai food, with vegetarian options
Price Range: $7-10

Chicory Café
105 E Jefferson Blvd, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
New Orleans inspired, with awesome mac & cheese combos
Price Range: $10-15

Chocolate Café
122 S Michigan St, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts galore!
Price Range: $7-10

Cinco 5 
112 W Colfax Ave, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Eclectic! 5 cuisines: Mexican, Thai, Indian, Italian, American
Price Range: $5-15

CJ's Pub 
236 S Michigan St, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
A local favorite, with traditional pub grub and HUGE burgers
Price Range: $7-10

Fiddler's Hearth 
127 N Main St., South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Irish pub with eclectic menu, including the Salmon of Knowledge! (Students get 10% off food with ID)
Price Range: $10-20

Flamingo’s Mexican Cafe 
425 S Main St, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Authentic Mexican cuisine in the heart of South Bend with a Mexican market right next door
Price Range: $4-10

LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern
115 W Colfax Ave, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Upstairs from LaSalle Grill, the dining is informal and the food delicious
Price Range: $15-25


Nom Nom Pho
213 N Main St, South Bend, IN 46601 [Map]
Great pho place with many options for all dietary needs
Price Range: $10-15

Purple Porch Co-Op 
123 N Hill St, South Bend IN 46617 [Map]
Local co-op specializing in organic cuisine with great vegan/vegetarian options, especially on "taco tuesday"
Price Range: $8-10

South Bend Brew Werks 
216 S Michigan St, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Owned by a grad alum, sustainable mission, wide variety of delicious vegetarian options, and beer!
Price Range: $10-20


103 W Colfax, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Amazing small plates, the best flan ever, unique gin cocktails, and a great wine menu
Price Range: $10-30


The View Tavern 
515 E Jefferson Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617 [Map]
A locally owned and operated establishment with the WORLD FAMOUS Becky Burger
Price Range: $5-15

119 N Michigan St, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Japanese & Asian-fusion dishes, plus sushi!
Price Range: $10-20

Around Town

Aladdin's Eatery 
317 W University Dr, Mishawaka IN 46545 [Map]
Mediterranean Cuisine with plenty of vegan & gluten-free options
Price Range: $10-15


Blaze Pizza 
1234 N Eddy St, South Bend, IN 46617 [Map]
Build-your-own pizza with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options
Price Range: $5-15

Brother's Bar & Grill 
1234 N Eddy St, South Bend, IN 46617 [Map]
This weekend hot-spot serves bar fair & great drinks.
Price Range: $5-15

1639 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend IN 46635 [Map]
Huge portions of several different Asian cuisines
Price Range: $5-15

Crooked Ewe Brewery & Ale House 
1047 Lincoln Way E, South Bend IN 46601 [Map]
Best craft beers, vegan and omnivore options -- delicious artichoke wings!
Price Range: $10-15


Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine 
2128 South Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637 [Map]
Family-owned restaurant serving authentic Lebanese cuisine
Price Range: $10-20

Evil Czech Brewery and Public House 
3703 N Main St, Mishawaka IN 46545 [Map]
Gastro pub with great brews and great bites
Price Range: $10-20

India Garden 
615 W Edison Rd, Mishawaka, IN 46545 [Map]
Authentic Indian cuisine
Price Range: $10-20

Ironhand Wine Bar 
1025 Northside Blvd, South Bend, IN 46615 [Map]
This new wine bar serves local wines and tasty pairings.
Price Range: $10-20


J.W. Chen's 
1835 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637 [Map]
Authentic Chinese cuisine with a home style feel.
Price Range: $10-20

Mango Café
1740 South Bend Ave, South Bend IN 46637 [Map]
Delicious and cheap Venezuelan feast
Price Range: $10-15


Salsa's Mexican Grill
4160 Grape Rd, Mishawaka, IN 46545 [Map]
Homestyle Mexican food, from sizzling fajitas to table side guacamole.
Price Range: $10-20