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La Esperanza

1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
+1 574-273-0345
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (7 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for the weekend and we had a hankering for some Mexican so we followed the recommendations of the other reviewers. The food was great. The seafood burrito was just what I hoped for. The margaritas were totally awesome. Good menu choices. Worth the...More

Thank HandsomeMoose
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for the first time due to the great reviews here and on a famous search engine. We went on mothers day and it was very busy and it was pretty obvious they were short staffed. We waited for about 5 minute...More

Thank Panteranegra07
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I really appreciate a Mexican restaurant that doesn't overdo the cheese and is willing to substitute more beans in place of rice. And that would be La Esperanza. I especially like the chili rellano--it's not too cheesy, and it comes with four tortillas of your...More

Thank DouglasJones2014
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Food was soo good, everyone was super nice and friendly, atmosphere was authentic and cozy, excellent quality food, 10/10

Thank Addison A
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Very enjoyable meal. The meal started with complimentary chips and salsa, which they refilled several times as quickly as we finished them. I had carnitas mole which was very tasty and such large portion I could only finish about half (so sad). My son had...More

Thank cececole
Reviewed 11 April 2017

First visit and was completely satisfied with service & food. I had the Mexican style burrito, no meat. When I told the waitress no meat, she asked if I liked avocado. Of course! In place of meat, they put fresh sliced avocado on top. It...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I think La Esperanza is the best place around for authentic Mexican Food. Clean, friendly, and reasonably priced restaurants. It is a little on the small side.

Thank Deb Y
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Dined on Friday with a family. Not much for the atmosphere, but the food was good. Service was good.

Thank Radmila R
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I like to go here. We go maybe once a month or so I have never had a bad experience here. The food is always good. And I love their coffee.

Thank Audrey W
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Excellent taco salad. Shell and chips not gluten free, but fine food fine without. Easy place to meet with friends. Prices excellent.

Thank Lee K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1636 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1842
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-273-0345
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