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Nick's Patio

American, Greek, Diner
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1710 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1844
+1 574-277-7400
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Good good great service Food came to table hot and fresh. Had good waitress. Never had a bad meal there.

Thank Michael W
South Bend
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

Nick's Patio is a South Bend tradition for some locals. The food is great! Service is great! And I've been here morning, noon, night, and late night. Any time you are hungry for some great food, Nick's is there for you. My favorite part of their huge menu is the breakfast, but I've never had something I didn't like from... More 

Thank Allie J
South Bend, Indiana
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107 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

We visited Nick's Patio for the first time last week. We were pleasantly surprised. It wasn't what we thought it was. We thought it would be noisy, rather dark, bar, etc. Rather, it's a pleasant family type restaurant. They have a wide range of food (serve breakfast all day). We found the food very good, the wait staff friendly; we... More 

Thank John A
South Bend
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

If you live in South Bend or are coming to watch a Notre Dame football or basketball game you have to stop and eat at Nick's. Open morning, noon, and night, Nick's provide a bountiful selections of great comfort food for the entire family. Though the decor is a bit dated, the staff is polite and attentive. Sunday breakfast before... More 

Thank Yendor_1965
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

We finished a photo job late and were hungry and decided on Nick's Patio. Because of the great service and good and plenty of food we always receive for the price. Sometimes we stop in for a snack and sometimes for a full meal and they have always been good. This time we were in the area but many times... More 

Thank Michael W
Easton, Pennsylvania
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206 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

We arrived in South Bend late and were directed to Nick's by locals. We were not disappointed. It is an old time diner with a very large selection of menu items. I had a late night special the Pizza Grilled cheese. It was Texas toast grilled cheese with sausage and meat sauce for dipping . Very tasty served with fries.... More 

Thank Ortho3311
Morgan. MN
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

I grew up in South Bend, but I've never been to Nick's until recently. I wonder if the high rates are nostalgia votes or I hope that my experience was just an off one. The food was awful. I ordered what was supposed to be a Greek dish of lemon chicken with feta. I couldn't taste the lemon and was... More 

Thank JodyLynn2
South Bend, Indiana
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225 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

......but somehow my plate is always empty when I'm done. It's not the best food I've ever eaten but it certainly is great liver & onions. This is my favorite spot in South Bend for liver and onions. I know some of you are cringing at the very thought of that. If you are one of the few of us... More 

Thank Ken L
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2012

Sounds like a good place to avoid, based on the mgmt's acceptance of teenage boys to be rude and abusive to disabled female customers. I won't ever stop here on my way through SB.

5 Thank Veloise
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

If you want some good cooking with homemade flavor, this is the place for you! They never disappoints me! I have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Th1 waitresses are sweet and aim to please. The prices are great and everyone in our group loved their food, from chopped steak to salads . Tasted good left over too... the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek, Diner
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1844
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-277-7400

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