Restaurants Around Us

Take a bite out of Elkhart! Enjoy dinner before the show or unwind afterward at one of downtown Elkhart's fine eateries. With choices ranging from upscale bistro and burgers to old fashioned soda shops to international cuisines, you're sure to find something to please your palate. Visit www.downtownelkhart.orgs food and dining section for comprehensive listings.

  • The Vine

    The Vine

    Offering a full wine-and-dine experience, The Vine welcomes you to try a unique and delectable menu in a contemporary, relaxed bistro setting.

    Known for serving wines from across the globe, delicious plates and exemplary service, The Vine is your frequent destination for a casual lunch or a special dinner occasion. With a primary location in Downtown Elkhart, The Vine has been fortunate to serve the Greater Elkhart area for over a decade.

    Come enjoy some fine food, drinks, and a little frivolity.

    Monday-Thursday 11am-9pm
    Friday-Saturday 11am-10pm

  • 523 Tap and Grill

    523 Tap and Grill

    The 523 Tap & Grill combines bistro fare and an elegant atmosphere in a convenient downtown location. Chef Amador creates and executes a contemporary, Mediterranean-inspired menu accompanying mouth-watering steaks, pasta and seafood. Open for lunch and dinner daily, the 523 Tap & Grill crafts cocktail specials and nightly features.

    Monday 11am-9pm
    Tuesday-Thursday 11am-10pm
    Friday 11am-10:30pm
    Saturday 12pm-10pm

  • Old Style Deli

    Old Style Deli

    Established 1983 by Janice Hayden. Where food and fun are found. Great soups, sandwiches, and great chocolate chip cookies. Serving third generation of Deli fans.

    Monday-Tuesday 6:30am-2pm
    Wednesday-Friday 6:30am-2pm / 4pm-8pm
    Saturday 8am-2pm

  • b on the River

    b on the River

    Fresh salads & delicious sandwiches served daily. Enjoy our cozy dining room by the fireplace, or step out onto our patio overlooking the river!

    Fresh, hot coffee, delicious pastries, quiche and egg dishes - made in house daily!

    SugaRush Desserts are featured at b on the River! Order a custom wedding cake, cupcakes or unique dessert for your next special event.

    Find gifts and decor for every season or occasion in our beautiful gift shop, featuring a unique selection of custom artwork, accessories, home goods, children's items, stationary, and more!

    Monday 7am-3pm
    Tuesday-Friday 7am-6pm
    Saturday 7am-3pm

  • Crimaldi's Restaurant & Lounge

    Crimaldi's Restaurant & Lounge

    Mike Crimaldi and his mother Shirley purchased Bozo’s in 1980. In October of 1988, they changed the name to Crimaldi’s. Going on almost 40 years, Mike and his family have provided downtown Elkhart with an easy going, fun, and comfortable “neighborhood bar” with a “Cheers”-like feel. The food is made with love by Mike’s chef, John, who has been there for over 25 years. He has top secret recipes that are to die for! The kitchen may be small, but you would be surprised what could be whipped up in it!

    Monday-Saturday 4pm-10pm
    Sunday 4pm-8pm

  • Michael's Italian Restaurant

    Michael's Italian Restaurant

    A neighborhood favorite, Michael's Italian Restaurant serves pizza, pasta, steak and seafood in a casual dining room. Cozy and quiet enough for a date, visit the intimate restaurant when you have time to relax and savor the experience. Try the seasonal walleye or prime rib available only on Fridays and Saturdays when you're not in the mood for traditional Italian favorites such as veal parmigiana or baked mostaccioli.

    Monday-Thursday 11am-2pm / 5pm-9:30pm
    Friday 11am-2pm / 5pm-10pm
    Saturday 5pm-10pm

  • Iechyd Da Brewing Company

    Iechyd Da Brewing Company

    Iechyd Da is a northern Indiana brewpub offering handcrafted ales, lagers, pizzas, sandwiches and soda. We make all of the beer and as much of the food as we can muster in-house. As fresh and local as it gets!

    But about the beer, our brewer runs the gamut when it comes to his art. From English Session Beers to hoppy American Pale Ales, he loves them all. When you stop in, be sure to ask what's on the handpull--we have two! We may be serving the same beer two ways for side-by-side comparison tastings.

    Wednesday-Thursday 3pm-10pm
    Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm
    Sunday 12pm-8pm

  • SugaRush Desserts

    SugaRush Desserts

    At b on the River

    Whether you’re looking for a jaw-dropping birthday cake or an elegant wedding cake, SugaRush Desserts will take care of you. Custom designed, freshly made, and beautifully decorated, SugaRush Desserts are exactly what you need.

    Monday-Saturday 7am-3pm

  • Moringa Tree

    Moringa Tree

    Organic cafe/juice bar also offering nutritional counseling, detox programs, classes, organic skin care, health products, supplements, and much more!

    Monday-Friday 7am-3pm
    Saturday 10am-2pm

  • Mini Delights Cake Shoppe

    Mini Delights Cake Shoppe

    Keeping it in the family, Mini Delights has become the 574’s premiere cupcake shop. We focus on fresh ingredients, cupcakes baked daily, and family values. We’re a small business with big heart, and it is our goal to make your day just a little bit brighter, a little bit better, and a whole lot sweeter.

    Tuesday-Friday 10am-5:30pm
    Saturday 10am-2pm

  • La Esperanza

    La Esperanza

    Experience a little bit of Mexico - La Esperanza makes use of family recipes, prepared with fresh ingredients and more than 20 years of restaurant experience.

    Open every day 11am-10pm

  • Artisan


    A stylish departure from a traditional restaurant, Artisan embraces elegant and imaginative Midwestern cuisine, showcasing farm-fresh ingredients to create a menu both classic and utterly approachable. Guests can indulge in timeless steakhouse fare, richly flavorful rib eyes, classic side dishes, and house made desserts, paired with strong cocktails and a well-curated wine list. The space features exposed brick, banquettes, hammered copper and an eclectic music list. Artisan is the restaurant Kurt has always wanted to open, and he choose downtown Elkhart as its home. It's just the right size to be able to give the food the time and attention it deserves. Whether planning a special evening or business dinner we are here to offer you exceptional service.

    Open Tuesday-Saturday:
    Bar 4:30pm
    Dining Room 5pm

  • The Electric Brew

    The Electric Brew

    We are committed to creating an environment that everyone can enjoy. Not only will you get to be able to get a great cup of coffee, but we also offer a place where the community can gather.

    Monday-Thursday 6:30am-8pm
    Friday 6:30am-9pm
    Saturday 8am-9pm