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Yesterday's Food & Spirits

Yesterday's Food & Spirits Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.yesterdays-granger.com
  • Phone: (574) 272-7017
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm -10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Evonne and Bill Corbett
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Catering is available only through direct communication with the management of Yesterday's.
  • Private Party Facilities: We have smaller, private dining rooms that can accommodate parties in size from twelve to thirty five, available either on the main floor, or upstairs. Please keep in mind, this is an old farm house, with a farm house floor plan.
  • Private Party Contact: Evonne Corbett (574) 272-7017
  • Entertainment: Outside entertainment is featured twice a week during the summer months on our outdoor patio, weather permitting. The music style is vocal with acoustic guitar.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: near Princess Way
  • Public Transit: No public transportion is available in Granger at this time.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: No valet, self parking.
A word from Yesterday's Food & Spirits
Yesterday's of Granger sits in one of the third oldest homes in St Joseph County, featuring a unique dining atmosphere like no other.
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Diner Reviews
  • "The food continues to impress. The brie appetizer was outstanding. Entrees of coconut shrimp and the nightly special of duck with blackberry sauce were excellent. There are some good wine values as well (although many bottles are overpriced). It does seem to take a long time for the food to arrive at the table, but when it comes, enjoy!"
    Dined on 8/26/2014
  • "Yesterday's did a great job making my parent's 50th celebration special. It was my parents first time at Yesterday's and I'm sure it will not be their last. The staff and service was awesome!"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Fun place to celebrate a birthday or anniversary. Excellent menu choices and food was delicious. The Black and Blu Steak was so tender it almost melted in my mouth! Desserts were absolutely wonderful. VERY difficult to choose as there were so many and all looked fantastic. Ended up choosing Chocolate Cream Pie and the Four Berry Torte. GREAT CHOICES! Service was friendly, knowledgeable, and very attentive without being overly attentive. Absolutely will go back SOON>"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Service is outstanding. We are recognized when entering the restaurant and treated like we are important guests while dining. Super place for snacks, drinks, sandwiches or a gourmet dinner."
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "Wonderful neighborhood spot with owners who excel at service and desserts."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Food was excellent and well presented! Especially loved the dessert."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We had a very nice time and meal. The food was great, our waiter, Thomas, did a great job for only his second day."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Ryan, our waiter, did an outstanding job making our first experience at Yesterday's a memorable one. My husband ordered a pasta dish. The menu described it made w/angel hair pasta but he requested fettucine, his request was granted with no problem. My choice was the pecan crusted walleye, although my personal opinion was the pecans overwhelmed the fish and ended up scrapping most of it off…although I discovered the nuts tasted great with my sweet potato on the side…so I was a happy camper in the end. We loved the eclectic decor and memorabilia everywhere, what a whimsical atmosphere to dine in. We will definitely be back to sample the rest of the menu in the near future."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Yesterday's was highly recommended by others so we went for a special occasion and were pretty let down. Upon walking in I wasn't impressed at all. There was junk/pictures EVERYWHERE and the hostess? kept her back to us while she talked to us about where we wanted to sit, she was too busy with something else behind the counter. We chose to sit outside... it was all mismatched PLASTIC patio chairs, a couple tables had newer sling style chairs. The whole atmosphere was confusing and did not feel like a nice restaurant. It was like a mix of a tiki bar and a dive bar. The food was good...but not great. The service was quite slow for it being later in the evening and not very busy. The menu/pricing does not match the decor at all."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The staff were very nice, however, we had a reservation and we still had to wait, in a very small space, for 30 minutes. After waiting at the table for 20 minutes, we had to ask a busboy passing by for water. Waited another 15 minutes before we were able to place our orders. My son set a timer to see how long it would be between placing our orders and getting our entrees...49 minutes. (We did get the soups/salads in between.) My food was cold, and nothing really to rave about. Supposedly known for their desserts, the server presented this horrible pile with of all them mushed together. Very unappetizing. Because the people were friendly we would like to recommend it, but there were just too many issues."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I had heard good things about Yesterday's so I reserved a table for two to celebrate a 31st wedding anniversary. It was on a week night at 5:00pm. I had never been there for a meal. They opened at 4:00pm but the server was slow to greet us because she was still prepping for the evening. After greeting us she was helpful and attentive. Half way through the meal, a larger group came in and our server disappeared. The salad was drenched in dressing; the tomatoes were overripe, dark and mushy; the sweet potatoes were overcooked and too fibrous to eat and belonged in the trash not on a plate; and the fruit pie had too much cinnamon. My wife's food was good except for the pasta which was overcooked and clumped together. Paid $90 for a bad meal."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Cute place with great food! But be prepared, it's hard in the wallet!"
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "We went there at noon for mothers day and the restaurant was pretty full but we did see several empty tables. The service was extremely slow bordering on annoying. Took almost a half hour between ordering our salads and having them brought to the table. Entres were about the same and the desert times were worse. Six of us ordered desert and after twenty minutes our waiter delivered three and did not come back to the table with the other three desserts for another ten minutes. The only issue was ridiculous time between courses.. Overall the food quality was great and portions were generous, especially the salads and deserts. Start to finish were were there just under three hours. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had not been there in years and we were very impressed. Drinks were good, food was tasty and service was very good."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Food was great as usual. The time we waited for service and our food was less than desirable! The restaurant was not busy however we waited a very long time at the door, at our table, and almost 30 min for our deserts that are already made. Scott was our waiter and he was fantastic just as he was the last time he took care of my table. Just wish the wait time was not as long as it was. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "The food was outstanding...it always it. I don't go here frequently...more for a special occasion. It is my first go to restaurant for that because the food is outstanding and the atmosphere is cozy. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "My wife and I went out to dinner at Yesterday's for our anniversary. It was probably fifteen years since we last visited as we moved out of the state and recently returned. Overall we loved the food and service but the décor looks like it was decorated using garage sale and flea market junk; they even had Christmas lights strung throughout the room we were in. Considering this is a very old farm house I believe they should try to build on that theme and not the over cluttered look they have. It is a shame to have such great food served in such a gaudy atmosphere. They would be a great candidate for the “Restaurant Makeover” TV show; the food is right there but the décor surely needs a lot of decorating help. "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "We've been to Yesterday's many times over the past 10 years, but it seems the service level has declined, but prices continue to increase. We asked to be moved from the first table because of how noisy it was and it took 2.5 hours from start to finish for our table for four. Our waiter was very pleasant, but the time it took for the meal was too long. The desserts are great, but for the cost of the rest of the meal I can think of other places to eat. I think this place is better for lunch."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We booked for a small family special occasion gathering and it was a fantastic evening. Our server was wonderful, warm personality helpful with the menu and provided excellent service from beginning to end. Food was plentiful and outstanding in quality and preparation. I was tempted drive back the next day for another dessert! Great dining experience."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Everything was excellant as always except they appeared to be experiencing a problem in the kitchen as each course took much longer than usual to arrive - it took us almost 3 hours from start to finish for dinner."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had four people at our table and everybody was very happy with their dinners. Had planned to go Downtown SB but so glad we changed our minds. Yesterday's is very intimate and their desserts are all very sumptuous! Roger is a great waiter as well!!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "There isn't anything negative that I could say about this place! Very true to the theme love the atmosphere and people. All the staff very friendly even late at night they wanted to be there! Food fabulous and get some bang for your buck! The desserts leave you speechless!!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We had a wonderful 11th wedding anniversary dinner at Yesterday's! Dinner was great & desserts outta this world as always!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "As usua,l our evening Birthday celebration meal was outstanding in all aspects. Wonderful variety of wine choices.Tasty shrimp appetizer.My favorite meal choice is the oriental plum chicken! Great serving amounts and wonderful presentations.We love the personable wait staff,who give amazing service.We always top off a meal with their famous Yesterday's sundae,from their amazing dessert tray."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "This was our first time there and I can't say enough about this place. The decor was spot-on considering the name. Everyone there was friendly and very attentive to our needs. My wife has a lot of food allergies and they were more than happy to accomidate her. The food was delicious and the portions were huge. I had the Prime Rib with garlic mashed potatoes. It was so tender. The whole desert tray looked fantasitic and we ended up getting the Apple Dumpling for 2. Wow, it was the size of a normal apple pie! Of course after the huge meal we had, we ended up taking most of that home. Great place!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated an anniversary here after recommendations from many friends and it lived up to all the anticipation! The menu is diverse and features many unique sauces and preparations. We ordered an appetizer, soups, entrees, and dessert; the entree and dessert portions were generous. The pacing of the meal was perfect. One portion didn't come out until we had finished the previous one, so we were able to enjoy each portion at the appropriate temperature. We got our dessert to go because we were so full, but the waitress still brought out their dessert feature tray to choose from which shows a slice of each of their cakes and pies; these alone are worth going for!"
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "have eaten here number of times. Terrrbly disappointed this time. Food was lukewarm, prime rib as hard to cut. Service was very good to excellent but I was seriously disappointed in this experience"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "I hosted to co-workers from our corporate Philly office. They said it was the best food they had all week......and that was before dessert! After tasting his enormous treat, my associate texted his wife who had never seen such a presentation. As usual, my steak was very tender and tasty."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "I have been to Yesterdays several times and it is always delightful. Great options, good presentation, and a fun atmosphere."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Food was quite good and service was great, but total for two of us came to $100 for two entrees, two glasses of house wine, and a shared dessert. We were seated next to the fireplace which was nice, but it was also next to the bar. I long for a decent restaurant that doesn't have multiple TVs in view. Leave this to the Sports Bars! Overall a good experience, but for the money we'll probably go elsewhere next time."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "First visit to Yesterday's. Very relaxed atmosphere with a charming old movie theme. This is the place to go when you want to enjoy fine dining and good conversation. The food and service were very good. They offer a wonderful selection of dishes in each category on the menu. They allow you to "savor the moments" as you enjoy your dining experience. I am looking forward to going back!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The environment around the restaurant was great and the food was great as well. Service was a little slow at times but overall an amazing experience."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food was very good but we weren't planning on staying there for 3 hours. It took nearly 30 minutes after we were seated for someone to bring us glasses of water. The wait between the salad and the main course was more than an hour. Staff people apologized for the wait several times, but reducing the bill would have made me feel more fairly compensated. The prices there are quite high for this part of the country and for that amount of money, faster service certainly would be appreciated. It was Valentine's Day evening, which fell on a Friday, so they were very busy but I'm guessing they're always busy on Friday evenings and it's up to management to have enough workers on hand to handle the work load."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My wife and I spent $150.00 at Yesterdays and got very little in return. The food was terrible and so was the wait. After three hours we were finally freed! Won't be back"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Took my wife out for valentines day our waiter was super friendly and knowledgeable, but they had him running all over the place could of used more wait staff."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "This dinner was for our 29th anniversary .Steaks were good, pie was great, rest of dinner from salad to veggies was just ok. Every time the door to outside was open the cold air rushed in and froze my feet. Women at next table wore her coat off and on. Don't think we will be back. Sorry"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "we loved the ambience created throughout the rooms by the decor of pictures of old Hollywood stars , toys, sheet music, big bands gas pump etc.... loved your music theme from the 40's... just loud enough without the need to raise our voice level to hear one another. Loved your outside firepit . Portions of servings were more than plenty... brought home enough food for another meal yet left the restaurant full. Parking lot could have been plowed better . Not enjoyable walking through snow over one's ankles. Also could use more outside lighting in the back row..."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "wait-long considering we had reservations. service was excellent but slow to start. We sat waiting for menus , water etc for 10-15 min. Need more options for pickier eaters. I loved the Prime Rib, but my bf isn't a fan, he doesn't like any seafood...at all. Also he isn't a fan of veggi es. Corn is about it. So needless to say most of his dinner was boxed up. I felt bad that he spent $90 for dinner and didn't even enjoy it.I was hoping for the everyday menu. I know he would've found something he loved. Thank you!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Yesterday's is our favorite place to eat. Our waiter was very attentive and the manager and other wait staff checked on us and we're not above refilling our glasses or helping clear our dishes. The food was excellent and the portions were great. The roast garlic is a must for an appetizer and the Key Lime pie is wonderful way to finish your meal."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "As usual I really enjoyed my experience at yesterday's. Excellent food from appetizer through desserts with a very generous portions. I would recommend the chicken lips, steak, and the desert I got was the cherry cheesecake but I have had many of them over the years and they are all excellent. Our table was a little small for a party of four though manageable. Our waitress was a little goofy but Innoway that was charming and the service overall was definitely up to standards."
    Dined on 12/30/2013