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Carmela's at Macri's, South Bend, IN

Carmela's at Macri's

4.8
4.8
1145 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Our authentic Italian restaurant is full of Italian classics inspired by Carmela herself. Enjoy rich Italian favorites like homemade lasagna, chicken marsala and lake perch. Relax over a hearty meal of spaghetti and arancini or enjoy chicken parmigiana, one of our old world selections. Located right next door to our very own Macri's Italian Bakery, save room for an exquisite dessert selection! Open since 1978 and ran by the same family for 45 years. Join us at our one and only location Downtown South Bend, for the best authentic Italian!

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Dessert, Meat
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (574) 280-4824
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Carmela Macri
  • Catering
    Carmela's offers elegant catering selections for your special occasions and business meetings so your Italian favorites can meet you where you are! To request a Carmela's catering order or to set up a catering consultation, please call 574.280.4824.
  • Private party facilities
    Carmela's hosts private events for all occasions! From rehearsal dinners to Holiday parties and even weddings Carmela's is the perfect spot to celebrate. We accommodate large parties and our unique presentation and attention to detail will make your celebration truly memorable.
  • Neighborhood
    South Bend
  • Cross street
    Colfax and Lasalle
  • Parking details
    Street Parking is available on Niles Ave. as well as parking directly across the street on Niles Ave. Private parking lot for Carmela's customers only is also available and located off of Hill Street near our bakery entrance.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,145 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Indiana

    Italian

  • South Bend

    Best Overall

  • South Bend

    Best Food

  • South Bend

    Best Service

  • South Bend

    Best Ambiance

  • South Bend

    Best Value

  • South Bend

    Good for business meals

  • South Bend

    Good for groups

  • South Bend

    Neighborhood gem

  • South Bend

    Great for fine wines

  • South Bend

    Romantic

  • South Bend

    Most Booked

1,145 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful restaurant and great service. The waffle maker was a jem🩵

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  2. xstrykr

    Indiana

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Mother's Day brunch buffet is always a highlight.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Dinner evening was delightful beginning to end. Table for two in front of a scenic window and a delightful, knowledgeable, efficient, Enthusiastic waitress made our dinner experience great!

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  4. LisaH

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We dine here frequently and have never been disappointed. The food is always good and the people are always very friendly and give the best service.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food, great service, will most likely be back

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sort of expensive but very good food and environment

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Carmela’s is our favorite South Bend restaurant, the food is always excellent!

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    E. Tennessee

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Carmela's made our 19th wedding Anniversary just that much more special. The food was five ⭐, service (Lisa) excellent we love Table 1.. Thanks for all you did for us... see you again soon 🌟

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  9. Bklyn

    Washington DC

    41 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    This place has excellent “neighborhood Italian” food and service. I wish we had a place like this in Northern Virginia, but we do not.

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  10. Dinny71

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Samantha or waitress was amazing… ask for her by name. Always good food. Very allergy friendly.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Carmela's at Macri's using the Order Online button. Carmela's at Macri's also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (574) 280-4824.

Carmela's at Macri's is rated 4.8 stars by 1145 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Carmela's at Macri's

214 N. Niles Ave, South Bend, IN 46617

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Colfax and Lasalle
  • Neighborhood
    South Bend
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Dessert, Meat
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Street Parking is available on Niles Ave. as well as parking directly across the street on Niles Ave. Private parking lot for Carmela's customers only is also available and located off of Hill Street near our bakery entrance.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Carmela Macri
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (574) 280-4824
  • Catering
    Carmela's offers elegant catering selections for your special occasions and business meetings so your Italian favorites can meet you where you are! To request a Carmela's catering order or to set up a catering consultation, please call 574.280.4824.
  • Private party facilities
    Carmela's hosts private events for all occasions! From rehearsal dinners to Holiday parties and even weddings Carmela's is the perfect spot to celebrate. We accommodate large parties and our unique presentation and attention to detail will make your celebration truly memorable.
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