Aloft South Bend

A hip new hotel that offers easy breezy access to downtown, museum, and golf courses
111 N. Main St.

The Cathedral of Saint James 

The oldest Episcopal congregation committed to serving the downtown area of South Bend
117 N. Lafayette Blvd.

Fire Arts

A working studio/gallery featuring pottery demos, workshops, tours, and special events.
305 Colfax Ave.

Friends of the Library 

A non-profit organization that engages in advocacy and philanthropy to support mission of St. Joseph Country Public Library

Sale on books, magazines, CDs, and much more (12:00pm-8:00pm)
333 S. Michigan St.

Hoffman Hotel Apartments

Offering unique artist housing with amenities to enhance your creativity. Come see our local artist gallery!

120 W. LaSalle Ave.


South Bend Museum of Art

The South Bend Museum of Art affirms the enduring power of the visual arts to reflect and create community, engage minds, and nurture growth through exhibitions, collections and educational programs.

Free refreshments, entertainment and admission to historical and contemporary art exhibits featured in our five galleries.
120 S. St. Joseph St.




Baker’s Bar and Grille

Offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks.

Every First Friday, buy one appetizer get one 50% off
123 N. St. Joseph St.



Barnaby’s of South Bend is a family style restaurant that has been voted best pizza in town for 13 years. Since opening in 1969, we have taken pride in the quality of pizza, sandwiches & salads that we offer.
713 E. Jefferson Blvd.

Bruno’s Pizza

Pizza, calzones, salads and more; dine in or carry-out

Every First Friday, get a 14″ one topping pizza for $12 (dine in and carry-out only)
131 S. Michigan St.


Café Navarre Bar & Restaurant

French, Italian, and Spanish cuisine.  Dishes created with farm-to-table sources regularly featured with over 100 top shelf wines at prices meant to enjoy.
101 N. Michigan St.

Center Stage Pizza

Center Stage Pizza is serving up NY Style pizza as well as specialty pizzas with a gourmet flare, in a comfortable, relaxing, music inspired restaurant. 

428 Lincoln Way W.


Chicory Café

A French Quarter style coffee shop with Cajun and Creole food, a full bar, live music, also featuring gluten-free and vegetarian dishes.

Live music, 5 oz. gelato cup for $3, and 16 oz. Hurricanes for $6
105 E. Jefferson St.


Cinco 5 International

Something out of the ordinary, but with popular dishes to please everyone.
112 W. Colfax Ave.



Edible Arrangements

Fresh fruit arrangements, chocolate dipped fruit, fruit salads, and fresh fruit smoothies

Every First Friday receive 50% of a 12-box of dipped fruit (pick up orders only)
123 S. Michigan St.

Fiddler’s Hearth

Family friendly music 7 days a week. Patio dining and beer garden

Every First Fridays, live music. Kennedy’s Kitchen 9 pm-midnight.
127 N. Main St.

Ironhand Wine Bar

South Bend's only wine bar! Featuring tastings, wine by the glass and small plates, overlooking the St. Joseph River.

Live music every Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. plus First Fridays special of 20% off bottles of Henri & Madeleine.

1025 Northside Blvd.


LaSalle Grill/LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern

Committed to providing fine dining and refined entertainment that is unique in South Bend.  An innovative menu features the finest fresh foods available. AAAA Four Diamond Award Winner.

Themed culinary offerings every First Friday.
115 W. Colfax Ave.

L Street Kitchen 

Tucked away on Lafayette Boulevard, across the street from the County-City building, L Street Kitchen offers “from scratch” breakfast and lunch.

131 Lafayette Blvd. 


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Linden Grill

119 S. Michigan St.



A wide variety of creative breakfast and lunch choices with breakfast served all day.

Open for special dinner hours for select First Fridays.
127 S. Michigan St.


Purple Porch Co-op

A member-owned cooperative committed to growing a local, sustainable economy through the purchasing of locally produced foods.
123 Hill St.

South Bend Brew Werks

A brewery restaurant offering local food and on-site crafted beer.

A new beer debuting every First Friday!

216 A. Michigan St.


The South Bend Chocolate Café

Unique blend of café, candy store, bakery with beer and wine bar – family friendly activities and menu

2 for $18 any crunch/pretzel combo
122 S. Michigan St.


A fun casual cocktail bar with healthy late-night food options.
105 E. Jefferson Blvd. (located on Michigan next to Jimmy John’s)



Upscale-casual restaurant serving charcuterie, cheese plates, and tapas alongside wine and cocktails

103 W. Colfax


The General Deli & Café

The General Deli and Café is a comfy and casual venue serving up your basic favorites with a local flare.

609 E. Jefferson Blvd.


Tippecanoe Place Restaurant

A premier landmark and dining spot in the heart of the historic district.

Half off appetizers in the Studebaker Lounge or Patio
620 W. Washington St.

Vegetable Buddies

Exciting music venue complete with a kitchen and bar

129 N. Michigan St.


Woochi Japanese Fusion & Bar

Stylish spot with Japanese & Asian-fusion dishes, Michiana’s freshest sushi, best martinis, full bar and extensive tea menu. Plus try out their new W Lounge.

3 course dinner for $22 or $33
119 N. Michigan St.




Ali on the Boulevard

Fashion forward finds, great gifts & quality jewelry handmade by Ali.

Featuring something special and different each First Friday.

722 E. Jefferson Blvd.

Dream Coach Carriages
Professional Horse Drawn Carriage services. Servicing Northern Indiana and Downtown South Bend for over 10 years.  Available for weddings and special events.

Flagstar Bank

Exceptional full service banking , serving personal and business banking needs.  Conveniently located downtown with onsite ATM.

100 E Wayne St. Suite 100


Hair Crafters Day Spa Salon

A full-service hair salon offering the “art of perfect cut & color”, natural nail manicures, pedicures, facials, body waxing and massage therapy.
602 Lincoln Way E.

Idle Hours Bookshop

Used and rare bookseller, locally family owned business in downtown South Bend for more than 15 years.

Children’s Story time and book sale table every First Friday.
212 S. Michigan St.

The Brain Lair

A bookstore focused on developing empathy and building community through children’s books.

Every First Friday – 25% off children or teen new hardcover book.

714 E. Jefferson Blvd.


The Pigeon & The Hen Pottery

Paint your own pottery and gift shop for handmade pottery, jewelry, paper crafts, textiles, and more.

Make & take projects and crafts

217 S. Michigan St.


Therapeutic Indulgence

Downtown South Bend’s premiere massage and wellness spa offering massage therapy, reflexology, yoga, hypnosis, skincare, and waxing.
903 E. Jefferson Blvd.