Eat. Drink. Downtown South Bend

When it comes to food and fun, downtown South Bend means business!

From the racing rapids of the East Race to historic theaters, gourmet restaurants, live music, a dynamic art museum and summertime picnics on the green, downtown South Bend is the place to be in all seasons.

Nestled against the St. Joseph River, downtown South Bend delivers a vibrant mix of locally-owned business and year-round events that will tickle your taste buds and make lasting memories. A great way to explore the city is through EatDrink Downtown South Bend, a series of events dedicated to showcasing our city’s unique food scene and supporting local charities.

And check back here frequently throughout the year as we add new events to showcase our city’s chefs, artists, musicians and small businesses.

Stay up-to-date on downtown South Bend events:

We’ll send you an email each week with what’s going on in the area, and we will never share your information.

Restaurant Weeks

Twice a year join us for Restaurant Week, when our local restaurants serve up specially priced menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a percentage of each meal donated to Memorial Children’s Hospital.

It’s a great way to experience downtown South Bend’s dynamic culture and exciting local food and drink, and support a great cause while you’re at it.

Wine Walks – May through October

Join your friends and neighbors downtown for our fun, fabulous Wine Walks hosted by the restaurateurs that make our city unique. Simply buy a wristband at any participating restaurant and then explore downtown by sampling a delectable variety of food and wine served up by some of the best restaurants in downtown South Bend. This year we are also adding two Beer Walks in July and October.

Beer Walks – July and October

Join us on our beer walks hosted by the restaurateurs in our great city. Simply buy a wristband at any participating restaurant and then explore downtown by sampling a delectable variety of food and beer served up by some of the best restaurants in downtown South Bend.

The Downtown Dining Alliance is a group of the area’s finest restaurants. Our mission: to create amazing experiences in the city of South Bend. Browse our members below for events, deals, menus and more.