Downtown Elkhart has plenty of restaurants and stands for Jazz Festival
Posted: 06/18/2012 at 1:15 am
By: Truth Staff
Street vendors will include:
• Bodacious Concessions 1: fajitas and Mexican entrees
• Bodacious Concessions 2: strawberry shortcake, drinks
• Colglazier Enterprises: sirloin tips, elephant ears and funnel cakes
• Dogs For Dollars, hot dogs
• Jake’s Diner: sausage sandwiches, fries, fried food
• JJ’s Barbecue: barbecue
• Joe’s Gyros: Greek food, salads, broasted potatoes.
• Pretzel Wagon: Pretzels and drinks
• Tom’s Tasty Taters: Walleye fish, curly fries, drinks
Downtown restaurants have a range of food. Many will be open Friday and Saturday of this year’s festival.
523 Tap & Grill, 523 S. Main St.
Sleek, sophisticated atmosphere. Bistro fare with a Mediterranean flair. Calamari, pastas, filets, salads. Lunch & Dinner. Full bar. Daily cocktail specials. Lounge area.
Antojitos Mexicanos, 102 Middlebury St.
Tacos, burritos and other Mexican offerings
b on the River Bakery and Café, 333 NIBCO Parkway
Cafe with pastries and gelato. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Bowly’s Crystal Bar, 109 Freight St.
A beloved Elkhart drinking spot for over 60 years. Short order grill.
Crimaldi’s Restaurant & Lounge, 117 W. Jackson Blvd.
Longtime bar and restaurant offers burgers, steaks and salads.
Daily Grind, 113 E. Lexington Ave.
Coffee shop with fresh fruit smoothies, baked goods, salads, sandwiches, wraps.
Harrison Landing, 600 S. Main St.
Nightclub with a great bar menu, weekend live entertainment.
Iechyd Da Brewing Company, 317 N. Main St.
Pronounced “Yacky Dah.” After several years of home brewing, Chip and Summer Lewis decided to take the plunge and open a brewery on Main Street. The brewpub offers handcrafted ales, lagers, pizzas, sandwiches and soda.
Luchesse’s Italian Restaurant, POP-UP restaurant at 505 S. Main St. Original location open at 655 C.R. 17.
A long-time Italian restaurant that returns downtown for the weekend to offer specials and Midwest beers and spirits.
Around the Corner Cafe, 231 N. Main St.
American breakfast and lunch items in a cafe setting.
McCarthy’s on the Riverwalk, 333 NIBCO Pkwy, Suite A
McCarthy’s offers a refined menu of traditional pub foods alongside contemporary American dishes.
Michael’s Italian, 528 Harrison St.
Serving steak, prime rib and home-style Italian food since 1959.
Mini Delights Bake Shoppe, 214 S. Main St.
Bake shop specializing in cakes and cupcakes.
ModMex, POP-UP at 205 S. Main St. Usual location at 1700 Toledo Road will be closed.
Downtown location will have modern Mexican food and a variety of beer.
Old Style Deli, 200 S. Main St.
Established 1983 by Janice Hayden. Soups, sandwiches, and desserts
Stirred, 115 E. Lexington Ave.
Martini bar with full menu, including sushi.
Sweet Creams Soda Shop, 700 S. Main St.
An old time soda shop in a 110-year-old building, featuring ice cream and hot dogs.
Suzie’s Bakery & Coffee Cafe, 109 W. Lexington Ave.
Coffee and baked goods in a spot that’s been a restaurant for decades.
The Vine, 214 S. Main St.
Wine and food, along with a full bar. Menu includes pastas, pizza, salad and other entrees. Indoor and outdoor dining areas.