Bird in Hand Restaurant

Elkhart, Indiana

Bird in Hand – Best Elkhart Restaurants

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Bird in Hand is one of the newest dining establishments in Elkhart County. In 2022 a new, 4 story building was constructed on East Jackson Street in downtown Elkhart, Indiana, bringing life to new restaurant options. On the main level is Bird in Hand with indoor and outdoor seating and on the 4th floor is the Jackson Rooftop, a rooftop bar with scenic views of downtown.

Bird in Hand offers dining in as well as carry out and delivery options.

This restaurant is known for their chicken sandwiches or as they call it “The Best Cluckin Sandwich in Town” so come hungry.

Navarre Hospitality Group founded Bird in Hand in 2022 and Navarre also owns The Artisan which is another popular fine dining restaurant in downtown Elkhart. The management team does an exceptional job of creating quality service and good food at their restaurants so you can trust that Bird in Hand will be an award earner in the near future as it gets off its feet.

During summer months, you can enjoy the patio seating outside Bird in Hand, taking in the downtown city vibe of Elkhart. It’s part of the river district that has been undergoing many redevelopments to improve the overall quality of downtown Elkhart. The Beacon Fitness Center was a project that jump started the Riverwalk as well as new apartment complexes and the renovation of Hotel Elkhart.

After eating a meal at Bird in Hand, walk around downtown Elkhart and explore all there is to do, from Lerner Theatre to the rooftop bars at Jackson Rooftop and Hotel Elkhart.

Overall, Bird in Hand is an up and coming restaurant in Elkhart County with already many 5 star reviews. Give it a try at your next convenience.

Bird in Hand Menu

Sides: French Fries, Coleslaw, Little Green Salad 

Salads: Chicken Salad, The Big Green Salad, Power Salad Bowl 

Entrees: Grilled Chicken Breast, Crispy Chicken, Smash Burger, Chicken Strippers

Where is Bird in Hand Located?

Bird in Hand is located in downtown Elkhart on East Jackson street and the restaurant’s building sits in front of the Beacon Fitness Center making it easy to find.

Address: 240 E Jackson Blvd, Elkhart, IN 46516

Bird in Hand Hours

  • Monday: 11am – 7pm
  • Tuesday: 11am – 7pm
  • Wednesday: 11am – 7pm
  • Thursday: 11am – 7pm
  • Friday: 11am – 7pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 7pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Phone Number

If you’d like to contact the Bird in Hand staff you can do so by dialing (574) 359-5473

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