The Vine

Restaurant – Elkhart, IN

The Vine – Restaurant – Elkhart County

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Located in downtown Elkhart, The Vine is a popular go to restaurant with a variety of options on the menu to fit your tastes.

Head Chef is Brian Caplinger and the owner is Jean Kern who took ownership of The Vine in 2016. She brings 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry.

There is no shortage of 5 star reviews as local residents love this restaurant for it’s friendly, small town atmosphere and delicious food. Each plate is served with purpose to make you feel welcome and good chances are that you’ll get to meet the owner while dining in the restaurant.

In addition to a diverser menu of food options, The Vine also offers a large selection of wines, beers, and cocktail drinks. It’s a great venue to grab a quick drink with friends if you don’t have room for a full meal.

But the Vine is hoping you’ll come hungry as they have many great food options which we will now dive into in this next section. May I present to you, the menu.

The Vine Menu

Appetizers: Burrata, Bruschetta, Shrimp Cocktail, Baked Brie, Spinach Artichoke Dip, Crab Dip, Soup

Salads: The Vine Classic, Black & Bleu, Ultimate Caesar, Traditional Caesar, Side Salad

9″ Pizzas: Tre Carne, Veggie, Quattro Formaggio, Margherita

Handhelds: Chicken Caesar Wrap, Mahi Tacos, Cherri Chicken Salad Croissant, Build Your Burger, Ruben Sandwich 

Entres: Filet Mignon, 14oz Ribeye, Black & Bleu Filet, Walleye, Grilled Mahi Mahi, Norwegian Salmon

Pastas: Penne & Mushroom, Shrimp, 3 Cheese

Where is The Vine Located?

The Vine is located in Elkhart, Indiana. It sits in the heart of downtown Elkhart off of Main Street and just south of Lexington. There is plenty of free street parking nearby and additional parking lots within 1 block of the restaurant.

The Vine Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11am – 8pm
  • Wednesday: 11am – 8pm
  • Thursday: 11am – 8pm
  • Friday: 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 9pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Phone Number

If you’d like to make reservations you can do so by dialing (574) 970-5006

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