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Restaurants In Lafayette

How many times have you had the conversation of “Where do you want to eat? I don’t know, where do you want to go?” Here is a complete guide of restaurants in Lafayette complete with menus. Easily find the perfect place to grab a bite. We can help if you are looking for a restaurant with vegan options, local breweries, coffee shops or restaurants where kids eat free! The Aimee Ness Realty Group has you covered! 

Digby’s Pub & Patio 

113 N 4th St. 

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Informal dining offering cocktails and burgers with an outdoor patio. Oftentimes offers live entertainment and events. 

The Black Sparrow

223 Main St.

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Funky stylish pub that offers craft cocktails, an inventive menu, and also offers Sunday brunch. 

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Escape Velocity Spin Dip Sandwich and Chips

Escape Velocity Brewing 

405 Sagamore Pkwy S Suite A2

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“Escape Velocity Brewing is a 5bbl Brewpub in Lafayette, Indiana which serves vegetarian/vegan soups, sandwiches, and small plates. We are Greater Lafayette’s only all vegetarian restaurant/brewpub. Escape Velocity Brewing is the labor of love of husband and wife Jason Behenna & Heather Howard.”

La Scala Italian Restaurant

312 Main St.

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Local family owned authentic Italian restaurant established in 2000 featuring fabulous food, wine, and cocktails. Featuring locally grown food from the family farm.

Folie

526 Main St. 

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“Folie is a New American kitchen in Downtown Lafayette focusing on fresh seasonal cuisine, vibrant regional flavors and classic french preparation. Our bar boasts an exceptional wine list, creative cocktails & craft beer. Ask about our daily drink specials, we look forward to your visit!”

Revolution Barbeque

721 Main St. 

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“We are doing something completely different at Revolution Barbeque. We are revolutionizing the best barbeque traditions with bold new flavors to all things smoked and meaty. We are a family-owned business located in Historic Downtown Lafayette, Indiana.”

Bistro 501

501 Main St. 

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Seasonal French cuisine in an upscale setting, romantic flare in the evenings. Brunch offered. 

Shrimp Tacos at RedSeven

RedSeven Kitchen + Cocktail

200 Main St. 

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“RedSeven is a new American restaurant that is perfect for a cocktail, a date, a get together with friends and family and even a steak dinner. Our upscale and urban vibe creates an atmosphere suitable for nearly any occasion. Visit us in downtown Lafayette, IN and experience all that we have to offer.” 

Lafayette Brewing Company

622 Main St. 

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“We are a mid-sized brewpub located in the heart of historic downtown Lafayette, IN, and just minutes from the campus of Purdue University. Our family friendly environment features a large dining area. We also have a spacious bar and comfortable banquet facility in our 2nd floor Beer Hall for the 21+ crowd. We were the 1st brewery to receive Indiana’s small brewers permit back in 1993, and are currently the 2nd oldest operating brewery in the state.”

Yatagarasu – Lafayette

533 Main St. 

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“Yatagarasu was founded in 2017 in Downtown Lafayette, Indiana. Two men with passionate souls for traditional Japanese ramen noodle had the goal of spreading a unique cuisine and cultural experience.”

East End Grill

1016 Main St. 

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“East End Grill opened in the Spring of  2016 with the goal of providing a gathering place for the community of Greater Lafayette and Purdue University. We offer a welcoming, modern yet casual space, which is perfect for anything from a business meeting to date night to a casual bite with friends before the game. Led by Executive Chef Ambarish Lulay, our kitchen offers a variety of comforting dishes using fresh, local, quality ingredients. Our bar program includes creatively crafted cocktails, a great wine selection and the best local and regional craft beers we can find. Our friendly and knowledgeable service staff are here to provide a personalized experience each and every time you dine with us.”

BRU Burger Bar Lafayette

101 Main St. Suite 100

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Downtown restaurant that offers customizable burgers and bar.

DT Kirby’s

644 Main St.

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“The original Kirbys in Downtown Lafayette. We built this bar with the pure intention of Great Food first, the feel of a corner family bar in the heart of Chicago & the dedication to love of our Chicago teams. Today with the help of now good friends we build DT KIRBYS STREET FOOD. Still dedicated to my dream of having a corner family bar in the heart of Chicago, just it is in Lafayette & not on the corner.”

Sgt Preston’s of the North

6 N 2nd St. 

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“Sgt. Preston’s of the North Bar & Restaurant continues to be a local favorite hang-out that attracts tourists, Boilermakers, and new friends while enjoying his fun-loving traditions.”

Sunrise Diner

501 Columbia St. 

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Popular downtown diner serving up breakfast all day. Offers a wide range of lunch items, vegetarian options available. 

Sichuan House

2 S 4th St.

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“Sichuan House is a cornerstone in Lafayette and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff.”

Sake Sushi Asian Fusion 

731 Main St. 

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Sake Sushi house, dine in, pick up or delivery.

Ripple & Company

1007 Main St. 

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“Ripple & Company is a neighborhood gathering spot with casual counter service and a lively atmosphere perfect for meeting up with friends or enjoying a meal with the whole family.” Located in Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co.

The Pickle

914 Union St. 

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“We are an independent, locally owned restaurant, offering the best quality pizza, calzones, sandwiches, salads, and more in Lafayette, Indiana.  We take great pride in our establishment and have created a comfortable and contemporary environment for our customers.  Our hodge podge decor may be random, but has some kind of modern charm that delights.”

6th Street Dive

827 N 6th St. 

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“No-frills watering hole with Tex-Mex & American comfort fare, plus craft beer, board games & TVs.”

Merlin’s Beard

220 Columbia St.

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Your ticket to ride is a small “player fare”, and then you can play as many games as you’d like while you’re here. In addition to our awesome gaming selection we offer full Restaurant/Pizzeria and Bar service making us a one stop fun night out! We’re also here to provide for your board game purchasing needs with our on site game store!”

The Cellar Wine Bistro

1001 Main St.

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“We are two sisters with a passion for wines and all that goes into creating the tastes that make any average wine drinker appreciate the true depth of a great wine.The Cellar Wine Bistro offers a variety of Red, White, and Sparkling wines. Located in the heart of Historical Downtown Lafayette, our wine bar is the perfect venue for a date night, going out with friends, or making new ones.”

Ritual 

211 N 2nd St.

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“Why wait until the weekend to have a night out? We think all nights were meant to be made. Here’s to a work hard, play hard mentality. When those day-to-day grinds are capped off by post-dinner drinks. Or for those long grueling Tuesdays, that are made better by the clink of glasses at happy hour. It’s time to stop worrying about tomorrow, and start living for tonight. We’re the place that starts the night just right, whether that’s having a drink with an old friend, or making new ones. Find your tribe at RITUAL.”

Local Bar

522 S 4th St.

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“Unfussy neighborhood haunt serving elevated comfort eats & brews in a smoke-friendly environment.”

Riehle’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill

1301 Union St.

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Neighborhood establishment offering a variety of food and drinks. 

Downtowner Restaurant

2200 Elmwood Ave.

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“The Downtowner has been a Lafayette tradition since 1951. We’re located in Market Square Shopping Center & are known for our tasty breakfast and lunch specials.”

Jane’s Gourmet Deli & Catering

524 N 4th St. 

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“Jane’s Gourmet Deli and Catering is your one-stop-shop for delicious lunches, professional catering services, elegant gifts, fine chocolates and wines and much more.” 

South Street Smokehouse

3305 South St. 

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“The South Street Smokehouse serves up the best ‘Q in town!! Come on in for some of our delicious brisket, mouth-watering ribs, seasoned fries, crunchy fried pickles, tasty pulled pork, hand-battered onion rings, and more!”

The Tick Tock Tavern & Eatery

1816 N 9t St. 

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“Where the food is great and the times are good! A great casual restaurant/bar serving Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. That’s exactly what the Tick Tock is: the kind of place you’d stop in for a cup of coffee and our homemade biscuits and gravy, a quick burger, or one of our famous breaded loins.”

Akropolis

3311 South St. 

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“Family owned restaurant.  Greek/American  Cuisine. Providing you with the best food at a reasonable price. Good quality and fast service “

Banh Mi Eatery

1201 S 4th St. 

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“Banh Mi Eatery offers a selection of mouth-watering Vietnamese (Banh Mi) sandwiches with freshly baked bread & savory ingredients. Come enjoy a cup of Vietnamese coffee or bubble tea to start off your day! Did I mention there’s free wifi?”

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

91 N 36th St. 

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“Family-friendly chain serving American comfort food with a Texas twist, plus cocktails.”

Wicked Food Shack

2070 S 22nd St.

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“Community favorite, awesome food with daily specials.”

Mi Cabanita

3540 State Road 38 E Suite 501

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“Simple cafe featuring made-to-order Mexican food, from tacos & carne asada to weekend menudo.”

Nine Irish Brothers Lafayette

3520 IN – 38 East

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“Our family-owned-and-operated restaurant serves premium Irish food and spirits and has a full bar and menu, with items ranging from salads to steak to Irish favorites such as Guinness Stew, Shepherd’s Pie, and Fish & Chips. Well-behaved patrons of all ages are welcome unless circumstances prohibit minors (e.g. large, rowdy bands).”

Mount Fuji Japanese Steak House

700 Sagamore Pkwy S

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“Unfussy Japanese option with multiple hibachi tables & hot entrees like noodles & fried rice.”

CoreLife Eatery

105 Farabee Dr. S Suite 100

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“We’ve created CoreLife Eatery to bring clean, healthy and great tasting foods to everyone every day. We feature hearty bowls that are complete meals in themselves featuring greens, grains and bone broths. All of our ingredients are free of GMO’s, trans fats, artificial colors, sweeteners and other artificial additives. Our chicken and steak are sustainably raised, and never ever given antibiotics or hormones. We buy local when and where we can, in fact, check out our “local” wall to see what’s in season around us. We also believe that hiring local team members to prepare our food, and paying them well, is much better than having it come “ready to eat” from a manufacturing plant across the country.”

El Chicano

6 N Earl Ave.

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“Unadorned strip-mall restaurant serving familiar Mexican & American eats, plus beer & wine.”

Linnwood Tavern Bar & Grill

1244 N 14th St. 

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“Classic neighborhood bar & grill with always clean restrooms, all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Drink specials, live entertainment on weekends, darts and pull-tabs. An all new smoke filtration system ensures a pleasant environment at all times.”

Azzip Pizza

105 Farabee Dr. S

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“Azzip (pronounced “Ay – Zip”) was conceived as an idea by founder Brad Niemeier while in college. As a student, Brad won Purdue’s Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition and $20,000 to launch the business. With the help of friend Blake Kollker, an accomplished chef, Azzip’s menu and concept went from business plan to reality. With Mom as his accountant, Dad as his handyman, and brother rolling dough, Azzip sold its first pizza on February 5th, 2014 in Evansville, IN. Since opening, Brad recruited other family members and friends to join the business to help spread Azzip to new pizza-loving customers.”

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Taco Rico pork barbacoa burrito and addictive green sauce.

Taco Rico

1325 Sagamore Pkwy N

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“Located in Lafayette, Taco Rico is an authentic Mexican restaurant that specializes in street food, specifically tacos. We offer a variety of dishes including but not limited to antojitos, tortas, and mariscos. When you visit, make sure you try some of our signature tacos, such as Al Pastor Taco, Chicharron Taco, and Lengua Taco!”

Mountain Jacks Steakhouse

4211 South St. 

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“Mountain Jack’s is proud to be a locally owned, family business that sources its meats, vegetables, ingredients, wine and beverages direct from local farmers, growers, producers and distributors as much as possible.”

Christos New City Grill

3291 Teal Rd.

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“Mike and Maria emigrated to the United States in 1963 from a small Greek Island. After working in several restaurants in Northwest Indiana they traveled to Lafayette in 1988 to pursue the “American Dream” of working hard and raising a family. Twenty years later our family has grown along with your family. Five Purdue graduates and one wayward Ball State graduate, six grandsons and two grand-daughters continue on the Christos Family tradition of good food and excellent service. We’d like to thank our customers of Lafayette and West Lafayette for trusting us to feed your family.”

Hops Shawnee Tavern

3231 Union St.

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“Local Bar and Grill, Famous Wednesday Night Cookouts, Daily Drink Specials, Weekday Lunch Specials, Breakfast served Mon-Fri & Coolest Cans In Town”

The Eye Opener Cafe

11 N Earl Ave

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Offers American style food and caters. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner options. 

Sharma’s Kitchen

1403 Sagamore Pkwy N

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“Sharma’s Kitchen is owned and operated by Chef Mr. Satinder Sharma and his wife Mrs. Ruchi V.Sharma. We are a strip-mall Indian restaurant serving authentic Indian cuisine in a relaxed and stylish space. Savor your taste buds with the culinary experience of orient spices, meats, sauces, and handmade breads. You can customize your meal from our Buffet or let our hospitality team cater to your every need with our Menu. Our Banquet Room will make all events an occasion to remember. We take bookings, welcome walk-ins and also offer takeaway. We also take catering orders.”

Walt’s Other Pub

3001 S 9th St. 

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“Walt’s Other Pub’s friendly and open atmosphere offers fun for all ages. With 2 levels of seating, Walt’s Other Pub is a relaxing and cozy place to eat. We also have great outdoor seating including a balcony. Come to Walt’s Other Pub for the big game, for a night out with friends or family, or even have an event in our separate banquet room.”

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Shellie’s Cafe breakfast

Shellie’s Cafe

1400 Teal Rd #14

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“Nothing Fancy, Just Good Food. Locally Owned and Operated 24-Hour Diner, Serving up Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner All Day, Every Day!!!”

Lindo Mexico

405 Sagamore Pkwy S

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“Mexican Food is not about just rice and beans. Mexican Food is about tradition, the tradition of bringing families together after a long day of work and winding down to a meal that while nutritious, will also be delicious.This is something that the Bravo family has know all of their life. See, the Bravo family come from Jalisco Mexico, from a town called Altamira. The towns name roughly translate in English to Highland. This is where hard work and outrageously delicious food was engraved into their skin.”

Oliverio’s Southland Restaurant

2670 Old US 231

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“Oliverio’s Southland Restaurant is an American restaurant! We are a family oriented restaurant! Come in and dine in with us today or you can always order for take out as well!”

Fowler House Kitchen

909 South St. 

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“The Fowler House Kitchen is excited to serve lunch and dinner to downtown & the greater Lafayette area starting February 15th! Come enjoy a great meal in a beautiful setting. Patio seating available! Please check back for hours.”

Asahi Japanese Steakhouse

3412 IN-38 E

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Sushi Bar and restaurant. 

Sushi Don

3338 Main St. 

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“Come try some of our special rolls here at Sushi Don such as the Bond Girl roll Lion king roll, and Crab rangoon roll. We also serve Korean BBQ Wings and Raw fish lover Poke, Cooked poke bowl and Veggie poke bowl. Find us at the corner of Main Street and Sagamore Pkwy near CAT Park. Order online for carryout!”

Arni’s 

2200 Elmwood Ave

2323 Wallace Ave

2513 Maple Point Dr.

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“GOOD FOOD. GREAT SERVICE. EVERYTIME. We now offer online ordering for carryout and delivery for select locations. No matter how you choose to enjoy your Arni’s you can expect good food and great service every time.”

B&N Diner

2220 Sagamore Pkwy S

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“B&N Diner is Lafayette’s go-to for home cooked meals and breakfast all day. Oh, and did we mention the best hand-breaded tenderloins around? We have been a local favorite for home-style meals for years!”

Joe’s Pancake House

700 Sagamore Pkwy N

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El Maguey

2711 Teal Road

Cracker Barrel

40 Frontage Rd.

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Dog n Suds

601 Sagamore Pkwy

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“Dogs n Suds has been serving the best coneys and root beer in Lafayette, IN for over fifty years. Stop by our classic drive-in today!”

El Meson Mexican Restaurant

408 Sagamore Pkwy N

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“Welcome to El Meson Mexican Restaurant. Come and join our family for food, drinks, music, and fun. Our food is traditional Mexican food made with fresh ingredients. From the moment you step through the door at El Meson, you will think you are in Mexico. All of your senses will be aroused. The colors, the smell, and the sound will transport you into a small Mexican village.”

O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar

2413 Sagamore Pkwy S

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“When dining out in today’s busy world, folks don’t just crave their favorite foods. They want to spend time with the people that matter most. That’s why, at O’Charley’s, a meal is more than what we put on our plates.”

HuHot Mongolian Grill

100 S Creasy Ln.

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“CREATE YOUR OWN UNLIMITED STIR FRY AT THE HOTTEST ASIAN RESTAURANT IN LAFAYETTE. HUHOT IS NOT A CHINESE BUFFET, BUT INSTEAD A FRESH MARKET OF INGREDIENTS AND UNIQUE SAUCES WHERE YOU ARE THE CHEF! BUILD YOUR STIR FRY MASTERPIECE FROM OUR WIDE SELECTION OF MEATS, SEAFOOD, NOODLES, VEGETABLES AND ASIAN-INSPIRED SAUCES, THEN WATCH AS OUR GRILL WARRIORS COOK IT TO PERFECTION. YOU ARE IN CONTROL! FROM RAW INGREDIENTS TO A HOT MEAL IN YOUR HANDS, THE HUHOT MONGOLIAN GRILL EXPERIENCE IS ONE OF THE SAFEST DINING OPTIONS AROUND. PERFECT FOR THOSE WITH DIETARY RESTRICTIONS, AND THOSE WITH APPETITES FOR CRAVE-WORTHY NOODLE BOWLS. HUHOT CAN ACCOMMODATE VEGETARIANS, GLUTEN-FREE DINERS, KETO OR PALEO DIETS AND ANYONE WHO IS LOOKING FOR A HEALTHY BUT DELICIOUS DINING OPTION THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN ENJOY.”

The Country Cafe

4254 IN-26 E

3161 Teal Rd.

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“Get your House Made Breakfast any time of day! Breakfast for Everyone!”

La Bamba Mexican Restaurant

2120 Sagamore Pkwy S

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“BURRITOS AS BIG AS YOUR HEAD. Try a La Bamba burrito made fresh to order. With 3 different sizes to choose from.“

El Rodeo

140 Frontage Rd. #5

109 Beck Ln.

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Mexican fare, dine in or carry out.

 

En Lai Chinese Kitchen

2408 Teal Rd. 

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“A TRADITIONAL CHINESE FOOD TO DINE-IN, CARRY-OUT, OR DELIVER!”

El Torito Restaurante Mexicno

404 N Earl Ave

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“We’re known best for our tableside preparations, including our made-to-order guacamole and flame-grilled fajitas, which arrive sizzling to the table.”

Las Brazas Taqueria

2601 Teal Rd.

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“Jesus has Been in the food industry for a few decades. He finally took his shot and opened up a Mexican restaurant and named it “Las Brazas” in Lafayette, Indiana. Escudero’s motivation to serve the best quality food is truly unmatched.“

Big League Sports Bar & Grill

140 Frontage Rd.

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“Voted BEST BAR, BEST SIT DOWN DINING AND BEST PIZZA, Best of the Wabash 2020 & 2021!”

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Teays River Brewing & Public House

Teays River Brewing & Public House

3000 S 9th St. 

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“At Teays River Brewing & Public House, our focus is always on quality, innovation, creativity, and fostering memorable experiences in a fun, comfortable, and casual environment. Whether it’s a quick stop for a pint or a growler refill on the way home from work, a casual evening with friends, date night, or family dinner with the kids, we strive to create an experience that caters to your needs.”

China King

2400 Greenbush St. 

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“China King Restaurant offers authentic and delicious tasting Chinese cuisine in Lafayette, IN. China King’s convenient location and affordable prices make our restaurant a natural choice for eat-in or take-out meals in the Lafayette community. Our restaurant is known for its variety in taste and high quality fresh ingredients. Come and experience our friendly atmosphere and excellent service.”

Great Harvest Bread Co.

1500 Kossuth St.

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“Our purpose and passion is to provide you and your family with the freshest and most flavourful baked goods you’ve ever tasted. Come in for a free slice of hot-out-of-the-oven bread or a taste of legendary goodies. Enjoy yourself and bring your children. We’re locally owned and community focused.”

Royal Grill & Supreme Buffet

2641 Maple Point Dr.

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“Sizable, everyday buffet with a vast array of Japanese & American eats, including sushi & teppanyaki.”

Breakfast Time

2777 Teal Rd.

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Rookies

3618 IN-38

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“We can’t wait to serve you!”

We hope this guide helps you find the perfect place to eat. Let us know your favorite restaurants in the comments below. Did you find a new favorite, or keep on with the tried and true classics?


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