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Grindstone Charley's

3443 South St, Lafayette, IN 47905
+1 765-449-8692
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tenderloin” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3443 South St, Lafayette, IN 47905
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We took two of our grandsons to Grindstone Charley’s on a Saturday night and it was fine. Our server was not really interested in our table and her attitude was off putting. My club sandwich was good and the boys meals - cheeseburger for one...More

Thank ADolores
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We stopped for lunch on a Friday just after noon and we were concerned that service would be slow and the restaurant noisy because the front parking lot was full. We were greeted by a delightful and welcoming hostess and seated in an uncrowded area...More

Thank oakleaf926
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We arrived late on a Saturday night for dinner. The restaurant had lots of sports TVs and fun decor. We had great service and a very good meal. My husband said his prime rib was excellent!

Thank Susan Z
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This restaurant is a hidden gem! Can eat in the bar area for quiet or there is room for families and a special room for groups. My husband swears the prime rib is the best he has had (and he has had a lot); the...More

Thank janetfH4845RA
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I was really impressed with my lunch and how friendly the wait staff was. We sat in the bar area and our waitress greeted many of the patrons by name. The food was amazing! I had a tenderloin with sweet potato fries and my guest...More

Thank Krissy765
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stayed in Lafayette for about 5 days and this way by far everyone's favorite restaurant. All the food in Lafayette was great, but this was above par. Plus, the servers were very friendly. They had a very nice seasonal menu in addition to the...More

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

My family and friends had dinner here tonight before going to see a movie. The wait staff is friendly, the kept the table clear of dirty dishes and kept my drink refilled. The appetizers and sandwiches were very tasty. Fun place to go with a...More

Thank scottjean
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped in with my wife. She had a salad and I had the honey butter chicken sandwich with a side of potato soup. I really liked the coating on the chicken and the sauce they put on it gave it a sweet taste. The soup...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I felt like this place should have been on Bar Rescue. Went with 3 other people, didn't have an ingredient for one drink, had old drink menus out so the drink I ordered no one seemed to know about, had to take the menu I...More

Thank GabrielleLG02
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Had 3 places in mind for dinner this evening, picked Grindstone because they have Sunking Wee Mac on tap. So when we order our drinks...Suprise, they decided to pull Wee Mac and put another craft beer on tap. Don't get me wrong the Taxman standard...More

Thank Mark L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3443 South St, Lafayette, IN 47905 (Formerly Grindstone Charlies)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-449-8692
  • E-mail
Started by Indiana Restaurateur Perry Fogelsong in 1982, Grindstone Charley's is currently a four unit chain with locations in Indianapolis, Speedway, Kokomo, and Lafayette. Today, customers in Indiana and Ohio enjoy home-style cooking, spirited drinks and warm hospitality. As part of the Clancy's, Inc. Family of stores, Grindstone Charley's joins Michelangelo's Italian Bistro and Clancy's Hamburgers in offering quality food, drinks and fun perfectly suited to Midwestern appetites.
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