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Grindstone Charley's

$$ - $$$American, ,
3443 South St, State Road 26, Lafayette, IN 47905-4766
+1 765-449-8692
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Closes in 2 min
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3443 South St, State Road 26, Lafayette, IN 47905-4766
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been there several times. The food is excellent,the staff are friendly and the place is clean,

Thank Don H
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Service is always quick and friendly, management is always attentive. Food is much better than most chains. More like a neighbor restaurant. They allow options. Large enough portions without over doing it. Great fried green tomatoes.

Thank porscheLafayette_in
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Had a great meal and excellent service tonight at Grindstone Charley's. I had Sirloin Tips in a bowl of yummy french onion gravy and mash potatoes with crispy onion rings on top. I also ordered a side salad and it was fresh and fab, love...More

Thank Lou A
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We stopped here for a late night dinner and it ended up being 1/2 price appetizer time. Appetizers were large portions and all the food everyone in our group had was wonderful! We will definitely be back the next time we are in town.

Thank Jalyssa J
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Great food, great service. Staff is friendly and fast. We always feel welcome when we come in, which is usually about once a week.

Thank Curiosity762451
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

We frequent Grindstones at least once a week. Great daily specials through the week and prime rib on weekends. We've never had a bad meal here. Servers are very attentive. Angie, Brett, Jen, Rob and the rest are great.

Thank Trail762477
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Steak was bland, baked tator was hard and not done. Did was just so bland and no flavor. Amy was server she did not collect dirty dishes or empty drink glasses. Table was full of dirty dishes. There was a lady, guy and baby in...More

1  Thank Kelly G
Blake F, Owner at Grindstone Charley's, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Hi Kelly, I'm very sorry to hear about your experience at the Lafayette Location. Would you be kind to e-mail me and I will address the issues and take care of your next visit? Blake Fogelsong bfogelsong@clancysinc.com Owner

Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Excellent, fried green tomatoes have a light breading and are served with a side of ranch dressing for dipping. Philly Cheese Steak Sandwhich was delicious. Bun was perfect, steak was true shaved steak with peppers and onions. Best steak sandwhich I've had in a very...More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed December 15, 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 November 18, 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 oakleaf-chris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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, State Road 26, Lafayette, IN 47905-4766 (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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