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Harry's Chocolate Shop

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American, Bar, Pub
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329 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47906-3538
Today
11:00 - 03:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 00:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 03:30
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Harrison Twp
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304 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lots of history in this corner bar but I was not impressed. I wanted to try the bar favorite buffalo sauce but did not feel I got what I ordered. There was no effort to make sure I was happy... Not the best dinner experience. Too many good restaurants to chose from. Won't be back.

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Thank John W
Peoria, Illinois
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145 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

By far one of the very best bars/pubs I've ever been in- the place is an institution and a rite of passage-great drinks- they pour a good one and basic pub food- very old, historic- maybe a little dumpy but oh so fun !

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Thank pickEeater13
Sarasota, FL
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95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly, helpful servers and the best wings I've ever had! Skip the quesadilla and go for a double order of wings!

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Thank mlsearles
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Best bar on Purdue's campus in my opinion. They play the best music a mix of everything but of course the best classics that are out there.

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Thank Marie H
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

If you're a fan of fried pickles try the fried banana peppers! Like a fried pickle but with a little kick.

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Thank r2dhart
Yuma, Arizona
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

If in need of a relaxing cold beer or prepared drinks, this is the spot in west Lafayette. The most I liked was the music in a smooth talkable volume. In 2019 will be the 100 years anniversary.

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Thank rprieto24
West Lafayette, Indiana
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I guess it is a tradition to eat and drink here. I understand that and if you want to connect to the last 100 years of students who have eaten here ok go for it. Not my first choice for stale (in terms of trends not freshness) food. Not my second choice. In fact bottom 10 %. The food is... More 

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Thank RAF37621
Dallas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

First of all, there are no chocolates at Harry's Chocolate Shop . . . it is a charming, historic, hole in the wall campus bar. Students have apparently been carving their names & initials in the wooden booths for ages. We just had drinks and popcorn so can't speak to food, but service was friendly and efficient, and we thought... More 

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Thank DallasKay
Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Spent 4 years of my life drinking at Harry's many years ago. I have one thing to say about James K.'s review. Well, not the review itself, rather the fact that a senior at Purdue should be able to spell correctly and use proper grammar. Never mind that anyone who can make it through 4 years on campus and never... More 

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Thank Ruth L
Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I went to Harry's chocolate shop on 04/20/16 with my girlfriend just to get a couple of drinks. Prior to this date I've never been to HCS, though I am a senior at Purdue and will be graduating this year so I decided that since it is such a Purdue tradition I would at least go once. Upon walking into... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:30
Monday
11:00 - 03:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:30
Thursday
11:00 - 03:30
Friday
11:00 - 03:30
Saturday
11:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47906-3538
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  West Lafayette

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?