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South Street Smoke House

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3305 South St, Ste 6, Lafayette, IN 47904-3164
+1 765-446-0559
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lafayette is not exactly known for barbecue but if you are in the mood you can't go wrong here. They have a variety of meats and you can get them in a sandwich or a platter with pretty good sides. I like the various sauces that you can add if you choose and it is not expensive at all. The... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about this restaurant, from a Purdue student, and had to try. Found it to be a rustic, but friendly, establishment, with great character. The the food was very tasty, i.e, BBQ, ribs, sandwichs,and wonderful french fries. Will return if in town.

Thank smog51
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if you live in or are traveling through Lafayette. Their meaty ribs are delicious, and the slaw and fries are mouth-watering!

Thank susan l
Lafayette, Indiana
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The bbq is usually good. I really have no complaints about the food. I don't so much like the atmosphere of the place myself. I feel like I have to be apart of everyone's meal.

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Baltimore, MD
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I stopped in at this place as I traveled north on I-65 from Indianapolis to Chicago. The atmosphere is very casual - you order at the counter, and pick up you food when they call your number. The staff were brisk and efficient, and seemed very competent - more than capable of keeping up with the steady flow of hungry... More 

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West Lafayette
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband and I have been coming to South Street Smoke House for many years. We always split 1/2 lb. of brisket, fries, corn bread, and have two drinks. It is $15.52. We are full and always remark about the great flavor and tenderness of the beef. Do not miss this restaurant in Lafayette, IN! Waiting for a table can... More 

Thank Carolyn M
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

You don't go here for the atmosphere or the service- you go for the delicious bbq! This is a pretty basic place as far as dining goes, but the food is always excellent with generous portions. Try a few sauces to see which fits your taste. The chicken, pulled pork, ribs and brisket are all excellent!

Thank profs
Orange County, California
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263 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Generous portions and excellent flavor to their Baby Back Ribs. Unfortunately they ran out of chicken the evening I was there. Cornbread as side item was quite yummy.

Thank Dr_C_and_E
West Lafayette, IN
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I've lived in Lafayette for 32 years and have been a fan of the South Street Smokehouse for many years. However, when I tried it with 3 of my colleagues this week, we were all disappointed. As usual the brisket was good, but their customer service needs improvement! Yes, we used the WBAA BOGO, but the clerk at the register... More 

Lafayette, Indiana
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

South Street Smokehouse is good smoked BBQ. The meat is smoked to perfection and it isn't hiding under some store bought sauce. Now I am a fan of Memphis BBQ but South Street always hits the spot. My only complaint is I wish they had a good brown sugar based sauce . Go early because the brisket goes fast. Rib... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3305 South St, Ste 6, Lafayette, IN 47904-3164
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-446-0559

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?