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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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Baltimore, MD
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank AnnZBaltimore_MD
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
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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 69 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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43 reviews
30 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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137 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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 

Thank Dustin A
West Lafayette, Indiana
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Try the smoked turkey for a change of pace. Housemade sauces are all great. Lunch can be crowded with locals. Positive sign

Thank Scott R
Columbus, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We went here based on other reviews raving over the food. We tried the pork, multiple sides and the brisket - the brisket was the only standout. Pork was ok, sides were straight out of Foodservice containers- pre-done, nothing at all was spectacular or even noteworthy. Very disappointing experience. Not my idea of traditional BBQ

1 Thank KBcolumbus
Lafayette, Indiana
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140 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Some people love the variety of sauces here. I don't. I'm a sweet baby ray's fan. However, the food is great! Portion sizes are perfect.

1 Thank Nancy R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

south street is awesome, great food, atmosphere is really what you would expect from a bbq shack, if you go on the weekend go early, because once their out, thats all there is. one of the best places to eat in Lafayette!!

1 Thank jwmg2678

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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
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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?