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Harry's Chocolate Shop

329 W State St, West Lafayette, IN
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Ranked #26 of 114 Restaurants in West Lafayette
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Bar
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- Sep 1, 2014
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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89 reviews 89 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Every single person who has attended Purdue University knows about Harry's Chocolate shop. I became sold on this place when I attended grad school there, and I have never enjoyed chicken wings EVER except these when my brother made me try them. So good I actually craved them when I was pregnant! Of course this place can get incredibly crowded... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a staple for all students and visitors of Purdue to see at least once. I have been here a few times and can say it is just ok. Probably if I were an alumni maybe I would feel differently but it is just an old run down bar to me. Does have several really good beers on tap.... More

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Dorado, Puerto Rico
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This is one of places that I have nothing but fond memories about. It is a great bar to visit with friends. It is a Purdue classic.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

It's a college bar that has been there forever. It has a special place in the hearts of Purdue grads. But to give it a true restaurant review; it is average. The food is OK but nothing special. If you go at night it is too busy to enjoy a meal. At night it is a college bar. Go Boilers.

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Lemont, Illinois
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110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I have been to Harry's several times and have yet to eat anything other than the popcorn. (very good). Yes, the place is old and somewhat worn,(understatement), but frankly, that is how I remember the college bars of my day. I call it character. And, the drinks are cheap and served by some friendly bartenders and servers.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I kept hearing from all my friends that I just HAD to check this place out. It always looked packed at night so I decided to go for lunch. I had the fish and chips and it was alright. Nothing really memorable about it.

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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Harry's is a true classic. Great venue, great food and great beverages. The place is dripping with nostalgia. An all time favorite of mine.

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

A nice, local Purdue bar that offers fresh and free popcorn and many different types of beer -- with most of them served in a plastic cup. Gets all kinds in the doors - from the 21 year old drunken college girls to the middle aged professorial types.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

A chocolate shop in the middle of corn country, really? I don't know, (NOR do i wish to) know if Monsanto has made round-up ready coco plants, but anyone in Nucky Thompson's day in Corn Country knew where to pull in for the night. Now you do too! An old bar with a 20's attempt, the site of the old... More

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

So maybe my opinion is biased but I loved it. They are the icon of Purdue in my opinion. I loved the nachos when we went there, I was younger so that's the only thing I can remember ordering but it was a wonderful atmosphere.

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