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Blue Nile

117 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906
765-269-9980
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Ranked #28 of 114 restaurants in West Lafayette
Price range: $5 - $10
Most recent review
- Jul 5, 2014
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English first
Champaign, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Delicious food made with fresh ingredients. Best lamb ka bobs I've had in a long time. Very good falafel as well. Atmosphere is unimpressive therefore I recommend take out.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've eaten at Blue Nile a dozen times and their food is consistently awesome. It's a small place, within walking distance to Purdue's campus, and family run. When you walk in, family members will likely be sitting around the front. Just walk past them and someone will show you where to sit. The staff is extremely friendly and efficient. At... More

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West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The food is good. However we were told 10 mins after we ordered the lamb birayani that the lamb birayani is out. Sadly, we had to change to other stuff. The waiting time is a little bit long.

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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417 reviews 417 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

This place has no atmosphere and it completely amateurishly run. When we were there the owner's family was having a get together outside with relatives. Attention was not completely devoted to the customers. It had no sense or feel of professionalism. The place looked messy and unorganized. It wasn't super clean at all. The table covering was old oilcloth. That... More

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Brookston, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Try the combination kabob with extra hummus and pita. Feeds 2 hungry people and will be on your must have list every time you visit. Humble restaurant off the beaten path, exceptional service, dirt cheap. Love it !

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

Good Mediterranean food most of the time, although it is possible to have a bad meal or slow service if you hit this place at a bad time. I sometimes take out-of-town guests here for lunch, but it doesn't quite clear the bar if you are looking for something special.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

We walked in sat down and a lady stuffing her face gets up and starts yelling , no no no you have to sit there and puts us in at this dirty table with a tacky sticky plastic table cover. The waitress comes to us and slams the menus down and leaves and comes back 2 minutes later and is... More

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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Tucked away on a side street near campus. Good prices. Good mediterranean food. Service and decor could slightly improve. Love the smooth, creamy hummus.

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

Everything here is straight out of a Pakistani/Iranian/Jordanian kitchen... and it's good! I adored the Baba Gahnoush, and my Chicken Biryani... my eating mates did feel some of the dishes had too many uncooked onions, however. Note: The portions are huge - I ordered a 1/2 Chicken Biryani and it was a normal dinner plate size... completely full.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

Great food. Best falafel in town. Great hummus too. Love the Jerusalem salad too. Wonderful owners and servers. Can't beat the prices either!

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