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Shaukin Indian Fast Food

138 S River Road, West Lafayette, IN
765 743 2222
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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English first
West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Shaukin was recommended by college-aged friends of my daugher. I tried it and was very pleasantly surprised by what I found. The food is delicious and there is a good variety of dishes to pick from. The atmosphere is very casual, almost like fast food, but the food is much better than American fast food. I noticed that the majority... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I guess the meaning of shaukin varies, but I understand it refers to a devotee of this wonderful restaurant. I have been a regular patron of Shaukin Indian Foods for around 3 years, after my hubby discovered it and we were introduced to Indian street food by way of the Chaat Platter. Oh, my goodness, there has not been one... More 

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Plymouth, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

One doesn't hear "Indian Fast Food," much, at least not in Indiana, so it seemed like a no brainer to visit this restaurant. It was wonderful. It was so unique and thrilling to have so many choices that didn't include the typical Indian food found in the U.S. You won't find "Chicken Tikka Masala," or "Tandori Chicken," here! I had... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I don't eat out that much, but my wife and I get Shaukin as take-out every 1 to 2 weeks. We've been told that this is like Indian 'street fare.' We make a whole meal out of it anyways... Their chaats, curries, and yogurt lassies are top notch. Everything else is good or above average. The food also comes out... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent food very frendly owner Can make it customized if needed on request i would recomend this place to try it out

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

You get to taste authentic Indian Chat food at a great price at this place. They have all kinds of chats, although much of them are north Indian, they do have some south Indian chats. My favorite is "papdi chat" and my wife's favorite is 'Chole tikki'. Staff is very friendly and place is clean.

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Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Very good food. My husband and I ordered the special from the chalkboard and didn't leave hungry. It is not fancy and the decor is basic, but if you come for the food you won't be disappointed. I almost turned around and walked out when I saw the "menu" board over the register and bare bones tables/chairs. I was not... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Good Bhaturra in a simple, cozy environment, very no-frills style. Tasty and quick service!! Also, the location is a bit far off from the main campus area, more suited towards dinners I suppose

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Chongqing, China
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Interesting place with wonderful food and the owners are great. This is Indian street food served in an extremely clean but bare-bone basic restaurant, so don't expect the standard tikka masala and naan. Also, don't expect a snazzy place, just amazing food. Their Frankies are to die for and their Dabeli is out of this world. They also have a... More 

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Additional Information about Shaukin Indian Fast Food

Address: 138 S River Road, West Lafayette, IN
Phone Number: 765 743 2222
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  West Lafayette
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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