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138 S River Road, West Lafayette, IN
765 743 2222
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just yummy.......

During our visit to Purdue University , we went twice to this restaurant. They have almost everything on their menu. We were group of 20 persons and the service was equally good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

During our visit to Purdue University , we went twice to this restaurant. They have almost everything on their menu. We were group of 20 persons and the service was equally good.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very authentic, very different from what one thinks of as "Indian Food" in the US. Only downside is that the hours aren't regular, so check before you head there.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Lots of variety on the menu. Good place to taste regional dishes. Prices are a little high but food is tasty.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Serves Indian snacks, specially from the western part of India - Maharashtra/ Gujarat. Well made, nice food - specially the chats, Batata Vada; samosa does not live up to expectations though. They serve different sweets too which are good. The dosas are Ok. In all an excellent place to have Indian snacks - pretty filling too!! Run by an Indian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Tastes like some of the best indian food I had in India. Very casual, plastic plates (not a date night kind of place). Food is A++. Regular spice is spicy like in authentic indian restaurants. If you like it mild make shure to ask for it. Service is fast. Owner very nice guy.

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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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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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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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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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Blaine, Minnesota
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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
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 138 S River Road, West Lafayette, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  West Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 765 743 2222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?