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McGraw's Steak Chop and Fish

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2707 S River Rd, West Lafayette, IN
765.743.3932
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Steakhouse, Great Service

We had dinner at McGraw's Valentine's day evening, a night that can be problematic for some places. McGraw's handled it perfectly. This was not a romantic evening, we had two sons, a roommate, the roommate's sister and mother plus another friend so it was 8 total. My experience with a lot of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Paul P
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

McGraw's has great food and a great atmosphere. It has gotten substantially pricier in the past 10 years so don't expect to get out of there cheap! But the food is good and the staff is very friendly. It is also very clean and inviting. When my wife and I can afford it, it is our favorite place to go.

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Dallas, Texas
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146 reviews 146 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We had dinner at McGraw's Valentine's day evening, a night that can be problematic for some places. McGraw's handled it perfectly. This was not a romantic evening, we had two sons, a roommate, the roommate's sister and mother plus another friend so it was 8 total. My experience with a lot of places is that when the party gets big,... More 

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80 reviews 80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great setting, but that fails to offset a tired and uninspired menu. They seem to handle big groups fine, but I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone expecting an exceptional meal -- the risk of disappointment is too high. Food is definitely not the main attraction. For some reason, however, the formula seems to work and reservations are a... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

McGraw's is a place we go for celebrations, or to share the venue with visitors. The fish selection is always fresh and also broad, and the beef is fantastic. There is a huge selection of wine, beer, and alcohol. The views of the Wabash are lovely any time of year, and there is dining outdoors when the weather is good.... More 

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Chatham, NJ
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4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Probably the best restaurant in the West Lafayette/Lafayette area. Good food and service, nice setting, great bar.

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IL
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87 reviews 87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We are relatively new to the area. Had heard about this place, hadn't made it out there. Friends came into town and we were all looking for something special. This was our choice. We were very surprised! The food was fantastic and the place was packed! We appreciate good food. The menu choices weren't over done, but they were plentiful.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

our first visit and what a find! Great location on the river. Cozy bar area. One of the best and most extensive wine lists in the Midwest. We had a great experience. The waitress was very experienced and knowledgeable. We had the Ribeye Cap and it was prepared perfectly. Food and service was the best. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have eaten at McGraw's numerous times and have never been disappointed in the food and we have a great time. Service does suffer when the place gets slammed. Too many reservations taken for the same time. Seating is good but service declines due to overload of customers. Our favorite appetizer is smoked salmon pastrami style. The Filet and the... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First visit to McGraws. We were with a large group and they had us in a side room which was nice. The food was excellent, service was very good. We will definitely go back.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had reservations at 7, but did not get seated until close to 8. I really do not know the reason, but luckily the weather was nice and we waited on the patio. Once we got to our table, a very nice waitress came and took our order. We were not offered a wine list, but did order a glass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2707 S River Rd, West Lafayette, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  West Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 765.743.3932

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?