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South Street Smoke House

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3305 South St, Ste 6, Lafayette, IN 47904-3164
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I hadn't been here in years but the recommendations on Tripadvisor (and a coupon) convinced me to go. Service was speedy enough (no table service of course... this isn't that fancy a place) but my pulled pork and beef and my son's ribs simply weren't smoky. That's really what we were after, so I'd have to say that the food... More 

Thank Clint47906
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Known for ribs in student newspaper polls, this is an old-school Bar b que joint with limited seating that fills up during the lunch rush during the week. Sothside has the country look down to the paper towels on the tables a sheet metal wall elements. I had a delicious Baltimore brisket sandwich with sour cream and onions with a... More 

Thank John H
Lafayette, Indiana
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a nice lunch with a friend. We had the BBQ and it is excellent. Had it on a bun. You place your order at the counter and they were very nice. Tables were clean and the atmosphere was nice also. We really enjoyed it and there was plenty of food.

Thank rshurrlevans
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was driving by and just stopped in for a lite bite. I had the brisket sandwich which was as good as anyone I have had in Memphis, St. Louis or down south. They served it on a hot buttered bun. What an outstanding unexpected treat. If I am back here again I will definitely make this a go to... More 

Thank MarbleheadFamily
Lafayette, Indiana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for lunch with a couple of friends during a lunch rush. Even though there were lots of people we did not have trouble finding seating, and the food came out really fast. The portions were a good size, and I left super full.

Thank Globetrotpoligot
Lafayette, Indiana
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More than one try (3), quality level is average. Sauces were not consistent, one time ok, next time to spicy for the same sauce. Just to inconsistent, you want to know what to expect on a return trip.

Thank Shortstuff61
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Great "off the main road" place for fair priced bbq. Serving generous portions of pulled pork, chicken, brisket. Plenty of sauces to choose from; sweet to spicy. Superior ribs. Fast, easy ordering service. Drinks from sodas to sweet tea. We found this place by passing up the "franchise" places on the main drag. Got to the end of the restaurant... More 

Thank Hal D
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you like brisket and BBQ you won't want to miss South Street Smokehouse. Don't debate, just go! You can thank us later!

Thank JeffnLiz V
Lafayette, Indiana
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68 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We eat here often. The guys who take the orders and serve the food are always friendly and helpful. It's not the best BBQ I've ever had, but we always enjoy it. Sometimes they run out of our favorites for the day, like chicken or brisket, so that can be disappointing. The remedy is to just go early and save... More 

Thank jillc520
Lafayette, Indiana
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Never had a iffy item. Great BBQ. I've tried it all, Turkey, Rib Tips, Ribs, and BBQ. Wish the dinning room was larger, this makes me do take out a lot. Side dishes are all very good too.

Thank 38chuck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3305 South St, Ste 6, Lafayette, IN 47904-3164
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 765-446-0559

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?