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Harry's Chocolate Shop

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American, Bar, Pub
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329 W State St, West Lafayette, IN
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:30 am
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I guess it is a tradition to eat and drink here. I understand that and if you want to connect to the last 100 years of students who have eaten here ok go for it. Not my first choice for stale (in terms of trends not freshness) food. Not my second choice. In fact bottom 10 %. The food is... More 

Thank RAF37621
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

First of all, there are no chocolates at Harry's Chocolate Shop . . . it is a charming, historic, hole in the wall campus bar. Students have apparently been carving their names & initials in the wooden booths for ages. We just had drinks and popcorn so can't speak to food, but service was friendly and efficient, and we thought... More 

Thank DallasKay
Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Spent 4 years of my life drinking at Harry's many years ago. I have one thing to say about James K.'s review. Well, not the review itself, rather the fact that a senior at Purdue should be able to spell correctly and use proper grammar. Never mind that anyone who can make it through 4 years on campus and never... More 

Thank Ruth L
Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I went to Harry's chocolate shop on 04/20/16 with my girlfriend just to get a couple of drinks. Prior to this date I've never been to HCS, though I am a senior at Purdue and will be graduating this year so I decided that since it is such a Purdue tradition I would at least go once. Upon walking into... More 

Thank James K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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172 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Harry's is an authentic, old style, campus bar. There is all type of knick-knacks, posters, and antique fixtures throughout. Overtime I looked, I saw something different. I just went for some drinks, but they do have a menu. Can only imagine this place on a football game day.

Thank Craig S
Springfield, IL
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113 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Classic old hangout. Service good. Beer cold. Classic old school inside. I would return. Probably higher reviews from Purdue grads and current srudents. But hey, be proud of your school and its places.

Thank JKincentralIL
Barcelona, Spain
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

With a nice decoration and music, this place is never empty, there are always couples, group of friends, all kinds of visits! The drinks aren't very expensive, and even if you thought they were, you get free popcorn! It couldn't be more amazing! For sure, I can't wait to go back!

Thank Georgina-sm
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

This place is famous around Purdue, and is generally packed to the gills on weekends. From an ambience perspective, it makes sense, but I cannot understand why beyond that. Compared to the other college bars in the area, Harrys has the fewest drink specials, making it a bit more expensive. You would expect the drinks to be better then, but... More 

Thank Alex S
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

A hole in the wall college bar with good food. Stopped here to watch NFL playoff game on a Saturday afternoon and came back later in the night. definitely a college bar at night but during the day had good chicken wings, wasn't crazy about the sauce but each to his own. I do recommend the homemade chips though. excellent.... More 

Thank BrianEH32766
Chicago, Illinois
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263 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

Made my first trip here after a Purdue basketball game, didn't get the window table, but had a great booth and the service was amazing

Thank hart277

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 W State St, West Lafayette, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  West Lafayette

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