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“Waitin on daylight”
Review of Boondocks

Boondocks
Ranked #8 of 49 Restaurants in Peru
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed at a local hotel asked what was in town got told Boondocks, an they Cajun style that's the fix I am lookin for... They have live music a little loud for space but ok... Ordered the Jambalaya bowl, always thought cornbread came with,nope, Jambalya was way past overcooked like it had been sitting on the warmer was mush, got a look back at the kitchen vents, it looked like fuzz growing over them not the cleanest lookin kitchen. Wait staffs hair should have been pulled back they all had long hair. Not a place I would even care to go eat.

1  Thank Danice C
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

We just love this place! The food is terrific, the service is great, and the surroundings are interesting - like a little cafe in New Orleans! Be sure to check for live entertainment. They offer jazz and blues, as well as soft rock on occasion. Our favorites are any of the steaks, the scallop appetizer, the potachos (nachos made with their homemade potato chips with a southwestern flair), any of their burgers and the pulled pork sandwich. A wide selection of beers are available.

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1  Thank Vicki D
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Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

I have ate here numerous times be it lunch dinner or just to come in for a drink. . This place is a great place to enjoy the evening with the family or friends! The food as far as prices aren't too bad because the food itself is made better than your average restaurant! If you get the chance come on over to the boondocks for a good meal. . You'll be back for sure. . And if it's Friday or Saturday evening, be sure to call for reservations! Just saying..

Thank James D
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

I want to eat where the food is real, and support a restaurant in a small town that is trying to do it in a big city way. They have an interesting menu, my favorite is the Black and Blue salad a version of the classic wedge. It's very good! While not everything on the menu hits 100% with me, ( i like their hamburgers, too! ) most is very good and it has a Cajun, N'awlins flavor. And I DO know what it means to miss New Orleans!

I like to be refered to places with good music and they often have live music. The TUESDAY NIGHT JAZZ COMBO JAM IS A REAL FIND! The 3 musicians are all long time pros that have backed up the likes of Aretha Franklin (the sax), Si Zentner band ( trombone) and the keyboard guy plays in hot spots in Indy. An amazing find, tucked away off HWY 31, just north of Kokomo.

Well worth the trip down from South Bend or Chicago or Fort Wayne for the music Tuesday nights and the food. Will need reservation for dinner time on Tuesday nights, I think. I like to go later myself. The decor/ambience is New Orleans -style as well as some of the food items. They just added stuffed beignets to the menu that are to die for! :)
Oh, on Tuesday nights, the wait staff dresses up in Mardi Gras type dress! And you could even buy artwork from a local artist.
Anyway, if I were traveling in this part of the country I would want to know about this place!! :)

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1  Thank Anne K
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

Good food and good service - it has a very, very small interior but at least there's outdoor seating.

1  Thank Rae Ann P
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