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Knickerbocker Saloon

) #113 of 173 Restaurants in Lafayette ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ ,
113 N 5th St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1402
+1 765-423-2234
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
26 Jun 2016
“Smells horrible.”
13 Jun 2016
“Stepping Back In the Past”
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Value
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LOCATION
113 N 5th St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1402
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1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a gorgeous, historic icon, in a wonderful area. However it stinks so bad of cigarette smoke, it is sickening. I mean unless you love the smell of old stale tobacco saturated carpet and walls, unless you love to smoke and want to inhale...More

1  Thank d g
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I stopped into this grand saloon yesterday, it was like stepping back into the past. What great ambiance. Built in the mid 1800's the place has both a 19th and 20th century feel. The bar is magnificently crafted and well maintained. The bar tender was...More

Thank Tilly1031
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

The staff is super amazing!! And a big plus you can smoke(if that's your thing)! Nick,Mike,Eric and Julie always take great care of you!

Thank Josh V
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This is a great bar experience except for the smoking. I loved the atmosphere, the big old wooden bar and the entertainment. I didn't like the smoke filled air. Probably would not go back.

Thank indianatraveler57
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

You can't beat the vintage setting without pretense. And to drink a Zombie Dust at the same time? This is definitely the spot!

1  Thank Apcoach
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

The original bar circa 1891 crafted by Dutchmen. Great place to unwind at the end of the day. Cigar friendly on one side. Frequented by internationally famous people like David Saborn, Al Capone and Hans Homburg.

Thank JCSfoodguy
Reviewed 11 August 2014

This place lays claim to being the oldest bar in Indiana. I think the Slippery Noodle Inn in Indy makes the same claim. Either way this is a history filled bar. The bar is very clean and well maintained. The bar allows smoking on one...More

1  Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 21 August 2013 via mobile

Went for my birthday, first bar. I liked the atmosphere. I had a gummy margarita and my husband had a chocolate mint margarita I liked his a lot better than mine. It was clean. The bartender was nice. We went during the day so there...More

Thank Kyhayden
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I've visited this place several times. It is a historic bar. They do have smoking on one side of the bar and the other is non smoking. We are not smokers and never had a problem sitting on the smoking side. They often have music....More

1  Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 12 January 2013

A place like this never goes out of style, and I hope it's always around for people who want to explore historic Lafayette. The bar looks like it's out of an old movie, and there's such a neat atmosphere.

2  Thank bweis13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 03:00
Monday
16:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 03:00
Thursday
16:00 - 03:00
Friday
16:00 - 03:00
Saturday
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 N 5th St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1402
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-423-2234
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