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DT Kirby's

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American, Bar, Pub
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605 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1452
+1 765-429-6666
11:00 - 22:40
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:40
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Sao Paulo, SP
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

DT Kirby's is a guilty pleasure. I don't think it is possible to get a healthy meal here and that is part of the charm. The owner is a Chicago Cubs fan and has brought the food and enthusiasm of Chicago to Lafayette, IN. I've visited several times and always eat too much and feel sick, but keep coming back.... More 

Thank geogiraffe
Miami Beach, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best burger I ever had anywhere, we are from Miami and we had quite a few good burgers but nothing compares to these burgers. We always order the sweat out of burger. Delicious!!!

Thank melaniesyed
Level Contributor
37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is a truly Chicago restaurant / bar. Good hot dogs, large food portions, awesome sandwiches, and decent beer selection. Cool atmosphere! Not a place to go if you are watching your diet or eating healthy. However, the food is delicious. The customer service is slow, not to friendly, and takes a while to get your food. Overall good... More 

Thank Karla D
Oxford, Indiana
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I honestly love DT Kirby's food. They specialize in Chicago-style dogs and large portioned bar food and excellent sandwiches. I've never had anything at Kirby's I didn't like. However, when the owner states that one cannot have ketchup for fries or a knife to cut a sandwich, I have a real problem. I don't give two whits what the people... More 

2 Thank Boilermaker_91
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing bar food. The fried mushrooms are my favorite. The staff are very friendly. A fun atmosphere to hang out or catch a game.

Thank Penny D
Lafayette, United States
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This is not a place to eat if you are trying to watch calories, but if you're in the mood for wonderful burgers, dogs, and fried stuff...this is the place. Interesting menu rated on messiness is to be believed. The awesome sauce is just that...I frequently find another member of my party that wants to share a burger as they... More 

Thank Carol W
Lafayette, Indiana
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

First I should have just sent it back. It was the noon-hour, the place was slow for lunch this day. I order a Chicago Dog they specialized in these!!! They make a big deal about how you can't put Katsup on your dog! But is was warm/cold.!! Fries piping hot, dog was barely warm, and it came right out of... More 

Thank 38chuck
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Best burger I've ever had! The Mac 'N Nap Burger can't be beat! Four cheese macaroni and bacon on toasted pretzel bun!

Thank Garrett C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a very unique bar restaurant. The atmosphere was fun and friendly. The food was beyond exceptional. Out of the several menu options our group ordered, each was better than the last. DTKirbys is an experience everyone should make the time for in the Lafayette area. I plan to make another trip back just to go there!

Thank Brandy A
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I needed and half way point to meet our son from Chicago. Went on trip advisor and checked out a few restaurants. We decided to go to dt Kirby. What a great choice. The owner came over and talked to us and was so much fun to talk to. He told us the history of the business... More 

Thank Rhonda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:40
11:00 - 22:40
11:00 - 22:40
11:00 - 22:40
11:00 - 22:40
11:00 - 22:40
11:00 - 22:40
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1452
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-429-6666

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