Bistro 501 is located on the corner of 5th and Main Streets in the historic Lahr building in downtown Lafayette, just blocks away from the Tippecanoe County courthouse and the Lafayette Holiday Inn Select. We are also within walking distance of a variety of notable landmarks including Loeb Playhouse and the historic Lafayette Theater. Come enjoy the flavor and style of the French countryside at this beautiful downtown bar and restaurant, where summer nights feature sidewalk seating and moonlit conversation, and winter evenings are celebrated fireside. We offer the finest, freshest ingredients on our menu and change our menus seasonally. Bistro 501 is also proud of our large, diverse wine list representing wines from the world over. We offer a full bar, featuring specialty martinis, ports, single malt whiskey, and fine scotch. Please ask the staff about our exclusive wine and spirits club.
Reservations are recommended for dinner and for large parties. For reservations, catering and other special events, please contact us at 765-423-4501.
Construction is still going on, but almost done! Our front entrance may be unavailable while the new sidewalks are being installed. Please use our Bar Door/Side entrance and we will greet you at the host stand.
Also, be sure to check out our Construction PhotoShop Campaign on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/bistro501lafayette
Monday & Tuesday 5PM—9PM
HOLIDAY HOURS 4th of July Weekend
Closed; Sunday, July 3rd
Closed; Monday, July 4th
Closed; Tuesday, July 5th….Please enjoy a safe holiday weekend.
501 Main Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
Reservations are not accepted via email or more than 30 days in advance.
Numerous spaces surround Bistro 501 on 5th and Main Street. These spaces have a 2 hour parking limit Monday-Friday until 5 p.m. On nights and weekends, these spaces are open without restrictions.
The Shook Agency parking lot on 5th street directly across from Bistro 501 is a tow away zone Monday-Friday until 5 p.m. It is open for parking after 5 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday.
Just one block South of Bistro 501, this garage is $10 on weekdays, but free on nights and weekends.
All parking is subject to temporary police restrictions and seasonal restrictions coinciding with the local Farmer’s market, parades and events. Please call Bistro 501 for more information.
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