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Pappy's Sweet Shop

Original in 1927 and still original today.

Step back into the past with a visit to Pappy's, the Original Sweet Shop. Established in 1927, Pappy's has been a favorite spot for students since its beginning. Located in the Union Commons, ground floor Purdue Memorial Union. Pappy's is home to The Wall of Fame Burger. A burger for big appetites.

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog logo

Pappy's proudly serves Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs. Stop by and try one with your favorite toppings.

Enjoy a variety of menu items at Pappy's. You'll find favorites like buttermilk pancakes or biscuits and gravy, burgers, fries, grilled cheese and more — each offered at an affordable price.

Pappy's soda fountain features ice cream creations; including shakes, malts, cones and sundaes each made with the original Purdue Creamery recipe ice cream.

Pappy's ice cream is also packaged in pints for your convenience. Take some home!

Celebrate Pappy's 90th Birthday with Us!

Please Join Us For the Following Events:

  • THROWBACK PARTY: March 2, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
    • In partnership with PSUB, Trivia will be featured and Rootbeer floats will be available for $1. The First 50 customers will receive a commemorative mug.

ATTENTION MEAL PLAN HOLDERS - We will NOT be accepting Meal Swipes during the dinner period during this event. Dining Dollars, cash and credit cards will be accepted. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • FREE CAKE FRIDAYS: February 24, 2017 and March 3, 2017 from 2:00-5:00 p.m.
    • Free Homemade Birthday Cake made by the PMU Bakeshop.

Attention Meal Plan Holders - You can eat at Pappy's for a Meal Swipe!

Meal Deals

1 Basket or Breakfast + 1 Beverage = 1 Meal Swipe*

Baskets (Pick One)

Cheeseburger Basket
Chicken Tenders Basket
Grilled Chicken Sandwich Basket
Veggie Burger Basket

Regular Fries or Tots
24 oz. Fountain Beverage

Breakfast Sandwich Basket

Fries or Tots, Coffee, Milk, or 24 oz. Fountain Beverage

*No substitutions. Valid only Monday - Thursday, 4:30 - close. Options subject to change.
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Hours of Operation Fall 2016

7:00 am–11:00 pm
7:30 am–9:00 pm
Hours are subject to change without notice.

Contact Information

Location 101 N Grant St
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Phone (765) 494-8948


Acceptable Methods of Payment

Dining Dollars
Refund Policy