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Address: 360 Brown Street, West Lafayette, IN

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Campus Club With Its Perks and Problems

Oh, the cactus. This is the hot spot for Purdue on Thursday nights. Very cheap drinks if you get them in the big cactus cups. The dancefloor is one of the biggest I've seen and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
Nova159
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Oh, the cactus. This is the hot spot for Purdue on Thursday nights. Very cheap drinks if you get them in the big cactus cups. The dancefloor is one of the biggest I've seen and there's a couple pool tables in the back along with a smoking patio. The bartenders are very friendly, even though they serve hundreds of people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Piano bar is a great time... Id say a must see in Lafayette. Its not your average piano bar... Interactive and funny. Overall good service and friendly staff.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

The piano bar is really cool. You have to wait in line when you get there to get into the piano bar but it's worth it. Drinks are cheap but there is a cover charge. Buy the cactus cup to make drinks even cheaper.

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Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Thursday nights are the best nights to go if you are wanting a crowd.Cheap prices. The piano bar is the best part about the cactus and usual the only reason we go!

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Michigan City, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

I like coming here on Thursday nights, it's pretty much the place to go in town. Good music and drinks

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

I've been at the Cactus many times and always on Thursdays, as most students go there. The piano bar by Bruce is very cool even if you're an European that doesn't know anything about country music, and at about midnight most people move to the dance floor area. During the summer the place is a hit or miss, while during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Piano bar is the main reason to go. There is also a big dance area, and about 3-6 pool tables. $5 to get in and they have the lowest prices on drinks in town.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

The first couple times I went to the Cactus it was exciting, but it's the same thing every time...the music is a hit or miss but most of the time it's the same thing, every week! I usually never wait too long I get a drink, but then again tips are a nice way to make sure you do to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2013

Listen up peeps, if you don't like loud club music and dancing this ain't your joint. However! If you do, you'll love this place! I went with a big group of people and we had a BLAST! I never had to wait for a drink that long, 5-7 minutes tops and that place was PACKED!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2013 via mobile

The picture is not the Neon Cactus. The piano bar is the reason to come here. Bruce Barker is amazing. The place is very big but it looks like it is almost empty. Everyone is in the Piano Bar Room. Howell at the Moon is a joke. I bring friends from Indianapolis and they are amazed about how much fun... More 

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