Olde Tyme Grocery has been a Saints Street dining tradition since Glenn Murphree opened the doors in 1982. Murphree, a New Orleans native, has always had a place in his heart for deli meats married with soft and crusty French bread.
The Olde Tyme Special, our first Dish of the Day from the Saints Streets area, is a menu staple that lives up to its name. It's perfect for the diner who can’t decide on what to get sandwiched between some Langlinais French bread — ham, turkey, roast beef and Swiss cheese. Topped with lettuce, tomato and brown gravy, the Olde Tyme Special’s flavors quite possibly make the perfect poor boy this side of the Mississippi River.
Order a half for $6.50 or a whole for $8.95 — but remember, Olde Tyme is cash or check only.
The EatLafayette campaign, which runs through Sept. 2, aims to encourage dining at locally owned establishments. To have your dish featured in INDEats as the EatLafayette Dish of the Day or Dish of the Month in IND Monthly (you must be willing to share your recipe for the monthly feature), contact Kari Walker at
; find participating restaurants and info on their specials here.
For more information on local eateries, view the online INDEats Dining Guide.
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