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Purple Hibiscus

171 Dumoulin St, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Ranked #14 of 1,346 Restaurants in Winnipeg
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A tiny hole-in-the-wall Caribbean restaurant hidden inside a French dive bar. I visited for lunch with a few friends, and we were blown away by the food. The appearance and atmosphere is that of a friendly but dated neighbourhood diner, and gives no hint as to the quality of the food it serves. The small (and well-priced) menu is focused... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you enjoy spice and different flavors give it a try. The menu changes often as for the side dishes. Cassava frites were good, jerk wings were nice and tasty, and my bison was grilled perfect and was tender. The atmosphere needs attention but if you can overcome that the food is worth it.

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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a small intimate family-owned restaurant that features some of the best Caribbean food I've ever had. (I am from the Caribbean and have lived in several different Caribbean countries.) The doubles were superb, with the melt-in-your-mouth quality missing from doubles sold in similar restaurants. I also had the jerk ribs with the delicate meat falling off the bone--perfectly... More

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swan lake mb canada
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135 reviews 135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Small, family-run place. Service was good and staff very pleasant. $10 corkage/table which is very reasonable. We had the cassava frites(good) and the doubles(OK) for starters and I had the chicken cumin dish which was very good. The rest of the party had shrimp/ribs/bison dishes for mains and no one raved about their food. We are probably not really familiar... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The jerk chicken was delightful! Wow totally recommend! I only wish I could come there more! This is my new favorite restaurant, I plan on coming back very soon.

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Another Winnipeg ethnic gem. So happy we took a chance and tried this little restaurant. Even though it's tiny, it's exceptionally quiet, even when all the tables are filled (including one family with 2 very well-behaved children). One suggestion - in the evening, some dimmer lighting, tablecloths, and some low music would spruce up the decor, and make the atmosphere... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I frequent this restaurant ever since I moved into the neighbourhood. The flavours are unique and complex, the service is always excellent and the value is great. Hands down, this is the best Caribbean food in Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I ate here with friends on a Thursday night. Great food. The chef/owner visited our table after our meal. A great family owned restaurant experience. For people who like to eat at restaurants off the beaten pathway. We shared several dishes. My favourite was the fried plantain. The chef was very accommodating. We didn't bring our own wine, but you... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've lived in the Caribbean for 25 years (I'm from Winnipeg). My "West Indian" husband and I were recommended Purple Hibiscus. Sit inside and enjoy Reggae Music, listen to the accents from the islands as you discuss the menu with the chef and enjoy! Her food is fresh, made to order and delicious. We asked for a few island favourites... More

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Friendly and delicious neighbourhood restaurant with teh best jerk dishes in the city. Simple decor inside and sidewalk patio outside, this unpretentious restaurant will introduce you to new flavours and tastes that will spice up your life!

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Additional Information about Purple Hibiscus

Address: 171 Dumoulin St, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean

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