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Purple Chopstix

371 1/2 Richland, Athens, OH
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Ranked #14 of 106 restaurants in Athens
Cuisines: American, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2013
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Little Rock, Arkansas
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Family and friends enjoyed a wonderful evening at this soecial place. Everything was excellent. The Greek Pizza appetizer was superb. Atmosphere makes you smile! Families welcome. BYO Wine and they will have an opener and glasses. Just great.

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Albany, Ohio, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is NOT an Asian restaurant. The food was fantastic in presentation and extremely flavorful, the service was even better and the ambiance was great. I was totally surprised by the menu variation. Sushi appetizer was absolutely wonderful. I will be back maqny times now that we have found this jewel in wonderful Athens.

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Athens, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I have been to the Purple Chopstix many times. My husband and I love to go there and we take visitors there, too. Why do we like it? Well, first, it is so unusual; the decor is sort of early attic with artwork from PassionWorks creating an almost fantasy-like atmosphere. The food is really good and there are a number... More

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Athens, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

A cute different tape of restaurant, That of Course you would find in this small unique town. If you don't want a chain restaurant, and you want out of your comfort zone. This is the place. BYOB, with no glass fee! Parking in the bank across the street, All helpful to know before hand. Passion works art is everywhere, The... More

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Athens, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Don't be confused by the name, this place is not Asian. Their menu is eclectic and the dishes are real globe-trotters (red curry with rice & beans and pita bread -- huh?), but everything comes together and the food is delicious. The service, however is SLOW, so be warned.

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Solon, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I came down for the weekend to visit my daughter at Ohio University and I wanted to take her out for dinner. I found this restaurant on the Internet. What a great find. We had an outstanding dinner. Some of the best food I have ever had. (We have nice restaurants in Cleveland but nothing like this!). The atmosphere is... More

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Ashland, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

A very neat place to visit. The atmosphere is bright and cheerful and you really feel the unique nature of the Athens community.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

The decorations were art done by handicapped students, very creative. The food was average

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Athens, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Curries and seafood crepes are family favorites. Eating surrounded by Passion Works art just makes it all the more delightful.

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Albany, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

Without a doubt one of the best if not the best place to eat in Athens, Ohio. Purple Chopstix is not your typical cookie cutter restaurant. It is small and intimate with several rooms to eat in or dine outside (weather permitting). It is originally and colorfully decorated with artwork form Passion Works Art Studio, and an eclectic collection of... More

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