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Purple Onion Deli & Grill

479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
205-941-9979
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English first
Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Their version of Greek Gyros, etc. Some plates big enough for two. Convenient off I-65 and shopping with several hotels nearby.

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Birmingham, AL
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have never been disappointed at the Purple Onion. The food is excellent and you get a lot of it. I usually get the Gyro or Philly Cheesesteak combo and never am able to eat all of the fries. When the weather is nice sitting outside is preferred.

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Birmingham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It's inexpensive. It's greasy. It's great. If you are looking for a place to get some much needed food after a night of *cough* adventuring, this is a great place. They have everything from Greek food to cheeseburgers. Is it the Ritz? No. But it is a great place to grab that guilty-pleasure plate of hot wings and french fries... More

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Birmingham AL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I have eaten at the Purple Onion for nearly 20 years. Recently the quality of food and service has degraded significantly to the point I will no longer eat there. Today was the final time for my patronage. I ordered a cheeseburger combo, for myself, and two chicken finger combos for my guests. My cheeseburger combo came to the table... More

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Tampa, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I was visiting from out of town and trying to a fine a place for dinner. When I stopped in and was they served falafel I knew I had to try it. For what it is they food is good. The rice was well cooked and tasted good. I also thought the salad dressing was well seasoned. They have an... More

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Hanceville, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Inexpensive tasty food. The Gyros are great...and pretty close to authentic. The atmosphere is...adequate....but just that. Adequate. Nothing fancy at this place...but then I'm not one to pay for atmosphere.

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012 via mobile

Ate here just once but was pleasantly surprised. They had my food (Philly Cheese Steak) done very quickly and it was tasty. Definitely worth eating here if you like sandwiches..

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012 via mobile

This is my families go to place. I get take out about once a week. Love the Gyro plate!

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Andalusia, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

I will try most any food and I go back. Good portions at a good price.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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103 reviews 103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

I ususally call in my order ahead,the (manager/owner) has no personality, not friendly:( but the other workers are.I always hope he dont answer when I call, he can be very rude, especially if you ever ask for substitutes( dont go there) The food is really good, gyro plate consists of several pieces of gyro meat(extra meat cost $2.50 per slice)... More

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Additional Information about Purple Onion Deli & Grill

Address: 479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
Phone Number: 205-941-9979
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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