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Purple Onion Deli & Grill

479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
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Ranked #34 of 60 Restaurants in Homewood
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Most recent review
- Aug 23, 2014
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English first
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
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
27 helpful votes 27 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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99 reviews 99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2009

Just found out that the lamb meat...well...let's just call it "lamb" meat. But it's good, whatever it is! I love the fact that this place is open all night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2008

My favorite Purple Onion.

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