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Purple Cafe & Wine Bar

323 Parkplace Ctr, Kirkland, WA 98033-6229
425-828-3772
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Ranked #13 of 235 Restaurants in Kirkland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Purple Cafe and Wine Bar pairs a global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients. We feature an expansive menu ranging from artisan cheeses, starters, soups, salads, sandwiches and pizzas to pasta and seafood. We take a great deal of pride in utilizing the freshest, local ingredients that change with the seasons. On the wine side of things our wine list features over 80 glass and 600 bottle selections. Over the years our wine program has been recognized with various accolades that include an "Award of Ultimate Distinction" from Wine Enthusiast Magazine and being named "Best Wine Bar" by Evening Magazine's Best of Western Washington Viewers Poll.
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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Purple chain (4 restaurants in the Seattle area) has chosen an excellent approach to dining: a superb selection of wine paired with excellent menus, with many standard dishes, but some exceptional specials. The day after Thanksgiving, they served a Turducken open face sandwich, which was absolutely fantastic. And I discovered my now-favorite Chardonnay (Martin Ray) at Purple-Kirkland. I've eaten... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I would strongly recommend this restaurant if you are in the area. Great food selection, atmosphere and great wine selection from knowledgable staff.

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Seattle, Washington
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141 reviews 141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Yummy food and good service made this a nice evening out. We had a pizza with goat cheese and dates on the recommendation of our waiter and it did not disappoint. The mix of savory and sweet was perfect. the Quinoa salad was very well done with a lot of flavor. The only miss was the marsala. We thought the... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is only a few steps from our home. There are many other options but we tend to gravitate to this local as it is always easy to find a table and get friendly and fast service.

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Seattle, Washington
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83 reviews 83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I often go to Purple Café and I've always loved my visits. Especially happy hour - I love the little crab sliders, they are my favorite and the fries are to die for. The baked brie is also amazing. I've always had very food service and the atmosphere is very lively.

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Kirkland, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is always good, the service has always been excellent and the wine selection is excellent. They have a great outdoor patio for dining in the summer and the inside is open, airy and comfortable. I highly recommend Purple at any of their locations. I've eaten at all of them and not had a bad experience. It is one... More 

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Bothell
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65 reviews 65 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's nice to see a local restaurant keep adding locations, the formula, interesting food, good wine and escalating pricing, works well. The food is fresh and tasty, wine selection enormous and pricing is medium high to high. All in all a good choice

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Kirkland, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a modern day watering hole for a huge selection of wines and a menu to match the beverages. Largely Italian in foods and wonderfully prepared. Service is a job well done. It's occasionally noisy but not raucous. And the parking is free.

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I used to work and live close to Purple and it became a staple for date night. It is clean, upscale without killing the wallet. Make sure to call ahead on Fridays or Saturdays or else sit waiting for over an hour to get a table. Food was always good, as was the service.

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Snohomish, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We split The Egg Sandwich and it was the best one I have ever had. We enjoyed a flight of Bellini's followed by a flight of Mimosas. Very nice. Also enjoyed the gorgonzola stuffed dates and the fig and goat cheese pizza. Such awesome dishes great service and outdoor seating. Must return again.

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Additional Information about Purple Cafe & Wine Bar

Address: 323 Parkplace Ctr, Kirkland, WA 98033-6229
Phone Number: 425-828-3772
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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