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Purple Cafe & Wine Bar

323 Parkplace Ctr, Kirkland, WA 98033-6229
425-828-3772
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Ranked #16 of 232 Restaurants in Kirkland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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English first
California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

It was crowded & noisy but we got used to it. A bit over-priced for what we got. We were able to walk to it from our daughter's wonderful hotel. We ate at Trellis in her hotel and it was very high priced but had a good wine list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Yummy food. Great service.love lobster here. We went there with 2 kids. They are good with kids. Will visit there one more time.B4 back to MA💖

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The BLT is reliably great, the early-industrial atmosphere with 75lb iron chairs and tables is kinda funky, and oh yes! They have an incredible number of wines available by the glass. Bring your Platinum card, though. This place is not for the faint of heart, financially speaking.

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Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We enjoyed our dining experience at Purple Cafe as the restaurant offers one of the best Italian dishes in Kirkland area. The staffs are extremely hospitable and the food are excellent . Especially the salad and chicken entrees were well prepared. The portion is quite generous (considering the reasonable price) On the downside, the place is always crowded with long... More

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larrchar
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307 reviews 307 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

Purple is an attractive, pleasant place in Kirkland. The food is very good and so is the service. My guest and I enjoyed half salads which were generous, not all lettuce like some places. The wine flight was delicious and service was prompt and friendly . Enjoy a pleasant lunch here . Outdoor seating will be available when it warms... More

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Seattle, Washington
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41 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I especially enjoy visiting at happy hour, and love the crab cakes. A little known fact is that for those of us who keep a fine wine cellar, or just want to have something not on their wine list, Purple lets us bring one bottle with no corkage charge. Good deal.

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Paris
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I have been going to Purple Café in Kirkland for about 10 years and love the fact that I can always count on it. Kirkland is stuffed full of places to eat, and they change all the time - going back regularly on business, if I want to go somewhere that is good and I can trust, I always go... More

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Kirkland, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food is great, but a bit pricy. The pairings are always spot on - someone really knows what they are doing. Happy hour is pretty good - the housemade crackers that come with the spreads are absolutely the best.

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Kirkland, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

whether it is in my glass or the restaurant I Love! Heavy Restaurants has hit a Grand Slam even Tommy Heinriech would Love and impress his friends with. Love the menu! Wish I could have more time and money: I would simply Love to eat this menu. Love the wine list! Except they don't have Cayuse now! Dang it! Love... More

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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The food is good but the service so-so. I have gone in there and gone unnoticed for more than 10 minutes on more than one occasion...

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