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The Purple Iris

Hartford Mansion, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, WV
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Ranked #8 of 131 Restaurants in Martinsburg
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Martinsburg, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This retaurant is excellent! It is my mom and her boyfriend's favorite restaurant! They love it so much!

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Winchester, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you haven't been here, consider it a must! The meal we had here ranked in the top 2 meals of our entire lives. No joke. It was beat out by a meal in the Tuscany Region of Italy that we had 3 years ago...and that is it! The calamari was perfect! I am not a huge Caesar salad fan,... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I visited the Purple Iris with another couple - what a relaxing and gorgeous atmosphere. The staff made us feel as if we were the only party in the restaurant. The food is definitely that of a 5 star restaurant! Although they accept walk-ins, it's best to make reservations since they are only open Wed - Sun.... More 

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Hedgesville, West Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

If you are anywhere near Martinsburg, WV, this restaurant is an absolute must. The restaurant itself is located in a beautiful old "mansion" in the middle of acres of gardens and lawns As to the food, it is truly incredible. The owner/chef cooks everything and all the meals we have had here make this a true 5 star restaurant. Worth... More 

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Stephens City, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My husband and I had never been to the Purple Iris, but wanted to go to a nice place to celebrate my husband's birthday/our anniversary. We were so pleased with the food, atmosphere and the service. There was a wedding on property (just downstairs) but it did not interfere with our quiet, romantic dinner. The staff was extremely attentive but... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

The Purple Iris has a wonderful reputation for hosting banquets and weddings. IT'S ALSO A RESTAURANT!! They don't advertise they are open Wednesday thru Sunday evenings. Call ahead for reservations. My husband and I have eaten there many times, several of which we had the dining room to ourselves. Extreme attentiveness from the wait staff. Best crab cakes around. Mostly... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Had my wedding there in 2006. Excellent place for such events, and fantastic food. Beautifully maintained facilities.

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WV & TX
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Have only attended events here but they have all been well done

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Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Attended a retirement party there and was more than disappointed. They ran out of food with two tables of 8 left to feed. The servers simply shrugged and said there was no more of certain dishes. The number of attendees was four less than the reservations as some had to cancel at last minute. Food was bland, hot food was... More 

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MARTINSBURG
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127 reviews 127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

It is an old elegant estate setting that caters to business meetings. Very private & recently reorganized. Good cuisine and quiet. On the South part of town off of US 11.

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Address: Hartford Mansion, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, WV
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Martinsburg
Cuisine: American

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