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“Good events place but they also serve dinner on the weekends” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Purple Iris

The Purple Iris
Hartford Mansion, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, WV
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Ranked #21 of 133 Restaurants in Martinsburg
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
WV & TX
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Good events place but they also serve dinner on the weekends”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

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

Visited October 2011
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  • English first
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English first
Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Bad food and terrible service.”
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 not hot, and after a dozen or so had gone through the line, no one bothered to spruce up the appearance of the serving dishes. Would not hold an event here.

Visited May 2012
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MARTINSBURG
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76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
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“Good place for group/special occasion meals”
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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charles town wv
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43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Always wonderfull in every way”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

We have been there many times for parties, wedding receptions, etc. Aways wonderfull food, great atmosphere, and a wonderfull staff. Would defintely be my choice for a lrger special occasion in the eastern panhandle of WV

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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“One of the best event sites around”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

There is also a restaurant open to the public if there is not an event. Food is very good, atmosphere and wait staff lovely, in this older home made into a restaurant with outdoor seating when weather is good. Beautiful location.

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