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Purple Onion Deli & Grill - CLOSED

1717 10th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-3607
+1 205-933-2424
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Sep 6, 2017
“There's better out there”
May 28, 2017
“Purple Dive. Good, inexpensive food”
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1717 10th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-3607
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

If you need a late night place to go to the Purple Onion might be a choice. However, there is definitely better, and cheaper, Med food on town. Small, over priced and uninspired dishes are nothing to shout about. It took about 15 minutes for...More

Thank UberUbu
Reviewed May 28, 2017

This place is right next to the Univ. of Alabama Birmingham campus and looks run down and shabby. Broken tables, cramped booths, stuck bathroom doors. Excuse the decor, come here for the food. They serve very good kabobs, gyros and burgers. The proportions are very...More

Thank Jimmy L
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Went there with my team and had a relaxing time. The food was good and there was plenty of outside seating for bigger groups.

Thank sakincaid22
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in during a trip since it had been YEARS since we had ate here. The burgers were excellent and huge. The Gyros, just so so. The staff was friendly ,but the building is showing it's age. The patio roof was broken in places....More

Thank Sharron P
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Be prepared for a new experience with this full menu of unique things. (Yes they have normal food too). This drive thru available restaurant makes its food very fresh so dont expect it to be as fast as McDonald's. However it is all extremely delicious!

Thank Shanea K
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We're on a forced " vacation" because of Hurricane Matthew. So instead of trying places we've been were stopped here. The wait is normal for a place cooking real, non precooked food. Great for picky eating kids. The baked potato plates are very big. We...More

Thank Jerrica A
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

The menu is expansive at The Purple Onion. I chose the chicken kabob. It came in a styrofoam container with delicious hummus and a small Greek salad. The chicken was first rate. The rice was disappointing as it looked and tasted like long grain and...More

Thank Smarty J
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Food quality has gone down...I had rib eye wrap as I usually do and it was soggy and no seasoning...very disappointing

Thank Veronica S
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Very good but very unfancy restaurant in the five points area near the medical center. Order at the counter by the grill, pay a very reasonable, even low price, then pour your own soft drink or iced tea, and take a number to a table...More

Thank beerwriter
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Quick, delicious and great prices! Chicken in a sack is yummy! Gyro and philly sandwiches are also excellent.

Thank Amy O
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$7 - $7
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 3:00 AM
10:30 AM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 10th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-933-2424
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