We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Purple Onion Deli & Grill

479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
+1 205-941-9979
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“gyro meat” (3 reviews)
“pita bread” (3 reviews)
“mint iced tea” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Mediterranean, Greek, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (32)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed November 6, 2018

I usually eat any of the plates, Their food is always excellent & very delicious and their cooks do a Great job.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I often come here when I am in Birmingham for the great beef kabobs. The meal is perfect to me. The kabob is high quality, perfectly seasoned and cooked to order. You receive one skewer of beef and one of vegetables served over wild and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I've never had a stuffed baked potato, but I never want to eat a regular baked potato ever again. This charming, upscale hole in the wall features a dynamic array of delicious food options from fried wings to grilled shrimp kabobs, gyros and LOADED BAKED...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ciana B
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

The Purple Onion is place that has always had a place in mine and my wife’s history. 12 years ago it where I took my wife to eat on our first date (she’d never had it), after major appointments while in town, or just for...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mike A
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We stopped at the Purple Onion while visiting family in the Birmingham area. Food was excellent and prices were reasonable. Our party ordered a gyro salad, a gyro plate, a gyro combo, and a bacon cheeseburger. The gyro salad ($10) was large, with plenty of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a way to Florida. It was a nice local place instead of the usual road trip fast food. The servings were plentiful & food was excellent. Small inside dining but outside dining was very nice.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jamie H
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Great food and great customer service. The food is always made fresh and they most definitely aim to please. I highly recommend this place

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Shadarrian H
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Food is good and well-priced. Baba ghanoush and pita bread were excellent. The mint iced tea is wonderful if you love unsweetened tea and this is a great change from the usual fast food. Feta cheese is to die for. Bonus - the outdoor eating...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jessphillips814
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Always excellent! Love the burgers, fries and the gyros!!! Hummus is great! Shish kebob is delicious!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Sheri C
Reviewed August 17, 2017

You are going to want to share when you to the the Red Onion, it is more food for the money in Birmingham. Good food too, with all the Greek flavors you could possibly ask for. Not stingy with portions for sure and that goes...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Hope C
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Homewood
Oxmoor Lodge
5 reviews
.23 miles away
Travel Inn
107 reviews
.23 miles away
Hampton Inn Birmingham I-65/Lakeshore Drive
489 reviews
.39 miles away
Extended Stay America - Birmingham - Wildwood
94 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
337 reviews
.35 miles away
Hwy 55
20 reviews
.18 miles away
Paw Paw Patch
44 reviews
.23 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Breakout Games - Birmingham
918 reviews
2.23 miles away
Alabama Goods
9 reviews
1.92 miles away
Red Hills Brewing Company
11 reviews
1.82 miles away
Urban Air Trampoline Park
6 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Purple Onion Deli & Grill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 205-941-9979
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing