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“Best breakfast croissant sandwiches”
Review of Purple Onion Cafe

Purple Onion Cafe
Ranked #28 of 165 Restaurants in Los Gatos
Cuisines: American, Soups
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Los Gatos, California
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Best breakfast croissant sandwiches”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

Good food, friendly service and good variety of food options. I adore the breakfast croissant sandwiches and usually choose these for lunch as well.

Visited January 2014
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English first
Los Gatos, California
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Healthy chain”
Reviewed January 25, 2014

First tried them back in DC area and liked the healthy menu of fresh produce and rapid manner of service

Visited January 2014
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Los Gatos, California
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best coffee drinks and excellent breakfast/lunch food”
Reviewed January 10, 2014

They serve up the best quality coffee drinks (Illy), and consistently offer excellent breakfast without an overwhelming number of choices. Lunch offerings are equally as good. Atmosphere is more peaceful, and adult like, as compared to the overcrowded cafés.

Visited December 2013
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Los Gatos, California
Level 6 Contributor
69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Gourmet breakfast/lunch - SO delicious!!”
Reviewed January 9, 2014

EVERYTHING they do at the Purple Onion is very well done... the food is fabulous!!
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For breakfast they offer so many tasty items, here are a few of my favorites: 1) bacon & egg sandwich (scrambled egg, bacon, swiss cheese & mayo on sour cheddar bread), 2) breakfast burrito (scrambled egg, potato, black beans, blistered corn, cheddar cheese, spicy crema & chorizo or roasted vegetables.. or made with egg whites & chicken sausage!) 3) granola & yogurt with fresh fruit, organic yogurt & honey.

Do not skip the baked items...everything is home made! The pastries, cupcakes and cookies are super tasty! Love their scones!!

For lunch, try one of the home made soups or a yummy salad! The Thai chicken salad is my absolute favorite ...

They offer at least a dozen delicious sandwiches but my favorites are the homemade MEATLOAF (with beef and pork, provolone cheese, confit onions & sun dried tomato mayo on a francese roll), the CUBAN (pulled natural chicken, ham, provolone cheese, pickle, tomato,
dijon mustard & roasted garlic mayo on a cuban roll) and the MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN
(chicken breast, mozzarella, roasted red peppers, basil & sun dried tomato mayo on a francese roll).


Note: This is not a place where you order traditional eggs w/ bacon and toast... that's totally boaring and you can get that anywhere else in town!

  • Visited December 2013
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