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Purple Parrot

Certificate of Excellence
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-1539 (38th Avenue)
+1 601-264-0656
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Citrus Heights, California
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service were very good. I had an item that was not cooked properly and they promptly replaced it.

Thank Mbobrow
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301 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Bar and restaurant options here with very good seafood offerings from shell fish to fresh fish. Served by a caring staff who will fix to order any choices. Good for parties and large dinners or smaller, intimate gatherings. Very good wine selection as well. High food quality and excellent seasonings

Thank hotelmavin
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I were in Hattiesburg for a family event, and we someone recommended this restaurant to us. I'm glad they did. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. I suppose the fare offered by the Purple Parrot could be categorized as seafood based, New Orleans-type Creole cuisine. But they also offer a good selection of steaks.... More 

Thank rogerthat8
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We loved everything about dinner here. Our waiter was helpful and attentive without being hovering. The kitchen was very good about accommodating my gluten issues. My char grilled oysters were fresh and nicely prepared. My husbands' crab bisque was delicious. His steak and my fish came out exactly as ordered. Even the side dishes, (maque choux and sweet potato hash)... More 

Thank kathie a
Laurel, Mississippi
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We came with another couple was set promptly several Frank's from the bar all was great we started with wonderful Fried green tomatoes and oysters. Two steaks , prime rib and the black grouper all prepared excellent the service was awesome our waiter jarred was spot on will request him next time we come back

Thank timanddarlene
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

IS this place for real? They hold themselves out to be a decent restaurant. My steak was so cold, the fat/butter/whatever that was on the plate alongside the steak was congealed. Gross. It was cold through and through. I suppose they cooked the steak first and then let it sit while they baked off the sweet potato, which was at... More 

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Nashville, TN
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

One of the best meals we've had in a LONG time. Quiet, relaxing atmosphere. Every bite of every part of the meal was to be savored. Rib eye was so very flavorful. Decadent chocolate mousse was one of best chocolate desserts we've ever had. Split for 2 easily. Pricey but worth it for a special dinner.

Thank ThankfulNashville_TN
Shreveport, Louisiana
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My first time to eat there and it was a wonderful treat. It had a menu that was similar to a creative New Orleans restaurant. The menu also reminded me of a John Curence restaurant in Oxford! It was nice to find a great restaurant for lunch on the way back from Destin.

Thank TMcLa2013
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157 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner for our anniversary. We were not disappointed. Had the Duck Rolls, Corn and Crab Bisque, and the Blackened Snapper. If that wasn't enough, we also had the chocolate decadence for dessert. Excellent meal. Absolutely no complaints. From the time we walked in till the time we left, we absolutely enjoyed everything. The waiter and manager went over... More 

Thank JohnnyK3871
Fortson, GA
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511 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We had a party of 8 for dinner on Saturday evening 5/14 to celebrate an MBA college graduation. I wanted to go to the Purple Parrot because I had enjoyed it so much in the mid-1990s when I travelled to Hattiesburg on business several times. I had particularly enjoyed their fried green tomatoes (my first) and their ambiance (sophisticated, art-inspired,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-1539
    (38th Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 601-264-0656

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?