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The Purple Pub

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2 Cohoes Rd, Watervliet, NY 12189-1828
+1 518-273-9646
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Latham, New York
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I were out shopping and decided we were hungry. Friend suggested The Purple Pub. Had not been there in a number of years and it sounded like fun. First, let me say that it is not that handicapped friendly with narrow stairs and a parking lot that is sloped. But that didn't stop me and I am... More 

Thank LuvtheAdirondacks
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great friendly staff. The wings are amazing ! Crispy with a lot if taste. The pizza,was also a good choice. It was busy so it took the food longer than usual coming out but worth the wait.

Thank L S
Albany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My friends and I eat here for some of our monthly luncheons. The food is excellent with great taste and good portions. The service is the best of any restaurant I've been to for eating. The young server has been there before and extremely attentive to our needs filling up our glasses and cups. I've been here many times in... More 

Thank Bob C
North Greenbush, NY
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We eat or take out from here monthly.. Food quality is consistent and good... I would suggest taking it to go/ delivery (if within a certain distance) as they get busy for dinner and are usually uder-staffed and there is not ample room to wait, especially when with children

Thank K C
Huntington Beach, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Pizza is always a good bet here. We also both times get a hot open face turkey that comes with fries or mashed and cranberry (jelled) my favorite way. Not once had a bad experience with takeout service and always under 30 minutes for pickup. Highly recommend dine in or takeout here

Thank Christopher B
Colonie, NY
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We walked in, saw a pub and expected pub food. We were wrong. They have a very good menu and had a had time deciding what to get. The portions were large, the food was great. I had the spaghetti with sausage, she had pork chops, We both had doggie bags. Their rice pudding was excellent. We will be going... More 

Thank mikeyinny
Albany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I've been here many times before so am familiar with the location, quality of food and excellent service during lunchtime. My friends and I meet here on about a monthly basis to visit with one another since we retired. It has a great friendly atmosphere and we are allowed to spend time together without being rushed to make room in... More 

Thank Bob C
Albany, New York
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120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Heard good things about the Purple Pub and we were not disappointed. Definitely a good place to go for wings and pizza. Sandwiches look awfully good too. They also have full dinners but we didn't try any of them. We will be going back when we are in the mood for pub food.

Thank trav3llers
Latham, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great local restaurant where you can always find a member of the owners family at the restaurant. The food has always been consistently delicious. Best pizza, wings and so much more.

Thank Christopher M
Palm Beach, FL
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Friendly neighborhood Pizza and inexpensive Italian food. Always busy!! Children are welcome and there is a good selection for them.

Thank Jane W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cohoes Rd, Watervliet, NY 12189-1828
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watervliet
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-9646

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