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Purple Cafe and Wine Bar

) #25 of 3,248 Restaurants in Seattle $$ - $$$ American, ,
1225 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-3005
+1 206-829-2280
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1225 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-3005
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We decided on purple café after a long day of walking around as tourists. We went in totally blind, not knowing what to expect. There was a very short wait to be seated at a community table, which was actually a lot of fun. The...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great spot for a late lunch! Great atmosphere with huge wine selection and delicious lunch options. We enjoyed the pea vines (really good!) and a pizza along with wine at happy hour prices starting at 2 pm. So far this has been the...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Recommended by hotel staff for relaxed meal it was a very enjoyable visit. Staff very courteous and friendly happy to make recommendations on both food and drink, we had a delicious meal with both beer and wine. Would certainly return if ever back in Seattle.

Thank libby990
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very trendy cafe, cool decor, fun bar. Huge drinks menu! Expensive when you're not there for happy hour. Close to pike place market and other stuff too.

Thank Tavia W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Purple Café has great atmosphere and great service. Food is very delicious and the price is reasonable. Reservation is recommended. I had the veal and pancetta Bolognese pappardelle with parmigiano-reggiano, sage and I enjoyed every bite of it.

Thank Tsion A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal in this busy and trendy venue. Our server was excellent, and the food was delicious, especially the dates stuffed with Roquefort cheese. The wine list was extensive - and expensive. Despite the cost we enjoyed our visit thoroughly and would...More

1  Thank boatmusdir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chicken liver mousse is incredible. This is my favorite spot in Seattle for a glass of wine to catch up with a friend. Selection of wine is huge, food is delicious and reasonable prices.

Thank KaylaAnnAndrews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hung out here before the U2 concert. Sat at the bar, was a little surprised at the wait to get a glass of wine. The bartender wasn't all that busy, but he rarely looked my way, looked disinterested. Maybe because it was Sunday? Food was...More

Thank RoamingDee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here. Food is good. Not overly large quantity but enough. Food was fresh. Service was good. Location is convenient.

Thank 111JCB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The air conditioning was turned up so high, we were freezing. It was not just us - we noticed many other customers wearing coats indoors! We asked our waitress if anything could be done. She said no - no-one can change aircon settings. Offered us...More

Thank Jdb501
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Megan S
Do you have to be 21 and over to dine here?
26 December 2015|
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Response from RonanJordi | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so (agree with post above about drinks being only exception etc) but I would call and ask to be sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-3005
    (Corner of 4th Avenue & University Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-829-2280
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Purple Café and Wine Bar pairs a global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients..
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