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The Purple House Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Pizza, Cafe,
165 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M1, Canada
+1 613-463-9296
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paninis” (23 reviews)
“steak pizza” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Pizza, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
165 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You definitely want to sit outside. Someone else described it as funky, and I'd agree...like sitting on a patio in Big Sur or Santa Cruz. The server was sweet and the food came out promptly. The wood fired pizza was delicious.

Thank Terrace809
Reviewed 6 days ago

Don't miss this gem of a restaurant where the food is made fresh, including herbs picked from the garden. The hosts are very friendly long time locals who make you feel like you've been invited over for dinner. The salad and pizza were both fantastic...More

Thank Julie_Gerard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited three times for dinner in the past month with family and friends. Stunning garden setting if the weather is good. Cozy atmosphere indoors with retro tables and chairs (very comfy) if you prefer. Dinner menu is focused on a selection of pizzas (GF crust...More

Thank KiwiFan14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely coffee, great cake. Then pizza cooked by a guy how owners a sports shop, and arranged a Toronto FC home shirt for our son.( we couldn't find one anywhere) That's how friendly Canadians are!! The cafe is just set back from the sightseeing boats...More

Thank matin j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant, driving around looking for somewhere different to eat. We were pleasantly surprised by the retro decor of this small, purple house. The smells from the outdoor pizza oven were very inviting, and the actual pizza itself was light and delicious....More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I realize you're actually eating in someone's house, but it IS in fact a restaurant so making it a bit more 'professional' would be nice. The table we ate at was old and rickety, and the atmosphere was just too bland. Like I said, funkiness...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to get a lunch bit to keep us going on our adventures. People are friendly and food was great

1  Thank JODI P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first night of a sea kayaking trip out of Misty Isles Resort to Sugar Island. We met to get a bite to eat, walk around town and stock up on groceries. Ate artisanal wood-fired pizza on the patio in lovely summer weather....More

Thank heimlichfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Purple House Cafe a couple of times when we were in town. The people are really helpful and friendly and the food is great. They have a pizza oven in the garden and I can say first hand that the pizza's are...More

Thank karen_j09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely ambience. It feels like if friends had invited you over and you ate in their backyard. Lights hanging from the fences, tiki torches, the same guy who makes the amazing pizzas, serves some of them. He goes table by table asking how the food...More

Thank Travelerandkids
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Gananoque
  • Phone Number: +1 613-463-9296
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