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Purple Onion Deli & Grill

479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
+1 205-941-9979
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“gyros” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (3 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Delicatessen
479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on a way to Florida. It was a nice local place instead of the usual road trip fast food. The servings were plentiful & food was excellent. Small inside dining but outside dining was very nice.

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great food and great customer service. The food is always made fresh and they most definitely aim to please. I highly recommend this place

Thank Shadarrian H
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Food is good and well-priced. Baba ghanoush and pita bread were excellent. The mint iced tea is wonderful if you love unsweetened tea and this is a great change from the usual fast food. Feta cheese is to die for. Bonus - the outdoor eating...More

Thank jessphillips814
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Always excellent! Love the burgers, fries and the gyros!!! Hummus is great! Shish kebob is delicious!

Thank Sheri C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

You are going to want to share when you to the the Red Onion, it is more food for the money in Birmingham. Good food too, with all the Greek flavors you could possibly ask for. Not stingy with portions for sure and that goes...More

Thank Hope C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This Purple Onion restaurant is nothing fancy. My companion commented it "looked like a converted gas station". Pleasant al fresco patio dining when it'st not too hot. Inside are very few booths and tables. Orders are placed at the counter and delivered to the table...More

Thank CilFr
Reviewed 9 June 2017

While visiting Birmingham, AL, our group stopped at the Purple Onion Deli & Grill. There is a variety of cuisines to be had here. I had the beef kabobs with Hummus, fruit and a salad. The beef was very tender and tasty, as was the...More

1  Thank Curt K
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped there while traveling. It's a diner that was well attended at lunchtime. People of all sorts or eating there and everything looked great. Our hero hummus a box of lower as good as any. Fast service and a nice diner ambience. Had daily specials...More

Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here: gyros, babaganoush, hummus, falafel and baklava. All were very good. We liked the minty ice tea. Since it wasn't too hot, it was great to sit outside.

Thank Bernhard R
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We love eating at the Purple Onion! Everytime I suggest it, BOTH of my children say yes! (Which is a rarity) Always hot, always a large amount of food but a little pricey. $34+ for 3 people at lunch. And the hummus is outstanding!

Thank Amy K
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 479 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209-4921
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 205-941-9979
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