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Sandy's Purple Palace

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3 Railroad Ave, York, ME 03909
+1 207-363-4650
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Cape Cod
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249 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First the good stuff. the owner and the waitress were both lovely. Coffee was good and hot. Food...horrendous. "Crispy bacon" came out almost raw. Potatoes slightly warmed and barely cooked. Over medium eggs...over hard. Scrambled eggs...obviously poured from ladle onto grill and were so thin they looked like a piece of yellow wallpaper. ANNNDDD they were not inexpensive. Sorry...not again... More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Was busy so put our name in and waited about 15 minutes. We got to watch someone get kicked out of the restaurant by Sandy for requesting to move her seat (I believe) during our wait and this was good. Once sat we had a very nice waitress and then watched Sandy yell at another patron and evict her from... More 

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Thank Heather R
Montpelier, Vermont
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We wasted $55 and walked away in a daze. We've never seen eggs served that way, flattened to a dry, thin disk, and a previous reviewer"s comment might explain it: microwave. Ditto on the potatoes. Bring your own hot sauce, as the hot sauce at the Palace is diluted and tasteless. The only positive thing we can say is that... More 

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Thank breakfastgirl2016
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stopped in here on a whim while we were out walking around. Service was very prompt and staff was super friendly. The food was out almost immediately, which can be a nice feature. The food choices were pretty limited and only sort of flavorful I had a breakfast sandwich that advertised that it had ham. I was disappointed to... More 

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Thank dat63
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If your iat York Beach it is a great place to get breakfast, reasonable prices for a tourist trap town. Busy busy busy, this little place has about 6 or 7 tables and seats 5 at the counter. The help is so friendly and work so well together, and yes Sandy is the woman outside doing her hosyess thing. Love... More 

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Thank Rockinray1153
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here by chance while looking for a breakfast spot. Large menu with a few unique items. Service was extremely prompt. Food was good. Toast was dry. But eggs and bacon were cooked to my liking.

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Thank Stephanie H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Basic small diner food, nothing I couldn't have made at home. Very cramped space though so don't expect a lot of elbow room and I would not recommend coming here with a big group of people.

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Thank Cory D
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115 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Cute and kitschy with a purple theme, very friendly and efficient but the food is absolutely gross. Worst eggs I ever ate, they must have been made with half water to egg ratio. The homefries were obviously frozen and not seasoned. Whatsoever. Neither were the eggs. Cash only. Turning tables in 20 minutes seems to be the goal as they... More 

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Thank FattieCattie
Rochester, New York, United States
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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

If you are looking for a good, old fashioned American diner breakfast, this place will do it for you. Always a delicious, filling meal. Quick, congenial service. Right in the middle of the York Beach shopping area and steps from the beach.

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Thank Kate G
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon the Purple Palace by accident while looking for a breakfast place in York. There were a lot of people waiting outside and we realized that it's a good breakfast and only has 7 tables and a counter inside. We were seated at counter which was fine. We had friendly, quick service and the food was good. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Railroad Ave, York, ME 03909
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 207-363-4650

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