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The Purple Onion - CLOSED

146 Port August St, Comox, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jun 2014
“The purple onion is no more...”
23 May 2013
“Excellent, fresh food, great value! Do visit!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
146 Port August St, Comox, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

The purple onion is no more with us...what more do,I have to say to get to 100 characters.............

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Yesterday's lunch at the Purple Onion consisted of a cup of freshly-made Russian-style Borscht and a scrumptious fish (delicious fresh sole) taco, with fresh veggies and mango salsa in a gluten-free tortilla for only $9.95! Hard to beat the quality and freshness of the food!...More

Thank amigadelmondo
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Friendly warm staff, local healthy food. I love the tortilla pie with a heaping artisan salad for less than $15 ! Drinks menu a bit short but understandable in todays economy.

Thank Michaelsmit
Reviewed 31 March 2013

But could be better i feel - good clean food, good amount, friendly service but could do better i feel more selection, more drinks on the menu, just more

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 4 January 2013

This is a locals' favourite in downtown Comox, tucked in just up from the marina. Coffee is great & the food is made from scratch. Supports local food producers & showcases local artists. Owner is present, friendly & very attentive. Not always the quickest stop,...More

Thank JayeFaye123
Reviewed 19 March 2012

This place may seem like another coffee shop with a panini press, but they are more than just that. They care about their food and they have very friendly service. They also have local food and are very knowledgeable about what is in their food....More

1  Thank FarrantFamily
Reviewed 15 February 2012

I love their fresh daily soups, salads and enchiladas! The gluten-free goodies are a real treat too!

Thank KerryinComox
Reviewed 8 February 2012

Good food great service, but it's a bit pricey but worth a visit. Cute little spot they have not to far of a walk to parks and to the ocean.

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 26 July 2011

I go here quite often. I try to get away with coffee mid morning but it is too good. Muffins, cookies, parfaits, very original. Lunch could be salad, a panini or panini and salad or soup. Chicken pot pie, tourtiere, tacos, burritos etc. It isd...More

Thank cactus52
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Port August St, Comox, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Comox
No web page but you can see urbanspoon.com. It may show under Courtenay. Great little place doqwn from the mall. Breakfast and lunch. Something for everyone - Mexican stuff, tourtiere, salads and great baking
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