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Purple Cafe and Wine Bar

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American, Bar, Wine Bar, Contemporary
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430 106th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004-5025 (NE 4th St.)
+1 425-502-6292
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Grand Prairie, Texas
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156 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to this place lots of times. Love the food and wine selection. I enjoy sitting at the bar especially. Plus with Lot 3 there is always a good cocktail nearby.

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Kirkland, Washington
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243 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love consistency. When a place does everything well, it deserves many repeat occasions, and that is the Purple chain of wine bar restaurants. Their menu is not extensive, but everything on it is something that I want to have from the Wild Boar bolognese to what I had today, the fish and chips. The wine list is extensive with... More 

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Pinckney, Michigan
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194 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious and seasonal and they've got an impressive wine list. However, I found it hard to hear the coworkers I went with because the atmosphere was pretty loud. Also, we waited a long time for our food (the server was apologetic - apparently we got "stuck behind two large groups"). When the food arrived, everyone liked theirs.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch, and the service was efficient without feeling rushed. The menu had extensive choice, and our food was delicious. The roasted tomato soup and the margarita "pizzetta" were excellent, as were the BLTA, the kids' burger, and the kids' macaroni and cheese. Lots of wines by the glass and lovely French press coffee. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Drinks (5/5) , Food (4/5) , Value (5/5), Attitude of Staff (4/5) , Service(4/5) , Location (5/5) , Ambiance (5/5) Quality of food good. Decent collection of wine. Recommend for sure

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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153 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a very expensive restaurant, so we set the bar high, and it missed the mark on all reasons one would go to a restaurant. The music is super loud, and even after asking our waiters to lower it, it did not happen. We had to yell at each other the entire evening. The food is below the quality... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

First time at any Purple Cafe and we enjoyed it. We just made happy hour on a Saturday and enjoyed a bourbon manhattan (good), a glass of wine (they give samples if you need help deciding) and calamari. The calamari was good, not greasy and the smoked tomato aioli was absolutely delicious! I had the lamb shank for dinner and... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Was by myself as my wife was attending a Sales Meeting and so I decided to explore downtown Bellevue by foot. Came across this interesting corner restaurant and decided to give it a try. Good choice! HUGE selection of wine and a good menu. Sat at the bar, always entertaining, and ordered a light dinner followed by dessert.

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Thank dona1dsc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a rye manhattan and something called a "shrub". The decor is somewhere between whimsical and industrial; i think you could describe it as 'steampunk'.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I have been here with friends a few times and I like it less each time I go. If you have a big party and can get a table in the wine racks its very fun. Food is okay, but not nothing outstanding that have sampled.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Contemporary
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 106th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004-5025
    (NE 4th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 425-502-6292
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?