Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Bellevue
Had a tasty little lunch withHad a tasty little lunch with a table just right for two. Good food, but a little noisy and the restaurant was not nearly full. Very light inside even when seated away from the windows.5/2/2013 12:00:00 AMYummy dinner spotI went there the other day to celebrate my birthday with a couple girlfriends. I arrived early and enjoyed a glass of wine at the bar. The bartender was really accommodating - when I asked for their most buttery, oaky Chardonnay she said that their wine director prefers French Chardonnay and they didn't really have one on the menu the way I like it. She let me try a couple first, which I really appreciated it. She also brought some bread and butter (no charge) so I could enjoy the wine properly. Dinner was fun, we had a nice table by the window and our server was polite and nice but a bit slower than I prefer. I ordered the special risotto & wine pairing and it was delicious. A great way to celebrate my birthday!4/30/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent service as expected,Excellent service as expected, its why we come back. The halibut and the tuna were great, wasn't expecting the bean choice with the tuna, but it worked really well.4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMIt was a great experienceIt was a great experience with great wine selections. The waiter kept us waiting for quite long time but not disrespectful. I would go there again.4/14/2013 12:00:00 AMService was great, personable,Service was great, personable, and fun. Food was fantastic and the moscato was delicious.4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMGood eats, fine dining atmosphereI found the food to be delicious, though the filet mignon was not a great value for its tastiness. The staff managed to confuse my date's order, but noticed even before we did and were gracious enough to bring her the correct order in a box when they realized their mistake. I ordered the southern french wine flight thinking I might broaden my french wine experience, but none of the glasses inspired me to want a bottle and the Cotes du Rhone had clearly turned. The sommelier was quick to replace the turned Cotes du Rhone and insult the resilience of my palate. (I'm no expert, but I'm told orange juice isn't a flavor expected from wine.) If you are looking for great (not excellent) food and posh atmosphere, this is it.4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMI really like booking thruI really like booking thru Open Table....it's quick and easy.....there is a place on the website for "special comments".....and, I filled that in because I was taking my husband there for his birthday......but, not a word was said.....I have used this "special comments" before for my grandaughter's birthday at a restaurant in Redmond, booked thru Open Table, and it was wonderful.....they made a fuss over her.....but, not a word for my husband! Other than that we very much enjoyed our evening....4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMWe had a really great experience.We had a really great experience. The waitress was very attentive to my needs and I would go again. For being such great customers the waitress gave us a 5 dollar discount, way to go!!!!!4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat atmosphere, great service.Great atmosphere, great service. Was a little loud early on, due to the fact it was packed in both the restaurant and bar, but very energetic. Food was prepared just right. Service was outstanding!4/4/2013 12:00:00 AMHad a blast, staff was superbWe had a blast at the Bellevue location of Purple, and all of our food and drink needs were capably met by Chris, CT and the rest of the staff. The chef has really figured out how to mesh flavors, and the service was exceptional. We'll definitely return.3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMWe went to Earls the nightWe went to Earls the night before and the service there was not good.
Purple had great service. The food was good. The place is very cool and unique.
I would recommend it.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMOur server went above andOur server went above and beyond to ensure we had a great experience and we did! Try the Chef's cheese flight with the wine pairing. It will blow your mind. They also have an incredible 3-course menu. Well worth it!3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMGo Cougs!My wife and I went to the Purple before attending the Cirque Du Soleil show. We had a great time and enjoyed the ambiance. The Purple is a nice place for a couple or a group of friends. My wife truly enjoyed the sea salt caramel dessert (took 3 to go). Great happy hour!3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMFood is excellent. Staff veryFood is excellent. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Large selection of wine. Great location with parking available. Suggest reservations on Friday/Saturday.3/8/2013 12:00:00 AM