HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Not available on OpenTable

Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable reservation network.
If you like, we’ll notify you by email if this restaurant joins.
Is this your restaurant? Claim this listing

Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Kirkland

4.1
475 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
American
Top Tags:
  • Notable Wine List (1041)
  • Fit for Foodies (693)
  • Neighborhood Gem (590)

Similar Restaurants

About

Purple Cafe and Bar in Kirkland is a restaurant serving seasonal dishes with ingredients and recipes from the culinary traditions of the Northwest. While the food is delicious, the real star is the wine selection. Purple Cafe hosts an international wine list with hundreds of vintners from all across the globe. This becomes obvious as soon as guests walk in the door, as the dining room is built around a floor-to-ceiling circular wine rack that extends over 20 feet tall and houses hundreds of bottles of wine.

The Purple Cafe menu is full of simple yet delicious dishes, many of which take their inspiration from Asian flavors since that is such an integrated part of the culture in Seattle. There are several different noodle bowls, including a classic pad Thai with noodles made from scratch. There are also plates from the deep south, like the American classic chicken and waffles.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
American, Northwest, Wine Bar
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday, 11am to 10pm
Friday, 11am to 11pm
Saturday, 12pm to 11am
Sunday, 12pm to 9pm

Happy Hour: Daily, 3pm to 6pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(425) 828-3772
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Jon Langley
icon/ic_contactCreated with Sketch.
Private party contact
Private Events Team: (206) 838-3853
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
We offer a variety of box lunches and a la carte platters; great for corporate events, parties, picnics and other get-togethers! Orders are available for pick up and we ask for 48 hours’ notice on all pick-up orders to ensure availability. Large orders may require additional lead time. We are available to place phone orders or answer any questions Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm. Please call 206.855.6118.
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 475 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
4.1  based on all time ratings
4.2
food
4.1
service
3.9
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
vipScott (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2015

We are going to miss Purple in Kirkland!

Report
Helpful
vipRhoniG (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2015

Although we didn't frequent the place often, we always enjoyed so made sure we got a table the last night they were open. Super friendly staff, and wonderful (actually perfect) service. It was early so there were families. The only negative is that it felt a little cramped like maybe they had a few extra tables out for this special evening. We look forward to returning when you all reopen!

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
3.0  Dined on December 29, 2015

We were unaware that they were closing in two days due to construction. The menu was reduced and the food was marginal at best. We brought friends here from overseas so that made it even worse. We frequent Purple and always enjoy the food. I wish we would have known as we would have chosen the Woodinville location. Sad way to drop $250

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on December 14, 2015

The food and ambiance was amazing as usual. We went for an early dinner and the service was terribly slow. The food came quick but there was minimal checking in and a hard time getting the bill settled. Still one of my favorite places.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on December 12, 2015

The noise level was way too high for an older person. Other than that it was a good experience.

Report
Helpful
Judelval (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on December 12, 2015

Purple is an area staple, and they continue to deliver great food and wine. The host and wait staff were fantastic this evening; friendly, helpful with suggestions, and continuing to make sure we were being attended to throughout the night's stay. The wines we tried were excellent, and the meals visually and aromatically enticing, and very flavorful.

I'm sorry to hear that this location will be long-term (but temporarily) closing for the redevelopment of the shopping and business center, but I look forward to their return already. Fortunately, the location on Woodinville-Redmond road is also excellent and easy to go to for us Eastsiders.

Report
Helpful
vipmadison1223 (Seattle)
2.0  Dined on December 12, 2015

Overcooked and burned food! Constantly waited on server. Very disappointed

Report
Helpful
ksfood (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on November 21, 2015

Great food, reasonable prices, free parking, good service.

Report
Helpful
Kevin (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on November 20, 2015

Our waitress was the best! She was friendly, quick and knew the menu inside and out.

Report
Helpful
Henry (Seattle)
2.0  Dined on November 14, 2015

We've been fans of Purple in Kirkland for years. But our most recent experience left a lot to be desired. While service was outstanding - the food left a lot to be desired. $25 for 3 oz flank steak with soggy, not good at all fries. Add $ 17 a glass for wine. As my wife said - I think this will be the last time for Purple.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
48