Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Woodinville

4.5
1941 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Purple Café and Wine Bar pairs a global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients.

Effective Wednesday, August 18th we will require proof of vaccination or negative test result taken within 72 hours along with ID for indoor dining. Outdoor dining is still available for unvaccinated guests.

We are currently open at full capacity with a variety of indoor, outdoor, and bar seating. Please keep in mind that we cannot guarantee specific tables or areas of the restaurant and wait times may be longer is outdoor seating your only option. Each table has a 2hr time limit. Masks are required to enter the restaurant and when not seated at a table regardless of vaccination status!

We appreciate your patience while our staffing is not quite at 100% and thank you for your continued support!

Experiences

  • Seattle Restaurant Week

    $50.00 per person

    Oct 24 - Nov 6, 2021

    Join us at Purple Cafe & Wine Bar - Woodinville to enjoy a three-course seasonal dinner during Seattle Restaurant Week. We are offering our menu in house and for take out October 24 through November 6! Check out our website for menu details.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
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NastaranK
Seattle
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

In my order was tomato soup and he forgot it. I had reservations for outside but my table wasn't ready.

CJ
CJean
Seattle
41 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were prepared with proof of vaccination but also had to show ID. Two large areas were open to outside to maintain air circulation. Seated near the fireplace the temperature was comfortable. We ordered the Tuesday pasta special and enjoyed the food and wine. Having a screw-top on the bottle made it easy to take the extra wine home. The dessert caramels were hard. And a little hard to eat without harming our teeth. I took two of them home and was surprised the next day to discover they were not hard - just soft and creamy and delicious. At the restaurant they must have been in a freezer or refrigerator.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Outdoor dining, in late October, in the PNW, what could be better?

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Kaeleigh
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Purple has great ambiance and aesthetic. The Seattle Restaurant Week menu is absolutely incredible and the quality of food matched the quality of service. I highly recommend!

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AmyC
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Food was good but rushed. I'm sure that has to do with the pandemic, etc.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Food was okay. Truffle Mac and cheese had way to much truffle flavoring and was definitely not worth what they charge for it.

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DTFla
Orlando
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Amazing king salmon! Also enjoyed the gruyere grilled cheese w tomato soup! Great last meal in town before heading to airport.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent. We didn’t feel rushed in any way, which I really appreciated.

JC
JohnC
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Great time. All aspects great, with exception - food was warm, not hot.

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ShariD
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always very good thank you! Ambiance, food and service are consistently excellent

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vipSteveS
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Service was slow and inattentive. Wine list is poor and uninspired (hello … this is Woodinville). Food is average at best. For some reason they like to keep the main door open - if you sit anywhere in the general area of the door you will be cold - they don’t really care. This was a good restaurant once upon a time. Now, it’s not worth a visit. Too bad.

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vipFrogman
Seattle
39 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Normally a great place and quality food. I’ve been going there for years. Last night was a loser. The scallops were excellent but the accompanying polenta type squash was burned to hell. Should never have been served. They were cool about it and removed it from the bill but last night, wasn’t the normal great experience.
Glad they survived the pandemic.

JC
JessicaC
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

Very rushed to take our order, but service was slow. Food was excellent, but not worth the wait.

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LauraR
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service from host to table, great food, delicious pairings

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SteveL
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful ambience and delicious food and drinks at Purple Cafe in Woodinville last night. Service was stellar, as well. We'll be back.

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ChrisR
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Nice dinner out with friends. Appreciated vaccination requirement indoors and actual checking on arrival.

CG
CherylG
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the midweek dinner with my husband. Service was excellent as always. Seared Salmon moist and flavorful with many wild mushrooms. My husband had the meatloaf with potatoes and a savory sauce.
Finished the night with another glass of wine and sea salt caramels.

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KRRD
Seattle
23 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Large doors were open and temperature inside was chilly just like outside. Service was good but infrequent. We needed a check back for drinks, water, etc. the mixed greens salad is good if you understand it is greens only. Experience was good and food was good as always.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience4

Food is not tasty at all. If you are looking for good food dining experience, avoid this place.

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sushi21
Omaha
10 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious Bolognese with pappadelle pasta and awesome bacon wrapped meatloaf

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Charmane
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the whole experience. Especially our server - blonde who nephew of the manager. :) he was awesome and so was the gal at the front who checked us in and the person who delivered our food. Thanks !!

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SFFoodie
San Francisco
25 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was all fantastic! Requires vaccination proof at check in for indoor dining.

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Made a reservation, waited outside for 20 mins, then they didn’t have a table for us, so we had to sit at the bar for another 20 mins before we were taken to our table. Once we were seated our waitress was frustrated with US for being disappointed by how long we waited. She took our order immediately and then wasn’t seen. We had to wave someone else down to order wine. Overall, the WORST, sassiest service I’ve ever experienced in my life and the food was just OK. Not amazing or delicious enough to counteract the service. What’s the point of a reservation if you still have to wait 40 mins? Wouldn’t recommend at ALL

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The halibut special was phenomenal! The server was super helpful and checked in frequently even though it was a busy evening. Appetizers all had great flavor as well!

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AnnH
Hawaii
13 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a great stop for lunch. We enjoyed a flight of three reds, the chopped salad with prawns (awesome), tomato soup, calamari and a cinnamon roll. I know it all doesn't sounds like would be good together, but the quality of each made it a perfect lunch for us. The chopped salad and cinnamon roll were especially delicious. We will return.

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vipKimA
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Long line to get in and keep in mind that to sit inside, you need proof of vaccination. We sat outside even though we had these docs. Most of the people in the tent area were incredibly loud and made conversation difficult but understand they were just having a good time (but at others' expense). The turkey hash - the turkey was cut in cubes and were kind of hard. Well, it didn't really taste fresh and the brussels sprouts were a bit hard as well but the dish was well-seasoned and I did end up eating the whole thing. Server was incredibly kind and attentive

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vipEastsideFoodie
Seattle
22 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Purple Cafe is always a fun dining experience and this was no exception. I had the bacon-wrapped meatloaf and my date had the salmon and both were very good.

There were a few little nits, however.

- No one asked us for our vaccination proof. This may be because I'd dined there a month ago... but my date had never visited this restaurant.

- It was 49F outside at 8 PM and all of the restaurant doors (including the large garage door) were wide open. The restaurant was COLD. We had to sit next to the gas fireplace to stay comfortable. Other guests kept their coats on. During the summer it was nice to get the fresh air but it was chilly in mid-October.

- Parking in that area is tight -- the lot was full when we arrived at 7:15 pm. Be prepared to park offsite and walk approx. two blocks to the restaurant.

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vipPCK84
Seattle
42 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The person that was working the front desk was rather rude; we weren’t aware that all guests had to be vaccinated to eat inside. (We were told King County wasn’t enacting that rule until late October.) Two guests were vaccinated; the third not. She was so rude our daughter went to the car. She agreed to stay and we’d sit outside. When we were seated (and it was quite cool out), our heater wasn’t working. I asked if we could be moved to a table where the heater was working and we were told no.

The saving grace was our waitress was great and our food was good. However, for being a wine bar, to not have mixed drinks was disappointing; their old location did.

Wouldn’t return.

SM
vipSamM
Seattle
30 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Server was fantastic.

RB
vipReiB
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Always great service! Try the Tuesday night pasta special for two. Ending with Caramels is a must. Outdoor seating is set up for fall eating with overhead heaters.

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vipjasminepotteiri
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I have not been to Purple in years. Found the chopped salad not very good. The wine was great and half off a to-go bottle was nice. They do not have a sign out so it is hard to find.

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vipDarlene
Seattle
12 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as always. Loud, but love it because we don’t pay attention to others and they don’t pay attention to us. Food was fabulous, service was great! It was a fun night with my Love.

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vipLesleyThompson
Key West
12 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was very good. The only questionable thing is vaccine card checking- anyone could print out a card so it really doesn’t do any good. They’d be better served by separating people - wear masks and clean….

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vipUsha
Boise
37 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed it very much!

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GlennW
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The baked Brie, calamari, and crab cakes were great and the server was very attentive.

JB
JordynB
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Like always, delicious food. Happy we were able to sit outside and stay covered and warm still.

RC
RonC
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food and a fantastic wine list. Outdoor seating is available.

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vipamcleod31
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Unimpressive menu and food.

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vipluckylindy98072
Seattle
62 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place!

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DixieS
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience2

The food was Mediocre but it was very expensive. Dry chicken and the wine for being a wine bar was not good. We sat outside and it was very noisy. The wait staff did the best they could but not one seemed very happy. Sad times.

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You can order delivery directly from Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Woodinville using the Order Online button. Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Woodinville also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Woodinville also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (425) 483-7129.

Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Woodinville is rated 4.5 stars by 1941 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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