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About Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Woodinville

Purple Café and Wine Bar pairs a global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients.

We feature an expansive menu ranging from artisan cheeses, starters, soups, salads, sandwiches and pizzas to pasta and seafood. We take a great deal of pride in utilizing the freshest, local ingredients that change with the seasons.

On the wine side of things our wine list features over 80 glass and 600 bottle selections. Over the years our wine program has been recognized with various accolades that include an "Award of Ultimate Distinction" from Wine Enthusiast Magazine and being named "Best Wine Bar" by Evening Magazine's Best of Western Washington Viewers Poll.

14459 Woodinville Redmond Road NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Northwest, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday, 11am to 9pm
Friday and Saturday, 11am to 10pm

Happy Hour: Monday - Friday, 3pm to 6pm

Weekend Brunch: Saturday & Sunday, 11am to 2pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(425) 483-7129

Website:
http://www.purplecafe.com/

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.

Parking Details:
Free parking is available in front of the restaurant in the Hollywood Vineyards shopping plaza lot.

Additional parking is available one block south, and turn west at the roundabout.

Executive Chef:
Andy Wagenbrenner

Private Party Contact:
Private Events Team: (206) 838-3853

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Woodinville Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Notable Wine List (39)
Good for a Date (32)
Special Occasion (26)
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Good for Birthdays (22)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Great for Lunch (21)
Romantic (20)
Cozy (19)
Creative Cuisine (19)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Good for Groups (17)
Casual (16)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Worth the Drive (15)
Fun (12)
Bar Seating (11)
Business Meals (11)
Hot Spot (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Local Ingredients (10)
Comfort Food (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Quick Bite (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Healthy (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Seasonal (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
People Watching (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Authentic (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Tapas (3)
Great Beer (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Organic (1)
Scenic View (1)
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 3 days ago

It was my dad's 91st birthday. The waiter was very accommodating and they comp'd a dessert for him. The only thing is it was a bit on the dark side, and a little loud, and for seniors like my dad it was perhaps a bit too much. But he did really enjoy the food and the company!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 5 days ago

Fun environment with friendly staffing to meet your needs.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Tapas, Late-night Find
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·Dined 6 days ago

My meal was amazing! We were with another couple celebrating my husbands birthday and only 2 of us had a good meal. Both my husband and friend ordered the filet and with a hefty price of $42 I would expect an amazing steak! My husbands meal in general was cold ans they both complained that the cut wasn’t good for a filet- very tough to cut. My friend sent hers back and was unable to order something else since the server said it would be a least a half hour to prepare anything.

The table next to us also had 4 seated until their friends joined them and they added another 4. Between the high pitched voices and the woman who insisted and standing in my personal space with her behind literally in my face that was super annoying. They never figured out that they were being crazy loud and apparently don’t care about personal space.

I would try the place again but I was disappointed for sure.

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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

Good food, but very slow service even on 3PM Saturday.
Staff were kind, but slow. just slow.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 6 days ago

We so thoroughly enjoyed our brunch at Purple! The menu is eclectic, offering interesting choices for everyone. My husband and I had the classic breakfast offering. Our eggs were cooked perfectly to our request, as was the delicious bacon. The hash brown herbed potatoes were so very tasty. Our adult son had a wonderful kale Caesar Salad, with steak, and it was absolutely fantastic! Service is always superb! Awesome experience!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Really Really loud, atmosphere poor service slow and no check in on how our dinner was

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Very busy place on a Sunday morning - the kitchen ran out of Avocado Toast less than half hour after opening. Great service in a pretty noisy establishment but still one of the best options in Hollywood.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 5, 2018

I've been to Purple Cafe many times and it hasn't been on my top 10 list of favorite restaurants but that is changing. I had the best chicken salad at the Woodinville location and will be going back soon to have it again. It is cozy in the winter with a nice fireplace. Parking can be a challenge so plan ahead.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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·Dined on January 2, 2018

My husband and I went to Purple to celebrate an anniversary. The service was amazing with Bryan, and the food delicious. Bryan was super-attentive to our every need and made us feel so relaxed and unrushed. We enjoyed every bite of our dinner and were delighted with the complimentary desserts that were offered to celebrate the occasion. The only suggestion we would make would be to offer a little more illumination for reading the menu. Bryan came to our rescue with a little pen flashlight! The Purple never disappoints. We'll always look to sit in Bryan's section for our next visits there.

Tags: Healthy, Comfort Food, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent, attentive service. Wine pairings and food delicious.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The Woodinville location is the best one I've been to. Quaint and cozy! The stuffed dates are hands down the best appetizer!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Dinner with long time friends. Everything was perfect!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Our dinner did not live up to our previous experience at Purple. Service was very slow and food only ok.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 27, 2017

A very good dining experience with our daughter and husband who were visiting from Colorado. Service was friendly and the menu had a variety of interesting choices. A favorite was the bacon wrapped meatloaf with mashed potatoes and carrots. Reasonably price pairing of wine with the entree.

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·Dined on December 23, 2017

Service was slow. Hubby got his wine right away, but we needed to remind our waiter that we had ordered two glasses of wine. He had forgotten what I had ordered. When the food arrived it was quite cold - my crab cakes Benedict was lukewarm, but hubby's quiche was cold inside. Had it been at proper serving temperature, the food would have been outstanding!

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·Dined on December 15, 2017

I like this restaurant BUT the noise level is way too high. It is difficult to hear your companions and you are always speaking loudly just to be heard. This has been the case always at this restaurant. I wish they would fix this problem. The noise does not add "energy"; instead it is exhausting and such a relief to leave.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Always on point, one of myself and wife's favorite places to dine out! Would highly recommend to family, friends and co-workers.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Food was good, service was fine. It felt a little crowded with so many tables squeezed into a small space. My main complaint is the cost - too expensive! Because of the cost I won't dine here very often.

Tags: Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 11, 2017

When we arrived for our reservation the noise level already precluded table conversation and then a child upstairs started screaming and yelling continuously. It was UNBEARABLE and the manager did nothing about it even though several tables, including ours, requested to be moved. He finally addressed the issue and asked those unbelievably rude patrons to leave. It had ruined the first 45 minutes of our evening and the salted caramels he gave us at the end were nice, but not enough. Also 2 of the 4 people in our party came specifically for the quinoa salad and it was off the menu. There need to be more salad options, heavy and light.
This restaurant is always loud, but when screaming children are allowed to stay without the manager's intervention, in the evening, the whole dinner is ruined.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Made reservations for a weekend brunch here since The Commons were booked - left just as happy! We got seated right away and the food was great. The only thing that lacked a little was the service, it took 15 minutes to even get a drink order in, but it was OK. We were celebrating my birthday and we got treated to a complimentary dessert. :) Lovely experience, will be back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We celebrated a friend's birthday. I'm a fan of a candle in birthday desserts and Purple didn't disappoint. The food is consistently good and menu options interesting. Its a great go-to choice.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Decent enough. Not great and certainly could use an update to the menu, decor, and the staff training.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We were there to enjoy diner with friends and we were put upstairs where it was very loud and the service was poor. If I eat there again, i will request a floor table for sure. Also feel that the food is over priced.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Went during brunch time last weekend and wasn't a fan. Expensive and the food was just ok. Will not return for brunch but will be back for dinner, love their chicken marsala.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

We were warmly greeted. Loved our waiter. The food was delicious!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Fun, Spicy, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 2, 2017

It was great and our server Isabella was fabulous and sweet.

Tags: Quick Bite, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 1, 2017

It’s been awhile since i’ve been at the Woodinville Purple, even though it’s around the corner from home. I’m so glad to have rediscovered the place: the restaurant was warm and intimate, not to mention the food, drink and service were great

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Food was mediocre. I got the short ribs and cannot honestly say it was delightful. Taste was lacking. We also got dessert which I chose the brownie. Brownie was super crunch on top. Quality/price wasn’t great.
We’ve been prob ten minutes, and sadly this round the food was lacking.
Great service though.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, People Watching
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

My favorite is Baked brie. It's the best. The service is great and I like the rustic looking interior design. But it's too far from where we live. We can only go there when we go up to pick up wine allotment.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Casual, Notable Wine List
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Not much crab in the crab roll, too much aioli.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 25, 2017

15 wine flights what more could you ask for.😁

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great good

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great time, great location. Sausage flatbread was delicious. Service was friendly. Will be back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Purple Cafe in Woodinville is reliably good, if a little noisy when crowded, as it was when we first arrived. Had a pork chop special, with pomegranate sauce and seeds, served with an outstanding vegetable medley. We have eaten there for both lunch and dinner maybe 6-8 times and have never had a bad experience with food or service. Not particularly cheap pricing, but well prepared. House wine is perfectly fine, but they could use a few more offerings in the beer department. Nothing offered on draft.

Tags: Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 19, 2017

It’s always a go to place when I’m in town from California. From the baked Brie appetizer to the mushroom soup to the salted caramels...it is ALWAYS consistent and delicious!

Tags: Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Very dark, crowded, noisy, food was good, dessert was great

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We visit Purple Cafe at least every six weeks. This weeks visit was OK, not great. I ordered the New York Strip 10 oz for $37.00. The steak was cooked and seasoned perfect, yet the cut itself was terribly fatty and tough. Not what I have come to expect from the Purple Cafe. Hopefully our next visit redeems the restaurant.

Tags: Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We arrived several minutes prior to our 6:45 PM reservation and were seated immediately. Service was attentive without being intrusive. The menu was creative and offered a number of interesting choices in all categories. The wine list is large and offers a reasonable range of local, regional and international selections, although the "by the glass" offerings are, in my opinion, too limited. The food was excellent, presented nicely and promptly without being rushed. I was unimpressed with the dessert menu, but that just made it easier to avoid unnecessary sweets. Parking in this location can be a bit of a challenge on busy nights, so arrive early. An overflow lot is available but not particularly easy to find at night or clearly marked.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Always enjoy the menu & wine selection.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Appetizers were great but entrees were ok at best. Huge wine selection. No other alcohol.

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