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Purple Cafe and Wine Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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STARTERS‏
$5
housemade sourdough
plugra butter and sea salt
$7
gorgonzola stuffed dates
pine nuts and saba
$14
flash-sauteed calamari
san marzano tomatoes, salt-packed capers, castelvetrano olives, chickpeas, garlic, white wine, red chile flake, fresh herbs and grilled bread
$15
baked brie
apricot preserves, caramelized onions, candied walnuts, grapes and housemade crackers
$19
burrata and plums
gioia family burrata, pedro ximenez vinaigrette, basil, grilled bread
CHEESE & MEAT
cheese
one $7
three $18
five $25
marcona almonds $+3
castelvetrano olives $+3
tomme de corse chevre
pasteurized goat’s milk
one $7
three $18
five $25
marcona almonds $+3
castelvetrano olives $+3
delice de bourgogne
pasteurized cow’s milk and cream
one $7
three $18
five $25
marcona almonds $+3
castelvetrano olives $+3
bleu de brebis
raw sheep’s milk
one $7
three $18
five $25
marcona almonds $+3
castelvetrano olives $+3
gouda grand cru
raw organic‏ cow’s milk
one $7
three $18
five $25
marcona almonds $+3
castelvetrano olives $+3
tomme de fedou
raw sheep’s‏ milk
meat
one $7
three $18
five $25
marcona almonds $+3
castelvetrano olives $+3
salame gentile
one $7
three $18
five $25
marcona almonds $+3
castelvetrano olives $+3
finocchiona
one $7
three $18
five $25
marcona almonds $+3
castelvetrano olives $+3
jamon serrano
SOUPS & SALADS‏
$7
soup
san marzano tomato or sherry-mushroom
half $10
full $13
quinoa and arugula
teardrop tomatoes, cucumber, pickled shallots, toasted almonds, parmigiano-reggiano and lemon vinaigrette
half $10
full $13
purple chopped
romaine, bacon, avocado, hard-boiled egg, tomato, blue cheese, red onion and balsamic vinaigrette
half $10
full $13
strawberry and goat cheese
arcadian greens, vanilla goat cheese, toasted pistachios and black pepper balsamic vinaigrette
half $10
full $13
kale caesar
lacinato kale, romaine, multigrain croutons, grana padano and caesar dressing
half $12
full $16
cranberry chicken
pulled draper valley chicken, bacon, almonds, scallions, celery, apples, dried cranberries, parmigiano-reggiano and cranberry-dijon vinaigrette
LUNCH COMBO
any two items · 15
san marzano tomato
sherry-mushroom
quinoa and arugula
purple chopped kale caesar
strawberry and goat cheese
blta
roasted turkey
brie, apple and arugula
SANDWICHES‏
served with a choice of mixed green salad or hand-cut fries
$14
mixed green salad
hand-cut fries
sweet potato fries $4
soup $4
specialty salad $4
blta
bacon, green leaf lettuce, tomato, avocado and red pepper mayo on multigrain
$15
mixed green salad
hand-cut fries
sweet potato fries $4
soup $4
specialty salad $4
crispy free-range chicken
mama lil’s peppers, pickles, slaw, mama lil’s aïoli on a brioche bun
$15
mixed green salad
hand-cut fries
sweet potato fries $4
soup $4
specialty salad $4
roasted turkey
avocado, tomato, shredded lettuce, pickled red onions, whole grain mustard aïoli, parmesan vinaigrette on multigrain
$19
mixed green salad
hand-cut fries
sweet potato fries $4
soup $4
specialty salad $4
dungeness crab roll
celery, shallot, iceberg lettuce and lemon-cayenne aïoli on toasted new england-style bun
$15
mixed green salad
hand-cut fries
sweet potato fries $4
soup $4
specialty salad $4
mixed grains and mushroom veggie burger
smoked cheddar,‏ arugula, tomato, pickled red onion and herb aïoli
$17
mixed green salad
hand-cut fries
sweet potato fries $4
soup $4
specialty salad $4
anderson ranch lamb burger
marinated cucumber, pomodoraccio tomato, olive tapenade and feta-yogurt spread
$16
bacon $+3
mixed green salad
hand-cut fries
sweet potato fries $4
soup $4
specialty salad $4
smoked cheddar cheeseburger
creekstone beef, smoked cheddar, grilled red onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle and spicy aïoli
PIZZAS
$14
margherita
fresh mozzarella, torn san marzano tomatoes, basil, olive oil and sea salt
$15
gorgonzola fig
caramelized onions, fresh figs, crushed walnuts, fresh rosemary and garlic oil
$15
chanterelle mushroom
roasted summer squash, roasted garlic goat cheese and thyme
$15
marinated chicken
caciocavallo cream, preserved meyer lemon, calabrian chile and basil
LUNCH ENTREES‏
$15
moroccan chicken bowl
green olives, lemons, fennel, chickpea ragoût and pomegranate molasses
$15
draper valley farms grilled chicken $+6
grilled prawns $+9
vegetable hash
roasted cauliflower, sweet potato, le puy lentils, braised greens, fire roasted tomato sauce, poached egg and breadcrumbs
$19
gluten-free pasta $3
draper valley farms grilled chicken $+6
grilled prawns $+9
basil pesto pasta
trenette, teardrop tomatoes, pine nuts, lemon zest and parmigiano-reggiano
$23
muscovy duck and sweet corn pasta
spaghetti alla‏ chitarra, scallions and ricotta salata
small $19
large $30
maine lobster baked mac and cheese
cavatappi, creamy gruyere sauce and truffled breadcrumbs
$17
shrimp and ‘grits
tomato-shrimp gravy, bacon lardons, crispy polenta and scallions
$22
dungeness crab cakes
yukon gold potatoes, celery, pickled red onion, fresno chile and remoulade
BEVERAGES
$5
housemade shrubs
fresh, seasonal sodas
$3.5
fountain soda
coke, diet coke, sprite and lemonade
$4.5
sparkling water
san pellegrino (500ml)
$3.5
iced tea
Barnes and Watson traditional black
small $5
large $8
french press coffee
caffe vita bistro or decaf
$3.25
barnes and watson loose leaf tea
Classic earl Grey | apricot | star spangled | berry white | genmaicha | tropical rooib
About
Purple Café and Wine Bar pairs a global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients..
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everything about this place was comfortable a d delightful. With consciously sourced food and an extended wine list I was in heaven. The decor and all around ambiance was beautiful. Definitely worth checking out!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Realworldjennj
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you want a restaurant with delicious food and an extensive wine list, this is the place for you. The menu is quite extensive so there is something for everyone. The servers are quite knowledgeable if you need wine suggestions and you can find a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maria D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In downtown Seattle, it was hard to find a restaurant that was open for lunch on a Sunday. The location is across from the Fairmont hotel and a block from Benaroya hall. The menu is a bit upscale offering sandwiches, salads, pizzas and charcuterie. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cynthia f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do recommend this place! Great atmosphere, fantastic attentive service, food was delicious. Took lobster Mac N cheese it has a lot of lobster in it, very creamy and good!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AsilisaK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a quick drink/bite on a Sunday evening, and was overall tasty with room to improve. Atmosphere was pleasant and had lots of room for larger parties. Drinks: I had the Grenache flight and my partner had a white port. Neither were our taste...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DominicDae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve eaten at the Woodinville Purple location a lot, and use to eat at Kirkland one before it closed. We’ve always enjoyed our meals. This was my first visit to Seattle location. We were having a special family holiday meal. We were disappointed in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FiveHawaiiLovers
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Try the pumpkin humus! So yummy! The restaurant is very well located, and has big open windows. The menu is creative and healthy. It has fun combinations, which make great for sharing. Great lunch spot!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sondra W
Reviewed December 15, 2018

We entertained a client here while at the bar. It wasn't crowded and our bartender was super. We had a bottle of wine while we talked and after the client departed we sat at the bar and had dinner. Two of us had pizza and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VermontGolfer
Reviewed December 12, 2018

I sat at the bar with a friend pre-theatre, we shared two lighter plates, and had a couple of glasses of wine. So I'm not qualified to do an in depth review. Except.... the pear and gorgonzola pizza was really delicious, as was the squid....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Showtoons
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I had planned to go there with my partner for months, but very sadly he passed away. I still went and it's a cold and rainy day. The service was attentive, prompt, and friendly. It's a very spacious cafe & wine bary with high ceiling,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michele S
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dlcabler
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Business casual is what I would say. My husband does wear shorts but he usually has on a nice button up with them.
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Megan S
December 26, 2015|
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Response from travelc1908 | Reviewed this property |
No, it's a restaurant. under 21 is fine
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