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16 Main St, Saluda NC 28773 (828)749-1179

Located in historical Saluda with live music and outdoor dining available, The Purple Onion features a variety of ethnically and regionally inspired dishes with an emphasis on the Mediterranean's simple, healthful cuisines and a focus on freshness. The music happens on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, but the kitchen performs to rave reviews five days a week. The menu offers pizza, pasta, vegetarian, seafood, and meat dishes, utilizing locally raised trout and organic locally grown produce when available as well as fine wine and beers, including biodynamic and organic selections.

Winter Hours

Monday, Tuesday
Lunch 11am - 8pm
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday
Lunch 11am - 3pm
Dinner 5pm - 9pm
Closed Wednesday & Sunday




Upcoming Events

Thu Jan 29 @ 7:30PM 09:30PM
Michael Reno Harrell
Sat Jan 31 @ 8:00PM
West End String Band
Thu Feb 05 @ 7:30PM
Chris Rosser
Sat Feb 07 @ 8:00PM
Riyen Roots & Kenny Dore
Thu Feb 12 @ 7:30PM
Chris Padgett & Wrenn