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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.

Summer Hours

Monday - Saturday

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

5:00 pm - 9:00 om

Sunday Brunch

11:00 am - 3:00 pm




Upcoming Events

Thu Jul 31 @ 7:30PM 09:30PM
Jay Brown
Sat Aug 02 @ 8:00PM
The Lonetones
Thu Aug 07 @ 7:30PM
Nikki Talley
Sat Aug 09 @ 8:00AM
Donna Hughes Band
Sun Aug 10 @ 7:00PM
Danny Schmidt & Carrie Elkin