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Purple Onion

311 W Front St, Annawan, IL 61234-7757
+1 309-935-6621
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Aug 2017
“Amazing as always”
24 Nov 2016
“Average small town diner”
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Diner, American
311 W Front St, Annawan, IL 61234-7757
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I have not been to the Purple Onion for about 18 years....since I was still In grade school. This was always most most favorite place to go when I was visiting my grandma. My mother and I were in town visiting family and I was...More

Thank Tonya L
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Usually have the salad bar open, you can get tenderloins, cheeseburgers, etc. and some pie for dessert. Nice waitresses.

Thank DavidBowieRox
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This place was what we needed during our cross-country road trip. Food was good and affordable. My only bummer was that I was dying for macaroni and cheese, which was on the kids menu. My husband and I were the only ones in the restaurant....More

Thank scobooty
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Average but filling down home food. Not a fancy place at all. They have a chicken salad on the salad bar that is quite good.

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

We always come to this place after our hunting weekends. Good breakfast with fast friendly service. Feels like eating at moms, except mom doesn't cook your breakfast to order like they do!! Great sweet tea! Make sure you have the "hunters special" 4 eggs, sausage,...More

Thank Anthony Z
Reviewed 8 December 2015

simple yet good food. Salad bar was fresh, pie was amazing. service was good, and restaurant and bathroom were clean. Good stop on a road trip.

Thank amillieeeee
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The Purple Onion has good food, but I found the service is lacking in friendliness. When busy the staff can be very rude to you.

Thank Rhinman
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We were looking for a gas station en route from Nauvoo to Chicago and Annawan, on I-80 at exit 33, was a convenient stop. At the same time, we discovered the Purple Onion restaurant at 311 West Front Street, at the crossroads of Route 6...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 29 April 2015

The service in here was great and friendly, and has that small town feel. The food was pretty good, but there was only one vegetarian option on the menu. Good place to go to unless you're a vegetarian.

1  Thank Krista S
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Stopped by on way home from chicago, good choice getting away from interstate to find this local stop. Friendly, prompt wait staff. Good selection on menu with several specials. Priced right with generous portions. We had a late breakfast and Hashbrowns were homemade, yum.

Thank Tkcurry
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Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 W Front St, Annawan, IL 61234-7757
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Annawan
  • Phone Number: +1 309-935-6621
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