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