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933 S Main St, 29601, Greenville, SC 29601-3334
+1 864-232-3255
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (5 reviews)
“nigiri” (4 reviews)
“sushi rolls” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
933 S Main St, 29601, Greenville, SC 29601-3334
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having heard colleagues speak fairly positively about the sushi, my son and I decided to forego our favorite sushi restaurant and give Purple a try. Originally from California appreciating top quality sushi, we were greatly disappointed. The nigiri was a letdown; served warm with rice...More

Thank Austrianbeauty
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I've had the opportunity to eat at just about every sushi restaurant in Greenville, and Purple is without a doubt the best there is. Besides the fantastic food, the place offers both a pleasant atmosphere and excellent service. I absolutely love sushi, and have had...More

Thank Will Y
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Chef needs to learn how to filet tuna properly. Sake was requested to be hot but came back room temperature at best.

Thank Vivic H
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

When my business associate from out of state suggested dinner here I thought he have the wrong city. I love sushi and had never heard of purple. It's a cozy little cafe not far from the baseball stadium. The sushi was delicious and service was...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I was impressed! This is a quaint sushi/Japanese restaurant with a pretty extensive menu. The prices are reasonable and the sushi was excellent. Check out the bento box with sushimi and nigeri - it was $20 and very good. That coupled with a $5 roll...More

2  Thank Tkrena
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Has outdoor seating. The food was fantastic. We spent $100 cuz we tried so many different things We started had duck spring rolls that are steamed and not fried...great flavors Bagogi tacos so good Duck sliders which are served on a rice bread that was...More

Thank DanaQuinn
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had dinner on a slow Monday night with a party of six. Food was really good but service was slow. Expected better service since it was not a busy night. Water glasses were empty and dishes not removed from tables in a timely manner. Again...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 31 July 2016

With five sushi places on Main St, the competition is pretty stiff; I would rank Purple as the second best of the choices downtown. It's great that they have a variety of other Asian food options (more than just the usual Japanese entrees), for those...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had dinner at Purple to celebrate a friends birthday. The service was great and the food was even better. They had a wonderful selection of sushi rolls and other options to choose from. Everyone in our group had something different and every dish was...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Excellent sushi, Tommy do a fantastic job. Sushi is fresh and prepared right in from of you, I just can eat here everyday. Will recommend to anyone that go to downtown Greenville to stop by and ask for Tommy. I will be back!!! :)

Thank Joe2250
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 933 S Main St, 29601, Greenville, SC 29601-3334
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-232-3255
Tel 864 232 3255. Opened in Spring 2010.
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