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The Purple Onion offers exciting home-cooked food in a downtown Newburyport setting. Our casual, eclectic space has both café feel and modern appeal. Charmingly quaint and comfortable, the Purple Onion is a different type of food establishment whose ethos is to provide our customers with a healthy, fresh alternative to take out food. Our open-style, sauté-based cooking line demystifies the mystique of the kitchen allowing you to watch as your meal is prepared right before your eyes. Family friendly and moderately priced, the Purple Onion is the destination of choice in a town with dining options aplenty.
 
Open at 8:00 AM for breakfast today!  Come on in for your favorite breakfast wrap or egg-scramble bowl.  Even if you sleep a little late, we've got you covered - you can order from the breakfast menu all day if you're in an eggy mood.  

Saturday Specials

Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup:  A creamy blend of carrots, fresh ginger & spices! 
Roast Beef & Cheddar Panini:Thinly sliced roast beef with cheddar cheese, sliced tomatoes, purple onions and our yummy horseradish scallion sauce on Annarosa’s focaccia bread, grilled to perfection
Cuban Style Ham Melt
Our own version of this Latin classic made with hot Hearthstone honey ham, melted Swiss cheese, sweet roasted red peppers, pickles, Romaine lettuce and garlic Mayonnaise all rolled up in a flour tortilla. Fantastico! 
Veggie Chili- made with eggplant!
World Famous Lean Beef Chili
Tomato Soup

Daily Quiche
Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Brownies

See Our Daily Specials Page for more.

Open til 5:00 PM tonight!   For takeout orders please call 978.465.9600