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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.
Saturday Specials

Fresh Berry Spinach Salad
Roasted chicken breast, fresh strawberries and blueberries, toasted pecans and goat cheese over baby spinach, drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette.  
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!  
Creamy Carrot Soup
A delicious blend of fresh carrots, cream, ginger and spices! 
Gazpacho - Our homemade chilled tomato soup with cucumbers, onion, garlic, honey, tarragon and spices topped with a dollop of sour cream and scallions - this cool, tasty treat packs a spicy punch!
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! Bring your pup for lunch or dinner on our dog-friendly patio!
For  picnic takeout orders please call 978.465.9600