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16 Main St, Saluda NC 28773 (828)749-1179

Located in historical Saluda with live music and outdoor dining available, The Purple Onion features a variety of ethnically and regionally inspired dishes with an emphasis on the Mediterranean's simple, healthful cuisines and a focus on freshness. The music happens on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, but the kitchen performs to rave reviews five days a week. The menu offers pizza, pasta, vegetarian, seafood, and meat dishes, utilizing locally raised trout and organic locally grown produce when available as well as fine wine and beers, including biodynamic and organic selections.

Fall Hours

Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday
Lunch 11am - 3pm
Dinner 5pm - 9pm

Closed Wednesday & Sunday




Upcoming Events

Sat Oct 25 @ 8:00PM 10:00PM
Laura Blackley Band
Thu Oct 30 @ 7:30PM 09:30PM
Michael Reno Harrell
Fri Oct 31 @ 7:00PM 09:00PM
Fred Whiskin on Piano
Sat Nov 01 @ 8:00PM
Marc Yaxley
Thu Nov 06 @ 7:30PM
Letters to Abigail