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371 1/2 Richland Ave, Athens, OH 45701-3206
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11:00 - 13:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 13:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 20:30
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had brunch here with family and friends the day after our wedding. I loved the buffet offerings - they were creative and mostly vegetarian. We had people from ages 4-87 in our group, and everyone enjoyed their meals.

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Thank Carly G
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Steadfast delicious offerings, my favorite place...beautiful, relaxing and funky. Staff treats you like family. Pricing $14-20 for a large yummy entree.

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Thank annerie h
Athens, Ohio
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Purple Chopstix is one of the better and nicer dining options for dinner in Athens. The menu has a good variety of choices which include curries, seafood, pastas, and vegetarian options. All the menu items that I have had over the years are quite tasty. It is not a Chinese restaurant despite the name. It is a BYOB restaurant, so... More 

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Thank Showboat124
Vienna, West Virginia
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

The food was very good, service excellent, our server was top notch. We were there for a friends' birthday and were a party of 11, she explained the menu and specialties well. Appetizers, salads/soups and entree were all served at appropriate times and we were all served together, rather than bringing out entrees while some people were still eating appetizers.... More 

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Thank Alan M
NW Ohio
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat when I'm in Athens. On numerous business trips their menu has intrigued me. First the Yellow Indian Curry, with a number of different vegetables and flavors, and, Yes! Even the zucchini tastes good! I never like zucchini. Next time is was the Bolivian Al Gusto. More tasty veggies, with chicken. The spicy beans... More 

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Thank Lewis D
Athens, Ohio
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

One of the worst "restaurant" experiences I've ever had. First, we walk in, and there's no one inside - no diners or staff, even after banging the gong for service (yes, that's an actual thing). Eventually a woman pops in and tells us to sit wherever and the buffet is set up here. We probably should have just left then... More 

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Thank Peter W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This eccentric little Athens eatery combines local artwork, a creekside patio, and delicious Asian-inspired food at reasonable prices. They are very welcoming to guests with special dietary restrictions, and every dish is made fresh. Thank you for a great dinner!

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Thank Libby M
Athens, Ohio
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

I wound up there with a friend. I still don't understand the hours. But if you can catch it open, Go, Go, Go! Very, very good food. You can't get it anywhere else on earth. I had this peanutty, gingery chicken that was a total palate pleaser. I didn't pay that day, but it bet it's pricey :)

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Thank Autumn S
Carbondale, Colorado
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

100% unique and creatively decorated Purple Chopstix is a must see for anyone visiting Athens! This completely hip restaurant has delicious handcrafted eats sourced locally and caters to even the most sophisticated vegan and vegetarian pallets, while not compromising that of the carnivores. Aside from the incredibly satisfying food, the decoration is enough to make the visit worth while! This... More 

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Thank emilygood
Portsmouth, Ohio
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is the first time we had eaten at the Purple Chopstix and were very impressed. I had the seafood crepes and my niece had the sweet potato pasta. My husband had fish. The food and service were outstanding. We ate outside on the deck and walked across the bridge and around the path behind the restaurant. Walking through the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 13:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 1/2 Richland Ave, Athens, OH 45701-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?