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Purple Parrot

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American, Contemporary
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3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-1539 (38th Avenue)
+1 601-264-0656
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We loved everything about dinner here. Our waiter was helpful and attentive without being hovering. The kitchen was very good about accommodating my gluten issues. My char grilled oysters were fresh and nicely prepared. My husbands' crab bisque was delicious. His steak and my fish came out exactly as ordered. Even the side dishes, (maque choux and sweet potato hash)... More 

Thank kathie a
Laurel, Mississippi
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We came with another couple was set promptly several Frank's from the bar all was great we started with wonderful Fried green tomatoes and oysters. Two steaks , prime rib and the black grouper all prepared excellent the service was awesome our waiter jarred was spot on will request him next time we come back

Thank timanddarlene
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

IS this place for real? They hold themselves out to be a decent restaurant. My steak was so cold, the fat/butter/whatever that was on the plate alongside the steak was congealed. Gross. It was cold through and through. I suppose they cooked the steak first and then let it sit while they baked off the sweet potato, which was at... More 

1 Thank Carmen D
Nashville, TN
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

One of the best meals we've had in a LONG time. Quiet, relaxing atmosphere. Every bite of every part of the meal was to be savored. Rib eye was so very flavorful. Decadent chocolate mousse was one of best chocolate desserts we've ever had. Split for 2 easily. Pricey but worth it for a special dinner.

Thank ThankfulNashville_TN
Shreveport, Louisiana
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

My first time to eat there and it was a wonderful treat. It had a menu that was similar to a creative New Orleans restaurant. The menu also reminded me of a John Curence restaurant in Oxford! It was nice to find a great restaurant for lunch on the way back from Destin.

Thank TMcLa2013
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150 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner for our anniversary. We were not disappointed. Had the Duck Rolls, Corn and Crab Bisque, and the Blackened Snapper. If that wasn't enough, we also had the chocolate decadence for dessert. Excellent meal. Absolutely no complaints. From the time we walked in till the time we left, we absolutely enjoyed everything. The waiter and manager went over... More 

Thank JohnnyK3871
Fortson, GA
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233 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We had a party of 8 for dinner on Saturday evening 5/14 to celebrate an MBA college graduation. I wanted to go to the Purple Parrot because I had enjoyed it so much in the mid-1990s when I travelled to Hattiesburg on business several times. I had particularly enjoyed their fried green tomatoes (my first) and their ambiance (sophisticated, art-inspired,... More 

1 Thank RalphSchmitt
West Palm Beach, Florida
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123 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

What a lovely surprise this place was. The best of the best. The menu choices were all difficult to choose from. Unusual, but perfect, combinations. The fish was so amazingly fresh. The vegetables were so full of flavor. Really beautiful. I wish they would open a place like this in my home town. So great. The waitress was so sweet... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We went in and ordered drinks she brought us the drinks no water. then we ordered our appetizer and they brought it to someone else's table and then didn't even confront us until 20 minutes later. so we left before we ordered our dinner. They probably had great food but the service wasn't even good enough to get to the... More 

1 Thank katerima
Cabot, Arkansas
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118 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

This is next door to crescent city and a little more upscale. The food is great and you will most certainly enjoy. Give it a try and it will be in your top 2.

Thank FishCatcher2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-1539
    (38th Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 601-264-0656

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