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“Friendly service, fresh food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Purple Onion - CLOSED

The Purple Onion
Cuisines: Canadian
Description: No web page but you can see urbanspoon.com. It may show under Courtenay. Great little place doqwn from the mall. Breakfast and lunch. Something for everyone - Mexican stuff, tourtiere, salads and great baking
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Description: No web page but you can see urbanspoon.com. It may show under Courtenay. Great little place doqwn from the mall. Breakfast and lunch. Something for everyone - Mexican stuff, tourtiere, salads and great baking
British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Friendly service, fresh food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

This is a locals' favourite in downtown Comox, tucked in just up from the marina. Coffee is great & the food is made from scratch.
Supports local food producers & showcases local artists. Owner is present, friendly & very attentive.
Not always the quickest stop, but an espresso drink and food made fresh & from scratch is worth a short wait.

Visited January 2013
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Thank JayeFaye123
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9 reviews from our community

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English first
Vancouver Island, Canada
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“They care about their food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

This place may seem like another coffee shop with a panini press, but they are more than just that.

They care about their food and they have very friendly service. They also have local food and are very knowledgeable about what is in their food.

Great addition to the Comox harbour area...

  • Visited February 2012
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1 Thank FarrantFamily
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Comox, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Little Downtown Deli”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2012

I love their fresh daily soups, salads and enchiladas! The gluten-free goodies are a real treat too!

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Thank KerryinComox
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Comox, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

Good food great service, but it's a bit pricey but worth a visit. Cute little spot they have not to far of a walk to parks and to the ocean.

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Thank Nicole D
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Comox, Canada
Level Contributor
278 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“great spot, breakfast mid morning or lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2011

I go here quite often. I try to get away with coffee mid morning but it is too good. Muffins, cookies, parfaits, very original.
Lunch could be salad, a panini or panini and salad or soup. Chicken pot pie, tourtiere,
tacos, burritos etc. It isd down from the mall near the wharf.

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank cactus52
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