Purple Dot Cafe

★★★★☆
  • 515 Maynard Ave S

    Seattle, WA 98104

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  • 206-622-0288

About Purple Dot Cafe

Hours
9 a.m.-1 a.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-3:30 a.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-3:30a.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Sunday

Food

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The staff was friendly, the dim sum was great, and the restaurant was very clean. I will go back again.

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★★★★★

The staff was friendly, the dim sum was great, and the restaurant was very clean. I will go back again.

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Food tasted bland no flavor what so ever. I would not come back. I really despise the food but the place is looks nice. I'm being honest and critical.

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★☆☆☆☆

Food tasted bland no flavor what so ever. I would not come back. I really despise the food but the place is looks nice. I'm being honest and critical.

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I dined at the Purple Dot Cafe on a Vacation with some friends. We ordered a wide variety of food. I ordered the Rib Eye. This has to have been the most DELICIOUS piece of steak i have ever tasted. We also tried the French toast. I have never eaten such an exquisite french toast in my life. If i am in Seattle again i will most definitely stop in again. Along with the Cajun Wings, garlic honey ribs and calm, cool ambiance i must admit i was VERY impressed with this small whole in the wall, hidden gem.!

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★★★★☆

I dined at the Purple Dot Cafe on a Vacation with some friends. We ordered a wide variety of food. I ordered the Rib Eye. This has to have been the most DELICIOUS piece of steak i have ever tasted. We also tried the French toast. I have never eaten such an exquisite french toast in my life. If i am in Seattle again i will most definitely stop in again. Along with the Cajun Wings, garlic honey ribs and calm, cool ambiance i must admit i was VERY impressed with this small whole in the wall, hidden gem.!

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I went here for dim sum on a weekend, and I thought it was great! This place is in a great location right in the center of the international district. It is clean with good service and the food was good too.

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★★★★☆

I went here for dim sum on a weekend, and I thought it was great! This place is in a great location right in the center of the international district. It is clean with good service and the food was good too.

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The food at Purple Dot is decent and it's open until 2 or 3AM! It's a great place to go with friends when you have a mid-night craving. Service is good too.

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★★★★☆

The food at Purple Dot is decent and it's open until 2 or 3AM! It's a great place to go with friends when you have a mid-night craving. Service is good too.

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The Purple Dot cafe offers a tasty selection of Dim Sum on weekends that can't be beat. They have all the usual selection of steamed buns and lots of dishes with shrimp. The best deal are the pork buns (baked or steamed) because they are counted as a small dish and thus are only around $3 for 3!

I will definitely be coming back here.

4
★★★★☆

The Purple Dot cafe offers a tasty selection of Dim Sum on weekends that can't be beat. They have all the usual selection of steamed buns and lots of dishes with shrimp. The best deal are the pork buns (baked or steamed) because they are counted as a small dish and thus are only around $3 for 3!

I will definitely be coming back here.

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I've come here at least 30 times, when I'm in the mood for some chinese food I usually go to this place. You might get kinda worried at first cause from the outside it looks really gh3tto and there are bums all over the place, but if you're okay with that this is a good place to come late night

They have a wide variety of food from american-chinese-japanese, etc... I recommend getting the bitter melon beef.

The only thing I really dont like about this place that is some of the waiters dont speak English too well and you can see them take breaks and smoke outside.. but still - great food, place inside is clean. go figure

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★★★☆☆

I've come here at least 30 times, when I'm in the mood for some chinese food I usually go to this place. You might get kinda worried at first cause from the outside it looks really gh3tto and there are bums all over the place, but if you're okay with that this is a good place to come late night

They have a wide variety of food from american-chinese-japanese, etc... I recommend getting the bitter melon beef.

The only thing I really dont like about this place that is some of the waiters dont speak English too well and you can see them take breaks and smoke outside.. but still - great food, place inside is clean. go figure

Pros: good food, nice ambience, price is right

Cons: service, location + parking

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I began dining at Purple Dot when it had first opened, back when they had their glittery tabletops. I miss those tabletops. Anyway, I went back after the management had [apparently] changed hands and was not impressed...so I stayed away for a while. Until of course, one late night when I was craving something salty and couldn't figure out where to eat. That was when I discovered their salty fish fried rice. To dieeeeee for if you're looking for that perfectly salty but not over the top dish. Along with that I love to order the House Special Chow Mein which they use the crispy noodle to create. It has shrimp, squid, and bok choy among other things in it. It doesn't exactly make sense with the other dishes, but I ADORE their french toast dish. The french toast is deep-fried, and has a sort of creamy jam in the center. Topped with lots of butter, this is a huge treat. The extra-special thing about this place is that it's open very late into the night, so you can always count on being satisfied at whatever time it is that you decide you're hungry.

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★★★★★

I began dining at Purple Dot when it had first opened, back when they had their glittery tabletops. I miss those tabletops. Anyway, I went back after the management had [apparently] changed hands and was not impressed...so I stayed away for a while. Until of course, one late night when I was craving something salty and couldn't figure out where to eat. That was when I discovered their salty fish fried rice. To dieeeeee for if you're looking for that perfectly salty but not over the top dish. Along with that I love to order the House Special Chow Mein which they use the crispy noodle to create. It has shrimp, squid, and bok choy among other things in it. It doesn't exactly make sense with the other dishes, but I ADORE their french toast dish. The french toast is deep-fried, and has a sort of creamy jam in the center. Topped with lots of butter, this is a huge treat. The extra-special thing about this place is that it's open very late into the night, so you can always count on being satisfied at whatever time it is that you decide you're hungry.

Pros: great late-night dining

Cons: street parking

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As for style, this Chinese restaurant stands out from the rest. Pop music videos are played on a couple of TVs, and the decor is contemporary. I?ve eaten here at least a dozen times, and have mostly been satisfied. The salt and pepper squid is a great choice, and the Mongolian beef is always a winner. I?m not a fan of the deserts. I once did takeout, and there was a tiny fly under the desert. You can also get bubble tea here, which is OK if you don?t mind pearls that aren?t fresh. The sizes of the plates aren?t the largest in Chinatown, but the quality is usually above average. The congee here is good, but not the best. The service is decent, compared to the low standards of China town. Sometimes the kitchen staff gets overworked, and food can take a very long time to come out. Purple Dot is open very late on Fridays and Saturdays closing around 4AM, which makes it a great choice for late night ?sobering up food.?

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★★★☆☆

As for style, this Chinese restaurant stands out from the rest. Pop music videos are played on a couple of TVs, and the decor is contemporary. I?ve eaten here at least a dozen times, and have mostly been satisfied. The salt and pepper squid is a great choice, and the Mongolian beef is always a winner. I?m not a fan of the deserts. I once did takeout, and there was a tiny fly under the desert. You can also get bubble tea here, which is OK if you don?t mind pearls that aren?t fresh. The sizes of the plates aren?t the largest in Chinatown, but the quality is usually above average. The congee here is good, but not the best. The service is decent, compared to the low standards of China town. Sometimes the kitchen staff gets overworked, and food can take a very long time to come out. Purple Dot is open very late on Fridays and Saturdays closing around 4AM, which makes it a great choice for late night ?sobering up food.?

Pros: Late night hours for Friday and Saturday

Cons: Food waiting time

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Upon entering the Purple Dot, you feel like maybe you’ve stepped out of the International District and into the lobby of a futuristic ‘80s hotel. But never mind the décor, you’ll get your real surprise when you open the menu. Serving what…

 

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