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The Purple House Cafe

€€ - €€€Pizza, Cafe,
165 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M1, Canada
+1 613-463-9296
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pizza, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
165 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling through the area by boat and came ashore to visit. This was everyone's recommendation on where to eat. The atmosphere was funky and fun and the pizza we had was good...but not great. The salads looked very good. I felt they were...More

Thank Bayou-Babies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since you’re either planning on visiting or currently in Gananoque I’ll assume you like the outdoors??!! If that’s the case - DONT GO HERE. The outdoor patio is too amazing. It’s all mine dammit. Stay away!! It’s currently in my top 5 favourite patios of...More

Thank medicryan911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten pizza all over the world and honestly this place serves up some of the very best. Hot, delicious with that wood fired authentic taste. Lots of repeat customers. Friendly. Casual.

Thank EMtravelers
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Cafe consists of quaint little bistro style tables and picnic tables in the rear. We arrived just after a huge crowd had just disembarked from an islands cruise so seating was limited but we were able to secure a picnic table with the understanding that...More

Thank Hikingrocks
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great pizza in an atmosphere that is relaxed and welcoming. Be sure to arrive early to get a place on the patio. The staff are efficient and engaging. A must while staying in Gananoque.

Thank Glenn15
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Very close to the Gananoque Boat Line cruise dock (so you can leave your car in the already-paid-for parking lot), this is a really nice place to go for a bite to eat after the cruise, or maybe just a drink or coffee. Very friendly...More

Thank jbmcnair
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We tried to have dinner there on a Saturday night before the theatre, but the line up was too long! We came back Sunday night at 8 after our boat cruise and managed to snag the last table. The pizza is the specialty here from...More

Thank TSMTor
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I visited café with my foreign friends in July 2018. Before going for the boat cruise we were looking for a place to have a lunch. We found a hidden café behind the trees close to parking lot. This small restaurant is amazing. Food is...More

Thank Cri1230
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

this place has a very nice courtyard to eat outside when the weather is nice. the pizza is pretty good also. i recommend the pepperoni and mushroom although the others looks tasty also. in bad weather you can sit inside and the decor has a...More

Thank 1000islandsdude
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday afternoon before our boat cruise. I ordered the shrimp pizza which was a very thick layer of goat cheese, a couple of cherry tomatoes, and the kind of shrimp you get in one of those shrimp rings. I found...More

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7 July 2018|
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Response from flowrgrl2018 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they have take out, they do have take out containers, but it is definately worth it to sit and enjoy the atmosphere.
Bruce W
13 September 2016|
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Response from my name h | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Gananoque
  • Phone Number: +1 613-463-9296
  • E-mail
We are a seasonal business please check our Facebook page for undated hours of operation. Our pizza is cooked an in outdoor oven so if it is raining we will not be open. Licensed, friendly cafe serving wood fired pizza, salads and home made desserts. We are open evenings and weekends in the spring and fall and lunch and dinner 7 days a week during July and August. No reservations due to our size, gluten free and vegan available. No takeaway.
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