The Purple Pig

3.5 stars 3.5 out of 5 5 ratings

500 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611

(312) 464-1744
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    3 ratingNovember 28, 2014

    The waiter was friendly, but not at all knowledgeable about which items were gluten free and stated that all cheese and meat are cut on the same surface as bread. I told him that I have severe allergic asthma to the point of having gone into anaphylaxis and he said he would talk to the chef. They selected a few items for me that they thought would be safe and I had no problems breathing at all. I do really like this place, but they definitely do no have a good protocol in place for dealing with customers who have to eat gluten free.

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    3 ratingMay 18, 2014

    I just went in for drinks. The waiter was really awkward. I found a hair in my drink then when I sent it back they brought me the same drink back again. Good margarita when I finally got a clean one. Cool atmosphere. I'd give it another try.

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    5 ratingFebruary 21, 2014

    I was lucky that the waiter had celiac disease himself. So he walked me through the menu and picked the best dishes I could have. The meal was wonderful and I had no problems at all.

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    2 ratingJune 12, 2013

    though the server was wonderful at trying to find me options, I got the impression the chef was not as sensitive. as a result, despite my best efforts, I was glutened. it wasn't too severe, but I doubt I'd go back.

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    4 ratingMay 01, 2013

    The server was well versed in celiac disease and cross contamination and there were more than a couple options available.

Monday
11:30 am – 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am – 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am – 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am – 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am – 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am – 1:00 am
Sunday
11:30 am – 12:00 am

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