2017 SEASON OPENS:

 

 Saturday, Mid-May through

Mid-OCTOBER

*Main  Road Construction & Weather Permitting

 

Saturdays & Sundays

(and Monday Holidays)

 

CAFE: 9 am - 5 pm

 

 

Testimonials

 

 

"The Purple Onion has the best hamburgers

ever and don't forget the yummy choice

selections of pies!"

 

 

 

 

"LOVE THE FOOD at the Purple Onion!"

 

 

"Purple Onion Cafe is the best - food is fresh

and tasty and the people are so friendly.

Get the green chile burger—

it's out of this world."

...the ghost town that refuses to die.

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Drawing of post office (1965) Copyright C. Mohu

THE PURPLE ONION CAFE´

 

Amy Pederson and Tom Miller, a dynamic husband and wife team, pour "love" into their food and service and do all it takes to make your dining experience "out of this world." Tasting is believing — the food is delicious!

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BEVERAGES:  Soda Pop, Lemonade, Juice, Iced Tea, Coffee, Lattés

  BREAKFAST:

Eggs

Bacon

Sausage

Burritos

Omelets

LUNCH:

Hamburgers

Bacon Cheeseburgers

BLT's

Hotdogs

Grilled Cheese

Vegeterian Entrees

SNACKS:

Ice Cream

Milk Shakes

Brownies

Pies

The original building was once a post office, opening at the turn of the century in 1900 and coming to a close in 1969. Vivian Wray, a retired school teacher, was the Post Mistress for 20 years and she was known to bake and serve pies out of the building along with a cool beverage.

Mogollon Post Office (1965)

(Photo courtesy of Mogollon Enterprises)

The Purple Onion Cafe pictured today as it greets its many visitors. The building was restored and reopened as The Purple Onion Cafe in the spring of 2002.

Voted "BEST Green Chile

Bacon Cheeseburger

in Catron County"

 

Stop by and see why!

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