Purple Onion

restaurants / Cafe

Purple Onion information

Location
Gila National Forest , USA
Address
Main St
Prices
mains $5-10
Opening hours
9am-5pm Fri-Sun May-Oct
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Mogollon , a semi-ghost town, lies 4 miles north of Glenwood and then 9 miles east on steep and narrow Hwy 159 (inaccessible during the winter). Once an important mining town, it’s now rather deserted and empty, inhabited by only a few antique-like shops and, as is typical for middle-of-nowhere New Mexico, one proud little restaurant. This one is called the Purple Onion and it claims to serve the best burger in New Mexico. We’re not sure if it’s the best, but it’s pretty darn good, as are most of the homemade dishes at this friendly, weekend-only place.