2017 SEASON OPENS:
Saturday, Mid-May through
*Main Road Construction & Weather Permitting
Saturdays & Sundays
(and Monday Holidays)
CAFE: 9 am - 5 pm
"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.
Drawing of post office (1965) Copyright C. Mohu
...dedicated to honor and memorialize those interred in the Mogollon Cemetery.
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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!
BEVERAGES: Soda Pop, Lemonade, Juice, Iced Tea, Coffee, Lattés
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)
Voted "BEST Green Chile
in Catron County"
Stop by and see why!