Purple Poulet

A Southern Bourbon Bistro


COVID-19 Hours & Menu

Purple Poulet is offering carry-out Thursday through Saturday from 5:00–8:00 pm. Please call 859-916-5602 to order. Our limited menu and family meal specials include:


$39 Chicken Meal Deal

Select two of our most popular chicken entrées, with choice of either one appetizer OR one dessert.

$45 Chicken/Seafood Mix & Match

Select one chicken and one seafood entrée, with choice of either one appetizer OR one dessert.

$51 Seafood Meal Deal

Select two of our most popular seafood entrées, with choice of either one appetizer OR one dessert.


Chicken Entrées

“Claim to Fame” Fried Chicken
Chicken and Waffle
Chicken Fricassee

Seafood Entrées

Shrimp ‘n’ Grits
Fried Catfish

Appetizers & Desserts

Pimento Cheese
Fried Green Tomatoes
Bread Pudding
Fruit Cobbler

 All appetizers, entrees, and desserts listed above may be ordered individually as well 
We are also offering bottles of wine and canned and bottled beers for carry out
Curbside service is available and gift cards are still being offered during this limited service
Ask about our daily dinner specials when ordering

We at the Purple Poulet are extremely grateful for your continued support during this difficult time.
We are excited to serve you with our to go options, and we look forward to seeing you for dinner once all limitations are lifted.



Charleston & New Orleans in the Bluegrass

Purple Poulet is a southern bourbon bistro inspired by the cuisines of Charleston and New Orleans, with an infusion of Kentucky. Perfect for a dinner with friends, a special occasion or simply any occasion. It’s our mission to provide an unparalleled dining experience — one that reflects the original culture and flavors of the Bluegrass State and the Deep South.



Named Best Fried Chicken in Kentucky by Southern Living


Read • Watch • Listen

What people are saying about us.

Southern Living

October 2018

The Best Fried Chicken in Every State

Fort Thomas Matters

25th March 2016

The Purple Poulet struts their stuff

Bellevue Dayton Sun

15th March 2016

Purple chickens invade Dayton, KY

Bellevue Dayton Sun

2nd February 2016

Seasoned chef to open chic bistro in Dayton, KY

Being Southern is about more than our food. It is about devotion to our roots, a sense of place, of tradition, of family, of hard work and each other. To that end, we proudly present Purple Poulet, a Southern Bourbon Bistro where farm-fresh ingredients, classic southern cooking, southern culture
and hospitality await you.