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Blue Plate Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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3210 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3632
+1 256-533-8808
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06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great to get a true southern cooked meal. We didn't have to wait long. Loved the atmosphere and staff was great.

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Thank Melanie H
Huntsville, Alabama
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great, inexpensive, Cafe... that serves tasty southern food. Fixed menu each day... try a few different days to enjoy what they offer.

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Thank J4Travels
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Blue Plate for Breakfast on Saturday morning!! Great food - breakfast burrito was awesome. My husband literally had everything in the burritos and he's a hard guy to fill up! Loved it! I had the classic blue plate which was very filling! The biscuits were extremely good too! Flakey, warm and not too salty! Would go there... More 

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Thank Allison C
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I are night shift, we don't have a lot of options for sit down "dinner". So it's nice to have them open so early and their food is so delicious! They even offer to-go and a daily special for dinner! Staff is always friendly and quick to deliver the food.

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Thank Lorna B
Huntsville, Alabama
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been to the Blue Plate on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed. The menu is replete with Southern favorites "Grits, Cheese Grits, Biscuits/w Country gravy, etc.) I usually have ordered a three ingredient omelet. Delicious! Service is both efficient and friendly. Simply by observation, you know it's going to be good, by the number of locals who repeatedly... More 

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Thank navy5717th
Madison, Alabama
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

No matter what you want you can find it at Blue Plate! The servers are down to earth and seem to genuinely enjoy what they do. They are helpful as well. A large crowd never throws them for a loop or frustrates them. The food is the best. You truly feel like you're eating at your Mother's kitchen table. The... More 

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Thank jzille
Southfield, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Blue Plate had a cozy feeling and quaint. The staff was friendly and the service was superb. Mia waited on my table and did an excellent job. I had the Specialty Plate with Green Beans, Black-eyed peas, and fried okra with cornbread. Reasonably priced for one meat and three sides. Home cooked taste. Whenever I return to Huntsville Blue Plate... More 

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Thank DBB58
Madison
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Blue Plate Cafe is my "go to" spot in Huntsville for breakfast and lunch. Traditional Southern cooking with friendly service. It is so popular, you may have trouble finding a parking space. Worth the wait for a parking space or a table. Go to the counter if you are in a hurry.

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Thank 58bernards
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nice server. Quick service and seating. Breakfast was okay but short of spectacular. For a basic breakfast and juice, it's fine.

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Thank Dana B
Huntsville, Alabama
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Blue Plate is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I have only been there for breakfast. It is very good. They have a very good variety of choices. Eggs, pancakes, and also lighter foods. The biscuits and cheesy grits are my favorites. My husband likes the cheesy hash browns. This is a large restaurant, so wait time is short.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3210 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3632
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-533-8808

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?