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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
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Joplin, Missouri
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

For those unfamiliar with the concept "meat and 3" you are missing out. The menu changes each day and you choose your entree (meat) and 3 yummy sides. This is simply good southern food. No frills. Pretty much what you'd expect grandma to make after church. The prices are ridiculously reasonable and the service is very nice too. In our... More 

Thank Landlubber07
League City, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Very diverse selection of foods. Prices are very reasonable, portions are well sized for the price. Interior is nice, clean, with a retro look and feel.

Thank Mike U
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I had dinner at the Blue Plate Café on the recommendation of a friend. It was super! The crispy fried chicken and home cooked green beans were outstanding. It took me back to my mom's cooking, honestly. I wanted to go back again for breakfast, but that will have to wait for another trip. This place is a gem.

Thank donaldgosnell
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The place was clean, service was fantastic, food was great. All employees were friendly and right there with coffee or water, etc. I will go back.

Thank Denise P
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We ate breakfast here on our way out of Huntsville to get back on the road. The few times we drove past while we were visiting it looked very crowded, and breakfast time was no exception. Luckily, we were seated right away (party of four). I'm not sure what I was expecting for breakfast at a "Southern diner" but I... More 

Thank Nikki C
Huntsville, Alabama
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We had lunch at the South Parkway site. It was a little hard to get to because of the road work, but worth it. We were seated immediately, SAM I AM was our waiter and he took our drink order and brought our drinks - bringing another as the meal went on. My friend had the salad which was enough... More 

1 Thank Nancy R
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Blue Plate Cafe is a southern comfort food diner. We went here for breakfast and the servings are huge! We had pancakes, omelette, and grits. Waitstaff was very attentive and friendly. From what I saw, lunch was a typical home-style meat and three.

1 Thank Joe L
York, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Found it on Trip Advisor...Loved all the negative/terrible postings..We could not believe a business would still exist with those comments..We just had to check it out....Arrived 9 AM, quick seating and coffee in hand BEFORE the menu...Attentive server Brittany...She even offered a "to go" coffee...'Nuff said...Enjoyed every minute.

Thank retiredchuck
Falcon, Colorado, United States
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Been here for breakfast many many times. Omelettes are great, very berry pancakes are fabulous. Good coffee. You can get tots with your meal! They always offer a cup of coffee to go which is nice. Recommended for breakfast. I've never eaten other meals here.

1 Thank Shawn B
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

There is a reason this place is always crowded. It is wonderful!!! The lunch plates never disappoint. The staff are friendly and do a really good job. I love getting lunch from here.

1 Thank hayes2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?