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Blue Plate Diner

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$$ - $$$
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665 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-6352
+1 401-848-9500
06:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I like this place for coffe in the morning and eggs with sausages but i believe from my expirience that i wouldent eat dinner or lunch, always stating my personal opinion nothing more nothing less

1 Thank John P
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I belong to a group that meets regularly here for breakfast. I also eat lunch here occasionally. The decorations are unique and the food is excellent.

1 Thank hsretired
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Very good service and selection of meals. Served fresh and promptly. Someone there knows how a diner experience should be. Just speaking from NY life experience. No issues.

1 Thank markn733
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

While working in Newport I would frequent the Blue Plate in their early years. It offered the typical "diner" foods with a twist demonstrating a high degree of skill and imagination. Much pride shown throughout as it has always been clean and service prompt and courteous. Decided to reminisce and visit the Blue Plate after a tour of The Elms.... More 

1 Thank BlueDevil67
San Diego, California
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228 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Small place but pretty good. Pancakes were very dry because they were cooked to long. Omelette was great and so were the home fries! Waitress was very nice and attentive and did a good job on balancing coming to the table and letting us eat. The establishment was very clean, not much parking though so hopefully it's not busy when... More 

1 Thank Adam J
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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273 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We ate here for breakfast on our visit to Newport. The menu was extensive and we didn't have to wait for a table. I ordered the "healthy" Greek breakfast wrap and although it was yummy, I had to keep draining the grease out of it so I don't believe it was healthy. My husband had the corned beef hash eggs... More 

1 Thank Kim449
Highland Mills, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Best diner I've been in so far. Imagine a team of professionals, everybody helping each other, no one missing a beat. Our waitress was the best, the kind of waitress you hope for, a pro's pro! All our meals showed up quickly (and the place was packed), all cooked to order as we asked. Corn beef hash - great, rye... More 

1 Thank FloodyFlood
Annapolis, Maryland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Went a few times. The food is good and reasonably priced. My daughter likes their food. Had breakfast and lunch there. My daughter likes the pancakes and I like the BLT sandwich.

1 Thank kimbD5338BC
Lynbrook, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My family travels often to Newport, RI and we stay in the hotels on the strip of West Main Road in Middletown. We frequent this diner due to it's location and ease of accommodating us when other local restaurants are full or closed. The diner is large and clean - can accommodate large groups of people at one time, and... More 

1 Thank Dana C
NE Florida
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127 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were on our way to a wedding and decided we needed some lunch before we got to the reception later. Saw the Blue Plate on the way and stopped in for lunch. I had some clam chowder and an egg salad sandwich, both were very good. My daughter had coconut chicken strips, also very good! This was a very... More 

1 Thank hanahwy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-6352
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-848-9500
Diner fare with an upscale, unique twist. Casual atmosphere. High quality, homemade food. Local eggs, local seafood, pancakes, waffles, omelets, burgers, sandwiches, salads, steaks and so much more! Local's favorite.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?