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Blue Plate Cafe

5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
+1 901-761-9696
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“sawmill gravy” (6 reviews)
“country ham” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

December 22, 2017 - The Peabody Hotel concierge told us this was her favorite breakfast place in downtown Memphis. So, one morning, we walked the short distance to the Blue Plate Cafe. The Cafe overlooks a small park, has a neon sign, wood floors, and...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Breakfast foods were good. All food was freshly prepared. The biscuit and gravy were delicious. However, service was just subpar on this visit. Had to wait on waitress for ordering food, beverage refill and food bill. @ARousseauPic #ARousseauPic #MemphisTN #BluePlate #Memphis

Thank A. R
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Having arrived from Chicago during a two week tour of the states we were starving so decided to give this place a try. The breakfast was HUGE ( by anyone’s standards - so many choices to be made and if we’d have thought about it...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 12 December 2017

When you arrive on a Saturday morning and there is a 30 minute wait for breakfast it should be a good sign that the place is good.....and I was NOT disappointed. Biscuits and sawmill gravy were delicious, omelettes cooked perfectly, and their potatoes are exceptional!...More

Thank Travelle R
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I had breakfast here recently. This was my first time, but definitely not my last. I was seated quickly and coffee with creamer were delivered HOT and quick. Waitress took my order and in just a few minutes, my biscuits, cream gravy and butter were...More

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Portions are large and prices reasonable. Biscuits are above average, gravy could use some additional flavor. Hash browns are yummy. Service was pleasant and attentive.

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My husband n I had breakfast here a little while back. It was terrific. The wait was totally worth it. All the art for sale is way over priced in my opinion but would definitely eat there again.

Thank RAChampeau
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This restaurant is located in a converted house. They are only open until 2:00pm. Breakfast is served all day. Only had lunch once, but the meat and veggies were good. However on this visit, I was led through the restroom hallway to get to my...More

Thank kdp43
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had a 4 night / 5 day mini vacation in Memphis. Thank goodness hubby read about this restaurant on line. It is the greatest. Tne food is outstanding, the service fabulous and tne prices ridiculously reasonable. Luckily it was right around the corner from...More

Thank MerJim
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I ordered White Bean Soup and cornbread to go. Got home. Bread was burned. Took it back so they could fix problem . Man at counter said it was not burned Then he took it from me, threw in garbage, said problem fixed Did I...More

Thank Davidv1955
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marty m
28 November 2015|
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Response from luvs2travel_0107 | Reviewed this property |
I think they would be able to but might want to call in advance, they are really busy on the weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-761-9696
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