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Blue Plate Cafe

#95 of 1,217 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
+1 901-761-9696
06:00 - 14:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Had lunch here a few weeks ago. Large selection but found it only okay. Disappointing. But the biggest problem was that the restaurant was dirty. They need to do some cleaning and updating.

Thank South691
Boca Raton, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

very pleasant experience! we had a fantastic breakfast. great service and food and a good value. we will be back.

Thank revdwt
Troy, Missouri
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast with the family. Had a great breakfast with huge portions. Staff very friendly. If we are ever back in Memphis will definitely come back

Thank Tonya W
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had six for breakfast and while we had to wait for a large table,- we requested to sit together- many party s of 2-4 were seated. The efficient service and huge portions more than made up for the wait. 2 of my family members worked at breakfast restaurants in the past and rated the Blue Plate Great all around.... More 

Thank dvlinde
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had breakfast at the blue plate cafe. Service was great! Our food came hot and delicious. French toast, pancakes, eggs benny. All wonderful. Biscuits and gravy to die for!

Thank UglyDogg
Overland Park, Kansas
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I'm not kidding'!!!! I have never had a better, more filling, top quality breakfast with excellent ingredients, at a breakfast restaurant. This is the real deal, and I highly, highly recommend this place for a superior breakfast experience!!!

Thank LeBonCatulus
Memphis, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We loved our breakfast at Blue Plate. Just good old fashioned breakfast, Everything was cooked perfectly and the biscuits are the best! The restaurant was clean, the service was awesome, and the food came out quick.The hours are limited and so is the parking, but its well worth it..

Thank Samuel S
Dania Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Such an attractive and homey place I could give it a favorable review just on scenery. But my breakfast plate was perfect. Spicy tasty well cooked sausage patties. Biscuits that just kept coming, light fluffy and served with gravy on side. Over easy eggs not burnt. It's amazing how many places can't get that simple order just right. Recommended.

Thank bornlate58
Memphis, Tennessee
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lunch menu starts at 11AM. Good menu, Pleasant waitstaff. Food has always been good. Good biscuits, good omelets, good grits, good coffee. All the things I care for.

Thank ScottCTN
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We all had breakfast.the biscuits were excellent. The pancakes I thought were very good.far better than IHOP and definitely not IHOP priced.bacon was also good.service w as very good.would definitely return

Thank Becky J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?