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Hot Plate

4138 Bowling Green Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-7616
+1 270-586-4245
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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05:00 - 19:30 Hours
4138 Bowling Green Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-7616
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good. The staff is is friendly and attentive, and the menu is varied. The fried catfish special on Friday is as good as you will find anywhere.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great as usual. The food is always fresh and good. Southern cooking at its best. The country fried steak was very good this trip.

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The hot plate is a pole barn but truckers and pick up trucks lined the road. They have dine in and carry out. The waitress was very nice, the food was good and inexpensive and the place was clean.

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

My wife and I enjoy meat and threes, and Hot Plate had been recommended to us. The food was pretty good. The veggies were hot but the barbecue was not. Nothing special about the veggies, but they were okay. The server may have been having...More

Thank Shaconage
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Hot Plate is a very large open room with a bunch of tables and chairs. It can be loud. Food is exactly what you would expect of a place like this. Nothing that stands out and nothing too objectionable. Prices in-line with what you...More

Thank stanaljones
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Place is out in rural area, not a variety of food. Staff wasnt very friendly. I had eggs, ham and buscuits. The ham was very dry

Thank Wkupiper
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered the fajita chicken salad which was really tasty. The chicken was great. I would have preferred a lot more vegetables in the salad and more salad in general as the dish was very cheese heavy compared to anything else. I think the salad...More

Thank Nineteeen
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Decided at the last minute to stop by and enjoy. As usual the food was outstanding. I had the roast beef with mashed potatoes, turnip greens, abd macaroni and cheese. Had the coconut pie for desert.

Thank Ed D
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The food is mediocre. Nothing special. Horrible service. Was ignored by waitress for 20 mins. No drink refills. Only whispers behind me and wifes back. This place is lacking diversity and runs high on ignorance and has a degree in rudeness.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

14 Friends went to The Hot Plate for Breakfast, the Food was good but the Country Ham was OUT OF THIS WORLD! The Service was Great and The Prices were unbelievably low! Our next Breakfast was planned for Cracker Barrel but we ALL agreed to...More

Thank Tony M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 19:30
05:00 - 19:30
05:00 - 19:30
05:00 - 19:30
05:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4138 Bowling Green Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-7616
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 270-586-4245
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