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Blue Plate Cafe

#82 of 1,223 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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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Kitchener, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We found this breakfast to be pretty average. Line up was incredibly long, so you may want to reconsider if you are going during peak time. Biscuits were super tasty, but the rest of breakfast was average.

Thank JenLeG
Milan, Tennessee
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We met a good friend, at his recommendation, for breakfast on my wife's birthday. We were seated right away, and the server got drinks and order quickly. Food was hot, tastey and plentiful! This was a very relaxed meal, in a very pleasant atmosphere. We look forward to visiting again!

Thank rogndeb
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The parking lot was full and there was a waiting line to get in – thus suggesting that it was a great place to eat. NOT TRUE. The service was horrible. The white on the Sunny Side Up Eggs was not cooked – runny and slimy – thus causing a health risk. The waiter was not pleasant about returning them... More 

Thank John G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very quick service. Great meat & 3 along with plenty of other menu items. You have to try their cornbread and white bean soup.

Thank bedjasworld
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The portions are generous. Much like the portions you would get at a Denny's. The food was served quickly and hot. The waitress as well as the hostess were friendly and polite. The restaurant appears to have been an old house that was converted. The interior colors are cheerful and gives the country charm for relaxation. Parking can be a... More 

Thank Ron T
Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 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
Reviewed 27 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
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
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
Reviewed 7 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

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
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?