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Blue Plate Cafe

5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
+1 901-761-9696
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
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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
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I don't know if I'd go back. The interior is quaint and inviting though a bad, musty odor hit me as soon as I entered. The service wasn't bad, just not exceptional.

1  Thank Scott P
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

They have good variety of items on the menu. I had the Mexican roll ups (breakfast burritos served with a side of black beans, salsa and sour cream. It was very good but the portion was too large since I had already eaten their yummy...More

Thank Grace d
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We dined here a few years ago and loved it. However, this time, not so much. The food wasn't quite the same. Also, on this trip, my wife and sister-in-law complained about the scent of the women's restroom. It was very bad... in fact, they...More

Thank sirpres
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Exactly the kind of breakfast diner that you will delight in discovering. The food is hot, homemade, and affordable. The atmosphere and decour make you feel right at home. Footnote: the biscuits are fluffy and the gravy is superb!

1  Thank TheScepticalScholar
Reviewed 5 June 2017

True southern style hospitality, in an authentic old style restaurant, we had some great breakfast here, it was really good fun.

Thank Mac R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had a family lunch/brunch after church on Sunday. The wait was short and the food was so delicious. Their turnip greens are seasoned just the way I like them. Everyone was very pleased with their entrees. The service was great and the prices were...More

1  Thank 525leight
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Great breakfast. Very busy, had to wait about 20 minutes. But worth it. Lots of food! Service was quick.It was right near our hotel, too.

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We enjoyed eating here twice for breakfast during our stay in Memphis. Is is a few blocks from the Sheraton where we stayed. We especially enjoyed the biscuits and gravy.

Thank CNYfan
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate a late breakfast at the Blue Plate Cafe on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis. This restaurant has decent food and they do a good breakfast. Good hot coffee. Waiters are nice. But good grief- how long are the owners going...More

Thank 1horsie
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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