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10015 N Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835
208-772-8399
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food in homey atmosphere

Super informal, our rental car was the only "sedan" in the parking lot, everyone else in pickup trucks! Breakfast food was mostly well prepared, nice potatoes especially. Service was fine, rushed but friendly. Gravy for biscuits was bland, cinnamon roll was nice. Very much a place for locals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sue H
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super informal, our rental car was the only "sedan" in the parking lot, everyone else in pickup trucks! Breakfast food was mostly well prepared, nice potatoes especially. Service was fine, rushed but friendly. Gravy for biscuits was bland, cinnamon roll was nice. Very much a place for locals, which was nice. Basically standard breakfast spot, would return if in the... More 

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Thank Sue H
Vancouver, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Great offering of differant foods - some staples like hamburgers and an excellent taco salad too - very friendly staff you can tell the locals like this place too.

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Thank Scott B
Hayden Lake, Idaho
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Seat yourself. Fast service, but never felt rushed. Excellent breakfast choices, my favorite is "Frenchy" (eggs, ham steak and french toast), homemade jams on every table, great specials. Start your morning right!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We were regular customers at the Blue Plate for years, especially breakfast! Sadly, we've moved and can no longer enjoy Kim and the family at the BP. Bring your appetite and put on your social face - you're sure to know someone there!

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Thank binduni
Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I've eaten at Blue Plate over the past 3 1/2 yrs. The food is good, the service is great, the coffee needs help. This is no gourmand establishment. They specialize in good food cooked well and served simply hot and fresh. Try the Rick's sandwich for what McDonald's and all fast food breakfast sandwiches wish they could be. Or one... More 

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Thank D N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

The Blue Plate is textbook local diner serving a good breakfast. Clean, excellent and attentive service, superb food all at the right price. Had the breakfast sandwich and pancakes in our group. All hit the spot and exceeded expectation.

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Thank CoreStates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

small local diner with good food, fair prices and huge portions. We talked about our meal for the rest of the day.

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Thank Todd C
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Went there after doing laundry on our rv trip. Saw that they were closing in 15 minutes. Warmly greeted and told not to worry as they would be there cleaning. Ordered our food. Burgers were very good. Bun was extremely good, not the usual sesame seed one.

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Thank Richard L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants for breakfast. They have a good variety of food. All homemade and super yummy! The portion sizes are big too. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank xspechtme
CDA ID
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Very good food, large portion and fair price. Service is fast and friendly, small café so you may have to wait but worth it. Homemade jelly and jams, and some of the best FRESH ice tea I've had in long while, and the glass was kept full!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10015 N Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hayden
  • Phone Number: 208-772-8399

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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