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Blue Plate Cafe Downtown

113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103 (Downtown)
(901) 523-2050
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Ranked #27 of 1,272 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Lauro de Freitas, BA
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Here for the St. Jude marathon and looking for a breakfast place close to my hotel. Came to Blue Plate. Unbelievable!!!! Ordered an omelet was outstanding and came w hash browns AND biscuits and gravy!! Service is fabulous and gracious. True southern hospitality at it's finest. Highly recommend if you are in Memphis. Worth it!!!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Big portions, little prices, and plenty of hospitality. Located at court square it is extremely convenient for the hotels near by and the food was absolutely amazing.

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Savannah, Georgia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The breakfast was good, especially the blueberry pancakes. But the service was slow. Convenient to the hotel and was better than the hotel food.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I cannot recommend this cafe highly enough. The service was warm and friendly, the portions huge and the food delicious. As an Australian we are not used to such big portions, but you couldn't possibly leave this place hungry. The above mentioned pancakes, no doubt a tribute to Elvis, were excellent and not too sweet. I would definitely go back.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This place was awesome, the food was as good as breakfast food can get. It is really inviting and the staff was moving and shaking and the price is very reasonable. Awesome job!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Took trip advisor advice and wasn't disappointed. Get there early because it fills up fast. My wife and I got there about 15 minutes after they opened in the morning. Seated right away, waited a while before waitress came over to take our order. Both of us got spinach, Swiss omlet. You have a choice, homefrys or 3 buttermilk pancakes,... More 

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sugarloaf shores fl
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

No idea that behind their doors was this homey café in the heart old downtown Memphis. Great sevice/food we were there Sun. am and it was packed---always a good indication that something special with this place. We were not disappointed. highly recommend!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Oh My Goodness! Fab coffee and juice. They brought fresh biscuits with butter and sausage gravy on the side. The biscuits were fluffy and hot. The gravy was only slightly think and that's fine by me. We had the omelettes with hash browns. There are little words to describe the flavor and amazing quality of the meal. My husband and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

For a start, let me point out that I visited here on my second day in the US, specifically looking for a blue-collar diner experience, so I was the ultimate tourist. I wasn't disappointed here! Local staff, very friendly, and very keen to explain dishes with me, seeing as staples like biscuits and gravy aren't exactly popular in Ireland! Between... More 

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Gardners, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went to this restaurant on Beale St on recommendation of hotel staff. Good sauce on ribs and good size portions. Restaurant is kind of rough looking but clean.

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Additional Information about Blue Plate Cafe Downtown

Address: 113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: (901) 523-2050
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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