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Blue Plate

3218 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-5007 (Mission)
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Ranked #666 of 4,950 Restaurants in San Francisco
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Price range: $20 - $40
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Californian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Mission
Cross street: Valencia St.
Transit: The Blue Plate is located at the stop for the following bus lines: 14, 49 and 67. Bart riders should get off on the 24th and Mission station.
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London, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had this place recommended to us by a local and it didn't disappoint. We arrived late and were the last ones in the place on a Thursday but it wasn't a problem at all and we didn't get that 'please hurry up!' feeling you can sometimes get from the front of house staff. We shared a starter, had a... More

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Perth, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We sat in the front area with a view into one of the kitchens of Blue Plate - a cosy but upbeat restaurant in the Mission District of San Francisco. While the food is excellent, a word of warning to future clients - the servings are enormous! One of us ordered the chicken liver parfait followed by the sirloin and... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It is a house turned into a restaurant and so it has that very personal ambience that is enjoyable in an eatery. The service was wonderful, and friendly without being intrusive. Further, even though my son was given given the wrong entree it was changed quickly and with profuse apologies. As to the food, the farro appetizer was delicious and... More

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BluePlateSF, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this review

Boedicea, Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to share your experience. I am glad you ventured out into our garden for dessert. It is a great way to finish your meal and even when it's a bit chilly it's a nice respite from the city. I apologize for over-seasoning your fried chicken. We try to... More

Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Fried chicken with a hint of spice and Meatloaf that makes the heart happy are just two of the wonderful dishes on the menu at Blue Plate. The Pork Chop is also a crowd pleaser and all this is prepared in open kitchen style at the front of the restaurant. My husband's seasonal salad of heirloom tomatoes and peaches was... More

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San Francisco
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great neighborhood gem. I had two starters as my main meal. The waitress was very helpful with her suggestions. Starter - sea scallops that were perfect. 1/2 bottle of Galician Albarino. Then the chef brought out a sample of the lamb ravioli. And that broth was sublime. Next came the farro with poached egg and cheese sauce. Comfort in a... More

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BluePlateSF, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! I am glad you had a chance to try the scallops with the Do Ferreiro Albarino. Great combo. More

Bellevue, Washington
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

First of all the staff is wonderful and give you just the right amount of attention that makes you feel at home and special. The food was superb with every dish a delight. Deviled eggs, stuffed calimari and yes, meat loaf, better than mom's. But the piece de resistance was key lime pie, simply yummy with a perfect crust. What... More

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Sonora, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Small resturant without a crowded feeling. Very cozy. The food was wonderful, we had the trout deviled eggs, sardine crostini and the mac n cheese and they were all wonderful! The foccacia served is to die for. Would definately return!

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was tasty (try the pork belly), the service was reasonably attentive. I liked it but it wasn't outstanding

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Edmonton, Canada
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I would say, "They've almost got it." Personally I would prefer a different selection, can't really put my finger on it. We started with the Peppers and the truffle and goat cheese brandade. Both very good, actually my favorite part of the meal. The meat lovers were thrilled with their rib eye for two and another companion was pleased with... More

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Berkeley, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I visited Blue Plate last June and was so impressed that I chose it for my B'day bash this Oct. The meatloaf is killer. I have a healthy appetite, and cannot finish it all, which is fine 'cause I love a meatloaf sandwich for lunch. The mash potatoes and green beans are a perfect combo to this 50's classic. I... More

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