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Blue Plate

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American, Californian, Contemporary
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3218 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-5007 (Valencia St.)
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.
415-282-6777
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Comforting Comfort Food

Now this is a friendly place to go for dinner. Everyone who is working here seems to really like their job and serving their clientele. All the items on the menu could be considered comfort food. We started off with a very unique cauliflower soup. Since it's one of their specials I had the fried... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
Napamel
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Napa, California, United States
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  • Fine Dining
  • Reservations
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Napa, California, United States
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337 reviews 337 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Now this is a friendly place to go for dinner. Everyone who is working here seems to really like their job and serving their clientele. All the items on the menu could be considered comfort food. We started off with a very unique cauliflower soup. Since it's one of their specials I had the fried chicken with macaroni salad on... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner there to celebrate my son's birthday and it was a fantastic meal! I had the asparagus risotto with pancetta, and it was wonderful. The six of us shared samples - crab ravioli, meatloaf and multiple appetizers - and they were all great. The staff was efficient and pleasant. I'd definitely go back.

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Chengdu, China
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153 reviews 153 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I do love good food and this place delivers. The gnocchi with pork belly was supberb, as were the devil eggs. Equally delicious were the fried chicken and ravioli. The granita was interesting. The wines are good, the service really good nd the atmosphere very good. Do yourself a favour and eat here, it is really good and a gem.

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Berkeley, California, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I guess the Mission has gathered a bunch of really good restaurants, but it's still surprising to see the still rundown appearance of the neighborhood and then get to a place that is just so delightful and serious about food and friendly and serious about food and relaxed and serious about food. What a nice place this is. My wife... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We were wooed into dining at this restaurant one night waiting for our reservation at Emmy's Spaghetti Shack. The Spanish wine and the grilled squid and macaroni and cheese we had to quell our hunger were excellent. We ended up canceling our reservation at Emmy's, buying a bottle of the wine we were drinking, and ordering some of the dishes... More 

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atlanta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My daughter suggested our group dine at this location as she had been there previously. She does not give praise lightly. She was dead on. Such a great place. Much smaller than I expected, with a great interior vibe. Most at the table got the meat loaf, which was spectacular. I got the short ribs, which is always a gamble.... More 

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Atlanta
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went with a group of six on a Friday evening and had a blast. A quirky place that serves top drawer comfort food (loved the meatloaf!) with great service and a fun345047186 atmosphere. Give it a try.

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Santa Rosa, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a great surprise! My husband had visited the Blue Plate previously in the week, and wanted to take me there on our way home from Monterey. We brought our daughter and her friend, who is a vegetarian. No problems for her on the menu at all. It was a hot day for SF, so I nice little bit of... More 

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If anyone has ever been to the The Dahlia in Seattle 20yrs ago then you will understand this twisted, wickedly fantastic home cooked style of cuisine. I cannot believe the combination of flavors we experienced. A wonderfully sinful menagerie of foods that worked to perfection. Trying to explain what we ate and enjoyed would be an insult to the chef.... More 

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Yorktown Heights, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We visited this restaurant on a Sunday evening for a special occasion. The wait staff was excellent. We brought along a 30 year old vintage wine which they handily decanted and strained for us as the cork did separate a bit. This was a magnum so two decanters were necessary and a corkage fee of thirty dollars was applied. Along... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3218 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-5007
    (Valencia St.)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 415-282-6777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?