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“Poor Service and questionable cleanliness” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Plate Cafe

Blue Plate Cafe
5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
901-761-9696
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Ranked #126 of 1,271 Restaurants in Memphis
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Memphis
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Poor Service and questionable cleanliness”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

the waitresses were arguing in front of the customers (and they had a full house) and then our waitress smelled liked she hadn't bathed in a week and looked extremely unkept. She was rude and obviously mad.

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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Always Wonderful Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Blue Plate never lets me down when I'm craving good breakfast food. Pancakes, waffles, whatever you want - it's all great! I highly recommend it. It gets busy, but they know how to move the crowds through.

Visited January 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Ok/Standard Food, Service! Not so much!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

Recommended by friends and Trip Advisor, this establishment had ok breakfast food but service was not good.....Coffee not refilled without having to ask,and when you do ask, the waitresses breathe heavy sighs and appear put out when helping other customers besides their own. I was disappointed and would not rush back or drive through the city for this place.

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Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great breakfast and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Breakfast for hungry farmers and ranchers. For all others enough for the whole day. Great food and great service

Visited December 2012
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47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Not a good experience”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Had lunch at Blue Plate Cafe in East Memphis today. The dining room was dirty-/ floor unswept. We were a bit after the lunch crowd. Our server began promptly, then ignored us after the food came out. Had the fried chicken with two sides- chicken was overlooked and tough, sweet potato was burned on the bottom and ice cold inside, and green beans were lackluster with no flavor. I've been here in the past, and the service and food was better. This was a poor experience at best. Won't be back for awhile if ever.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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