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Blue Plate Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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10015 N Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the real thing , an authentic Idaho country restaurant. Packed at breakfast. Do try the biscuits and gravy, every breakfast is hearty. Nothing fancy just authentic.

Thank 600JohnD
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast. Great service! Cute kitschy atmosphere. Good food, good price. We ended up going in for breakfast the next day too.

Thank Shanie1050
Ramona, California
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's noisy and ambience deficient but it's an obvious favorite with the locals. We had lunch one day, and breakfast another day. Everyone was pleased both times: tuna melt, burgers, an omelette with home fries, and biscuits and gravy. As usual we forgot to take pictures of the food before we dug in. But the message is this: good normal... More 

Thank rcurry17
Bellingham, Washington
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place It seemed to be a place the locals go to have breakfast and they were treated like family. The food was really good and the customer service was great. I would recommend this place to everyone.

Thank spoiled10
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We've passed by here several times and finally decided to stop in. It's a small, quaint family owned restaurant, will good atmosphere. It's a seat yourself place. Food was very yummy.

Thank Margaret C
Hayden Lake, Idaho
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I love visiting the Blue Plate Cafe, they have delicious breakfast items, with home made jams! I also love their pies! The restaurant is small, but the wait is often quick. I recommend the Blue Plate to my out of town guests and it never disappoints.

Thank Sharla H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Very busy, fantastic place for sat breakfast, cozy, busy, fun! May have to wait if you come very late, but only because the food is so good!! Worth the wait!!

Thank Daniel H
Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

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 

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.

Thank Scott B
Hayden Lake, Idaho
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10015 N Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hayden
  • Phone Number: 208-772-8399

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