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Blue Plate Cafe

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15288 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129-9700
+1 269-469-2370
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place has great food, but the service was off when we came in the off season...the server acted as though she could not understand that my husband was vegetarian and I wanted the breakfast sausage that came with meal placed on a separate plate.

Thank Lorie D
Orland Hills, Illinois
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The "manager" who brought us to our table and took our order was so unpleasant. They sat us at a table with the sun beating down on us and had no window shades. They brought us complimentary sweet bread that was stale. They couldn't substitute avocado for bacon without a charge. Another woman brought out our food but didn't know... More 

Thank MaggieM04
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We love stopping by Blue Plate for their peanut butter and chocolate rice crispy treat! That thing is ooey gooey deliciousness. Their food is decent, not much uniqueness for what you pay. Smoothies and fresh juices are very good though and a healthy option along Red Arrow.

Thank Hannah B
Orland Park, Illinois
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We have visited this cafe before for breakfast so since we were in the neighborhood on a weekend trip, we decided to visit again. We love their fabulous food. It is all homemade. The hot apple cider is just fabulous. The breakfast potatoes have white and sweet potatoes mixed together. The chocolate chip scone was out of this world.

Thank KRISTIN193
Chicago, IL
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246 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We were traveling home on the Red Arrow Highway without any destination in mind and saw this bright building, so decided to stop. What a gem ! So bright and colorful inside with comfy furniture and a terrific menu of fresh, house-made items. We both had a breakfast / brunch and took the blueberry/peach crumble home for later ... it... More 

Thank outoford
Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy here. Just a great selection of breakfast foods with very reasonable prices. Something for everyone. Pleasant service....casual vibe. We will definitely return.

Thank MBNissan1
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Cute and quirky little restaurant in Union Pier. Nice place to go for lunch. The food is good and fresh with unique combinations of ingredients. Lots of good desserts to choose from.

Thank MicheleFC1
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place while staying in Lakeside, MI. Hungry for breakfast and decided to stop in. Very unique menu serving breakfast and lunch. Home baked sweet things too. Cookies, carrot cake and huge muffins among other things. Great service and good food. It is right on Red Arrow Highway but you could miss it if you blink. That would... More 

Thank Peabodyprice
New Buffalo, Michigan
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

great selection on the menu. fun eclectic atmosphere i live by three breakfast places and i would travel farther to go here.

Thank matt k
Evanston, Illinois
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376 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

Lakeside Inn recommended this place for breakfast. Good egg and other options--overly large, actually. Lots of seating. And sweet potatoes in the home fries; yum! But the coffee was just a shade beyond colored water. If you don't like bold coffee, it's a great option...friendly service, decent prices. Otherwise, Whistle Stop is much better, even if you can't really eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15288 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129-9700
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Union Pier
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-2370

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