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The Blue Plate

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191 Chestnut St Unit B, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1035
+1 423-648-6767
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with some friends when we stopped in town for breakfast and loved it! I got the breakfast burrito and my wife got pancakes and chicken. Both were really good. The hash browns had a southwest flavor that was amazing. Definitely would recommend! It's overlooking the river too so had great views. Service was friendly too

Thank lpdutil
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a favorite summer place to eat outside with a good selection of sandwiches, salads, drinks, and speciality items. Our favorite is their home made potato chips with cheese and salsa.

Thank Merlin W
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121 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must eat place. The food is fantastic...fresh and delicious. Fried chicken of some sort is a must. I had the wrap...excellent. My husband had pancake and chicken...loved it. We will definitely be back.

Thank dolphinchicks
Forest, Ms
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is a couple of blocks from the Aquarium and has outdoor seating for a very scenic view of the river. The food was good. For breakfast, there are the usual choices - omelettes, biscuits & gravy, etc. The price is about $10 per person for most breakfast selections.

Thank Gwyn G
Tampa, Florida
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stopped in after a visit to the Aquarium (it's a 3 minute walk away) for lunch. Our meal was very good and we enjoyed the outdoor seating. The fried chicken was well seasoned and cooked perfectly.

Thank Frederick C
Windermere, Florida
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a name The Blue Plate, I am not sure but I was thinking more southern food. Not a lot of breakfast items. I just got a biscuit and cheese grits. However, the biscuit was very good. Others in my party had a the burrito and said it was good. There was nothing on the kids menu for breakfast that... More 

Thank shoptake2
Dublin, Ohio
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked into the Blue Plate about 5 pm. They were busy, but there were lots of tables available. No one came to the table or said hello for 10 minutes. When I went to the bar to ask for a waitress, I got a snarky response. I ordered the pulled pork sandwich and broccoli casserole. The bun fell apart... More 

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Crescent, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town for the Head of the Hooch and The Blue Plate is located at the river. I was to row in just a short time but wanted a "light" snack to tide me over. I ended up ordering the non-light Mac and cheese. It was creamy and yummy. The waiter was courteous and did a great job of serving... More 

Thank Terri A
Dayton, OH
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the chicken wrap and I wish it had more chicken in it, my son had the pulled pork sandwich but it wasn't very big or filling. My other son like the fried chicken with mashed potatoes. The chips were OK that came with the sandwiches.

Thank doublecrossed
Johnson City, Tennessee
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had breakfast here so I can't speak for other meals, but everyone in our party of five enjoyed their meal immensely. The bacon is amazing and the biscuits are huge. Omelet was fluffy, and chicken with pancake outstanding. Two in our party had the french toast. Everyone cleaned their plate. We'll definitely return next time we're in town.

Thank Karen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Chestnut St Unit B, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1035
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-648-6767

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