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Review of Blue Plate Diner

Blue Plate Diner
Ranked #5 of 9 Restaurants in Barnstable
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Description: West Barnstable, MA
Restaurant details
Description: West Barnstable, MA
Burlington, Canada
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2013

If you want a big plate of food that is super delicious, then this is your place. My boyfriend enjoyed a giant, juicy steak, while I had the baked stuffed scallops. Both were delicious on their own, but also came with the tastiest mashed potatoes and fresh asparagus. A definite must is their homemade cornbread!

Visited May 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Ridgewood, NJ
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609 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
“Bright cheery place in a small village setting.”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

Taking a drive on the north shore near Barnstable, we passed village after village with no place to eat and were please to find a spot with a name such as the Blue Plate Diner. Not your typical NJ diner, but a small bright restaurant with simple fare.

The place was being enhanced by a local artist who was hanging her photos of the surrounding area. The relaxed but careful activity was nice to see and the pictures were well done.

The menu provides, standard fare with limited choices. So, we has a Reuben sandwich and a corned beef sandwich. Each was a simple construction on whole wheat bread. A few slices on meat toasted between slices of bread.

The place was fun to visit and it gave us sustenance to continue the drive.

  • Visited September 2012
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West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A new low in service comes with mediocre fare.........”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

This visit was a stunning reminder just how little a waitperson can care.....
It was a hot summer day and I took a couple out of business friends for a quick bite before they got back on the highway. Did I mention it was a hot day? I was desperate for second glass of water. We're sitting about two feet from the ice machine and the waitress finally comes back. I asked for more water and she filled my glass (only half way) with luke warm water (no ice) and walked away. That was it for me. I only live a mile down the street. Next time I'll walk back home for a cold glass of water.... These people REALLY don't care.

  • Visited August 2012
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Centerville, Massachusetts
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309 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“glad to have this little place in the village”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

While there is nothing super special about the Blue Plate Diner, it is a welcome place in the village. We like to walk to breakfast during the summer and this is the place to go. They have done a nice job of updating the place since they took over in 2011. Sometimes they are very accommodating about a special request (burger for breakfast) sometimes they aren't.

Visited October 2012
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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good sandwich”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

Inexpensive, friendly service, and local color. You're in the heart of Barnstable Village, and if you have to go to the courthouse, you're across the street.

Visited May 2012
Thank Leslie372
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