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“Fabulous breakfast!”
Review of Blue Plate Cafe

Blue Plate Cafe
Ranked #95 of 1,440 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fabulous breakfast!”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

I dined at the downtown location the last time I was in town, and now here at the orginal location! Wonderful breakfast - the breakfast sampler - eggs, grits and sausage gravy and biscuits!

Visited March 2013
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lansing mi
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Ham biscuits took care of the craving”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Not the best ever but good and if you're craving them, and happen to be staying right nearby, worth doing. The place is incredibly clean and cute. I found it on Yelp- reviewers ripped the service a little- while it wasn't bad the waitstaff was as rough as they say...not super friendly, no smiles - strange in the south.

Visited March 2013
Thank daphne r
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Not good!”
Reviewed February 28, 2013


I went there today; the staff was rude and short, explaining they were busy. The menu said the waffles came with whipped butter, I got whipped margarine, I don’t eat margarine, I was told nobody there eats butter. And oh well I was told, and charged for full amount. I didn’t eat the waffle just eat the 2 sausage patty's, milk and coffee.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank DeltaRoadWarrior
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Destin, Florida
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Good breakfast in a pleasant atmosphere”
Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Be advised the blue plate now closes at 2 pm everyday; at least the one on Poplar ave. They serve breakfast until 2 as well. Plenty of food, good pancakes, biscuits and gravy. Portions large enough to share. A nice healthy selection as well. The coffee is pretty good too. We haven't had their blue plate lunch but the menu looks good. This is a regular morning ritual for us during the tennis tournament week at the Racquet club. It appears to be a regular for many of the tennis players as well.
Love the decor!

Thank travelismypassion
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New Baltimore, Michigan
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Biscuit rating alone would be a 5”
Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I had an early flight on Sunday morning, and were looking for a decent locals b fast around 7am. Found this on trip advisor and while not anything else (other than a chain, Perkins), was open we stopped. So glad we did! Service was not overly mushy friendly, but very very efficient. She even had us laughing, and my coffee cop never went empty. The grits and breakfast biscuits were truly the highlight! And good coffee to boot! We will be back on our next visit for sure! Downside was the over easy eggs were a but over done, and hubby thought the gravy was a but too peppery- but I will admit, we are northerners! Again biscuits were the fluffiest, and best we have had- even better then his southern Mammas!

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Thank LMT_12
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