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Blue Plate Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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3210 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3632
+1 256-533-8808
06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Saw this on diners drive in and dives decided to give it a try. There was no one in there the food was nasty they gave us a cup and silverware rhat was dirty

Thank DivaTe
Huntsville, Alabama
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165 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twelve of our Optimist club got together for breakfast at The Blue Plate Café before we began delivering our annual Thanksgiving food boxes to needy Huntsville families. The restaurant was busy, however we had a reservation and were seated quickly. Our server, Tia arrived quickly and took our orders and provided fresh coffee. The breakfast menu was varied with something... More 

Thank nleonegolf
Colorado Springs
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast with a co-worker and really liked it. Waitstaff was excellent- really friendly and made you feel at home. Food was really good, fresh, hot and quick. Cheese grits were great! Will try dinner next time!

Thank pjtracey
Laceys Spring
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friday nights we get together with our friends for dinner. Talked them into Blue Plate. No hostess when we arrived, seated several minutes later. Waitress finally came to get drink order but we all had plenty of time to decide so we were ready to order. One had the meatloaf, was not impressed. One had chicken n dumplings stated they... More 

Thank Becky P
Jennifer B, General Manager at Blue Plate Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Becky! I appreciate your honest review so that we can work on these mistakes and provide you and others with a better experience. Did you dine at our Governor's Drive location or our South Parkway location? This will help me correct these issues! Once again, thank you for your review and for saying you will give us another chance,... More 

Cleburne, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We both had the blue plate specials. Pot Roast and chicken & stuffing. Both great. Service was friendly and welcoming. I love the South.

Thank Sherri L
Huntsville, Alabama
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you want a quick home-style meal at a great price, the Blue Plate Cafe is hard to beat. They offer daily specials including pork chops, meatloaf, catfish, chicken, etc. They have a great selection of vegetables to round out the meal.

Thank gkkirksey
Ocala, Florida
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I am beginning to believe that I just do not understand the sophisticated palate of the folks in the great state of Alabama. This is another local restaurant with great reviews that I found to be just meh. The food was not bad, but it certainly was not as good as many of the reviews raved. The atmosphere is very... More 

Thank lcbgator
Hazel Green, Alabama
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70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Been going here for 5 years. Great service, fresh ground coffee, pancakes, french-toast, grits, hash-browns and omelets. The only con at this place is that there is not enough parking so go to the travel agent next door and park. Great food at breakfast.

Thank HGAL2015
Huntsville, Alabama
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

It stopped in for lunch recently and was impressed with the large variety on the plate specials. I had a vegetable plate with corn, green beans and potato casserole and the dessert of the day which they count as one of the vegetables. I didn't care for the bread pudding, It was overpowering with spice and I didn't like that... More 

Thank BamaLady2015
Huntsville, Alabama
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, good prices, great customer service! The food tastes great and the environment is very friendly.

Thank Jon P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3210 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3632
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-533-8808

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