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Blue Plate Cafe

) #87 of 1,225 Restaurants in Memphis ₹, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
+1 901-761-9696
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
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Reviews (278)
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Reviewed yesterday

I have very little positive things to say about this restaurant. Needless to say I will not ever return.

Thank LS38017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a great local breakfast spot I looked to trip advisor and asked a few locals and was directed to the blue plate Café.. everything about this place was as good as advertised! The hostess greeted us with a warm abd friendly smile... the...More

Thank B G
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We visited east memphis branch in march, 2017..Had breakfast here reading all the excellent reviews..I have to say the experience was average..very busy place with long wait..It is charming inside, reasonable service but the breakfast wasn't particularly tasty..price appeared to be high.. Won't hurt if...More

Thank jisna p
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband and I were visiting Memphis in celebration of our 34th anniversary. Prior to our trip, I had done some research as to the best places to eat and this one popped up as having amazing breakfasts so we made it a point to...More

Thank rscrowe
Reviewed 4 April 2017

In a tourist city like this you might think it difficult to find a good breakfast at a value. Take the time one morning to seek out the Blue Plate Cafe. It's worth it. Nothing special, just good eating.

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Homey, good food, reasonable portions, great waitress, four different breakfast items, all fresh and good. Homemade biscuits and gravy as free appetizer was really nice touch.

Thank steve M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Good meat and potato/veggie lunch, breakfast any time, drinks are kept full, and staff is friendly. Each day offers a different special.

Thank bumbliwa
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Wow! I had the country fried chicken with white gravy, fried okra and black eyed peas. Incredible. Best fried chicken I've had in Memphis.

Thank GypsyHeart102
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

A friend and I visited and ate lunch at the Blue Plate Cafe, yesterday. Service was pleasant and good. We ordered fried shrimp, fried chicken and fried catfish with all the "fixin's". The food was plentiful and tasty, although probably not good for our cholesterol....More

Thank James L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was introduced to the BPC many years ago by a native Memphian. As a result it is always a stop on at least one morning on any trip to Memphis. Sadly, this time I was really disappointed. The pancakes were tough and tasteless, the...More

Thank Tupelo010835
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marty m
I have 14 family members for breakfast today at 10. Can you handle my group?
28 November 2015|
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Response from luvs2travel_0107 | Reviewed this property |
I think they would be able to but might want to call in advance, they are really busy on the weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-761-9696
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