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Blue Plate Cafe

5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
+1 901-761-9696
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

It has been a long time since I ate here but Blue Plate hasn't changed (that's good). Still very good service, generous servings and good down home taste. Biscuits and gravy are brought out early. I love gravy with my biscuits, but theirs could be...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had breakfast at the Blue Plate Cafe during our trip to Natchez. First we were seated alone in a room to the side next to an air conditioner. The entire place smelled very strange - unpleasantly so. Almost like a church basement. We moved...More

1  Thank Anne F
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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

Thank LS38017
Reviewed 21 April 2017 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

1  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
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marty m
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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