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Blue Plate Cafe Downtown

#16 of 1,199 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2210
+1 901-523-2050
08:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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Miller City, IL
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always eat here when I am in Memphis with friends. Today I brought my mom and daughter to sample the breakfast. They loved it as much as I do! It's a must do when in Memphis!

Thank Sherry P
Southern Illinois
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like a big breakfast, this is your place! Every morsel was great from the big basket of biscuits and the large bowl of gravy to the softly scrambled eggs, crisp bacon, fluffy pancakes and fried potatoes like mom used to make. You get a huge plate of food for a nominal price. Wait staff was friendly and efficient.... More 

Thank homebody65
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical Diner stuff. I wasn't overly or under impressed by the experience. The prices were good and the amounts of food was very generous.

Thank Daron F
Enid, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, portion size good, staff was overly friendly. A real good feel good place in the south! Menu not huge but what we all had was good!!

Thank Rosebud916
Largo, Florida
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411 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice breakfast at the downtown Memphis location. Our server and the other staff couldn’t have been more friendly and inviting. The food was solid and delicious. It wasn’t quite 5 star stuff but it was very good.

Thank Keith B
Birmingham, Alabama
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast/brunch on Sunday mornings at the Blue Plate Cafe will get you a long line, making it look as though you are about to experience an amazing meal. Unfortunately, the meal was mediocre and lukewarm. Be VERY careful where you park, as it looks like the cafe and the local police have quite a racket going and both are making... More 

Thank Angela K
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old-fashioned cafe in the middle of down-town. Had a good breakfast here, with very generous portions. Good selection. Food tasty. Service friendly and efficient

Thank TimTHF
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was quick and wonderful. The staff was also very polite. It seems to be a popular locals spot because it got extremely busy during our Sunday breakfest around 830 am. I'd eat here again.

Thank Louis C
Pearland, Texas
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Staff was fine for having to deal with all the customers. The food was Average. The atmosphere was not good for talking.

Thank Sleeper2012
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for breakfast with another couple. The two guys had the special which was ham and eggs and they liked it. And I had eggs and they were ok. But the thing I don't get is their biscuits and gravy. This was served before your breakfast. I guess like an appetizer. I am from the south and this is... More 

Thank SabelDallas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2210
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-523-2050

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