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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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06:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here a few years ago and loved it. However, this time, not so much. The food wasn't quite the same. Also, on this trip, my wife and sister-in-law complained about the scent of the women's restroom. It was very bad... in fact, they...More

Thank sirpres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exactly the kind of breakfast diner that you will delight in discovering. The food is hot, homemade, and affordable. The atmosphere and decour make you feel right at home. Footnote: the biscuits are fluffy and the gravy is superb!

1  Thank TheScepticalScholar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

True southern style hospitality, in an authentic old style restaurant, we had some great breakfast here, it was really good fun.

Thank Mac R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family lunch/brunch after church on Sunday. The wait was short and the food was so delicious. Their turnip greens are seasoned just the way I like them. Everyone was very pleased with their entrees. The service was great and the prices were...More

1  Thank 525leight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfast. Very busy, had to wait about 20 minutes. But worth it. Lots of food! Service was quick.It was right near our hotel, too.

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed eating here twice for breakfast during our stay in Memphis. Is is a few blocks from the Sheraton where we stayed. We especially enjoyed the biscuits and gravy.

Thank CNYfan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate a late breakfast at the Blue Plate Cafe on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis. This restaurant has decent food and they do a good breakfast. Good hot coffee. Waiters are nice. But good grief- how long are the owners going...More

Thank 1horsie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recommended by a local and we weren't disappointed. Not a swish place but the food and the portions provided were huge and it was packed all the time. With three small children the pancakes delivered would have fed any army but were soon finished off....More

1  Thank DougandAl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awful Smell - the whole restaurant had a 'bathroom' smell and was overall very unclean. Not appetizing at all! Will go somewhere else from now on.

1  Thank Bdubboone
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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