We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blue Plate Cafe

3210 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3632
+1 256-533-8808
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (21 reviews)
“meatloaf” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
3210 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3632
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (344)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

51 - 60 of 344 reviews

Reviewed May 24, 2017

Blue Plate Café is the closest thing to momma's cooking in the neighborhood. This diner/restaurant is a welcoming place to get good southern food, featuring a totating daily special of meat and three. The chicken and dressing with a variety of vegetables, and a warm...More

Thank L0vetotravelgal
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Each day they offer a limited selection - and a desert. You choose 3 sides to go along with your entree and the service is normally completed within 5 - yes, FIVE minutes of sitting down at your table! For a quick, reasonably priced, centrally...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I really want to try everything on the menu but I rarely get past the daily specials. Great southern offerings, served quickly and hot, but not overcooked or mushy like some places. I highly recommend the grilled chicken or the fried chicken salads. They are...More

Thank SpicyAnthony
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Read about the great food from TripAdvisor, and I must say, it's all true! Great little place to eat in Huntsville. The diner has a much older vintage feel that makes it seem older than it is. Lots of locals in there eating, as well....More

Thank BBSings
Reviewed May 10, 2017

I have eaten lunch here for years. It's great food and clean. However, it's very busy so plan on having to get a number and wait a few minutes.

Thank George B
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Service was fairly fast for lunch but it should be considering the food is mostly prepared ahead of time. Food was okay... nothing to write home about

1  Thank Crystal A
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We heard about the Blue Plate and decided to try it. It lived up to the hype in spades. Restaurant is very clean and inviting and that food. My oh my. Oh, and Paul the server was a lot of fun to talk with. Everything...More

Thank joannem482
Reviewed May 2, 2017

If you are hungry, this is your restaurant. We got the daily special and one other dish, both way more food than we could eat. Served hot with all of the trimmings. The only reason for the average rating was that our order got lost...More

1  Thank Alabama21
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

I came here looking for home style Southern cuisine and I was not disappointed! Fried chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes... yum! I also fell in love with their cheesy hash brown casserole. It was delicious! The meal was very filling so I ordered a slice...More

Thank MLTraveler23
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Near Campus 605, this is southern food at its finest. Generous portion for a small price. Atmosphere is a good flashback to a simpler time. Great service, great food, great prices. trifecta.

Thank Amy S
Nearby HotelsSee all 53 hotels in Huntsville
SpringHill Suites Huntsville Downtown
412 reviews
1.50 km away
Value Place Huntsville University Drive
62 reviews
1.75 km away
Days Inn & Suites Huntsville
295 reviews
1.79 km away
Super 8 Huntsville Alabama
154 reviews
1.86 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Yellowhammer Brewing
57 reviews
.46 km away
The Nook
74 reviews
.99 km away
Taqueria El Cazador #2 - The Bus
52 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
131 reviews
1.24 km away
Salty Nut Brewery
15 reviews
.63 km away
Pizzelle's Confections
12 reviews
1.16 km away
Civil Axe Throwing - Huntsville
7 reviews
.26 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
June 11, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from jzille | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but all the food is freshly done and served right away so I sincerely doubt it.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing