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Blue Plate Cafe Downtown

113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2210
+1 901-523-2050
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2210
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a twenty minute wait to be seated which says something about how good your experience will be. Good portions, good service, good coffee, everything you would expect from a thriving restaurant.

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a primo place for breakfast and a lot of people know it. Long line but worth it. Good atmosphere, service and prices for really good food

Thank Neal M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on reviews I was anxious to try this place - it was a bit of a let down. After waiting nearly an hour (we were told 30 minutes but waited anyway, we were starved). There was a huge party (25 people) so we knew...More

Thank maryellen0718
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Melt in your Mouth Biscuits!! Major Fluffy Pancakes!! Excellent Service!! Grits!! Omelets!! Top Rating! None Better!! Total fun to take Out Of Towners to try this for the first time! It's an amazing place to eat!

2  Thank mutigers88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here a few years ago while in Memphis. On our recent trip i remembered the Blue Plate and I am so glad I did. The breakfast was great. Our group had pancakes, chicken fried steak, eggs,and bacon. All were great. Oh the biscuits, light...More

Thank xraycb
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

More food than you can possibly eat. The pancakes were so yummy and fluffy. The bacon and eggs were cooked just right. My husband ordered the huevos rancheros and he was not disappointed either. The only complaint was the gravy, which we didn't eat, but...More

Thank RBolton1
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We came with a group of friends and family for a Sunday brunch. I had seen favorable reviews and was excited. First impression of the Blue Plate cafe was of peeling wallpaper and the smell of a grandma’s attic but my concern didn’t last long....More

2  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The scrambled gags were fluffy and full of flavor. Biscuits were good, my wife had no complaints. Pretty cool environment, but could use some updating, fresh paint and a good scrub.

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This was our first Southern breakfast. We weren't disappointed by the excellent service, choice of dishes, and the amazing biscuits that melt in your mouth. Ms Theresa was lovely , and took trouble to explain what we were eating. We would have gone back if...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Three words best describe the Blue Plate Cafe Downtown: biscuits and gravy. These are some of the best that I have ever had and they come before your breakfast, like a breakfast appetizer. The secret recipe biscuits are light, fluffy, and delicious! Have had multiple...More

1  Thank rebeccagottberg
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Response from allen h | Reviewed this property |
Yes but it does fill up quick but moves pretty fast
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Response from Hinditina | Reviewed this property |
the only stay open I think until 2 or 3 in the afternoon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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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