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Blue Plate Cafe Downtown

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2210
+1 901-523-2050
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a fantastic breakfast this is the place for you. The biscuits and pancakes were unbelievable. Probably the best I've had. Very reasonably priced with large portions. A special thank you to our server, Cassie, who took such good care of us. Make...More

Thank BonAppetit10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s good food, fun service, interesting menu. All around fun experience. Ordered the western omelette it was half the plate! So don’t come here if you’re on a diet.

Thank dmf1982
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk from our hotel was shorter than the wait in line. Came here because of the reviews, but can't agree with most of them. The staff was good despite being harried and overworked. The food was good but not so good that I would...More

Thank aluckart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second time here! The service is excellent and the food is down home cooking! The fried chicken is like Mamma's. Home made mashed potatoes and gravy to die for. Hot crispy fried okra is so good. Hubby had breakfast which he loved! Said the...More

Thank LuvRaccoons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly service. My first time in Memphis, and I had the fried chicken with cabbage, creamed corn and cornbread. Delicious.

Thank Montalaban
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big portions at reasonable price. Very good omelets and outstanding pancakes. Service was very quick and good atmosphere.

Thank aimikins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the meatloaf with home made real mashed potatoes, turnips, black eyed peas and cornbread. Everything was delicious and cooked in true southern fashion, portions were generous and service was excellent. Great food, great service...will go back for more!!!

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Same theme here as most of the restaurants we saw here-staff is so busy throwing out food that they don’t have time to converse a bit. Sad. Food was excellent. My special requests were honored without an issue. As...More

Thank Lmendeznp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great. After having breakfast at our hotel restaurant, Eighty3 - we decided we needed to find another place to eat breakfast. We found Blue Plate Cafe and wanted to give it a try. Sooo glad we did. The food is great. The...More

Thank TL0667
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This wasn't my first choice but I was not the one picking the restaurant. I was older and it looked, smelled and felt older. If felt like a local's place and that we were invading their space.

Thank mmtcjacob
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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