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Blue Plate Cafe

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10015 N Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835
+1 208-772-8399
06:00 - 13:30
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Sun 07:00 - 12:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 13:30
Sat 06:00 - 12:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here many times. Always big portions and amazing prices. A lot of options. The homemade jam is an added treat.

Thank Wolfykins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really large portions and everything I have had so far has been really good. Always friendly fast service.

Thank MBMReno
Palm Desert, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here about once a week. The meals low priced and plenty of food. Remember breakfast and lunch are the only meals served. The staff is always friendly and filling your coffee cup.

Thank Satellite20
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've only eaten breakfast here. Service is Great!! Food is simple breakfast items; nothing fancy. The name is very fitting as it is simple food, simple atmosphere and great friendly easy going service.

Thank 85lynnetk
Pullman, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Small home town atmosphere Food is big portion and always good. Friendly service. Nice homey place! Different coffee cups on each table along with different salt and pepper shakers also.

Thank notmarriedanymo
Hayden Lake, Idaho
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

There was a time when locals could come to the Blue Plate and be assured of getting a seat and enjoying a wonderful breakfast. Sadly, the word got out and now it is often hard to find a table, even on weekdays. The wait usually won't exceed 30-minutes, but it is well worth the wait. Wide variety of home cooking... More 

1 Thank Steve H
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a basic residential breakfast (and perhaps lunch?) venue. The breakfast ham is excellent. All of the breakfast fare we have tried has been good.

Thank Jane S
Hayden, Idaho
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Their hours are minimal on Sundays but we love to come here before going skiing, snowboarding, and/or after church or on the weekends. We have entertained for family and business at this restaurant. Double check the hours before you go they do have limited hours as well as a few minute wait but the food is worth it.

Thank ChristelCrizo
nashville, tn., United States
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is were the locals eat so be sure your in no rush. We arrived with a waiting line but the staff was very efficient at clearing tables and seating new customers. It was worth the wait for the meal.

Thank Bob A
Blue Ridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We visited the Blue Plate for Breakfast. When we arrived it was full and we had to wait for about 10 minutes. By the time we were seated there was a line out to the parking lot. The wait was well worth it. I ordered the Omlet which was massive and filled with Ham, Bacon, Sausage and 4 eggs and... More 

Thank KennethBrooten

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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
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10015 N Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hayden
  • Phone Number: +1 208-772-8399

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