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Blue Plate Cafe Downtown

113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2210
+1 901-523-2050
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 S Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2210
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

The service and food were all above par. It was a nice brief walk from our hotel, and we loved the local art on the walls (although there appears to be a serious water leak coming from the roof! Or at least major previous water...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed yesterday

Remember when you go that this is a diner, the food is classic diner dishes and they were all good. The portions are huge and you will not leave hungry.

Thank George C
Reviewed yesterday

Great breakfast. Pancakes are outstanding. Biscuits are great. Large selection of breakfast items on menu. Service is very good. All food that we ordered was delicious. Waited in line about a half hour to be seated.

Thank Roy A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We read about this gem on Trip Advisor and decided to check it out. Glad we did. It was really a nice breakfast spot. Come early or wait in line because the hours were super limited (I believe 8 am until 2 pm). There was...More

Thank deahs2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for breakfast and was not disappointed. Better go hungry. Very generous portions. Ham, eggs, and pancakes were very tasty. Coffee was good and the waitress kept our cups full. Great way to start the day!

Thank rileyfergie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Down home Southern Cooking!!! Definitely a place to stop if you want to eat like a local instead of a tourist!!!!

1  Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Down Home Local food! Definitely Southern Cooking. We had the fried Chicken with sides and it did not disappoint. The Blue Plate is kind of hidden on a narrow street across from a park but it is a great little gem. Not to pricy and...More

1  Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It really is hard to wreck breakfast. Just be honest with the customer and get the order right. I asked our waitress prior to ordering if the maple syrup was REAL maple syrup, and she said yes, ma'am. I was surprised, as we ARE in...More

3  Thank QQ2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem is in downtown near a nice park and a lot of hotels. As per previous reviews, the biscuits and pancakes are amazingly fluffy and delicious. There was a wait but they moved the tables through at a reasonable pace. The staff is...More

1  Thank giname2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service were excellent. If you are looking for good "hometown" food, this is the place. We will come here again.

Thank JoyousEater
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Are they open Saturday morning ?
8 April 2017|
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Response from sgteacher3 | Reviewed this property |
Elsa P
Yes, sit down with ample seating. Breakfast/lunch menu throughout day.
27 August 2016|
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Response from allen h | Reviewed this property |
Yes but it does fill up quick but moves pretty fast
is this a sit down restaurant? is it breakfast all day?
26 August 2016|
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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
USD 10 - USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
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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