Feature by Bloomspot Staff Writers
For over a decade, The Blue Plate restaurant has served as a relaxed local spot where friends and neighbors convene to enjoy good company and celebrate great food. Offering an adventurous, ever-changing menu of American favorites, The Blue Plate expands the notion of the blue-plate special to include dining that is casual and comforting yet sophisticated enough to satisfy the finest of San Franciscan palates.
Indulge in dressed-up food in The Blue Plate’s informal atmosphere by settling into a rustic wood table sans tablecloth in the lively dining area or taking a seat at the bustling bar. As you move back past the open kitchen admiring the restaurant’s vividly hued walls clad with local artwork, the scene grows more intimate with a charming, tree-tucked patio ringed in trumpet vines—ideal for the more romantic occasion.
While perusing the restaurant’s eclectic menu—known for its fresh, seasonal ingredients and expertly edited wine list—patrons can expect to find classic American flavors married with bold Mediterranean notes. Whether sampling the fried chicken accompanied by charred jalapeño buttermilk dressing or appreciating a house favorite like the slow-cooked pork shoulder—relish in delectable fare at The Blue Plate and discover what makes it so very special.