Blue Plate
Blue Plate

Blue Plate

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.blueplateavon.com/
  • Phone: 9708452252x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Open for Dinner Service 7 days a week and lunch service Monday- Friday
  • Payment Options: Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fondue, American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Adam Roustom
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Have something special in mind, we'll be happy to appease. Choose off our vast menu or make your own. We offer catering for any event.
  • Private Party Facilities: Individual dining rooms provide the opportunity for intimate moments amongst friends and family. Our beautiful dining rooms feature living walls and can seat up to 35 or 50 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Elli Roustom 9708452252x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: HWY 6
  • Public Transit: Eco Transit, our valley wide bus system stops just two blocks away at the Avon Station. Depart the bus and walk West to HWY 6 and then walk one block South. We are on HWY 6 to the right. For the Avon bus system, get off at the Christie Lodge and cross the street.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Underground or above ground, free parking is available.
A word from Blue Plate
The Blue Plate is an American restaurant situated just below Beaver Creek in Avon, Colorado. Serving up Schnitzel, All natural Colorado beef & lamb, The Blue Plate is sure to impress...

Happy Hour daily 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the bar features $6 Ketel one martinis & specialty cocktails, $3 drafts, and a Tapas Menu of small bites from $4-$9.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Blue Plate reviews from OpenTable diners
33 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (23)great for outdoor dining (16)fit for foodies (12)great for lunch (6)romantic (6)notable wine list (6)good for groups (5)special occasion (5)great for brunch (4)kid-friendly (4)vibrant bar scene (2)hot spot (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Great Meal
    forgreatfood
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The meal was wonderful and the service was excellent!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun fun fun
    eatright
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We had eaten at Blue Plate several times for lunch but tried dinner twice and loved it. The service was great. Chris was our waiter. The menu items were fresh and very unique.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of the best places around
    BJ141
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Great restaurant. Great service and outstanding food. Everything is great. Long time owners who work there and care.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The food was good...but the service, terrible! We sat outside initially and received our first 2 drinks and appetizer promptly, but then our waiter disappeared for 30min even though I told him we had a dinner reservation. The owner helped us by seating us inside, but then we waited nearly 20min for a waiter to take our order. We saw our original waiter, grabbed him and asked if we could order food. I'm not sure where the confusion was, but totally killed the whole experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Restaurant in the area
    Jb11VIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Dinner was great. They honored our reservation right away, even though we were early and they were busy. Our waiter, Alex, was a gem, and added to the great atmosphere. He suggestions, and expertise let to an even better evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mission Jewel
    deborahoakVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I've lived in the Mission for over 20 years. Blue Plate consistently, since it's opening, has proved to be a treasure. It somehow manages to serve comfort food (meatloaf and mac and cheese) raised to glorious heights along with seasonal dishes that surprise and delight. Amazingly my diverse group of friends with special food needs can all be happy at Blue Plate. And the staff is wonderful. I love this restaurant!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Avon Find
    HappyinHiltonHeadVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This restaurant was a wonderful find. We were placed in the "no children" room, and it was quiet, and calm. The food was very good, and the evening memorable. Alex and Sean (?) provided excellent service and recommendations.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another Good Meal
    Skier
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have been to Blue Plate numerous times and have always had good food. Service can sometimes be a little slow however.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Restaurant
    SylviVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Wonderful food service and atmosphere. The Vail Valley band added to the enjoyment of the evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Blue Plate offers great food
    Rayman
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    the food was great but a service was a bit slow. The seating area outside is great if the weather cooperates.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    RTR17
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I had heard good things about Blue Plate and my dinner partner is from Avon and had eaten there several times before. We were both very disappointed. We had Trout and Pork Schnitzel. Entrees were OK, but nothging special - same quality as at a diner. The side dishes for the Scnitzel were lame - some leafs of ice berg lettuce and not so tasty potatoes. We were served our meal within 5 minutes of ordering - tells me it was already pre-prepared and then warmed. Not worth the money!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4
    • Ambiance3.6
    • Service3.9
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 121 reviews are from the Blue Plate reviews archive.
  • Locals favorite
    Kenneth
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    this place is always and has an interest in variety throughout the scenes
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Excellent overall. Look forward to returning on next trip to Avon.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Blue Plate Review
    Pperk001
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Dining at the Blue Plate is a delight for the taste buds. The cheese fondue appetizer will keep you coming back for more. The wine list is incredible and the steaks are cooked to perfection. You must try the pop overs for dessert as well. Awesome! A great place to enjoy delicious food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Avon find
    AttitoddVIP
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    It's so wonderful to find a place in the Valley without an enormous price tag! The food was excellent, the wine list adequate and the service delightful! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • While the food was excellent,
    DEDinersVIP
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    While the food was excellent, our service was poor. When we arrived, we were one of three tables seated. The restaurant did fill up and then we were ignored. We ordered an appetizer that never came. We had to remind our waiter of this. He checked and then realized that our dinner was coming out in 5 minutes. He did comp us a dessert. However, we were still ignored. Drinks were left empty and rarely did he come over to check on us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Give Blue Plate a shot
    robmac2811
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    Folks, this place was awesome! We had the shoulder tenderloin and man was it good. The salads were delicious and desserts were also very good. Service was spot on. Wine list was so-so but they did have one of favorite wines, Freemark Abbey at a very reasonable price. Our waiter Robert was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time
    BobA
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We had a very enjoyable dining experience. The food was fantastic and the wine list combined very good choices with very reasonable prices. The service was prompt, considerate and friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rob was our server, he did
    dopie
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Rob was our server, he did a fantastic job. I was with my grandson and we both enjoyed the experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another wonderful experience.
    TeddVIP
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    Another wonderful experience. If you are in Avon, do not miss this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service started out well but
    Horst
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Service started out well but slowed down at the end
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dinner after skiing.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Good food, prepared well, with good service. Ample/large portions.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Have visited five times over
    Avonvisitor
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    Have visited five times over the past 3years and enjoyed every meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderfully reliable and delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Great parking......or an easy walk in Avon. Always feel so welcomed, owners,servers and all staff make the dining a relaxed evening. Food beautifully presented and delicious........great wine. Why go anywhere else..PS. REASONABLY PRICED
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner at the Blue Plate
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    My daughter and I sat at the kitchen bar and spent a lot of time talking to the chef and eating what he recommended. The cocktails were great, the mussels were memorable (we almost had a second order), the korean short ribs, hummus and bison were all fabulous. We had previously been there in the summer for their roast beef night, and were not greatly impressed, so this was a wonderful surprise. We will go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Food and atmosphere was good. Service was really poor, my steak was very under cooked and server never returned to check on it, I had to get up after 10 minutes and get manager to have it put back on. My wife was done eating before my food even came out, the restaurant didn't offer to comp my dinner or even buy my beer.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Valentine's Day
    slufin2007
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    My wife and I went to Blue Plate for Valentine's Day dinner and had a great experience. The hostess was not the friendliest, but wasn't rude by any means...just seemed to go through the motions. We were seated immediately and greeted instantly by our server. She was very nice and took our drink orders immediately. My wife ordered the meatloaf and I had the sirloin. While she liked her entree, it was just ok. The steak was cooked perfectly and one of the best I've had. Though a bit pricey for what we got (as are most restaurants in or near Beaver Creek), we had a good time and ultimately enjoyed Blue Plate.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food
    jaydeejayVIP
    Dined on 2/4/2014
    Went here for the first time when we were in the Beaver Creek area. The food is good; but not pretentious. I had the pork schnitzel which was one of the specialties. It was served in the traditional way with potato salad and a green salad. It was absolutely delicious. My husband had the meatloaf that was a combination if sausage and beef. He found it to be a bit dry but very flavorful. One son had the crispy duck, which was excellent. Our other son had the Korean surf and turf special which was bacon wrapped shrimp, short ribs, with homemade kimchi; it sounds unusual, but he thoroughly enjoyed it. Our server was very helpful and the service was great.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't let the name fool you.
    KatieVIP
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Blue Plate usually conjures up a diner feeling but this combination of Syrian/ Austrian food is anything but! Great and interesting food, wines and beer choices, daily specials and an easy going atmosphere make it the best choice in Avon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just average!
    RebekaVIP
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    As with most other restaurants in the area, the food is overpriced for just average food. However, the service was definitely below average. There were way too many servers bringing items to the table and overwhelming the small table without taking any dirty items off. The server forgot the soup order. When reminded he apologized and the soup made it out after the entree and it was the wrong soup! My filet was cooked perfectly though and it was good. Would I go back? Naaa. I'll skip it next time. To me, service is as important as the food because it is all part of the dining experience.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • AWESOME!!!!
    jpg1930VIP
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    Best schnitzel I have ever had. Everything from the fondue to the shnitzel to the dessert couldn't have been better. Great food in the mountains...what a find!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Beaver Creek Favorite
    Reviewer2
    Dined on 1/16/2014
    We try to eat at the Blue Plate at least once every week we are in town. Personal favorites are the schnitzel, trout, and chateaubriand.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great little restuarant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 1/9/2014
    Snowy night and was in walking distance from our hotel. Very happy we found it! The staff from owner on down were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent, melt in your mouth filet.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lame
    slam
    Dined on 1/2/2014
    Although the appetizers were decent, the main courses were not. The steak special, blue cheese encrusted strip, was tough and inedible. The plating of the dishes was not creative. The filet mignon was served on a pile of french fries, no presentation, and not very tender. the accompanying sauce was mediocre. I get much better quality meat from Costco. A year ago we tried to come to this restaurant, but it was not possible because it was so popular. Now it was half full during busy season, and almost empty by 7:30. We know why. We would not recommend this place to anyone. Overpriced, poor quality. Not up to par with the restaurants in this area.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was poor
    weluvsteakVIP
    Dined on 12/30/2013
    Food was consistently poor - starters and main courses. Duck was way overcooked and schnitzel was worst we have ever tasted (incredibly chewy). It was all so bad that was useless to complain (we would have had to send everything back).
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, disappointing service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/30/2013
    The food here is amazing--every part of our meal was spectacular. However after our entrees were served our waiter disappeared for the rest of the meal until he brought our check--our waters were left empty for long stretches and our plates had been gone for about 20 minutes before the manager ended up taking our dessert order. Those deserts took another 20 minutes to arrive. They were delicious but we were really ready to try and leave by the time they showed up. The restaurant did become much more crowded as we dined (our reservation was 5:30) but there is no excuse for forgetting about customers. One final problem was that they did not accept American Express-- and our waiter was totally unapologetic about that when rejecting my card.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food reasonable price
    kaxberg
    Dined on 12/26/2013
    Party of five. Very nice atmosphere. Fondue appetizer was fun. Chilli. Fish and steaks were delicious.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A really good experience
    JonbonVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2013
    We enjoyed our dinner at Blue Plate. Especially enjoyed the onion soup and Tempura artichoke heart appetizer. Will DEFINITLY return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We have been visiting Avon
    Jfred
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    We have been visiting Avon for several years and have always heard about this restaurant so we decided to give it a try. Great experience!! The best food in Avon, everything freshly prepared. Try the cheese fondue!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fresh Homemade Bread and Fondue
    nutmegmama
    Dined on 9/15/2013
    We chose this restaurant because we weren't terribly hungry and we wanted something light. The fresh homemade bread was the highlight of the meal - it was the BEST! We ordered the cheese fondue with apples and bread, which was fine, but nothing special. Next, we had the Onion Soup and Caesar Salad, both which were good and fresh. The chocolate fondue for dessert included some fresh fruit and pound cake. Overall, the food was pretty good and I think the portions were appropriate for what we paid. The service was just ok - there is definitely room for improvement.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.