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Home Plate Diner

££ - £££
American, Diner
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2780 Allison Bonnett Memorial Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023-1873
+1 205-744-8855
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meat and three. Very busy and have been for years. Food is alright but I wouldnt say it is anything really special. Fried Green Tomatoes are the highlight.

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Thank Chris G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went there to eat lunch after church. Hamburger steak and country fried steak are some of our favorites. Everything was delicious. I am taking off one star because the country fried steak wasn't hot, but barely warm.

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Thank Shelia P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The food was good. Not the greatest. It was set up like a cafeteria and one could pick a meat (or 2) and vegetables. They had pineapple casserole which is a unique, southern find!

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Thank Blondy20
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I enjoy going to a buffet where you can see and select. There's a special bonus when you see that you've selected tasty food. I've never been disappointed at Home Plate Diner. It's always good food--just like good home cooking without the bother.

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Thank BessemerJudySmith
Hueytown, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Food is OK, a bit bland for my tastes and a lot of fried items. Cobbler pie is good. Lots of seating space and quick service. We go only occasionally, when someone else suggests it.

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Thank TeriEasterling
Hueytown, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

When I went there, we ordered chicken fried steak, fried okra, mashed potatoes. I couldn't believe how good it was. Little surprised at the prices though. We paid about 10 dollars per person.

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Thank westtreeremoval
Hueytown, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

I would normally rate this diner a 4 out of 5. However, it just happened that, the last time we visited, the regular cook was in the hospital. The fill in over seasoned the food with too much salt for my liking. I wish their cook a speedy recovery. Again, I do think this is a 4 star diner! The... More 

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Cullman, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for the first time last Sunday mid-afternoon. We were surprised by how many folks were there during what we thought would be an off time. Lots more came while we were there and everybody was promptly taken care of. The steam table line went very quickly and we found a dining table right away.... More 

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Thank Hubb G
Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

The usual meat + three type of menu that is okay. Problem is they seems to not give some of the dishes time to cook properly. Squash casserole is usually runny/soupy. Some days they have more bean choices than actual vegetables. The dinner rolls need more time to rise and their corn bread is sweet and seems more like dessert... More 

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Thank ALaDreamer
birmingham alabama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

sorry but the food tastes oily and overall alful in my opinion. I've had better canned food. won't be back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 Allison Bonnett Memorial Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023-1873
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hueytown
  • Phone Number: +1 205-744-8855

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