Dinner Plate Size Chart. It may not fit in your cabinet or dishwasher. Any size in that range should cover your table and keep hot plates and bowls from ruining your nice dining room table.
These frequently have wider lips in order to give the same well size as standard plates but give a wider and more. Traditionally a standard dinner plate has always had a diameter of 10 5 inches. There are a few different size and different shapes available but normal size of the dinner plates is 10 12 inches the average dinner plate we commonly use today measures 11 or 12 inches across.
A few decades ago plates measured 7 to 9 inches.
Also when making your version you should allow for a space of 4 inches between dinner settings. Dinner plates 9 inch to 11 inch beware the 12 inch plate. It may not fit in your cabinet or dishwasher. Salad plates 6 inch to 8 5 inch salad plates can double as dessert plates.