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Blue Heron

) #4 of 8 Restaurants in Cold Spring ££ - £££
305 5th Ave S, Cold Spring, MN 56320-2310
+1 320-685-3831
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good25%
  • Average44%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“prime rib” (5 reviews)
“long time” (2 reviews)
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305 5th Ave S, Cold Spring, MN 56320-2310
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

A leatherette table cloth and cloth napkins was a good start. I don't recall seeing that before. Prompt friendly service was another plus. I'm a sucker for a good prime rib and the portion I was served, along with a reasonably good everything baked potato...More

1  Thank oldwidowerfun
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Had a great dinner with extended family. A wonderfull Prime Rib, reasonably priced and done perfectly.

1  Thank Dave_in_Clio
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Couldn't think of a place to eat last night, our friends brought up the Blue Heron. To our surprise they were having a dinner theater going on (will need to check that out now too). Ordered the coconut chicken fingers/fries and salad bar (no I...More

1  Thank Maidenmn65
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Hostesses very friendly, great first impression. Server didn't say much, but was prompt. Intrigued by pasta night, but I am gluten free-very impressed the had a separate GF menu. Food was nothing special. BOH was using profanity and my 7 year old overheard-that was extremely...More

Thank TDJ10
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Because we know a lot of people in town, we usually run into some we know which is always nice. Yes, it's been around a long time and we think it looks fine. The food is good and the service is as well. My husband...More

1  Thank randttravel
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, variety in food and atmosphere. Can choose between formal dining or casual/lounge dining, in addition they have a lot of space to hold large group gatherings from 10 people to 400 people. Food was great. I had the delicious broiled walleye...More

1  Thank vaha0403
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The decor is outdated! I got the Malibu Coconut Chicken Salad which was really good! My husband got the Prime Rib which was overcooked, tasteless and small! His Brother got the Prime Rib and Walleye Combo and felt the same way my husband did! His...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We were there on a Wednesday evening with another couple expecting a nice quiet dinner. We were disappointed when the dining room was closed and the only option was to sit in the "bar" area with a pull tab dispenser. The place advertises itself as...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Reliably good, full menu restaurant that is good for special occasions. In an area of small towns, during our vacations to the area Blue Heron is usually reserved for that special night eating out. Excellent walleye sandwich.

Thank 260Mark
Reviewed 13 August 2015

My husband and I heard this was a great place to eat, especially the chicken buffet. Unfortunately to our disappointment the chicken buffet was not good. We had our choice of two types of chicken, one was dry and the other had a mushy coating....More

Thank Cindy G
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
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16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 5th Ave S, Cold Spring, MN 56320-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Cold Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 320-685-3831
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