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Blue Heron

#18 of 337 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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3320 East Market St., Ste A, York, PA 17402-2619
+1 717-846-1100
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 15:00 - 21:00
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was at the Blue Heron for the first time a few days ago. The food was excellent and the portions were large. I had plenty to eat and still had leftovers for 2 meals. The soup was delicious and the ratatouille was superb. The caramel flan for dessert was exceptional. The server suggested a blended wine; I wish I... More 

Thank Polly J
York, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue Heron is top notch. The owner loves to mingle with guests - he is so pleasant and takes pride in his establishment. The food is prepared perfectly and I love the atmosphere.

Thank bartadvisor
Dallastown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food and atmosphere at the Blue Heron. Our place to go for special occasions and when we just want to have a excellent meal in a well run restaurant.

Thank Gloria D
Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have tried most of the menu, with every meal as good as any other. Cannot say anything negative about the menu or the service. The owner makes it a point to check on you, every time. Highly recommend. Reservations needed on the weekends.

Thank timgallagr
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The cuisine at this restaurant is superb. We enjoyed a Christmas party here and the food and ambiance was delightful. Dave the manager was quite attentive. And the wait staff was very professional and delightful. The appetizers, entrees, and desserts were exceptional. The mussels and calamari were very good. The French food and atmosphere is worth returning to enjoy.

Thank carolyng307
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Did not enjoy blue heron. It smelled like cigarette smoke. Slow service. Seafood was like rubber. Custard was chewy. My wife even said she never needed to return, for her to say that, is pretty drastic! We'd been before and were not impressed, thought we'd try anew and it was even worse. Place is sad and depressing.

Thank pavadel
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Blue Heron is one of our favorite restaurants in York. We have always experienced great service and wonderful food. Our only complaint is that the menu has not changed for as long as we’ve been going and is the only reason we don’t go more often. Other than that….its great.

1 Thank David R
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the location and exterior. Having visited Paris several times, it's been difficult to re-create that experience stateside. The Blue Heron was point on. I felt just like I was in a cozy French bistro. Nice varied menu selection and presented perfectly. Delicious all around. Be sure to try one of their specialty cocktails!

2 Thank Genine A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

York, PA is not known as a gourmand's destination, so expectations may be low. Raise them a bit, however, if you visit the Blue Heron. In short, the food, and the experience, are surprisingly good. So good that you wish it were just a bit better. Let me explain: There are many restaurants that you can tell are being all... More 

1 Thank dctm001
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went here on a whim to have a great time with my gal since she wanted something different. I found Jason very pushy and rude to us and almost seemed to be rushing us to get done. He didn't bring us bread right away and I saw other guests being given a stuffed green pepper as an appetizer but he... More 

2 Thank MyGalandMe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3320 East Market St., Ste A, York, PA 17402-2619
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 717-846-1100

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