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“Must stop here in Cadillac!”
Review of Blue Heron Cafe

Blue Heron Cafe
Ranked #4 of 66 Restaurants in Cadillac
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Blue Heron serves an excellent breakfast and lunch in large proportions; they are not open for dinner. Food is always fresh and unique. Daily lunches include a choice of 2 homemade soups w/complimentary homemade sourdough bread and a variety of sandwiches on homemade sourdough bread or wraps. Salads are always freshly made and filled with fruit, vegetables, and/or meat with tasty dressings. Two baker's display cases are filled each morning with fresh cookies, fried cakes, muffins, bagels, pies, cakes, and a large variety of sweet rolls, baked on site. Customers congregate there for coffee and a choice of doughnut or cookie. Their breakfasts are hearty and delicious. The owner is the cook, and it is a treat to find such a high quality restaurant in this small tourist town.
Temperance MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Must stop here in Cadillac!”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Attention foodies! This place is great! It is a bakery/ breakfast/lunch event! Excellent quality in their baked goods! May be the best cream filled long john I ever had! Homemade breads- excellent. The cinnamon raisin bread was out of this world. It weighed what I thought was 3 lbs because of the ton of raisins! We went for lunch and had the Michigan ham and cheese. Grilled on fresh homemade bread, there was a thin layer of cherry jam to add a dimension. The side with the sandwich was a delightful keewa blended with veggies and a mayo/yogurt dressing. Very, very different but quite good. Friendly service! Nice location downtown. A great gem for Cadillac!

  • Visited July 2014
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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Must stop for lunch or breakfast!”
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Best lunch of our trip! We looked at tripadvisor for lunch spot between Traverse City and Detroit! Perfect friendly service with outstanding soups and breads! Our two boys 11 and 13 loved their grilled cheese and we loved the prime rib sandwich. Homemade cookies topped off the meal! Skip the fast food and take an extra 20 minutes for family time and quality!

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Canton, MI
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fantastic lunch! ”
Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

We stopped here after a bike ride on the white pine trail. It was one of the best lunches I've ever had! The staff was so kind and the food was amazing. I had the roasted beet sandwich and the flavor was perfect. My husband had the blackberry jam grilled cheese and raved about it. We're also excited that they have a location in Traverse City, we will absolutely go there! Btw, first time visitors get a free loaf of bread.

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Canton
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“Creative menu, high quality ingredients, excellent flavor!”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Had the blackberry jam, grilled cheese sandwich with ham, black bean soup and a cherry tart. my wife had the roasted beet sandwich, we split the soup and tart! i would definitely return. we learned there is a location in traverse city as well!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great cafe experience with amazing food, friendly attentive service and a free loaf of bread as first time customers”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Traveling thru Cadillac we found this awesome little cafe. Fresh coffee, friendly service and an amazing breakfast means we will be back. Fresh baked bread and gluten free options. Took home snickerdoodle cookies and a free loaf of bread as we were first time customers. Highly recommend a visit.

  • Visited July 2014
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