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Blue House Bistro - CLOSED

220 W. 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423-3108
616-355-1994
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Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Blue House Bistro is a casual boutique bistro locally owned and operated by award wining Chef Angie K. The restaurant is located on West 8th street in Downtown Holland, Michigan between Kollen Park and The Civic Center. The restaurant has an extensive and innovative menu featuring the best Neo-American Creole Fusion style cuisine in West Michigan. Blue House Bistro serves up delicious small plates, hand crafted soups, fresh salads, Chef Angie K's featured entrees, sandwiches, gourmet pizza, and delectable desserts to hungry Holland residents and visitors everyday. The restaurant also uses seasonal, farm fresh, locally sourced, and organic ingredients in every dish whenever possible.Come, join us downtown. Gather with family and friends over a plate of Beignets, a steaming bowl of Seafood Gumbo, or one of Chef Angie K's other featured culinary creations. The restaurant serves dine-in, take out, delivery, and catering. There is an ever growing selection of domestic, imported, and local produced beer and wine available to-go or for delivery. There are many lunch and dinner options available in Holland and the West Michigan region, and we appreciate you choosing Blue House Bistro as your Holland area restaurant of choice.

27 reviews from our community

77% Recommend
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English first
Holland, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

the resturant is no longer open. They asked us what kind of dressing we wanted on our Greek Salad! the food was prepared poorly and not served well either. the atmosphere was like a store more then a resturant. the people serving didn't seem to know what they were doing.

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Holland, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Don't pass up a chance to eat at the Blue House Bistro. This bistro is Chef-owned and opened for the summer season. Not a typical restaurant, high quality food, a delightful experience that bears repeating.

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Morton, IL
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

This was a nice stop for lunch. We all loved listening to the radio station out of New Orleans while eating lunch. It's small, but full of charm. The menu wasn't huge, but had enough variety to please all (we have a vegetarian in our family). The waitress was friendly and quick. If you want a different type of place... More

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

This is a gem! We had one of their small plates, the mediterranean sampler with warm pita yummy! That set the tone. Then we ordered the crab cakes in puff pastry with a merangue topping on a bed of greens. Really different and inovative. I can't wait to go back. A little hard to find because the farmer's market was... More

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Indianapolis, IN
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We were looking for a unique place to eat in Holland, and came across the Blue House Bistro. The managers were very friendly and welcoming. The average menu meal is $8-$10, and plenty of food! The Chicago Beef sandwich and fries was really good! We would definitely return to try something else. We had a party of 5 and everyone... More

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holland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

I have been a long time customer at the Blue House Bistro. The food is always excellent, full of flavor and the entire experience reminds me of a true Creole dinning experience. The staff are always extremely friendly and fast. I absolutely love the Gorgonzola Stuffed Chicken and the Fried Chicken with Red Beans and Rice. The Blue House Bistro... More

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Holland, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

We have gone to the Blue House Bistro on several occasions and always love to go back. If it was for the ambiance, we would not go there. What brings us back is the excellent gumbo, the jambalaya, the creole pizza, the Phyllo feta rolls and the like. The cook is be very creative and often tries variations of a... More

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Holland, Michigan
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

I did not know the Blue House Bistro was open even though I pass by it often. The good was very good.

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Jenison, MI
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

My husband had read a favorable review, so we went with family and were all VERY disappointed! Nothing was exceptional and several items were mediocre at best. I just don't see how this place will stay in business long. Presentation of entrees was poor as well and they all seemed very bland. It was over priced as well.

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Michigan Usa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

We went with another couple to try out Blue House Bistro. Went on a Sunday at noon. We were the only ones there. We proceeded to have a personalized meal experience. I had a house salad with coconut vinaigrette dressing. (Very nice). My wife had the curried pumpkin soup. (Quite spicy) I had the Blue House Lasagna. Very good. Good... More

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