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“The New Location Rocks!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Heron

Blue Heron
3320 East Market St., Ste A, York, PA 17402
717-846-1100
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Ranked #6 of 398 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
York, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“The New Location Rocks!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Sometimes when a restaurant changes locations, it is not as good. Well, not this one! This move made great, even better! Still the excellent food in a better atmosphere!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Potomac, MD
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Has to be a tough old bird when you need a steak knife for duck!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

I knew it was a problem when the owner threw the wait staff under the bus and said "the duck was tough? ....they should have given you a steak knife!" It could not be cut with a steak knife either and my wife sent it back (which she has only done twice in 25 years) They did take it off the check.

I had heard good things about this place and figured someone from Normandy would know canard Not going back.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Harrisburg
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Slipping from the top”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Blue Heron used to be our favorite restaurant in York and we recommended it to everyone. Unfortunately, our latest visit after a several month hiatus was very disappointing. It started with a basket of cold, hard bread with the kind of cheap, foil covered butter you get in diners. From there, we had crab soup that was filled with pieces of shell, a side order of potatoes consisted of about 12 little pieces of Ore Ida hash brown potatoes, green beans were cooked till they were limp and yellow, swordfish had no seasoning and the dessert was a semi-thawed, stale piece of what appeared to be a store bought cake (except worse). Our total bill was $92. To top it off, the owner stood at the front counter and did a "shot" in full view of all of the customers. And when we went to leave, the owner had moved to the parking lot for another shot and a cigarette with the chef. Tacky, tacky... poor image. Drinking on the job is never a good idea, but doing it in front of customers and employees is even worse. Sad to see how far Blue Heron has slipped in a few months. Hope the bar gets raised back to its usual standards.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Quaint and tasty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I haven't tried very many French restaurants, so I don't have anything to compare Blue Heron to. However, the food my party tried was all very good. This restaurant is a BYOB place, which can make it much more cost effective to wine and dine. The dining room is very small with several tables crammed in. Do not expect a very private dinner.

Visited August 2012
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Cozumel, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Outstanding !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful French dishes. Specials are out of this world. Brother in law said best chicken he had ever had

Will come back

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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