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Blue Heron Cafe

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236 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1574
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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Chestertown, Maryland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is great. The food is very good, however the portions are small and the prices high! Service can be slow.

Thank Maryanne A
Chestertown, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

At Blue Heron, we always have an excellent dinner. The owner, Paul, and his staff are very welcoming. The dining room is cozy. The warm bread with olive oil is an excellent starter. Entrees are often supplemented by local fresh seafood and farm vegetables. Desserts are all homemade by their chef.

Thank glwilson78
Frederick, Maryland
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Located in the historic district, the restaurant is conveniently located 1 block from High St - the main street for shopping and dining. We were greeted immediately upon entering and service was attentive throughout our meal. Complementary warm bread with dipping oil was served. Being on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, we... More 

Thank dwitness
Baltimore, Maryland
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant and think it helps us remember our mini vacation in Chestertown. We enjoyed our meal as it was well prepared. We especially appreciated the attention from the owners and staff who were friendly and checked on us several times.

Thank Kathy G
Acworth, Georgia
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156 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reserved for special anniversary and were provided great service and meal. Would come back again. The were patient with us and let spend the full evening without pressure or rushing us.

Thank james h
Asheville, North Carolina
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relativity is important to keep in mind. Sure, the Blue Heron is not going to get a Michelin star anytime soon, but it is a fantastic restaurant in this little town! Very good, very fresh food. Attentive, friendly service -but not overbearing. Charming & quaint atmosphere. The oysters were fresh and perfect. The trout was super. The desserts were fabulous.... More 

Thank BigCityBeing
New Jersey
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visit Chestertown several times a year. We always dine at the Blue Heron, on a quiet back street in historic Chestertown. We are seafood folks. The seafood selections are always tastefully prepared and absolutely fresh. Service is very friendly and attentive. Some quiet and tasteful jazz plays in the background, adding a nice ambience.

Thank NJSojourner
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Very good food in a sweet, friendly and charming place. The baked oysters are yummy! The specials are delicious along with the duck.

Thank Geri M
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Menu is all that you would want. The owner and servers lokk out for your every need. The décor fits the nautical theme of the town. A top notch dining experience on a side street in the middle of the town. The exterior fits the period of the town

Thank ellshipmodeler
Kingston, NJ
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This was a wonderful meal in a terrific setting. The owner was a pleasure to speak with and the waitress was wonderful. The oysters with crab and Hollandaise were superb and a bit different from other presentations. Delicious crab cakes. Will look forward to returning.

Thank tbjnj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $27
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1574
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: 14107780188

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