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Blue Heron Cafe

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236 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1572
+1 410-778-0188
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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219 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Relaxed atmosphere, fantastic food, excellent service. You can't go wrong here, no matter what you order. There were five of us, and everyone's meal was beyond good. Friendly too! Don't miss this one of a kind restaurant.

Thank Michael A
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Michael. Glad you and your group enjoyed and look forward to seeing everyone again soon! Paul More 

Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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230 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Very pleasant room, excellent food, attentive service; many good selections as well as daily specials; seafood excellent

Thank Melody M
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Two couples on a getaway weekend. Simple stated a great meal, super service. If you are in Chestertown, go, recommend reservations on weekend.

Thank Kenneth C
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Excellent meal. Duck was superb, Crab cakes were terrific. Filet was prepared medium rare, exactly as ordered. Make your reservation now.

Thank Michael1235711
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you, Michael! Yes, the "double duck" is my favorite!! See you soon again, I hope. Paul More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We've been to this cozy restaurant several times, chosen different meals and have not been disappointed. Excellent crème brulee! The staff is very accommodating and friendly.

Thank jrichcreek
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

The crème brulee is just so very good...I eat too many! With everything we serve made in house--desserts and breads included, I should weigh twice what I do!! Thank you for visiting and your kind words. Hope to see you again soon. Paul More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is our sixth time to the Blue Heron Cafe in the past five years, and the staff and restaurant continually produce wonderful and fresh meals. The quality of the food, the presentation, and the staff all combine to make this a great place to go to when in Chestertown. We had a long talk with the owner/manager about the... More 

1 Thank williamsjg3
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You!! Great to see you both. More 

Hamilton, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 17, 2016

We have been coming regularly for many years. The service and food is always excellent. Paul makes sure that all his guests are happy with their choices. We are grateful there is such a special restaurant in Chestertown and always look forward to dining there.

Thank Roni7Virginia
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you kind words. I know we'll see you again soon! Till then. Paul More 

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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The Blue Heron is a charming restaurant near downtown Chestertown with staff that are both knowledgeable and very nice. I had the best dinner I've had in I don't know how long - trout stuffed with spinach and goat cheese. The entire dining experience was top notch and whenever I'm back in the area, I'll be eating at the Blue... More 

Thank Murfee
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

thanks Murfee! We look forward to seeing you when you get back to beautiful, historic Chestertown. Cheers! Paul More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is a small, shall we say "intimate" restaurant where the owner strives to make the dining a fine experience. I took the squeeze there on her birthday, meeting another ES couple as a surprise. From the first moment 'til the last, all enjoyed flawless service and an interesting and savory wide selection of goodies. I am not a "what... More 

Thank TimmyOT
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. See you again soon!! Paul More 

Norwood, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Sauteed Sea Scallops w/ coconut was delicious as were side veggies.Baked Brie was not sweet enough for me but, I like things sweet. Hubby enjoyed stuffed shrimp appetizer & Rockfish main course. Prices & portions were comparative to other local restaurants but the atmosphere & staff was top notch. My favorite,romantic restaurant in Chestertown. Yanina & Jessica, thank you for... More 

Thank CatW610

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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
Average prices
$18 - $27
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
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 21620-1572
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-778-0188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?