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Blue Heron Cafe

304 N Mitchell St, Cadillac, MI 49601-1871
+1 231-775-5461
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (45 reviews)
“donuts” (33 reviews)
“cookies” (33 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
304 N Mitchell St, Cadillac, MI 49601-1871
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Reviewed April 3, 2016

They are always changing up their menu, great farm to table. As well as wonderful donuts and breads.

Thank Erica U
Reviewed March 16, 2016

We stopped for a late breakfast, but they stopped serving it by 11:30am. Picking from the lunch menu, we both were very very pleased with the flavor of the food. Next time we travel through town we will stop again!

Thank Randy W
Reviewed March 16, 2016

They always have something different each day. Or if you would like the same, their Nature Lovers Salad is perfect for the everyday lunch!!!

Thank MelissaM02
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

The Blue Heron Cafe promotes wholesome eating and local ingredients as much as possible. Everything is delicious and there is always something interesting and different on the menu. If not for breakfast or lunch, you also just stop in for bread or bakery items. Cookies...More

Thank Leslie469
Reviewed March 9, 2016

We stopped to have breakfast after spending a long weekend at Cabrafae. We chose Blue Heron because we've never eaten there and other reviews were favorable. Although prior reviews had mentioned that the menu was brief, I didn't realize that it would only have 8...More

Thank soroya
Reviewed February 24, 2016

I was somewhat underwhelmed by the menu at first- then I tried the food. Whole, local ingredients make all the difference. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Mike W
Reviewed January 14, 2016

The menu is always evolving...and healthy. Taste is never a question and portions are substantial. The soup selections are amazing and tasty. And don't miss the fresh baked goods...if there's any left when you get there!

Thank Lawrence R
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Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Very expensive . Food not hot! asked for a second plate to divide food . It was cold. Sweet rolls were good. - service fair.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Favorite place for fresh donuts, breakfast and lunch! They have a nice seasonal menu. Blue Heron is one of the only places in Cadillac to get fresh, tasty vegetarian and vegan food. Their chicken sandwiches and pesto eggs and bacon are two of my favorites.

Thank Shelley T
Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Had beet hash. Flavorful beets and potatoes with goat cheese. Bed Wonderful sourdough bread. Would make a special trip to experience this again!

Thank Sharon E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 N Mitchell St, Cadillac, MI 49601-1871
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cadillac
  • Phone Number: +1 231-775-5461
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.
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