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Heron on the River

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2700 Orchard Hwy, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
(866) 466-7338
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East Lansing, Michigan
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the casino and had planned to eat dinner with friends and family (who weren't staying at the casino) at Heron on the River. We're very disappointed to find it closed as it was still on the website. Our friends were already on their way when we learned it was closed. The closure was not mentioned at checkin.... More 

1 Thank TWorkTraveler
Lansing, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Nice server very friendly. Food was pretty good at a fair price. Construction in progress near restaurant was a distraction though.

1 Thank ECPenney
Brighton, Michigan
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

The drinks are very good there and made just like I like them....had dinner there twice and it was very good. I wish for there appetizers they had more to offer....like a shrimp cocktail!

Thank kjlbrighteyes
Grayling, Michigan
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was my first visit to this restaurant. I had a steak, loaded baked potato and sweet potato logs. The steak was grilled and smothered with pearl onions and mushrooms and was tender and delicious. The loaded potato and sweet potatoes were equally as good. The service was fast and friendly. I am looking forward to my next visit!

1 Thank Nancy B
Bay City, Michigan
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

The food at the Heron on the River is absolutely great! The service is good. Would recommend eating at this place.

1 Thank Kelly48706
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015

For about 7 years, I have love traveling north to Little River Casino. I would go to gamble—not crazy, but a conservative fun. I would go for the nice indoor, garden setting and outdoor courtyard of the hotel side. I would go to eat at either the Willows or the Heron. Moreover, I have stayed over in the hotel at... More 

Thank NFtraveler2014
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2015

I love the perch, everything we have tried is good though. Very cozy dining next to the indoor lighted river.

1 Thank Metamora_mi_Freebird
Fort Myers, Florida
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2015

We sometimes go to the breakfast buffet. They make omelets and you make your own toast. They usually have some kind of breakfast meats, fried potatoes, some fruit. The way the buffet is laid out it seems to get congested at times. The food is just okay.

Thank Kaye R
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Had a great quick meal here tonight...my husband and I both had the Spinach Salad...totally yummy...and we split a sandwich. Plenty of food for two! We cannot recommend the Spinach Salad enough. Everything about it is great! Might try adding some chicken the next time.

1 Thank Patricia R
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

what a great variety on the new dinner menu. our party of four enjoyed the creative selection...we all loved our meals and will recommend this restaurant to our friends. wonderful dinner gathering.

1 Thank Eileen D

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Restaurant Details

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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 2700 Orchard Hwy, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Manistee County  >  Manistee
  • Phone Number: (866) 466-7338
866-466-7338 Located in Little River Casino.

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