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Blue Heron

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305 5th Ave S, Cold Spring, MN 56320-2310
+1 320-685-3831
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good23%
  • Average43%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“prime rib” (5 reviews)
“cloth napkins” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
305 5th Ave S, Cold Spring, MN 56320-2310
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

I have been eating at Great Blue Heron Restaurant for seventeen years and have never been disappointed in their excellent menu or the way in which they prepare it. In addition to the dining room they have a lounge and a large banquet hall. The...More

1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A leatherette table cloth and cloth napkins was a good start. I don't recall seeing that before. Prompt friendly service was another plus. I'm a sucker for a good prime rib and the portion I was served, along with a reasonably good everything baked potato...More

1  Thank oldwidowerfun
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Had a great dinner with extended family. A wonderfull Prime Rib, reasonably priced and done perfectly.

1  Thank Dave_in_Clio
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't think of a place to eat last night, our friends brought up the Blue Heron. To our surprise they were having a dinner theater going on (will need to check that out now too). Ordered the coconut chicken fingers/fries and salad bar (no I...More

1  Thank Maidenmn65
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Hostesses very friendly, great first impression. Server didn't say much, but was prompt. Intrigued by pasta night, but I am gluten free-very impressed the had a separate GF menu. Food was nothing special. BOH was using profanity and my 7 year old overheard-that was extremely...More

Thank TDJ10
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Because we know a lot of people in town, we usually run into some we know which is always nice. Yes, it's been around a long time and we think it looks fine. The food is good and the service is as well. My husband...More

1  Thank randttravel
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, variety in food and atmosphere. Can choose between formal dining or casual/lounge dining, in addition they have a lot of space to hold large group gatherings from 10 people to 400 people. Food was great. I had the delicious broiled walleye...More

1  Thank vaha0403
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The decor is outdated! I got the Malibu Coconut Chicken Salad which was really good! My husband got the Prime Rib which was overcooked, tasteless and small! His Brother got the Prime Rib and Walleye Combo and felt the same way my husband did! His...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

We were there on a Wednesday evening with another couple expecting a nice quiet dinner. We were disappointed when the dining room was closed and the only option was to sit in the "bar" area with a pull tab dispenser. The place advertises itself as...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Reliably good, full menu restaurant that is good for special occasions. In an area of small towns, during our vacations to the area Blue Heron is usually reserved for that special night eating out. Excellent walleye sandwich.

1  Thank 260Mark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 5th Ave S, Cold Spring, MN 56320-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Cold Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 320-685-3831
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