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Red Heron Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Red Heron Cafe (Downtown Williamston) is a place to relax and unwind after a busy day at work. Serving the best in food, wine, drinks, and providing the best in entertainment! Come find out why we're "The Talk of the Town"!
$3 - $18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Grill, American, Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews shrimp and grits brisket sandwich wings sandwiches onion rings mango jerk chef michael off the beaten path his wife small town side street nice wait staff local gem on trip advisor cozy place worth the trip just the right amount
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Michael Herring and his wife Callie have brought big city cuisine to the town of Williamston. Their menu covers burgers, wraps, pasta, steaks and much more. Every meal I’ve had there has exceeded my expectations and I always look forward to my next visit. I’ve...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Van H
Reviewed November 25, 2018

This place had some really good food and it was a really good place to have lunch and hang out. Will definitely eat here again in the near future.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank patnaut
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Mango jerk pork chop was wonderful. We were traveling to SC and wanted something besides fast food. Food was fast and healthy. The menu is a little complicated to understand.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Angela S
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on Saturday. Wasn’t too crowded. My sister and I had a veggie burger and my husband had a BLT. They were all delicious. They come with a side I had sweet potato fries for a dollar up charge. They were great as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dennancy
Reviewed October 7, 2018

The chef at the Red Heron is truly gifted. I've only had pork chops that were equal to his in a fancy New Orleans eatery. His smoky brisket was as good as prize-winning Kansas City Barbecue champions. The burger was huge and luscious and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DClaud
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This cafe is hidden on a deadend side street, but it's worth finding. The food was made to order, and tasty. The service was friendly, and efficient. It was a great lunch spot for us as we were passing through.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed September 30, 2018

My wife and I moved to Williamston just 6 months ago,and we have eaten in every food place here,but nothing and I mean nothing compares to The Red Heron.This was beyond great food ,the owners and the atmosphere is just awesome.The 1st place we have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sourlow
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Friendly servers but longest wait for serving that I have ever experienced. More than 45 minutes to be served a hamburger after ordering. 15-20 minutes to get a beverage. One beverage was not the item ordered - after a 15-minute wait.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Followed the tripadvisor lead and stopped in for lunch on our voyage back to VA from the Outerbanks. Cleanest restaurant I've ever seen and the food was very good. Staff was friendly and the food came out quickly and was fresh and hot. Just wish...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

The Red Heron Cafe was a small but pleasant place. The food was very good and the staff was very friendly. The cook came out to make sure the food was ok. Would go back!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rita B
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