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Blue Heron

#16 of 332 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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3320 E Market St, Ste A, York, PA 17402-2619
+1 717-846-1100
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The Blue Heron is one of our favorite restaurants in York. We have always experienced great service and wonderful food. Our only complaint is that the menu has not changed for as long as we’ve been going and is the only reason we don’t go more often. Other than that….its great.

1 Thank David R
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the location and exterior. Having visited Paris several times, it's been difficult to re-create that experience stateside. The Blue Heron was point on. I felt just like I was in a cozy French bistro. Nice varied menu selection and presented perfectly. Delicious all around. Be sure to try one of their specialty cocktails!

1 Thank Genine A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

York, PA is not known as a gourmand's destination, so expectations may be low. Raise them a bit, however, if you visit the Blue Heron. In short, the food, and the experience, are surprisingly good. So good that you wish it were just a bit better. Let me explain: There are many restaurants that you can tell are being all... More 

Thank dctm001
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Went here on a whim to have a great time with my gal since she wanted something different. I found Jason very pushy and rude to us and almost seemed to be rushing us to get done. He didn't bring us bread right away and I saw other guests being given a stuffed green pepper as an appetizer but he... More 

Thank MyGalandMe
Warren, New Jersey
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service. A suprisingly good find nestled in an unassuming area of town. The food was outstanding and our server, Jason, was attentive. My lamb chops were cooked exactly to order. The chocolate mousse was authentic, light in texture and rich on taste. The outside grounds could use some sprucing up to match the fine dining experience... More 

Thank Debbie S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for authentic French cuisine in York, this is the best around here. I believe the owner is from Normandy, not that it matters, just a small rid bit of information there. I have eaten here on multiple occasions and have ordered the frog legs, calamari, steak au poivre and the duck confit. All of which I... More 

1 Thank QuigleyFam717
Mundelein, Illinois
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is my second review of the Blue Heron. It has gone down hill substantially, or the chef was having an off night. We had a French-inspired beef stew. Oddly, the beef was very dry in this dish. This suggests that the beef was held separately from the broth and possibly microwaved prior to reassembling the dish. Not very impressive.... More 

1 Thank Gail B
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Let's face it, York, PA, will never be considered a foodie's destination. That being said, the Blue Heron is a refreshing, more sophisticated experience, than one usually finds! Service is pleasant and accommodating, and the food is quite satisfying to the palate. My husband and I were quite pleased with the mussels and frites, and will return in the near... More 

1 Thank gizmosteve
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

A friend took me to the Blue Heron for a late supper and the food and service was excellent. Highly recommend for special occasion

1 Thank Bubbalew
York, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised to have an exceptional French menu and exceptional wine available with an entree. The maitre d very helpful in recommending wine to complement our dinner. Very nice interior design very nice friendly staff and quite adequate parking nicely appointed interior handicap accessible Great Shelf with an exceptional menu and exceptional praesentation paste with a treat to your... More 

1 Thank TombstoneJoe

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3320 E Market St, Ste A, York, PA 17402-2619
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 717-846-1100

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