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The Blue Heron Restuarant at The Landing

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110 Front Street, Suite #2, Van Buren, MO 63965
+1 573-323-1299
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
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“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“ribeye” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
110 Front Street, Suite #2, Van Buren, MO 63965
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

The Blue Heron Restaurant is a fabulous dining experience. The menu offers a wide variety of items including traditional items like burgers, catfish, and shrimp that are tasty, but also items created especially by Chef Bobby like Sister's chicken and Crab stuffed filet. However, my...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Went here last time with a group of 10 friends for dinner on a Friday nite. The place was crowded, but the service was still good and the wait times were reasonable. I had the best steak I've had in months (a rib eye) and...More

Thank PBSpeakeasy
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

The Chef here is amazing. This is five star over the top dining in little ole Van Buren. The owners and staff are great. And then there's the view! You dine literally feet from the Current River a stream so beautiful the United States Congress...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is the second time we have visited The Landings and the Blue Heron. Again, we were pleased with the selection, the food and the service. Almost worth the trip to the Van Buren area.

Thank Woody L
Reviewed July 29, 2015

On a second trip to the Landing, we were fortunate enough to sample a late dinner at the Blue Heron. Views of the sunset and the river on the higher deck were as amazing as the drinks. But the best surprise was the delectable food...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Absolutely the best steak in the area. Great atmosphere, patio seating is fabulous and you can watch the Current River float by!

Thank 595christyr
Reviewed June 30, 2015

After a long day of travel, we were looking for a good meal and stopped at The Blue Heron on the way to Eminence, MO. We both had the best steaks we've had in a long time - tender and cooked perfectly!!

Thank Ranetta M
Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Order the pork steaks! This is far and away better than any place nearby. Casual attire. View of the river. Friendly. Beautiful. Great food.

Thank schmadh
Reviewed June 12, 2015

I don't know how this restaurant could be rated 8th out of 11 restaurants is Van Buren. It is far and away better than anything around since the Big Spring Lodge is closed for 3 years. My wife and I ate there a couple of...More

Thank Ozark Dave
Reviewed October 6, 2014

We came to Van Buren with a recommendation from a friend of a friend to "eat at the Blue Heron. Right on the main road." We thought we could find it from the brief description we had, but we didn't see it at lunch time...More

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Nearby Attractions
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Current River
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.55 miles away
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Van Buren Riverfront Park
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.55 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Front Street, Suite #2, Van Buren, MO 63965
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Van Buren
  • Phone Number: +1 573-323-1299
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