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“Anywhere near Big Rapids,Michigan? you should eat here”
Review of Blue Cow Cafe

Blue Cow Cafe
Ranked #1 of 53 Restaurants in Big Rapids
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great menu, white table cloths, "historic" district (2 miles east US 131), surprising wine list, even "destination" rest rooms. For someone from Chicago the prices were shockingly reasonable- petit side salad was $2.50. After 9 PM, though, the place closes and you have to go to Appleby's.

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Thank Sandford B
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Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stopped by while traveling. Had chicken salad croissant for lunch. Not the usual ground stuff.....nice chunky and very tasty salad mix and the croissant was delicious.

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Thank Christine M
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Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

This place did not disappoint. I can definitely see why they're rated #1 restaurant in Big Rapids. Wonderful food, great service, beautiful atmosphere.

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We sat outside. We enjoyed the goat cheese appetizer. I had a yummy mango martini and my husband had a blackberry Italian soda. For dinner, it was jambalaya for hubby and duck montmorency for me. Both were delicious. I had chocolate mousse for dessert. Service was great and atmosphere was very relaxing. Highly recommend

Thank Deborah M
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

We were driving to Mackinac Island with another couple, who is biased toward patronizing local establishments. So we meandered into Big Rapids to find the Blue Cow Café that was listed on the highway signs, when it was time for lunch. We thought it would be a quaint little small town 'grill', but instead we found an elegant contemporary restaurant worthy of any Saturday evening date night. Our waiter Bill provided excellent service, was well versed on the menu and perks of the restaurant, and prepared a great bananas foster for dessert-- he's a local HS history teacher in the school year, and what fantastic service with a smile! The food was totally yummy, we highly recommend the champagne chicken! don't miss this stop if you get the chance--and check out the restrooms; we had to look at both the women's and the men's b/c both are fun!

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Thank Rhea Z
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