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The Blue Heron Restaurant & Tavern

Steelhead Boulevard, Duncans Mills, CA 95430
+1 707-865-9135
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (4 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“greek salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Pub
$$ - $$$
Steelhead Boulevard, Duncans Mills, CA 95430
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Started with a nice fresh salad with fresh ground pepper by our waitress. Attentive service in a rustic setting. A tad high price wise but everything near the coast is that way! Everything was cooked right but could have used a bit more seasoning.

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The Blue Heron is a nice Tavern, with a small restaurant. They have pretty good vegetarian burgers and make good Long Island Ice tea, other then that their a good place to kick back listen to live local artists perform concerts while you relax drink...More

Thank kinkykatzzco
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Bar was full with live music patrons so we went into the dining room which was much quieter. We ordered the special which was delivered quickly and tasted great. there was a cowboy in spurs sitting at the next table...very colorful place. Love it!

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had dinner here on Saturday night and we were extremely happy with the food. One person had the steak dinner ($22) who said it was cooked perfectly, one had the baby back pork ribs ($18) and it was outrageously delicious and tender, and my friend...More

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Waitress had an entertaining dry/disinterested style. Good portions, the Ahi salad was superb. Ribs looked great & fish and chips fresh

Thank mikebeck2016
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a hamburger, but when the super friendly waitress told us the night's special was prime rib and huge we decided to split this instead. It was a small roast and perfectly cooked to medium. The meal included a wonderful Caesar salad, loaded...More

Thank jra7750SoCal
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I believe each of us should be opinionated, make our own minds up about everything and create our own personal reality. From a personal view The Heron is almost a second home to me. It's neighborly, unpretentious and nurturing. Of course living 5 minutes away...More

Thank sdgross
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Full bar , beers on tap, tasty pub food, friendly service, and music often. Food to-go is easily pickled up from the bar...

Thank cola1979
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Had dinner twice in the Tavern section of the establishment. It's quite small & gets very crowded at night with the locals crowding in. Often there's a band playing loudly in the corner. Food was good both times. For families & larger groups there's a...More

Thank dutchpetra
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The family stopped here for a casual lunch. Most had sandwiches which ere good and very generous. Also recommend the fish and chips. The batter was a little heavy but the fish was very fresh and tasty

Thank Kenneth K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 16:00
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11:00 - 16:00
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11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steelhead Boulevard, Duncans Mills, CA 95430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Duncans Mills
  • Phone Number: +1 707-865-9135
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