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Blue Heron Cafe

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236 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1572
+1 410-778-0188
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17:15 - 20:00
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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188 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Relaxed atmosphere, fantastic food, excellent service. You can't go wrong here, no matter what you order. There were five of us, and everyone's meal was beyond good. Friendly too! Don't miss this one of a kind restaurant.

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Thank Michael A
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Michael. Glad you and your group enjoyed and look forward to seeing everyone again soon! Paul More 

Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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203 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very pleasant room, excellent food, attentive service; many good selections as well as daily specials; seafood excellent

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Thank Melody M
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Two couples on a getaway weekend. Simple stated a great meal, super service. If you are in Chestertown, go, recommend reservations on weekend.

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Thank Kenneth C
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Excellent meal. Duck was superb, Crab cakes were terrific. Filet was prepared medium rare, exactly as ordered. Make your reservation now.

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Thank Michael1235711
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you, Michael! Yes, the "double duck" is my favorite!! See you soon again, I hope. Paul More 

Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We've been to this cozy restaurant several times, chosen different meals and have not been disappointed. Excellent crème brulee! The staff is very accommodating and friendly.

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Thank jrichcreek
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

The crème brulee is just so very good...I eat too many! With everything we serve made in house--desserts and breads included, I should weigh twice what I do!! Thank you for visiting and your kind words. Hope to see you again soon. Paul More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is our sixth time to the Blue Heron Cafe in the past five years, and the staff and restaurant continually produce wonderful and fresh meals. The quality of the food, the presentation, and the staff all combine to make this a great place to go to when in Chestertown. We had a long talk with the owner/manager about the... More 

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Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You!! Great to see you both. More 

Hamilton, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We have been coming regularly for many years. The service and food is always excellent. Paul makes sure that all his guests are happy with their choices. We are grateful there is such a special restaurant in Chestertown and always look forward to dining there.

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Thank Roni7Virginia
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you kind words. I know we'll see you again soon! Till then. Paul More 

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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Blue Heron is a charming restaurant near downtown Chestertown with staff that are both knowledgeable and very nice. I had the best dinner I've had in I don't know how long - trout stuffed with spinach and goat cheese. The entire dining experience was top notch and whenever I'm back in the area, I'll be eating at the Blue... More 

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Thank Murfee
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

thanks Murfee! We look forward to seeing you when you get back to beautiful, historic Chestertown. Cheers! Paul More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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85 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a small, shall we say "intimate" restaurant where the owner strives to make the dining a fine experience. I took the squeeze there on her birthday, meeting another ES couple as a surprise. From the first moment 'til the last, all enjoyed flawless service and an interesting and savory wide selection of goodies. I am not a "what... More 

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Thank TimmyOT
Heron1Chestertown, Owner at Blue Heron Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. See you again soon!! Paul More 

Norwood, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Sauteed Sea Scallops w/ coconut was delicious as were side veggies.Baked Brie was not sweet enough for me but, I like things sweet. Hubby enjoyed stuffed shrimp appetizer & Rockfish main course. Prices & portions were comparative to other local restaurants but the atmosphere & staff was top notch. My favorite,romantic restaurant in Chestertown. Yanina & Jessica, thank you for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 27
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:15 - 20:00
Tuesday
17:15 - 20:00
Wednesday
17:15 - 20:00
Thursday
17:15 - 20:00
Friday
17:15 - 20:00
Saturday
17:15 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1572
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-778-0188

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