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Blue Heron 2

408 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2537
+1 231-778-2583
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good12%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“omelette” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
408 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2537
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in at the recommendation of the ladies at the Visitor Center. It was not crowded (10 am on a Thursday) and we were looking forward to taking some locally baked bread with us when we left. We ordered the pancakes...More

Thank Michelle W
Julie W, Owner at Blue Heron 2, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michelle, I am very sorry to hear about your experience at our restaurant. That is definitely not the type of service we strive to give our customers. I am thankful you brought this to our attention so we can take measures to get it...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Stopped here for Breakfast during Cherry Festival and was pleasantly surprised! Quite small inside but the food was outstanding. Would highly recommend the Spring Ham Breakfast Sandwich!

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Their food is excellent - generous servings, unique preparation - small and very cozy, comfortable space

Thank virginiawollenhaupt
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We had lunch at the Blue Heron 2. I had the Tuscan Turkey sandwich and my husband had the Chicken chopped salad. Beverages-water for me and coffee for my husband. My husband liked the coffee very much. We both enjoyed our lunch choices. The sandwich...More

1  Thank Beth R
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Perfect brunch stop. Food was fabulous. We didn't have any of the pastries (we were too full) but they looked delicious!

Thank EBtraveler614
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went to the Blue Heron both mornings we were in TC and everything we ordered was fantastic! Between the two of us we had the Pork Belly Bowl, The Squash Bowl, the Ham & Cheese Omelette and basic breakfast. All amazing. I had to...More

Thank heather_lynn_moore
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Tired of waiting in line at the Omelette Shoppe? You need to try this place. The one downside of trying to eat out in TC is waiting. I know it's a busy town but I don't want to wait 2 hours for breakfast. By then...More

Thank GeneStevenson
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The place is a little "meat-centric" for me but the oatmeal was great. Coffee was good. Friend had an omelet that he liked very much. They are known for their sourdough bread. Service was excellent. I think her name was Angelique.

Thank setter3
Julie W, Owner at Blue Heron 2, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time review us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback. We change our menus often and try to offer a good variety of gluten free and vegetarian options too. Hopefully we can tempt you with a different menu soon.

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Got omelet wrap made with pesto in the batter and filled with feta cheese, spinach and sun dried tomatoes. One of the best I have ever had. Came with thin sliced potatoes and sourdough toast. Large portions. Not the cheapest breakfast in town but high...More

Thank Bill H
Julie W, Owner at Blue Heron 2, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We appreciate your feedback. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went with my 16 year grand daughter, either one of us was impressed. I had just a basic scrambled eggs and sausage, Ms M. had an omelet, both dishes where over powered with the taste of Chorizo sausage. Which I'm not a fan of, and...More

1  Thank 2151scott
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2537
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-778-2583
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Our menu features breads, pastries, soup and salads made with fresh, locally grown ingredients. Stop in and try our hearty, wholesome breakfast and lunch specials. Catering available.
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