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Blue Heron 2

408 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2537
+1 231-778-2583
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good12%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“omelette” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
408 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2537
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Had a combo lunch of grilled sourdough ham sandwich with cherry sauce, corn chowder and salad. Very tasty!! Sat outside and they were very friendly to my dog. Definitely will return!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Went in for breakfast recently and was pleasantly surprised. It is a small place but the food is good. Table of 4 and everyone enjoyed their dish. I had the roasted vege bowl. with my allergy restriction of no dairy this was a great option....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 772leighanns
Reviewed 23 July 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Michelle W
Julie W, Owner at Blue Heron 2, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

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!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2017
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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!

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2017
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.

Date of visit: August 2017
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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 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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