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The Blue Heron Restuarant at The Landing

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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110 Front Street, Suite #2, Van Buren, MO 63965
+1 573-323-1299
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My hubby and I went on a little weekend getaway. The Blue Heron was the restaurant in the lodge we stayed in so we thought we would try it. Based on other reviews it looked like a great place and they were right! We were advised to arrive for dinner at 5 pm to get in. Wow...the steaks are amazing!... More 

Thank Joy D
Winona, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bobby King is a great addition to our area. We are very lucky to have Blue Herron close by. Food is always great, service is wonderful, birthday parties with friends have been very special. When we go out we eat here and it is 45 minutes away.

Thank Dennis O
Rolla, Missouri
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were there with a large group and the service was fantastic and attentive. Everything about this place is charming and feels like you have found a jewel of a place sitting in rural America. The handmade cocktails were some of the best I've had anywhere but they did not compare to the how excellent the food was. Seriously, some... More 

1 Thank runnertravel2016
Independence, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went this weekend and the food was amazing...Sister Chicken and Garlic Mashed Potatoes were amazing!

Thank Michael W
Dallas, Texas
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312 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Blue Heron has got a good thing going. I was extremely pleased with my meal here, as was my entire party. We brought a group of almost 30, and they did a fantastic job of serving us. We had two servers who were both fun and attentive and fast. Excellent. Many of our group were teens, and we were... More 

1 Thank mpugh22
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Blue Heron restaurant in Van Buren has a wide variety of items on their menu from steak burgers and chicken nachos to chicken and shrimp, but Bobby King's signature is his Ribeye Steak...always cooked to perfection!

Thank Sherry S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Blue Heron Restaurant is a fabulous dining experience. The menu offers a wide variety of items including traditional items like burgers, catfish, and shrimp that are tasty, but also items created especially by Chef Bobby like Sister's chicken and Crab stuffed filet. However, my favorite on the menu is the ribeye steak....it is the BEST I've ever had! Overal... More 

Thank Sherry S
Poplar Bluff, MO
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Went here last time with a group of 10 friends for dinner on a Friday nite. The place was crowded, but the service was still good and the wait times were reasonable. I had the best steak I've had in months (a rib eye) and all the dishes our table ordered were well prepared and delicious.

Thank PBSpeakeasy
Van Buren, Missouri
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115 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

The Chef here is amazing. This is five star over the top dining in little ole Van Buren. The owners and staff are great. And then there's the view! You dine literally feet from the Current River a stream so beautiful the United States Congress made it a national park. You can even dine out on the deck overlooking the... More 

1 Thank TaylorPettit
Phoenix, Arizona
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is the second time we have visited The Landings and the Blue Heron. Again, we were pleased with the selection, the food and the service. Almost worth the trip to the Van Buren area.

Thank Woody L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Front Street, Suite #2, Van Buren, MO 63965
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Van Buren
  • Phone Number: +1 573-323-1299

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?