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tomato & fennel


Roasted vegetable bowl $13.95

Traverse City Main Menu

Our Food Philosophy:
It is our desire to have a positive impact on your quality of life by providing hearty, wholesome foods.

We change our menus seasonally.


8.95Nutty Multi-grain Cereal

(Gluten Free Optional)
Hot oats, Michigan rye & wheat topped with toasted pecans & fresh fruit.

10.95Sourdough Pancakes

Sourdough pancakes served with local maple syrup; your choice of bacon, ham, sausage or fruit.

10.95Home-Style Country Breakfast

(Gluten Free Optional) 
2 local eggs your way, breakfast potatoes, grilled sourdough bread; your choice of Dearborn ham, sausage or bacon.

11.95Dearborn Ham Omelet

(Gluten Free Optional)
Dearborn ham, red onions, spinach, cheddar cheese; served with breakfast potatoes & grilled sourdough bread.

12.95Marinated Tomato Omelet

(Gluten Free Optional)
Pesto omelet with local heirloom tomatoes, arugula, goat cheese; served with breakfast potatoes & grilled sourdough bread.

11.95Farmers Omelet

(Gluten Free Optional)
Bacon, chorizo sausage, caramelized onions, sweet potatoes, white cheddar cheese; served with breakfast potatoes & grilled sourdough bread.

12.95Mushroom Omelet

Eggs, local mushrooms, leeks, kale, asiago bleu cheese

11.95Chorizo Bowl

(Gluten Free Optional)
House-made chorizo sausage, black beans, breakfast potatoes, red onions, white cheddar cheese, red peppers, 2 eggs your way; served with grilled sourdough bread.

13.95Roasted Vegetable Bowl

(Gluten Free Optional)
Breakfast potatoes topped with eggplant, zucchini, squash, red peppers, onions, tomatoes, garlic, goat cheese & 2 eggs your way; served with grilled sourdough bread.

12.50Sweet Potato & Avocado Burrito

Eggs, sweet potatoes, avocados, black beans, red peppers, spinach, red onions & chimichurri.
Add Dearborn ham | bacon | or sausage - 1.50 

13.95Sweet Potato Hash

Leeks, peppers, spinach & goat cheese with two eggs; topped with corn salsa & avocado crema.

Lunch Salads

Salads come with a side of our sourdough bread. Gluten Free bread available upon request (GFO).

12.95Chopped Chicken Market Salad

Mixed greens, chicken, hard boiled eggs, tomatoes, red onions, cheddar cheese, bacon, choice of dressing.

12.95Nature Lover's Salad

Dried & fresh fruits, mixed greens, feta cheese, almonds & apples with poppyseed vinaigrette.

13.95Beet & Blueberry Salad

Mixed greens, red onions, shaved fennel, spiced walnuts, goat cheese, blueberry vinaigrette.                                                        

Lunch Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served on grilled sourdough bread. Gluten Free bread is available on request (GFO).

13.95Italian Club

Prosciutto, salami, calabrese, marinated onions & red peppers, lettuce, tomatoes & provolone cheese.


Smoked bacon, local heirloom tomatoes, arugula, garlic scape aioli & romaine lettuce.

12.95Roast Beef Sandwich

Roast beef, tomatoes, red onions, romaine lettuce, cheddar cheese &    honey mustard.  

12.95Beet Sandwich

Roasted beets, red onions, spinach, spiced walnuts, goat cheese & balsamic reduction.                 

12.95Honey Mustard Turkey Sandwich

Turkey, pickled red onions, arugula, mayonnaise, tomatoes & Havarti cheese.                                                    

12.95Dearborn Ham Sandwich

Dearborn ham with cherry preserves, cheddar cheese, herbed mayo, red onion & arugula.

Blue Heron's Most Popular Lunch

12.95Lunch Flight

(Gluten Free Optional)

Half of the honey mustard turkey sandwich, a cup of soup of the day, a small Nature Lover’s salad & your choice of a Blue Heron cookie.

Specialty Beverages


6.00French Press

2.75Iced Tea

3.95Sparkling Water

2.00Hot Tea

1.50Bottled Water


3.00Chaga Chai Tea

3.25Lavendar Iced Tea

3.25Lavendar Lemonade


1.50Diet Coke


1.50La Croix

3.00Tomato Juice

Our approach to food is best described by using our sourdough bread as an example:
Flour, water & salt - minimal and high-quality ingredients = great flavor.

Fact: Our sourdough starter is over 100 years old.

Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order.
Consuming undercooked meats or eggs may increase
your risk of foodborne illness.

*Gluten free*
Ask your server about our GF products
Replace sourdough bread with our GF bread