Chicken & Rice
Tomato & Basil

Traverse City Main Menu


8.95Nutty Multi-grain Cereal

Hot multi-grain cereal topped with toasted pecans, Michigan apples, peaches & dried cherries.

8.95Health Craze

Gluten Free Optional
House-made granola with yogurt, apples & peaches.  

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. 

10.95Pesto Scrambler

Gluten Free Optional
Scrambled eggs, fresh pesto, melted asiago cheese, choice of Dearborn ham, sausage or bacon.

11.95Farmers Omelet

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

12.95Roasted Pumpkin & Chorizo Bowl

Gluten Free Optional
Roasted pumpkin, house-made chorizo, black beans, chimichurri, goat cheese, breakfast potatoes & 2 eggs your way; served with grilled sourdough bread.

12.95Fall Vegetable Bowl

Gluten Free Optional
Roasted pumpkin, apples, kale, caramelized onions, goat cheese, tarragon pesto & breakfast potatoes topped with 2 eggs your way; served with grilled sourdough bread.

10.95French Toast

Apple brandy, apples, roasted pumpkin, ginger, butter & local maple syrup. Add your choice of Dearborn ham, bacon or sausage for $1.50.                                                                                                             $10.95

11.95Braised Red Cabbage

Braised red cabbage with bacon, onions & apples; served with grilled sourdough bread. (GFO)                           

Lunch Salads

Salads come with a side of our homemade sourdough bread.
Gluten Free Optional
Gluten Free bread available upon request.

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

Mixed greens, feta cheese, candied walnuts, berries & apples with poppyseed dressing.

12.95Butternut Squash Salad

Roasted butternut squash, sautéed apples & toasted pumpkin seeds in a soy & maple syrup butter, balsamic reduction, goat cheese; served over mixed greens.   

Blue Heron's Most Popular Lunch

13.95Lunch Flight

Gluten Free Optional
Half of our ham sandwich, a cup of soup of the day, a small nature lover's salad & your choice of a Blue Heron cookie.

Lunch Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served on grilled sourdough bread.
Gluten Free Optional
Gluten Free bread is available on request

12.95Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Roth Kase bleu cheese, gouda & cru

Add bacon or turkey $1.50

12.95Dearborn Ham Sandwich

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

12.95Heirloom Turkey Sandwich

Heirloom tomatoes, turkey, mayonnaise, Havarti, romaine lettuce & onions.


Smoked bacon, local heirloom tomatoes, romaine lettuce, tarragon mayonnaise.

13.95Bleu Beef Sandwich

Gluten Free Optional
Roast beef, heirloom tomatoes, bleu cheese, mayonnaise, onions, lettuce.

12.95Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

Roasted red peppers, onions, tomatoes, garlic and kalamata
olives topped with havarti cheese on our grilled sourdough bread.                                         

Specialty Beverages


6.00French Press

2.00Hot Tea


1.50Diet Coke


3.00Tomato Juice

2.75Iced Tea

3.25Lavender Iced Tea



3.95Sparkling Water

1.50Bottled Water

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.

We change our menus seasonally

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