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Blue Heron Coffee House

162 W 2nd St, Winona, MN 55987-3109
+1 507-452-7020
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (24 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
“soups” (17 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
162 W 2nd St, Winona, MN 55987-3109
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We found Blue Heron late on a Sunday afternoon. We ordered sandwiches that were original & tasty - turkey & Brie with blueberry rhubarb chutney, ham & herbed cream cheese on delicious chunky bread. A garden green salad & Swedish cabbage soup was also a...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On Thursday evenings they stay open a little later and serve a "Chefs Special." It is hands down the best food in town on those nights. It's fresh, cooked to perfection, and very reasonably priced. Sandwiches and salads are available those nights too if you...More

Thank fortjacksonmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blue Herron is the gathering spot in Winona-fresh baked goods with health frittatas and quiche for breakfast with great home made salads, soups and sandwiches for lunch--they make an excellent curried egg salad, All this, plus great coffee!

Thank Snickers224
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a nice relaxed feel to it, big space, unique decor with a variety of seating options. You order at the counter and they bring your order to you. My food was very good, hearty oatmeal and a wonderful muffin. However the breakfast...More

Thank WisconsinTarheel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have never been disappointed with Blue Heron's eats. . . and I am told that I am particular. Their creative recipes in their salads, soups, sandwiches, and pizza offer lots of flavor and it's farm to table. Just up my aisle.

Thank lindaaQ9417VP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. Trendy vibe, lots of room, and unfussy, clean decor. Just stopped in for a small bite in the afternoon sharing a turkey and brie sandwich on homemade bread with pear chutney. So good! We...More

Thank DOCJane
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I stopped her to have a cup of coffee and small bite to eat while waiting to check into my hotel. Great atmosphere for working by the computer, but also just to go for enjoyment. I will come back again because the coffee was delightful....More

Thank tarafX8648XV
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went for breakfast. My daughter had the prosciutto sandwich and liked it. I had the quiche which was delicious.

Thank mamalulutoo
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Stopped in here a few times while visiting Winona. This is a nice clean store, nothing overly fancy but good food and coffee.

Thank Karl E
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Best of many Coffee Shops in Winona. Ranks in the top three in the Upper Mississippi River Valley. Intelligent and professiona staff. Superb food & drink. Cool clientele. Historic neighborhood-whorehouses & saloons.

Thank 485wmc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 W 2nd St, Winona, MN 55987-3109
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Winona
  • Phone Number: +1 507-452-7020
Great coffee, great food and great books. Best place in Winona to hang out, eat, renew.
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