Big Rapids is the epitome of a college town. The city is crawling with bars and casual eateries. Blue Cow Café, however, is a culinary gem located in the heart of Big Rapids. Its classy atmosphere and decadent dishes draw diners who desire a meal that is a bit more special. Blue Cow Café is perfect for first dates, birthdays, anniversaries...Or simply because it is Tuesday night. Open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, Blue Cow Café is the solution to spiritless taste buds.
Blue Cow Cafés lunch menu boasts unique choices, such as Riviera Chicken Crepes. Tender, succulent chicken is tossed with grilled vegetables and a Dijon cream sauce to create a rich and savory filling. For those who prefer a lighter lunch, the Apple Butter Chicken Sandwich is satisfying and slightly sweet. Blue Cow offers a variety of side dishes to accompany your meal, including their signature Blue Cheese Bacon Potato Salad.
The dinner menu is nothing less than exquisite, offering delicacies such as Grilled Duck Breast Montmorency accompanied by Traverse City Cherry Risotto. There is a wide variety of seafood, including lobster tail, pan-seared scallops in a citrus beurre blanc, and Cedar plank salmon, all served with creamy Parmesan risotto and a seasonal vegetable. Their prized indulgence is a filet of Kobe Beef, graded above prime. The filet is masterfully grilled to your liking. For an additional charge, you can order the beef blackened or drizzled with a choice of Au poive sauce, Cremini mushroom demiglace, or lump crab bearnaise.
Blue Cow has an impressive wine list, which comes directly from their own gourmet food and wine shop, Vin de Marche. The servers are knowledgeable about the wine, and are capable of suggesting the ideal varietal to pair with your meal. The wine is available by the glass or by the bottle. If you don't finish the bottle by the end of dessert, your server will re-cork it for you to take home.
Blue Cow Café presents a culinary adventure that is sure to leave you feeling satiate and content.