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September 28, 2016

The Narrowsburg HoneyBee Fest is only TEN DAYS away!

Saturday October 8 – help us break a world record for the number of people dressed as honeybees!

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September 16, 2016

This weekend in Narrowsburg, it’s the Big Eddy Film Festival!  Be sure to check out the great selection of films showing this year at the Tusten Theatre – including our top pick, Bleed for This . . .


September 16, 2016

Thanks for a great summer, new hours for Fall:


August 31, 2016

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We’ll be open regular hours this weekend and be sure to check out the LIVE stand up comedy show at the Emerald on Sunday night! The show starts at 8pm and you can buy tickets for the show in advance here

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August 28, 2016

We will be CLOSED on Monday August 29. 

We will reopen on Thursday September 1st with regular hours for the weekend:

Thursday September 1: Brunch 11-3 + Dinner 6-9

Friday September 2: Brunch 11-3 + Dinner 6-10

Saturday September 3: Brunch 10-3 + Dinner 6-10

Sunday September 4: Brunch 10-4

Monday September 5: Brunch 11-3


August 25, 2016

Hey Guys, this Saturday night at the Emerald – sing your hearts with the Original Miss Stonewall, Chocolatina! Karaoke with the Queen starts at 9pm! 

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August 10, 2016

This weekend at The Emerald, check out 2 great local bands, Mountain Wave & Rare Form!


August 4, 2016

Guys, this Saturday night at The Emerald…LIVE STAND UP COMEDY!

Get tickets in advance here …  show starts at 8pm!


July 27, 2016

Guys, beat the heat with these cool cats – Friday night at The Emerald!

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July 21, 2016

RIVERFEST is back! Sunday July 24 on Main Street in Narrowsburg. 

We’ll be serving Brunch from 10am ’til 4:30pm & it’s first come, first serve all day (no reservations)! 


July 13, 2016

Guys, this weekend  The Emerald Ballroom  is the place to be…. the drinks will be pouring, the AC will be blasting and these awesome local bands will be rocking’…



July 7, 2016

Hey Guys! Check out What’s Happening at The Emerald Ballroom…open this summer on Friday & Saturday nights plus these great upcoming shows! If you haven’t been yet, The Emerald is just down a few doors down from The Heron on Main Street.

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June 23, 2016

Happy Summer, Heron Friends!

Hard to believe that next weekend is already the 4th of July…take note of our Special hours for the holiday weekend plus live music at the Emerald Ballroom on Saturday night July 2 – hope to see you out and about!

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June 15, 2016

Happening this weekend…Fathers Day is Sunday June 19! Remember to call ahead for reservations 845-252-3333

And Friday night at the Emerald  – live music by The Barn Cats (9pm)!


June 5, 2016

KP & Rodney are coming this weekend for MYSTERYLAND at Bethel Woods! 

How amazing to have such a great music festival so close by –  if you guys are planning on coming by for brunch or dinner this weekend – we’ll be serving regular hours all weekend and remember to call ahead for reservations!!

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June 3, 2016

Thank you to our friend and neighbor, Aaron Hicklin at One Grand Bookstore  for the kind words about The Heron in Architectural Digest – read the whole article here!

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May 25, 2016

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!  Heron hours for this weekend are:

Thursday May 26: Brunch 11-3 +  Dinner 6-9

Friday May 27:  Brunch 11-3 + Dinner 6-10

Saturday May 28: Brunch 10-3 + Dinner 6-10

Sunday May 29: Brunch 10-4

Monday May 30: Brunch 11-3

Reservations are suggested – give us a call at 845-252-3333

And the Emerald will be open this Saturday night at 6pm with live music from Rare Form starting at 8pm, $7 suggested cover


May 19, 2016

This Saturday May 21 at The Emerald Ballroom – a book signing party with poet Karen Morris and artist John Tomlinson – from 4-6pm!

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May 11, 2016

Hey Guys, we will be closed Thursday May 12 through Saturday May 14!  We are working on a great event for the Homestead School Family Farm Feast

We will be open for brunch on Sunday May 15 from 10am ’til 4pm, see you then!

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April 27, 2016

Coming up in May…

Mother’s Day is Sunday May 8 & we will be open for Brunch from 10am to 4pm. Reservations are suggested, so give us a call at 845-252-3333


We will be CLOSED THURSDAY MAY 12 through SATURDAY MAY 14! We are working on a great event – the Homestead Family Farm Feast – tickets are available here!   And we’ll be back on Sunday May 15 for Brunch from 10am to 4pm.

April 14, 2016

What’s better than Heron Sunday Brunch? Heron Sunday Brunch with MOM!


April 2, 2016


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April 1, 2016

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March 31, 2016

Join us at The Emerald Ballroom this Saturday night for  . . . MOUNTAIN WAVE!

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March 27, 2016


March 18, 2016

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February 3, 2016

Next up…Valentines Day Weekend!

Saturday February 13 – it’s Duets Only Karoke at The Emerald Ballroom

Sunday February 14 – it’s your favorite Brunch at The Heron PLUS special Sunday hours for Dinner from 6-9


January 31, 2016


January 27, 2016

Mountain Wave is back for a FREE SHOW this Saturday at The Emerald Ballroom!

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January 24, 2016


January 20, 2016

Come join us before we fly away….WINTERHOLIDAY_WEB

January 9, 2016

Hey Guys! Just a small change for Thursdays during the Winter – the bar opens at 5:30 and we’ll be serving dinner from 6pm to 9pm


December 21, 2015


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December 16, 2015

Hey Guys, it’s the last weekend of Indie Mart Narrowsburg!

We’ll be there with lots of great Heron gifts to put under your tree, including your favorites from Heron Homemade :: Barbecue Sauce, Chinese Everything Sauce (aka our wing sauce), Pimento Cheese, Chicken Liver Mousse, Lemon Poppy Vinaigrette and Bloody Mary Mix

Come by and see us on Saturday & Sunday – at the DVAA Recital Hall, 39 Main Street in Narrowsburg!


December 10, 2015

Visit us this weekend (and next) at the Indie Mart Narrowsburg!

Pre-order your favorites from Heron Homemade or shop day of, see you there!


November 26, 2015




We’re open today from 4-8pm, and we’re hosting a full night for Thanksgiving

If you were thinking of coming by,  give us a call first  just incase we have any last minute cancellations 845-252-3333

We’ll be open regular hours the rest of the weekend

Friday: Brunch 11-3 + bar opens at 5:30 + Dinner 6-10

Saturday: Brunch 10-3 + bar opens at 5:30 + Dinner 6-10

Sunday: Brunch 10-4

Monday: Brunch 11-3

November 18, 2015

Great article on Sullivan County – thanks New York Magazine!




November 5, 2015

Well, our House of Voodoo Halloween was a blast! And now…Thanksgiving!

The Heron will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 4-8pm! We will be serving a prix fixe traditional Thanksgiving dinner with additional options from an ala carte menu. Reservations are not required but are suggested – call us at 845-252-3333. THX_FORWEB_2015_1


And if you’re not 100% stuffed from your Thanksgiving Feast – we will be open regular hours the rest of the weekend!

Friday: Brunch 11-3 + bar opens at 5:30 + Dinner 6-10

Saturday: Brunch 10-3 + bar opens at 5:30 + Dinner 6-10

Sunday: Brunch 10-4


October 21, 2015

Four years ago this month, we decided to make the move to Narrowsburg and open our own restaurant. We never could have imagined then that alongside other great businesses here – we would be featured in an article about the Catskills in the November issue of Food & Wine magazine. We are humbled and grateful for the opportunity to serve our community – be sure to check out the full story, showcasing some of our friends and neighbors, starting on page 50!



October 14, 2015

Who knew The Heron was so stylish?!  Actually it’s our friend and neighbor, Nest who’s got the style – thanks for the shout out PeopleStyle!


September 11, 2015

Hey Guys! Please note a change of hours for next week!

Monday September 14: Closed

Tuesday September 15: Closed

Wednesday September 16: Closed

Thursday September 17: Closed for Brunch but Open for Dinner! 6-10

And we’ll be open regular hours the rest of the weekend:
Friday: Brunch 11-3 + bar opens at 5:30 + Dinner 6-10

Saturday: Brunch 10-3 + bar opens at 5:30 + Dinner 6-10

Sunday: Brunch 10-4


August 26, 2015

August, where have you gone? It’s the last week of August, guys, hope you’re having a super summer!


Thursday Aug. 27: BRUNCH 11:am – 3:00pm + BAR OPENS AT 5:30PM + DINNER 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Friday Aug. 28: BRUNCH 11:am – 3:00pm

Saturday Aug. 29: BRUNCH 10:am – 3:00pm + BAR OPENS AT 5:30PM + DINNER 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Sunday Aug. 30: BRUNCH 10:am – 4:00pm

Monday Aug. 31: BRUNCH 11:am – 3:00pm

Closed Tuesday & Wednesday as usual!


August 21, 2015



SATURDAY: BRUNCH 10:00am – 3:00pm + BAR OPENS AT 5:30pm + DINNER 6:00pm – 10:00pm

SUNDAY: BRUNCH 10:00am – 4:00pm

MONDAY: BRUNCH 11:00am – 3:00pm

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June 17, 2015

Thanks Time Out New York! 

And yes, we are only 90 miles from NYC – by car, bus or train (to nearby Port Jervis)!


June 5, 2015

Eat, drink and enjoy this view – the Heron deck is open! RIVER

June 4, 2015


What do Dads want for Father’s Day? That’s right, CORNED BEEF HASH.


May 28, 2015

Thanks Emily at Garance Doré! We’re happy you enjoyed The Heron and your weekend with our friends at Hillside & Nest!


May 28, 2015

Earlier this month, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce honored 19 individuals from each township in the county for their excellence in community involvement and their contributions to the economic development of the county.

** Congratulations to The Heron owners, Marla & Paul – recipients of the 2015 Sullivan County Pride Award for the town of Tusten.  Your Heron family is very proud of you!!!pride

May 28, 2015

In April, we had the pleasure of hosting a really great group of kids from the Boys & Girls Club at The Heron for dinner.  Paul put together a great menu for them which included some Heron favorites – Chicken Liver Mousse, Pastrami Smoked Salmon, a special dish of Shrimp & Grits, Fried Chicken, Mac & Cheese and a trio of Marla’s homemade desserts.



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October 26, 2014

halloween is our favorite holiday!  please join us on October 31… please note, dinner will be served for a few short hours before the party begins.. give us a call for more details


September 13, 2014

Thanks Escape Brooklyn – we are sure glad we did!


August 21, 2014

getting excited for Pig Mountain 2014 on Saturday August 23 from 5 – 9 right here in Narrowsburg!

here’s a sneak peak of what we’ve been working on …


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July 1, 2014

Updated Hours for 4th of July Holiday..

Wednesday July 2,   5 – 8

Thursday  July 3,  11-3, 5-9

Friday July 4, 10 AM – 10 PM – Parade starts @ 3, Fireworks @ Dusk

Saturday July 5 10 – 3, 6 – 10

Sunday July 6, 10 – 4,  Dinner by Reservation Only


June 5, 2014

How did it get to be June 5th so quickly?   Ezra from Eve’s Cidery dropped  off their newly fermented Autumn’s Gold, Northern Spy & Beckhorn Hollow Ciders – they all pair perfectly with our food – from the Fried Chicken to the Catfish!  New wines are in from our friends at Domenico Valentino – From Toscana – Il Palazzone Rosso del Palazzone, Fuili – Ronco dei Tassi ‘Fosarin’, & Piemonte – Luca Ferraris Ruche ‘Firmato’ & Sobrero Langhe Bianco Chardonnay…   Come enjoy a glass on our deck overlooking the beautiful Delaware!

May 22, 2014

Our hours for Memorial Day Weekend..

Friday 11-3, Bar Opens @ 5, Dinner 6 – 10

Saturday 10 – 3, Bar Opens @ 5, Dinner 6 – 10

Sunday 10 – 4, Dinner 5 – 9

Monday 10 – 3

See you soon!

November 27, 2013

Help The Heron give back this year! We are so thrilled to sponsor the Giving Tree putting clothing & gifts in the hands of children right here in Sullivan County! Stop by, pick an ornament & when you bring it back before Dec 16th, we’ll give you a Holiday Cocktail!


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Marla and Paul

Our Story

What is there to tell? A small-town girl with roots in restaurants moves to the big city to fulfill her fantasy of working in television. A city boy, born and raised in Detroit, goes to the Culinary Institute of America and moves to NYC, with hopes of running a restaurant of his own someday.

While they don’t know it yet, the roots of The Heron start years ago when Marla and Paul meet on the set of “Inner Chef with Marcus Samuelson”, Paul working behind the scenes as a food stylist & Sous chef  & Marla working as the series producer. After years in the city talking about opening a restaurant, their dream becomes a reality, in a very unexpected place, Narrowsburg, New York. Inspired by the vast resources of the region, Marla and Paul relocate to Sullivan County with the hopes of creating a restaurant that is community driven and locally sustainable. Their goal: to provide the region with great food and a comfortable atmosphere where everyone is welcome.

“We believed we could, so we did. The rest of the story is yet to be written…”

Marla & Paul


The Heron recognizes that all events are unique.  We strive to ensure that your event reflects your needs & expectations. Sample menus are available upon request; however, knowing the needs of our clients first is the most important aspect in developing a menu for your occasion. Please contact us and tell us about your event.

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