At the beginning of the pandemic when we first shut down in March, the two of us sat together and tried to wrap our heads around what would happen in the months ahead.

The first thing we said was, “Bleu Duck will not close because of this. We will do whatever we have to do to get through to the other side of this and come out stronger.” Since that day we have hustled and pivoted and worked harder than we ever had in this already demanding industry.

We also promised to keep our Bleu Duck Family safe and healthy, which we are proud to say that we have had zero positive cases here at the Duck! Now with the rising cases across the country and in Olmsted county we have decided to return to take out only at Bleu Duck and The Duck Truck.

At Bleu Duck we have created innovative menus, meal kits, specialty boxes and cocktail mixers. We will continue having the finest Maine oysters, boutique wines and local craft beers available for online ordering to be picked up curbside Monday through Saturday.  Keep an eye out for our Christmas and New Year’s Eve Feast Dinners and our New Year’s Day Brunch!

The Duck Truck has taken up its winter residency at Little Thistle Brewery until the snow melts. The Truck will feature all your bar menu favorites like the Bleu Duck Burger, gourmet hot dogs and eggrolls. We will also be offering seasonal favorites that will be changing every three to four weeks!

Ordering at the truck can be done 3 ways. Face to face ordering is not an option at this time.

1.Order from your table at Little Thistle while enjoying their great selection of beers. Each table has a QR code on it. Just scan, order, and we will bring your food right to you.

2. Pre-order online for curbside pickup at Little Thistle. We will provide a number to text us when you arrive and which number pick up spot you are in.

3. Order at Little Thistle by scanning the QR code on our sign. Then pull into a numbered pick up spot and order. We will deliver to your car when it is ready.

While you are visiting us don’t forget to order your Little Thistle Beer to-go! They will also bring it right to your car!

Please support all local restaurants and small businesses not only this holiday season but throughout this pandemic. Purchase gift cards, holiday gifts and experiences from these great places! We are creating a page that provides info on all the places the Bleu Duck team like to frequent.

We want to send a huge thank you to this community that has embraced our little restaurant and adopted us as one of your favorites! The support you have shown us through the past four years is humbling and we cherish every moment here with you at Bleu Duck. Weddings, conversations, special celebrations and friendships; it keeps us striving to be the best.

Lastly, we don’t have enough words to show the appreciation that we have for our amazing team. The support, love and knowledge each one of them provides is second to none. This crazy group is what has made Bleu Duck what it is and we will get through this as a family.

Warm wishes of health, happiness, and good food,

Erik and Jenny

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14 Fourth Street SW

In the Conley-Maass-Downs Building

Rochester, Minnesota 55902
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