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DINNER MENU - WINTER 2015

Soups

French Onion Soup Gratinée
Topped with a toasted baguette and melted layer of gruyere cheese

6.50

Soup du Jour

6.50

Appetizers

Roasted Fresh Beets
Topped with toasted goat cheese; finished with a balsamic glaze drizzle

8.95

Bistro Truffle Fries
French fries tossed with fresh shaved parmesan cheese and white truffle oil

6.95

Smoked Asian Style Baby Back Ribs
Spicy orange sweet-and-sour BBQ glaze, garnished with toasted sesame seeds, accompanied by Asian Jicama Apple Slaw

8.95

Deep Fried Calamari
Spicy crispy calamari strips finished with Sriracha Aioli, accompanied with bleu cheese dip

8.95

New England Style Crab Cakes
Pan seared, finished with a drizzle of Cajun Remoulade and Sriracha Aioli

10.95

Beef Carpaccio Classic
Thinly sliced raw beef topped with capers, red onions, virgin olive oil and shaved parmesan

10.95

Burrata Mozzarella
Mozzarella filled with soft, stringy curd and cream, extra virgin olive oil, herbs,  grilled bread

10.95

Salads

The Smokey Caesar
Classic Caesar made with anchovies and plenty of garlic; tossed with in house smoked salmon, croutons, parmesan cheese

8.95

Spinach Salad
Sliced pears, candied pecans with a dusting of chili, blue cheese crumbs, raspberry vinaigrette

8.95

Classic Wedge
Iceberg Lettuce, bleu cheese dressing, bleu cheese crumbs, red onion, bacon bits; topped with tomato concassé

7.95

Simple mixed field greens
Vine ripe tomatoes, sliced cucumbers & house dressing

6.00

Entree Salad

The Bistro Salad
Mixed field greens, house dressing, grilled salmon & shrimp with crispy pancetta bits; topped with tomato concassé

17.95

We are happy to accommodate dietary restrictions, such as gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan, as much as possible. Please speak with your server and we’re sure we can create a dish you’ll enjoy.

We support our local farmers whenever possible.
No checks accepted.

Classical Bistro Favorites

Boeuf Bourguignon
Braised sirloin beef tips stewed in red wine, garlic, onions, mushrooms, pearl onions served with mashed potatoes

22.95

Sweet Breads Florentine
Pan Seared, with a Cream, Pernod, Spinach and Parmesan topping 

21.95

Country Chicken Livers
Sautéed with onions, bacon, sherry and veal demi; served with mashed potatoes

18.95

Paëlla
Ground chorizo sausage, chicken leg, shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari, scallops and Mahi-Mahi, red bell pepper, green peas, white wine, traditionally mixed  with saffron scented rice

24.95

“Steak Frites” ala Maison
New Mexico New York Strip, grilled served with pommes frites, topped with herb butter
**Also available with vegetable and potato of the day

22.95

Entrees

Con Frutti de Mar (Fruit of the Sea) Winner of the 2011 Hot Plate Award
Sautéed shrimp, scallops and lobster tossed with a white wine, garlic cream sauce over linguini pasta

23.95

London Steak
Pan seared Top Round filet topped with bleu cheese and port wine demi sauce

21.95

Horseradish Crusted New York Strip
 New Mexico New York Strip, grilled,  finished with balsamic glaze and demi sauce

24.95

Fish Du Jour
Chef's selection ...Market price

 

Seared Blackened YellowFin Tuna
Seared Rare with house made blackening spices, with a Soy Mustard Beurre Blanc

24.95

Roma Pasta
Sautéed Roma tomato, garlic, basil and French Brie cheese, tossed with linguini and parmesan cheese

....with sautéed shrimp add 5.00

16.95

Rustique Bistro Burger
1/2 Pound Angus Reserve Beef, atop Brioche Bun, pommes frites; “Cheddar & chopped N.M Hatch Green Chile”;  or  “Blue Cheese & Bacon”

 14.00

Fish and Chips (Available only Tuesday through Thursday)
Atlantic Market Cod in a light beer batter; with Remoulade sauce, frites and Asian Apple Jicama Slaw

17.95

Chicken Francaise
Chicken breast lightly battered, sautéed with lemon, capers, white wine butter sauce

19.95

Side Dishes

Split Plate Charge

3.95

Pommes Frites 3.50

Sweet Frites

4.50

Potato of the day

3.50

Vegetable of the day

3.50

**Please note... Our menus change. This is only a sample. Prices, menus, and item descriptions are subject to change.
Split Plate Charge $3.95

***With the exception of our Pastas; entrees are served with the fresh vegetable and potato of the day.
Please ask your server for our Vegetarian or Gluten Free menu creations. If you have any special dietary restrictions,
please inform your server so we can prepare a special meal for you.

Desserts

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**Please note... Our menus change. This is only a sample. Prices, menus, and item descriptions are subject to change.

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Location
Blades’ Bistro
221 Highway 165 Suite L
Placitas, NM 87043
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Hours
Dinner
5pm - 9pm T-Th
5pm - 9.30pm F-Sa

Sunday Brunch
10am - 2pm

Wine Specials
$25 / bottle T-Th

Quiet Nights Live Music
5:30-7:30pm Wed

Contact
Tel: (505) 771-0695
Fax: (505) 404-0279
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