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DINNER MENU

Appetizers

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

$7.95

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

$7.95

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

$7.95

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

$10.95

Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels “Dutch Style”
White wine broth, mirepoux vegetables and herb butter, served with a side of mustard sauce

$11.95

Soups

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

$6.50

Soup of the Day

$6.50

Salads

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

$7.95

The Smokey Caesar
Classic Caesar made with anchovies and plenty of garlic; tossed with crispy 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

Duck Confit Salad, Classic French
With local field greens, Arugula, dried berries, blue cheese and a walnut vinaigrette

$11.95

Simple mixed field greens
Sliced cucumbers, vine ripe tomato & house dressing

$6.00

Side Dishes

Pommes Frites

$3.50

Sweet Frites

$4.50

Potato of the day

$3.50

Vegetable of the day

$3.50

Bistro Favorites

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

$21.95

Risotto with Sea Scallops
Pan-seared Sea Scallops over wild mushroom risotto, finished with a balsamic glaze drizzle

$24.95

Braised Rabbit (Anja’s Favorite)
Braised in dark beer, a hint of cinnamon, apple and a couple of secret ingredients

$22.95

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

$16.95

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

New Mexico Raised New York Strip
Horseradish crusted grilled New York strip, finished with balsamic glaze and demi sauce

$24.95

Bistro Chicken
Half chicken brined in garlic and citrus, roasted, topped with a garlic aioli & finished with veal demi

$18.95

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

$18.95

Fresh Salmon and Shrimp Stir Fry
Fresh Salmon, large shrimp, fresh ginger, sesame oil and Napa cabbage
Finished with a drizzle of Balsamic glaze and Sriracha Aioli.

$21.95

New Mexico Raised Steak Frites
Grilled New York strip served with French Fries, topped with Herb Butter
**Also available with vegetable and potato of the day.

$22.95

Fresh North Atlantic Salmon du Jour
Chef’s daily preparation choice

$21.95

Roma Pasta
Sautéed tomato, garlic, basil and French brie, served over linguini finished with parmesan ….with shrimp add $5.00

$15.95

Flank Steak Salad
Mixed field greens, boiled egg, green beans, black olives, fingerling potatoes bleu cheese crumbs, bacon bits, finished
with grilled flank steak and a mushroom vinaigrette

$18.95

Fish and Chips (Available only Tuesday thru Thursday)
Market Cod in a light beer batter; with frites and remoulade sauce

$16.95

Rustique Bistro Burger
Your Two Choices:
Reserve Angus Beef with Blue Cheese & Bacon, atop Brioche Buns
Or:
Reserve Angus Beef with Cheddar & chopped N.M green chili, atop Brioche Buns
*Both are served with pommes frites and mixed greens

$14.00

**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.

BRUNCH MENU

Appetizers

Spicy Crispy Calamari Strips
sriracha aioli and blue cheese dip
$7.95
Roasted Fresh Beets
toasted goat cheese & balsamic glace drizzle
$7.95
Smoked Salmon Platter
red onion, capers, chopped egg, cream fraiche
$10.95

Soups

French Onion Soup
topped with Gruyere cheese
$6.50
Soup of the Day $6.50

Salads

Spinach Salad
warm grilled peaches, diced beets, blue cheese crumbs, red onions, raspberry vinaigrette
$8.95
Bistro Salad
grilled salmon, shrimp and pancetta, mixed greens w/house vinaigrette
$9.95
The Caesar
classic caesar, parmesan cheese, crouton
Add Chicken Breast..... $5.00
$6.50
Classic wedge
blue cheese, red onion, bacon, iceberg lettuce
$6.95

Entrees

Monte Vista
ham, swiss cheese, turkey layered on bread dipped in egg batter & seared
$9.95
Croque Monsieur
classic grilled bistro sandwich: ham & gruyere cheese topped with cheese bechamel sauce
$9.95
Fettuccini alla Carbonara
pasta tossed with cream, eggs, bacon & parmesan cheese
$11.95
Fish & Chips
atlantic market cod, fries, remoulade sauce and slaw
$12.95

Brunch Favorites

Steak & Eggs
grilled 6oz. NY Strip steak, two eggs any style, served with slaw and bistro potatoes
$14.95
Banana Pancakes
3 stacks of the best, bacon or sausage
$9.50
Eggs Benedict
english muffin, ham, poached eggs, topped with hollandaise sauce, served w/bistro potatotes
$10.95
Crabs Benedict
english muffin, crab cakes, poached eggs, topped with hollandaise sauce, served w/bistro potatotes
$12.95
Bistro Omlette
swiss cheese, spinach, salad garnish, bistro potatoes
$8.95
French Toast
served with maple syrup, bacon or sausage and fresh fruit
$8.50
Quiche Lorraine
onion, bacon & gruyere cheese in a savory egg custard French pie
$9.95
Classic Bacon & Eggs
keeping it simple: three crispy slices of bacon, bistro potatoes, and 2 eggs to your liking with toast
$8.00

Side Orders Available

Mixed Fresh Fruit
$3.00
Eggs, 3 any style
$4.00
Toast
$2.00

Coffee Drinks

Red Rock Coffee
flavorful Taos Mountain blend, Regular or Decaf
$2.00
Cappuccino
two shots of Red Rock espresso topped with foamed milk, sprinkled with cocoa
$4.50
Latte
two shots of Red Rock espresso and steamed milk, sprinkled with cocoa
$4.00
Single Espresso
an intense, flavorful Red Rock brew with a lemon twist
$2.00
Double Espresso
an intense, flavorful Red Rock brew with a lemon twist
$4.00
Pot of Hot Ttea
select from our collection of choice organic fair trade teas
$2.50

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 Wednesdays
all night 1/2 price
wine bottles w/dinner

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