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Soups

French Onion Soup Gratinée
Topped with a toasted baguette and melted layer of gruyere cheese 6.50

Soup du Jour 6.50

Appetizers

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

Roasted Fresh Beets
Topped with toasted goat cheese; finished with a balsamic glaze drizzle 8.95

Smoked Salmon Carpaccio
Thinly sliced smoked salmon topped with capers, diced onion and arugula. Paired with mustard aioli 10.95

Salads

The Smokey Caesar
Classic Caesar made with anchovies and plenty of garlic; tossed with in house smoked salmon, croutons, parmesan cheese 9.95

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 8.95

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

Classic Salade Niçoise – an all time favorite
Mixed field greens, boiled egg, green beans, black olives, anchovies, potatoes,finished with 6oz seared rare Yellow-Fin Tuna and a French Dijon Vinaigrette  18.95

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

Lamb Shank Provincial
Braised with tomato, herb, garlic and white wine, served with mashed potatoes 22.95

Country Chicken Livers
Sautéed with onions, bacon, sherry and veal demi; served with mashed potatoes 18.95

A French Classic - Sole Meunière
Lightly floured fresh Dover Sole, pan fried with butter, lemon & a touch of Italian Parsley  $22.95

Entrees

Filet Mignon
Grilled 8oz  filet tenderloin topped with sautéed mushrooms 28.95

Con Frutti de Mare (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

Chicken Francaise
Chicken breast lightly battered, sautéed with lemon, capers, white wine butter sauce  19.95

Seared Blackened Yellow-Fin Tuna
Seared rare with house made blackening spices, with a soy mustard Beurre Blanc  24.95

Horseradish CrustedNew 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

Roma Pasta
Sautéed shrimp, Roma tomato, garlic, basil, and French Brie cheese; tossed with linguini and parmesan cheese 21.95
**also available vegetarian style**

Smoked Asian Style Baby Back Ribs
Spicy orange sweet-and-sour BBQ glaze, garnished with toasted sesame seeds,
pommes frites, accompanied by Asian Jicama Apple Slaw 17.95

Rustique Bistro Burger  14.00
1/2 Pound Angus Reserve Beef, atop Brioche Bun, pommes frites
"Cheddar & chopped N.M Hatch Green Chili"  or  "Blue Cheese & Bacon"

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

***With the exception of our pastas; entrees are served with the fresh sautéed vegetable and potato of the day.***

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.


BRUNCH MENU | PRINT BRUNCH MENU

Appetizers & Salads

Soup du Jour $6.50

French Onion Soup $6.50
Topped with a toasted baguette and melted layer of Gruyere Cheese

Roasted Fresh Beets $7.95
With toasted goat cheese and a balsamic glaze drizzle

Calamari $7.95
Spicy crispy calamari strips finished with Sriracha Aioli and blue cheese dip

Spinach Salad  $8.95
Sliced pears, candied pecans ,blue cheese crumbs, raspberry vinaigrette with a dusting of red chili

Bistro Salad $9.95
Grilled salmon, shrimp, pancetta, mixed greens with house vinaigrette

Classic Wedge $6.95
Iceberg Lettuce, blue cheese dressing, blue cheese crumbs, red onion, bacon bits; topped with tomatoconcassé

The Caesar $6.50
Classic Caesar Dressing made with anchovies and plenty of garlic; croutons and parmesan cheese

Brunch Favorites

Quiche du Jour market price
Chef’s seasonal selection

Classic Bacon & Eggs $8.00
Keeping it simple: three crispy slices of bacon, bistro potatoes and 2 eggs to your liking; toast and fresh fruit

French Toast $8.50
Served with maple syrup, bacon or sausage and fresh fruit

Bistro Omelet $8.95
Swiss Cheese, spinach, bistro potatoes and fresh fruit

Eggs Benedict $10.95
English Muffin, ham, poached eggs, topped with Hollandaise Sauce, bistro potatoes and fresh fruit

Crab Benedict $12.95
English Muffin, crab cakes, poached eggs, topped with Hollandaise Sauce, bistro potatoes and fresh fruit

Banana Pancakes $9.50
3 of the best, served with maple syrup, bacon or sausage and fresh fruit

Breakfast Entrees

Corned Beef Hash $12.95
House made corned beef topped with 2 eggs, your choice any style

Huevos Rancheros $9.95
Two eggs cooked to your style, served on a corn tortilla and your choice of red or green chili, topped with cheese, bistro potatoes, your choice bacon or sausage

Chicken Fried Steak $14.95
Topped with two eggs, green chili, country gravy and bistro potatoes

Fettuccini ala Carbonara $11.95
Pasta tossed with cream, eggs, bacon & Parmesan Cheese

If  you love all things French, you will enjoy a Croque- Monsieur $9.95
Classical grilled bistro sandwich, ham & Gruyere cheese smothered with Cheese Béchamel sauce
Make it Croque-Madam by adding two eggs cooked your style, $2.00

Rustique Bistro Burger $12.95
Your Two Choices: 1/2 Pound Reserve Angus Beef with Blue Cheese & Bacon, atop Brioche Buns, pommes frites
Or:
 1/2 Pound Reserve Angus Beef with Cheddar & chopped N.M green Chili, atop Brioche Buns, pommes frites


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

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