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In everyday life, it is the Bistro that is woven into the daily pattern of meals and celebrations. The Bistro is that little neighborhood restaurant in Placitas, NM where they know who you are, greet you warmly, and serve you satisfying foods that change with the seasons and define Creative Casual Cuisine.

High Quality Ingredients

Bistro cuisine is a mix of European and American influence. This is all done with high quality ingredients, “the melting pot of taste.” A little of this and a little of that make rustic food so inviting.

Seasonal Menu

We offer uncomplicated, unpretentious food with a menu that changes with the season. Our daily specials will keep you coming back often so you always have something new to savor.

Classic Bistro Setting

We invite you to come dine with us on our patio or in our elegant dining room. Make a reservation ahead of time for best choice of seating.

What People Are Saying

  • “In under two years, Placitas has become a dining destination frequented not only by local loyalists, but by diners from throughout the state and beyond.”

    Gil Garduno
    Internet and Food Blogger
  • “Blades’ Bistro is a classy blend of classic, whimsical; it is an oasis of sophistication thriving in Placitas. Everything about Blades’ is nicer than you’d expect, in the best possible way. The dining room is refined and quiet and the exhibition kitchen classy.”

    Andrea Lin
    Albuquerque Journal