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Blades’ Bistro Brunch Menu

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” – John Gunther

Appetizers

Soup du Jour 6.50

French Onion Soup Gratinée
Topped with a toasted baguette and melted layer of Gruyere Cheese – 7.95

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

Roasted Fresh Beets
Topped with toasted goat cheese and a balsamic glaze drizzle – 7.95

Bistro Truffle Fries
French fries tossed with fresh shaved parmesan cheese and white truffle oil 6.95

Salads

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

Classic Wedge
Iceberg Lettuce, blue cheese dressing, blue cheese crumbs, red onion, bacon bits; topped with tomato concassé – 8.95

The Smokey Caesar
Romaine lettuce tossed with in house smoked salmon, croutons, grated parmesan cheese and
a Classic Caesar dressing made with anchovies and plenty of garlic – 9.95

Brunch Favorites

Chef Kevin’s Homestead Hash!!!
Freshly made corned beef hash, special seasonings and 2 eggs your way.
Served with toast – 12.95

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

Banana Pancakes
3 of the best! Served with maple syrup, bacon or sausage and fresh fruit – 9.50

Classic Bacon & Eggs
Keeping it simple: three crispy slices of bacon, bistro potatoes and 2 eggs your way.
Served with toast and fresh fruit – 9.

Bistro Quiche du Jour (limited availability)
Baked in-house in a buttery flakey crust with seasonal, fresh ingredients. Choose from our meat or vegetarian options. Served with fresh fruit – 9.95

Create your own Bistro Omelet with any 3 of the  following items:
Cheeses Cheddar, Swiss, feta, goat cheese
Meats Apple-wood smoked Bacon, Ham, Maple sausage, Chorizo
Veggies Sautéed Mushrooms, Red pepper, Roma tomatoes, onions, spinach, green Chile – 10.95
– Optional, Egg Whites Only 1.50
Served with Bistro potatoes, toast and fresh fruit

Huevos Rancheros
Two eggs cooked your way, served on a corn tortilla and your choice of red or green chili, topped with cheese, your choice bacon or sausage. Served with bistro potatoes – 11.95

Brunch Favorites

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

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

Copenhagen Benedict
English Muffin, in-house smoked salmon, poached eggs, topped with Hollandaise Sauce.
Served with bistro potatoes and fresh fruit – 13.95

Sandwiches & Entree's

The Sandia Stack
House green chili and chopped bacon atop hash browns, with melted cheddar cheese and two eggs your way. Served with toast – 10.95

Chicken Fried Steak
Hand breaded, topped with country gravy, green Chile, topped with two eggs your way.
Served with bistro potatoes – 14.95
Croque – Monsieur
If you love all things French, you will enjoy a Croque – Monsieur
Classical grilled bistro sandwich, ham & Gruyere cheese smothered
with a Cheese Béchamel sauce – 9.95
Make it Croque-Madam by adding two eggs cooked your way –  3.

The Bistro Salad
Mixed garden greens with our house parmesan vinaigrette, topped with grilled
salmon & shrimp, pancetta and tomato concassé  – 15.95

Classic salade Niçoise – An all time favorite!
Sliced seared rare Yellow-Fin Tuna arranged with potatoes, green beans, black olives, anchovies, cucumber, tomatoes atop mixed field greens, tossed with our French Dijon Vinaigrette. Finished with a warm poached egg – 16.95

Rustique Bistro Burger
1/2 Pound Angus Reserve Beef, tomato, lettuce, onion, atop a Brioche Bun.
Served with pommes frites.
Your choice, “Cheddar & chopped N.M Hatch Green Chili”  or  “Blue Cheese & Bacon” – 12.95

Side Orders Available

Mixed Fresh Fruit 4.00

Apple-wood smoked Bacon or sausage 4.00

Eggs, 2 any “style” 3.00

Bistro Potatoes 3.00

Toast or English Muffin 3.00

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness. No checks accepted

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