Ponce Bistro
BYOB and no corking fee!

11:00am - 4:00pm ~ Mon - Sun
6:00pm - closing ~ Thurs - Sun

4659 Main St.
Manchester Center, VT
(802) 768-8095

Breakfast Menu

Strawberries and Cream
crepes wrapped around sauteed strawberries,
topped with whipped cream, served with fresh fruit

Bananas and Brown Sugar
fresh crepe wrapped around warm caramel bananas
with cinnamon and brown sugar, with fresh fruit

Maple Syrup Classic
fresh warm crepes drizzled with
Vermont maple syrup, served with fresh fruit

Bacon, Egg, Tomato, Cheese
fresh crepe wrapped around bacon, eggs, tomato,
and cheddar of cheese, served with fresh fruit

Lemon and Sugar
fresh crepes sprinkled with fresh lemon juice
and sugar, served with fresh fruit

Choc-o-lot Crepes
fresh crepes drizzled with our homemade
baker's ganache, served with fresh fruit

Apple French Toast
delicately battered toasts with shaved apple,
cinnamon, and allspice, served with baby baked
potatoes and fresh fruit... add bacon $2.00

Huevo Puerto Rico
sun dried tortillas lightly toasted and topped with
scrambled eggs, rosadas beans, cheddar, and fresh
tomato chutney, served with baby baked potatoes

Novelty Florentine
dill havarti on toasted baguettes topped with greens,
fresh tomato, scrambled eggs and Scottish smoked
salmon, parmesan peppercorn dressing and capers

Rosemary Eggs and Brie
scrambled eggs topped with fresh rosemary herbs
over baguette toasts, topped with melty brie and
served with fresh fruit... add bacon $2.00

Ham and Hash
sauteed onion, red peppers, baby potatoes, and
greens served over scrambled eggs with a
homemade parmesan peppercorn sauce

Potato Face Omelet
open-faced omelet with baby baked potatoes,
cheddar, roasted red peppers, and apple wood
smoked bacon, served with toast

Breakfast Panini
scrambled eggs on panini with choice of cheese,
served with baby baked potatoes... add meat $2.00

Croissant Savant
scrambled eggs on fresh baked croissant with choice
of cheese, baby baked potatoes... add meat $2.00

Ponce's Homemade Crustless Quiche
daily quiche, baby baked potatoes and fresh fruit
$9.95 to $11.95

Vermont Maple Cranola
crunchy Vermont granola made here in Manchester,
served with yogurt and fresh fruit

Bistro Fare

Shrimp in Peanut Green Curry with Basil..$13
(veggie version also available)
West Coast version of curry with lots of fresh ginger, lemongrass,
fennel root, and fresh basil served with shrimp, rice and red peppers..$13

Crab Bruschetta
A refreshing summer nibble: jumbo lump crab meat tossed with
scallions, red peppers, and aioli over baguette toasts…$13

Spanish Meatloaf Tacos
(veggie tacos available)
A novel way to enjoy our fabulous Spanish sophrito infused meatloaf in a taco,
with cheddar, our tomato and cilantro chutney, romaine and sour cream…$12

Steak Salad with Roast Vegetables
Seared skirt steak cooked to preference, served with baby baked Potatoes,
a variety of roast vegetables with gorgonzola and a maple Dijon vinaigrette…$16

Veggie Tartar
Avocado, chipotle sour cream, chickpeas, cucumber, and tomato cilantro chutney
molded into a medallion and served with fried sundried tomato strips…$9

Stuffed Dates
(veggie version served without bacon)
Dates stuffed with goat cheese and our house roast tomatoes,
wrapped in bacon, and lightly dipped in chipotle panko…$10

Overstuffed Baguette Pizzas
These are simply fabulous! Choose from these four combinations:
-eggplant, tomato chutney, goat cheese, gorgonzola, balsamic, tapenade…$12
-house roast tomatoes, brie, basil, capers, red onion…$12
- pesto mayo, cheddar, feta, salami, avocado, Italian sausage…$13
-chickpeas, chipotle mayo, kale, red onion, portabella, parmesan…$12

Smoked Gouda with Cranberry Mojito Chutney
Lightly warmed Vermont smoked gouda coupled with
a cranberry cucumber mint chutney and baguette toasts…$9

Ponce Antipasto
(for two)
Serrano and salami hams, parmesan cheese drizzled with olive oil,
Spanish olives, and a salad with our house roasted tomatoes…$13



soup du jour & quiche du jour


Nuts and berries salad
finely chopped kale, swiss chard, and parsley tossed with cranberries, diced apples,
sun flower seeds and our own homemade peanut ginger dressing

Asian chicken salad
tender roasted chicken breast, toasted almonds, apples, carrots, cilantro, and
scallions over greens with our own Thai vinaigrette

Grilled romaine
half head of romaine grilled with olive oil topped with feta cheese, olive tapenade,
roasted tomatoes, red onion, and served with our cherry balsamic vinaigrette

Lavender goat cheese salad
goat cheese medallion rolled in freshly roasted pecans, red onion, dried
cranberries over greens with our white grape sherry dressing

Smokey blues salad
crumbled gorgonzola, fresh roasted pecans, apple wood smoked bacon,
roasted red tomatoes, and our orange shallot dressing over greens

Herbed chicken salad
tender roasted chicken breast tossed with fresh herbed aoli,
toasted almonds and diced apples, served with fresh tomato wedges over greens

Cranberry, scallion, pecan couscous
Israeli couscous dressed with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, scallions,
dried cranberries, and fresh roasted pecans, served with side salad

Rosadas beans over rice with avocado
pink and black beans simmered with green peppers, onions, herbs, and olives in
traditional Puerto Rican sophrito, served over white rice with fresh avocado


Tuna tarragon wrap
albacore tuna tossed with fresh roasted pecans, tarragon, dried cranberries,
and herbed aioli, served in sun dried tomato wrap with fresh tomato and avocado

Spanish meatloaf
slow roasted angus beef stuffed with olives, onions, herbs, peppers and Spanish seasonings,
served with Manchego cheese, red onion, capers, and an achiote dressing on baguette

Veggie Gobble
our famous veggie favorite with roasted butternut squash, apples, feta cheese,
red onion, cranberry mayo, and greens on baguette

Wood cured ham panini
wood cured nitrate free ham, house roasted red tomatoes,
cheddar cheese, spinach, and oregano mayo on panini

North Country turkey
house roasted turkey breast, apple, dill havarti cheese, and our homemade
parmesan peppercorn dressing served on panini

Sante Fe chicken wrap
tender house roasted chicken breast, fresh tomato, green olives, red onions,
avocado, greens and chipotle cilantro dressing served in sun dried tomato wrap

Vermont goat cheese
Vermont goat cheese, gorgonzola, fresh pesto, house roasted red
peppers, and greens served on baguette

Scottish smoked salmon
fresh Duck Trap smoked salmon with red onion, cream cheese, and capers on baguette

Triple cream brie
sliced white grapes, freshly roasted pecans, house roasted turkey breast,
triple cream brie, and our sherry vinaigrette served on baguette



Truffled Mushroom Strudel
our unique non-pastry strudel of sautéed cremini mushroom, red onion,
rosemary, and truffle oil wrapped in kale leaves and drizzled with parmesan peppercorn dressing

Sausage and Brie
sweet Italian sausage sautéed and stuffed with triple cream brie,
topped with our roasted red pepper and fresh basil chutney

Rosadas Beans and Rice with Avocado
pink and black beans simmered with green peppers, onions, herbs,
in traditional Puerto Rican sophrito served over white rice with fresh avocado

Raspberry Beets and Goat Cheese Salad
whole beets marinaded in a raspberry vinaigrette, sliced, and served with
a scallion and panko roasted goat cheese medallion over greens

Gorgonzola and Truffle Balsamic Salad
crumbled gorgonzola cheese, apple wood smoked bacon, diced cucumber,
and fresh roasted almonds over mesculin greens with our truffle infused balsamic vinaigrette

Prince Edward Island Mussels
fresh PEI mussels prepared in Sauvignon Blanc with butter, fresh basil,
house roasted tomatoes, garlic, onions, and Asian influenced flavors

Cottage Pinwheel
flaky puff pastry wrapped around spinach, butternut squash, apple wood
smoked bacon, goat cheese, and topped with melty cheddar

Baked Feta and Smoked Salmon Bruschetta
fresh tomato and feta baked on baguette toasts, layered with
Duck Trap Scottish smoked salmon and sprinkled with dill

Portabella Cap Pizzas
roast portabella mushroom topped with olive tapenade, tomatoes, cheddar, feta, and red onions


Thai Curried Sea Scallops
seared sea scallops in a light coconut lime curry finished with a delicate
watercress and basil salad over jasmine rice and julienned red peppers
market price

Broiled Salmon
hand-cut filet of Atlantic salmon roasted and broiled to a tender finish, drizzled with
a lime and scallion aioli over jasmine rice and a roasted red pepper and basil chutney

Thick Boneless Pork Chop
panko crusted thick-cut chop, topped with sautéed apples and red onions,
finished with our homemade gorgonzola cream

Beef Stroganoff
we do this a little differently: white wine and cream béchamel made to order,
poured over broiled skirt steak and egg noodles - our most decadent offering!

Chicken with Fresh Basil and Mushrooms
all natural chicken breast pan sauteed and served with a
truffled mushroom and fresh basil cream sauce over egg noodles

Veal Picatta
tender veal filet lightly breaded and sauteed in a white wine and butter sauce
with lemon and capers over linquini

12 oz. NY Strip Steak Au Poivre
12 oz. New York strip steak
crusted in whole peppercorns and seared to a tender finish
served with roast garlic baby baked potatoes

4659 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255