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The Bread Basket


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


$5 - $20
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House Salad
Green leaf lettuce, dried cranberries,  mandarin oranges and sugared pecans served with our house dressing.
Caesar Salad
Green leaf lettuce, parmesan cheese and homemade croutons served with Caesar dressing on the side.
Chicken Chef Salad
Tender,‎ seasoned gluten free chicken breast, fresh strawberries and grapes, pineapple, mandarin oranges, and sugared pecans are served atop green leaf lettuce.  Served with house dressing on the side and a slice of fresh baked cranberry orange bread.
Chicken and Feta Cheese Chef
Green‎ leaf lettuce, feta cheese crumbles, gluten free seasoned chicken breast, homemade croutons and grape tomatoes are served with a sweet vadalia onion vinegarette dressing which is served on the side along with a slice of fresh baked cranberry orange bread.
Chicken Salad Croissant
Chicken Salad topped with leaf lettuce served on a buttery croissant. This sandwich comes with your choice of a cup of soup or a house or Caesar salad.
Smoked Turkey Croissant
A‎ flaky butter croissant is spread with raspberry pepper preserves and layered with tender slices of smoked turkey, muenster cheese and fresh lettuce.  This sandwich comes with your choice of a cup of soup or a house or Caesar salad.
Smoked Turkey Spinach Wrap
A flour tortilla spread with our signature cream cheese mixture is wrapped around slices of smoked turkey, baby spinach and leaf lettuce.  This wrap comes with your choice of a cup of soup or a house or Caesar salad.
Our soups are made fresh each day. A cup of soup makes a nice side to any sandwich or salad and a bowl of soup is hearty enough to make it a meal all by itself. Add a slice of cranberry orange bread for an extra treat.
Cup of soup
12 ounces
Bowl of soup
16 ounces
Soup Sampler
8 ounces of both soups of the day and a slice of cranberry orange bread.
Cup of soup, choice of house or Caesar salad and a slice of cranberry orange bread.
Our daily specials vary each day and also from week to week. Feel free to call us or check Facebook to see what today's specials are. You can also hear them each morning on KMCH radio between 10:30 a.m. and noon
Hot Entree
A hot entree is served with your choice of a house or caesar salad or a cup of soup.  A slice of our fresh baked cranberry orange bread completes this meal.
Hot Sandwich
A‎ hot sandwich is served with a side each day.
Half Sandwich
For a lighter meal we offer a half sandwich with choice of house or Caesar salad or a cup of soup.
Here at the The Bread Basket we are all about desserts. And once you see our dessert tray you will know why. Our signature White Chocolate Banana Cream Pie is made daily along with many other homemade desserts. Cheesecakes, Pies, Cookies and Cakes are just a few of the tempting sweet treats that are on our dessert tray. Round out your meal with a dessert or we can box one up to take home for later.
We fresh brew regular, decaffeinated and flavored coffees. Be sure to check our out private labeled flavored coffees. We pick the flavors and have them ground to our specifications and packaged for you to purchase and enjoy at home. They also make a great gift!
Fresh brewed unsweetened Ice Tea Fresh brewed Raspberry Ice Tea
Hot Tea
Hot chia tea latte (NEW and Yummy)
Raspberry Lemonade
Hot Chocolate
Soft Drinks
Coca-Cola, Diet Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sprite,  Mountain Dew, Dr. pepper
Orange Juice
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

We had an hour to kill in Manchester and ended up parked in front of The Bread Basket. Upon entering, we were treated to a three-course lunch experience that felt and tasted like being back in grandma's home as a kid. The white chocolate banana...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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JKM113, Owner at The Bread Basket, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

So glad you found us and I love that your visit stirred up some fond memories of Grandma!! Thank you so much for the nice review! We appreciate it very much and hope you can come back to see us again soon. Jackie Mormann

Reviewed September 18, 2018

The best food option in Manchester, and it's not even close. I had the avocado club wrap, lasagna soup, and banana cream pie. The club had the freshest avocado and was a wrap you just felt good after eating. The soup was very filling with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Wow! Delicious chicken salad! Cozy, fabulous service, friendly. One of the 99 "Must try" restaurants in Iowa! Open Tuesday through Friday from 8 am to 3 pm. Plan accordingly!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 190danac
Reviewed April 6, 2018

This eatery is perfect for meeting friends for lunch or just to shop! Upon walking in the door, you are quickly greeted with friendly and willing staff. During lunch, the wait staff is excellent and a quick chat with the owner is to be expected--...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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JKM113, Owner at The Bread Basket, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for choosing The Bread Basket and also for the nice review! We take pride in serving homemade food and love our customers. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to serve you!

Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here by chance on our way thru town. What an amazing place! The food was delicious and the owner and staff were so wonderful! We will drive up again just to eat here!

Date of visit: March 2018
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JKM113, Owner at The Bread Basket, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Scott P. Thanks for taking a chance on The Bread Basket and so glad you enjoyed your lunch! We look forward to having you back soon! Jackie

Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic lunch on my very first visit . I will definitely return . I highly recommend the lasagna soup . It was fantastic !! Great service with outstanding food . Definitely not a greasy burger stop but a great meal at affordable prices . A...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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JKM113, Owner at The Bread Basket, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks for the comments Paul. Hope you can join us again sometime soon! Jackie

Reviewed August 17, 2017

The Bread Basket always has great food and an awesome atmosphere! I also love checking out all of the neat things for sale such as purses, jewelry, wine, wine accessories and decorative signs! I would definitely recommend this place, it's always a great experience!

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Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

We really enjoy our visits to the Tea Room in Manchester, Ia. It is always neat, friendly, and very good food. The deserts are always delicious. We are always ready to go there for morning coffee, lunch or for afternoon break.

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Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Jackie had a Christmas dinner and music program. The food was awesome and the Christmas music put you in the Christmas spirit. Always a great choice in delicious desserts.

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Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

The Bread Basket is my favorite restaurant in the Delaware County area. Whether you are looking for an afternoon outing to meet with friends, or a quick to-go lunch during work, this is the place to go! On top of having a friendly and outgoing...More

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Date of visit: February 2017
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