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Ponce Bistro

$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Healthy
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4659 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8922
+1 802-768-8095
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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New Hampshire
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here a few years ago and were happy with our experience. However, today's experience was the complete opposite. My husband ordered the chicken noodle soup. It was barely warm, so he asked to have it reheated. It returned to the table only marginally warmer. The temperature of the soup turned out the be only part of the problem... More 

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Thank LGGGNewHampshire
LaGrangeville, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Wine professional and Sommelier anytime I see a BYOB, I get goosebumps ! My wife and I decided to try Ponce bistro out while on an overnight in Manchester. Very small and intimate this place packs a wallop ! We sat in the "Couch " table and enjoyed great food and a crackling fire. Chef owned, the food... More 

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Thank Glenn S
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to like Ponce more than I seem to each time I go. The counter staff are friendly, as are the waitstaff at mealtimes. But the lunch menu, especially, is fairly limited to some salads and cold sandwiches; not much for a warm-food enthusiast. The atmosphere is cozy and quaint, with some quirky seating touches (like a sofa and... More 

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Thank JKDVT
Wayne, PA
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very slow. It took almost 40 minutes to get a salad and sandwich. It was mediocre at best. Staff was nice but not overly friendly. Too many other good places in Manchester. We won't go back.

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Thank Liz Y
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

A Bring Your Own Beer restaurant. Recommended by the hotel but very disappointing. Food was just warm enough to eat and expensive for what was served. The menu had not been updated – not a case of running out of it but they no longer did the item we requested. 2 kitchen staff sat in the restaurant in work clothes... More 

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Thank jeant0708
Middleboro, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Needed to get a quick sandwich before heading to a wedding and we tried this. Great sandwiches to choose from!

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Thank SuzLind
Jaipur, India
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571 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

The restaurant is in a lovely typical house of the Vermont area. The lunch menu is small, The salads are mostly lots of fresh lettuce and little of anything else. Very good wraps and great coffee.

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Thank syan0vich
New Orleans, Louisiana
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Great seating, with couches etc. menu options all looked great. We got the beans salad and the quiche special and finished off with their bread pudding. Mains didn't seem filling but they were delicious. The bread pudding was huge! Definitely for sharing. It's a BYOB restaurant so be prepared to bring your booze.

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Thank Amira P
Schenectady, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Loved the food and atmosphere. Had a wonderful conversation with the owner about his varied life and family. We traded stories.

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Boston
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Unusual space and menu. Half furniture store and half restaurant. Ate in and had a ground lamb topped flatbread which was tasty. Good for takeout too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4659 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8922
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-768-8095
Description
At Ponce we specialize in Exquisite Fusion Cuisine. Start the day with a perfect crema latte and flaky French crossaint. By noon the lavendar goat cheese salad beckons, followed by a home brewed cup of chai and our famous chocolate chip cookies. Finally the day is complete over a relaxing candlelight dinner of salmon tarragon bisque and tenderly broiled raspberry chipotle skirt steak, accompanied by a favorite Cabernet that you brought with you.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?