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The Perfect Wife - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Cup $4.00
Bowl $6.00
Soup of the Day
Peking Duck with Mandarin Pancakes
Roast, glazed duck rolled in a sesame pancake with its crispy skin, spring onions, and hoisin sauce
Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls
Served‎ with a Thai sweet and sour dipping sauce
Sautéed Maine Crabcakes
The most delicious you’ve ever tasted, served with remoulade on mixed greens tossed in lemon-caper vinaigrette
3 Cakes Available as an Entrée with Potatoes and Fresh Veggies
Baked Stuffed Mushrooms
With vermont cheeses, spinach, and smoked tomato jam baked in garlic butter and madeira wine.
Salad Like Mom's
Assorted crispy lettuces, typical salad veggies, and chic peas, served with our house vinaigrette of sesame, balsamic and local honey. Also available with homemade blue cheese dressing)
Chipotle Caesar Salad
Romaine hearts and corn bread croutons tossed with a slightly spicy caesar dressing and freshly grated pecorino romano cheese.
Warm Baby Spinach Salad
With spiced pecans, north country smokehouse smoked bacon, vermont apple cider and maple vinaigrette, and a vt creamery goat cheese fritter.
Pilaf, Potatoes or Vegetables
Horseradish Scalloped Potatoes
Sweet Potato Hash
Substitute Horseradish Potatoes
Macaroni and Cheese Made with Plymouth Artisan Cheddar
Grilled Filet Mignon
Served with sauce of wild mushroom, roasted garlic, and guinness stout demi glace and creamy horseradish scalloped potatoes
Sesame-Crusted Yellowfin Tuna
The house favorite since we opened in 1996.seared medium-rare, served over stir-fried vegetables in our killer oriental sauce and topped with crispy rice sticks
The Howling Wolf
This dish is dairy, wheat, and animal free.Steamed veggies, brown rice pilaf and sweet potato hash topped with yellow curry satay sauce and sun-dried cherry chutney
Jumbo Shrimp Scampi
Sautéed with garlic, lemon, parsley and butter with wilted spinach and fior d’italia arugula-fresh mozzarella ravioli
Turkey Schnitzel
Scallops of turkey breast lightly breaded and sautéed, served with lemon-sage butter sauce and mashed potatoes
Misty Knoll Farm Chicken Breast
Served‎ with vermont apple cider sauce and new potato hash with wild mushrooms and local corn
** PERMANENTLY CLOSED** Amy's creative approach to combining ingredients results in an intriguing and delicious menu. Enjoy a memorable fine dining experience while relaxing in our rustic cobblestone walled restaurant and greenhouse garden room. Our broad wine list and extensive selection of spirits will provide just the right accompaniment for your meal. And as a reward for eating all your veggies, you should treat yourself to a delicious homemade dessert. Afterwards, feel free to stop in at our spirited local tavern for an after dinner drink or a game of darts, with live music in the tavern on most Friday evenings.
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, International
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

This is hard to write and harder to rate because the food is good. But this is no longer a restaurant. Nothing in their signage indicates this. We went downstairs to the former restaurant and waited with no indication that the downstairs restaurant is now...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DocH2O
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The food is above average and well prepared and well presented. The service is good. The restaurant is not always open, but the bar area is fine and overlooks the garden and waterfall.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank magicdoc55
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We make the Perfect Wife our last meal on our annual trip to VT for leaf peeping and outlet shopping. This used to be our very favorite restaurant. This time, it seems they have changed hands or are simply not up to par on the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Katwoman1313
Reviewed October 6, 2018

My perfect wife found The Perfect Wife and suggested that we have dinner here on our first night in the Manchester area, and after having eaten there, I told her that we needed to have dinner or lunch there again (during the same weekend), it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Matt J
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We actually went because of the name, but was impressed with the food and the restaurant. The Perfect Wife is a relaxing place, has sports on tv and great food. We highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rotherjoann
Reviewed September 27, 2018

While in Vermont last week staying at the Olympia Lodge (see my review on that) , my former wife and I had dinner at The Perfect Wife. As we did not want to eat in their formal dining area, we went upstairs to The Other...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BibleBobK
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of dining at the Perfect Wife, great appetizer and dinner !!! We had the Hot Indian Curry and Goat cheese dip with Eggplant Fries !! Delicious !! For my entree I had Grilled Faroe Island Salmon !!! The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jimandtheresa12
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We had an EXCELLENT experience at the Perfect Wife on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The manager, Tom Siegle went out of his way to take a reservation for 10 people and set us up on the beautiful patio. Our waitress, April Stevens was phenomenal in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Mary O
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 6 for dinner. Was so hot outside so we ate inside. AC felt nice. Lobster roles were delicious. Salads were average. The rose wine was tasty as was the beer. The lemonade cocktail was awful. When we told our waitress...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Shari M
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We went here with another couple because we heard the food was good. It was. But the place was deafening, just with conversation, and it was almost impossible to talk. If we had sat outdoors, I think we would have liked it better. Service was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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