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Ponce Bistro

) #25 of 42 Restaurants in Manchester €€ - €€€ American, , Healthy
4659 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8922
+1 802-768-8095
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (47 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
“chai” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
4659 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8922
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Reviews (165)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is ok. It's a hit and miss. But from what I have found out could be because the owner does not pay his staff for one thing and not pay for his order. The big thing to me as have worked in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a small but so well decorated, make you feel so relax, quiet , outside a few tables, as alone or family go there, have your lunch or dinner , receive kind service and feel good. note that you may bring your wine or so from...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

A wide variety of good lunch options in the old home on the main street leading into Manchester. The outside patio is a lovely spot for a meal, despite the traffic (and the mention of winter fireside dining sounds nice too). We found more choices...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

I enjoy going to Ponce for dinner, lunch, or a coffee on the go. The atmosphere, service and food is always pleasant (although sometimes on the slow side). I also love the new color choice on the exterior of the building, but for the life...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Delightful place for lunch after shopping the outlets. We each had a cup of homemade soup; mine was pumpkin-butternut squash, and my companion had roasted red pepper soup. Both were delicious. I ordered a kale salad with craisins, apple and sunflower seeds with peanut-ginger dressing...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

stopped in for lunch. Cool decor and a unique menu with interesting and delicious sounding sandwiches. Both had smoked salmon sandwich which was excellent and had a generous amount of salmon. Service was slower than I wanted but we weren't in a hurry so it...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a nice outdoor sitting. I had my 2 little dogs with me and it was perfect. Menu isn't extensive but the food was good.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We did a day trip to Manchester and asked a local for a non-chain recommendation for lunch. Ponce Bistro turned out to be a good choice. The restaurant is small with a limited menu but we found 2 good choices, the tuna wrap and quiche....More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

After having trouble finding a lunch place with good gluten-free options, we were happy to stumble upon this restaurant! Good gluten-free bread is offered along with some already gluten-free options (chef told us afterward the Puerto Rican rice and beans is good for next time),...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

I've always appreciated the creative, fresh and beautifully served plates here. My favorites are the rice and beans; the salads are outrageous (kale and berries) the coffee and tea selections are excellent and there are always GF options and fresh gorgeous tempting baked goods at...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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