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The Perfect Wife Restaurant & Tavern
fine food, cold brews, live tunes

Our menu features Chef Amy Chamberlain’s freestyle cuisine with global influences and a creative flair.

Updated with new Summer dishes!

As a proud member of the Vermont Fresh Network, we remain committed to using the freshest, locally sourced products available to us.

Menus are subject to change with the seasons, and our online menu may differ from our current Restaurant & Tavern offerings.  If you’d like to enjoy an old favorite, please ask and we will accommodate if at all possible.  Beverage selections are subject to change.

Appetizers

Soup of the Day

Cup 4.95
Bowl 6.95

Baked Onion Soup

With three cheeses and crostini

9.00

Crock of Stonewood Farm Turkey Chili*

With black beans, corn and sour cream

8.00

Spice Rubbed Chicken Wings*

order of half and half add $2.00

Buffalo or Garlic-Parmesan. Served with celery and blue cheese dressing

13.95

Hot Indian Curry and Vermont Creamery Goat Cheese Dip

A delicious baked dish with eggplant fries for dipping.

11.95

vegetarian

Fresh Maine Crab Cakes

Two of our delicious crab cakes served with remoulade sauce on a bed of mixed greens
(Available as a platter with mashed potatoes and fresh veggies 18.95)

13.95

Mock Peking Duck

Fried tofu rolled in a sesame pancake with hoisin sauce and scallions and served with Asian slaw

10.95

vegetarian

Maple Glazed Jalapeño Poppers with Black River Meats Uncured Bacon*

Baked with cream cheese and Plymouth cheddar, topped with crispy smoked bacon and drizzled with Vermont maple syrup

12.95

Nacho Mama*

A big plate of nachos smothered with turkey chili, cheddar cheese, jalapeños, shredded lettuce and diced tomatoes, plus sides of sour cream, salsa and guacamole

13.95

Nacho Baby*

A smaller MAMA, minus the chili

8.95

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Broiled with Plymouth Artisan Cheddar and blue cheese, sliced grilled chicken & buffalo sauce

9.95

*These items are or can be made gluten-free, but we are not a gluten-free kitchen.

Salads

Salad Like Mom's*

Our house salad with sesame-balsamic vinaigrette, ranch or blue cheese dressing

5.00

vegetarian

Preserved Lemon Caesar Salad

Romaine hearts, corn bread croutons and shaved Italian cheeses

Small 7.00
Large 10.00

vegetarian

BLT Chopped Salad*

Fresh greens, Black River Meats uncured bacon, Plymouth artisan cheddar, tomatoes, broccoli, hard boiled egg and smoked tomato ranch dressing

Small 10.95
Entree Size 15.95

Teriyaki Noodle Salad

With assorted greens, Asian veggies, and Ramen noodles, in ginger, sesame and soy dressing, topped with mandarin oranges and toasted almonds

13.95

vegetarian

Warm Spinach Salad

With a deep fried Vermont Creamery goat cheese fritter and dressed in warm Black River Meats uncured bacon and apple cider vinaigrette

13.95

ADD ON TO THE ABOVE SALADS

Grilled Chicken $5.00 Grilled Shrimp, 6 oz Strip Steak or Salmon Filet $10.00

*These items are or can be made gluten-free, but we are not a gluten-free kitchen.

Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served with French fries, onion rings, mashed potatoes, quinoa pilaf or cole slaw

Substitute a Gluten Free Roll

1.50

Crab Cake Sandwich

A large sautéed crabcake on a toasted Kaiser roll with mixed greens and remoulade sauce

18.95

Vermont Farm Burger

Add bacon, sautéed mushrooms, Plymouth blue cheese, balsamic candied onions for $1.00 each

Eight ounces of Boyden Farm ground beef served on a toasted Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato, onion and your choice of cheese

15.95

The Bistro Chicken Sandwich

A grilled chicken breast, smoked bacon, caramelized onions and herbed aioli on a toasted Kaiser roll with mixed greens and sliced tomato

15.95

Turkey Parmesean Grinder

With marinara and provolone cheese on a garlic toasted baguette

17.95

Prime Rib French Dip

8oz. of thinly sliced prime rib served au jus on a garlic toasted baguette with provolone cheese

17.95

Entrées

Black River Meats Sausages*

With sauerkraut and homemade hot mustard, mashed potatoes and vegetables

13.95

The Howling Wolf*

This dish is dairy, wheat and animal free

Steamed veggies, brown rice pilaf and sweet potato hash topped with a yellow curry satay sauce and sun-dried cherry chutney

15.95

vegetarian

Grilled 12oz New York Strip Steak*

Topped with Guinness stout, roasted garlic and oyster mushroom demi glace. Served with creamy horseradish potatoes and fresh veggies

24.95

Sesame-Crusted Yellowfin Tuna

Try this with FRIED TOFU instead of tuna 18.95

Seared medium-rare, served over stir-fried vegetables in our killer oriental sauce with quinoa pilaf
and crispy rice sticks

23.95

Turkey Schnitzel

Scallops of turkey breast lightly breaded and sautéed,
served with lemon-sage butter sauce, mashed potatoes and fresh veggies

19.95

Miracle Loaf

Our ever popular meatloaf served with gravy, fresh veggies and mashed potatoes

12.95

Grilled Faroe Island Salmon

With Vermont maple-mustard glaze, quinoa + roasted veggie pilaf and fresh veggies

19.95

Sautéed Jumbo Shrimp Scampi

Sautéed with garlic, lemon, parsley and butter with wilted spinach. Served over Vermont Fresh Pasta Company spinach and roasted garlic ravioli.

22.95

*These items are or can be made gluten-free, but we are not a gluten-free kitchen.

Attention: “Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk to food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions."

Sides

Plymouth Vermont Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese

6.95

Fresh Kosher Dill Pickle

2

Veggies or Potatoes

3.50

French Fries

Side 3.50
Basket 5.00

Basket of Garlic Bread

4.00

Eggplant Fries

5.00

Cole Slaw

3.50

Sweet Potato Hash

3.50

Onion Rings

Side 4.50
Basket 6.00

Dessert

Belgian Chocolate and Cream Cheese Brownie Sundae

Served with Wilcox coffee & vanilla ice creams, hot fudge, caramel and whipped cream

10

Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

A delicate baked custard with a broiled sugar crust

8

Ice Cream Sampler and Cookies

A scoop each of vanilla and coffee Wilcox ice cream and Wilcox flavor of the week—served with homemade cookies

7

Vermont Apple Crisp

With oatmeal and pecan crumb topping. Served warm with Wilcox vanilla ice cream

8

Sorbet or Ice Cream

selections vary

5

Vermont Gelato Company Gelato

Brattleboro, Vermont

All natural gelato made with locally sourced ingredients

6

The Famous Ring Ding Cake

Our version of your favorite snack cake made with many layers of devil's food and a creamy white filling, all coated in rich dark chocolate ganache.

10

Additional homemade dessert specials are available every evening

Coffee/Tea

Mighty Leaf Tea

a selection of sustainably grown, fair trade teas

3.50

The Perfect Wife Special Coffee

Fresh brewed coffee spiked with Grand Marnier and Chocolate Godiva liqueurs and topped with whipped cream

10

Espresso

served with homemade biscotti

4

Cappuccino

served with homemade biscotti

5

Latte

served with homemade biscotti

6

Beverages

Saratoga Sparkling Water

Sm. 4
Lg. 7.50

Voss Still Water

Sm. 5
Lg. 8.50

Soda

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Ginger Ale

2.25

Root Beer

3.25

Tea

2.50

Coffee

2.50

Juice

Cranberry, Pineapple, Grapefruit, Orange and V8

3.25

Milk

3

Iced Tea

2.50

Lemonade

3

Hot Chocolate

3

Switchel

An American Heritage Beverage

16oz 6

Red Bull

4.25

Kid's Cup

Soda or Juice

2.50

Bottled Beers

Bud Light

16oz Aluminum Bottle

4.50

Miller Lite

4

Budweiser

4

Coors Light

4

Corona

5

Redbridge

Gluten Free

5

Kaliber

NA

4

Clausthaler

NA

4

Draft Beers

Pabst Blue Ribbon

2.75

Guinness

16oz 6
12oz 4.50

Switchback Ale

16oz 6
12oz 4.50

Harpoon UFO White

16oz 6
12oz 4.50

Citizen's Hard Cider

16oz 7
12oz 5.50

Long Trail That'swhatshesaid

Our very own special blend

16oz 6
12oz 4.50

VT Seasonals

Ask your server about our seasonal specials.

5-8

Specialty Beers

Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale

California

6

Allagash White

Maine

6

Allagash Black Stout

Maine

7

Otter Creek Copper Ale

Vermont

5

Matilda Belgian Style Ale

Illinois

7

Stella Artois

Belgium

5

Magic Hat #9

Vermont

5

Founders Porter

Michigan

6

Crabbie's Hard Ginger Beer

United Kingdom

6

Dos Equis Amber

Mexico

5

Vermont Specialty Liquors

Smuggler's Notch Distillery

Jefferson, Vermont

#1 Rated Vodka in the US.

Vodka 7.50
Gin 8
Rum 8.50

Green Mountain Organic Gin

Stowe, Vermont

Produced using our 6 times distilled, 100% organic base, combined with a unique blend of botanicals that include juniper, coriander, lemon and orange peels, anise and lavender.

7.50

Green Mountain Organic Lemon Vodka

Stowe, Vermont

7

Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Gin

Hardwick, VT

With juniper berry and raw honey

7.50

Whistlepig Straight Rye Whiskey

Shoreham, Vermont

100 Proof deliciousness.

Neat 14
Rocks 16