2594 Depot St, Route 11 & 30
Manchester, VT 05255
  802.362.2817
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The Perfect Wife
#vtfresh | #theperfectwiferestaurant

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

2018 brings opportunity for us to showcase foods from around the world.  Chef colleagues will join Amy in the kitchen once a month to create inventive dishes from their international roots. Check out our Events Page for dates and details.

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

Menus are seasonal and subject to change. Our online menu may vary from menus presented at your table. If you’d like to enjoy one of your favorite dishes from past menus, please just ask us and we’ll do our best to accommodate your request!

Perfect Wife Restaurant Sampling

Small Plates

Soup of the Day

delicious soup, made fresh daily

Cup 5
Bowl 7

Baked Onion Soup

with three cheeses and crostini

9

Warm Spinach Salad with VT Creamery Goat Cheese Fritter

spiced pecans, Black River Meats smoked bacon, Vermont apple cider and maple vinaigrette

13

Salad Like Mom's

assorted crispy lettuces, typical salad veggies, chickpeas, our house vinaigrette of sesame, balsamic and local honey (also available with homemade blue cheese dressing) GF, V

5

Preserved Lemon Caesar Salad

romaine hearts, corn bread croutons, shaved Italian cheeses

8

Peking Duck with Mandarin Pancakes

sesame pancake, crispy skin, spring onions, hoisin sauce

14

Sautéed Maine Crabcakes

available as a large plate with three crab cakes, mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables $27

remoulade, mixed greens, lemon-caper vinaigrette

15

Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls

thai sweet and sour dipping sauce

12

Large Plates

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.

29
w/ Faroe Island Salmon 27

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.

23

Sautéed Jumbo Shrimp Scampi

sautéed with garlic, lemon, parsley and butter with wilted spinach. served over Vermont Pasta Company spinach and roasted garlic ravioli

28

Sautéed Chicken Saltimbocca

with prosciutto and Hildene Farm tomme cheese in marsala wine sauce. served with parmesan risotto

27

Crispy Roast Half Duckling

with blueberry and port wine demi glace, sweet potato hash and fresh veggies.

28

Pan Roasted Filet Mignon

with wild mushrooms, roasted garlic and Guinness stout demi glade. served with creamy horseradish potatoes.

30

Side Dishes

Macaroni & Cheese made with Plymouth Artisan Cheddar

6.95

Pilaf, Potatoes or Vegetables

3.50

Sweet Potato Hash

4.50

Horseradish Scalloped Potatoes

5

Substitute Horseradish Potatoes

2.50

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

Cognac, Brandy & Cordials

Remy Martin XO

25

Hennessey VSOP

12.50

Courvoisier VSOP

10

Amaretto di Saronno

7.50

Bailey's Irish Cream

7.50

Sambuca Romana

7.50

Godiva Chocolate

8.50

Cointreau

9.00

Grand Marnier

9.00

Drambuie

9.00

B & B

9.00


Dessert Wine

Eden Ice Cider

half bottle

Calville Blend, Vermont ’08

38


Port & Sherry

Warre’s

LBV ’95 Port

10.50

Graham’s

10 Year Tawny Port

12

Sandeman

Founder’s Reserve Port

12

Harvey’s Bristol Cream

Sherry

7

Dry Sack

Medium Sherry

7

Lustau

“Los Arcos” Amontillado Sherry

7.50