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Welcome to The Village Bistro Restaurant in 1490 Constitution, Blvd., Salinas, California.
We serve fresh Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner Every Day, Steak, Seafood, Pastas.

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Artichoke Heart


Lightly deep fried and served with ranch dressing on the side

Dungeness Crab Cakes


Pan with chipotle and lemon aioli; topped with a mango-cilantro salsa

Garlic Bread


French bread sliced and spread with garlic butter; sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, and parsley

Monterey Bay Calamari


Local squid lightly breaded and deep-fried. Served with lemon, cocktail, and tartar sauce

Shrimp Bruschetta


Grilled French bread rubbed with garlic and topped with tender shrimp, diced tomatoes, and basil

Spicy Shrimp Cocktail


Tender shrimp mixed in a tomato juice cocktail with ketchup, lime juice, diced tomatoes, onions, avocado, cilantro and cucumber; served with crackers and lemon wedges on the side

Steak & Poultry:

Chicken Marsala


Chicken breast sautéed with mushrooms, and herbs in arsala sauce

Chicken Picatta


Tender breast sautéed in a lemon capper butter sauce and white wine

Maple Soy Skirt Steak


Marinated and grilled; topped with onion rings

New York Steak


Grilled and covered with a brown merlot sauce and topped with onion



USDA Choice Black Angus strip steak grilled and covered with a mushroom sauce


Seafood Monterey Combo


Grilled salmon, mahi-mahi and snapper topped with lemon basil beurre blanc sauce



Baked fresh snapper served with rice, vegetables, and topped with lemon basil beurre blanc sauce

Sand Dabs


Fresh Sand Dabs topped with lemon basil beurre blanc sauce

From Our Fryer

Fish and Chips


Fried Combo


Fried calamari, fish and prawns

Fried Prawns



Caesar Salad


Made with romaine hearts; tossed with garlic croutons and Parmesan cheese

Cajun Salmon


Spicy grilled salmon fillet; served over mixed greens and tossed with a raspberry vinaigrette and garnished with tomatoes and cucumber

Cobb Salad


Fresh mixed greens; loaded with bacon, gorgonzola cheese, avocado, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, bleu cheese crumbles, and your choice of dressing

Oriental Chicken Salad


Seed crusted chicken breast with mandarin oranges, almonds, cucumbers, and our ginger mango dressing

Roasted Pear and Gorgonzola


Mixed greens tossed with sweet balsamic vinaigrette with candied walnuts and Gorgonzola cheese

Skirt Steak


Grilled skirt steak; seasoned and served on a wedge of iceberg lettuce with bleu cheese crumbles, tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onions






Bread Bowl



Fettuccine Alfredo


Noodles tossed in a rich creamy Alfredo sauce

Linguine Pomodoro


Linguine sautéed with fresh tomatoes, garlic, and basil sauce; served with garlic bread

Lobster Ravioli


Ravioli filled with lobster; served in a creamy tomato sauce with garlic bread

Meat Lasagna


Layers of rich meat sauce, creamy cheese sauce and tender pasta topped with a layer of golden melted cheese, and vegetable

Spaghetti and Meatballs


Tasty tender meatballs simmered in a rich garlic basil marinara sauce

Burgers & Sandwiches



Lean ground beef patty grilled and topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and onions

Turkey Burger


Topped with avocado, bacon, grilled mushrooms,onions, and jack cheese

Chicken Quesadilla


Grilled chicken breast, cilantro, green onions, and diced tomatoes mixed with melted cheeses; served on a large flour tortilla with avocado, a side of salsa, and sour cream

Chicken Chipotle Burger


Grilled chicken breast topped with a chipotle sauce, avocado, chef garnish, and melted jack cheese

Calamari Steak


Lightly breaded calamari grilled and served on a Francesca bread with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and tartar sauce on the sid

Fish Sandwich


Fish of the day served on a Francesca bread with lettuce, tomatoes, and onions

Chicken Parmesan


Grilled chicken breast topped with a marinara sauce and parmesan cheese

Tri-Tip Sandwich


Marinated beef grilled with mushrooms and onions; served on ciabatta bread with melted jack cheese, and chef garnish


Crème Brule


Deep fried cheesecake

Vanilla Ice cream

Rainbow Sherbet

Strawberry or chocolate Sundae

Fruit crepes

Banana Split