Claudette Azevedo

Bistro on Main


867 Main Street,
Manchester, CT 06040


 About Us


Bistro on Main is a social enterprise owned and operated by the Manchester Area Conference of Churches (MACC Charities). As a social enterprise, our mission is twofold: (1)  delivering an exceptional dining experience for our guests, while (2) breaking cycles of poverty through transitional employment and work readiness training.

Inspired by both classical and modern French bistros, we are a scratch kitchen focused on using high-quality local, seasonal, sustainable ingredients including farm-to-table poultry, dairy and produce; dock-to-chef sustainable seafood; and locally produced artisan products like cheeses, breads and charcuterie.

Came to Bistro on Main on a recommendation and so glad we did. The service was great, the food was delicious, and the fact that they donate a portion of proceeds to local charities was icing on the cake. A must try!

Sheila Gerber

This restaurant is worth 5 stars. We stopped, by chance and very happy we did. The Canard Aux Lentilles and Steak Au Poivre was delicious, prepared exactly as ordered, and pleasantly presented. The wait staff were attentive, friendly and happy to answer our questions. We will definitely be going back for more.

Karen Hunter

Excellent food and drink. No tipping expected as restaurant and workers are sponsored by charitable org. MACC…..but charitable donations to MACC are welcomed to continue their mission. Worthy of a visit.
John Matkowski