Bluestem Bistro offers some of the freshest, made-from-scratch culinary specialties you can find in Aggieville, the heart of Manhattan, KS.   Co-owner Kevin Peirce is a long-standing Manhattan resident committed to exceptional coffee and food.  Having been a part of Aggieville business for a number of years, Kevin knows the clientele well and is in tune with the ever-changing faces and demands of Manhattan.


Co-owner Jenny Glenn makes it her passion to provide you with a taste of local and international cuisine.  From our made-in-house dressings and spreads to our daily artisan breads, you will be able to experience why we don’t compromise quality for convenience.  Bluestem Bistro seeks to please all types of palates with our exceptional hand-crafted desserts, homemade soups and quiche, and our extensive collection of coffee, cocktail bar, beer and select wines.


The Bistro desserts and pastries are made from scratch in our bakery.  Every morning our bakers get to work early so you can come and enjoy various flavors of scones, muffins, cookies and desserts baked fresh every day.


Bluestem Bistro offers a fresh take on Aggieville entertainment with live music on the patio for special events, sing-a-long with Mr. Steve on Monday and Tuesday mornings and the long-standing Sunday Jazz Brunch.  You’ll find locals, returning K-State Alumni and out-of-towners alike enjoying themselves at any one of these great events.  Check the website or call for more info about current entertainment.