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Black Brimmer American Bar

1087 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-1853
603-669-5403
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Ranked #176 of 346 restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 23, 2012
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English first
Manchester, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

While the Black Brimmer wasn't perfect before, it was great fun. They almost always booked great bands & their waitstaff was friendly and fast. Grand re-opening to "blu" last night was disappointing. The only upside is that the interior updates are really beautiful and the place is much cleaner. The downsides - We walked in to find a greeter who... More

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Concord, New Hampshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I've been going there for a while now. Never had their food. I usually go there on the weekends with friends. Always a good time. Usually have a good band playing. I like the fact that you can go downstairs where there is a separate bar and a bit quieter. The drinks are reasonably priced and are a good value.... More

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Somerset
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We arrived at 6:00 pm for a quick bite. WE WERE THE ONLY PEOPLE IN THE RESTAURANT...VERY ODD! Maybe the place picks up later in the evening but it was eerie being the only folks around. The food was not great. My husband had a salad with chicken which he said was "fine". I had the haddock which tasted like... More

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New Hampshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Looking for a great place for drink and great eats before the game, the Brimmer will make U look smart.....I have stopped by for several years and never had a bad experience....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011 via mobile

Great band, great drinks, and great young buff bartender saturday night

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Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

interesting place, nice waitstaff, decent prices, good drinks and good food - the place to be when in downtown ManchVegas!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

Food is okay. They have good live music and a good bar selection, though

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New Hampshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2008

Great bar, haven't really tried the food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2008

Back in my 20's, we loved to go here to party at night. It's a fun place and kind of more upscale than a lot of the bars in Manch.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2008

Decent for pub-type fare.

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