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75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
+1 603-622-5488
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (44 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Cotton many times over the years and always enjoyed good food and excellent service. On this particular night our waitress who was serving us with a tray full of wine spilled on that went over my head, all over my sweated...More

Thank waltermNashua_NH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always satisfied, long standing male bartender the best in town! Great atmophere and guarenteed excellent food. We have never been let down,

Thank BertandBetty
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is just imaginative enough to keep you interested and perfectly prepared with quality ingredients - liked the wait staff

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cotton has been around forever, and with good reason. Their facility is in the Millyard and reflects the location with exposed brick and stone, lots of wood and classic movie prints. There are a changing variety of specials each week from seafood to steaks, each...More

Thank Drsaint
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here alone on a business trip and I wish I would have had more people with me to try more things! I had the scallop and lobster ravioli - delicious. All the appetizers looked amazing and could easily be a meal. Loved the...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here numerous times and never been disappointed! Food is fresh, atmosphere is great and drinks are amazing! I love a Cosmopolitian, but most of the martinis are fantastic! Favorite dishes to try are the Retro Meatloaf and Almond-Crusted Turkey Schnitzel, they are so...More

Thank talcat2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is in one of the old cotton mills and has been re done to stay in the within it's character. The food and service was excellent.

Thank Baker60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here 2x in the last month and every time there is a new fresh amazing menu! Outside seating available in an old mill building from the 1800's. love this place and the staff! Great location with free parking in downtown Manchester.

Thank Kristie B
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

I have always loved this place. Incredible value - the best food at a reasonable price. It's in a great location just a bit outside of downtown. I have been going for the past 10 years, but my dining experience last night prompted this review....More

Thank thegenie23
Cotton101, Owner at Cotton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Thank you very much for the kind words. We're very happy you enjoyed your special evening with us. Your continued support and patronage is truly appreciated. Sincerely, Jeffrey Paige - Chef/Owner Cotton

Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 6 & enjoyed several appetizers including the calamari, shrimp & crab cakes! All were delicious! Dinners included scallops, salmon, lamb, steak. Everyone enjoyed! Lavender martini is a must!So yummy!

Thank donnajean2017
Cotton101, Owner at Cotton, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2017

Donna Jean, Thank you for joining us at Cotton. Happy to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. Your patronage is truly appreciated. Sincerely, Jeffrey Paige - Chef/Owner @ Cotton

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craig h
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Cotton101 | Property representative |
Yes, reservations are strongly recommended on weekends. Tonight we're full but have a few seats available at the bar.
Pam L
July 25, 2016|
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Response from Marjstock | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, since I have only been there for dinner
June 10, 2016|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
You can certainly wear jeans. More of a bistro bar feel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
    (Stark Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-622-5488
  • E-mail
Cotton features the cooking of multiple award-winning Chef/Author/Owner Jeffrey Paige.

Located in Manchester, New Hampshire’s historic millyard district, Cotton is known for exceptional farm to table comfort food, friendly yet professional service and an inviting, casual upscale atmosphere. It’s the place the New York Times calls “hip”.

Both a classic neighborhood restaurant, named “One of the ten best neighborhood restaurants in the Northeast” by Bon Appetit Magazine, and a destination for diners throughout central New England, Cotton features classic American and worldly comfort food, an extensive wine list featuring over 40 wines by the glass and holds the distinct honor of “Best Martinis in New Hampshire” by New Hampshire Magazine year after year after year.

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