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75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
+1 603-622-5488
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
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Reviewed yesterday

Heard lots about it, went for dinner with some friends... the food exceeded my expectations.... Good drink menu, appetizers were above average (shared the Rhode Island style Calamari and popcorn shrimp). For entree, the waitress ("Pepper") recommended the Lamb. It was a cut I was...More

Thank Grandfromage22
Reviewed 4 days ago

Started with the bread and butter. The bread was right out of the oven. Soft and chewy – perfect texture. Ordered the wedge salad and it was excellent. The dressing wasn’t too heavy and the nuts were a perfect compliment. Had the turkey schnitzel and...More

Thank NHmama23
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We recently had dinner with friends and enjoyed Cotton. The food is consistently excellent and the ambience is so relaxing. Try it soon!

Thank nanaandgrampa12448
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is always excellent here and the bar is great with many original drinks. Things don’t change often so you always know your favorites will be there. Very reasonable prices compared to the other fine dining restaurants in the area. We eat here frequently and...More

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In town for just one night. Our hotel recommended Cotton. So glad we listened. Great food and drinks and the service was awesome. Suggest adding some Willamette (Oregon) Pinot Noirs to your wine list. They are excellent!

Thank OldBlue76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything we had was fantastic, beginning with the soft sourdough and whipped butter. The portions were generous and the drinks were well made. Our server was prompt, friendly and helpful with recommendations, all without being over bearing. Our table had the baked goat cheese and...More

Thank Shelby S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there were three other people for a business lunch. The food was pretty good. The atmosphere is OK. Not sure what it’s like at night. But it’s good for a business lunch for sure.

Thank JAR1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for drinks and appetizers and ended up staying for dinner. Started with the goat cheese and pot stickers which were both excellent. Nice bartender still in charge, gave us plenty of time to relax but was attentive. Tried the braised short ribs strognanoff...More

Thank gypsywomen2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know I've been to a good restaurant when I'm still thinking about my meal the following day. Two friends and I had dinner at Cotton, but we were also doing some 'catching up.' The waiter, who was great, followed our pace well, was attentive...More

Thank MartyW60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at Cotton at least six times and it's always great. My wife and I love the place. The ambiance is great. Stone, brick and wood with beautiful lighting. Bar, booths and patio are perfect options. If you want you privacy ask to avoid...More

Thank GSMS12
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Betsy H
January 6, 2018|
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Response from NapDonna | Reviewed this property |
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey P | 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, 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
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
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
5:00 PM - 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. Reservationrecommended on Friday and Saturday evenings. Visit us on
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