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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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“popcorn shrimp” (15 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice food, decent service pretty much describes the place. The ambiance was friendly, and the food and service were good but nothing spectacular.

Thank Geoffrey G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

LOVED every experience I have had here!! Turkey schnitzel is my favorite dish, but everything is great! The service is always top notch as well!

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is adorable on the inside and has a beautiful patio for warmer weather. The food is amazing. Salmon with rice and asparagus is to die for and you cannot eat it all. Sweet and Spicy Popcorn shrimp is so delicious and served a...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked here from office for a business dinner...conveniently located next to the river. Modern bar atmosphere. Delicious and classy comfort style food! Meatloaf was awesome! Caution they have huge portions! Service was a bit slow and disorganized.

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had another amazing dinner at Cotton Saturday night Oct 14 . We love their food, especially the butter nut squash ravioli and the cosmos are great. Our most favorite server, Scooter, always elevates our dining experience. Which is precisely what we are looking for...More

Thank SamLakesRegion
Cotton101, Owner at Cotton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us this past Saturday evening. Very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. I will be sure to share your kind words with Scooter. She has been a part of our Cotton family since we opened in Summer of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place in the mill yard area. We liked the food so much that we ate here twice for dinner. Lots of different choices and reasonably priced for a nice restaurant. Away from the busy downtown area. Limited parking in the restaurant parking lot, but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fish dinner with generous portions and fair prices, complemented by an adequate wine list. Parking is a bit confusing in a huge, largely vacant lot across the street from this former textile mill. Service was very good as well although tables could have been...More

Thank Art K
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in a unique downtown location. Creative cocktails were a pleasant and tasty surprise. A comfortable, unhurried experience in a vibrant environment. Sound levels were moderate, as was the lighting. We had trouble picking from all the interesting items on the menu. Liked the...More

Thank J V
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Want to treat a business prospect or coworker to a lunch that features a great meal with great atmosphere and excellent service? Cotton is it located in the mill district of Manchester. The menu features healthy but tasty choices with a little bit of chi-chi...More

Thank AndreaOB16
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on 9/30/2017 following a show at the Palace Theater. Reservations were made via open table with zero problems. Food and service were outstanding. Several of us had the turkey schnitzel and it was delicious. The atmosphere is very good and the...More

Thank Mark V
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Questions & Answers
craig h
9 April 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
26 July 2016|
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Response from Marjstock | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, since I have only been there for dinner
11 June 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
USD 16 - USD 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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