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Piccola Italia

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815 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-2129
+1 603-606-5100
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Beverly, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went to this restaurant with a large group and was very pleased with the food. The chicken dishes were very tender and the veal marsala was perfection. The waitstaff was very attentive to our every request. The Caesar salad was to die for and arrived with chilled plates - again the details.

Thank NancyK1978
Westford, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here twice in the past two weeks. Both experiences were top notch. The quality of the food is the main reason to go here - but the service and atmosphere are fantastic as well. It is a busy place on a Saturday night so you should make reservations. They always have specials - but the regular menu is pretty... More 

Thank mark919
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner here again. The asparagus appetizer was outstanding. Their marinara sauce is so delicious! We both really enjoyed our entrees. I had lasagne and my date had the squash ravioli. We highly recommend this restaurant. The waitress was friendly and the food came fairly quickly.

Thank Sharon O
Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Took friends here spur of the moment this weekend. Had been shopping in the area and had heard good things. The cocktails were great, food delicious and service outstanding. Be sure to ask for Emilia. Her tableside Caesar salad was amazing!

Thank JN_172
Level Contributor
66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

There is such a disparity of what once was and what is now becoming a foodie city . Warm and inviting dining area and a large bar . A very large menu .. We had the Caesar salad which was fresh with an excellent dressing made to order . For dinner we had the chicken Parm which was tender and... More 

Thank Larry R
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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236 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I made a reservation for six people on a Saturday night. When I arrived, our table was ready. Our waitress Amelia was personable, but her accent was hard to understand at times. She also did this strange thing where she would take one order, and walk away from the table from time to time. I started with a glass of... More 

Thank RPR84
Manchester, New Hampshire
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

While some of the food was there were other parts that were not. Basically all the sauces on the pasta seemed like they had been sitting around a while, not fresh. Other than that the food was good and we had good service. We will be back, for another try.

Thank Kevin D
Concord, New Hampshire
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I joined some friends for a nice evening, and enjoying dinner here was a great start. Our waitress was authentically Italian and we enjoyed ordering from her. She prepared the ceaser salad from scratch, and not only was it the best I ever had, it was extremely fun to watch her prepare it. Our appetizers, main dishes... More 

Thank kschwend
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food here is amazing - the tableside homemade Ceasar salad is SO cool and delicious and worth every penny. I find GOOD Italian is hard to come by but these guys get it right. Fresh (fresh pasta too - certain and different kinds daily) - location is great (but parking can be tough downtown at times). The only negative... More 

Thank TWD0971
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have eaten here quite a few times. We have noticed in over the last year, the quality of food was not what it used to be, this last visit, left us both stunned!! First the meals came very, very quickly. In the past you always felt the food was fresh and being made to order and we didn't mind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-2129
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-606-5100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?