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75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
+1 603-622-5488
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd been to Cotton in the past and remembered really liking the place. Maybe it was first time infatuation. Went again for a special occasion and it just didn't seem to match up to our fond memories. Don't get me wrong: it was good, just...More

Thank The_Duke_of_Url
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful surprise this place was. The good was amazing and a great wine selection. Outside seating is available and on a nice night a great place to sit. Highly recommend this for dinner.

Thank Kristie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience knocks your socks off with its lighting and Windows in this old cotton mill. I had the spinach salad as an appetizer which was delicious and sizeable followed by steak Diane. The steak was very good with delicious mashed potatoes and Asparagus.

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, excellent service and great atmosphere. What more can you ask for... Outdoor seating is also available. Definitely give it a try.

Thank jenchascats
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cotton is always a safe bet. The atmosphere is retrohip. Drinks always hit the mark. My last visit though was disappointing. I strayed from my usual apps and went for the lobster ravioli. I have to think they were frozen because they were barely warm....More

Thank nhmcq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I always enjoy dining at Cotton Restaurant. The atmosphere has a very intimate, yet casual feel. The Jazz music is always top notch and blends well with the ambiance throughout the restaurant. The waitstaff is very attentive to your needs and the...More

Thank Shay D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever I am in Manchester, Cotton is my dinner choice! Reasonably priced for the food experience, great staff I always feel welcome.

Thank Meighan59
Cotton101, Owner at Cotton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your continued patronage. It is truly appreciated. Sincerely, Jeffrey - Chef/Owner Cotton

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
craig h
Do we need a reservation to eat at 5pm?
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
Do you have to make a reservation for lunch?
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
Is this the kind of place where we can wear jeans or should we dress nicer?
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
US$ 16 - US$ 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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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