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XO on Elm

827 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-2103
+1 603-560-7998
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (28 reviews)
“short ribs” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
827 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-2103
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81 - 90 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 5 March 2014

HAve never had a bad meal. I especially like their salmon - it is often done with an Asian glaze which is wonderful.. In warm weather the outdoor seating area is attractive.

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 2 March 2014

My boyfriend and I had a reservation on Valentine's night. I had high expectation as I had visited before and the service/food was excellent. That night was extremely disappointing. We had to wait about 15/20 minutes to be seated, which was understandable. We sat on...More

1  Thank NHTeacherTravels
Reviewed 16 February 2014

I must say this place was jammed packed full. We had a 9:30 reservation through Open Table. When we arrived we were told that we had an hour wait. Wow! We had a reservation; it wasn't supposed to be this way. Within in a few...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Went for birthday dinner with my wife and daughter. The service and setting were good, but the food was meh. I had Tapas and small plates -- meatballs were fair to poor, chicken wings were fair to good, shrimp was good, but not great. My...More

1  Thank familyinnh
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We had been there a few times in the past and my and I were excited by the extended tapas menu and the excellent write up in the local weekly so we decided to go there to celebrate her birthday. I had to order four...More

Thank HughDonovan
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We went out with friends and opted to do only tapas. The menu had quite a bit of variety, but the food was rather plain... Looked good and exciting on the menu, but I was disappointed by what I received. The dishes for those who...More

Thank Luc S
Reviewed 19 June 2013

My wife and I ate at XO in mid-June pretty much by accident, as we were on our way to Boston to catch a flight ending a week long New England vacation. And we are glad that we did! Turns out the new executive chef,...More

Thank WalkingTraveller
Reviewed 27 May 2013

2nd visit to X&O-- we went for the WOW, the food did not disappoint; however the lack of items that were not available on menu was weird. It was like the fall menu missed being changed out for spring into summer. Service was ok --...More

Thank hr1313
Reviewed 17 May 2013

We enjoyed the atmosphere and the restaurant. It reminds me of dinning in NYC. We enjoyed a girls night out before hitting the palace theater. We ordered some great tapas. Lamb Koftas, stuffed dates which was my favorite, Crab cakes, Medi platter. Awesome pomg martinis....More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 14 April 2013

We were in town from Connecticut looking for a nice restaurant. We had 6.30 reservation and the place was packed. Restaurant is a little small and we were at a table for two in the middle of the room. Once one of the larger parties...More

Thank Ann R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-2103 (Formerly XO on Elm, Fine Dining Restaurant)
    (Manchester Street)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit stops only a block away.
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-560-7998
  • E-mail
XO on Elm, located downtown in Manchester, NH, is a fine dining restaurant that proudly offers a delicious menu sourced from local farms and craft food makers with an international twist, artfully presented by our Chef and consistently delicious. We cater to vegetarians, vegans and gluten sensitive—if you call ahead, we will gladly customize a dish to suit your dietary needs. Featured in The Hippo Magazine for 2016 Best Alternative Healthy Menu and Best of Manchester for Tapas, we are proud to say our daily specials are the most unique in all of the area. Sit in our dining room or lounge, surrounded by beautiful contemporary decor or relax on our street side patio. Join us for a tapas, a signature martini or gourmet dinner on your next night out in Manchester If you want to throw a big party right downtown, XO offers a stylish and spacious function hall for up to 100 guests. Great for corporate functions, pharmaceutical talks, rehearsal dinners and private parties. Full private bar, dance floor and we cater the menu to your tastes!
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