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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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75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the quality of the ingredients tells the story of how much the owners and staff care about preparing excellent food and serving it knowledgeably. Altogether a first class experience in this pleasant mid-sized New England city of Manchester NH

Thank upintheairglobally
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant had a great atmosphere. The food was fantastic. I had grilled chicken cooked to perfection. The butter herb sauce was delicious.

Thank KC l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped for dinner at Cotton while en route from Maine to New Hampshire on a busy Sat. night after reviewing several menus online. I called and asked if they could accommodate us within about half an hour, around 8 pm. I...More

Thank FranandGene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made reservations and requested a booth seat in the bar. When we arrived, the hostess indicated that she was going to ignore our request and seat us in the shoulder-to-shoulder section which we despise. She indicated she didn't really care what we thought, she...More

1  Thank Wishniki
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Had a pleasant lunch here for my first visit in the old Mill Area. Great atmosphere inside and out. We Ate outdoors underneath the vines. Very pretty and quiet with music (Sinatra, Martin etc). Nice service and very fast. We had chicken salad pastrami sandwiches...More

Thank J0hnPM10
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We enjoyed this location, it's name so appropriate for the location and building and the food and service was very good. Kind of a comfort food menu with some seasonal options. I will have to qualify it with very good - not great. Would I...More

Thank karsmith
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here for several years and are never disappointed. It's not considered 'trendy' and perhaps gets overlooked but the food is excellent and the service top notch. We were celebrating our anniversary and received a complementary glass of champagne. Varied menu has something...More

Thank John N
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Questions & Answers
craig h
8 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
25 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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
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
17:00 - 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. Reservationrecommended on Friday and Saturday evenings. Visit us on
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