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Piccola Italia

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815 Elm St., Manchester, NH 03101
+1 603-606-5100
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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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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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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209 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Helenus22
Auburn, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last night for our 40th anniversary. The staff were so sweet, sat us in the back in a private corner. The food was so good. I had the eggplant parm and my husband had pan seared scallops. The stuffed mushrooms were very good too as were the hot crusty rolls. They even brought us a cannoli with... More 

Thank MMC1217
Manchester, New Hampshire
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169 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Good looking room, very nice service. The menu looks great, but the execution leaves something to be desired. This is a case where fewer ingredients would make a better dish. Italian food doesn't need unnecessary flourishes. Appetizers were much better than the mains.

1 Thank Bill S
Pepperell, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Table for nice but service was poor. Had too many service staff. Dishes not cleared until I flagged down a waiter. Online menu stated steak was 26.99 but was 35.99 on the menu at the restaurant. Menu stated real whipped cream for peanut butter dessert but it was from the container. Told staff but did not seem too interested. Prices... More 

Thank mdorion
Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Sat at the bar. Great food. Tomato says had good flavor. The bruschetta was amazing. I'm coming back for sure!

Thank longhjr
Keene, New Hampshire
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218 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

It has been a while since I have visited Piccola's in Manchester and it is still as good as I remembered it. I was at a conference and 3 of us wanted to go out for a "nice" meal... The service was quick and the staff was fantastic. The waitress had a wonderful sense of humor and did everything in... 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
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, 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
  • 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?