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75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
+1 603-622-5488
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Arms St, Manchester, NH 03101-1112
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Once again-great atmosphere, delicious food ! Scooter was our server..... absolutely the best !!!! Professional, sweet , and never rushed us-she is really just nice. Love the great old time Sinatra music playing in the background.

Thank Deb L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great environment, food and service. Gluten free options abound and chefs will customize to make anything GF. One wish is that they offered GF bread!

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again, we had a delicious meal at Cotton, together with excellent service provided by Chris. Our group had the lamb, scallops, jambalaya and butternut squash ravioli. The quality of food was excellent. The amount of food was ample and the atmosphere was congenial. To...More

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is first class..Excelent value for money, friendly unrushed service.Lamb, scallops, crab cake, calamari were all tasty.

Thank barcatripleta2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard many great things about this restaurant from friends. They were right! The atmosphere was very comfortable, our Server (Pepper) was awesome and the food was delicious. They have a large specialty drink selection, a wide variety of food options and the prices...More

Thank 2012JKU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LOVE LOVE COTTON!! My husband and I are world travelers, and I have to tell you, Cotton is up in the top of all restaurants for ambience, GREAT drinks, awesome Calamari ( the best Rhode Island calamari!) Ingenious menu, had great New England lobster ravioli,...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for dinner for my husbands birthday. Definitely get a reservation. The place isn't huge and it is very busy. First off we loved the atmosphere. We had a great table. I got a martini but it was very strong, not my cup of...More

Thank pluto1075
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many good choices ranging from beef to seafood! Great salad choices also.Some unique dishes to choose from and a great bar area. Usually a wait though on a weekend night. Moderate pricing, knowledgeable staff.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a couple of friends for dinner. I had Steak Diane which was delicious, cooked perfectly and with fresh asparagus. Others raved about the Turkey Schnitzel which I will try next time. Large portions, reasonably priced.

Thank Ladybugonbusiness
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had 5:45 dinner reservations made thru Open Table We walked into Cotton and told them our name and time of the reservations and they had us booked, just perfect. That is pretty much how dinner and the rest of the evening went Fantastic food...More

Thank mark h
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Betsy H
7 January 2018|
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Response from NapDonna | Reviewed this property |
craig h
9 April 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey P | Property representative |
Yes, reservations are strongly recommended on weekends. Tonight we're full but have a few seats available at the bar.
Pam L
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
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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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