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XO on Elm

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827 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101-2103 (Formerly XO on Elm, Fine Dining Restaurant) (Manchester Street)
+1 603-560-7998
16:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Salisbury, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good location for dinner prior to a show at the Palace. Had a couple small plates which was a perfect size. The short ribs were really a short rib, but was cooked perfectly in a tangy BBQ sauce. The curry mussels were great with chorizo and tomatoes. We also tried the seared sea scallops which were pan seared to... More 

Thank Jeffrey S
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a spectacular meal. From the short rib appetizer, to our steak and lamb meals. Also a fabulous dessert.

Thank rjs418
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the food was good..it wasn't spectacular. For the prices, it should be spectacular. We walked into the 'reception' area with no receptionist and waited for 5 or 10 minutes still no one came to greet or seat us..this is with reservations already made and the time at hand. Had to walk into the main area and stare at staff... More 

Thank jeff r
Chocorua, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after selling the house for a celebratory beverage and some food. Everything was outstanding, had a few tapas and the lobster flatbread. The martinis we ordered were very good and not watered down . Would definitely come here again, nice place to relax, talk and enjoy a meal.

Thank J-and-L-in-NH
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Had Reservations early Sat. Not my favorite type of dining room [layout] ,but our server made us feel right at home .I ordered Crab Cakes & Salad both were great , my wife had the lamb app.and she & the couple we were with order the chicken,salad and Calamari ,all were pleased with their food . Would like to try... More 

Thank JabLowell
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in Manchester. The tapas are amazing. The tapas are to die for but the drinks, well those have to be tasted to be understood. Oh so good.... I recommend to all looking for a high end establishment that's super low key.

Thank Mercedez S
Aventura, Florida
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We have always had a good meal and a nice evening here. As I think of it, I wish we went here more often but we actually do not go out that often. We took a good friend on this occasion. He said his steak was wonderful. My wife enjoyed the substitute pasta dish they were serving that evening. As... More 

Thank dardimond
Bedford, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

XO has a bounty of options for gluten free folks that are both delicious AND reasonably priced. The atmosphere is funky cool. Wine and cocktails are featured on the menu and the variety means that virtually everybody can choose something they like. This is a "go to" spot for us!

Thank SueandSue
Concord, New Hampshire
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149 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our service was atrocious. We waited 30 minutes before anyone even came to our table after being seated. We ordered some small plates/apps to share and ordered salads for our main course. After getting our small plates/apps, the table next to us were seated, had ordered, were served and had finished before our salads even were served. We had the... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Love the apps and small plates! Scallops were outstanding. Love it every time we come here! Happy Hour menu was just the start. You must stop here for dinner and drinks!

Thank Pharmguy64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Mediterranean, American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
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
XO on Elm located in the heart of Manchester features recognizable cuisine from all over the globe with our chef"s fresh twist on it, artfully presented and consistently delicious. Upon opening we were featured in The Hippo Magazine for "Best of the Best" 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 and feel at home while surrounded by beautiful contemporary decor not to mention our one of a kind street side patio, whether it be for a tapa or a signature martini join us on your next night out. We also offer a private Function Room with up to 100 people capacity, feel free to call for more details.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?