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XO on Elm

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827 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101 (Formerly XO on Elm, Fine Dining Restaurant) (Manchester Street)
+1 603-560-7998
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16:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Aventura, Florida
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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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!

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Thank SueandSue
Concord, New Hampshire
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140 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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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Thank dsky227
Haverhill, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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!

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Thank Pharmguy64
Nashua, New Hampshire
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90 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has it together. Great food, great service. You get what you pay for, a truly worded description. I'm not afraid to pay a little more for the best, and this place stands above the rest. Highly recomended for great food prior to a lovely evening at the Historic Palace Theater. Make reservations it's worth it. Ask for Joseph,... More 

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1 Thank DazzleyourPalete
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We tried XO a few years ago and couldn't remember why we don't go back. Now we remember. The atmosphere is very nice although a little loud in the dining area. I ordered one of their specialty drinks of hot pepper infused vodka. It came back bland tasting more like olive brine than anything. I asked to see if they... More 

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1 Thank joow
NH
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

XO lives up to the hype with tapas, small plates and full entrees. The food is well balanced from every point of view, with organic and vegan options as well. Don't miss desert!

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Thank PhotogWayne
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

There were four of us out for dinner on Saturday night. Great food, and even better service, Lisa was the best waitress!

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Thank TahoeDad
Concord, United States
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213 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

On our way to the Palace Theater we decided to stop in and get some drinks and appetizers. We sat at the bar and enjoyed a very nice conversation. I was expecting it to be a little noisy but it wasn't. We ordered the crab rangoon and a shrimp dish from the appetizer menu. While we were waiting for our... More 

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Thank Jimmie H
Manchester, New Hampshire
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

I have a very large gluten allergy and have never had a bad meal here. In fact, my friends always mention it because even though they are not, they LOVE the GF options they offer and actually don't mind splitting meals with me :) I love XO

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101 (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
Description
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?