Truly a legend around Manchester, the Red Arrow Diner is a must for any and all diner lovers. Ranked as one of the top ten diners in the United States by USA Today, the place has as much personality as it has good and delicious food. Not only do major newspapers rank it as a favorite, but the likes of Senator Hilary Clinton, Ty Pennington, and the Barenaked Ladies have all had a bite at the Red Arrow. And with name plates on the booth, you will know exactly who sat in the same seat as you, giving you a brush with fame! Open 24 hours, the diner serves all meals at all times of the day. So whether you are looking for a stack of waffles with peanut butter and chocolate chips in the evening, or a veggie burger early in the morning, the Red Arrow can serve you. The diner has its own line of soda, try the Cream Soda. The Chicken Fingers have an extra spice making them extra juicy and delicious. A wide selection of pies rounds out the menu with fruit and cream pies, as well as “fingers” which are a lot like Twinkies only in a different dimension entirely.
Located almost on the waterfront, Cotton's reputation is known all over the Northeast. Numerous national magazines have praised Chef/Owner's Jeffrey Paige's culinary talents and he has cooked for presidents as well as other chefs. Bringing an American comfort food style to Manchester, the dinner menu may features such treats as Almond-Crusted Turkey Schnitzel or Grilled Vegetable Ravioli. An extensive wine list complements the dinner offerings and makes it the perfect place for a leisurely and delicious lunch or dinner.
Nepali food in Manchester? Yes, it is true, and Café Momo has been getting rave reviews from both critics and patrons ever since it opened. Located off downtown, you will truly feel like you are discovering an unknown gem. With spicy food and a wide variety of vegetarian options as well some to please any carnivore, Momo is an experience you will soon want to repeat. The inside is decorated with bright colors and paintings, and the service is quick and efficient. Mojitos are a favorite, and Momo's dumplings have been rated as the best in the city.
Enjoy chilled beers and a range of appetizers and pub food at the Club Manchvegas Bar & Grill. Not only does the hip nightspot features live acts by singers and bands, but the country-music bar also hosts theme nights every Friday, which sees the bar being crowded by locals and tourists alike. If you are not in the mood to dance to some great music, then don’t fret. The bar is also home to a mechanical bull for those who are feeling adventurous. If you are in the mood for a memorable night out with your friends, look no further than Club Manchvegas Bar & Grill.
Owned in part by The Chieftans, some of the best known Irish musicians of all time (as the bartenders will be happy to inform you,) the Shaskeen has a laid-back vibe although the crowd is a slightly older mix than other bars in town. Live music and open mic nights are standard in the back room. Over the bar are a variety of interesting memorabilia, including one of The Chieftan's numerous Grammy Awards. Local and national beers can be found on tap, as well as a good selection of bottled beers.
Enjoy a memorable night out at Whiskey’s 20. Featuring a spacious dance floor, VIP tables, an open terrace and lots of themed nights, the hip nightspot offers plenty of chance for people to mingle with other people and forget all their worries as they listen to the loud music and tap their feet to the rhythm. Don’t fret if all the socializing and dancing makes you feel famished. The nightclub also offers a number of cocktails and dishes like salads, burgers, French fries and other snacks to satiate the appetite. Whether you are in the mood to dance the night away, make new friends or chill with old ones, then Whiskey’s 20 is the place to be.
Located just on the corner of Elm Street in Manchester, Rachel's Coffee Shoppe attracts foodies for a sip of hot coffee and bite of delicious muffins, hot egg sandwiches and fruit cups. The shop's smoked ham and broiled chicken, salads, desserts and home made soups will make up for a great lunch and dinner menu. Rachel's Coffee Shoppe also caters to weddings, parties and to corporate events, so if throwing a bash for your friends is on your mind, contact the store.
Get your freak on as you come down to Wally & Bernie's. This classy restro-bar brings the beautiful people together for night after night of sexy fun. With a extensive liquor list and bites to go with, WB's is for all things young, hip and happening, Open throughout the week except Mondays, WB offers weeklong entertainment with their themed nights. From Goddess parties on Thursdays to Saturday night specials to Game nights on Wednesdays, WB has something for everyone. Located in the heart of the city, Wally & Bernie's (WB's) is the place for a fantastic night about town.
Craving for some Greek food, then head to this downtown restaurant Athens. The outward appearance of the restaurant does not allure but the food available is great. The service is quick and friendly and the prices reasonable. Locals swear by the Stuffed Grape Leaves with lemon sauce or Dolmade among other scrumptious food items. Call ahead for further details.
Margie's Dream Diner is among the best places in town for hearty breakfasts and some quick lunch. Curb your morning hunger pangs with dishes like Hash Bash Skillet, Caveman Skillet, Breakfast Burrito, Irish Benedict and Kielbasa. Lunch features a few Greek classics, melts, burgers and soup. Their cheap prices will make your wallet happy too. Drop in for some delicious food.