It was my first time to XO. I was looking for a new experience for my husband's birthday. We love great food - my husband is mostly a vegan and I enjoy it all! I initially previewed the menu online and it seemed to offer a variety of delicious and creative options for both of us! We were definitely not disappointed! From the whipped feta Tapas to the rich and tasty desserts, including the excellent after dinner coffee, it was a meal to remember and one we'd like to repeat again very soon!
Nice atmosphere and food. Steve our server was great.
A truly perfect pic for celebrating our anniversary. The server, who's name I don't recall, was very knowledgeable and pleasant. The dishes we picked for our meal were well prepared and presented.
Great place for a night out . Great atmosphere and dining. Drink menu very nice and drinks delicious. Food so very yummy wanted more. Staff waitress very friendly
Great night out with the family. Dinner at XO prior to an event at the SNHU Arena.
In Manchester for a show at the arena, and was on a somewhat tight schedule. Recommended by a family member to eat dinner at XO's. Stayed at the Raddison and the reviews for the restaurants there were not great. Calamari was the best. The hot pepper relish mixed in put it over the top. My wife had the escargot, it was great. We ordered small because of time restraint. Cocktails were good also. Everything seemed a little pricey, but you get what you paid for. You want good, you pay for good. You want ok, go to mcdonalds.
Food was really yummy and nicely presented. Our waiter was great...I would for return next time we are in Manchester!
Excellent food and service! Steven our waiter provided helpful friendly service with great advice. The menu is varied with regular and smaller size dishes. The sesame tuna was to perfection with fresh vegetables and coconut cuscus . Service is prompt but not rushed. Wish I had room for desert. I'll be back often!
We LOVED the food at XO on Elm. Beautiful restaurant, great drinks and great service. Our only issue was that the room was too loud between the music and the many diners talking.
Food was very good, with large portions . Waiter was funny and helpful.
Food was phenomenal! A little pricey though - especially the desserts- the price was way out of wack. I would definitely go back, very different food!! Waiter was awesome!!
I so love this restaurant. I'm a little spoiled by New York restaurants and this easily fits my palate and expectations!
We enjoyed our meal very much the staff are friendly the atmosphere is chic and food is outstanding
The food was good. Did not know that hey charges for refills on Coke until after we got the bill. The Mojhitos we ordered were not very good. The server made them and not the bar tender. My wife sent hers back because it tasted bad.
Dinners were good and the portions were a good size.
Really friendly atmosphere and great food. Small restaurant big taste.
The food was excellent and offered a wide variety of choices . Would absolutely go again.
Food was amazing, but our waitress was horrendous! We had a party of 4, it took our waitress 15 minutes to come to the table to ask us if we wanted drinks, we now were running short on time, and had a concert to go to in an hour, so since we had plenty of time to look over the menu waiting for her to make an appearance, we gave her our dinner orders as well. She didn't deliver the food, NEVER checked back with us after the food was delivered, we had to go search for her after we were done eating to get another round of drinks and another tapas dish. I understand it was a concert nite, but to never come back to the table for 40 minutes is CRAZY! We will definitely go back, but will make sure the waitress from Ireland is not our waitress again!
Our reservation was at 6:15, the waiter was fabulous, but my chicken was dry/overcooked. Both the mens & ladies rooms were filthy, trash overflowing & paper towels all over the floor fairly early on a Saturday night.
Food was good... only complaint is that it took over an hour to get our meals after we ordered.
Wonderful food, pretty fair prices, great waitstaff and and easy to find location right in downtown Manchester. We stopped in before a concert at the SNHU Arena since we knew we could make a reservation. Food was cooked to perfection and, most importantly, the waitstaff took our party's food allergy seriously.
Food was very good. Martini was okay, not very flavorful. Had to ask for bread- feel it should have been offered without having to ask.
One of my favorite restaurants in Manchester, and my go-to for date night! Care has been given to offer gluten free options, delicious, fresh local ingredients when available. In summer there isn't much outdoor seating but it's great if you can snag a table or find room on the couches for a cocktail and tapas.
Fantastic meal as always. Had Chilean Sea Bass that was cooked perfectly. My husband and come here a lot before seeing a show at the Palace. Convenient and worth the time
Service was great! Food was absolutely amazing! Salmon with chili sauce, outstanding. My husband got the filet and you could cut it with a fork. If you haven't been there, it's a must go.
We have eaten here many times and it has been outstanding. Unfortunately this last visit, I made sure to asked the waiter if it the meal included green beans due to that I am allergic to them. Everyone at the table heard the conversation and needless to say when the meal came out there was green beans on my plate. He apologized and went back to have it corrected. My advice to management they should follow up with customers in cases like this. Overall the food was great!
Very good, but very pricey.
We arrived a little before our scheduled reservation, but were seated right away. We got a table by the window, overlooking the street, fun for people watching. Our server was attentive and pleasant. We ordered five different small plates and they were all delicious. I would definitely recommend XO Bistro, but make sure you have a reservation.
Fantastic service, great waiter, wonderful food! Will definitely return soon.
Dinner at XO was an enjoyable dining experience. The waiter was mindful we were eating prior to a show. He did a great job of keeping our meal moving without our feeling rushed through it. The food offering is varied and all that we had was delicious. The bar should have mint on hand on this shoulder season when guests may be craving even just a taste of the warm summer months to come, ergo would like a mojito.
My daughter and I had great appetizers,drinks and the meal was excellent. The only thing is that it was pricey, so, I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS RESTAURANT FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS.
Excellent food and service. Always enjoy. Will be back
Everything was fantastic. Fron the short wait, to the service, to the food.
Been editing a while to try XO...did not disappoint and will not be our last visit.
Food, service, atmosphere-all great! Had crab cakes and Chilean Sea bass. You didn't need to scrap my dishes to be washed.
Great food & presentation,,I like to sit by the Windows & people watch the street & enjoy a great meal
Great food. Tables are too close to each other. A bit awkward. On our most recent visit, our waiter had quite a few tables. This slowed the service a bit, but the waiter was friendly and efficient. We will return as it is still one of our favorite places . The prices are a bit higher than I would expect ( about 20% high ), but the food is great. Overall, I will recommend.
Everything was great. The only issue was finding parking
The food was amazing, our waiter was very helpful. Definitely recommend this restaurant!
This was our first dining experience at XO. We loved it. Great food. Friendly service. Convenient for show at the Palace Theatre. I do think that XO could rearrange the seating a bit. In the back it was tightly packed - so tough to have conversations. I think the front section could keep same number of seats, but just rearrange a little more creatively.
We've been here many times and always enjoy it! The food is terrific, atmosphere is cool and the wait staff is very helpful!
Such a great place. Went for a birthday dinner. My wife loved it. Funky and cool atmosphere and menu. Overall awesome. We will go back.