Nic's Restaurant

(310) 550-5707 | View Website

453 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA | Directions   90210

34.071543 -118.401984

Open Hours

Sun-Wed: 5PM to 12AM

Thurs-Sat: 5PM to 2AM

 
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Tags: Bar Scene, Business Dining, Group Dining, Date Spot, People Watching, Special Occasion Dining, Local Favorite, Outdoor Dining, Late Night Dining, Happy Hour

Price: $$$$

Bar & Pub Special Features: Martinis

Cuisine: Traditional American, New American

Payment Methods: MasterCard, Discover, Visa, American Express, Diners Club

Bar & Club Special Features: After Work

Neighborhoods: Beverly Hills

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Nic's Restaurant
Nic's Restaurant
Nic's Restaurant
Nic's Restaurant

From The Owners of Nic's Restaurant

It's time to raise a toast at Beverly Hills' favorite neighborhood martini bar and celeb hangout.

Menu
Dandelion Greens And Asian Pear Salad, Mexican Goddess, Roasted Beets En Papillote, Baby Spinach Salad, Grilled Lobster Salad, Steamed Artichoke (whole), Grilled Pizza With Crispy Lamb, Grilled Pizza With Zucchini, Organic Tomato Tartlet, Grilled Hoisin Marinated Skirt Steak... more

Reviews for Nic's Restaurant

Nic's Restaurant
Recommends

Happy Hour: All night Monday, 5-7pm Every Night (includes $7 Special-tini, $7 Wine Dujour, $7 appetizers). The weekends are crazy with a live band so make sure you get there early. They have a vodkabox (heaven) where you can taste every kind of vodka you'd like. For a price of course.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Go here if you like vodka! – I've never eaten here, but their vodka bar is super fun - and educational! I really never knew how many different types of vodka there are or how different they taste. This is a really fun place to go with friends.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

My favorite neighborhood haunt for food & drinks! – Nic is MY SPOT... My home away from home on nights when the last thing I wanted to do was be at home. The atmosphere of the place is like a lively, vibrant and very cool without the pretense or the attitude that you might expect given the location. It's the closest thing to a Cheers bar experience that I've ever had... Happy hour is simply a must!

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over a year ago

Raise a toast at Beverly Hills' ode to vodka and retro fun. – Never mind those celebrity roast infomercials that promise to bring back the good ol' days of the Rat Pack when smoking was cool and wearing a suit all day was considered casual. The spirit of Dean Martin lives on right here at this Beverly Hills joint where the martinis flow just as freely as the conversations. A small couch-lined area plays host to the nightly happy hour and the occasional jazz band, while an ascending walkway leads to a more formal dining room with semi-circular booths and tabletop seating. A play on classic steakhouse cuisine, restaurateur (and host with the most) Larry Nicola offers everything from meaty standards like miso-crusted prime ribeye with wasabi butter to lighter fare like grilled Scottish salmon dressed in figs and apples. Of course, no visit would be complete without a visit to the VodBox, an exhibition walk-in freezer where guests can put on a faux fur and raise a glass from one of the more than 80 varieties of vodka. Oh, and don't miss the Dean Martin shrine. Seriously. Told you his spirit lives on.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Fantastic Food – Went there with a bunch of friends one day after work. Really fun atmosphere, and after a few drinks Nic took us back to the fridge. That of course got lots of laughs and actually quite a memorable experience. We put on furs, which to be honest i don't normally do so that by itself was an experience, and then had some tastings back there. Its sets the right mood, and the appetizers we've had tasted even better afterwords. all in all, a great place to go with friends and/or co-workers.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Fun atmosphere, great service – This is especially a great place for happy hour and dinner with friends. I have been here several times and have always had a fantastic experience. Nic (the owner...I forget his actual name) is totally sweet and each server I've had is well-trained in superior service. The food is so, so good. Everything is tastefully done. Great wine list and love the drinks. Also, I LOVE the ladies room!! Highly recommended.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Good food and warm service in an unlikely setting – I went to Nic's this week for the first time and was very pleasantly surprised. I was warmly greeted at the door by Nic's son and shown to my table. We had great cocktails, a good bottle of wine and a decent price. Great appetizers and the Monday fixe price dinner. Nic also came by to check on how we were doing. It is a nice place with a vibrant chic but unpretentious crowd. It is a new favorite.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great Friday Night Dinner & Drinks Spot! – I visited Nic?s Beverly Hills this past Friday night with a group of 9 friends. When I arrived I gave the host the name of my party and he promptly escorted me over to our table. The restaurant was upscale, romantic, & trendy but not at all pretentious like I thought it might be because of the location. We ordered drinks and appetizers. The drinks were really good - you want to try a Triple X Martini ? I promise you won?t be disappointed The service was friendly and prompt. After about 45 minutes or so, our waitress let us know that the Vodbox was ready for us (a must-try!) After being provided with faux fur coats & hats, we were ushered into the 28 degree freezer room where all of their top-shelf Vodka?s are stored. Our hostess gave us a thorough overview of their Vodka?s and then we got to sample a few shots. .We were in there for about 20 minutes or so before returning to the main dining room and bar area. Around 9:30 or so, they brought in an awesome live band which added even more great energy to the place. The owner Nic could be seen greeting and mingling with the customers all evening and he even came over to take a couple pictures with our group ? really cool guy.

All in all, we had a great time, I will definitely be returning with another group of friends soon!

Note: It got pretty crowded between 9 & 10 so reservations are suggested.

*Also, gratuity is automatically added to the bill for parties of 8 or more so to avoid double-tipping, review your itemized receipt carefully.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Great Lounge! – You wanna try the Salmon....Superb! The bartenders are not amateurs...drinks are made with STRENGTH!

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Drink up! – I went here on a weekday during happy hour for a business meeting. I'm in my twenties. My boss is in his forties. Our business partners are in their fifties. We ALL had a great time. The drinks tasted great and the atmosphere was cool and relaxing. We didn't get a chance to go into the vod box, but i'm making it my priority next time around.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

you cant find another lounge like this! – Nic's has been a personal favorite of mine for years...im finally writting a review. its the kind of place you go when you want the warm fuzzies of a neighborhood bar with the quality and atmosphere of a BH hot spot. Ive tried a lot of the menu items (salmon on waldorf - amazing, filet w/blueberries - better than you can imagine) but ive been going for the specials the last few times and those are really stealing the show. for the first timers try going for happy hour where the price is right and you can try a bunch of appetizers. and dont forget to get loosey goosey in their vodka freezer - the best way to freeze off a crazy day at work!

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After-Work Bar (2007)
After-Work Bar (2006)
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