Nicola's Restaurant

(212) 249-9850 | View Website

146 E 84th St, New York, NY | Directions   10028

40.777935 -73.956152

Open Hours

Monday To Sunday From 05:00 PM To 12:00 AM

Restaurants, $$$$, Carry Out  more

More Tags: Family Style Dining

Cuisine: Italian

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

Neighborhoods: Midtown, Upper East Side

Shrimp Cocktail, Clams On The Half Shell, Mussels Marinara, Clams Casino, Fresh Roast Peppers With Anchovies, Stuffed Mushrooms, Blue Point Oysters, Melon And Prosciutto Di Parma, Melon And Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella And Tomato... more

Reviews for Nicola's Restaurant

Doesn't Recommend
over a year ago

My son was dying to go to this restaurant since he lives nearby. So we took him for his birthday. First, appetizers start at $15, soup $9. My son's GF ordered chicken ceasar salad. The salad was $9 and $23 to add chicken. Costing $32 for a chicken ceasar salad,,,,my husband ordered the Halibut special, neglecting to ask the price. When the bill arrived, it was $48 for the Halibut. I think they are way overpriced and definitely not worth the visit.

Atmosphere was pleasant and service excellent. A little too much....

Doesn't Recommend
over a year ago

Really? Meunster Cheese on Chicken Parm? Really?

They definitely are not the nicest crew of employees around either. The place is cozy enough if you can get a table (which they make you feel as if they are doing you a favor), but the prices are rather high for what you get. Muenster Cheese?

My wife gets a fish special which is delicious. I have had good meals and bad here, but the rude service kills my opinion (and the meunster cheese).

over a year ago

Editorial Review by Marcella Veneziale – This Upper East Side standby serves locals elegant northern Italian comfort food like stracciatella, manicotti, and pollo scarpara.

over a year ago

Food is great but – No doubt about it the food is great, but they have to learn a thing or two about running a restaurant, my family recently stopped going there after 15 years or eating in the restaurant quite frequently, and the staff never even bought us a class of wine, or sent a free desert our way....Not to mention everyone in the place is 70 and above. Learn how to treat people

over a year ago

No Worries – Though I've lived in the neighborhood for 7 years, I had refrained from trying Nicola's because of its reputation as treating "regulars" great and everyone else not so great. Well, I worry no more. I went recently with my wife and two other couples, and we had one of the best meals we've ever had in the neighborhood (and there are quite a few good restaurants around). The food was first-rate and the service was excellent (despite the reputation). The place may not be young and hip, but it's certainly not old and stuffy; just an excellent restaurant for mature people.


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