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Nick's

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Upper East Side
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1814 2ND Ave, New York City, NY 10128-5601
+1 212-987-5700
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hungry and wanted something quick and easy, so we went into the restaurant nearest to our hotel. We didn't not expect to get such a delicious dinner of pasta and chicken! Very pleased, and had lots of leftovers for next day!

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Thank Bigbadbah
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived in New York late (UK time) and needed something to eat before getting some rest. It was really good Italian food and we had some fabulous pasta dishes. The food was that good we even took a calzone home as a takeaway. Yes they do takeaway which looked really busy.

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Thank Lucy J
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Amazing food, amazing customer service and amazing value for money. Every member of staff was so welcoming and friendly, the food was delicious and there was plenty of it.....if you do eat her save room for the amazing chocolate brownie x

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Thank Amyandstuart
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The lasagna is to die for! The atmosphere was warm and cozy, the brick oven is a nice touch and did I mention the food is just superb?!

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stopped by after a day of shopping. It was cold outside but nice and warm inside especially because of the brick oven. We ordered the mushroom pizza with a family salad. The crust was cooked perfectly...slightly crisped and tender in the center. There was plenty of mushrooms and just enough cheese. We also had wine and beer. Perfect ending to... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Happened upon Nick's while in NYC for business. Really good calzone (marinara a tad bland) but the pasta dishes being served around me looked AMAZING. The other people in my party raved about the chicken parm. Will definitely return.

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Thank M L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I was there with my boyfriend for a casual dinner while in NYC. We ordered some Fettuccini Alfredo because we are so in love with pasta. The server recommended us the family size version. The meal was great. It was totally worth the money. The atmosphere was chill, laid back.

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Thank Raluca C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Nicks is the quintessential old New York establishment. Even though all other restaurants in the area shut down because of the 2nd ave subway construction, nicks is still open and crowded every night. Great, delicious NY pizza. Their red sauce is FANTASTIC! Their spaghetti and meatballs makes my heart flutter! The Frankie portobello salad is amazing! I love this place... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Staff very friendly, service quick and efficient without being rushed. The food was the best I have tasted in the are I had burger chips and salad, The burger was cooked perfectly , salary very fresh chips very dry, and a good size portion bigger than I would normally have but was so delicious I ate it all. Highly recommend.

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Earlysville, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

After a long day of travel, visited Nick's for pizza and a salad. Very friendly greeting, seated right away, and a nice atmosphere with two wood ovens in the back making it nice and warm. House salad, small size, is plenty for two people. Quality, fresh ingredients, shine in this dish. Small pizza was plenty big for the two of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 2ND Ave, New York City, NY 10128-5601
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-987-5700

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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