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53 Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
1-677 3062
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Ranked #383 of 1,866 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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belfast
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66 reviews 66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

went for the early bird good value and was ok would i go back. not sure wine was good as was our waiter had wanted to eat here for a long time and perhaps had too high expectations. did not bother having desert.

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Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We thought instantly of this spot to celebrate our daughter's graduation with 10 family members of varying ages from 13 up. We got the early bird menu which kept the bill manageable for us. The dinner was exactly what we had hoped for; excellent, first-rate food which we enjoyed immensely in the warm atmosphere. We have been going to this... More

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stumbled across this place a few weeks ago while wandering around Temple Bar and looking for something a bit more sophisticated /up market than a basic pub. We chanced upon this gem. I put my head in the door and immediately knew we had found it... there was a happy hum and a gentleman right at the front door... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

When we needed to get in out of the rain, this restaurant was nearby. At first I was worried because there were so few patrons on a busy Friday in September. After all it was Culture Night and the city was full of people. But we decided to look at the menu. A three course meal in a really swanky... More

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Las Vegas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Nicos I live in Las Vegas and have dined at some upscale restaurants. This place can't carry a candle light in the wind compared to them but they act like they do. I also own a business and would fire anyone who acted so arrogant and rude to customers. News Flash: You exist because of customers, not because you think... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Really lovely Italian, food delicious, I say shhhh keep it to yourself as I feel the restaurant had just the right amount of customers all enjoying a fab dinner in a sedate manner, no loud stags/hens even though it's right in Temple Bar. Lovely for a romantic evening.the cleanest restaurant & bathrooms I've seen in years. Decor a bit dated... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A recent trip to Nico's has become the first of more visits. Nico's is a real gem in the city. It is a small, intimate restaurant, with an emphasis on friendliness, quality and having a great time. The menu was well varied, with something for everyone. In our party, we had veal, sole, steak and pasta. Each dish was presented... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Nicos has been there as long as I can remember and for good reason too that it has survived. Best Scampi in Dublin. Great to meet old friends or as a post theatre dinner. It's old school Italian nothing fancy but never fails to deliver!

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Medford, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stopped at Nico's on our last night of our trip to Ireland and were not disappointed. The chicken in marinara was very authentic. It was an early dinner so we weren't overly hungry and therefore requested to split the entree. The chef served the salad and chicken on two plates and the serving was generous. The staff as well... More

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Wasaga Beach
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Came for a lunch when we were all dressed up for a wedding later in the day, our attire was well suited to the atmosphere. All waiters seemed to be Italian, speaking Italian to some "regulars" there, a good sign. Nice wine selection. Veal and spaghetti was excellent. We travel regularly to Italy (for the food!) and were not disappointed.... More

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Additional Information about Nico's

Address: 53 Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 1-677 3062
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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