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English first
Tuscaloosa, AL
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

The filet is awesome. Very reasonably priced. Great atmosphere. Be prepared to wait on the weekend. Popular spot for university of Alabama students.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Absolutely the best restaurant in tuscaloosa! Get there at 4:45 or you will have to wait 2-3 hours for a table. We have waited that long before and was WELL worth the wait. It is a " hole in the wall" and I say that extremely complimentary! Steaks are fantastic, service is fantastic! You will not be disappointed !

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not having been to Nicks since I graduated the U of A in 1982, I looked forward to going back. The atmosphere was the same ( casual) and the food and drinks were better then I remembered. Probably because I only had a couple of Nicodemius"s If ever in T-Town it is a must.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

It's a small place and the tables are really really close together. Limited and descriptive menu. Service was extremely slow and my steak was more well done than medium rare. The rolls were cold and we watched the waiter take the dressing for our salads off our table and just put it on another table so I wouldn't be surprised... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My family and I went out for my early birthday dinner to "Nicks-in-the-Sticks". We came around 5:30 that night thinking surely it shouldn't be too packed yet, we were wrong. We were put on the waiting list and went to the bar to wait. The atmosphere is small,old and simple. We waited so long we went through 3 drinks and... More 

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Elko, Nevada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Nicks-in-the-Sticks as I fondly remember it, isn't really about high quality food, but rather, an overall experience. My mom ate here back in the 70's when she was in college at UA so she took me when I went there. Every time I've ever been there, it's always been a two hour wait. Impatient foodies probably would blow a gasket... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I have never written a review for a restaurant before, but after eating here I can't help myself. After reading so many great reviews about this place, my boyfriend and I decided to go for supper. Well, I don't know if we just had a bad server or what, but I do not understand what is so great about Nick's.... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We took our in laws here and no one left unhappy. The mixed drinks are dangerous and great. Everything is more than reasonably priced and the quality is such that you would gladly pay more for. The server was very friendly and attentive too.

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Townsend, Tennessee
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Nicks is a short 10 minute drive out of tuscaloosa. It is in an old building, very small and few close tables (great for ease dropping). The steaks are small but thick. They come with a potato and bread- good to eat and a very fair price. Get the onion rings - great - very crispy.

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Mobile, Alabama
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72 reviews 72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I went to Nick's on Wednesday night with a group of four business companions. The whole experience was top notch. Sure the place is small, old and has wobbly tables, but the whole experience works. The wait staff is very normal, as if they are not interested in hustling tips, but assuring you are pleased with your decision. The beer... More 

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Address: 4018 Culver Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-9513
Phone Number: 205-758-9316
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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