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Friar Tuck's Restaurant & Bar

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111 N Pine St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2511
+1 530-265-9093
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Upscale Dining in Nevada City

This place has a nice atmosphere and good food. We were here on a Thursday night. There was a street fair going on, so the place may have been more crowded than on a typical weeknight. The bar was lively, with pleasant live music. Nothing so loud that you couldn't have a conversation. Our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
RJ748
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Grass Valley, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Grass Valley, California
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place has a nice atmosphere and good food. We were here on a Thursday night. There was a street fair going on, so the place may have been more crowded than on a typical weeknight. The bar was lively, with pleasant live music. Nothing so loud that you couldn't have a conversation. Our server was pleasant and helpful. I... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our table had a variety of food. Everything was wonderful. The restaurant was very dark which made it difficult to order. This is for special events or if you feel like indulging yourself.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great fondue, but the rice was weird. The waiter said a lot of people like it, but I wasn't thrilled, and neither was my friend. It had raisins and tasted of cinnamon. Suggest they offer a rice pilaf too. Give people a choice.

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Susanville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

the cheese fondue was great, the atmosphere is nice and we lucked out with music going on in the bar on a Tuesday night.

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Sacramento, California
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117 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Our meals were all delicious, especially the gorgeous slabs of beef and chocolate fondue. However, I can't quite give this nice restaurant five stars because the lighting (very poor) and general environs have become, IMHO, tired and make the dining experience here not all that it could be. I feel they could use another remodel to bring the appearance and... More 

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California, USA
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Whatever you order, it will be scrumptious! If you sit in the bar area, you will be treated to live music. We would recommend calling ahead if you want to sit in the window or be seated quickly, as it is very popular with the locals.

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vacaville
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

So glad we chose this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. We had just walked out of another restaurant and decided to try this one. We were not disappointed. The place was relatively empty as it was 8pm on a Sunday night so no waiting and we were seated right away. Service was excellent as was the food. We both had... More 

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Penn Valley, California
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a wonderful place to eat. Wonderful Steaks , The house specialty is Fondue. Great selection of fine wines. The Wait staff is very great. They remember you and make you an outstanding event.

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Branford, Connecticut
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Monday this restaurant is about the only game in town for non-fast food type food. The staff were very pleasant and prompt and our meal was very good. Spicy seafood pasta wasn't too spicy and my wife's chicken piccata was moist anx delicious.

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Nevada City, California
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105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This was only our third visit to Friar Tuck's in probably 10 years. Depending on what you order, they can be a bit on the expensive side (although no more so than New Moon). Tuck's has a nice variety of items to choose from on their menu. I think they reason they get such mixed reviews is because items that... More 

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Additional Information about Friar Tuck's Restaurant & Bar

Address: 111 N Pine St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2511
Phone Number: +1 530-265-9093
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 29
Cuisine: French, American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 N Pine St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-9093

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29
  • Cuisine: French, American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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