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Nicola's Italian Kitchen

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4343 South Access Road, Englewood, FL
941-474-6195
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This was our first visit and we were not disappointed. Dinner was great. I was unable to eat the salad so I was offered the soup of the day for an extra dollar which was onion. Not good at all, no flavor at all. Desert was good, my husband enjoyed the creme brulé, but the ice cream covered in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
GolferChickie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was our first visit and we were not disappointed. Dinner was great. I was unable to eat the salad so I was offered the soup of the day for an extra dollar which was onion. Not good at all, no flavor at all. Desert was good, my husband enjoyed the creme brulé, but the ice cream covered in hard... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant has average Italian food. The Garlic bread balls were delicious, but I am sure very fattening. Service was great! Would go back.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Reservations are not taken but they do have a "call ahead" policy which puts you on the list for when you arrive. We only had to wait about 10 minutes for our table once we got there. Our server, Cathy, was wonderful - friendly, knowledgable about the menu and helpful. She informed us that everything was made from scratch in... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Worth the wait to get in. Lasagne was incredibly good. Stromboli- equally as wonderful. Prices are very reasonable and wait staff very friendly...

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I only wish the place was a little bigger, and honestly we won't go if we have another couple with us, as it is a half hour drive away, and then if there is a long wait, we are not comfortable with that. But for me, it is well worth the wait, and we always try to get there when... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

the only bad thing about this place is the wait food and service are both very good but a 45 minute during the week is not very good will only take reservations for large partys of 6 or more probably will not return

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Englewood, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The 45 minute wait went by quickly as we enjoyed a cocktail outside! The delicious, fresh & authentic italian food we always receive is well worth any wait. My husband always enjoys the clams with white sauce for an appetizer. The garlic knots are always a treat. Salads are always fresh and Tina's gnocchi's are my favorite! The oversized portion... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We come to town several times a year, and always make at least one visit to Nicola's during our stay. I am always amazed at how full the dining room is, even on a weeknight. We have consistently had excellent food, the service is always good, and Tina, the chef/owner, frequently comes out of the kitchen to say hello. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Service and food quality were top notch. This is a must visit restaurant whenever we are in the area. The food quality and freshness are consistent every visit.

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Saugerties, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Be prepared to wait. They don't take reservations. But when you get your meal, it's worth it. The salad was a disappointment... But the entree was great

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4343 South Access Road, Englewood, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: 941-474-6195

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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