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Nicola's Trattoria

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51 Railroad St., Ste 120, Keene, NH 03431-3988
603 355-5242
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic

A great restaurant with truly authentic Italian fare. Everything is delicious, well prepared and nicely presented. A fine wine selection. $$

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
camprn911
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Keene, New Hampshire
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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English first
Keene, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A great restaurant with truly authentic Italian fare. Everything is delicious, well prepared and nicely presented. A fine wine selection. $$

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Located on ground floor of a commercial building. Have to walk through lobby, go to wooden door--that's the restaurant. Sat us right away even though we had no reservations. Waitress (Kate) was very nice. Food was delish!! I highly recommend chicken gorgonzola.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is less of a pizzeria and more of an elegant night out dining experience. They have had a pianist tonight playing, and all adults in the establishment. We had two kids, ages 9 and 11, and we went to have pizza. The pizzas were good, but we had a special order for no mushrooms, but it still came out... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My wife and I had our favorite pizza here with a friend. We always go here whenever we want a taste of what we believe to be the best pizza in Keene. We enjoyed the pizza, wine and atmosphere (created by JC at the piano). Tonight it is pizza - - - other visits we enjoy their fish special or... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Appetizer: The tortellini melts in your mouth, highlighted with tasty pork belly and accented with fresh basil... just a delight of wonderful flavors and textures. The cod was seasoned and cooked to perfection... also melts in your mouth. It was offered with a mushroom, sundried tomato and olive risotto... YUM! My friend had the veal... she said it was equally... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Nicola's is a bright space with a display kitchen and a wall of windows just off Main street in Keene. It is located off of the lobby of an office building on the first floor - so don't be put off by the entrance! The menu was fairly diverse, and there are daily specials across entree classes. I chose the... More 

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Waukegan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food and service at Nicola's never disappoint. I have had the pleasure of dining at Nicola's many times for both business and pleasure and it is always delicious.

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Newly relocated to the Keene area, I was anxious to try out this place. I sat at the bar for my meal on a Friday night and was greeted warmly by the bartender (Josh?). He was a great host. I started with a glass of Montepulciano and the calamari which was some of the best I have had (and I'm... More 

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New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was our second time at Nicola's, we went back because we had excellent food, and particularly excellent service the first time. So we knew that it was possible to have a fabulous meal at Nicola's, and that high standards must be important there. This more recent meal, however, was a let down because we spent far too much time... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We have had many wonderful dinners on several occasions, and this time was no exception. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 Railroad St., Ste 120, Keene, NH 03431-3988
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Keene
  • Phone Number: 603 355-5242

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 29
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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