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Nick's Italian Cafe

521 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4614
503-434-4471
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Ranked #7 of 93 Restaurants in McMinnville
Price range: $21 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
McMinnville, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

When we first came to McMinnville (1992) we heard about all the great restaurants and 'Nicks' was often mentioned as a place we had to go. We were cautioned about the high cost and that was partly why we didn't go for so long. The other reason was the appearance of the store front. With all the bragging of the... More

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McMinnville, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Went to Nick's with friends from Chicago - good Italian food. Chicagoans were estatic over quality. I had meatballs in a pasta - sauce excellent, meatballs and pasta good.

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Probably the best restaurant on old main street in McMinnville. Great Italian menu, very good pizza and nice wine selection. Reasonably priced; can't go wrong.

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Boise
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We ate at Nick's for the second time tonight. The first time was a year ago as we traveled through this little town in Oregon and that experience brought us back. I ordered ravioli in a sage butter sauce and my companion ordered the lasagna made with a béchamel sauce. Both were amazingly tasty. We also ordered bread which came... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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240 reviews 240 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were told about this establishment by a couple of people the night before but they directed us to the back door. We hesitated when we looked down the narrow alleyway lined with trash cans but were glad to have taken the chance. My advice is to enter from the main entrance instead because the stinky cans almost sent us... More

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illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Late dinner at the bar in Back Room. Place was packed, but service was amazing and a gregarious crowd. Pasta was excellent. Moderate sized portions. Would recommend !

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Marina del Rey
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121 reviews 121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Best mushroom soup I've ever had, yummy sformata, lovely ravioli in sage butter sauce, excellent server who recommended a very nice local Pinot noir. The decor is simple & unpretentious & the food was great.

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Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I recently met friends in Nick's "backroom" bar area. My friend and I split their Gorgonzola and pear pizza...we both wished we had not split this amazing pizza! It was so good I could have devoured the entire pizza myself. We had sausage added and I must say, this was one of the best pizzas I have ever had. I... More

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Villa Park, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Visited McMinnville for the first time in nine years. Read the reviews and hoped Nicks was not as bad as reviewed. Unfortunately, it was. Sat in the back. Meatball appetizer was good but pizza was average. My husband had pasta which he said was good but the serving was small. He ended up eating half my pizza to make it... More

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New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Was taken here for lunch on a warm but quiet tuesday. The restaurant is open and inviting with the trend at the moment of barrel staves on the walls. Looks good and adds texture. The menu was perfect size with plenty of interesting things on it. I had the 'Nicks' Classic Meatballs for starter then Tagliatelle with gogonzola dolce for... More

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Additional Information about Nick's Italian Cafe

Address: 521 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4614
Phone Number: 503-434-4471
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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