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Nicola's Ristorante Italiano

5800 Legacy Dr, Ste C1, Plano, TX 75024-7101
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Ranked #23 of 730 Restaurants in Plano
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bishop
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English first
Beijing, China
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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We've been here many times and were never disappointed. The atmosphere is much better than the TripAdvisor photo suggests. There are various types of seating, all good. The place gives you a warm feeling, and the food is top-notch. This visit we caught a movie at the Angelika Theater next door and stopped in afterwards, without reservations. We sat in... More 

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Loved the atmosphere...a quaint, curtained booth for a date night. Beautiful setting...food tops. Servings large...Texas style so next time would share. Salad...spinach with crisp pecans and dates...awesome. Overall its a winner.

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Frisco, Texas, USA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have frequented Nicola's since it opened and their food and service is consistently top notch. Great service and located in the beautiful Shops of Legacy this restaurant makes their own fresh pasta noodles and has a great ambiance. Nice wine selection and everything from their many pasta dishes to the Chilean Sea Bass is excellent. Sit outside on the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Nicolas Restorante is housed next door to the Angelica Theater in the Shops at Legacy. The ambiance is elegant with upstairs balcony dining as well as outdoor tables. The menu is a bit short but excellent. Try the Shrimp Panini on cibatta bread with a caesar salad on the side for a great lunch. There is plenty of parking nearby... More 

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Plano, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is amazing! As an Italian, the food is better than home-cooked! It is such a relaxing atmosphere and great decor that I always being family member there when they come to visit. I wish they had takeout!!!!

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Frisco, Texas, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is the Italian place in the metroplex. I don't think there is another contender that is particularly close. I've always been hesitant, as a born-and-raised Cleveland Italian to try the Italian food down here -- but this place shuts. it. down. We went here on a recommendation from a neighbor and I had only moderate expectations - but we... More 

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Lufkin, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

When we are in Plano and want some REALLY GOOD Italian Food and wines our New York friends take us to Nicola's. The appetizers are the BEST!!! The pasta dishes and the main menu items are Marvelous!!! They have upstairs dining downstairs and outside dining. Valet parking is also available. I have eaten here probably a dozen times for lunch... More 

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Service was very good. The flat bread was yummy and a large portion. The second time I went and had the swordfish special which was terrific!

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Plano, Texas
Top Contributor
278 reviews 278 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

At last a truly great Italian place. I go there frequently rather it is ultra busy or a quite day the food is always fresh creative and of superb quality. The service has always been top of the line . They make you very comfortable and you are attended to unobtrusively and yet no need is unmet. Each dish is... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Ate here 2 times on the recent visit. Service was great one night and not so good another. Simple things like informing the specials, refilling water glasses or offering cracked pepper or parmesan were overlooked one night. Forget about getting a lemon with your water. This was a fail on both nights. Food was consistent both nights and very good.

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Additional Information about Nicola's Ristorante Italiano

Address: 5800 Legacy Dr, Ste C1, Plano, TX 75024-7101
Phone Number: 972-608-4455
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Plano
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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