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Nicola's Ristorante Italiano

5800 Legacy Dr, Ste C1, Plano, TX 75024-7101
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Ranked #28 of 719 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
Frisco, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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278 reviews 278 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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Plano, Texas, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Ate dinner here with friends (first time for us). Appreciated that we were able to get in on a Saturday night--had a comfortable table near the window where we could watch and comment on all the passers-by! Italian restaurant with dishes that were just a little different (what to choose?!). Plenty of delicious food--we were all happy with our choices.... More

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san diego
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent food in a beautiful setting. The service is always exemplary. This is one of the restaurants where you may order anything on the menu and be glad you did. My favorite: Porco Buco.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

We chose Nicola's to celebrate our anniversary. It was our first night out without the kids in awhile so we were in no rush. We relayed this to our server and he was very respectful of our wishes. Once we were ready to review the menu our server was very helpful with recommendations. The food was fantastic and we had... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had a lovely time at Nicola's. Food was outstanding, service was great, very nice place!! Will be returning soon!!

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Fantastic meal... You will not walk away hungry. Rigatoni with Vodka sauce spicy!!!! Lasagna with artichoke hearts and a Beschemel sauce!!!! Risotto asparagus, shallots Gorgonzola Demi glaze !! And to top it off with tiramisu !!! You can't go wrong with anything you try.

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