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Nicola's Ristorante Italiano

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Italian, Pasta
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5800 Legacy Dr, Ste C1, Plano, TX 75024-7101 (Bishop)
972-608-4455
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Dining - Excellent Seafood Special

I enjoyed my meal at Nicola's. Being an Italian restaurant, I intended to go with a pasta entree, however, the fish special (Halibut) sounded too good to pass up. My choice was a good one. The fish was prepared perfectly. The asparagus was perfect as well and the mashed potatoes were also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
Jeff W
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I enjoyed my meal at Nicola's. Being an Italian restaurant, I intended to go with a pasta entree, however, the fish special (Halibut) sounded too good to pass up. My choice was a good one. The fish was prepared perfectly. The asparagus was perfect as well and the mashed potatoes were also delicious. In a nod to the Italian menu,... More 

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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

An upper Italian with luxurious décor inside. A nice bar inside and out with couches for a relaxed atmosphere while taking in the crowd at Shops of Legacy.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Dine al fresco on the front walkway and the show never stops. Fantastic people, unbelievable automobiles passing by and oh yes, the meal was wonderful. A full menu. When in Plano, Nicola

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I was here with a private party and really enjoyed the food. It's hard to find decent Italian in Texas, especially if you are from NY but this place has it down. I could have made a meal from the appetizers alone. So darn good. Two story, open ceilings so can be a little noisy but over look that and... More 

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Paris, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My wife and I frequent Nicola's on special occasions. Our favorite dish is the pumpkin ravioli and the beet salad. The chocolate (Nutella) dessert and strong coffee are a perfect finishing touch. Kristen is our favorite server, always with a smile and great attitude. We'll be back soon!

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The place looks good. We had an issue with the cola . The was a strange taste on it. The waiter was smelly.

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Helsinki, Finland
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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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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, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5800 Legacy Dr, Ste C1, Plano, TX 75024-7101
    (Bishop)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Plano
  • Phone Number: 972-608-4455

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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