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“Authentic and great service!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nicola's Ristorante

Nicola's Ristorante
1420 Sycamore St, Ste 3, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7378
513-721-6200
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Ranked #6 of 1,750 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Liberty Street
Description: Nicola's is located on the corner of East Liberty and Sycamore Street
Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Authentic and great service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

homemade pasta and a lovely urban garden makes Niclola's a unique and vibrant restaurant. Beautiful salads for lighter and delicious fare. Not cheap but worth the price--details are paid attention to.

Visited September 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Excellent white table cloth Italian restaurant.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

I've been to Nicola's many times, and it is consistently excellent. The food is always top notch, as is the service. The decor is also pleasant and inviting. The bread basket is always a treat, and unlike anything I've seen anywhere else. I highly recommend Nicola's for a special occasion or just a nice night out.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Jerusalem, Israel
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great food , not your typical Italian”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

A really high level cuisine in a very impressive atmosphere.
My colleague who is local was surprised that such a place actually exists in Cincinnati

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chesterfield, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“This is our GO-TO Italian in Cincy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The Chef's tasting menu, not offered on weekends, is a real taste treat. If there during the week, by all means have it. On all days, the wait staff is great and the food is the best in the city. Very talented chef with a great presentation. In our view, this should be ranked as the number one in the city.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best in town for a reason.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

Excellent service, cozy atmosphere, fantastic food.. what more do you want? We started with an appetizer (I had the brazed pork belly which was amazing) and then split a pasta order with the table (gnocchi fondue...yum) and moved on to an entree and dessert. Every dish (duck, steak, fish were remarkable). Valet parking. We will be back many times during our son's tenure at UC. Our favorite in Cincinnati and we''ve been to some great places.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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