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Nico Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
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851 Erie St E, Windsor, Ontario N9A 3Y7, Canada
+1 519-255-7548
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Rochester Hills, MI USA
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had dinner with friends at Nico's. They had been there before and recommended it. We ordered lots of different things and shared them around the table. Everything was good, including the service. I think my favorite was the wild boar Bolognese. The wine list was interesting and well selected. There is something for everyone as far as taste and price.... More 

Thank melkozek
Ontario's Near North, Canada
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always fresh. Service is great. Love their seafood pasta. Definitely worth visiting for a relaxing dinner

Thank Bobby T
Windsor, Canada
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Portions too large! The core of the dish is good but it is drowned in stuff. Had the veal chop- chop itself tasty and tender but then lost in the rapini/ cheese & prosciutto topping- accompanied by cheese ravioli in a tomato/ eggplant sauce & sautéed beans in a tomato sauce- way too much going on! Osso bucco also tasty... More 

Thank neesy53
Windsor, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have enjoyed each meal that I have ever had at Nico Ristorante. I visited most recently with my wife and son on a Saturday evening. The restaurant was booked solid, as is usual, so reservations are recommended. It is one of the more intimate settings on Erie Street. We chose the bruschetta as an appetizer and really enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the ricotta filled gnocchi, atmosphere is quaint and romantic. Great for Birthday or special occasions or dates.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Windsor, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is perfect for Italian lovers. The menu is very good, serving sizes are great. A bit pricey but worth every penny for the food and atmosphere. Makes a great date night restaurant.

Thank Theresa M
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199 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This place reminds me of the authentic restaurants in Italy. The service with Laura was perfection. The pace of the food and the evening was superb. The appetizer's were scrumptious. The calamari was soooo good and cooked to perfection. The gnoochi tre formaggi was over the top. Wild boar pasta was very good. This place will definitely see me again.... More 

Thank Ed J
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Hands down one of the best restaurants in Windsor's Little Italy. Nicos is our favourite place for all our special occasions. If you want authentic Italian, this is the place! Beautiful atmosphere, and very attentive staff. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Teresa S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Nico is a small restaurant in the number of guests it can accommodate but is by far the best and largest warm hearted place on Erie Street for delicious food and excellent service. If you don't see what your craving on the menu, chances are they can create the dish in the kitchen just for you and just the way... More 

Thank Slawko S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Always excellent food and service. A perfect size for a cozy atmosphere. It reminds of the small restaurants back in Italy. Try the Cioppino it is awesome!

Thank Luigi S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 851 Erie St E, Windsor, Ontario N9A 3Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 519-255-7548

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?