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Nick's Riverside Grille

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Wed, 3/20
8:00 PM

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Chicken Wings
Chesapeake seasoning -or- hoisin ginger, celery, bleu cheese
Smoked Fish Board
Pastrami Salmon, whitefish salad, cornichon, egg, lavash crackers
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
capers, cocktail sauce (GF)
Louisiana Shrimp & Andouille Bowl
garlic butter, red pepper, spicy Cajun broth
Steamed Edamame
sea salt, sesame seeds, sweet chili (GF)
Charcuterie Board
Beer mustard, cornichons, lavash crackers
Crispy Calamari
Charred poblano, aioli
Beef -or- Chicken Nachos
Sour cream, guacamole, jalapenos, pico de gallo, cheddar jack cheese (GF)
Chilled Spiced Shrimp
half pound, chilled, Old Bay, cocktail sauce
Chilled Gazpacho
Basil cream
Add: Grilled Chicken ($6), Grilled salmon ($8), Crab cake ($18)
Nick's Classic Wedge Salad
Iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, zoe's bacon, blue cheese crumbles, creamy blue cheese dressing (GF)
Fresh Mozzarella & Tomato Salad
Grape tomatoes, yellow pear tomatoes, fresh basil leaves, classic balsamic dressing (GF)
Waterfront House Salad
Mixed greens, dried cherries, cherry tomatoes, goat cheese, red wine vinaigrette (GF)
Caesar Salad
Parmesan cheese, creamy caesar dressing, croutons (GF) no croutons.
Grilled Salmon & Avocado Salad
Baby greens, green beans, cucumber, yellow pear tomatoes, lemon basil dressing (GF)
Add: Grilled chicken ($6), grilled salmon ($8), crab cake ($18)
Bison Tacos 2 or 3
Ground bison, green cabbage, corn slaw, fresh watermelon
Fish and Chips
Crispy fried cod, fries, tartar sauce
Maryland Style Crabcakes
Sautéed, fingerling potatoes, carrot-jicama slaw, creamy mustard dressing
Carne Asada
marinated beef, red rice, black beans, pico de gallo, flour tortilla
Choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, fries
Blackened Cowboy Ribeye
Blackened Angus ribeye, grilled onions, French fries (GF)
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Sandwich
Coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, pickle, potato roll, fries
Fresh Cheese Tortellini
Shiitake mushrooms,spinach,tomato,basil cream,parmesan
Grilled Ancho Chicken Tacos 2 or 3
Cilantro green cabbage and corn slaw, lime fresh watermelon
Shrimp Scampi
bucatini pasta, garlic butter, white wine, chili, fresh herbs
Raspberry and Lemon Sorbet
Sugar cookie
Triple Chocolate Cake
Chocolate crunch, sponge cake
Carrot Cake
cream cheese icing
Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie
Vanilla ice cream
Vanilla Ice Cream
Chocolate sauce
Key Lime Pie
whipped cream
Old Bay French Fries
Steamed Asparagus
Sauteed Baby Carrots and Green Beans
Roasted Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes
with fingerling potatoes, green beans, baby carrots
Lemon Rosemary Chicken
Roasted garlic aioli
Idaho Pork Chop
14 oz. bone in, lightly blackened, blackberry sauce
Jerk Spiced Pork Ribs
Full rack,house smoked baby back ribs, habanero mango BBQ
Angus NY Strip Steak 10 oz.
Red wine demi
Atlantic Salmon Filet 7 oz.
Honey soy glaze
Lamb Chops
lemon oregano marinade, tzatziki sauce (gf)
Sponsored by: Nick's Riverside Grille

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Spectacular Views
1. Spectacular Views
"Nice and Confortable place, just beside the river!"
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2. Great Happy Hour
2. Great Happy Hour
"The bartenders were fantastic!"
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3. Delicious Food
3. Delicious Food
"Food is amazing and filling."
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

I love the crab cakes and tortellini! Staff is always so nice & accommodating. Plus the view is lovely! Also fun to go ice skating & have some hot soup or hot chocolate

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank leah6283
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Besides being located in such a nice area, the food was the best I ate while I was in DC. It was walking distance from our hotel (The Watergate) and the service and food could not be better. Love it! They even offered a complementary...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Larissa P
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Nicks is located on the Georgetown waterfront. The setting is nice with lots of outdoor seating. Early Oct its still unseasonably warm so we opted to sit inside. The interior reminds me of a basic sports bar, not overly nice or decorated but typical more...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank trailhermit
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price! The wedge salad was very fresh and so filling! We sat outside at lunchtime and had the most amazing view right on the Potomac! So beautiful!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank junecpie
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Our group had dinner at Nick's Riverside Grill one evening when visiting DC. It was a nice venue right on the river with a very good menu. I opted for the NY Strip Steak which was perfect to my liking as were the side items....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank josephrdrexler
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Horrible Service, horrible food, and dirty. The patio furniture was so run down and not inviting. The nachos were actually wet - soggy like paper. This was not even worth the wait.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MGTraveling
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Nice and Confortable place, just beside the river! Shrimps were amazing, tortellini was good also. They are a little short on staff and security guys are a bit rude! But anyway this is a good spot and will come back

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roscaman
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Good atmosphere. The food is good, the price is a little expensive, but you are paying for the waterfront view. Service is good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Engineer947
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We order 6 steaks the meat isn't fresh and low quality and they charged us 46$ service without asking us !!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 781rimas
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We were in town to see our daughter play field hockey at American University, and was told the Georgetown Harbor area was a great place to eat. We arrived a little after 6:00pm on a Friday night ,we wanted to eat outside and there were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kellyv178
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