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Nicole's Restaurant

556 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1415
+1 518-436-4952
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Italian, International
$$ - $$$
556 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1415
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nichole's Restaurant is one of my favorite local Italian restaurants. It offers a blend of traditional and modern cuisine in a comfortable, cozy, modern setting. If you want a unique dish, you're not going to find someplace else, I highly recommend the Pecan Encrusted Chicken....More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went out for a date. I had been given a gift card for Nicole's so we decided to put it to good use. Our waitress, Jessica was very attentive. My husband ordered Veal Marsala and it was nice and tender. I...More

Thank FamilyG6
Reviewed September 8, 2018

3 of us had supper at this location this week. It is on Delaware Avenue near Downtown. Limited parking to south of building, plan to park on side street across from Restaurant which is easy. Server was knowledgeable and pleasant, recommended a beer on draft...More

Thank GordCummings
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Nicole's is an Albany gem - delicious food, good service, and lovely atmosphere. But I recently discovered they are available on Seamless (Grubhub) so we decided to give it a try. What a treat to have their wonderful food in the comfort of our own...More

Thank sheilal921
Reviewed May 18, 2018

We held my daughters graduation party at Nicole's, this was the second graduation dinner we held there and again were not disappointed. My guests from NYC all asked "how did you find this restaurant", the food, service and atmosphere were outstanding. The restaurant looked fabulous...More

Thank remcwf
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Great Italian restaurant in Albany. We went here with a party of 7 for Easter dinner. The food was absolutely excellent and the service was amazing. Every one of us enjoyed their meals. Our waitress, Shani, could not have been friendlier or more efficient. She...More

Thank Travel-Passat
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Nicoles is our favorite place to eat! and our favorite meal is the hazelnut chicken! every special occasion we celebrate at Nicole's

Thank adelynes2018
Margaret C, Owner at Nicole's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and we really appreciate your loyalty. We hope to see you again real soon. The Hazelnut chicken is a fan favorite!! Thank you. Margaret

Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

My wife and myself went out for dinner with 2 other couples. The place was very nicely decorated. The veal saltimboccia was amazing. My wife's hazelnut chicken was good but too sweet for my taste.

Thank jack12534
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious dinner Saturday evening. Veal Theresa was very well prepared. Everyone enjoyed the variety of entree selections. Appetizers were excellent. Our waitress was knowledgeable on the entire menu and was extremely attentive to our needs. We will definitely return again.

Thank Graber30
Reviewed September 22, 2017

Came here for our son's "Gotcha Day" on our way back from a visit to RPI. Had a lovely meal on a nice evening for outdoor dining. Most importantly, we were making quite a fuss about our son's arrival day (we adopted him on September...More

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February 21, 2018|
Response from Graber30 | Reviewed this property |
There is a dinning room in the back of the restaurant that may hold around 50. Call and ask if they will hold a rehearsal dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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 - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 556 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1415
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-436-4952
  • E-mail
Nicole's restaurant was established in 1986 and has been called "The Best Little Restaurant in Albany" by the Times Union. Together, husband and wife team, Margaret Carciobolo and James Gavin, strive to keep Nicole's one of Albany's finest restaurants. Nicole's offers a diversified menu of Southern and Northern Italian cuisine with many continental influences. Our team of chefs work daily to create new and exciting dishes. In addition to Nicole's romantic dining room with a 1930's tin ceiling and metropolitan feel, Nicole's also offers an outdoor deck with floral gardens and a private banquet room seating up to forty guests.
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