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Nick's Original Filet House

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4018 Culver Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-9513
+1 205-758-9316
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Steakhouse
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4018 Culver Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-9513
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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I first ate here in 1977 while in college and except for the addition of the front porch area, nothing has changed. Start your meal with the onion rings and Nicodemus and follow it up with a great steak. If you are looking for white...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

Every time I came back here, it makes me feel like I'm back home! The Nicodemus and filet is an award winning combo every time. Great steak, fun atmosphere, and great drinks what more could you want!

Thank John J
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Nick's Filet House is known for their filets so that's what we order every time we go. They are wrapped with bacon and cooked to order. The salads are mostly iceberg lettuce with a tomato and the dressing is still served in the 3 choice...More

Thank Pattonplace66
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Nick's (in the sticks) is still awesome after about 40 years. We frequented it while in college, and even now, there is sometimes a two hours wait to get in. Seats 40 people, so my advice is to get there early... the guys will seat...More

Thank ramblin1
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Went with family on a Friday for dinner. Go Early! Like 5pm when they open the doors or you will wait. ( That's fine if you want to sit outside on the patio with a drink and a few friends) but the place fills up....More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Please don't go to Nick's expecting fine dining. If you go expecting a good meal at a reasonable price, in a funky, dive setting...Nick's in the Sticks will not disappoint. Meals come with a salad, lettuce only and 3 choices for dressing on the side,...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed September 28, 2016

We waited over an hour for a table for 5. The trick is to only have 2 people in your party, I have determined. it is not big on ambiance, but the food was very good, my family loved their steaks, I had the shrimp...More

Thank peggyandbart
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Nick's in the sticks is its local name and it is definitely in the sticks. I was with a couple of friends one of which was a UA grad. He recommended this place. The dining room is very small and there were several people waiting...More

Thank Sbamaguy
Reviewed August 27, 2016

I was looking forward to the Famous Filet at Nick’s Original Filet (It is part of their name – although locals call it “Nick’s in the Sticks”, if you have been you understand why). It’s a Great local dive, been around since 1935, with Very...More

Thank Luvzog
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Our group of 10 had dinner here. The place is small so we were lucky to be seated as we got there. We all ordered steaks but nibbled on deep fried gizzard which were very very chewy and deep fried liver which I passed on....More

Thank PoshPrincess2013
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Kiyoko M
Do you take reservations?
October 7, 2016|
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Response from PoshPrincess2013 | Reviewed this property |
First come first served...
Mike G
Do you serve alcohol!
July 6, 2016|
Response from m_kercher | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a full bar and one famous drink there is called the Nicodemus.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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 - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4018 Culver Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-9513
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-758-9316
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