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Nick's on South Lake Avenue

336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
+1 626-787-1444
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“flatbread” (3 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
“lemon cake” (2 reviews)
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336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is a bit on the "foodie" side for this gal, but my husband took us there for my birthday, and it was great. I was struggling with what to order because I'd had a late lunch, so a big steak sounded too heavy,...More

Thank roadgal12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I echo some of the other recent reviews. I needed a place to accommodate a party of 12 to celebrate a graduation - not so easy to find around Pasadena. We shared a private dining room with another large party. It was upstairs (elevator available,)...More

Thank LFK1
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

My best friend graduated and this is the place I picked. It was great I’m sooo glad I did. Everyone enjoyed the food, drinks and ambiance. Since we were a large party, we were seated upstairs in the private dining room. There were two long...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

My colleague located this restaurant on a lovely street in Pasadena. The atmosphere is very upscale and friendly. The wedge salad was delicious and sprinkled with the best smoked bacon. I requested that bacon be added to my cheeseburger which ended up being the best...More

Thank GlutenFreeInSanDiego
Reviewed April 24, 2018

My husband and I had heard great things about Nick's and weren't disappointed! The decor is attractive (darker and more intimate near the bar, sunny and plant-filled towards the Lake Avenue entrance, and a New Orleans- reminiscent balcony area with tables overlooking the ground floor)....More

Thank DHBall
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Nice place to conduct business meetings or informal meetings (small groups). Good selection of draft beers. Fried Asparagus really surprised us - was very good.

Thank History4fun
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

So this gem is across the road from a trader joes ...... so..... we popped in for a cheeky drink and some chill conversation prior to the weekly slog of filling the pantry. Needless to say.... Nicks is splendid. A cool pint of Stella and...More

Thank Cheese3317
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

I loved this restaurant! Initially I felt a little out of place as it appears so upscale which it actually is but without ridiculous upscale prices. I had viewed the menu in advance and thought the prices were fair and the food looked good. This...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed March 4, 2018

After calling 4 other restaurants in the area who would not take more then 6 guests, which I thought was ridiculous !!! I was blessed to find Nick’s. I made a reservation for 8 for a Family Reunion and they accommodated us very well with...More

Thank Cmkcal K
Reviewed March 3, 2018

If you go after 12 you might need a reservation, food is good and service good too.If you park in the back you need to walk to the Front entrance to check in.

Thank gardenerlove
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January 7, 2018|
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Response from Konstandena | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are booths. I would request one when you make your reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-787-1444
  • E-mail
Nick's is best known for it's Classic American comfort food, crave-able bar snacks, unique cocktails & extensive wine list Founded in Laguna Beach in 2008. There are currently six Nick's locations The Pasadena venue features a lively bar, stunning balcony, private wine room, and an airy garden room - all working harmoniously to combine the warmth and hospitality one would expect of Nick's
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