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Nicola's Italian Kitchen

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4343 S Access Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-8647
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tinley Park, Illinois
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296 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had never been to the restaurant but when passing by, we noticed there were always a lot of cars there. We drove down to see what their hours were and it happened to be lunch time and it was open, so we decided to give it a try. Staff was very friendly and prompt. The salad was fresh and... More 

Thank Colleen B
Venice, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is probably the best Italian restaurant on the Gulf coast. And the best part, it is affordable. All kinds of Italian food including gnocchi. Pizzas are to die for. Each table starts with garlic knots and choice of soup or salad.

Thank John J
Marshfield, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Knowing about the crowds around dinner time, we arrived just before 4pm. Group of 8 ladies were ahead of us but the hostess seemed totally befuddled as to how to seat them. In the meantime, we were completely ignored. Not even an acknowledgement that we were there. After about 10 minutes, the ladies were seated and finally we were as... More 

Thank seagull296
Bowmanville, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful dinner. The signs say that good food cannot be rushed. We did not wait long for our dinner and it was delicious. Staff is excellent. Probably the best meal so far during our two weeks in Rotunda.

Thank chrismearle
Englewood, Florida
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61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived about 6:00 pm and found a waiting crowd. We opted to stay and we're told it would be 50 minutes. It ended up being about 70 minutes. After we were seated, we got drinks quickly, but had another long wait for our food. It was after 8:30 by the time we left. Food was OK, but was not... More 

Thank JohnSchleede
Lebanon, Indiana, United States
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try this restaurant after driving by many times and reading the reviews. We arrived around 5:45 on a Friday night and had about half an hour wait. While waiting, we were amazed by their to go business, especially the pizzas. We ordered carbonara and chicken parmesan. The portions were generous, but, the chicken was tough in places and... More 

Thank Brenda D
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127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're back !!!!!!!! Family of 4 on our annual Spring Break pilgrimage. Prompt seating. Attentive wait staff. Everyone was pleased. Cannoli were simply delicious. 4 meals with wine and tip $120. See you next year!

Thank marc d
Englewood, Florida
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always love eating here, but you have to get here early to get seated, especially during season. Everyone I have gone here with loved their food and I can't seem to get enough of the eggplant parm. Yummm.

Thank judijean
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the place to go for the Italian food you miss if you are used to good Italian food. Offers good service and takeout all at a reasonable price.

Thank Dave B
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Nicola's for close to 30 years - it always feels like coming home and we live in Maine. Every meal is great - whether it's an old favorite or something new. Great staff and atmosphere. We plan our Florida vacation around a visit to Nicola's

Thank Kenattarwood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4343 S Access Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-8647
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: 941-474-6195

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