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Nicola's Italian Kitchen

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4343 South Access Road, Englewood, FL
941-474-6195
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Quantico, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered out last month - spaghetti was dry, hardly any sauce I couldn't finish it. My bf ordered the veal parm he loved his. The lady that checked us out however was super nice and friendly. It just so happens that every time we try to go here, it's never open. Like tonight, gone until August 18th. :/

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Thank JenSprague
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a tradition of visiting Nicolas every year while on vacation in the area. The food is delicious, family atmosphere, friendly staff. It wouldn't be a successful vacation without Nocolas.

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Thank Kathy D
Venice, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The menu was great - a lot of choices. The staff was very friendly. Will definitely go back there!!!!

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Thank MustangDe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

You know a restaurant is great when it's jammin' in the off season. While we all know that even the best restaurant has an occasional off day, I have never seen an off day at Nicola's. The food makes me want to lick the plate, the staff is always smiling and upbeat, and even the occasional waiting line is enjoyable.... More 

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Thank Joann B
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Favorite Italian restaurant in town, love German night on Wednesday, excellent Jaegerschnitzel. Best garlic knots ever.

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Thank Joanne K
Rotonda West
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Their food is excellent,service is friendly and helpful. We eat there frequently we are Florida Residents. You won't be disappointed is you stop by.

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Thank Sue A
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Me and my wife visit this restaurant every year. The food here is EXTRAVAGANT ! The service was first class & we had a pleasure. A big thank you to Kathy for excellent service & owner Tina for the great food. We will be back to Manasota Key in August and definitely visit this restaurant in Englewood.

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Thank Ella L
Rotonda West, Florida
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I ate here last night, May 19th, for my dad's birthday dinner, and it was absolutely delicious! The food was authentic and all homemade. I had a small pepperoni pizza and seasoned curly fries, along with garlic bread bites. The people are so friendly, and the décor is bright and colorful. I totally recommend this restaurant if you're looking for... More 

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Thank Marty R
Watertown, Connecticut, United States
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I know I can be a snob about Italian food. Mom and her entire NY Italian family were/are great cooks of traditional 'old world' fare. That being said, I did not expect to find even moderately good traditional Italian food while visiting Englewood FL. But I am glad to say I was wrong. Their sauce (gravy) is as good as... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

I have eaten here severral times the tortellini alredo is delicious and the gnocchi is very good also, The bread knots are crazy good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4343 South Access Road, Englewood, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: 941-474-6195

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?