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Nia Restaurant

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Thu, 7/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$15 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Heirloom tomatoes, EVOO, basil, crisp bread
Mixed greens, goat cheese, dates, avocado, piquillo peppers, almonds, champagne vinaigrette, pita
Arugula Beet Salad
Roasted beets, arugula, blue cheese, walnuts, dijon vinaigrette
Grilled Asparagus
Valdeon blue cheese, tomato basil relish, crisp bacon
Prosciutto & Fresh Mozzarella
Fresh melon
Mixed greens, roasted peppers, olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, feta, pepperoncini, caper vinaigrette
Artisan Cheese
Manchego, Chevre, Kefalograviera, local honey, crostini
Artisan Meats
Sopressata, Mortadella, Prosciutto di Parma, eggplant caponata, crostini
Meats & Cheeses
Manchego, Chevre, Kefalograviera, Sopressata, Mortadella, Prosciutto di Parma, eggplant caponata, crostini
Alaskan Salmon
Wilted escarole, beurre blanc sauce
Wild Mahi Mahi
Asparagus, citrus aioli
Diver Scallops
White bean puree, sun dried tomato pesto
Grilled Baby Octopus
Fingerling potatoes, baby arugula
House Cured Salmon
White & yellow egg, piparras peppers, pickled red onions, caperberries
Jumbo Garlic Shrimp
Lemon butter sauce
Citrus Ceviche
bay​ scallops, shrimp, mahi-mahi, ahi tuna, nova Scotian caviar
Crab Cakes
jumbo Lump Crab, Saffron aioli, fuji apple relish
Crisp or Grilled
Lamb Loin Chops
Fingerling potatoes, demi glace, mint pesto
Pork Tenderloin Medallions
Wine, garlic, oregano, feta, hand-cut fries
Beef Brochette
Beef tenderloin, red onion marmalade, horseradish cream, peperonata
Chicken Brochette
Romesco and cumin aioli sauce
Lamb & Feta Meatballs
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella
Grilled Strip Steak
Hand cut fries, lemon-basil pesto
Escarole & Gigantes Beans
Garlic,​ extra virgin olive oil, chile
Wild Mushrooms
Oyster, crimini, shitake, truffle oil, chile
Patata Bravas
Crisp potatoes, spicy tomato sauce
Spinach Rolls
Cucumber yogurt dill sauce
Eggplant Involtini
Ricotta, tomato, basil
Bacon Wrapped Dates
Red pepper butter sauce
Baked Goat Cheese
Tomato basil sauce, garlic bread
Sheep’s milk cheese, brandy flambé, lemon
Sage brown butter, hazelnuts
Chickpea Spread
Roasted garlic, red pepper coulis, fresh horseradish cream, pita
Shrimp,​ avocado, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta, olives, parsley vinaigrette
Chicken & ham, tomato-basil
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Oyster, shitake, enoki, crimini, porcini, parmesan
Bread Pudding
Vanilla gelato & caramel
Bitter Sweet Chocolate Mousse and Crème Brulee
Seasonal berries
Sautéed Banana
Vanilla gelato, caramel & pecans
Espresso Tiramisu
Kahlua, mascarpone, ladyfingers
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Vanilla vodka, pineapple juice & grenadine
Godiva Chocolate
Godiva dark chocolate, crème de cacao, icelandic vodka & cream
White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle
Godiva​ white chocolate, chambord, cream, & vanilla
Whipped cream vodka & orange juice
XO Royal
Patron​ XO café & baileys
Coffee & Cordial - Select One
Nia coffee…..faretti | Irish coffee…..bailey’s irish cream | Italian coffee…..amaretto | Spanish coffee…..tia maria | Greek coffee…..metaxa
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All reviews tapas hummus gnocchi wild mushrooms spinach roll fries steak during restaurant week an early dinner family style brulee pepper
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Many options in the menu of outstanding quality and excellent taste. Good list of wine, although pricey. The service was good and opened to make changes in our orders.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank rauldomingues
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We stopped by for dinner before a recent concert. We enjoy tapas-style menus and Nia's provides a variety of tastings from many countries. We shared six plates between two people and were full. We also enjoyed a few Greek red wines which clearly deserve purchasing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Woodwrk1
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I decided to venture around and stumbled into this place, one time when I had a craving for seafood. I told my friend I will know when I see it. Well not only did it satisfy my craving and gave me plenty of choices to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hbfadvisor
Reviewed October 23, 2018

My date picked this place since it was close to our hotel. It was surprisingly empty for a Saturday as there was only one other couple in the restaurant. We went around 5:45 pm. We ordered 3 tapas which were the meatballs, gnocchi and a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 78zmedina
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Came here with a family member for dinner. This is a small space so reservation probably recommended. We shared about 7 dishes, spinach rolls, bacon dates, saganaki, fries, pork medallions and peppers, mushrooms, mousse and crème brulee dessert. Everything came out in good time, the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Janice S
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Do not go to this restaurant if you have children with you. For a table of 4 adults and 2 children, they add an 18% tip automatically. They said that 4 adults and 2 children, under the age of 9, is a "large party." The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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antonia a, Manager at Nia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

I sincerely apologize that you left unhappy with your experience. As we discussed, I was more than willing to remove the tip so you could add on the higher amount indicated. I strive to create an exceptional experience for every customer. It was such a...More

Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

I have nothing but kudos for this restaurant. There were 6 of us plus a little baby. We were made quite comfortable from the very beginning. They have wonderful space downstairs for larger groups. The food: Amazing. An 8 course family style menu. The only...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank dlafoot1
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Decided to try Nia during restaurant week, since we'd never been. Very disappointing. Every hot dish that we ordered arrived to the table cold and the wine pour was very small. We ordered the crab cakes, since they were a chef's recommendation, and they too...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Our organization had our annual holiday party in Nia's "party room" which is located downstairs from the restaurant. It's a really large space and accommodated around 100 guests for a cocktail reception, no problem. We set up about 8 tables so people could sit throughout...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Kate C
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Another outstanding evening at Nia's! Our office had a very important meeting and we arranged for the dinner portion of the event to be held in Nia's private room. It was the perfect location for this type of event - quiet, accommodating our needs for...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Marge1955
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Over 80% of the menu is gluten-free.
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