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Nicola's Ristorante

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3631 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65809-2821
+1 417-886-3700
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“wedge salad” (4 reviews)
“escargot” (3 reviews)
“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3631 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65809-2821
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is considered to be one of the best in Springfield, MO, which it may be, but I'm not convinced after two negative experiences. We didn't return for two years after a well-prepared meal but a noticeable lack of attention to details in the...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Most times we eat in the bar which is more casual than the dining room. The food is excellent as is the service. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Nicola himself will many times come to your table to introduce himself and...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

I loved the wedge salad. I had a spicy meal which was great and oh so rich. Beautiful atmosphere. Great place to celebrate a special occasion or to have a special business meeting.

Thank David B
Reviewed August 3, 2017

What can we say except 5 stars out of 5. Reasonable prices And, you can carry on a conversation without having to shout or raise your voice to be heard by your dinner companion, or companions.

Thank John B
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

This was our first time to visit Nicola's and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The food was excellent as was the service.

Thank Judynewsom
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Recently our family took advantage of an unusually warm early spring evening to enjoy dinner on the patio at Nicola's. What a delicious experience! First off, the staff was very friendly, personable and attentive. Nicola himself brought a coloring book and crayons to our granddaughter...More

Thank trtzw
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

In town for business, and multiple folk from work recommended Nicola's. an unabashed fan of The Voice, I decided to check this spot out via takeout. I read other reviews and saw both -/+, but here are my observations. On Tuesday evening 6:30pm, the place...More

1  Thank Bill And Donna ... S
Reviewed March 16, 2017

As a business traveler I always prefer to visit locally owned places so based off the reviews I decided to try this one. Restaurant is clean, but is somewhat dark inside. Tables were nicely decorated and wait staff was friendly. Menu is somewhat limited, but...More

Thank KlassicKar G
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took her father to Nicola's before the symphony concert Saturday. We had an earlier reservation, were seated promptly and given attentive service. The restaurant side And the bar/pizza side both got Very busy after 6. Reservation was essential! Items as specials...More

Thank Bradley B
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended. Their food and service is some of the best. Love everything we've had at Nicola's.

Thank K9CREWBMB2008 H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3631 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65809-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-886-3700
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