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Nicola's Trattoria

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51 Railroad St, Ste 120, Keene, NH 03431-3987
+1 603-355-5242
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Walpole, New Hampshire
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at Nicolas for my wife's birthday. We had a party of 10 and were treated to a wonderful experience. The food was superb and the service was excellent. We will definitely be going back, probably just me and my wife next time for a little more intimate experience. Parking is available nearby.

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

My wife and I were travelling throughout New England looking at the beautiful fall colors when we stopped for lunch in Woodstock, VT. We met a wonderful couple who ran an Italian restaurant. You could tell that they were very passionate about providing an excellent experience. It so happened that we were travelling to the Keene area the next day... More 

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Vermont
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Everything was perfect. My wife started with the Insalata con gorgonzola, a beautiful salad. I had crab cakes (an appetizer special) and we shared a bowl of the Soup of the Day – a butternut squash bisque; all were delicious. For entrees we had the two specials of the day, one a Veal porterhouse chop and the other a Cod... More 

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Thank SeashoreTraveler
Keene, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Always great food (still have not eaten off regular menu, always specials), great staff, never rushed, good wine selection. A nice dining experience every time.

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Thank Luvtobikeacadia
Nanuet, New York
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Soup of the day was clam chowder packed with potatoes and clams. I had the Ciappino, cooked to perfection with a terrific broth. My wife couldn't stop raving about the Gaberi Scampi. Cocktails hit the spot. The custard dessert topped the meal off. Would eat here again.

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Thank John A
Keene
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We had a party of 4 with reservations to celebrate my B-day last winter. The table was ready when we arrived on time. We spent a leisurely evening with very attentive service and wait staff that enhanced our time. Knowledgeable and with a sense of humor. The food was delicious as expected and desserts not to be overlooked.

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Thank 08Trixie
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Over the past 20 years we have enjoyed Nicola open kitchen cooking, we meet the bartender David who studied at State piano and he always would play a song for my wife, then he would surprise us with a homemade drink and always a wonderful story to help us relax before our dinner, we love the menu as then is... More 

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Thank mroldtime
North Scituate, Rhode Island
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We found this place tree years ago when moving my daughter into a nearby college and made a point to return every parents weekend, moving days and other visits. The location is odd, the entrance is the same as a doctors office, but the food is okay and my wife and daughter liked some of the pasta dishes. This year... More 

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Thank lennygugs
Keene, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

A significantly above average dining experience, off the beaten path within Keene, but well worth the effort. Like most every non-chain restaurant in Keene, "Closed Monday"

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Thank nhsheepdog
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

4 of us stopped for dinner after being on the road all day. Our dress was very casual, but, we were welcomed whole heartedly. Was a weekday and occupancy was light, wouldn't recommend being as underdressed as we were. All 4 of us ordered a variety of meals and each was very good. Wish I lived closer, would definitely frequent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $29
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Railroad St, Ste 120, Keene, NH 03431-3987
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Keene
  • Phone Number: +1 603-355-5242

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