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Nicholas

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160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
+1 732-345-9977
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (28 reviews)
“suckling pig” (14 reviews)
“souffle” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm really confused as to how Nicholas gets such huge reviews. We've dined there on several occasions and left underwhelmed each time. Eating at the bar is the best option but I have never had a good experience in the dining room. The last time...More

Thank G8871ZGdavidf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for any special occasion, very classy quiet and amazing food , anything you want ... they are truly their to please. Once you go there you will know this is now your favorite restaurant !

Thank friedland682018
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We ate in the bar. Except for one of the deserts everything was very good. Service was friendly and excellent. I would eat here again on a special occasion. For 2 with drinks and tip, $80 - $100 per person would be what I would...More

Thank L B
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, wine and service,great place for couples and families, I spent with my fiance wonderful evening :)

Thank Ola W
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Dining at nicholas is best in the bar. Mostly same food but a dinner in the bar is about 25% less. And has got bread in bar versus cold bread in restaurant. Faux gras is great. Beats faux news from wh.

1  Thank LesterrTravels
Reviewed May 3, 2018

My wife and I were in the mood for a culinary adventure. We wanted to try dishes that were new to us and special. Well in thinking about where we wanted to go, the answer was simple-Nicholas. They had a special 4 Course Pasta Menu...More

Thank Charles D
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Four of us dined at Nicholas on a Saturday night. Started with Winter Squash Ravioli, Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, Brown Butter Sauce; Cavatelli Pasta, Pickled Enoki Mushrooms, Fontina Cheese; Pickled Heirloom Beets, Baby Kale, Goat Cheese Purée, Red Wine Sour Cherries; Wild Mushroom Soup, Tempura Mushrooms,...More

Thank Charles D
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The food is simply exquisite! Perfectly prepared fine dining experience with a classy quite vibe. Perfect for intimate special occasions. If I had to add some type of constructive criticism based off of my experiences I would say that I prefer to eat in the...More

Thank robbystenger
Reviewed February 27, 2018

I know people say this is the best restaurant in New Jersey, but I've been there twice and I disagree. The first time, the food and service were excellent but the portions were small, so my wife and I went again in 10/17. Our appetizers...More

Thank kjglenrock
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Exceptional Food and Service!!!! Bery nice wine list. This is an intimate while spacious restaurant with valet service. They also have a beautiful bar area with an impressive menu.

Thank Lateefa H
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JackDu
October 1, 2017|
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Response from WJC3 | Reviewed this property |
They have relaxed the dress code to business casual, no shorts but many guys will be wearing sport coats here without ties.
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Roberta S
August 25, 2016|
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Response from LB-likes2travel | Reviewed this property |
Wish I could offer specifics, but we ate there only once & it was a few months ago. I recall that their online menu was pretty close to what was actually offered (not always the case), so you should take a look at their... More
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Roberta S
August 25, 2016|
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Response from theresaandjohnd | Reviewed this property |
I am SO SORRY to just be seeing this now! It is an American menu, steaks, fish, some pasta dishes. EVERYTHING is wonderful!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40 - $60
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:30 AM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 AM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 AM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 AM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
    (Bt. Navesink River Rd & Pine Street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Bank train station
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-345-9977
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