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Nicholas

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160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908 (Bt. Navesink River Rd & Pine Street)
(732) 345-9977
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 am
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 am
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just make a reservation and go to Nicholas. The service, food, wine, and ambience were truly outstanding. The meals were fabulous and the wine list is interesting and fairly priced. This is a VERY popular and busy restaurant, so plan ahead.

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Thank PauluchfromNJ
New Jersey
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best service. Maybe 2 other places come close. Dinner for 2 no drinks is 300$ so pricy. Javier required for men and white glove service. I will go back when a special occasion arises cause it's pricy. Love the food. You get several Courses with cheese selection. Amazing experience!

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Thank Neysa C
New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a truly fine dining restaurant then go here. This was our second visit and it was just as special as the first. The waiters are very attentive and the service is just what you expect from fine dining. The food is great. And they make you feel special when they give you a treat to take home.... More 

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Thank Mr Richard G
New York City, New York
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Nicholas for our anniversary. Over the years, we have been to Nicholas many times for special occasions, or just because we wanted something truly special. We ordered the Smoked Vidalia Onion Soup to start. As expected, it was superior to any that we have had in the past. For entree, I had the Grilled Filet Mignon, medium rare.... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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93 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing dining experience we had at Nicholas. The food, drink and ambiance was really 5-star. Our waiter, Koba really helped make my husband's birthday celebration very special. He was attentive, (but not overly attentive), extremely helpful with menu suggestions and really added to our special occasion. My husband could not stop raving about his filet mignon and my... More 

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1 Thank Suzy_Shopper
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a terrible experience at another restaurant that someone suggested, we decided to treat ourselves to the chefs table at Restaurant Nicholas! Wow! It was a truly magnificent night we will never forget. I wouldn't want to ruin it for anyone that will go to experience it so I will not tell you all the little details. I will tell... More 

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1 Thank Alison P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love it here...every time. We go at least once a year for my parent's anniversary. Fantastic food, service, and overall experience.

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1 Thank Jenu72
Long Branch, NJ
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We've dined here since Nicholas opened (and I've reviewed it before). The food, wine and service remain superb. The tasting menu is the best way to experience the chef's artistry - simple yet beautifully-composed dishes, brimming with flavors (some unexpected but all wonderful). The tasting menu now comes with two levels of optional wine pairings - the "Nicholas" and the... More 

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Thank Ignotus
New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined here for our 10 year wedding anniversary. The food and service was impeccable. They accommodated my wife who is vegetarian. The salads and soups were incredible. The agnolotti was quite rich but tasty. Dessert was stunning. Great place. I will be back.

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1 Thank rajarajeshsri
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We went for our 11 year anniversary. The service was top notch and the food was good. The atmosphere was a little too stuffy for our taste but not because of the staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $60
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
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: (732) 345-9977

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