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Nicola's Ristorante Italiano

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5800 Legacy Dr, Ste C1, Plano, TX 75024-7101 (Bishop)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I LOVE the pumpkin ravioli at Nicola's. Unfortunately they only offer it certain times of the year (fall- winter). My boyfriend feels Nicola's is overpriced and beyond the pumpkin ravioli there is nothing else there that floats my boat enough to insist we go there..

Thank Tracy V
Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicola’s used to be one of my favorite restaurants. Unfortunately, last night’s dining experience was quite disappointing. Our server suggested an appetizer of, Malanzane al Forno, a delicious cheese stuffed eggplant. We should have stopped there! My entrée of veal scaloppini could be cut only after I requested a steak knife, and the pieces were joined together with an inordinate... More 

1 Thank Marshall F
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bolognese Ragu is the king of all meat sauces in Italy and the sauce prepared at Nicola's is far from anything that I've ever had in Italy or even good Italian restaurants in New York or even London! The sauce should be silky smooth and clinging to the pasta...theirs was more of a tomato sauce with ground meat (not even... More 

Thank Tony P
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited here this past weekend. Still an amazing northern Italian food experience. And, most surprising, the vale for the money is spot on. You can't beat fresh made pasta. Service was ok but friendly. And valet parking is complimentary.

Thank Ralph P
Plano, Texas, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This is one of my all time favorite restaurants in the DFW area! I love the decor. The food is fresh, cooked to perfection, interesting and delicious. I will eat their risotto any way they fix it because it is always scrumptious! The service is always top notch and really makes the dinning experience one to remember and repeat.

1 Thank Carol C
Bartonville, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We reserved the upstairs area for a party and the food and service were excellent. I have also been with friends and again everything is excellent

Thank Philly S
The Woodlands, Texas
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132 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

great Italian food, always well prepared. it can get a little loud and is pricey with limited parking in the shopping center. but the staff is always nice. good for a dinner with friends.

Kokomo, Indiana
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

It was like a big family dinner. Started off with a nice glass of red wine, and then some bread, followed by an amazing shrimp pasta dish. My husband had the veal, and he raved about the tenderness of it. Our group shared desserts, and we loved the lemon one which was a special of the night. Great service, great... More 

Thank Joyce H
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Started off with drinks at the bar. Overall the bar area is rather small but it is intimate and very nice. There is outdoor seating available. We had several of the appetizers, and they are very well prepared and presented. The food overall was very good. You will find the staff to be very attentive and professional. What shows is... More 

Thank wowzerjesus
Orlando, Florida
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175 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Was in the area on business from out of town. My friend suggested we meet there for dinner, so why not? Food was very good, atmosphere very nice, service excellent (Azir). Was it worth the price? Hmmm...for that I say, maybe. One Appetizer, 2 entrees, $40 bottle of wine, 20% tip = $158?

1 Thank sasakidalem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 Legacy Dr, Ste C1, Plano, TX 75024-7101
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Plano
  • Phone Number: 972-608-4455

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