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Nicola's Ristorante

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5800 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024-7100
+1 972-608-4455
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“focaccia” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5800 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024-7100
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Had dinner with my wife & daughter and it was excellent! This restaurant has a wonderful list of Italian wines, creative and authentic appetizers and excellent fish, pasta's & veal. We had a wonderful Italian Pinot Grigio that accompanied a creative Caprese appetizer, a main...More

Thank terryt620
Reviewed January 23, 2014

We ate at Nicola's recently and I don't remember the last time I had such awfull Italian food. The cold cuts tasted stale and even the olives seemed to be from a jar purchased from a wholesale food club. The main course was equally tasteless....More

Thank Nam S
Reviewed January 21, 2014

The food was okay, the service average... the cost was high. Not a place I'd put on my list to repeat (although I did give it two tries).

Thank txzaza
Reviewed January 9, 2014

I have been here on a couple of occasions - with my wife and with a larger group from work. In both cases, the server was very attentive, appetizers and food was very good and overall it was a very good experience.

Thank SN019
Reviewed December 24, 2013

It was recommended to me to “experience” Nicola’s several years ago and I have “experienced” this wonderful place several times as the draw being the “eggplant” appetizer as well as the bar area and the expanse it offers. It sits away from the dining area...More

Thank bpeters500
Reviewed November 30, 2013

This is good going restaurant its nice and clean, food is good the service is slow prices are not that bad. But if you really want an authentic italian restaurant with amazing food,service, clean, prices etc. There's is Valentinos italiano ristorante! In Rowlett TX.

Thank Lee J
Reviewed November 20, 2013

We visited this restaurant the first night we were in Dallas and LOVED it! There were 6 adults, and 3 kids under the age of 8. The lounge where you can have a drink before your table is ready very comfortable and the staff is...More

Thank Hawaii2009for3
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Nicola's is a great upscale Italian restaurant in the Shops at Legacy, which has a lot of other restaurants and shops to patronize. Dinner is good, but the happy hour deals are phenomenal!

Thank Logan1216
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Always wonderful. Fresh Italian food with wonderful service. One of my favorite restaurants at the Shops at Legacy. The lunch specials are a really good value also.

Thank PhishPhanatic
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Nice ambience and a great menu make it a great dining choice. Service is courteous but could be a more attentive.

Thank Dinesh D
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Paula N
December 2, 2016|
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Response from Jedda1 | Reviewed this property |
Not completely sure, but there is a wide variety of fish, poultry and meat dishes to supplement the pastas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $48
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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, Plano, TX 75024-7100
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Plano
  • Phone Number: +1 972-608-4455
  • E-mail
Welcome to Nicola's Ristorante Italiano, the award-winning restaurant in Plano's The Shops at Legacy. You will love our authentic, hand-crafted Italian cuisine. We use centuries old recipes handed down in the old country for generations. All pasta is hand-made on site, sauces are created from scratch, we bake our own bread in our wood-burning oven and groceries are delivered twice a day to insure market-fresh ingredients. The only freezer we have in the kitchen is for gelato! Relax in the whimsical, sophisticated design which includes an active bar and adjoining lounge, private, high-backed booths, curtained nooks for romantic dinners and seating on the mezzanine overlooking all the action below. Our popular patio areas out front and to the side are delightful for happy hour, lunch or dinner dining, or simply the best people watching in town.
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