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Nicky's Lionhead Tavern & Grille


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Chicken Strips
Lightly​ breaded boneless chicken breast tenders, deep fried and served with your choice of BBQ sauce or ranch dressing. Served with fries.
Mozzarella Cheese Logs
Four chewy mozzarella cheese stix wrapped in crispy won ton skins, seasoned and served with French fries and marinara sauce.
Jalapeno Poppers
Five jalapeno peppers, lightly breaded and stuffed with cream cheese. Served with French fries and ranch dressing.
Nicky's Homemade Spinach and Artichoke Heart Dip
Nicky's own mix of hot bubbling cheeses, artichokes, spinach and special spices. Served with toasted ciabatta and crispy corn chips. Delicious.
Chicken Quesadilla
Chunks​ of chicken, refried beans, green chiles, sour cream, mild red chile sauce and a blend of 3 cheeses between 2 flour tortillas. Then we grill it and serve it with our homemade salsa. No substitutions.
With taco meat +1.75
Nachos Supreme
A big bowl of crispy tortilla chips covered in melted monterey jack and cheddar cheese sauce. Then topped with tomatoes, jalapenos, black olives, green chiles and scallions.
Vegetable Egg Rolls
Three large crispy egg rolls filled with broccoli, Chinese cabbage, water chestnuts and more. You don't have to be a vegetarian to fall for these. Served with your choice of sweet sour or honey mustard and fries.
Potato Skins
Crispy potato skins covered with our special 3 cheese blend, crumbled bacon and scallions. Served with sour cream on the side
Chewy Wisconsin White Cheese Curds
Nicky's brings you a basket of wisconsin white cheddar curds. Squeaky, cheesy and chewy. Be on the receiving end of these all-pro bites.
Our chefs prepare our soups right here from scratch using the best and freshest ingredients. We are known for great soup. Try some.
Soup of the Day
Ask your waitress what our great soup chefs have cooked up for you today.
Cup 3.75
Bowl 4.75
Nicky's Chili
Nicky's chili is served on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Special spices and lean ground beef go into this thick, rich and hearty chili. Raw onion on request. Shredded cheese or sour cream additional.
Cup 3.99
Bowl 4.99
Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo
Nicky's' homemade gumbo is available Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Chunks of chicken, spicy cajun sausage, celery, onion, green pepper cooked in a dark roux and simmered with Nicky's own special cajun seasonings to form a thick gumbo. Served over rice. Our best seller.
Grilled Chicken Caesar
Crisp romaine lettuce, grated parmesan, crunchy croutons and our own tangy homemade Caesar dressing. Topped with grilled marinated chicken. Served with a breadstick.
Cobb Salad
Crisp iceberg lettuce, smoked turkey, red onion, tomato, bacon pieces, and hard boiled egg. Served with a breadstick and our homemade bleu cheese dressing.
Greek Salad
Mix romaine and iceberg lettuce, toss in fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, black olives, feta cheese and our tangy oregano, feta vinaigrette. Served with a breadstick.
Sante Fe Chicken Salad
Shredded lettuce atop crisp tortillas, with diced tomatoes, black olives, and grilled tequila marinated chicken. Then topped with pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole and Nicky's own sante fe dressing.
All burgers are accompanied with French fries and pickle spear
Smokey Burger
A super sizzler with double cheddar, slices of smoked bacon, sauteed onions and tangy BBQ sauce. Served on a toasted bun.
Cajun Burger
Cajun seasonings and sauce remoulade on this spicy burger will tingle your taste buds.
That Good Ol' Green Bay Burger
An all time favorite. Char broiled to perfection and served with your choice of cheese. This juicy burger is our best selling burger. With everything means: ketchup, pickles, onion and a pat of wisconsin butter.
Burger Ala Francais
Encrusted with peppercorns and sauteed in a burgundy wine sauce. This burger is a real gourmet treat. One of our best sellers. Raw onion is good on this too. Bacon and bleu cheese are additional price.
Spartan Burger
Different and very good. A char broiled burger topped with feta cheese, red onion, black olives and tzaziki sauce .
Please allow 20-25 minutes for pizzas
The Olive Pesto
Nicky's pesto perfecto. Our own olive tapenade, pesto, sun dried tomatoes, green onions, mushrooms and a mixture of feta, bleu and mozzarella cheeses. A house specialty. Sorry, no substitutions
The Ol' Smoky
Grilled​ chicken combined with roasted red peppers, red onion, BBQ sauce and a blend of 3 cheeses. A colorful zesty pizza.
The Real Italian
Fresh mushrooms, onion, pepperoni, Italian sausage and a tomato basil sauce, on top of mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.
The Garden
Mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, black olives, and green peppers with a marinara sauce, makes this one healthy pizza.
The Mediterranean
Mozzarella cheese, black olives, red onion, feta cheese on top of a basil oregano tomato sauce. A natural vegetarian.
All sandwiches served with fries and a pickle
Nicky's Chicken Muffaletta
Our big marinated chicken breast is char grilled, then topped with mozzarella, provolone, genoa salami and johnny's special home made garlicky, olive tapenade. Served on herb ciabatta bread.
Sliced​ and seasoned delicious mix of grilled lamb and beef served on pita bread and topped with tomatoes, onion and tzaziki sauce.
Chicken Francisco
Grilled and marinated chicken breast topped with melted swiss cheese, smoked bacon, sauteed onions and finished with ranch dressing, on ciabatta bread.
Nicky's Thick Cuban
Tender seasoned slow roasted pork and smoked ham topped with swiss cheese on crusty ciabatta bread with mayo, mustard and dill pickles.
Turkey Club
Classic club sandwich. A triple decker is piled high on crusty sourdough with turkey, bacon, tomatoes, lettuce and mayonnaise. a real favorite.
Turkey Reuben
Delicious​ turkey pastrami with sauerkraut and swiss cheese topped with thousand island dressing and served on crusty grilled sourdough.
Nicky's Chicken Souvlakia Wrap
Grilled marinated chicken, red onion, black olives, feta cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, a drizzle of our own Caesar dressing, tzaziki sauce all rolled in a warm tortilla. A Nicky's original.
Another​ Nicky's special. Crusty ciabatta bread is toasted, then topped with ham, genoa salami, provolone and mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, banana peppers and topped with a tangy vinaigrette. A favorite.
Chicken El Greco
Grilled marinated chicken breast topped with feta cheese, black olives, sun dried tomatoes and tzaziki sauce, served on herbed ciabatta.
All entrees served with soup or salad and hot ciabatta bread
Grilled Filet Mignon
Premium USDA choice steer tenderloin, air dried, center cut. This 10 0z. portion of grilled filet mignon is prepared the way you like and served with a creamy baked potato or French fries and steamed vegetables. Served with your choice of soup or side salad.
Ribeye USDA Choice
14​ oz. Of 21 day dry aged USDA choice ribeye steak, char-grilled your way and served with baked potato or French fries, sauteed vegetables and your choice of soup or salad.
Pasta, Pesto and Chicken
A delicious, light and creamy pesto sauce is perfectly matched with grilled chicken, sun dried tomatoes, black olives, scallions and marinated artichoke hearts. Served over penne pasta and topped with feta.
We will gladly blacken your entree for 1.75
Only available on Friday
Pan Fried Walleye
Your choice of sauteed or Nicky's golden breaded walleye fillet, sauteed to golden perfection. Served atop rice pilaf, steamed vegetables and your choice of a house salad or one of Nicky's delicious soups.
Nicky's Award Winning Fish Fry
Crisp, golden perch fillets lightly dusted in our lite homemade breading, and served with your choice of French fries or potato salad, cole slaw, rye bread, butter and raw onion. A green bay favorite.
Blackened Tuna Sandwich
Tuna steak, (6 oz.) blackened with Nicky's cajun recipe spices, topped with feta cheese, our olive tapenade and finished with lemon pepper garlic sauce. Served on focaccia with skin on fries.
Chicken Tenders
Golden chicken strips served with fries.
Mozzarella Stix
Creamy mozzarella wrapped in crispy won-ton skins.
Mini Corn Dogs
With fries and a pickle
Grilled Cheese
With fries and a pickle
Hacker Pschorr Weisse
Labatt Blue
Sam Adams Seasonal
Ask​ your server what Sam's is on tap this season
Newcastle Nut Brown Ale
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
Blue Moon
Smithwicks Irish Ale
Spotted Cow
Coors Light
Established in 1981, Nicky's Lionhead Restaurant is located right down in the heart of De Pere, Wisconsin, just a few blocks from the Fox River and St. Norbert College. We provide amazing service and excellent food in an environment you are sure to love! From scrumptious burgers, tasty Gumbo, to pizza and our signature sandwich The Garibaldi, Nicky's has a wide variety on the menu. We even have great appetizers like authentic Door County Cheese Curds! Take in all the beautiful woodwork while watching your favorite sports team on one of our TVs or enjoy the company of family friends in an atmosphere where we make sure our guests feel comfortable.
$6 - $27
Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and I stopped in for a weekday lunch while running errands in the area. The ambiance was nice, though likely quieter than usual given the time of day. Our meals were both yummy and the service was good. It was a little pricy for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mary L
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Went there Saturday night - excellent as always. My husband had the baked haddock - outstanding. I had the chicken bacon salad - excellent. ***Have the spinach dip - they make it in house - to die for!**

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gablenlombard
Reviewed February 7, 2019

We used to live in this area but have not been back for awhile. We were in town to visit some friends and we planned on going to Nicky's for lunch at least once while in town. Glad we did, brothers Tom and John still...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bjlinWI
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I stopped in after reading good reviews online. The food and drinks were great (I especially loved the spicy gumbo). The nicest touch was the hospitality! The owner of the bar, Tommy and our waitress were some of the nicest people you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Quags90
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have Friday perch at Nicky’s at least once a month. Great atmosphere and service - always greeted with a smile. Recommend getting reservations for even better service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank richardf798
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The place is really attractive inside with a lot of woodwork. The bar is something to see. The food was good and the carrot cake for dessert was really GOOD!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Naomi S
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

4 Good Ole Green Bay Burgers and 4 Guinness tappers...it doesn’t get better than that. And on the weekends they have the best onion rings in the area...thanks Johnny.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank bushmckay
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Nicky’s was recommended by a local and it has not disappointed. Good food, beer selection, atmosphere and service.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tpognant
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite bar in Depere. The atmosphere is very warm and friendly. They have really good food. Nothing too fancy. Lots of dark wood work and interesting decor.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Derek B
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

We have a new favorite tavern. It’s classic. Authentic historic building in a perfect location. Menu is too much! Our food was unbelievable. Bartender was attentive to the bar and restaurant customers. Can’t wait to go back.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jessie C
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