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“nice lil Italian place”

Nicola's Italian Restaurant
Ranked #143 of 686 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: I grew up back and forth between Sicily and NY. I have great memories of Sicily. Especially my family and the great food. The food is made using fresh ingredients and with each bite you can taste the love that went into preparing it. That is what I want for patrons of Nicola's to experience. Each bite of each dish....fresh and delicious. Just the way true Italian cuisine should be. The pasta is made fresh in house daily. The bread is made fresh in house daily. And everything else, including the salad dressings are made fresh in house.
Southport, North Carolina, United States
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“nice lil Italian place”
Reviewed June 17, 2012

we were looking for some place different to go besides the usual chain restaurants and came across Nicola's. Casual and low key atmosphere,great food,good wine.Staff was familiar with food allergies including gluten which is a plus.Would definitely go back.

Visited April 2012
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian Cuisine”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Nicola's consistently delivers delicious Italian cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Visited May 2012
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Louisville, Kentucky
Level 6 Contributor
380 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Great italian food, fresh to order, with gluten free options”
Reviewed May 3, 2012 via mobile

Ate here late one night; came because of gluten free options and was not dissapointed. Had Pesto Penne with chicken and cleaned my plate! Prices were very reasonable as well. Will dine here again.

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Wilmington
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Everything is good here!”
Reviewed April 21, 2012

I got the manicotti here and it was delicious! Very soft and cheesy. The service here is always good as well as the food. This is a great restaurant to come to if you want some great italian food.

Visited April 2012
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Thank Mark H
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
367 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Fun place to eat with friends.”
Reviewed April 15, 2012

Have enjoyed including this restaurant as a place to go with a date or friends. The food is good, but I have to admit that I usually get the clams or mussels (I prefer the white sauce) and a salad. Make sure to get the bread and roasted garlic for dipping! The calamari is also pretty good. The entrees sound delicious and are priced as such. A wood fire is used to prepare most grilled items and I'm sure would enhance the flavor. I would enjoy seeing a better wine list and one that is not as overpriced, but have seen worse. Service can also be a but slow at times, but it's always offered with a smile.

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