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“OK Home-Town Diner”
Review of Nick's Restaurant

Nick's Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 54 Restaurants in Xenia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Xenia
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“OK Home-Town Diner”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

We eat at Nick's once or twice a year vowing never to back but we do. Onion rings and other fried veggies are really good: shades of the old Sa-Ha-Do, Nick's predecessor. However, none of the meat items we have tried come up to any sort of reasonable standard whether fried or grilled. In actuality, Nick's is a restaurant belly-uped to a bar and has a bar feel no matter where you are seated. Not really a family place.

  • Visited March 2013
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Dayton, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Just an OK dinner”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

The kids and I went out for dinner after seeing reviews of this restaurant in the local paper. They won several awards for their wings so we wanted to try them out.
When we entered we were surprised at how small the inside seat was as this turned out to be bar serving food. With kids, of course there has to be the bathroom visit as soon as we get there to make them happy. The bathrooms are very dirty and hated to have to even enter them.
When food came the kids dinners were chicken fingers, one with fries and one with home made chips, both chicken fingers and the chips were over done.
I had the wings with their award winning sweet hot damn sauce and they were good but not worth driving for, Overall our visit was just OK and definitely not worth driving back for, I was hoping to find a local business to support and enjoy their food to get away from the chains - my search will have to continue.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Scott E
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New Carlisle, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
187 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Local place with good food”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

We had some great burgers in this local pub. Full of local folks, very casual, loud with a lot of hard drinking going on but good service at a reasonable price. The fried pickles were a good start to a decent meal.

  • Visited June 2013
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New Lebanon, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love this local place”
Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

I love Nick's! A Nick Burger is a must but then again I've never had anything bad there. All the servers are very friendly. Cheap and great drinks. After your meal you are treated with a free homemade cookie. If you live here or from out of town I totally recommend Nicks

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Siesta Key, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Good, not health conscience”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Most of Nick's dinners provide you with plenty of food - I just find it hard to eat anything "healthy" while dining there.

Visited November 2012
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