Food is good. Service is betterThe service at table and the bar was excellent. Unfortunately my Chilean seabass was extremely dry/over cooked. However, we plan to give it another try.6/14/2013 12:00:00 AMNicola's was amazing. We hadNicola's was amazing. We had such a hard time deciding what to eat, we kept telling ourselves "next time....". Every dish was delicious, and we loved the atmosphere. We will definitely be going back.6/8/2013 12:00:00 AMThis is one of our favoriteThis is one of our favorite places to eat. We always get incredible service and the food is outstanding. We enjoy sitting outside and enjoying the sights and sounds with a glass of wine.6/7/2013 12:00:00 AMThe best Italian in The Metroplex.The food is genuine Italian. The best fettuccine ever, but my favorite dish is the gnocchi. It is not on the menu any more, but the chef has made it for me the last two times that we have gone there.5/26/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent Highly RecommendMy husband had the braised short ribs and I had the pumpkin ravioli. The food was excellent and we received excellent service. It was our anniversary and we wanted somewhere with a quiet personal atmosphere. Nicola's surpassed our expectations. I highly recommend!5/23/2013 12:00:00 AMVery good, fresh food, inVery good, fresh food, in a relaxed atmosphere. Great wait staff, and the service was top notch. Would recommend for special occasions or dinner out.5/23/2013 12:00:00 AMNicola's has their A-game backMy husband and I frequent this restaurant about every 3-4 weeks. We often ask for a booth with our reservations and they are wonderful about accomodating us. The new chef and staff have been dilligent about offerring specials and fish dishes on a regular basis. We often feel we are back in some of the European restaurants we have enjoyed where daily specials are commonplace depending on the seasons. Go back if you have not been in a while. You will be glad you did!5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMBe sure to have a Bellinitini!Be sure to have a Bellinitini! They are awesome! I had the short rib and took more than enough home for
another meal for two. So tender...... Awesome cannoli for desert!5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMBeautiful, Delicious, & FriendlyWe went on Mother's Day and the staff couldn't have been friendlier and made it more special. They gave me a free Mimosa while I waited for our table, and gave each lady a little gift at the end of the delicious meal. The food was gourmet and beautifully presented. My steak was the hit of our table.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMNicola's is consistently very goodFamily brunch for mothers day. We had two young kids, both a bit to handle sometimes. The staff was outstanding, attentive and patient. The only reason they aren't five stars is the calamari was pretty bland, and my risotto a tad undercooked. The scallops were outstanding, the pizza was loved by the kids. Overall, It was a very enjoyable meal and experience. We've been there many times, never disappointed.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMSuperb food and serviceWe ate here to celebrate my husband's birthday. There are a lot of great options in the menu. The food was fantastic. Each item was cooked perfectly and arrive with great timing. There was little waiting between course and yet you were not rushed. The service was prompt, polite and efficient. Our waiter was knowledgable about all of the menu items and wines. This was a great experience and we have had equal experiences here in the past. The food and service are very consistent. This will continue to be a favorite restaurant.5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMStill Very Good But Slipping A BitAs always, the food was very well prepared and arrived in a timely fashion. And although our waitress was knowledgeable of and helpful with the menu, the service that usually accompanies the meal was a little lacking. Nothing too serious, but just some of the typical things we have come to expect from Nicola's (e.g. offering ground pepper w/o requesting it multiple times, offering balsamic vinegar with Caprese Salad, bringing an additional plate when splitting a salad, etc.). We'll return again and hopefully experience the standard of service we've come to expect.5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMIt was a friend's birthday.It was a friend's birthday. The food was excellent. The wine selection includes the most famous national and international wines and the service was superb. Thank you!!!4/29/2013 12:00:00 AMThis place is great. It wasThis place is great. It was a friend's birthday and we enjoyed our entries.
The menu was assorted with a large variety of Italian specialties and the wine list was complete with California and the most renewed international wines.
The service was superb.
Thank you.4/29/2013 12:00:00 AMOur waiter Justin B made ourOur waiter Justin B made our 45th anniversary extra special with his attention to detai and recommendations.4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMWonderful eveningWe went for my husband's birthday and enjoyed the whole evening. We started with a glass of wine on the patio, it was a beautiful night. Then we went upstairs to our table and enjoyed the entire dinner from appetizer to desert. The atmosphere was wonderful.
We will be coming back again soon.4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent Northern ItalianExcellent Northern Italian in the Shops of Legacy. Homemade pastas are excellent and the fish plates are outstanding as well.4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMVery nice evening - sat outsideVery nice evening - sat outside - food & service were great - one of my favorite restaurants - had lasagna - very good made with homemade pasta, chicken & artichoke hearts - don't miss profiteroles for dessert - cream puffs with gelato drizzled with chocolate - fantastic4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food's pretty tasty andThe food's pretty tasty and there are decent wine options. Definitely recommend it.4/3/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat!We discovered Nicola's on a recent visit to Plano. We had such a great experience the first night so we went back the next night! The staff are great and the service was excellent!3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMAlways GoodAttentive service delivered well-prepared dining experience. Worthy of a return visit to experience outdoor dining.3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMI'd previously been to happyI'd previously been to happy hours at Nicola's, and the food was always great, so I decided to take my wife for a birthday lunch. It did not disappoint. The waiter was attentive, but not intrusive, and described the menu in good detail. We had an appetizer of calamari which was perfectly cooked and delicious. Then we opted for the lunch special, which was an offering of ceaser salad, breaded sole, and a desert. Perfect portions, on a "bento" style platter, and excellent value for money.
This tops my list of favorite places to eat, and with 1,000 dining points on offer it's a no-brainer.3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food and experience isThe food and experience is always consistently good. And, unlike many other restaurants in the area, you can actually have a business conversation effectively while dining.3/20/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat place. It has becomeGreat place. It has become our "go-to" spot.
Scotty is awesome. Justice, too.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMFood was exceptional. LiterallyFood was exceptional. Literally fell off the bone. Looking forward to going back.3/12/2013 12:00:00 AMMy Client's favorite; and mine too!Always great! It is my client's favorite place for lunch and I can certainly understand why. Great place for business lunch with great food and service. Amy client will feel special here.3/4/2013 12:00:00 AM