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Great graduation dinner for our family of 12!
We've been coming here for 4 years now, each time we visit our son at college, and absolutely love this place!!! Wonderful staff, food is consistently delicious, and super ambiance...we've tried so many dishes and they've all been great!
Amazing authentic Italian food. We had the rigatoni, the spaghetti and meatball, and the prime rib. We also had a Chianti wine. Everything was absolutely magnificent. We I've never had a better Italian meal.
We are in Boston once a year and always make time to visit Nico's. The best pasta and service!
Italian food in a cozy gem in the North end. Daily specials are amazing. Would recommend reservations.
Fantastic server, and service in general!
Food was great! We were seated in the lower level, and at first I was not pleased with the seating. Reservations were made a month in advance. But after we met our server and got our food, it was a wonderful experience!!
Consistently provided excellent food and servive.
Sometimes there is a wait even with a reservation but just relax and have a drink at the bar. The wait is worth it.
Like most of the North End restaurants, Nico was very cozy. Our server suggested a great Pinot Grigio for my wife and her friend while I had a great Super Tuscan by the glass. Our reservation was for 6;00, and we were seated by 6:10... Our 3 meals were amazing, with the freshest made pasta.. We have never been disappointed with the North End restaurants we have gone to, and Nico is one of the best!!
Had a large group of 10 and we were well taken care of. We put the selection of food in the hands of the chef and server. They asked our likes and dislikes, and delivered a great meal for all. Highly recommend.
Our new date go-to❣️
My second Saturday in a row having dinner here. Spot on once again. I went off the menu and the chef made me lobster stuffed crapes. Highly recommend once again!
Best meatball I’ve ever had!! My friends mom from Italy is the only person to come close. Highly recommend this authentic spot in the best Little Italy I’ve ever visited.
Food was excellent and the service was great! Would definitely go back!!
Mixed review from my group of five. Two of us thought their meals were good, two thought their meals were below average and one was neutral. I had the carbonara and thought the richness of the cheese was very lacking. Everything, which included 5 appetizers shared by the group were just ‘eh’. Rather than bore you with everyone’s individual meal Nico was not one of them. It’s also cramped (frequently a problem in the neighborhood I realize) and noisy and we had to wait almost 40 minutes to be seated past our reservation time. Make sure you’re sitting upstairs not downstairs when you set up your reservation too; it’s cramped, noisy & windowless- a true brownstone basement turned dining area with sewage pipes covered by curtains. The saving grace for this review is that our waiter was outstanding and the food came out very quickly. If you’re paying the bill for a big group & meaningful celebration pick another location, but if it’s a dinner for two maybe this would be a decent night out/experience.
We had a table of 4 and have never been so cramped at a restaurant. Like eating when flying on economy.
Great service and food
Sat in the basement which wasn’t the greatest
But highly recommend!!
Great place, but you don’t need a television in the restaurant, if I wanted to watch tv I would stay home!
What an amazing place! James was the best waiter i have ever had. 5 stars no questions asked.
Fabulous dinner in a small classy restaurant in the North End. Patrons were dressed in casual to formal. Meals were priced well for the North End, great wine selection, and excellent service. I would definitely go back and eat at Nico's again.
sit at the bar
enjoy your dinner
brienne is an amazing bartender
Small place right on point with service and food. Really enjoyed this restaurant. Homemade pastas were fantastic!
Excellent food and service. We were a bit late for our reservation due to city traffic but the hostess nicely held the table. Our waiter Alex was outstanding. Great recommendations and knowledge. The burrata salad was exceptional.
Food was pretty good, but a little bit pricey for what you get. There are many delicious restaurants in the north end with cheaper prices and just as good food. Wait staff was phenomenal and attentive.
Plates did not all come out at same time for group of 8. Otherwise very good dinner.
We got to Nico 20 minutes before our reservation. 10-15 minutes after our reservation was set to start, we began checking in with the hostess about when our table would be ready. It wasn’t until ~30 minutes after our reservation was supposed to start that we were finally seated (so we were waiting for ~50 minutes). We checked multiple times with the hostess about the status of our table and we were given various answers, such as the table was being cleared now and would be ready soon; and the table was still occupied by customers that had already paid but haven’t gotten up yet. Which is it? At one point we saw two different parties around 7-9 people each being seated ahead of us. We almost ended up taking a table next door because the wait was both ridiculously long and we were getting mixed messages from the hostess about when our table would be ready.
The food was pretty good, albeit a bit pricey. The space is nice although a bit tight.
Nico's is my favorite restaurant in the North End. Period! The service is fast and efficient and the food and wine menu and pricing is great. My only complaint this time was that it was very, very, warm in the restaurant. It did take something away from the meal. However, that being said, this is the place for a memorable fun meal.
My family had a fantastic time at Nico. We were able to enjoy incredible Italian food and have a great time. Our waiter was amazing, and the ambiance of the entire restaurant was beautiful.
Food was delicious. We had a larger party so it was nice to have a place that takes reservations. One of our seats was not ideal (shoved between a pole and the bathrooms 👎🏻)
Has a very limited liquor selection (flavored vodka) but the food was delicious 😋
Great place. It was Marathon Monday night (Patriots Day in Boston) so we had a hard time finding places. I pick Nico because it sounded good and was available. I was greatly surprised. Food was good, service was excellent. It is a tad noisy but that has more to do with other loud parties nearby. I recommend this restaurant. Nice place!
Solid meal & service.
hostess was very rude!
Great waiter, great environment. The pork was terrible and I was convinced to get it. The meat was tougher than Mike Tyson. It being my birthday it was a huge letdown, having shelled out 500 for a nice dinner. Guess I'll stick to the spaghetti and meatballs cuz who could mess that up
Great selection of food. We have friends over from CA and everyone enjoyed every dish we ordered. Wine that was recommended to us (Syrah) was great. Our server Eddie was great. We were a party of 14, so the table in the basement and was a little tight. But we had no much fun, we did not care.
Excellent food and service, however we were seated 40 minutes after our reservation.
The food is impeccable. The service was impeccable. I was able to order something 'off menu' and they accommodated my request. Amazing experience. Will definitely return!
Great food, great service. Atmosphere was nice, but very close corners in a small space which can raise the noise level and sometimes hard to hear the server and talk to your dinner companions.
But, having said that, I definitely go back and would recommend it to friends. Just know it’s pribabky going to be a bit noisy and a bit cramp, but food is worth it.
My sister and I enjoyed the fabulous food! All of the waiters are outstanding. This restaurant is small so the tables are small and close together and the room was extremely noisy the evening we went, but overall our experience was good.