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Nick's Next Door

11 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7042
+1 408-402-5053
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (21 reviews)
“duck confit” (19 reviews)
“abalone” (21 reviews)
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11 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7042
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A new neighborhood favorite! We had dinner here last week with some friends and had a great evening. My wife loves eating outside and Mick's had a lovely patio. This is a big plus for her. My sea bass was perfect and kobe burger was...More

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 1 week ago

For such a busy eatery, they do not slide on great food. Service with a smile and welcoming attitude started our dinner off just right. The menu changes, so on return visits, we go with the chef's delights! Asparagus is my fav, roasted in truffle...More

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reserved the back room for a small party (8 people) and it turned out great. The service was outstanding, food was excellent. No crazy extra charges like some places do. Highly recommended!

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

ok- sitting outside in an area enclosed in plastic. How about a fan? it was 90 + outside and there we sweltered. Abalone. Not getting it tasted similar to calimari and it was drenched in oily butter stuff ( as were the green beans underneath)....More

1  Thank tomuchtravel
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We were lucky and were able to be seated for lunch without reservations, however they told us you normally need them. The seating was a bit cramped, very hard to get in/out without bumping a table. The menu was small but with items that were...More

Thank StormyMarin
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was taken there for my birthday from friend who raved about it. I like the setting and service and, I'm embarrassed to admit, can't remember one single thing or or meal mates ate, which kind of tells me that I was underwhelmed. Don't get...More

Thank Paul D W
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Nick's Next Door is my go-to restaurant for couples night, when our kids are in town and we want a terrific dinner out. Everything is delicious. Unlike other restaurants where I have my favorite dishes and I tend to order them faithfully, Nick's has so...More

Thank AnytimeTravelChick
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Abalone, Duck foie gras says it all. Great food and nice atmosphere with excellent service. Can't wait to return

Thank soifdawg
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Nicks has been the most consistent restaurant in Los Gatos for many years. The menu is varied but stable.every dish is very well made.The duck confit is the best you can ever eat anywhere with the brown sauce..Yum

Thank Amir H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The problem with becoming too popular is that standards can drop, and there is pressure to rush service to fit as many patrons as possible. We have been here several times before and its always been delightful, but our last visit was very disappointing. We...More

Thank brendan l
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29 May 2017|
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Response from Reed W | Reviewed this property |
They can prepare for anyone, including children.
16 March 2017|
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Response from MarkRobertsUvita | Reviewed this property |
Dress up a little for dinner. It is a nice place.
Mary C
27 August 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7042
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-402-5053
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