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160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
+1 732-345-9977
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (28 reviews)
“suckling pig” (14 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (8 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Nicholas is a restaurant that we’ve known about for many years. Its reputation was one of high end and high price, so we hadn’t tried it. However, for a special wedding anniversary we thought we’d try it. What we found was that it was far...More

1  Thank GoodToGoinNJ
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We dined at Restaurant Nicholas with another couple, all I have to say is this was by far the best dining experience I have had is a very long time. We all decided on the six course tasting menu, we were in heaven. The food...More

1  Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We travel the world. We've had great food. The food, service and ambiance here is great. One of the best restaurants in New Jersey.

Thank Scarletknight29
Reviewed 14 August 2015

My wife and I went to Bar N's vaunted Lobster Sunday's recently and for the most part came away very impressed and somewhat surprisingly, very full. We arrived around 7pm last week and immediately found a cozy high top table. The front staff was their...More

Thank KenSue26B
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

From appetizers to desserts, high quality, perfectly prepared, beautifully presented, creative culinary delights. Superb service. For a truly memorable dining experience, Nicholas is at the very top of the list.

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

If you want to splurge this is the place to go. We went for our anniversary and it was amazing. 5 star with valet!

Thank Suzanne O
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Though an expensive meal by any definition, Nicholas is worth it. Food is perfectly prepared, and seasoned just right. The staff is friendly and professional. The room is comfortable and quiet. We went to Nicholas for a special occasion. We knew it by its reputation....More

1  Thank LibnSue
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Enjoyable full tasting menu for an anniversary dinner and perhaps a birthday. Do much prefer a less exhaustive dinner at the bar with a bottle of wine. Perfect date night for two!

Thank catdetriz
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

The three course bar menu is always amazing. Had a great time,as you always meet interesting folks here. I first ate here the first week nicholas opened, and still come back all the time. Craig, in the bar, really knows his wines. Truly the best.

Thank Bones57
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We wanted somewhere nice to take my daughter for her last night visiting, but also wanted to stay casual. Dinner at the bar fulfilled it all. Great food, outstanding service and friendly diners at the bar.

Thank BJT915
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2 October 2017|
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Response from WJC3 | Reviewed this property |
They have relaxed the dress code to business casual, no shorts but many guys will be wearing sport coats here without ties.
Roberta S
26 August 2016|
Response from LB-likes2travel | Reviewed this property |
Wish I could offer specifics, but we ate there only once & it was a few months ago. I recall that their online menu was pretty close to what was actually offered (not always the case), so you should take a look at their... More
Roberta S
26 August 2016|
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Response from theresaandjohnd | Reviewed this property |
I am SO SORRY to just be seeing this now! It is an American menu, steaks, fish, some pasta dishes. EVERYTHING is wonderful!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 am
5:30 pm - 9:30 am
5:30 pm - 9:30 am
5:30 pm - 9:30 am
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
    (Bt. Navesink River Rd & Pine Street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Bank train station
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-345-9977
  • E-mail
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