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160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908 (Bt. Navesink River Rd & Pine Street)
+1 732-345-9977
17:30 - 09:30
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Sun 17:30 - 09:30
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 09:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

let me start by saying the wait staff service is unbelievable once seated. When I made reservation, i said I had a blind person with me and needed a table that wasn't too narrow with too narrow a space, and i was assured this would not happen. they did give us an adequate size table but what they did instead... More 

2 Thank marlboroAGP
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015

We went for my birthday. There were a lot of birthday celebrations there that night This place is not for the faint of wallet but you should know that going in. This is a moneyed crowd. We are not moneyed people. However at no time does the staff ever make you feel like you are different than anyone else. The... More 

1 Thank newjerseydaisy
Fair Haven, New Jersey, USA
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nicholas is "worth going out of your way", to coin a phrase. The chef is a master of fine culinary creations, service is flawless. Reservations recommended.

1 Thank Ralph W
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304 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

One of the finest dining experiences in this area. Clearly high-end, so don't go searching for coupons. The restaurant, the staff, and the overall experience is fine dining. Valet parking, as you pull in to the lot entrance. Hostesses are friendly and polite - just what you want on entering for a lovely dining experience. Our server was a bit... More 

Thank corptool
Missoula, Montana
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Very high end gourmet food and service. The menu is limited but the chef accommodates every need. There is also a "value" bar menu and the small plates are more than sufficient for this eater. Not a place for those with a large appetite, but the food and service are exquisite. Reservations are a must.

Thank Bluedog23
Red Bank, New Jersey
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Whether you sit in the dining room or at the bar you will enjoy your experience at Nicholas. Please note that the dining room and bar have separate menus. The dining room is a pre-fix menu that serves a set number of courses from the seasonal menu. The bar is a la carte and does not take reservations. Both options... More 

Thank Chrissy46767
Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Arrived for our reservation and we were seated promptly. Our dinners were nicely prepared and enjoyed by both. Service was professional and friendly. Excellent wine list, many choices. We always enjoy it here!

Thank Steve K
Red Bank, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I enjoyed my experience with Nicholas, my only complaint was that the servers hovered at our table, making it a little uncomfortable to enjoy the good food. It was expensive but my wife and I thought it was worth it.

Thank LennyT
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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84 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We go to Nicholas for birthday's and anniversaries and have always been very happy with our choice. Food is consistently over the top and favors delightful. Always a special treat to come here.

Thank terry m
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

After hearing quite a few people rave about Nicholas we decided to treat ourselves for the holidays and try it for ourselves. We had a later reservation time, but decided due to hunger we wanted to eat earlier and our request was met with no issues. We were greeted immediately upon entry and shown our table by a friendly hostess.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 60
American, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 09:30
17:30 - 09:30
17:30 - 09:30
17:30 - 09:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?