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Nicky's Thai Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
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856 Western Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1716
+1 412-321-8424
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11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Third time here. Food is really excellent, and they have a good variety of dishes. Anytime we are in the area, we always plan to go there.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up eating here three days in a row because someone I know *ahem* got hooked on it the first night. Busy restaurant with amazing options. Helpful staff and fast service make this a perfect choice for lunch or dinner.

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Rochester, New York
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked over last Tuesday evening from a hotel at the convention center. Upon arrival we were asked if we had a reservation. Although we had no reservation & the restaurant was busy, they seated us with no problem. Service was friendly & professional. Started off the meal with jasmine tea & crispy spring rolls, 5 rolls on a bed... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for a late lunch after visiting the Warhol Museum. We were seated immediately and were impressed by the friendly service and menu which featured many of the Thai classics but also a handful of entrees that I've never seen before. I had a curry that is native to Northern Thailand with pineapple, peanuts, peppers, and tofu. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dined here with family. We were all visiting from out of state and my family members had already eaten here twice. It was delicious. I had an eggplant dish. Others ordered the chicken soup and curry. I would definitely go back. We dined at the downtown location.

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Thank mbtraveler0
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to both Pittsburgh locations multiple times and love the food. They have different menus, dahntahn has libations North side is BYOB. What I like best is all the non coconut milk dishes and the spicy stuff. They're great at explaining the dishes and really take care of you. Go there!

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swatson48
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I'm sorry but this restaurant has gone downhill. They are using standard American vegetables like frozen peas and carrots in curries? When I go out for Thai I expect the real deal not something I can make at home by buying some curry sauce and mixing it with Birdseye frozen veggies.

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Florence, South Carolina
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Found this gem while passing through the neighborhood. It was packed on a weeknight and so thought it must have something to offer. We weren't disappointed. We shared a curry that was generously portioned, extremely flavorful and fresh. The service was prompt and pleasant. I would describe the decor as gold-baroque Thai, which makes for an interesting dining experience. The... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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182 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The food is always very good at Nicky's- the best Pad Thai I have had in Pittsburgh to date. The Pineapple Fried Rice is also a top pick. We had a girls' night out to celebrate a friend's birthday, and we had a great night. The restaurant can get busy- be prepared for a short wait on weekend evenings.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I eat at the North Side location regularly. The food is reliably awesome. I have no favorites, because I've enjoyed everything I've ever tried here. If the weather is warm, ask to sit on the patio. I had been eating there for over a year the first time it was offered to me and was blown away by the little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 856 Western Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1716
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-321-8424

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
Glenshaw, PA, United States
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?