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Nicky's Thai Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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856 Western Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1716
+1 412-321-8424
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank swatson48
Florence, South Carolina
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109 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Earl_of_Doncaster
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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182 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank MSC73
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank lwaddell30
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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346 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice small neighborhood restaurant with excellent food. Portions are large. They don't have a liquor license but you can take your own wine. Their menu is extensive and service is quick. Highly recommend.

Thank Sandi0615
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Thai cuisine at Nicky's is as real as it gets. An assorted variety of tastes for the palate, some of which I may not be adventurous enough to try. Nicely served and with attention to presentation, as well. We stopped in for lunch early and within minutes the place was packed. The place could use a little touch up... More 

Thank tibizzi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Visited Western Avenue location to try something new in reliance on Trip Advisor standing. Hostess and server were attentive and helpful. Drinks were refilled without prompting. Server recommended the Lamb entree which I tried and thoroughly enjoyed, I was hungry but portions were more than enough for me and I took some home. I went middle of the road on... More 

Thank Kevoboland
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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157 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I went here for lunch prior to seeing a show downtown. I arrived early so there was no need to make a reservation. Lunch entrees include either a soup of the day or a tossed salad. I opted for the salad which came with a delicious pineapple dressing. For my entree I had chicken teriyaki with rice. Both were very... More 

Thank Arlene M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had a late lunch and enjoyed sitting in the courtyard area. Service was good. Food was milder than we typically eat at Thai restaurants. Server said 5 was similar to jalepeno so we went with that. Food as prepared was very mild. Wish we would have ordered about a 6 or 7. Food was good otherwise.

Thank Tom C
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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46 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Ambience is very good. Good place to hang out with friends and family. Food is good.. has some traditional thai touch with it.

Thank kajalanajwala

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
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?