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Nicola's Ristorante

5800 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024
+1 972-608-4455
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (21 reviews)
“focaccia” (5 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
All hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5800 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to host evening get together and dinners for friends and colleagues. Good selection of wines, liquors. Excellent and good size portion menu options.

Thank Divya N
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We have been back already. Great service and nice people. Amazing appetizers and so many choices for main course. It is not cheap but very nice for a special occasion. If you are on a budget they have great pizzas for about $12 person so...More

Thank H9731RArobertl
Reviewed 19 June 2017

High end Italian restaurant in great location, unique menu items, great bar and wines, Prices are are bit high and good happy hour

Thank Lotsoftravel328
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Surprisingly slow service. First Course, First Hour Flatbread-Just one option-Focaccia Nicola (parmigiano, pecorino, rosemary, cracked black pepper) Second Course, Second Hour House Salad or Ceasar Salad (How hard is it to make a salad?) Third Course, Third Hour A choice of salmon, chicken, or two...More

1  Thank hrs314
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for our monthly couples dining out dinner. This is a very nice restaurant. It was our first visit and we very much enjoyed it. The food was very good, the service was excellent and the bill was timely and correct. Very impressive for...More

Thank bad4bob
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Was in town with a few coworker and decided to check this restaurant out for a nice dinner. Was kinda empty when we arrived, but quickly filled up on the patio after an hour. Food was pretty good, not as good as some other places,...More

Thank cunni1jb
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

One of the yummiest restaurants I've been to. Pasta with homemade sausage and broccoli rabe in garlic. My friend had pasta with homemade Bolognese. Both entrées were delicious. The dessert was definitely the highlight. Zeppoles with Nutella, cooked to perfection with Raspberry sauce and ice...More

Thank luluk565
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Nicola's was a pleasant surprise for us. My colleague and I were perusing the Legacy Shops trying to decide between sushi, barbecue, Mexican, (no steaks - that was slated for the following evening with the customer we were visiting), when we both stumbled upon Nicola's...More

Thank Chang- G
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I was here with a business colleague just recently and we decided to try this place out. I wish we had gone with our initial choice of a steakhouse but since I fancied Italian food, we decided to try this place out. A few comments:...More

Thank Kashbcn
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The atmosphere is great, the service is very high but the food was surprisingly average. Alfredo noodles were a bit over cooked, as was the calamari. Not enough to send back, not enough to return.

Thank MrBobW8
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Paula N
2 December 2016|
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Response from Jedda1 | Reviewed this property |
Not completely sure, but there is a wide variety of fish, poultry and meat dishes to supplement the pastas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 48
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Plano
  • Phone Number: +1 972-608-4455
  • E-mail
Welcome to Nicola's Ristorante Italiano, the award-winning restaurant in Plano's The Shops at Legacy.

You will love our authentic, hand-crafted Italian cuisine. We use centuries old recipes handed down in the old country for generations. All pasta is hand-made on site, sauces are created from scratch, we bake our own bread in our wood-burning oven and groceries are delivered twice a day to insure market-fresh ingredients. The only freezer we have in the kitchen is for gelato!

Relax in the whimsical, sophisticated design which includes an active bar and adjoining lounge, private, high-backed booths, curtained nooks for romantic dinners and seating on the mezzanine overlooking all the action below. Our popular patio areas out front and to the side are delightful for happy hour, lunch or dinner dining, or simply the best people watching in town.
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