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Nick's Spaghetti House

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631 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-254-5633
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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110 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A good old-fashioned Italian pasta palace! Nick's has been here since forever, and hopefully will be for more ever. None of your hoity-toity fancy foodie gourmet pretensions here, just classic spaghetti/ravioli/gnocci etc. with the 3 or so classic sauces. Try the salads! They give the lie to the myth that iceberg lettuce has to be boring. Service is good, wine... More 

Thank JHBrewer
Richmond, Canada
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1,129 reviews
994 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I've been patronizing Nick's since I was in my 20's, so long ago that I can't remember when. We ordered the spaghetti and meat sauce (still a deal at under $16 each). I can remember when that same dish sold for under $10. Not too much has changed other than the tables seem to be much closer together and parking... More 

Thank Renegade225
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401 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were in the area and remembered this place from a long time ago so thought we'd give it a try. We came in on a Saturday night about 7:30pm. Seated immediately. Older decor throughout the place including the stained menus. We ordered the traditional spaghetti and a gnocchi dish. Spaghetti was the basic which was just OK. The gnocchi... More 

Thank LLHH
Surrey, Canada
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went here late yesterday with a group of friends. We have all dined here on and off since the 60's. Got here late and had only a short wait. The food is still great with healthy portions.

1 Thank Eastendboyvan
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

when you walk into Nicks you get a sense your back in the 1960's. The staff are super friendly, very warm and inviting. The food portions are huge and delicious. The tomato sauce is so fresh and tastes homemade. very affordable love this place

1 Thank maria c
Maple Ridge, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nick's has been around for a very long time. When you enter the restaurant you know it's going to be good because the amazing, home-style Italian aromas hit you...Although the decor is not sleek and modern -- the attention to detail is where it should be which is in the FOOD, the glorious food. No one makes better meatballs in... More 

2 Thank Shawna V
Burnaby, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We LOVE Nick's & have been going there for more years than I can remember!!! The food is always piping hot & cooked to perfection & ever so huge portions - always a doggie bag or 2 to go. The service & the staff are so friendly & attentive & just plain wonderful!!! Will be dining there for many more... More 

1 Thank Diane M
Sidney, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

We were looking for a bite to eat after a play we attended at the York theatre next door to Nick's. As we were deciding whether or not to take a chance, a couple were leaving the restaurant and told us it was the best spaghetti they had ever eaten. We stepped inside to an atmosphere that brought us back... More 

Thank MamaBird52
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I remember growing up in this restaurant. The gnocchi is to die for and cheesecake as well. The decor is the same as when I was young but this is exactly what makes this place special. The love is in their food. The tomato and onion salad to start👏

1 Thank Michelle r
Tokyo, Japan
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

My friend raved about Nick's so we went one night with my son. Clearly, the opinions can be divided. They serve old-fashion style spaghetti on checkered tablecloths. The portions are huge and you are expected to take home what you don't finish. We had the spaghetti with meatballs and ribs, the steak with spaghetti and the chicken cacciatore. There wasn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-254-5633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?