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Nico Restaurant

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San Carlos & Ocean Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-6545
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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SW London
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place (which is called Enzo now, I believe) on a little wander in the town on a lazy afternoon. Looked at the menu and seemed good enough so decided to return that evening for dinner. Staff were welcoming and chatty and once food arrived it was all decent stuff. Wait staff not overly attentive (for example, never refilled... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this place. The food was great, the service was excellent, and we had THE BEST bottle of Cabernet. Would definitely recommend!

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Carmel, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I am a local and have been dining at the Patisserie Boissiere for years. Located on Mission between Ocean and 7th Avenues, it could not be more conveniently situated. It offers a broad selection of concoctions my favorite being their splendid Boeuf Bourguignon. A huge bonus is the dining room is quiet which makes it possible to enjoy conversation without... More 

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japan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Lovely restaurant called Enzo. I guess the name has changed from Nico ? Great place with a lovely fireplace. I highy recommend the homemade crab ravioli...so tasty and delicious. The risotto is also very nice served with fresh vegetable.

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Thank MATI91
Charleston, South Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I'll start off by saying that I believe this place is now called Enzo's and it's deff not "permanently closed" as trip advisor and Yelp are saying. I am Italian and know amazing Italian food ... let me just tell you this meal BLEW ME AWAY. I wish I lived closer so I could go back (on the east coast).... More 

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minnesota
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

First I have to say, not sure if the name is Nico's or Enzo. But stopped in here hungry and tired after walking around to galleries. The warm fresh bread served with their "secret sauce" was something so delicious, I couldn't stop thinking about it. The next day after hiking in the morning, my husband and I wanted to go... More 

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Carmel, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016

My wife and I agree that this is the best ambiance in Carmel if you are looking for a quiet and romantic place to dine for a date night or anniversary dinner. They have a cozy fireplace inside that warms up the place and makes it feel very special. I ordered the crab ravioli and WOW! I ended up ordering... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stopped in here for lunch and sat on the small patio which was a little too sunny but was beautiful. Service is great and the pizzas are delicious!

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Thank terithienhaus
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here last night. The new name is Dali. We chose Manzoni Pinot Noir which was amazing. Highly recommend it. I ordered the breaded eggplant and fresh mozzarella as an appetizer. The presentation was lovely with 4 layers of eggplant and cheese. The eggplant was room temperature/ to cool which is not what I expected. It was bland. Both... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Popped in here on a whim for a casual dinner and enjoyed a great meal. With great wine of course. Prices seemed reasonable / normal for this tourist town and portions ideal. Had fun chatting with the owner and our fun server too. Lost a star due to cold, unimpressive "minestrone" which was really just vegetables and a light broth,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Carlos & Ocean Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-6545

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