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Nicolino's Italian Restaurant

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35325 Date Palm Dr Ste 111, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7032
+1 760-324-0411
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This family run Italian restaurant has a very nice menu, but their specialty seems to be their Pizza which is as good as it comes. Their wine selection is excellent, but they have chosen very good house wines and you will be satisfied with a carafe or two of them. Fun live music on some nights and a very unique... More 

Thank diehardcowboy
mark C, Owner at Nicolino's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you sir. On behalf of the intire staff at Nicolino's we appreciate your review. More 

New York, NY
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nicolino's Italian Restaurant portions are GIGANTIC! I ordered an appetizer of meat balls, which proved to be four meat balls, a main course sized serving! A little side dish of pasta appeared, which size-wise, was also a main course that had a so-so sauce. Looking at my meal, I debated the comparative definitions of the word "feeding" as opposed to... More 

Thank CountyGent
Canmore, Canada
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All 6 of us enjoyed the Italian food. Friendly service. Went back 2 nights later for good takeout pizza. Busy place but not slow. Everyone seemed friendly as we waited for table to be prepared.

Thank Mark E
Winnipeg, Canada
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the chicken parmasen and chicken a la checca with italian sausage. both meals very good and lots to eat. While inside a large birthday party were enjoying them selves.

Thank karenandvelcro
Palm Springs
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This establishment has a separate bar with nightly entertainment that you can gently hear from the dining room. Nice choices from the menu. Service is more than excellent. Large free parking lot; but, it is shared by many businesses in the same strip mall.

Thank pauleU5379CP
Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Went for a late dinner and didn't arrive until about 8:30 and they close at 9 pm. The place was hopping on a Saturday night with music and dancing. But at 9 pm all stopped lol. We had a nice dinner of pasta with Italian sausage and peppers and ricotta. Very tasty and served with garlic bread. It was reasonably... More 

Thank TheresaD0906
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Just had dinner here with friends. The veal Marsala was excellent. My wife had a shrimp pasta special. The sauce was excellent although she was surprised that the tails were left on the shrimp making it a little difficult to eat. Do you eat the tails? Take the tails off with your fingers? Spit the tails out? Or pick the... More 

Thank Alvin W
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The food was actually really good and very reasonably priced. The service was okay but the ambience of the place made it all well worth it. I definitely recommend it for anybody that loves Italian food

Thank Anastasia S
Rancho Mirage, California
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

With all of the new and creative Italian restaurants, this one is old, traditional Italian foods that we used to eat in the 60's and think this was Italian.

Thank awinrm
Cathedral City, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The place is okay & the people are nice, elderly. I went 2 times & was not very impressed. Iam Sorry.Although many people like it

Thank lesliejeanporter2016
mark C, Owner at Nicolino's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, sorry to disappoint you. Mark. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35325 Date Palm Dr Ste 111, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7032
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-324-0411

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