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Nick's on South Lake Avenue

336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
+1 626-787-1444
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
“flatbread” (3 reviews)
“laguna beach” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Wine Bar
€€ - €€€
336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After calling 4 other restaurants in the area who would not take more then 6 guests, which I thought was ridiculous !!! I was blessed to find Nick’s. I made a reservation for 8 for a Family Reunion and they accommodated us very well with...More

Thank Cmkcal K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go after 12 you might need a reservation, food is good and service good too.If you park in the back you need to walk to the Front entrance to check in.

Thank gardenerlove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never heard of this new restaurant until a friend recommended it to me. On south Lake Avenue, below Del Mar Blvd. We entered through the rear, walked through the open kitchen area and entered the one of the dining rooms and bar area....More

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Our best friends joined us for dinner at Nick’s in Pasadena. Our server, Daniela, was excellent in every way. The food was beyond delicious. My meatloaf was not your normal meatloaf. Between the the four of us, we enjoyed two meatloaf dinners, one baby back...More

2  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Can't wait to go back! Excellent service, drinks were great...that Paloma martini was delicious and spicy. Our party of 3 shared an assortment from the menu and loved the cheese board...truly one of the best I've had! Thai noodle salad and flatbreads were all wonderful...More

Thank MacccD
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Having dined at the other Nick's restaurants (Laguna Beach, San Clemente and South-of-Nick's in San Clemente), this continues the trend as another great place to dine. The service is super, the menu is just right and not overly extensive and the atmosphere is quite suitable...More

Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious, staff warm and accommodating, atmosphere is chic and modern. Love this place and looking forward to returning.

1  Thank taz525
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The baby back ribs are really good, the atmosphere is really nice as well...Friendly service and definitely a unique place to visit

1  Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Joined friends for dinner here. The restaurant was packed and very noisy, which made conversation difficult, but the food, cocktails and wine made up for it. One couple recommended several dishes, including the deviled egg appetizer, which were meh to husband and me but others...More

1  Thank wego2places
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great remodel, wonderful ambience, strong, personal service. Food was excellent. Akin to Houston’s in terms of menu, very reasonable prices. Recommended.

1  Thank USBrits
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7 January 2018|
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Response from Konstandena | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are booths. I would request one when you make your reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$38
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-787-1444
  • E-mail
Nick's is best known for it's Classic American comfort food, crave-able bar snacks, unique cocktails & extensive wine list Founded in Laguna Beach in 2008. There are currently six Nick's locations The Pasadena venue features a lively bar, stunning balcony, private wine room, and an airy garden room - all working harmoniously to combine the warmth and hospitality one would expect of Nick's
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