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Nick's on South Lake Avenue

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336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
+1 626-787-1444
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“flatbread” (3 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
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336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The staff was great the service amazing, but the food...wow! I ordered the petite filet and it was cooked perfectly, the salad was delish and the soup was really tasty also. We ordered the artichoke appetizer and that could have been my dinner, they were...More

Thank Ana R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took a girlfriend for a birthday lunch. She had salmon and I had a prime rib dip. We cleaned both of our plates. The entrees and sides were delicious. The service was gracious. My only complaint would be the the background music was too club-like...More

Thank AdventureReady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time and Nicks; and we were pleasantly surprised. From the outset, even though the restaurant was busy, service was excellent. The "Bistro" offering of a small fillet, salad, Garlic toast and a cup of soup was a steal at $22. The...More

Thank RoyboyIII
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friday night girl bonding was the occasion for this dinner. For starters we ordered asparagus fries. We wanted to get the artichoke however they ran out of it. Goes to show how popular it is. For salad we had kale & quinoa and grilled steakhouse....More

Thank AdmarLon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is a bit on the "foodie" side for this gal, but my husband took us there for my birthday, and it was great. I was struggling with what to order because I'd had a late lunch, so a big steak sounded too heavy,...More

Thank roadgal12
Reviewed 23 May 2018

I echo some of the other recent reviews. I needed a place to accommodate a party of 12 to celebrate a graduation - not so easy to find around Pasadena. We shared a private dining room with another large party. It was upstairs (elevator available,)...More

Thank LFK1
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

My best friend graduated and this is the place I picked. It was great I’m sooo glad I did. Everyone enjoyed the food, drinks and ambiance. Since we were a large party, we were seated upstairs in the private dining room. There were two long...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My colleague located this restaurant on a lovely street in Pasadena. The atmosphere is very upscale and friendly. The wedge salad was delicious and sprinkled with the best smoked bacon. I requested that bacon be added to my cheeseburger which ended up being the best...More

Thank GlutenFreeInSanDiego
Reviewed 24 April 2018

My husband and I had heard great things about Nick's and weren't disappointed! The decor is attractive (darker and more intimate near the bar, sunny and plant-filled towards the Lake Avenue entrance, and a New Orleans- reminiscent balcony area with tables overlooking the ground floor)....More

Thank DHBall
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Nice place to conduct business meetings or informal meetings (small groups). Good selection of draft beers. Fried Asparagus really surprised us - was very good.

Thank History4fun
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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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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