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160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
+1 732-345-9977
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (26 reviews)
“suckling pig” (13 reviews)
“banana bread” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from the moment you valet your car, you walk into a world of perfection. everyone is very cordial as you stroll to your table. the service is more than excellent and the food is exquisite. the chef makes a special dish before you start the...More

Thank connollypl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a fine restaurant, Nicholas delivered on all fronts. A comfortable, relaxing atmosphere, delicious food created with originality, and very attentive service made for a truly memorable evening for two. Our Captain, Marcello, a delightful, convivial Brazilian, orchestrated a wonderful experience at Nicholas, an experience...More

Thank DinerfromStuart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated Friday for our 26th anniversary. It was wonderful. A real dining experience, creative, decadent choices, excellent service, friendly, not pretentious, beautiful ambiance. Can choose regular menu or a tasting menu. Large selection of cocktails and wines to select. Nice surprise touches through dinner...More

Thank Akma4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been dining at Nicholas for years and it has one of the most innovative menus anywhere. However the prices have been increasing over the years and we feel it has reached a tipping point and just isn't worth the money any longer. (to...More

Thank dbb1845
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the finest Dinning experience in NJ. Food and service a flawless. A bit pricey but well worth the money. Every item ordered from the menu was delicious . Looking forward to a return visit.

Thank Skylarinfreehold
Reviewed 8 May 2017

First time going to Nicholas which has only three menus, a 3 course, 4 course and a vegetarian tasting menu. We opted for the 4 course and shared everything. Each course is paired with wine for an additional cost and there are two wine options....More

Thank jesjas
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten in the dining room about 8 times over the years and it is always excellent and once at the "chef's table" downstairs off the kitchen which was a unique and very enjoyable experience. We knew we wouldn't be able...More

1  Thank WJC3
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I was excited to try this restaurant after hearing about it for years, but I was unpleasantly surprised. My husband and I ate there tonight for our anniversary and knew it was an expensive restaurant, but we decided to try it given all of the...More

1  Thank jdfszoo
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was my first time eating at Nicholas, my wife had several times prior but not for a few years. Their reputation is very good and extremely tough to find a legitimate, poor review. Also it was my wife's birthday and we truly wanted a...More

Thank Garry O
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely! Always a wonderful experience. Food great. Wine great. Atmosphere beautiful. Service superb.

Thank Claudia H
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Roberta S
25 August 2016|
Response from LB-likes2travel | Reviewed this property |
Wish I could offer specifics, but we ate there only once & it was a few months ago. I recall that their online menu was pretty close to what was actually offered (not always the case), so you should take a look at their... More
Roberta S
25 August 2016|
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Response from theresaandjohnd | Reviewed this property |
I am SO SORRY to just be seeing this now! It is an American menu, steaks, fish, some pasta dishes. EVERYTHING is wonderful!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 09:30
17:30 - 09:30
17:30 - 09:30
17:30 - 09:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
    (Bt. Navesink River Rd & Pine Street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Bank train station
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-345-9977
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