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Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark

NICO Kitchen + Bar, the “Italian without Borders” restaurant concept from celebrated New Jersey Chef Ryan DePersio of Fascino and Batello fame, is located in downtown Newark at NJPAC. Known for its power lunch week days, sophisticated happy hour, and contemporary offerings, it also provides a delicious prelude to guests attending performances by offering a value-priced prix fixe menu before every curtain.
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291 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
(291 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 291 reviews
5 stars
(88)
4 stars
(118)
3 stars
(57)
2 stars
(24)
1 star
(4)
Food 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Service 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Ambiance 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Noise Level
2.2 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3.3 / 5
(Very Good) 3.3 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • fit for foodies(77)
  • good for groups(67)
  • special occasion(59)
  • neighborhood gem(53)
  • great for lunch(48)
  • vibrant bar scene(43)
Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark Reviews List
Review 1 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

great for NJPAC

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
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Review 2 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Don't go to Nico--- poor service - food good

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"When we arrived we told the waiter we needed to be out for a 7 pm show (we allowed an hour and a half) -- he said no problem. We had such a stressful experience we will not go back. The drinks took so long we were told there would be no charge. Our server so long to even take our orders that we were behind before we began. Customers who came in after us were served before us. We only got dessert because we said to put in the order when we got our entrees. And one dessert was inedible. I had to go find the server to say we were leaving and he had yet to take our bill. Someone who was helping him said she would take the bill. Which included the drinks and the dessert. We barely made the show and sat down with relief to have our Nico experience behind us. Not worth the stress even if the food is good."
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2009
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Review 3 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 4 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Before the Show

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Nico Kitchen and Bar is a great spot for a pre-show dinner at the PAC in Newark, NJ. Good food, and attentive service."
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Sunday dinner

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Was disappointed in the selection. It was very limited. Been there prior to this and there seemed to be a much better menu."
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2012
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Review 6 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Nico's is convenient for dining before NJPAC show.

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Nico's is apparently trying to be a a foodie destination. The courses are a bit too fussy, but they are tasty and nicely served. Overall, the experience is a bit "cold" and stiff however, and portions are quite small. It almost feels like every portion is pre-cut, pre-weighed, and has to fit into a designated slot. Still, not a bad bet for a pre-theater venue at NJPAC."
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 7 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 8 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2009
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 9 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 10 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2009
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2009
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Review 12 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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Review 13 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 14 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Ideal for business lunch in Newark

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 15 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2014
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Review 16 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2010
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Review 17 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2009
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 19 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

food was tasty, limited menu due to event.

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Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 20 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Space too large and empty - devoid of ambience or charm; food is mediocre. Eat in Ironbound district before NJPAC show."
Dined on 12/13/2015
 2009
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Review 21 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/23/2015
 2008
Dined on 12/23/2015
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/23/2015
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 22 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/20/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2011
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 23 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great place to dine when attending NJPAC

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Nico's does a consistently good job and I love dining there when I am in the area to see a concert. The service and food are spot on and the menu is always interesting."
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 24 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2006
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 25 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2014
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Review 26 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2007
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Review 27 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Ok food with slow service

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I ordered their special item-buffalo chicken pizza, the pizza came with chicken, but not buffalo. The beet salad is more like a app, then a lunch item.
Would not recommend.
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Dined on 12/15/2015
 2015
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Review 28 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/12/2015
 2005
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2005
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Review 29 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Outstanding dinner choice before the show next door
We had a pre fix menu with choices for every taste
Our server was great & timed our courses perfectly
Drinks were generous
All around we were all very happy
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Dined on 12/12/2015
 2012
Special Features: special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 30 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2007
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2007
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Review 31 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2005
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Review 32 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/03/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 33 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 12/08/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/08/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/08/2015
 2015
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Review 34 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food was very good.

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Dined on 12/03/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/03/2015
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Our server Monique was absolutely fabulous, best we ever had: friendly, attentive, humorous and utterly engaging!"
Dined on 12/03/2015
 2014
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 35 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Disappointing

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We have been here before it has been much better. This time the service was slow (almost half an hour for our drinks to arrive and even they were disappointing). The appetizers were very good but the portions were so small it was literally just a few bites. Three of the four main courses were very good but the fourth was very tough. The atmosphere is good though, the prices are too high, but it is so convenient to NJPAC that I would still recommend it for that reason alone."
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2007
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Review 36 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 12/03/2015
 2007
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Review 37 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Very limited menu

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The most recent incarnation of the dining room at the NJPAC, in Newark, is ok for pre-theater convenience; but, the small menu is disappointing. Mostly small plates.
The service is very pleasant and attentive.
The décor could use some tablecloths.
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Dined on 11/29/2015
 2005
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Review 38 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Njpac can't go wrong

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"It's on site. It comes from a legitimate local restaurant pedigree (it's not a chain or venue owned). Therefore, they care. It shows. From timing to get you to a show to the staff to the menu. One of the better-done venue eateries I've been to. Good enough to actually go back with no show to go to...."
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, vibrant bar scene
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Review 39 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/29/2015
 2014
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2014
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 40 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dinner and a Show

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/28/2015
 2015
Dined on 11/28/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Nico's is a great place to eat before attending NJPAC not just because it's in the same building as is convenient, they have an interesting pre-fixe menu. When I saw that's all you could order from on show nights, I was a bit turned off but when you find their menus on their website and see their pre-fixe choices you'll be surprised. It is a carefully thought out menu with unique appetizers like beet salad and entrees like duck breast, roasted bronzino and desserts that allow you to try melody of things. Overall, a good experience."
Dined on 11/28/2015
 2015
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Review 41 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Reservations Phone not answered

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The phone rings and rings and nobody answers. You have to go to the website and make a reservation, but read all the details. I got a surprise when they told me at the door of the prefixe menu, which I was not looking forward to it. Otherwise I had to seat at the bar.
The chicken pot pie, was lousy.
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Dined on 11/28/2015
 2015
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Review 42 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Best bet for NJPAC events

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We usually eat here before NJPAC events. I had bronzino fish, which was good, but a couple of others had chicken pot pie, which was pretty light on the chicken. Otherwise, the food was good. Service got a little slow at the end, which can cause issues with the event. Usually, though, the service is much quicker."
Dined on 11/28/2015
 2005
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 43 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/21/2015
 2005
Special Features: good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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Review 44 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Perfect pre-show meal

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We made a reservation for a pre-show dinner. We were seated immediately in the bar dining area (which after checking out the restaurant I preferred). For pre-show dining there is a price fixe menu. We were made aware of that were fine with it.
Appetizers: We got the fruit plate and calamari. Both were fine but nothing note worthy. They weren't bad but we wouldn't order again.
Dinner: We both got the short ribs. LOVED....would highly recommend.
Dessert: Pumpkin theme dessert and cannoli two ways. The cannoli dessert was better however it was one canoli and one crème brule.
I would go again for a pre-show meal but unless they rotate the menu it would get boring quickly.
The service was good but not noteworthy."
Dined on 11/21/2015
 2011
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 45 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 11/21/2015
 2004
Dined on 11/21/2015
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/21/2015
 2004
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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Review 46 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/23/2015
 2006
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Review 47 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/19/2015
 2010
Dined on 11/19/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 11/19/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 48 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/05/2015
 2015
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 49 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/14/2015
 2014
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2014
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Review 50 for Nico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 11/13/2015
 2015
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2015
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