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Nick's Next Door

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11 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7042
+1 408-402-5053
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Los Gatos, California
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun fily dinner for Michele's Birthday Food was fantastic, we all ordered different items and go to taste them all. So yummy. Pricey but worth it for a special time.

Thank cdarcey
Los Gatos, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The quality of the food and service far exceeds the price. No wonder this place is always full with locals who know what is good.

Thank Meng C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

comfortably chic. Waiters are fantastic and Nic always makes an appearance. Well balanced wine selectio. Would love to have a Nic's to go menu or café. We are devoted fans

Thank Gina P
San Jose, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely little restaurant tucked away on a side street in los gatos. the owners make every guest feel so welcomed and the food is awesome. it has become a favorite for my husband and i.

Thank Gigi514
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nick's Next Door is a great location for dinner with family and friends, lunch, dinner meetings, events. Great food Great Ambiance.

Thank ViaggioCalifornia
San Fancisco Bay Region
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several years ago Nick moved his Los Gatos Bistro a few blocks away to a more desirable & expanded venue. Otherwise everything else remained much the same -- a dedication to perfection. While the cuisine is the star, the ambiance, location & service are all superb. This location invites leisurely dining in gentle comfort enforced by friendly & impeccable service.... More 

Thank soaringemu
Gilroy, California
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153 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We had an excellent meal. One of the best meals I have had in a restaurant. We shared the Autumn to winter salad and the abalone appetizer. Both exceptional. I had the Chilean sea bass and my girlfriend had the veal chop. Both I would highly recommend. The waiter was attentive, informative and friendly with out feeling annoying. Will definitely... More 

Thank Chip144
Los Gatos
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

People here, food here is top notch and a great romantic spot if you can get a reservation. Would dine here again and again if I could.

Thank WWtraveler72
San Jose, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I am not sure why so many "outstanding" reviews... The food is very average, tons of restaurants in the bay area offer similar quality or better for cheaper. The seared scallops were ok, but anything else in the plate did not match, the wild mushroom soup was a disappointment. The duck confit pasta had a funny taste, more like a... More 

Thank Romvie_78
Monterey, California
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125 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My gf and I had dinner there for out 42nd year anniversary. The food and drinks were nice, but not quite the same as previous visits, when they were spectacular. The noise level was a bit higher than expected, so not as romantic as we would have hoped for. Do try the Calamari salad and the Stone Smoked Porter Beer,... More 

Thank Reed W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7042
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-402-5053

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