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160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
+1 732-345-9977
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (25 reviews)
“suckling pig” (13 reviews)
“banana bread” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
160 State Route 35, Middletown Township, Red Bank, NJ 07701-5908
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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 25 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
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were initially very excited about getting the reservation for what looked like an amazing menu, but ended up being terribly disappointed with the tuna pop-up dinner. Service was excellent, as was the bread and wine. That said, (and this review is ONLY for the...More

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This place is WAY expensive, but well worth it if you have the wherewithal. Great to celebrate a special occasion, anniversary, birthday etc...for couples. Don't bother bringing kids here. Enjoyed the bar scene while waiting for our table. Eclectic menu and uncommon food selection. I...More

Thank kmahon8642
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here last night. Celebrating our 25th anniversary, we couldn't of picked a better place. Greeted warmly at the front door, we were seated immediately. The service was attentive without being overbearing. We had a choice between the three course meal...More

Thank jnvpulv
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We did the tasting menu with one order of the Nicholas and one order of the Cellar wines. The cellar wines were expensive but also excellent. Every single food item we got was great. This is certainly worthwhile a repeat. But also do expect a...More

2  Thank USABelgie
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I can see why Nicholas is a consistently written up across the state. We went for a birthday celebration, and they made it wonderful. service is top notch, friendly and efficient. Food was creative, presented beautifully. Prix fix has a lot of options. Gnocchi with...More

2  Thank Jessica G
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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