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Nick's Next Door

11 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7042
+1 408-402-5053
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (21 reviews)
“duck confit” (18 reviews)
“abalone” (19 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
11 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7042
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Reviews (265)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Abalone, Duck foie gras says it all. Great food and nice atmosphere with excellent service. Can't wait to return

Thank soifdawg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicks has been the most consistent restaurant in Los Gatos for many years. The menu is varied but stable.every dish is very well made.The duck confit is the best you can ever eat anywhere with the brown sauce..Yum

Thank Amir H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The problem with becoming too popular is that standards can drop, and there is pressure to rush service to fit as many patrons as possible. We have been here several times before and its always been delightful, but our last visit was very disappointing. We...More

Thank brendan l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ive eaten here a couple of times The menu and service are wonderful and the food is expensive but sublime Highly recommended

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great foods and service. You should really expect a way most anytime you go, but the wait to me is worth it. We had to sit at the bar before but able to order lunch. No problem. Parking on a hill so one

Thank 243arleenk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, welcoming restaurant. Wonderful menu choices....delicious food, great ambience. Can eat inside or outside. Casual dress, great place to celebrate with a group.

Thank sutro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must get your reservation done, we came for husbands birthday with 2 other couples and we had a fantastic time. Our waiter was informative fun and overall just excellent. We were able to have a small private room tucked away. The food was delicious, everyone...More

Thank la15ota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel and dine globally, have tried a fair number of Michelin star restaurants, and can only say that Nick's Next Door always delivers a 5-star experience. Although we are not sure why Nick's is not rated a Michelin star restaurant, we would argue it...More

Thank RoadWarrior_LG
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I dined here with some long time friends that were moving out of state.The food and service were excellent. Our only reservation would be it was very noisy. We realize the new dining experience seems to be that way, but we'd be...More

Thank willgoldston
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We live nearby and eat here occasionally. The food and service are consistently very good. The menu is not as "innovative" as some other places in town, but is well chosen. One warning, it is always packed, so make reservations a bit in advance.

Thank chrisbevis
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a kid's menu?
29 May 2017|
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Response from Reed W | Reviewed this property |
They can prepare for anyone, including children.
Suggested dress code for ladies please?
16 March 2017|
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Response from MarkRobertsUvita | Reviewed this property |
Dress up a little for dinner. It is a nice place.
Mary C
Do you have vegan options?
26 August 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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