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Nicky's Chinese Food

Hyde Park
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5231 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4407
+1 773-324-5340
10:30 - 23:30
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

I've been going here since I was 12 yo and now I'm 29 yo. Always good Chinese food. Love their egg foo young.

Thank Ray S
Reston, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017

If you order from here, you are in desperate need of anything edible. Just google the Cook County restaurants. It's self explanatory. They have been cited multiple times. I ordered a chicken dish. There was no chicken. Hello...duh. Chicken should be visible and evident. They provide plenty of MSG and salt and rice. Hmm, that (!), I could make on... More 

Thank farmerzson
Fairfield, Connecticut
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Ordered for delivery 60.00 worth of Chinese food for a family gathering. We were very disappointed . Never again, the food was the biggest waste most of it was trashed. If the residents of Chicago think this is good Chinese sorry it's not. The Chinese food from Connecticut is so good. We usually order once or twice a week. When... More 

Thank DLF62
Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Don't expect five-star dining if you order here, but if you're hungry and in need of quick, greasy goodness- Nicky's cannot be beat. Order the Mongolian Beef or Chicken with Broccoli- excellent dishes. Their fried rice is also amazing, along with their filling egg rolls. If you're in the area, delivery is always fast.

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Reviewed 21 December 2012 via mobile

When I worked in Hyde park I always stopped in Nickys. I love their fried rice dishes, especially the beef and broccoli fried rice, hunan beef, fried shrimp and any dish with gravy. The beef is always tender not rubbery like other restaurants.

Thank po153c
Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2007

It is a great neighborhood favorite. Food is always hot, fresh and fast. They deliver. Sometimes within 30 minutes of ordering. I live in the neighborhood and I eat Nicky's often. It is definitely worth trying.

Thank Welltraveledone

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5231 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4407
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-324-5340

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

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