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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 good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (22 reviews)
“duck confit” (22 reviews)
“abalone” (24 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
11 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7042
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nick's is nestled near the heart of lovely Los Gatos and I am sure is well known by locals. We were non locals and I am glad we had reservations or we probably would not have gotten in, even early on a Thursday. We were...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Everything was great from the ambience to the friendly and courteous hostess, bartender, and wait staff. What's not to like about a place where you feel welcome, comfortable.... and REALLY enjoy the food...I mean YUMMY...really YUMMY. What a great time.

Thank Valary M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Totally fun place to go. Went here with family. We decided to go with the chef's choice, so Nick came out and asked us what we didn't like. It was a lot of fun with delicious food. Signing the book was a nice touch. We'll...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is my "go to" restaurant in the bay area for business and pleasure. Always professional and friendly staff, always delighted by the menu options. The bar makes some very good cocktail specials. It's welcoming and professional and consistent. Nick takes great care to welcome...More

Thank Kathleen V
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I had dinner with a friend who recommended this restaurant. The food was outstanding. Everything was delicious. I had the Crab Toast, Wild Mushroom Soup and Duck Confit which were all delights to my palate.

Thank GerryBaron06
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I am always impressed by the courteous staff, delicious food and lovely atmosphere. Nick, we are so lucky to have your talents in our backyard

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nick and his team provide impeccable service and amazing cuisine! The abalone is amazing...wine selection wonderful...the fine cuisine has a comfort food take on amazing dishes....

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Always on point - best food in town - never disappointed - friendly, accommodating staff. Freshly prepared. Good for couples, groups, or lunch with friends.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 18 February 2018

If you have never had abalone, go to Nick's Next Door. It is so hard to find and so much work to try to prepare at home. Nick's is located a block away from the busy downtown and has a private parking lot, which is...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Its very popular. Excellent place, romantic and super cozy. Incredible service. The flavor is phenomenal! The Rib Eye was close to perfection. Whenever you want an amazing meal with great cocktails, Nick's never lets you down.

Thank Sammy B
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Questions & Answers
27 August 2017|
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Response from Sandie2020 | Reviewed this property |
I know they can accommodate large parties, but it is noisy.
29 May 2017|
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Response from Reed W | Reviewed this property |
They can prepare for anyone, including children.
16 March 2017|
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Response from MarkRobertsUvita | Reviewed this property |
Dress up a little for dinner. It is a nice place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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