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Nick's Bar & Grill

9769 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-6466
+1 515-221-1338
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“artichoke dip” (3 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“linguine” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
9769 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-6466
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

3 generations{age 23-74) for late lunch. Large menu-we all found more than one thing on the menu we’d enjoy. The restaurant is very dark... it didn’t feel like a “bar and grill” felt more like an old time steak house. We all had varying opinions...More

Thank Shannon J
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Steaks are on the high side but within range of traditional steak houses. 60 item salad bar is awesome. Bartender Brian is awesome...can mix anything and par wines with food.

Thank H9973PGjosephh
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Had not been to Nick's Bar & Grill for quite some time so decided to stop in for dinner. Visited on a busy Saturday night. Service was very slow. Very long wait just to order food. Basic rundown is they serve large portions of food,...More

Thank krogersku
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Service was good but food and wine was nothing great for the cost involved. I’ll take a pass next time.

Thank CARCOR2014
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The server was down right rude to us. She blamed us for her error, rolled her eyes at my dad who is hard of hearing and snapped at me when I asked if she could please repeat herself. The food was hit and miss. Son's...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We went early in the evening and glad we did. Got a table right away. Our waitress was so friendly and professional. We really enjoyed her. But our dinner was perfect from beginning to end. I had salmon and daughter had steak medallions with wine...More

Thank Vacationer730310
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I've been going to Nick's for over ten years now and it never ceases to amaze me at how they can maintain such quality food and service. Most places would have fallen apart by now. Took our office staff of 11 for Christmas Celebration lunch...More

Thank jsyverson
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I have driven by here many times and didn’t realize how nice it was inside. The food is very very good. There are plenty of price points so if you are on a budget you can find something too. I had a pasta dish that...More

Thank IowaTravellinGuy
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nick's just has that type of atmosphere and staff that makes you feel like you've been going there forever, even if it's your first time. The food is excellent, as is the service. Get there early for lunch or dinner, or you'll have a wait!...More

Thank stone595
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We attended a work dinner/retirement celebration here. An earlier visit a few years ago wasn't a success. This time was much better. The staff were very accommodating with a larger group in a side room. Appetizers were okay. We both had a filet - very...More

Thank HMP32015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9769 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-6466
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: +1 515-221-1338
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