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Nico's Restaurant and Bar - CLOSED

201A N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2412
+1 336-549-9765
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
4 Aug 2014
“Nico has closed according to their website Aug 2014”
15 Jun 2013
“husbands 50th birthday celebration!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
201A N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2412
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

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Thank Viking-Headhunter
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We arrived at the restaurant after making reservations which should have included a nice intimate booth near entertainment. We were seated at a table instead of a booth and advised that the Friday evening Jazz was cancelled the day prior. After 15 minutes our waiter...More

2  Thank Enjoylife102
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Our evening started by having to wait at least 10 minutes for staff to come to our table. There were only 3 tables seated and there were 5 waiters hanging out. After placing our drink orders, it took another 10 minutes for them to arrive....More

1  Thank FredSanfordus
Reviewed 21 May 2013

My family held my graduation party at Nico's as a private event. The food was EXCELLENT!!! People are still complimenting me on it. Nico's was very accommodating and even allowed us to bring in an outside cake the day prior and store it for us....More

Thank blkreign30
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We had graduation party at Nico's as a private event. Everything was excellent. From my first call to restaurant to inquire about event to our departure, service was top notch. Nico was very nice and helpful during process from menu planning to serving food during...More

Thank bk_essence
Reviewed 1 April 2013

My family recently went to Nico's to celebrate my birthday. The wait staff was friendly and attentive, but not overly so. Our waiter, Dean, was very helpful with questions about how the items were prepared and had excellent wine pairing advice. We all ordered different...More

Thank lthorn2
Reviewed 7 March 2013

the food was good and the portions were generous. The owner was friendly and even served us his special limoncello at the end of the meal.... all the servers were helpful and friendly. the menu is limited but i assume it changes regularly, though i...More

Thank Pataflo88
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I went here with friends at lunchtime for my birthday. I work downtown and Nico's was a short walk from my office. The menu was limited, and service was just glacial. It took a long time to get our order taken, and it took the...More

1  Thank oneandgo
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We have gone to Nico's a number of times but it has been awhile. We went this past Friday and we so happy we chose Nico's. The ambiance is wonderful--great use of lighting and warm wood tones. It is "modern" but not stark. The service...More

Thank carolyndulaney
Reviewed 23 January 2013

The fastest way to get from Greensboro to Sicily is via Nico's—a real Italian restaurant in downtown. This is about as far from the Olive Garden as you can get! Excellent and imaginative food in a modern, upscale venue. The weekly "taste of Italy" on...More

Thank BeyondDownton
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201A N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2412
    (W. Friendly Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: GTA bus stops located within a block of the restaurant In addition, the Greensboro Depot, a hub for Greyhound and GTA, is located within a 10 minute walk from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-549-9765
  • E-mail
Restauranteur John Drees (Southern Lights Bistro, 1618 West Seafood and Grill), has teamed up with Nico Scavone to bring Greensboro Nico's Restaurant and Bar. Nico Scavone is a native of Sicily with extensive experience from some of Europe's most exquisite restaurants and hotels. The executive chefs Sam Shumaker and Dallas Baker, have combined their extensive experience in the culinary arts, Nico's authentic family recipes, fresh local ingredients, hand made cheeses, breads, pasta, and more to create contemporary southern Italian dishes, eclectic fusion and sumptuous desserts. To compliment its innovative cuisine, Nico's will offer a wine list featuring rare Italian vintages and other sought after selections from around the world — all delivered in an elegant yet lively atmosphere with a level of service that one would expect from a fine European restaurant.
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