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Restaurant Nicholas

160 Rte. 35 (Navesink River Rd.) Send to Phone
732-345-9977 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Big city manners and professional service at this sophisticated restaurant.

Dinner Sun.-Thurs. 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 5:30 p.m.-11 p.m.

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Restaurant Nicholas, Red Bank, NJ

Restaurant Nicholas Restaurant Review

About the restaurant and décor: Nicholas Harary and his wife Melissa, who sharpened their restaurant skills at Manhattan establishments such as Jean-Georges and Tabla, grace New Jersey with a very fine dining experience: a blend of sophisticated surroundings, professional service and remarkable New American food. Red and orange glass chandeliers, by local artisan Belle Mead Hot Glass, are complemented by chairs and banquettes in similar tones.

About the food: The menu is seasonal so expect the best products the time of year has to offer. You may encounter butter-poached lobster with hand-rolled cavatelli, artichoke and Parmesan butter; seared venison loin with wild mushroom barley risotto and black berry preserve; and a Rook Coffee soufflé for dessert. An à la carte “bar menu” is available. Otherwise, the menus are prix-fixe; choose a three-course menu ($75), the four-course garden (vegetarian) menu ($75) or the chef's tasting menu ($95). A chef's table located in the kitchen accommodates four people for a grand tasting menu ($150).

About the wine: From personalized, spot-on wine recommendations to the elegant farewell gift bag containing freshly baked banana bread, dining at Restaurant Nicholas is an unforgettable occasion. Nicholas Harary also created Nicholas Wines, a retail online wine store that ships nationwide.


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