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Nica Trattoria

Address: 354 E 84th Street
Block: 84th Street between 2nd & 1st
Phone: 212-472-5040
Features: Italian

Visit Nica Trattoria for an intimate and special dining experience!

Nica Trattoria is open Monday through Saturday and accepts reservations.
The entire restaurant can also be reserved for private parties
of approximately 20-30 guests.

Nica Trattoria ... a tiny powerhouse of authentic Italian cuisine that has long-time customers quipping, "Don't go here, because I want it all to myself…" Previously Giorgio's Trattoria, Nica Trattoria owners Giuseppe Nicolosi and Dominique "Nica" Russo teamed up with Giorgio to offer an expanded menu of the carefully crafted, made-to-order food that has kept fans coming back for the past 16 years.

Aside from a robust menu of authentic Italian dishes designed to offer the best of Italy, both North and South, Nica Trattoria offers 15 to 20 daily specials. Sworn-by specials include the homemade gnocchi and sumptuous lamb chops. Menu items like filet mignon in an "addictive" black pepper sauce and braised lamb shank are not to be missed.

Reservations are strongly suggested, as Nica's phenomenal food, limited seating, and loyal fans make for a Friday night table fight. And while you must come armed with a large appetite and time to enjoy the cooked-to-order cuisine, both the food and colorful cast of characters will make it an experience you won't soon forget!

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The rear dining area is cozy, warm and inviting with painted murals on the walls depicting the Irish countryside. The restaurant serves seven days a week, with full lunch, dinner and brunch (served Saturdays and Sundays) menus. House specials are served daily.

Stop by and see us today!

Yelp users give Nica Trattoria an overall rating of 4 based on 77 total reviews.

Sarah R. says "Went to Nica Trattoria last night with my fiance for his birthday and had a great time! We loved the small space and the friendly atmosphere. We started......read more

Timothy S. says "Came here at 7pm on a Saturday night, most tables had been taken so we were seated outside. Cons: the pappardelle with porcini was under salted, and the......read more

Elsa D. says "I visited Nica Trattoria yesterday evening at the suggestion of my Italian teacher who believes this restaurant to have the best Italian in the Upper East......read more