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Nick's Nest

1597 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040-1931
+1 413-532-5229
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food
1597 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040-1931
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the fanciest of places, but the best place for a hot dog and a malted milk shake. Great baked beans. A Holyoke institution.

Thank George R
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The dogs at Nick's Nest are legendary. Sometimes I find myself driving on route 91 and I have to exit on Route 141 to go Nick's Nest. The dogs go down so easy after being rotated in a buttery mixture. I usually buy one dog...More

Thank 674earleh
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I go here mostly for their soft serve ice cream. I love it, but its getting a tad on the expensive side to eat a meal there.

Thank al1981136
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I grew up in Holyoke and loved coming here for the popcorn, baked beans and the hot dogs. Got two today and was disappointed - got dressed up chili dogs and the chili had no taste and the dogs were bland - boring !! I...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I've been going to Nick's Nest for over 20 years! For me, this place is an important staple to the town. Delicious dogs and awesome baked beans Make sure to grab a seat and watch the people walk by and see the fire trucks buzz...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

So astonishingly overrated. Hotdogs were rubbery, tasteless and gross. Way over priced and heavily dependent upon reputation. They could do some work making this live up to expectations.

1  Thank Bouchetay
Reviewed 23 May 2017

this has been here for so many years I remember going here as a little girl. It is fun to fit in the window and it has so many cute little charms and quirks.

Thank kelly f
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Have been going here for fifty years,a hot dog lovers paradise, the dogs haven't changed and that's a good thing,service outstanding,quality of product second to none,try the beans!!! Walk next to have their ice cream in the same building,this place is so clean all of...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nick's Nest has been operating in Holyoke since the 1920's, and continues to be a local landmark. They don't have a big menu, but they concentrate on making a few things well. There are hot dogs, french fries, potato salad, and macaroni salad, as well...More

1  Thank Jen W
Reviewed 28 March 2017

If you like hot dogs this is a great place to get your fix. Great fries and other fast food items including soup and burgers.

1  Thank Micheal P
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16 May 2016|
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Response from RestaurantCritic789 | Reviewed this property |
Its family owned. I don't know if its family only. Looking for work?
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1597 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040-1931
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Holyoke
  • Phone Number: +1 413-532-5229
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