We took a seat in the crowded restaurant. There were plenty of folks there who seemed to be having a great time. We took a look over the menu, and made our choices.They also seem to get some fresh fish, and the fresh fish is listed on the chalkboard on the wall, in a straightforward, unpretentious manner.
We started with some chowder. It had some corn, potatoes, parsley, green onions, bacon, and of course clams in a mild broth. We added a little salt and pepper, and enjoyed a small little treat before the main meals arrived.
I ordered the Blackened and Broiled platter, which you can see in my picture below. The dish included shrimp, scallops and tuna, which were all seasoned with a generous portion of spicy seasoning. The shrimp and the scallops were not at all overcooked, making this a great dish. There is a word of warning to the tuna snobs out there: this tuna steak is thin, and cooked all the way through. Don't order this dish and expect to get the seared on each side preparation. The alphageek likes tuna steaks all sorts of ways, but you may not, and you have been warned.
See those green beans peeking out on the side of the picture? They were not your canned green beans so common in restaurants. The alphageek likes touches like that.
|Blackened Broiled Seafood Platter (click to enlarge)|
|Seafood Medley (click to enlarge)|
Yet again, some research yielded some great results. While not the fancy dining experience some people may crave while on vacation, Nick's does provide a great meal. The large number of friendly folks there are all the statement that Nick's needs.
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