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“Nikki’s Place” One Of The Best Restaurants In Orlando

When you think of the Best Restaurants in Orlando Nikki’s Place is sure to be the first to come to mind if you’ve ever been there. However, if you’ve never experienced the finer side of soul food, Southern Cuisine, then you must visit Nikki’s Place located less than two minutes from downtown Orlando

Nikki’s Place has been serving up traditional flavor soul food and catering special events in Orlando, Florida since 1999. We know what you like and how you like it!


What distinguishes the Best restaurants in Orlando from the ordinary?

The woman who gave me my break… Mama Rosser

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One might say, atmosphere, another may say the service, and yet another might say the food. At Nikki’s Place, you’ll experience all of this and more. Here art Nikki’s Place we often find many visitors who have been raised and nurtured from a background of where soul food is more than just good food. It’s food that brings rest to your soul. Visitors find that Chef Nick’s food leaves you feeling and knowing everything is going to be alright no matter what life is throwing your way at the time. A meal made with so much love and care it satisfies more than just your stomach!


Owner, Nick Aiken, has been in the Food and Restaurant industry since 1952 when he began work in his Aunt’s restaurant. After graduating high school he attended Johnson Junior College and upon graduating continued in the food service business such as it has become what his life is about and each dish is a masterpiece. “I’ve developed a reputation for being a good cook and that has opened many doors for me.” Nick has had the privilege of serving Muhammad Ali, Coretta Scott King, and Elvis Presley when he played in concerts at the sports complex.

At Nikki's Place food is our passion. Whether you’re visiting our place or we are catering to your event you can be assured you’ll experience food from one of the best restaurants in Orlando. Either way, you’ll feel right at home, no matter who you are or where you are from, with more than just good home cooking. If you don’t have much time for lunch, that’s alright, come on in we’ll get you served fast so you can enjoy every bite!

Nikki’s Place specializes in catering for weddings, church events, colleges, and corporate events. We understand when putting on a big event the last thing you want to worry about is whether or not you made the best choice for catering. We will listen to what you need and give you exactly what you want when you want it.

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