Tuesday, April 22, 2014

East 2nd Street is home again to a 'Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches'



EVG regular RyanAvenueA pointed out that a Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches just reopened on East Second Street east of Avenue A.

OK!

So to quickly recap the recent history here:

Vicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches took over the Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches space on East Second Street nearly three years ago. Vicky's then closed at the end of November.

The folks at the all-new Nicky's said that they are the original Nicky's.

HOWEVER. We later emailed the family who ran the original Nicky's (and who still have two restaurants in NYC). Here's what they had to say:

"No. They are not the original Nicky's. We only have two locations now. One in the Financial District and one in downtown Brooklyn."

A family member said that they are aware of the name use here, but that it was OK.

On closer inspection, the menu for the new Nicky's looks similar to Vicky's…

Vicky's!



The new Nicky's!



Previously on EV Grieve:
Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches leaving the East Village?

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

As long as the banh mi is good I don't really care what name they use.

THE NOTORIOUS L.I.B.E.R.A.T.I.O.N. said...

What's with the weird reference to Nikki Sixx of Motley Crüe?

findkaye said...

Zon on 6th @ Ave A is wayyyy better.

Anonymous said...

I always thought Nicky's was way superior to Zon, even though I live practically next-door to Zon. I had a sandwich from Zon the other day and it was so salty I thought I was going to have a stroke from my sodium headache. Long live Nicky's/Vicky's/whatever!

Anonymous said...

Zon is a little different. They have those pork patties which are really good.

Anonymous said...

Zon's sandwiches are pretty much equal to Nicky's, but Zon's summer rolls are waaaaayyyy better.

Anonymous said...

I guess this is some form of flattery or a page taken from Samsung and their iPhone copies.

Makeout said...

@ Anon 10;49- It's April. Don't you mean Spring rolls hehehe.

DrGecko said...

Why don't they just name it Icky's and be done with it? Honestly, we're close enough to Ch'town, where the things are 2/3 of the price and 3/2 of the taste.

Charles- Lee said...

I tried all types of vietnamese sandwich and Nicky's is still far the best and the original owner is back and the owner is very friendly.