“Best brunch for Mother’s Day” 2017 Stateline Nissan

“First time semifinalist for Best Chef Northeast” 2016 Providence Journal

“Chef Derek Wagner gives new meaning to Nick at Nite”  2017 Orbitz

“Cooking Nose to Tail” 2012  Edible Rhody

“I was entranced watching the magical dance that happens in the kitchen” Tara Donne

“Among a field of standouts, this season Nicks on Broadway chef/owner Derek Wagner takes top honors for the sheer brilliance of his sense of flavor.  And we’re talking dinner here.” Go Local Prov

“The Best Dinner Date Destination, 2010″ The Providence Phoenix

“Nicks on Broadway is a dramatic dining concept,… a touch of class” The London Independent

“One of the worlds best restaurants” 2009, 2010 Fodor’s International Travel Guide

“comfort and hospitality…the chef who’s hitting his stride in a big way” Peter Agostinelli

“Nicks on Broadway never disappoints” Providence Monthly

“Nicks on Broadway is simply amazing” The Providence Phoenix

“Wagner prepares every dish with the same earnest execution and loyalty to local ingredients, which I notice…”   Food & Wine

“memorably chic”  Boston Phoenix

“quietly gathering acclaim…a star chef”    The Boston Globe

“the dishes are long on flavor, well-made, delicious and smart.”    Peter Greenberg Worldwide

“multiple foodgasms”  The Coquettish Cook

“one of the best places for breakfast in America”  Esquire Magazine