Nesso Coastal Italia
Nesso connects you to the influences of coastal Italian right here in Indianapolis. Either by the farms we showcase or the wine we proudly source for a Midwest city, Indianapolis has all of the elements to bring together a beautiful experience of food, wine, and hospitality.
Lived up to all its preopening hype. An enjoyable evening.
Great food great service. Another Cunningham group success story!!!
We had a reservation for 5, myself, my husband, my daughter and fiance, and a friend. I had to change the number of people in the reservation 3 times throughout the day and they were extremely accomodating throughout. We were seated on time graciously and well attended throughout the meal. Prices were average for a nicer place and food was delicious. My husband and I ordered the veal and were very happy. My daughter ordered the salmon and loved it. My friend ordered the lobster sausage stuffed pasta and everyone was pleased with their meal and not a crumb of food was left. Portions were on the small side and the drink menu was difficult to read due to the Italian names but all in all it was a great experience! I also had the coffee gelato to top it off and was forced into sharing by everyone at my table it was so tasty! Enjoy, I highly recommend!
Fantastic place with food that is an experience all unto itself.
Fabulous food, excellent cocktails. The menu was unique without being overdone or too stuffy. Each course was beautifully presented. We will be back!
Excellent service and beautiful presentation. A very extensive and impressive wine list for every food pairing.
Sea bass and the service were both phenomenal! Will be back again!
Great find! Excellent service tasty food and reasonably priced. I look forward returning when I’m in Indy next time. Gnocchi and prosciutto wrapped dates were awesome.
Nesso has become one of my favorite restaurants in Indy. Servers are all well trained in first class service and are very knowledgeable about the menu and suggesting wine pairings. Matt, the bartender, is such a pro !!! Really knows the art of making cocktail and finer points of "crafting" new and old favorites. Bar is also a great place to have dinner as well. I am often a single when dining and love a place where the bar is as good and more enjoyable than sitting at a table alone. Five stars from me !!
Molly our waitress was outstanding and very personable. Greeting us by name and wishing my SO happy birthday when we first sat down was a very nice touch and made for a special, curated experience. She was also very knowledgeable on the menu. All other staff were also very personable and knowledgeable. The setting was lovely (we were there for the shades to be drawn) and the noise level was PERFECT (cannot emphasize this enough!). The food and drinks were also phenomenal and good serving sizes. We will be back again. Thank you for a great experience.
We had an amazing experience. The food, service and ambiance was perfect. Highly recommended!!!
Nesso was a nice experience with great food and ambiance and reasonably priced. Our server, Lee, was outstanding and made our evening more special.
My husbands 60th birthday
The food was exceptional and the ambiance was classy AND comfortable.
Very unusual Italian dishes, but amazing flavors! The waitstaff was a bit slow when we were first seated, and the manager came out, apologized for the delay, and gave our table THREE appetizers on the house! After that, the waitstaff was very attentive and we had no problems whatsoever. The decor is beautiful, seating is great and not on top of each other, lighting is perfect, and noise level is just where it should be. Very pleasant experience, and again, amazing food! I would highly recommend, and we will return!
What a wonderful restaurant! This was our third visit. We will go again soon to sample their spring menu.
Beautiful food, attentive service, lovely space (we were in the front dining room).
Wonderful restaurant in a great location. Beautiful ambiance, delicious food and good service. I loved the bruschetta and the gnocchi.
Service was excellent, very easy to share dishes, great wine with a nice variety of price points. My second time here. Does NOT disappoint
Love the atmosphere
Celebrated our 15th anniversary here. Sommelier was outstanding and fun. Food excellent. Appreciate the appropriate size portions. Lovely celebration treat at the end. Thank you!!
Service and food was awesome!!!
Our party of four loved the experience at Nesso. Food was outstanding! It is expensive, but worth it for a special evening.
Wonderful meal, excellent service, staff from hostess to server all friendly & professional... Surprisingly no bread & oil served w/meal although their focus is on a traditional Italian experience. My Wife’s family is Italian and I’ve never had an Italian meal without bread & oil - Nesso should consider offering it... the rest down to coffee & dessert was excellent!
From start to finish this is proof that Cunningham gets it and that Indy is really crushing it in terms of restaurant variety. The interior of Nesso is great - good lighting and nice modern feel - we got a small table but recommend requesting the larger couch seating for two- four. We started with the octopus and carpaccio and both were fabulous. We also did the Agnolotti pasta, Sea Bass and one additional pasta option. It was small plates of pasta but ample portions and delicious. We selected a wine as well and had the right attention paid to us in terms of re-pours as the bottle was left off the table. Our server was fun and easygoing and happy to chat with us. We had no idea Nesso existed since we are in Hamilton County and it was nothing short of a fantastic surprise.
Unique menu, excellent in every way. Best Old Fashion in town.
Spectacular food, and service to match. Job well done!
Our server was very attentive and did a nice job describing dishes. Our table was a booth up front which was comfortable and roomy. Food was good but not outstanding. Gnocchi dish is not traditional gnocchi and it lacks punch. The veal was good and the Carbonara was nice.
It was tasty, but portions are small. I cleaned my plate, even after also having an appetizer.
If we come back, we’ll focus on getting just pastas, risotto and tiramisu, because those are the shining stars. This was our second time here and we compare it to Vida (our favorite) and Cerulean, the restaurant that used to be in this space. Both of those places are/were superior to Nesso in our opinion. The “bread” they claim is made fresh daily by a pastry chef was toasted, (inedible without being soaked in the dipping oil, which you don’t get enough of, and what do you get isn’t very flavorful) and the flavors and textures were all similar to each other and kind of boring. We like the bread at Vida so we hoped for better. The pastas (gnocchi, agnolotti and mezzaluna) are amazing, and the risotto with foie gras is outstanding. We will likely return for those things in future.
My husband and I were meeting friends to dine at Nesso for the first time. We were early and decided to grab a drink in the bar. The bartender was very pleasant and knowledgeable.
Once our friends arrived, we were seated and Anthony was our server. He was outstanding! He was very friendly and helpful with our food questions.
But the food.... WOW! It was delicious!
Can’t wait to go back!
Our group shared the bruscetta , the figs and the carbonara pasta. They were all fabulous. Then we had the scallops, salmon and veal. Everyone loved their entrees and suggested wine selections were perfect. Will go back
Great service and food was amazing we will definitely be back
Helpful knowledgeable staff and good food
This is our third time at Nesso. We have had outstanding meals all three times. Everything from cocktails to appetizers, to main courses to desserts are prepared to perfection and served in style. We will continue to frequent this restaurant. It is quickly becoming our favorite dining spot in Indy.
From the greeting to departing, we were very impressed with the atmosphere, the kind and detailed menu explanations, the recommendations by waiter Lee, the presentation of the food, and the flavorful enjoyment of each item ordered! We did not feel rushed, while everything was served in a timely manner, and the recommendation of the Tiramasu was OUTSTANDING - it was all the tiramasus we have ever ordered consolidated into one "to die for" magnificent ending to a most enjoyable meal and experience. We have already recommended others to you, and we will be back, and bring friends!!!
Pork Shank was amazing. Nice atmosphere. Service not rushed. Great place for a business dinner.
Unfortunately, Nesso has taken a downward turn since it first opened. Several menu items don’t have the same quality...while some new offerings were just clear misses. Hopefully they can get it together, as it used to be a favorite Cunningham Group restaurant for me.
We were celebrating a birthday for our adult son and his family. We were disappointed that there was no children's menu but there was spaghetti so we thought that would be okay. It was covered in lemon oil and of course the kids wouldn't eat it. So many of the dishes were coated with lemon! Then the dessert selection wasn't very good. I understand having Italian desserts but you should ALWAYS offer chocolate cake or ice cream or cheesecake. We often come in and sit at the bar and love the staff but the food might keep us away.
Excellent Italian. About as close as you can get to the real thing in Indy.
Servers need to not rush you