Nino's

4.6
85 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Nino’s Restaurant is the first restaurant owned by the legendary Nino Selimaj. Fine Italian dining is what we do best, couple with that romantic live music and excellent service and you have a perfect recipe for a memorable outing.

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Sun - Thu 4:00PM - 6:00PM

What 85 people are saying
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LynnG
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Really good food.
A bit expensive
Didn’t seem too interested in vaccine cards. Too casual an attitude.Waiters did not wear masks but were attentive.
I’m very careful about these things so I probably won’t go back.

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viphjd12
New York Area
123 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect setting for dinner. Food excellent and service was great . My friend said best Sole and prepared exactly how she requested! Love!

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BobR
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant, delicious food, extraordinary service and the musical accompaniment of an extremely talented guitarist and singer. Highly recommend!

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JoeD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Nino himself makes sure his restaurant maintains old world charm. The waiters were warm, knowledgeable and discreet. Our food was terrific - spinach ravioli started us off and the veal chop and Chilean seabass were superb. We definitely will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. The veal medallions were excellent. Very good service.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My boyfriend and I are from New Jersey, for our anniversary a year ago we went to Nino’s for a nice Italian dinner and we were beyond impressed. So much so, that we would have random conversations reminiscing about how delicious the food was and how romantic the atmosphere was! Last night we decided to go back a year later and everything from the food to the service was exactly as we remembered. Nino himself had this AMAZING fruit platter brought over after dinner which was the most perfect way to end the night on a sweet note. Although this has become our yearly tradition, I know we will be making more than one date night to travel back. If you’re a local - do not think twice about going!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal and service

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Watch out for pieces of specials. My salad special was $26.00

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vipAnnT
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thurs, Fri, Sat - musicians perform (excellent Sinatra-style voice and repertoire). Food is exception. Looked like lots of interesting cocktails.

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vipMoinSWFL
Naples
100 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Odd to be in a restaurant where we were one of only two occupied tables. Our food and service was very good. Nino’s is definitely a neighborhood staple.

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Raina
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Waiters are not attentive. Food comes out cold and under seasoned. Way overpriced, especially for frozen fish that I could make better at home. Unclean environment, tacky decor, subpar music. I was baffled by how underwhelming it all was as compared to the ratings. We will never visit this place again, and I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone.

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AlaraA
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Love Nino’s!! The food is delicious and the ambiance is awesome! They have live music on certain nights and it is so fun! Nino is a lovely man and his staff is attentive and kind.

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GeraldB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding experience. Wonderful atmosphere, attentive service, delicious food. I will definitely go back.

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manuelm
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Had lunch midweek. Older crowd. Reasonably priced lunch specials. Rest of the menu is fairly expensive but the food is very good and the portions are generous.

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luigi2018
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Had a nice lunch. Good food. Charming host. Service a bit slow, but it was early afternoon.

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queensgirl
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our family dinner at Nino's was delightful. The service was attentive and considerate and the food was excellent. Because it was an early dinner on a Monday evening (6:15pm), it was quiet, not sure how quiet it would be if the room was full.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The upper Eastside GEM! outstanding food and service and great music. The veal parmigiana dinner and tiramisu dessert the best I ever had! Love Nino’s.

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vipPatP
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive staff without being over the top. Food was prepared well with amazing taste and presentation

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BartE
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The live entertainment singer was fantastic! I couldn't have been more pleased with the food and service.

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vipnicholasv
New York Area
84 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is a wonderful restaurant with Nino himself at the helm ! Food is always good service attentive you can’t ask for anything else . I came from Miami to eat here . Can’t wait to return!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely and LOW noise level. What a pleasure to be able to hear my dinner companions and not feel the stress of the noise that so frequently accompanies dining these days.

Very fresh and good food.

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vipUESAdiR
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a wonderful birthday celebration- attentive service, great food and live music which was such a treat! Highly recommended!

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AndyPatNYC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very nice dining experience- outdoors, nice jazz combo playing. Excellent fish dishes

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vipJoel
New York Area
112 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, excellent service, and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere make Nino's a neighborhood favorite. Nino is there all the time, making sure that high standards are kept. On weekends, there is often a duo providing very appropriate music. Go to Nino's and enjoy!

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viphjd12
New York Area
124 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful restaurant . From the moment you are greeted, great service and the most delicious meal !

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vipladieswholunch
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I no longer live in NYC, but this is my favorite restaurant & I will visit whenever possible. On a stormy night, it was the best place to gather with friends after a long hiatus. Couldn’t have been better.

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vipJonathan
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall it was great. We will be back!

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vipstiles
Los Angeles
420 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Baked clams great as was Caesar salad. Fish dishes tasty and with nice sauce. Loved the green beans and tomotoes

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vipMetFan
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great attentive service, great food, lovely evening.

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vipFrequenta
New York Area
120 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My long time friend and I celebrated our August birthdays at Nino's, and we were treated like royalty! Everything was perfect - the setting, the ambiance, the service and the succulent food. We cannot wait to return

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merylnyc
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I had the home made cavatelli with broccolii rabe and sausage. It was really, really good. The complimentary tapinade and bread was tasty while waiting for our pasta to arrive. Paired with a nice house white wine, it was a perfect dinner with a friend. I'll be back!

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TGJ303
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect service, a beautifully laid table the food prepare and served to perfection.
Highly recommend

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vipLuvfoo
New York Area
110 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a wonderful treat to discover Nino’s. Thanks Open Table and Restuarant week for this great discovery. My husband and I went for lunch and had a wonderful time. He ordered the Parmesan crusted chicken which came with green beans and carrots and a lovely delicious lemon sauce. He doesn’t particularly like string beans or carrots but he told me that the lemon sauce just made it so delicious and he ate every drop of his plate. I had the spinach raviolis in pesto sauce which was also delicious. Check out the beautiful detail on my dish… A simple tomato peeling turned into a beautiful rose. Is that not nice? We had agreed to share our dishes but when I saw my husband’s expression after his first bite of the chicken I realized I wasn’t going to be able to share it with him ha ha. He did offer me a couple bites and I must agree the chicken was very good. They started us off with a free appetizer of some flavorful hummus and some very nice bread. Our waiter was very nice as was the bus boy and all the service people working there were just lovely. We had a great time and we will be returning.

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vipDavid
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very nice and quiet old school restaurant. I recommend it.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was impeccable. We really enjoyed our meal and will definitely return.

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BernardG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, service was excellent and the pricing in a luncheon special was amazing

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vipMERRICK
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall, my experience at Nino's was great! The service was impeccable my guest and I really enjoyed the space and the music selection. Our appetizers, main courses and wine were all really good. I will definitely return to try more menu items.

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ValerieO
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and engagement. Nono was so welcoming. The food was fabulous and the environment so welcoming we met new friends at several of the tables. Highly highly recommend!

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vipFishy
Tampa
17 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Classic Italian. Nice wine list. Desserts are a nice finish.

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vipRichardC
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food good service. Old style Italian.

FAQs

Nino's offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 988-0002.

Nino's is rated 4.6 stars by 85 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.