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Nino's Italian Restaurant

7512 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-1627
225-757-9300
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Ranked #13 of 912 Restaurants in Baton Rouge
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Locally Owned and Operated, Ninos Italian features a fresh, simple, and local approach to fine dining. Come experience our fresh rolled pastas, bread baked daily, and a truly unique made from scratch menu.
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Louisiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We went out with friends to this small intimate spot. It was our 4th visit, since we enjoyed it on the other occasions. The menu had changed, and our favorites were missing. We tried new items, and each was over seasoned. I will probably not go back for a long while.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Nowhere in the city will you find a restaurant like this one. From the outside, it's not what you'd expect. Small place that packs a lot of love and freshness into every dish. Everything made to order. Emphasis on local produce, which I appreciate. House-cured meats, fresh baked sourdough and fresh pasta - all made in house. Try the gnocchi... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Upon reviewing the menu I was afraid that I couldn't eat there and maintain my successful weight loss. The chef came to my table to ask what my concerns and needs were. He made recommendations of dishes and suggested modifications that would meet my needs. The result was a wonderful and flavorful dish of fresh ingredients, some of which I... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My husband and I stopped at Nino's Italian for lunch. It's a small place with big ambience! We shared the mussels appetizer....there were a lot of mussels! My husband had a Ragu with duck confit...wonderful. I wanted something lighter; so, I ordered the grilled romaine salad with shrimp. It was perfect. Our waitress Laney was very attentive. If we lived... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

East to drive past, but hard to leave.. Quaint little restaurant in the quieter corner of a food packed area! Amazingly delicious food for great prices (especially once you consider the value). The hearts of romain salad and mushroom pasta were both heavenly. If you want great food, go to Ninos.

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New Orleans
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102 reviews 102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A small restaurant, family run, serving Italian food that is locally sourced and prepared to order. Menu selections are somewhat different and some unusual dishes are offered. Service was good and the noise level is low. The manager is actively engaged in preparation and serving. For run of-the-mill Italian food, I find the nearby Little Village more reasonable and food... More 

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Louisiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We came early on three occasions, and by six pm every table was taken on each visit. Reservations are a must in this small restaurant on Essen. The chef varies the ingredients to items, and they are not always the same as described on the menu. However, the end result is usually excellent. We had an enjoyable dining experience each... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Nino's is a small restaurant with outstanding food. The portions are reasonably sized and prices are reasonable for the high quality of food. Many of the ingredients are from local suppliers, and the menu includes a list of them. Recently we had dinner there with friends and I chose the pasta (black and white) with mussels and oyster and shitake... More 

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Cincinnati
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137 reviews 137 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nino's is the type of restaurant you would expect in NYC or San Francisco but not Baton Rouge. They have taken Italian as a base and then applied local source ingredients, house made sauces and pasta, and a lot of creativity to create something special. We started with the Crab Cakes which were mostly crab and then the goat cheese... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have eaten at Nino's several times and have never been disappointed. Every time I have brought guests they have raved about the food.

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Address: 7512 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-1627
Phone Number: 225-757-9300
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
Cuisine: Italian

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