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980 Shrewsbury Ave, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
(732) 542-4344
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
nice Italian restaurant! great salads!

I have been eating here for about 12 years. Their pizza's are great! Very thin crusts! Linguine and white clam sauce is good. I really like their chicken parm. I LOVE their salads for lunch-especially the gormet salad and I always add grilled chicken-very very satisfying. I haven't ever had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
Gabagail
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Manalapan, New Jersey
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey, Usa
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51 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I used to praise Ninette's as being the absolute best pizza around. However, quietly, it seems that new ownership took over within the past year or so. The pizza is lackluster, to say the least. It's as if the new owners cut corners in quality. The pizza is oily, doesn't have much substance to it, and is nothing like the... More 

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I have been eating here for about 12 years. Their pizza's are great! Very thin crusts! Linguine and white clam sauce is good. I really like their chicken parm. I LOVE their salads for lunch-especially the gormet salad and I always add grilled chicken-very very satisfying. I haven't ever had a bad thing over all the years-and real butter is... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I have used Ninette's for team dinners for the various teams I have coached. I know a number of other coaches that have done the same. The pizza is reliably good. I haven't eaten much else besides that. The staff was always friendly and helpful.

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interlaken, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

A good Italian friend took me to this neighborhood spot. At first blush I had my doubts, but after meeting Paul the owner and his daughter Judy, they were the real deal. Don't be deceived by the red checkered plastic tablecloths , the penne a la vodka is excellent. The Classico pizza packs in the flavor, ask for fresh basil.... More 

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Tinton Falls, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Ninette's is a family owned establishment that prides itself on good homecooked food. The wait staff is also family, and they will guide you on house specialities like the Broccoli Rabe with linguini! The pizza is a nice thin crust and the toppings are plentiful. It can get a bit noisy on the weekend, and there may be a bit... More 

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I'm not sure if they drugged the food or if the people giving positive reviews are actually serious... The atmosphere reminds me of the former Mike & Nelly's on Rt.35 in Ocean (which, if anyone remembers, was shut down after being featured on Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares): They play the same CD every night in the same order, the carpets are... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

It's a pizzeria on one side, dining room to the right. Good Italian food. The chef will change up your order for you if you want, say, extra spicy or something like that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Ninette's delivers again! This was our third time here and the food was unbelievably good. We are Italian, so the standards are high, but Ninette's hit the mark for sure. Paul, the owner, even brought a couple of the dishes out himself and made recommendations on what to order. Don't miss out, get to Ninette's ASAP!

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NJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This is a good Italian restaurant but it is in a shopping center, so it suffers quite a bit in the charm department. But once inside, the food is better than you might expect.

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Horsham, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

One of my friends found Ninette on line and we decided to try it while we were in the area on a saturday night. We tried to get a reservation for 6 but were told they didin't accept them. However, they had a table set up for the 6 of us when we arrived. Our food was very good and... More 

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Additional Information about Ninette's Italian Restaurant

Address: 980 Shrewsbury Ave, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
Phone Number: (732) 542-4344
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Tinton Falls
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 980 Shrewsbury Ave, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Tinton Falls
  • Phone Number: (732) 542-4344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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