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Ninette's Italian Restaurant

980 Shrewsbury Ave, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
(732) 542-4344
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Ranked #13 of 31 Restaurants in Tinton Falls
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jun 6, 2014
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

I have been going to Ninette's with family since I was a kid and it continues to be our go to Italian restaurant. Now that we live out of state, it seems to be a constant when we visit NJ, either eating in the restaurant or taking food to go. Overall, they have excellent marinara sauce, and consistently good pasta... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

Ninettes is my go to Italian restaraunt when I go back to Jersey for great Italian food. It's a local favorite with a casual atmosphere. The bread is hot and crusty and sooooo good. We has 3 loaves and could have eaten it all night. We ordered mussels and calamari for appetizers and they were both great. My daughter and... More

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