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Reviewed February 7, 2022 via mobile

Their broccoli rabe and fried calamari were unparalleled. Sadly, the restaurant closed at the end of May after years as a Waterbury institution.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 20, 2021

We arrived at 11:30. We did not leave until 1:30. I had to ask the server to clean the table because it had crumbs and bits of salad on it. It took an hour and fifteen minutes before we got our food. The fresh ravioli...was overcooked, the sausage parma was overcooked, the steak sandwich was dried out from being overcooked.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed May 11, 2020

Our Mother's Day experience with Nino's was awesome. As it was curbside pickup, Nino's did a great job organizing the pickup and as usual providing a great meal that was ready for our pickup time, the wait was very short. When we got home the...chicken parm. was amazing, the homemade pasta was amazing and everyone enjoyed it. I will definitely go here again. Great service.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed April 25, 2020

Today the missus and me got the first take out in 7 weeks. We got from Nino's and damn it was good. I was a little skeptical at first but the food was every bit as good as when we eat in. 5 stars to...Nino's and all their staff.More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

A picture is worth a thousand words. But I forgot to take a picture of my dinner last night at Nino's. It was very delicious and I'd like to convey that in this review. A moist piece of salmon grilled with great care and served...with a baked potato and a mix of sauteed spinach, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, vinegar peppers, and garlic. The chef took a lonely piece of grilled salmon and elevated it to an Italian masterpiece. It was healthy, yet rich in flavor and I loved it. I've already written a review for Nino's in the past, but this dinner was so good I felt it was worthy of it's own review. My wife had a cheese pizza. I've never had pizza at Nino's so I tasted a slice and it was very good. Jody, thank you again for another great night at Nino's.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

Food and service was very good. Plenty to choose from. Would definitely go back. Their homemade pasta is a must.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

My husband and i went with the kids for dinner. The dinning room was a little dated but the food was good for the price. The service was a tad slow, but his excellent personality made up for it. We had fried mozz and calamari...for an app. Both were decent. We also had the homemade pasta which was excellent. The martinis were excellent. They were strong and well made!!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 7, 2020

Delicious Italian food at a reasonable price. Our favorite is the cavatelli alla Nino (we substitute the cavatelli for homemade gemelli). Great dish. Bread and salad good and martinis are awesome. Mario is a great server. A must stop if you are in the area....If you are still hungry, have a tartufo for desert.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

Generous portions, great service, convenient location to Interstate 84... had a very enjoyable meal. We ordered a variety of appetizers, entrees, and dessert and everyone enjoyed it!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

Wings were amazing! Pizza wasn’t bad. Very oily though. Wait time was about 30mins. Within walking distance if you are staying at the Quality inn near by. A little expensive.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Well, my title says it all. Maybe the cocktails are a tad expensive, but the house wines are fine. We had 2 different meals here, with appetizers, and we enjoyed them thoroughly.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 20, 2019

We had a family lunch at Nino's Restaurant in Waterbury Connecticut. We drove 2.5 hours from Union NJ and they drove about same time from Boston Massachusetts. From the bread, apetizers, salads and food we can say that was a very pleasant place to have...a meal Fresh food and very tasty. I will recommend to everyone in the area.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

I had cheese ravioli to go and they were close to my grandmother's home made ravioli. Highest compliment. The cheese to pasta ratio was good, the pasta was tasty, they did not fall apart when I cooked them.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 9, 2019

I recently planned a large party and Jody was wonderful! She arranged to set up a large table in the open section of the dining room. The wait staff was polite and very attentive. A great selection of salads and Italian cuisine.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Went here on a quiet Sunday early evening based on Trip Advisor reviews and the desire for a quiet but quality meal. Our group of four was very satisfied! Excellent food and terrific, friendly service, very accommodating. Easy to find and good parking.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Nino's Trattoria Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5