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Ninette's Italian Restaurant

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980 Shrewsbury Ave, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724-3071
(732) 542-4344
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Red Bank, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We would go there in a blizzard. I discovered it when my daughter was 10 and she went there for pizza with her friend . Gone there ever since. Paul was always so nice to us. He would always have specials too and he knew I loved eggplant. His was the best ! When white eggplant was in season he... More 

Thank dec07
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Ninette's closed down and moved out. You will not be able to get a table there LOL. Shuttered outside - unfortunate because we used to go there periodically with neighbors.

Thank Susan R
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Started going there when I was in High school 20+ years ago! . Best Pizza , great food , great Family!

Thank coachheat1
Chatham, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Sadly, Ninette's has closed. We went for 30+ years. Best pizza around, great family atmosphere. It will be greatly missed. Good luck to Paul the owner and his family

1 Thank Mark G
Eatontown, New Jersey
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139 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Needed to eat late. Tried one Italian place...closed already at 9pm! Let's try Ninette's! We've heard plenty about the place over the years so I finally got to try it. It's situated off Route 35, in the back of a shopping plaza so you'd never know it's there. They have a green and white check theme inside instead of the... More 

Thank Kathy A
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This is a great family restaurant that invariably provides wonderful food at a great price. This has been a family meeting place for many years.

Thank Charles R
Tinton Falls, New Jersey, Usa
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
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 

Thank RonboNJ
Manalapan, New Jersey
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

Thank Gabagail
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank Coltergeist
interlaken, NJ
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 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 

Thank Hutch531

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 980 Shrewsbury Ave, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724-3071
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Tinton Falls
  • Phone Number: (732) 542-4344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?