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Nina's Classic Cuisine


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Soup du Jour
A delicious hearty soup prepared daily.
Nina’s Seafood Bisque
A blend of cream, sherry, fresh herbs and seafood make this a favorite.
House Salad
Mixed‎ Greens with julienne carrots, cabbage, cucumber, tomato and an antipasto flute.
Large Dinner Salad
A large house salad with fresh mushrooms, cheese, eggs, marinated artichoke bottoms and carmelized nuts.
Small plates offer you an exciting array of tastes in “just right” sizes ideal for passing around the table or enjoying two or three and a meal. Add a soup or house salad to make a complete meal.
Layers of grilled chicken $+5.00
Fried Green Tomato Napoleon
Sliced green tomatoes, lightly breaded and fried, layered with goat cheese and drizzled with balsamic vinegar syrup and green scallion oil.
Half order (2) $6.00
Full order (4) $12.00
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
White mushroom caps filled with our homemade Italian sausage, braised in fresh tomato basil sauce and served with a timble of spaghetti.
Pan Fried Oysters
Succulent oysters pan fried and served with Granny Smith slaw..
Hot and Spicy Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in EVOO, fresh garlic, herbs and crushed red pepper.
Small plate (3 silver dollar crabcakes) $12.00
Big Plate (2 big crabcakes) $22.00
Lump Crabcakes
A special lend of backfin, lump and blue crab along with special seasoning, pan seared and accompanies by cabbage and carrot salad and romellarde sauce.
Small Plate $12.00
Big Plate $20.00
Four Cheese Ravioli Sauteed Shrimp
Ricotta, parmesan, Romano and mozzarella stuffed with sauteed shrimp and tossed in garlic herb butter.
Small Plate $15.00
Big Plate $22.00
Potato Encrusted Orange Roughy
A staple of Nina’s - A firm, flaky mild New Zealand fish coated with potato flakes, sauteed to golden brown, garnished with jumbo shrimp and tomato and horseradish buerre blanc.
Small Plate $18.00
Big Plate $29.00
Rack of Lamb
Rack of New Zealand Lamb coated with special mustard blend and seasoned bread crumbs finished to your specifications.
Grilled Chicken Breast
Jumbo chicken breast marinated in our special seasonings and grilled, then drizzled with balsamic vinegar syrup and a green onion oil.
Chicken Genevoius
Sauteed chicken breast tossed in lemon zested brown sauce with artichoke bottoms, garlic, mushrooms and capers.
Chicken Saltimbocca
Sauteed chicken breast layered with fresh sautéed spinach, procuitto ham and fontina cheese.
Parmesan Tower
Chicken, veal and eggplant lightly breaded and topped with mozzarealla, then stacked and finished with fresh tomato basil sauce.
Homemade Sausage and Peppers
Hand rolled sausage served with grilled onions and peppers, served on a bed of pasta with fresh tomato basil sauce.
Pork Schnitzel
Scaloppini of pork loin, pounded thin, pan fried and topped with lemon caper butter.
Veal Marsala
Tender pillards of veal, sautéed and tossed in a marsala wine and mushroom sauce.
Veal Picatta
Scaloppini of veal coated in a lemon egg batter with a lemon buerre blanc.
Salmon Florentine
Sundried tomato and garlic crusted salmon, seared and topped with fresh sautéed spinach and melted fontina cheese.
Seafood Trio
Broiled‎ grouper, crabcake and skewer of shrimp topped with white wine butter cream sauce
Fine dining, casual atmosphere
$6 - $31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
American, Contemporary, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately Nina's permanently closed and moved from area. Hope the resturant will be opened again by somebody else.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cat B
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Rating based on when they were open. Went by Nina’s last night to find a hand written sign laying on the ground saying “Moved to the Beach”!!! Totally disappointed. Is this for real or is it temporary???More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank L T
ninasinpinehurst, Owner at Nina's Classic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Yes, we are closed. We both had an opportunity to work at The Sanderling Resort in Duck, NC and it was a deal that was too good to refuse. After 25 years of owning our own business we jumped at the chance. It just happened...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Went to Nina’s for the first time tonight and it certainly will not be the last! The service was fun and the food outstanding!! From the seafood bisque to salmon and scallop specials and desserts, all were delicious!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rathburn
ninasinpinehurst, Owner at Nina's Classic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you so much!! I was your server as well as the Owner and you were a pleasure to serve!!

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

I got all specials.... chicken & barley soup, crab stuffed salmon. It was all delicious!! Tate is a fabulous waiter, so ask for him! Loved all the different wine glasses!! Can’t wait to get by here again!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LisaA1960
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Twenty years ago this month, our friends came to NC to attend our wedding. One of the best times/meal we enjoyed was at Nina’s in their old location. Ever since, every time they visit, we go to Nina’s and it doesn’t disappoint. Fresh ingredients, friendly,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lee F
ninasinpinehurst, Owner at Nina's Classic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for all your years of patronage!!

Reviewed April 21, 2018

I selected one of the 'soup of the day' offerings...Roasted Tomato with smoked Gouda. The soup was excellent! My 'entree' was the small plate - 1 very large, extremely tasty crab cake served over mashed potatoes with fresh vegetables. My cousin enjoyed the Italian Peppers...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We have a standing Friday night reservation because of the service consistency of the food in the variation from specials and the regular menu of what they have in the atmosphere is absolutely peaceful

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jimf791
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We went here with friends who live in the area when visiting. What a wonderful spot! The staff was warm and welcoming in this intimate spot. Service was great, food was even better. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Two of us got a salmon special,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank susanrM6385OK
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Good choice for lunch or dinner. Service is good as are the prices. Pleasant room. Food is of consistent quality.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 972doloresm
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We found Nina’s through Trip Advisor. It was an excellent choice. Their specialty appetizer, Fried Green Tomatoes, was served with a goat cheese topping and aioli and balsamic vinegar to taste. Out rack of lamb was seasoned perfectly and cooked as ordered. Don’t miss the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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February 15, 2016|
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Response from Vickie H | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking the old town of pinehurst maybe 2 miles down US 5...the new shops of Pinehurst are just blocks away ...just past Olmstead Village on 211 going toward the traffic circle. You will not be disappointed in the... More
Victoria S
November 17, 2015|
Response from ninas1993 | Property representative |
Yes, we do, in any dollar amount. Please call 910-235-4600 to order one.
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March 14, 2015|
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Response from ninas1993 | Property representative |
I do have a wine list. I don't know what you consider extensive, but I have about 50 different wines. Please come check us out.
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