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Nina's Italian Ristorante

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8801 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-2722
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with friends the other night at Nina's. Food was good, service was good, atmosphere was good.

Thank mrmachine
Boca Raton, Florida
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Italian food. Wide menu variety. Well flavored. Service attentive and knowledgeable. Recommended for families

Thank Hugh_Albright
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Vito is the chef he Comes from il Palio in the Sienna Hotel And is first rate tremendous soups and sauces. Great Osso Buco Cant understand someone complaining about the veal. The only place my wife will order veal. Milk fed provimi veal only the best quality Award winning wine list Great food and a good value White tablecloths and... More 

Thank SRaoulW
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We ate at Nina's a few weeks ago. Even though we had a reservation and went quite early, we stood waiting for someone to come seat us for at least five minutes. This was during the week, and the restaurant was 3/4 empty. I was disappointed in my Nina's Farfalle--there was more heavy butter sauce than there was pasta. It... More 

Thank cgfurr
Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This Italian restaurant had been recommended to us so we tried it last night...It is a very intimate place with music and Italian décor...We were seated promptly and waited on almost immediately....Jordan was a very efficient wait person....very courteous and accommodating.......The menu included many interesting entrees to choose from....We finally decided on a chicken breast dish with vegetables...Food and service... More 

Thank Jeanette B
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting this restaurant for years and can say that it is a local favorite. Food is consistently good, always have specials worthy of trying, extensive and affordable wine selection, but best of all, is the friendly service. Highly recommend

Thank Jose A. T
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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299 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The calamari was some of the best I have ever had. The rest of the food was very good as well and the service was the best.

Thank HyattHilton
Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Ok...service slow ..Ordered steak most expensive item and it was good...appletini needed work. Whiskey was fine.

Thank Sherry G
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We've been going to Nina's for years, and I almost didn't post a review because we like Nina's and don't necessarily want to share it. Nina's isn't necessarily on the beaten path. It sits at the end of a small strip of stores in northern Raleigh. It could be easy to overlook. But the food and the service make Nina's... More 

Thank Raleighinnovator
North Carolina
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The restaurant is located nearby and we used to go there more frequently. For a time it seemed like you could tell by the flavor of the food whether or not Nina was in the kitchen. Ordered eggplant parm (not on the menu but they will always make it for you) - it was excellent and full of flavor. Great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8801 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-2722
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: 919-845-1122

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