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2817 W. Dallas St (Montrose Blvd.) Send to Phone

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Nino's Restaurant Review

: This charming restaurant, located in an old house next door to its younger sibling Vincent’s, is a cozy classic. And, at 22, this older, more-seasoned veteran just gets better with age. The rustic ambiance is welcoming with rich, dark woods, authentic Italian pottery and hanging herbs. All this effectively sets the mood for what Nino’s menu declares as down-home Italian cuisine. Just one visit to the huge, eighteenth-century antique antipasto table and you’ll feel right at home, especially if home is Sicily. From the table of tantalizing starters, you would do well to move on to the Misto salad, where breaded and sautéed goat cheese adds a tangy zip to leafy greens and roasted red peppers. Hearty entrées also recall a time gone by, when pasta was better known as spaghetti. The house specialty is Veal Vincent, perfectly crisp sautéed veal medallions topped with artichokes. Longtime patrons swear by the Scampi alla Griglia (shrimp and lump crab in herb butter). But the best bet is to call ahead to find out when the osso buco special is planned for the week. The succulent, slow-roasted, bone-in flavor of the tender veal shank is an offer you wouldn’t want to refuse.


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