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4410 N. 40th St. (Campbell Ave.) Send to Phone
Where can you get Italian comfort food, given a sophisticated contemporary American spin? At Nonni's Kitchen, a hip, hard-surfaced restaurant with a kitschy d├ęcor and great wine list.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Nonni's Kitchen Restaurant Review

: Kitsched up with ceramic roosters and kitchen utensils, this hard-surfaced but cozy trattoria (owned by Tom and Chrysa Kaufman of Rancho Pinot) pays homage to Chrysa's Italian grandma and the comfort foods of her kitchen. The Italian-edged menu offers pasta, crispy flattened hen and the best antipasto platter in town as well as modern interpretations of classic preparations and ingredients. The seasonal menu changes frequently so keep an eye out for crispy, pan-seared halibut with new potatoes, artichokes and lemon-caper aioli. It's fabulous. Lucky for you, the mesquite-grilled flatbread (a must for mopping up the juices and sauces on your plate) and dense, cake-like doughnuts, served with a drizzle of honey, are always available. Meanwhile, wine wonks will be pleased with Tom's moderately priced but impressive wine list, which features 30 by-the-glass selections from Italy and the U.S. Guess you could say the underlying premise of this casual neighborhood place is a modern spin on Carpe Diem: Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we diet.


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