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Osteria Nino

19 Third Ave. (Middlesex Turnpike) Send to Phone
This Roman kitchen in Burlington offers a menu that ranges from simply prepared bruschetta to cavatelli with cured pork.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Osteria Nino Restaurant Review

: Osteria Nino in Burlington offers a menu featuring starters made with local ingredients, perhaps Maine lobster and Ipswich clams. Seasonal dishes highlight interesting takes on tradition: roasted eggplant salad with watermelon, and beet salad filled with hazelnuts. Order a glass of Super Tuscan Cabernet and settle into the comfortable dining room or the bar in front of the open kitchen. Begin with a salad pizza, which might not be as healthy as you think, but it’s all the more flavorful topped with fresh prosciutto, arugula, red onion and Parmesan. For main courses, expect Italian favorites such as the simply prepared cacio e pepe (al dente "guitar string" pasta tossed with black pepper and pecorino Romano). We like the cavatelli all' amatriciana, a pillowy pasta combined with spiced-up sauce and crispy cured pork. Spaghetti puttanesca, lobster ravioli, mushroom lasagna and chicken risotto are possibilities, too. Finish the meal by sharing creamy tiramisu. A group of 10 or more can request the suckling pig roast by contacting the restaurant in advance. Special dinners are held throughout the year.


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