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Nina's Italian Ristorante

8801 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-2722
+1 919-845-1122
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (10 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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8801 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-2722
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Old world charm. Tall pours.Big tasty servings. Salads so fresh and green. Always Freshly baked bread. Pasta done just like your MaMa’s...Inventive...friendly...easy parking... All entrees are Extremely well priced. Enjoy Nina’s is the place!!!

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Girls night out and Tuesday is 1/2 price wine night jackpot! The warm bread and basalmic tomato dipping sauce was such a delightful beginning. The salads arrived dressed with only oil and no vinegar or anything. I ordered my dressing on the side and shared...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This pleasant restaurant in a North Raleigh shopping center has been going for several years but I hadn't been there for at least 10 years. I joined friends and found it still a good local Italian restaurant which several seafood items on the menu. First,...More

Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Our server was new and needed additional training, so when we realized this we mentioned it to the manager and she and the bartender both pitched in to speed things along. Will definitely go back for the food! Also, they allowed us to bring a...More

Thank lovelakemurray
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, large portions, great attentive service and reasonable prices. The bruschetta was amazing!! The lobster risotto was to die for, the fish dish was excellent, and veal was the best we've ever had. We will be back, often!

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great local restaurant that has been serving Italian food here for years. Always good, attentive staff. Great place to share a meal with friends and family.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

If you have ever gone Italian in Boston's North End or NYC, I am afraid you will be disappointed. Food okay, but a bit bland and, to my mind, overpriced. Penna alla Vodka lacked punch and was $18. Linguini Frutti ok, but $22. Scampi $18.50...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

I read in a local magazine that the restaurant has been sold for months but even the web site still indicates that Nina and her late husband are the owners. I have seen no other publicity about the sale, and most people probably are not...More

Thank Smith58z
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had a special birthday celebration for 7 adults. Nina's has a great round table in the middle of the room that makes talking and eating together a real treat, and an unusual one compared to most quality restaurants. The menu choices were perfect for...More

Thank orth1
Reviewed 19 July 2016

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

Thank mrmachine
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$16 - US$20
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8801 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-2722
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-845-1122
Authentic Traditional and Modern Italian Cooking with Daily Fresh Prepared Homemade Pastas, Carni and Seafood.
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