Nino's Cucina Italiana

Red Sauce Italian

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Overview

Since 1968, Nino’s Cucina Italiana serves red-sauce Italian fare like lobster diavolo, veal parmigiana, lasagna and gnocchi, all paired with wines from an Italian-centric list. An outdoor patio and intimate dining room instill a relaxed atmosphere that brings back longtime regulars and new diners alike.

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Menu for Nino's Cucina Italiana

Main Menu

Antipasti

  • Antipasto Supremo prosciutto,sopersata, salami, provolone cheese,caponata, roasted peppers, black olives, and pepperoncini
    $9.50
  • Bresaola Con Arugola air-dried beef with arugula salad and grana padano shavings in a light vinaigrette
    $9.50
  • Fresh Mussels Posillipo sautéed in extra-virgin olive oil with garlic, marinara sauce and fresh herbs, served in the shell
    $9.00
  • Baked Clams Oreganata fresh-shucked clams seasoned with oregano, baked and presented on-the-half shell
    $9.00
  • Escargot Nino's cooked in seasoned butter with garlic, laced with brandy and pernod
    $9.00
  • Calamari Fritti encased in a light batter, fried to a tender degree, served with marinara sauce
    $9.50

Zuppe, Insalata

  • Minestrone Di Verdura italian vegetable soup with pasta
    $7.00
  • Insalata Della Casa baby greens, ripe tomatoes, goat cheese cranberries roasted walnuts, served with a raspberry vinaigrette
    $5.75
  • Cesare nino's signature caesar salad
    $5.75
  • Insalata Caprese imported fresh buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and fresh basil on a bed of arugula and served with balsamic vinegarette dressing
    $8.75

Pasta's

  • Papperdelle Verde peas, zucchini, asparagus and prosciutto tossed in a light demi glaze cream sauce
    $19.00
  • Lasagna Al Forno flat pasta layered with bolognese and italian cheeses, béchamel and sprinkled with grated grana padano
    $18.00
  • Gnocchi Alla Casalinga homemade potato dumplings served in a bolognese sauce with a splash of cream
    $17.50
  • Orecchiette Con Salsicce E Rapini small shell shaped pasta tossed with mild italian sausage, rapini and tomato
    $18.00
  • Penne Alla Vodka topped with prosciutto, prepared and served in a light tomato, creamy vodka sauce
    $18.00
  • Spaghetti Con Polpette Di Carne spaghetti with homemade meatballs
    $18.00
  • Melanzane Parmigiana slices of eggplant layered with mozzarella and ricotta cheese, grana padano topped with a marinara sauce
    $18.00
  • Penne Gabriela tossed with eggplant and tomatoes, fior di latte moz­zarella and fresh basil
    $18.00

Pasta E Frutti Di Mare

  • Capellini Elena sautéed fresh shrimp and spinach tossed with angel hair pasta in a light cream sauce
    $19.00
  • Fettucine Alla Michela sautéed fresh shrimp and scallops in a light pernod and saffron cream sauce
    $19.00
  • Spaghetti Vongole littleneck clams, choice of red or white clam sauce
    $19.00
  • Appetizer-Sized Pasta Dishes
    Pasta Appetizer $10.50
    Pasta Appetizer With Seafood $12.50

Frutti Di Mare

  • Scampi Alla Nino's giant scampi sautéed in wine, lemon butter, garlic and fresh herbs, marinara sauce
    $26.00
  • Zuppe Di Pesce shrimp, scallops, calms mussels and grouper in a spicy marinara sauce with light garlic and fresh italian herbs
    $26.50
  • Lobster Fra Diavolo twin succulent tender lobster tails artfully sautéed in spicy tomato sauce with extra- virgin olive oil and fresh garlic, presented on steaming linguini
    $37.00
  • Salmone Alla Paolo fresh salmon marinated,and crusted in black pepper.broiled and served on a bed of fresh sautéed spinach
    $23.00

Pollo Fresco

  • Petti Di Pollo Villa D'este chicken breast topped with mozzarella and a creamy mushroom sauce then baked
    $19.00
  • Petti Di Pollo Alla Alessandra chicken breast topped with eggplant, mozzarella cheese and served in a marsala wine sauce
    $19.00

Vitello Alla Nino's

  • Vitello Saltimbocca sautéed in seasoned white wine sauce, fresh sage, topped with prosciutto di parma
    $22.50
  • Vitello Gorgonzola veal sautéed with cremini mushrooms in a light cream and gorgonzola cheese sauce
    $22.50
  • Vitello Parmigiana sautéed, breaded veal topped with mozzarella, marinara sauce and grated grana padano
    $22.50
  • Vitello Romana layered veal with prosciutto, eggplant and mozzarella cheese topped with a white wine sauce with mushrooms and green onions
    $22.50
  • Costata Di Vitello Rosmarino thick veal chop skillfully trimmed and grilled with rosemary and roasted garlic
    $31.00

Carne

  • Filetto Al Pepe filet mignon embedded with peppercorns demi-glace, cream, flamed in brandy
    $28.00

Wine Menu

Premium Wines By The Glass

Sparkling Wines

  • Prosecco, Zardetto sparkling wine (Italy)
    $9.50

White Wines

  • Banfi Le Rime, Pinot Grigio (Italy)
    Glass $9.00
    Bottle $34.00
  • Alto Adige, Pinot Grigio (Italy)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $39.00
  • Haras De Pirque Chardonnay (Chile)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • J Lohr Chardonnay (California)
    Glass $9.00
    Bottle $34.00
  • Peter Mertes Plunnun Riesling (Germany)
    Glass $9.00
    Bottle $34.00
  • Allegro Moscato (California)
    Glass $9.00
    Bottle $34.00
  • Banfi Fumaio Sauvignon Blanc&Chardonnay
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • Nicolas Sauvignon Blanc, (franch)
    Glass $9.00
    Bottle $34.00
  • Le Rote Vernaccia San Gimignano D.O.C.G.(Italy)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $18.00
  • Lagosta Vinho Verde D.O.C
    Glass $8.00
    Bottle $31.00
  • Tavernello Vino Blanco D'Italia (Italy)
    Glass $7.00
    Bottle $28.00

Red Wines

  • MDW Earthquake Petite Syrah (California)
    Glass $11.00
    Bottle $42.00
  • Gouguenheim Melbec (Argentina)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • Alto Adige Pinot Nero (Italy)
    Glass $11.00
    Bottle $43.00
  • Rodney Strong Pinot Noir, Russian River
    Glass $11.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • Nicolas Pinot Noir, (France)
    Glass $9.00
    Bottle $34.00
  • Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon (California)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • Nicolas Cabernet Sauvignon (France)
    Glass $9.00
    Bottle $34.00
  • Perolla Maremma Toscanna San Felice (Italy)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • Maestro Nessun dorma Super Tuscan (Italy)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • Poggio Vignoso Chianti (Italy)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • Pinnacoli Primitive Di Manduria (Italy)
    Glass $10.00
    Bottle $38.00
  • Tavernello Vino Rosso D'Italia (Italy)
    Glass $7.50
    Bottle $28.00

House Wines

  • White - Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay (Italy)
    Carafe $30.00
    1/2 Carafe $18.00
    Glass $8.00
  • Red - Montepulciano, Merlot, Chianti
    Carafe $30.00
    1/2 Carafe $18.00
    Glass $8.00

Premium Wines By The Bottle

International Favorites

  • Asti Spumante Cinzano
    $39.00
  • Piper Sonoma Brut Methode Champenoise
    $39.00
  • Prosecco, Zardetto sparkling wine
    $34.00
  • Rosa Regale Banfi Dolce sparkling wine
    $46.00
  • G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut Champagne
    $67.00

California White Wines

  • Chardonnay Stag's Leap Karia Napa Valley '07
    $60.00
  • Chardonnay Wente Morning fog Livermore Valley S.F
    $36.00

Italian White Wines

  • Lugana San Benedetto Zenato
    $35.00
  • Pinot Grigio, Zenato, Italy Delle Venezie
    $37.00
  • Pinot Grigio Santa Margherita Alto Adice
    $43.00
  • Vesevo Falanghoma Beneventano IGT Campania
    $35.00
  • Terredora Dipaonlo Greco Di Tufo Campania
    $45.00
  • Verdicchio, Dei Castelli Di Jesi Marche
    $37.00
  • Scarbolo Sauvignon Blanc Friuli
    $39.00
  • Scarbolo My Time (Chardonnay, Sauvignon & Friulano) Friuli
    $60.00

Italian Red Wines

  • Chianti Classico Terra Rossa '09
    $36.00
  • Chianti Riserva Frescobaldi Nipozzano '08
    $46.00
  • Chianti Classico, Ruffino Aziano '09
    $37.00
  • Chianti Riserva Ducarosso D.O.C.G. '07
    $39.00
  • Chianti Classico, Ruffino Ducale Gold '06
    $72.00
  • Tenuta Frecobaldi Di Castiglioni '09
    $48.00
  • Scarbolo Campo Del Viotto Merlot '07
    $59.00
  • Masseria Pietrosa, Salice Salentino '07
    $38.00
  • Lucente Rossa Tuscany, Sangiovese & Merlot
    $50.00
  • Villa Antinori, Toscana Rosso. I.G.T. '08
    $49.00
  • Antinori Peppoli Chianti Classico '09
    $50.00
  • Oltre Rossa Toscana I.G.T. '09
    $48.00
  • Rosso Di Montalcino '09
    $49.00
  • Casali Di Bibbiano Ginesio Cabernet '06
    $59.00
  • Barolo Massolino Serralunga D'alba '07
    $96.00
  • Barolo Damilano Piemont, '07
    $75.00
  • Brunello Campogiovanni Di Montalcino '07
    $93.00
  • Brunello Argiano Di Montalcino '07
    $115.00
  • Barbaresco, Poderi Elia Serracapelli '06
    $81.00
  • Barbera D'asti Donna Bruna '05
    $48.00
  • Barbera D'alba Tre Donne '06
    $42.00
  • Nebbiolo D'alba Renato Ratti Ochetti '10
    $49.00
  • Rubio San Polo Montalcino '09
    $37.00
  • Tedeschi Valpolicella Nicalo '08
    $45.00
  • Amarone della valpolicella Tommasi '07
    $98.00
  • Amarone della valpolicella Tedeschi '06
    $84.00
  • Valpolicella Classico Zenato '08
    $37.00
  • Ripasso Valpolicella Tommasi '10
    $51.00
  • Ripasso Valpolicella, Zenato Veneto '08
    $53.00
  • Ripasso Valpolicella Giuseppe Lonardi '07
    $45.00
  • Castello Monaci Piluma Primitivo '10
    $34.00
  • Casanova di Neri Di Montalcino '09
    $44.00
  • Zaccagnini, Montepulciano D'Abruzzo '09
    $40.00
  • Brecciarolo Rosso Piceno Montepulciano '05
    $40.00
  • Nico Controguerra D.O.C. Passito '03
    $104.00
  • Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva '07
    $42.00
  • 642 Maremma Toscanna i.g.t. rosso (Italy)
    $42.00

California Red Wines

  • Zinfandel, Old Vine, Campus Oaks, Cal. '08
    $34.00
  • Edna Valley Syrah '09
    $40.00
  • Pessagno Lucia Highlands Vineyard Pinot Noir '09
    $47.00
  • Frei Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve '08
    $42.00
  • La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet Napa Valley'07
    $76.00
  • Earthquake Cabernet Sauvignon '06
    $45.00
  • Earthquake Zinfandal '09
    $53.00

Beers

Imports:

  • Moretti Heineken, Amstel Light, Stella Artois
    $4.75
  • Menabrea Birra
    $6.00
  • G.Menabrea e Figli
    $6.00

Domestic

  • Budweiser Bud Light, Michelob Light, Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite, Yuengling
    $3.75

Non-alcoholic Beverages

  • Mineral Water, Sparkling
    $5.00
  • Buckler Beer (Heineken Brewers)
    $4.50

1931 Cheshire Bridge Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30324

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Classic/Old School, Neighborhood Feel, Romantic
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Family, Groups, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (404) 874-6505
  • Private Dining Room: No