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Cafe Nini

98 Kercheval Ave Suite A
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Phone: (313) 308-3120
Cuisine: Italian
Price: $$$$
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  • Hours
    Monday| 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Tuesday| 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Wednesday| 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Thursday| 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Friday| 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Saturday| 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Sunday| 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Special Needs Non Smoking Area, Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access
  • Atmosphere Romantic
  • Reservation Information Not Required
  • Parking Availability Street
  • Meal Times Served Dinner
  • Attire Casual
  • Amenities Wi-fi, TV
  • Payment Methods Amex Mastercard Visa

Highlights

No one would have predicted that this small room, which began as a coffeehouse and almost immediately segued into a full-fledged restaurant, would become such a popular spot. Perhaps it's the intimacy of the place, with its mere 38 seats. Even though--or perhaps because--the tables are so close together, the room has an appealing energy. The well-prepared food, on a menu that's the right length for a bite-size restaurant, includes eight appetizers, a half-dozen pasta dishes and five main plates, notable among which are tournedos di vitello, medallions of veal filet in a fresh mushroom sauce. Cafe Nini is named for Alicia (Nini) Barbieri, the third generation of the Da Edoardo restaurant family.

Cafe Nini is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 689.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The food was superb and the service was excellent.
Date published: 2020-01-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The food was great but the service is very slow - it took 25 minutes to receive our bill after we requested it. The restaurant is small and the tables are crowded together.
Date published: 2019-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved the zucchini appetizer. The chicken Milanese was delicious and the portion large.
Date published: 2019-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cafe Nini is awesome. The drinks at the bar are always a full pour and they are STRONG. I always order a Lemon Drop Martini and it is by far the best one I have had my entire life!
Date published: 2019-09-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The food is always great, but the service is just okay. They seem to have a lot of staff for the number of tables, so the service should be awesome - the staff seem to prefer to hide in the back chatting amongst themselves.
Date published: 2019-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The waitress was very pleasant, attentive. The food was excellent. It was an extremely nice evening out.
Date published: 2019-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The waitress was very pleasant, attentive. The food was excellent. It was an extremely nice evening out.
Date published: 2019-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Warm, friendly atmosphere. Love the Jazz Not too loud , just background. Excellent choices. I had the bronzino Perfectly prepared. Tasty and moistGood wun choices for a small restaurant
Date published: 2019-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Energetic and friendly, welcoming The special... veal chop Milanese was mouthwatering delicious, so tender it melted in your mouth. Should be added to the regular menu!
Date published: 2019-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We don’t like to be rushed at a restaurant and there were several tables open but we felt very rushed it’s happened on many occasions that we’ve been there . Our wait person was excellent but again I know it’s small but it was not busy at all .
Date published: 2019-06-30
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