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Nonno's Ristorante Italiano

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 02/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered 2 pizzas, a Sicilian and a Vegetarian. When ordering pizza from a restaurant with Italiano in the name, you would expect the freshest quality ingredients including the crust. Absolutely not the case with this place, crust is premade frozen bulk that would be expected...from a chain restaurant. I'm certainly not going to expect much from any type of pasta entrees.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fresh and delicious. Everyone was helpful and pleasant. Great choice of food. We had salmon and pasta. My brother loved his fresh oysters. Loved the desserts, too.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed September 9, 2021

Consistently wonderful Italian cuisine. Generous portions. Excellent waitstaff. Charming atmosphere. A repeat customer who has never been disappointed.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed August 15, 2021 via mobile

Incredible authentic italian in Madison. It's like you're in Venice! Fantastic and underrated. I will come back frequently from here on out.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 11, 2021 via mobile

Amazing handmade pasta, even gluten free! We got the ciapino, gnocchi and z gluten free ricotta pasta. All sauces were amazing!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 4, 2021 via mobile

The veal shank with the saffron risotto was fantastic! Highly recommended. The spaghetti bologenese was meaty and delicious. Lemon drop martini is exceptionally fresh and refreshing. Service is exceptional! Highly recommend visiting!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed May 20, 2021 via mobile

Two weeks ago, I had a horrible bike accident and had to go through serious neck surgery. As a result, for several weeks, I have to eat puréed foods. My daughter came into town and I wanted to get out of the house and take...her, my mom, boyfriend and two very close friends we are staying with as I recover out for a nice meal. The issue for me is that I couldn’t eat anything but puréed foods. Chef Juan had minestrone on the menu and he agreed to purée it for me. Not only was I able to enjoy my first dinner out with family and friends but it was the best minestrone soup I’ve ever had! Everyone at the table ordered a different pasta and loved their entrees. Our server was very attentive as well. We enjoyed an incredible conversation and amazing food and ambiance for nearly 3 hours.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed February 21, 2021 via mobile

Was very impressed awesome service great food! All fresh and made to order. I had the arabiatta was very spicy but I had to finish it! We will be back.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed August 1, 2020

We took an elderly friend out to dinner before she moved out of the area. We had never been to Nonno's before but read reviews... We all had excellent meals. The wait staff was pleasant and checked on us as needed but didn't hover over...the table. Meals were reasonably priced. We used to go to Olive Garden a lot and thought the food was good there, but it went down hill after a while. But compared w the food here, it never really was good! Ha! This was REAL Italian food and a lot of choices! The alfredo sauce was light and creamy. Yum!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed May 5, 2020

I ordered Penne al Salmon take out, but they gave me the meal like chicken Alfredo and insisted they put the right thing. So disappointed!

Date of visit: May 2020
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Yes, Nonno's Ristorante Italiano offers takeout services.

Yes, Nonno's Ristorante Italiano is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Nonno's Ristorante Italiano is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5