Nonna's Citi Cucina
A Marlboro, NJ Dining Review
Nonna's Citi Cucina
190 Route 9
North Marlboro, NJ 07726
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Reasonably priced, especially with their "Family Menu" for 4 or more people.
Excellent warm home made bread
Food preparation is traditional, not creative
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy generous portions of Italian food at a reasonable price.
Not Recommended For: Diners who may prefer more fine dining amenities with an eclectic menu.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Bronzino Arrosto; The Rigatoni with vodka sauce and The Nonna's Shrimp Risotto
Liquor: Full bar service with good selection of reasonably priced wines and specialty cocktails.
Nonna's is a popular Italian restaurant that offers generous portions of Italian food at a reasonable price. It's a great value for budget conscious diners looking for good value without breaking the bank, especially when dining with large parties of families and friends.
They are kid and family friendly and are especially attentive in accommodating large groups.
The decor at Nonna's is attractive, with a large gas fired stone fireplace in the center of the large dining room. The walls are done up in earth tones with murals on some of the walls. Large tables seating 6 or more are plentiful and placed comfortable apart around the stone fireplace, with booths for seating of 2-4 people located around the perimeter of the walls.
The bar area has several large display TV's and a good selection of reasonable priced beers and wines .
The food at Nonna's is served up mostly in family style sharing portions. The family style menu for four or more people is a good value and includes a choices of a salad, a pasta, a chicken or veal entree, and a selection from the oven. Only the most hearty appetites will be able to finish the entire meal.
While their main courses of food are generally mediocre, their bread, served warm in a large basket, and their desserts, are excellent, and set the tone for the beginning and ending of the meal.
The service at Nonna's is friendly and attentive.
Reservations for parties of 6 or more are accepted, and on busy Friday Saturday evenings, long waits of an hour or more can be expected for parties without reservations.
(update May, 2015)
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