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Cafe Nini

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98 Kercheval Ave Ste A, Detroit, MI 48236-3817
+1 313-308-3120
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Marine City, Michigan
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a quaint restaurant with attentive staff and great food. Ihighly recommend the chicken marsala. Love the dinner for 2 with a bottle of wine. Great value

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Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were there last week and the food was good - and the atmosphere was tremendous.We sat at the bar and it perfect - can be private or can engage with those next to you.

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Thank Roy V
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a special place to celebrate a couple of 'olde events.'. The Cafe Nini ,ore than for the bill; small, intimate, and very good. Likely would have rated it 4.5 stars, but that wasn't an option and we left in a good mood. We opted for the Dinner for Two and a bottle of wine for $43.... More 

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Thank DocSpark
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Reminds me of a true Italian bistro, small and quaint and very comfortable. However with that being said the tables are very close! So it takes a few minutes for it to feel private enough to have a conversation. Once you establish your own space, its always delicious! I always pick my favorites and once I find it I'm in!... More 

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Thank Tlsulli2
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Made reservations and took the gf here. Service was great and the food was better. It was small and quaint but not over crowded. All in all she enjoyed our date here. We ordered the 2 for $44 and received chicken Parmesan, bread, salad and a bottle of wine. Also the 2 for $44 deal is good on any day.

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Thank Jake S
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Small quaint Italian cafe with charm. 3 of us had Chicken Marsala which was good, albeit quite bland. 1 had Perch which was good. We found the prices to be a little on the high side especially for what we got. Service was fine. All in all there wasn't anything that really stood out that would make us want to... More 

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Thank caberndt
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great food and service. Place for a special dinner or to meet people. As good as her father's place and even a better touch on a few dishes. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Geoff L
New Orleans, Louisiana
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We were trying to find a restaurant on Saturday night without reservations, saw Cafe Nini and they were able to get us in! Wonderful deal involving two dinners and a bottle of wine, lovely spot. Will return.

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Thank jonesemi
Center Line, Michigan
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Cafe Nini makes a wonderful butternut squah ravioli. I have found it really hard to choose something else from their menu, it's that good. I have a taken bites from friend's plates, and the food has always been great. The restaurant if very small, which adds to its charm. Reservations are highly recommended. Friendly staff. A little pricey for what... More 

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Thank Tahitifred
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We have been to Cafe Nini three times and the dinner for 2 @ 42.95 can't be beat. You have a choice of entrees with house salad, bread, and a bottle of house wine. We prefer the Cabernet Sauvignon. The Chicken Picatta and Chicken Marsala were our choices on this visit and each was excellent. The bread is baked on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Kercheval Ave Ste A, Detroit, MI 48236-3817
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-308-3120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?