Dallas, TX 75219-1536
- Mon-Tue 5:30pm-9pm, Wed-Thu 5:30pm-10pm, Fri 11:30am-2pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm, Sat 5:30pm-10:30pm
- Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Family Style, Takeout
- Full bar
- Free Parking, Parking Lot Available
- Reservations Required, Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
Top pick: Waiters actively discourage taking the $7 upcharge to make a perfectly proportioned pasta bowl into a main course, and they’re right, because as good as the pasta is, you’ll want to at least share one of the meaty main courses coming from the oven.
The downside: This Highland Park restaurant is oddly hard to find, with no sign on the front door and windows tinted to conceal the interior. The interior is almost aggressively dark, and can get quite loud if too many socialites are enjoying too many negronis. And even some of Nonna’s biggest industry fans suspect that dessert is meant to be skipped.
Fun fact: Nonna opens for lunch on just one day of the week, Friday, and that lunch is a good time to spot restaurant industry bigwigs enjoying a meal away from their own kitchens.
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