Ninna: Restaurant Info

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Location:
4066 Piedmont Avenue (at 40th Street)
Oakland, CA 94611
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Parking: Street (easy), public parking lot across the street

Phone: 510-601-6441
Website: www.ninnarestaurant.com

Restaurant Owners: Ponnarong and Ninna Nimearm-on
Executive Chef: Ponnarong Nimearm-on

Type of Cuisine: Thai Fusion
Signature Dishes: Sea Scallops on a Bed of Eggplant with a Minced Chicken and Basil Sauce; Oven-Braised Lamb Shank in Stock of Onion, Kaffir Lime Leaf, Lemongrass and Tomato; Pad Thai with Penne Pasta; Ravioli Stuffed with Spinach, Basil, Pine Nut, and Ricotta Cheese with a Red Curry Sauce
Vegetarian Options: 3+ items
Alcohol Served: Beer and wine
Corkage Fee: $12
Bottle Limit: None

Restaurant Hours:
Monday: 11:45am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:30pm-9:30pm (dinner)
Tuesday: 11:45am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:30pm-9:30pm (dinner)
Wednesday: 11:45am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:30pm-9:30pm (dinner)
Thursday: 11:45am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:30pm-9:30pm (dinner)
Friday: 11:45am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:30pm-9:30pm (dinner)
Saturday: 11:45am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:30pm-9:30pm (dinner)
Sunday: Closed

Meals Served: Lunch, dinner
Take-Out: No
Delivery: No
Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 15% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $15-$25
Payment Options: Cash, MasterCard, Visa
Reservations: Yes, 2 weeks in advance for weekends

Accommodations for Children: Suitable for older kids
Dining Style: Casual
Disabled Access: Yes
Restaurant Size: Small (under 30 seats)
Accommodate Groups (10+): No
Private Dining Room: No
Tables with Views: No
Outdoor Dining: No
Entertainment: No

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  • Susan

    Enjoyed our dinner on 2/11 very much. My scallops were perfect, one of my companions loved the lamb, another found his salmon well-flavored although a bit too dry. We did notice that the food arrived lukewarm; Ninna really needs to find a way to warm those plates! Surprising, when the cooking is so good.

  • Paul

    After watching “Check Please”, I went to Ninna with lots of excitement, but found very dissapointing. I think it is an over-rated restaurant. The owners claim this place as a “Thai-Mediterranian fusion” restaurant. I think it’s a not-so-good Thai restaurant with not much Mediterranian options. Don’t waste your money here!

  • http://www.mikeyp.com MikeyP

    Ninna is an outstanding jewel on Piedmont avenue. Yes, the overall theme is Thai+Med, but think of that as simply a guideline for the type of spices found in some excellent dishes. My favorite appetizer is the ravioli with curry sauce, and I never miss the fresh soup of the day. Their variation of the classic surf and turf is a fantastic kaffir lime spiced freshwater prawn over a perfectly grilled sirlion drizzled with a reduction. Remember that this is literally a mom and pop restaurant, so the service will be slow, but well worth the wait.