Nanina’s In The Park
… a magnificent New Jersey landmark, nestled in a historical park setting. Nanina’s presents you with more than 50 years of catering tradition and a spectacular
renovation. Our lavishly manicured grounds complete with garden terrace waterfalls, stream with your personal bridge and Florentine arbor, provide the perfect backdrop for your outdoor ceremony and cocktail hour. Winding marble staircases, a “Juliet” balcony, and hand-painted cathedral ceilings are just a few of the amenities that embody this Tuscan villa architecture. Our spacious antiqued reception room include an early 20th century library trimmed in mahogany and features a vintage neoclassic fireplace. The Grand Ballroom adorned with Austrian crystal chandeliers and starlit patio, creates a one-of-a-kind ambience for once-in-a-lifetime celebrations.
A family owned and operated venue, famed for our original Italian cuisine, Nanina’s reputation for excellence has continued for generations. Nanina’s In The Park has an unrivaled reputation for its incomparable menu. Every affair starts with our premium package and includes Nanina’s best of the best. Every affair starts with our premium package of which includes Nanina’s best of the best seafood bars and end with our Viennese displays.
In fact, our Master Chef Vincenzo who has been with Nanina’s since its inception is famous in his own rite for his authentic recipes. After thousands of rave reviews regarding Chef Vincenzo’s original pasta sauces and Italian delicacies, Nanina’s has answered the public’s request for access to our products. In December of 2005, Nanina’s In The Park Gourmet Sauce made its debut at Monmouth University to 380 guests from area businesses, and met with unprecedented success. The school’s entrepreneurial class chose Nanina’s in the Park and Chef Vincenzo, for their class project that year. Building on their original venture, Nanina’s has designed, developed and brought forth to the general public (with discerning palates…) four delectable, homemade, gourmet, Italian sauces. Now available at your local grocer or via the web at www.naninas.com, are Nanina’s original Marinara, Vodka Fra Diavlo and Tomato Basil Sauce. Recognizing the hard work and effort put forth by both the students and the University, Nanina’s has earmarked a portion of the profits for an entrepreneurial scholarship for the students of Monmouth University in appreciation of their efforts.
If exceptional cuisine, impeccable service and unsurpassed presentation were not enough, our unique location will positively captivate you. Located on the cusp of New Jersey’s renowned Branch Brook Park, Nanina’s exquisite property is surrounded by thousands of flowering Cherry Blossom trees in season, creating a picture perfect setting you must see to believe. All of this truly establishes Nanina’s In The Park…. a Landmark Reborn.
Convenient to all major highways, and just three minutes from the Garden State Parkway, Nanina’s resides in the same location for more than 50 years. Nanina’s offers the ideal venue for remarkable catered events including spectacular weddings, distinguished corporate affairs, and all your family celebrations. Our Ballroom is reserved exclusively for one affair at a time and spaciously accommodates up to 400 seated guests.
We invite you to visit our facility and see the splendor for yourself. Contact us for a guided tour at 973-751-1230 or via our website at www.naninasinthepark.com to preview our venue and obtain more information about our gourmet products.
Recommended by 98% of couples
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User3150617 · 2+ years ago
Nanina's in the Park is an extraordinary venue. We had our daughter's wedding there last week and it was truly an exceptional experience.
From our initial discussion with Vicky, our banquet manager, to the final reception, things went seamless.
With only one wedding at a time, you are their top priority. We can’t say enough about Vicky who handled every detail and was responsive to our every inquiry. She was always accessible, either through e mail or in person to address any question that arose throughout the planning. Vicky made sure that all the details, right down to the placing of the favors on the table were done exactly as we wanted. She even had us take a look at the room before the guests were escorted in so that we could make sure it was done to our satisfaction !
During the reception the Bride and Groom were attended to as VIP’s ! as were the parents of the Bride and Groom. We all felt very cared for. As a matter of fact, each guest felt as if they too were waited upon individually, and we had a large wedding of 240 people !
Ah…The food…. Our guests are still talking about it. The quality, taste and choices were amazing. The cocktail hour was exceptional, with the guests insisting they could go right to dessert, but Chef Vincent, who you will get to know during the planning, out did himself with a wonderful sit down dinner.
We added the zeppole bar to the Viennese table which topped off a fabulous evening. Vicky suggested that we get cake boxes for the guests to take home slices of wedding cake since they may not get to the wedding cake. That turned out to be a great idea. The staff had a table set up in the vestibule with To -Go cups for coffee, tea, and hot chocolate along with the individual cake boxes of wedding cake. !!!
The end to a perfect evening and wedding.
Thank you Nanina’s and Vicky for making Our Daughter and new Son’s wedding so special.
Sandy and Joe
Kristin Marra · Getting married on 06/08/2019
Perfection at it’s finest!
Nanina’s in the Park is the epitome of class and perfection! I am so excited to hold our wedding reception here in June 2019!!
Frances · Married on 11/18/2018
I cannot say enough positive things about Nanina's. They absolutely made my wedding day a dream come true. The venue is gorgeous and the staff is kind. The food is incredible and I believe that's one of the most memorable part of my wedding. It was about 42 degrees outside during my November wedding and I really wanted it to be outside. Nanina's made it happen and I ended up having such a beautiful day. My bridal attendant Giselle was AMAZING. She really took care of everything that dealt with me and made sure I was happy and comfortable. My maitre d' Cyrus was excellent in organizing everything to making sure my special day went smoothly. And it did. I am so glad I chose Nanina's. It was everything and more than I could ever expect. Now I will forever have wonderful and beautiful memories. Thank you so much! I appreciate you all!
What can we say about the amazing Nanina's in the Park that people don't already know! Their grounds are simply breathtaking, romantic and lush. The food is THEE BEST FOOD AROUND! You absolutely can not beat their lobster mac and cheese or the mozzarella man! The ballroom is elegant and the bridal suite is a great spot for pictures. The staff are incredibly helpful, friendly and efficient. We will always highly recommend our friends at Nanina's in the Park!
Nanina's is just the best, one of our favorite venues in NJ!!! Everything they do is just amazing, staff is knowledgeable and on point!! Their gardens and grounds give the creators of photos and video many posibilities!! We abosolutely love Nanina's ... Every event is just perfection!!!
Beautiful venue and excellent food. Friendly staff.