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Carbonara Trattoria
Carbonara Trattoria

Carbonara Trattoria Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.carbonaradunwoody.com
  • Email: carbonaradunwoody@gmail.com
  • Phone: (678) 587-9100
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Open 7 Nights. Sunday - Thursday 5:00pm-9:00pm, Friday & Saturday 5:00pm-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mt. Vernon Hwy
  • Public Transit: MARTA Bus Route: 150 Perimeter Center/Dunwoody Village
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free Parking
A word from Carbonara Trattoria
Rafik Cressaty and his sons would like to welcome you to their family restaurant, Carbonara Trattoria, located in the heart of Dunwoody, Georgia. Carbonara is an inviting Italian restaurant with an ambiance reminiscent of Italy without sacrificing the southern charm of Atlanta. Warm earth tones, textured wall finishes and soft lighting are complemented by a menu featuring the finest fresh produce and ingredients. From antipasto and salads to pastas, raviolis, quality meats and seafood dishes, our menu is inspired by the timeless recipes of the old country. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "The food is usually good, but the service is just okay. The place is often very crowded as they have little competition in Dunwoody, so plan ahead. It's nice inside with a neat italian decor. Wish they had more outdoor seating space."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Carbonara is an outstanding restaurant in an area primarily populated with chain outlets and lower end sandwich/burger shops. The Chef's special menu is always worth a look -- frequently featuring well-prepared seafood. The salads are excellent and pair unusual ingredients. As the name of the restaurant suggests, there are always a number of Italian dishes on the menu. This is a place people go to once and then keep coming back -- it is great!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "This is a neighborhood gem where everyone knows everyone. There are not many non-chain restaurants in Dunwoody so this is a breath of fresh air. Refik, the owner, makes sure everything goes smoothly and he is always there."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "My parents & I went for the duck confit, which if you ever get the chance to try... Oh boy! It's divine. We had actually gone for a birthday dinner earlier in the week with the extended family (which even the picky 10 year old eater enjoyed) & went back again two days later because we heard Rafik was bringing back the duck confit entre special that we loved from the New Year's Eve menu. We were all painfully stuffed, but couldn't stop eating it until the plates were cleaned. Perfection! We love this place & love the food. The wait staff were also really helpful & the ambiance is comfortable and cozy. Very similar to many trattorias I've been to in Tuscany. Mangia! Thank you Rafik & company for such a great dining and culinary experience."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We visited for the third time Sat. eve and it keeps getting better. Love the bar area and it's very fun with a group. Food is great with nice variety. Really enjoyed the pasta special with mushrooms and duck confit. So nice to have a consistant neighborhood find."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "I love coming to Carbonara's...even if I come by myself."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "A great little Dunwoody neighborhood find Very good service and a great menu A very friendly greeting upon arrival and the good service continues throughout the meal Highly recommended!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Wonderful atmosphere. Friendly staff. Great food, especially pasta."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Every time I dine at Carbonara Trattoria the food is excellent. Their beet and goat cheese salad is delicious. For my entree I had seafood pasta diavolo. It had just the right amount of spice.The portion was so large I had to take half home. The amount of seafood was plentiful. My friend ordered veal piccata. It was also a large portion and was delicious. The service was also excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "All around good experience. we will be back to try other dishes and maybe we will bring some friends."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Our party of four arrived at 7:00 on a Sunday night. The place was 2/3 empty. We ordered normal entrees from the menu, selecting only what was offered. The waiter then disappeared. 30 minutes later he eventually wandered by. After another 10 minutes or so he said our dinners had been given to another table. He tried take the dinners from them to give them to us. We told the waiter that even if those dinners had been ours (they were not), we certainly did not want them after they had been given to other people. Finally after at least 50 minutes, our dinners arrived. The waiter then said the problem was that we had selected the vegetable sides that he had offered instead of the potatoes, an absurd excuse. The manager ignored it all."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "We love this suburban convenient delicious Italian restaurant next to Dunwoody Prep. The bar area is beautiful and it's fun for families and friends. The owner is present and very welcoming and staff is friendly. Our dinner on second visit was outstanding. Great antipasta and wedge salad. Notable entrees esp osso bucco, chicken with aritichokes and wonderful pasta Carbanara. We are thrilled to have discovered this Gem."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The menu looked so amazing that I want to go back enough times to try everything on it. This was our first time at this restaurant. My husband and I took two elderly relatives and everyone loved their food. We used to go to Peter's which was nearby, and they have closed, so we are thrilled to have this new place to go. These folks make their own pasta and you can certainly tell the difference. Their sauces are simple yet memorable. I hightly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "we took two friends there for dinner. they loved it. I use to own a restaurant, and I really enjoyed everything."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Went to celebrate a birthday. Food and service were very good."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This is a go-to restaurant any day of the week. The food is wonderful-always perfectly cooked and hot. Refik, the owners is welcoming and the staff aims to please."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "The food here is always consistent - not over the top special - but always good. My only and always complaint is the service. They are really slow. I always meet a few friends here and it seems that we are always somewhat forgotten with the service. I did notice tables around us were served quickly, arrived and left before we were finished with dinner. Good thing the food is good for the area."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Our group enjoyed a fine evening of food ,drinks and conversation. The service was excellent and it was quite for a change compared to most dunwoody restaurants....we will return....."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Delicious!!!! Great time and service....can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Nice neighborhood restaurant with homey atmosphere. Food was good - not great. Very disappointed in our server. Not knowledgeable of menu, poor service (slow - seldom checked if we needed anything), personality of a houseplant. After providing such poor service, had the audacity to rush us to pay the check. Plenty of good Italian restaraunts in Atlanta with outstanding service (Alfredo's) so doubtful there will be a second trip."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "My husband and I have been looking for a neighborhood Italian place and found it at Carbonara. Our dinner was perfect. I got the bronzino special and have never tasted anything as good. My husband got the grouper special and polished it off with gusto. The service was friendly, efficient, and never intrusive. We definitely are going back."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "If you are looking for a restaurant that has authentic Italian food then you need to run to Carbonara in Dunwoody. The owner is very personable and he is involved in every detail that makes this an excellent restaurant. The food, the service and the ambiance are outstanding and I do recommend Carbonara to all of my friends."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Excellent food, but very disappointed in the service, particularly at this price point."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Celebrating a 92nd birthday with friends was made even more pleasant by the excellent service. The presentation of each dinner was as attractive as the delicious flavors, both specific and in blend. A lovely place for a pleasant evening."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "We went to Carbonara Trattoria to celebrate a friends birthday. It was a Sunday and the specials were 1/2 off bottles of wine and 10$ pasta. It was nice to have that option on the pasta although we ordered the Chicken Picatta. It was excellent. Another friend ordered the Chicken Marsala, which also was excellent! All in all a wonderful dinner!"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "The food is awesome. This is the second time I have gone to this restaurant and each time the food was fantastic. This is a small restaurant so make sure you make a reservation. Both times I have been, they have run out of some of the dessert items."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "this is a beautiful Italian restaurant and very nicely decorated. I felt like I was at someone's home with the beautiful bar and cozy furniture. It was a crowded night, yet very fun with our friends. The owner introduced himself and dinner was delicious."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Welcoming and engaging owner who is very hands on and attentive"
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "The service was really slow. Our waiter never came back until we were finished with our food. I had received the wrong food and had to hunt someone down to get it corrected. We were there for our sons birthday and asked for a little attention in our reservation. N O ONE even came by to say happy birthday or anything."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The chef at Carbonaria is very talented and we are so pleased to have a really good restaurant in the Dunwoody neighborhood. It's nice to not have to drive ITP to be able to find a good place to eat! Two of us enjoyed the bronzino, grilled and fried and it was outstanding. And we were so glad to see the restaurant full on a Sunday evening!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "My husband and I recently relocated from New Orleans and were happy to find excellent dining options in our new neighborhood. We had a really tough time deciding what to order since everything sounded wonderful! We both enjoyed our selections and love that we have the excuse to come back time and time again to try all of the other amazing dishes that we saw."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The food was cold. The restaurant cannot accomodate a large crowd. The ceasar salad was NOT a ceasar so take it off the menu or learn how to make one. Owner was not offering good customer service. He seemed like he just didn't care Don't think he will be in business long with that attitude. VERY disappointing especially since we were celebrating a special birthday"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Menu provides lots of choices - Italian and non Italian. The steak and the salmon were delicious. Service was excellent as well."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "From the greeting to the saying goodnight, this is an excellent restaurant experience."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "This was our first time at C Trattoria and we loved it and hope to return soon. The food was delicious. Our serve was fabulous......he had a great personality and was very attentive."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Our waiter, Patrick (the owners son?) was AMAZING. He really helped me make this birthday dinner for my best friend truly memorable. He was attentive, but unobtrusive, very knowledgeable (in fact, guided several of our companions in the dinner and wine choices), and very accommodating with regards to the birthday celebration. He made sure our gifts were secured in a private office, and even went so far as to beautifully plate the cake we brought with us. We were so amazed at his thoughtfulness. And the food! Everything is made from scratch in house, and you can really taste the difference. Absolutely amazing pasta and bread. Oh my gosh, the bread! Don't hesitate...go get some today!"
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "We like this little italian gem more and more each time we go. It is warm, cozy, intimate and the food is delish! The owner is always there to greet you and the evening is always a very personal one. We would highly recommend this little place!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Excellent menu! The risotto is fabulous! They have many classic Italian offerings as well as unique entrees. The Staff will do anything to make sure you have a great experience."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "Happy to have a good restaurant in the Dunwoody area. It's a bit pricy, but the food and ambience are good. The owner circulates, welcoming guests and making sure they are enjoying everything--great personal touch."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "This place is TERRIFIC!! Worth the trip from ITP or of course OTP!! Fantastic food and charming personalized service."
    Dined on 1/21/2014