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La Grotta Ravinia
La Grotta Ravinia

La Grotta Ravinia Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.lagrottaatlanta.com
  • Phone: (770) 395-9925
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from La Grotta Ravinia
At La Grotta Ravinia, the clientele dine in a casual yet gracious atmosphere. The décor highlights an open kitchen and a surrounding complete with waterfalls and lush gardens. This rustic background creates a setting that encompasses the outdoors and is especially picturesque.
Our primary focus is Northern Italian and regional cuisine with some global influences. Our dishes are inspired by the very old traditional family recipes yet are innovative enough to meet today's sophisticated expectations. We continually update our menus because we are dedicated to providing Atlanta's most interesting Italian cuisine.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "I purchased a Groupon for La Grotta Ravinia and my husband and I went on a Monday night. We were sat at a table by the window so that we had a view of the gardens and waterfall and the restaurant was very quiet which is just what we needed after a long day of work. Everything here is authentic Italian at it's best. We ordered the Beef Carpaccio appetizer and for our entrees I had the chicken risotto and my husband had one of their veal dishes. Both of them were PHENOMENAL! The service was great and we will definitely be going back."
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "Food was quire good. A little slow to get to the table considering there was an average size crowd. We had about 3 different people waiting on us and asking the same thing about our drinks and orders....kinda weird. Then a lot of time between checking in with us. Could have used another drink and never asked. Just seemed a little scattered. But did enjoy the food. atmosphere quiet and easy to talk,"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Small portions for an Italian restaurant. Wait staff was a little pushy."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "and the service even better. Love the ambience and using a Groupon helps to make you come back more often."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I took my wife here for her birthday dinner. It was a great experience as both the food and service were excellent. I would highly recommend this restaurant to others!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "My husband and I dined at La Grotta several years ago and had a great experience. We decided to celebrate both of our birthdays there this year and are so pleased with our choice. The restaurant has done some very nice updating and the atmosphere was incredibly pleasant. There was a trio playing and the music was perfect. The entire meal experience...food, service, atmosphere...created a wonderful celebration. We have made the decision to visit more often and wonder why we waited so long to return."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • " This was located in a very nice section of the perimeter center. The menu had lots of interesting choices but I went with two specials ... The tomato garlic and eggplant soup was Amazing. For dinner the trio of veal, beef medallion and shrimp was delicious. To too it off the combo of traditional cappuccino and tiramisu was awesome. Very attentive waiters, would recommend to anyone."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "No matter how often we dine at different restaurants, through the years La Grotta at Ravinia remains our favorite. The food is always perfect, the ambiance is the best and the service is attentive but not smothering. We have had many dinners here: family gatherings, retirement parties, reunions and several holiday and birthday dinners. The food is exquisitely prepared with top quality fresh ingredients and portions that are reasonable yet very filling."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "This place was amazing! My significant other and I have been rekindling our love for each other and this place truly set the tone. From the hostess Jasmine (who as great) to our servers to the food - our dining experience was fantastic and the night ended magically. We will certainly return!!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I was looking for a special place to take my wife to celebrate the 37th "anniversary" of the day we met. La Grotta Ravinia proved to be the perfect choice. The setting is beautiful and the management honored my request for a table in a quiet area of the restaurant with a nice view. We enjoyed the food and the service was very attentive."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "LaGrotta is one of the most beautiful restaurants in Atlanta, a gem that I don't think most people know exists as it is within a hotel. I've been there many times and last week was typical of the great service and delicious food for which LaGrotta is known. The view is fantastic if one is seated near the vast expanse of glass."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "The menu and the service is top notch, and I loved having the ability to dance between courses since they have special Saturday nights with live music. Very romantic. Will definitely come back."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Been going to LaGrotta for twenty years. The restaurant and hotel are showing their age-but service is first rate!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Service was good. We expected more. Our Server Assistant was more on it and had a better personality than the Server. No spiel. Food was ok. The highlight was the view and over all ambience. Nothing like the experience of the other La Grotta. Bummer."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Husband treated me to brunch! Superb! Excellent selections prepared with perfection! Service was impeccable. I felt totally pampered."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food was fresh, and the Italian pasta dishes were authentic. The service however was lacking. When we arrived the waiter for our table asked us if we would like round of "mimosas". We did not realize that the mimosas were $8 each...quite pricey for a $40 per person buffet until we received our bill. We were never asked if we would like soft drinks or tea, and had to ask to have our water glasses refilled.The only other time that the waiter came to our table of 3 was to ask us if we wanted another round of Mimosas!! The waiter put the check on the table before we had our desserts which were yummy, and did not even ask us if we wanted coffee with our desserts. Then the manager came over and asked us why the $10 tip was so small!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "You can depend on receiving great service and food at LaGrotta. We thoroughly enjoy coming here and have recommended it to others when they are in the area."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "My husband and I found this restaurant 15 years when we moved to Atlanta. It has been one of my favorites ever since. Took my family there for the first time last week and it was outstanding as usual: great food, great service, beautiful setting. Would recommend to anyone."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "For a quiet dinner with excellent food, La Grotta is always a winner. The view of the gardens of the Ravinia Hotel add to the ambience. Saturday evenings there is a "quiet" band with dancing. The prices are in line with the cuisine and they offer a wide variety of choices. Been going to this restaurant for 25 years."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "We always have an excellent meal at La Grotta. The veal is so tender....you can cut it with a fork. Wait staff is attentive and friendly. A wonderful dinner."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Food and service were excellent. Ceasar salad was amazing. I had the swordfish and husband had soup of the day and salmon. Everything was perfect and servers were ever so good. "
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I ate here for my birthday. Everyone at the restaurant was 65 years or older (lol) but we enjoyed the ambiance and service from a great wait staff."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The service and the ambience were outstanding BUT the veal was very poor quality."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The food is wonderful. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting. You have the feeling of being outside. What is especially pleasant is being able to have a conversation in a quiet setting and actually hear your table mates."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Brought a group of 8 with me for their 3 PC dinner band and dancing, but surprised to find out the band only plays on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month instead of every Sat night. Still enjoyed dinner but noticed not as many diners without the music."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "It has been well over 10 years since I have eaten at this location,but have often gone to the Buckhead location. Despite being in a hotel, once in the restaurant, it was quite pleasurable. Good Italian food, relatively quiet and great setting. While mostly couples in there, it was very appropriate for our business dinner. Glad I came back and it will be just a couple months, not 10 years, before I return."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "We had an important dinner meeting and were very happy with our service and overall experience."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "Our evening at the La Grotta Supper Club was perfectly delightful! We had a real good meal, we danced, we loved the music, we felt welcomed by the entire staff as they greeted us! We will return because it was such a different, wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This restaurant is in a beautiful hotel with a lovely setting which is about the best that can be said. The food was sub par and certainly not worth what was charged. The staff was friendly and accommodating, but quite slow. There were only about 10 people in the restaurant at 8:00 PM on a Friday night. That should have been an indication to me. It took 20 minutes for a bowl of soup to arrive at our table. I had the spaghettini which was bland and unsalted. My friend had the chicken fettuccine. She said the chicken was similar to the type you get pre-packaged to put on salads. We had crème brûlée and tiramisu for dessert, the best parts of our meal. All in all, I would not go back. Warning: parking during a wedding there is a nightmare!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Great food good service and nice atmosphere... The best lemon ricotta cheesecake ever..."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Good food. Good service. Beautiful testaurant. It never disappoints."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "This was my second trip to the restaurant and each time was a superb experience. The atmosphere, service and food are always top notch."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The waiter took forever to take our order and didnt seem happy to have us as customers. The food was bland. To make matters worse I was overcharge; $691for a $69 bill, then the manager had the audacity to tell me to call them once the money is refunded to my account ( by the way may take up to 7 days) to call and pay over the phone for our meal."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The food was great. Needed some soft music to be playing. I will return. Thanks"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The service is phenomenal, the staff treats you with respect and they make you feel welcome and are delighted that you chose their restaurant to eat at. The food is worth every penny, down right the best Italian food I have ever had, rich, moist and flavorful, there are not enough adjectives to describe the quality and freshness of the food."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I went there with my wife for valentine's day and it was a great nigjt. The waiter was super friendly and the food was great. I just expected a bit more calm and less noise. But everything was perfect."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Although it was Valentine's and a fixed menu, it was wonderful. Special thanks to being open to working with a little one's very selective palate!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "First I have to wait like 30 min for my table got to set up and after that my table was broken was hurting my knees everything was bad"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My family and I enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere at this restaurant. The corner tables have a great view of the creek and nature area in the back. Would surely go back"
    Dined on 2/3/2014
  • "Pretty view of a nicely landscaped courtyard from the back of the restaurant. Service was efficient, but not rushed. Delicious food."
    Dined on 2/1/2014