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Sugo - John's Creek
Sugo - John's Creek
  • Address:
    10305 Medlock Br. Road, at the Shoppes of St. Ives
    Duluth, GA 30097
    Neighborhood:
    Duluth
  • Cuisine:
    Italian
    Price: $30 and under

Sugo - John's Creek Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sugorestaurant.com
  • Email: fwc3@sugorestaurant.com
  • Phone: (770) 817-8000
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-11:00pm Friday and Saturday 5:00pm-12:00am Closed Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Federico Castellucci
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We offering on-site as well as off-site catering. Please consult our events manager, Stephanie Castellucci for more details. We can also email you our Special Events Menu. Simply send an email to stephanie@sugorestaurant.com with your contact information, and we will promptly send you an electronic version of our menu.
  • Private Party Facilities: We are happy to walk you through the process of booking your next special event. We have two private rooms available for booking.
  • Private Party Contact: Nancy Castellucci (770) 817-8000
  • Special Events & Promotions: Join the "Sugo Family" database to receive exclusive offers to wine events and other member only promotions.
    http://www.sugofamily.com/Newsletter_Signup.aspx

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wilson Rd.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Well lit, private parking lot with wheelchair access.
A word from Sugo - John's Creek
At Sugo we strive to create an exceptional dining experience through precisely prepared high quality ingredients, attention to detail, and sincere hospitality. The cuisine features modern re-inventions of dishes from our family's past. Blending ingredients and flavors from both our Italian and Greek roots creates a unique taste of the Mediterranean seldom found in the US. Our roots in the restaurant business trace back to 1917 in Providence, Rhode Island as Greek and Italian immigrant restaurateurs. As one of the preeminent restaurants outside the perimeter, we aim to exceed your expectations thoroughly.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
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Diner Reviews
  • "Overall, Sugo is nice restaurant with quality food. The owner is engaged as he walked around to see if you enjoyed your experience. I particularly enjoyed the Sugo Pan as an appetizer. "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "From the enthusiastic and informative run-down of the daily specials to the pride shown in his purveyor sourcing, the owner showed his involvement and interest in his guests' experiences. He treated everyone in his restaurant as if they were food editors from important and influential publications. Don't fail to leave room for the limoncello."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We went to Sugos for our weekly date night and it was also our anniversary. I have to say John our waiter was great. He gave great recommendations and was very personalbe. The food was amazing. It was so tasty, well made and came from all fresh ingrediants. We were already planning what to try on our next visit while we were still there. We got a free glass of champagne at the end to celebrate our first visit which was a nice touch. We will for sure be coming here again for another date night or even to have a nice dinner with family and friends."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We started out with the meatball for an appetizer, which was filling and delicious. Along with the meatballs we were given toasted bread with olive oil which were great for dipping in the sauce of the meatballs. I had the house special Scallops. There were 3 large scallops sitting on beds of vegetables. I didn't think the dish would be filling but it turned out to be plenty of food. The scallops were tender and delicious. My husband had the salmon. It was good, a little dry to me, but he enjoyed it. We shared the zucchini cake for dessert which was delicious as well. Overall we had a nice meal and will go back in the near future."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We arrived on time and was sat at a table immediately, only the "table" was in a private room with 6 or 7 Prom couples...no fun. Then they moved us to another "private" room with a large family who allowed their toddlers to spread their toys all over the room even crawling under our table...the family never blinked an eye, as if such behavior is appropriate or even somewhat normal. we finally moved to a table in the restaurant and it was a little better, by this time we were all frustrated. We went to the Iberian Pig earlier in the week (same owners) and it was amazing...probably the best restaurant we have been to in years!!! Sugo can't even come close. We should have gone to Vande Rouge!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Fabulous as usual! Sugo is one of our favorites for special occasions (especially romantic ones). The food is always excellent as well as the service. "Mr. C's" pride in what he does and the experience he offers makes this restaurant extra special. Thank you!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "The food, service and value are all 6 Stars out of 5. Unique menu, blending flavors perfectly. Friendly and Fun. I have become a regular. Freshest fish, great appetizers."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "Love just stopping in for a couple appetizers and drinks with friends. Have had dinner here and it's very good just a lot of heavy dishes Great for guys but they need some lighter dishes for the ladies."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "we used to be regulars at Sugo in Roswell and missed it when it closed. so we ventured to Johns Creek and found the same service and delicious food. We will return again for special occasions."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We were long time customers of Sugo when it was located at the clock tower in Roswell, and we LOVED it. It was always great, and always worth the money. This new location was such a disappointment. The food just wasn't the same (even though it was described the same on the menu). We felt we really were overcharged in general. The biggest kicker was my husband's liquor drink. It is typically $12 or so, and this time it was $21! When asked about it, they gave us some lame excuse about how they weren't making any money on alcohol so they had to raise their price (blah, blah, blah). Too bad because it used to be one of our favorite restaurants, but we will NOT be back."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We had a great time at Sugo's to celebrate a friend's birthday. Several of us ordered the scallops that were wonderful! Our server, Annie, was excellent as well. Nancy C and Mr C took great care of us and we love the pasta, as well as the artichoke appetizer. Thanks for a great evening."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Absolutely one of my very favorite spots in Alpharetta!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "The food and service were great. Very large portions of food. We were seated in the bar, which was packed, and the tables were right at the bar. I was seated with my back to the bar so I was constantly getting hit in the head as people were walking by and felt really crowded by all the people standing up behind me throughout the whole meal. This was our first time here so we didn't know which tables would be best. I think we should've been given the option of sitting in the bar or waiting for a table in the restaurant. I would have gladly have waited for a table elsewhere. Really good food and service though."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "The food and atmosphere was wonderful. I alway have a great time when go to Sugo's."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Friendly service, just a little slow getting entrees to the table."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "We specifically went there for their 3 course ravioli special. We were so pleased with the unique appetizer. The main course was light, yet generous, but my favorite was the dessert ravioli. Who would have thought it could be so delicious! Hopefully, they will add all 3 to their regular menu."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "I was so pleased with the entire experience of organizing a birthday outing for 8 of us for a delicious, fun & educational cooking class w/ MR. C!! Wow! It was a personal passion for food which he shared with our private group as we prepared pork braciole. It was my first experience there & I loved it!!"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Very friendly staff, the place was impeccably clean, the food was not only the best Italian in the US I have found, the portions are huge (my only complaint was no room for dessert). The choices are also very unique, not what you are used to finding, fresh fish, bacon wrapped dates, lamb, even the lasagna was over the top, great appetizers, the desserts looked great - just to full to enjoy. Go - ENJOY - plan to skip breakfast and have leftovers for lunch."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Outstanding food and service with the pride of knowing you are supporting a locally-owned, family run business that truly cares about their clientele. Richard D"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "We dine a Sugo quite a bit and it is always a favorite. They make you feel like part of the family"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "They have a tomato guy. They also have a scallop guy. I am very impressed when the owner comes to your table and talks about how proud he is with the quality of the food and how much care is taken in preparation of every dish. Delicious food and good wine."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "I am an ITP on a first date with an OTP and it was great for both of us. The owners and server made it extra special and the food was yummy."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Always great, owners interested and involved with the clients. Ingredients are of high quality and the menu items always great. Even sitting at the bar for dinner/snack is a great experience. Fantastic!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "My wife and I first dined at Sugo in summer 2007. Since then we've come back for all special occasions -- birthdays, anniversaries, etc. The place has changed as the restaurant group and notoriety grew but the menu favorites are still there and I'm always impressed with the specials. If you want a great mix of Italian and Mediterranean food in a great, friendly atmosphere this place is for you!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Have you ever gotten the check at the end of the meal and smiled broadly because you expected to pay significantly more for the quality and presentation of the meal? When's the last time you tasted a tomato that made you stop your conversation? Or had a waiter with a perfect baritone? Tucked into an unremarkable strip mall is this Johns Creek secret. What took us so long?"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Sugo's is a very nice family owned restaurant. The owner and/or his wife will likely visit your table which is a nice treat in today's go-go restaurant environment. The food is tasty and authentic. I didn't see a lot of "creative" food interpretations. I was disappointed with the caprese salad, of all things. The tomatoes were INCREDIBLE but there appeared to be a skimping on the basil, mozzarella, and balsamic. The balsamic left a lot to be wanted... Perhaps had I not ordered the caprese, I would have felt the meal was of a higher caliber but missing on such a basic dish caused me question the overall experience."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "We had a great dinner at Sugo on Friday night. The place was packed, with many couples and families. The food was excellent, and as always, the family running the business tried to make it around to visit each table, which I find to be a nice personal touch."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "If you are looking for a restaurant with owners that have a passion for food this is the place to go"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "What a great place. Mr. C always stops by your table to tell you about the specials, share a little story, ... he makes you feel welcome. Great experience."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "I have been dining at Sugo for 5 years and am NEVER disappointed."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "We always enjoy our meals at Sugo. The old-world flavors and high quality products always shine. Delicious food & spectacular service from Jane."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "This is a true old fashioned restaurant - where the owners walk the floor, where the menu changes frequently, where they care about the food they buy and make, and where the servers aren't kids. This is not a chain - even the high end steakhouses and such (Mortens, ...) execute on a 'formula'. The only formula here is the personal touch, and the passion for food and service. I need a heart healthy meal - and the chef often comes out to discuss what fresh food he has and how to turn it into a perfect dish for me. Wow! We need more of these places, tell me if you find them..."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Love, love, love Sugo.......... best swordfish EVER!!!"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "First time at Sugo was for my husband's birthday dinner. It was very nice. The food was fresh and well made...tasted great. The special that night was just what my husband likes...scallops. The wine and desserts were excellent."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Sugo is outstanding! The food and service is always consistent. Freshest seafood I have had anywhere. Great wine list too!"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "The restaurant was very nice to look at from both the outside and inside. Service was beyond amazing and the servers/management were around enough without being annoying. The seating was very comfortable and the ambiance was relaxing and comforting. We enjoyed all of the food except the appetizer but that was our personal taste not enjoying it. I'm sure others love it. Would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a fancy night out or some authentic italian food."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Sugo is a beautiful restaurant, and one of the best dining experiences I've had in Atlanta, except for the long wait. Even though we had reservations, we still had to wait an hour for a table to come available, which didn't sit well with us. That would be my only complaint. Otherwise, I highly recommend Sugo."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "It starts with the parking situation; it's a terrible location. We arrived at 6:35 for our 6:45 reservation; we were seated at 7:25. Why bother taking reservations? We were seated in the back of the restaurant where the lighting was so poor, we couldn't identify the ingredients in our entrees. I'm a visual person & love to see the food I'm enjoying; you literally could not see it. It was clear throughout the evening that the place was not prepared for the volume of the evening - from the staff rushing around like mad, to the hostess turning over the tablecloths, instead of changing them, to them having to bring in metal chairs b/c they ran out of regular chairs. It was just a bizarre evening overall for us & we definitely won't be back."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We had a group of ten for an "after Valentine's Day" event. Mr. and Mrs. C were fantastic, Crystal was a great server, guiding us to great dishes and wonderful wines (not even the most expensive!) This is like going to an old friends' place...but one who happens to be a gourmet chef!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Always well taken care of on special occassions. The menu is Italian / Med mix but the taste is so good they pull off the mix, A must if you want a great dinning experience without going downtown. Highly recommend Sugo!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014