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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Dunwoody


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A photo of North Italia - Perimeter restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Dunwoody
Booked 29 times today
North Italia - Perimeter is a gem in the Atlanta dining scene, offering the best Italian food in the area. The extensive and authentic menu features mouth-watering options, such as Crispy Eggplant Parmesan for small plates and a variety of classical Italian cocktails like the Negroni Rosa. The authenticity extends to a broad list of wine including the likes of Chianti Classico from Tuscany and Barolo from Piedmont. Reviewers rave about the Italian Farm salad and house special bolognese. The ambiance is energetic and modern, with excellent service despite occasional staff shortages. Guests commend the attentive service, value for money, and the modern twist embodied in the vibrant bistro.
A photo of St. Cecilia restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Buckhead
Booked 72 times today
St. Cecilia, a gem located in Atlanta, stands out as an exceptional representation of European cuisine. The restaurant consistently impresses its guests with its authenticity, creativity, and exquisite flavors. Praised as the best Italian restaurant many have ever visited, it's lauded for its flawless service, incredible food, and warm, welcoming ambiance reminiscent of the Italian Riviera. Their menu, featuring dishes like oysters, Branzino, ribeye, and their in-house baked bread, routinely exceeds high customer expectations. The staff's attention to detail, intimate table setups, and knowledgeable recommendations create an unforgettable dining experience. St. Cecilia is truly a beloved favorite for those seeking a slice of Europe in the city.
A photo of North Italia - Buckhead restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Buckhead
Booked 10 times today
North Italia - Buckhead is a testament to good Italian cuisine with its diverse and authentic menu offering everything from Beef Tenderloin Marsala to Spaghetti Bolognese. Reviews highlight the exceptional service and highly enjoyable ambiance. Many customers describe it as the best Italian food they have had since moving to the south, with particular praise given to the white truffle garlic bread and meatballs. Even the drinks have been lauded as "super amazing". This location has also been noted to be just as good as its acclaimed Manhattan Beach counterpart. So, for a delightful and authentic Italian dining experience, North Italia - Buckhead certainly delivers.
A photo of Di Paolo restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Roswell
Booked 20 times today
Di Paolo is a beloved local gem famously known for its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons often describe their experiences as exceptional, praising the restaurant for its consistently delicious food, attentive service, and unique, old-school vibe. The restaurant's menu is creatively designed with dishes like pollo arrosto, gamberi e polenta, and special items like summer flounder, all freshly prepared, excellently presented and praised by even the pickiest eaters. "This is the best Italian food we have had since moving from NY," says one customer. Moreover, Di Paolo is not just a restaurant but a vital part of the community. Regular customers, some of them visiting since 1995, love coming back for the excellent food, top-notch service, and the warm welcome remembered even from their last visit. Whether it's a special occasion or just a regular day, this neighborhood restaurant ensures a memorable Italian dining experience that always keeps people coming back.
A photo of Dirty Rascal restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Buckhead
Booked 4 times today
Dirty Rascal is a standout restaurant in Atlanta, praised for its exemplary Contemporary Italian cuisine. Patrons celebrate their return visits with decadent dirty martinis, followed by favorites such as lasagna florettes and ravioli bolognese, paired with a rich bottle of red wine. Reviewers rave about the lasagna, the ricotta tortellini with lamb bolognese, and the chicken Marsala. The ambiance is also commendable, with a live jazz quartet setting an enjoyable tone and a private top-floor lounge for an after-dinner retreat. Though opinions on some dishes vary, Dirty Rascal is generally lauded for its delicious food, excellent service, and vibrant atmosphere, making it a must-visit destination for those seeking authentic Italian fare.
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