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Best Italian Restaurants in Buckhead


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A photo of Yeppa & Co restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Buckhead
Booked 118 times today
Yeppa & Co, located in Buckhead Village, is a renowned destination for authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons are particularly captivated by the exceptional service and vibrant ambiance. The "Roman Veal Bombs" and "tortellini in brodo", traditional Italian dishes, have been lauded as ‘epic’ and ‘perfect’, even by diners of Italian origin. The food is described as deliciously prepared and presented, which adds to the overall culinary experience. With many claiming their visit felt like being transported to Italy, Yeppa & Co appears to be a gastronomic haven for Italian food enthusiasts. From the bustling environment to the exceptional service, Yeppa & Co provides an invigorating and memorable dining experience. The high praise from diners confirms that Yeppa & Co is a staple for Italian cuisine in the area.
A photo of Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Buckhead
Booked 62 times today
Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante, located in Atlanta, is highly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine. Reviews point to the restaurant's bustling atmosphere and large portions of dishes that promise real Italian flavors. Their menu includes fan favorites such as the rigatoni with pesto and the Chicken Panini. One reviewer wrote about their "insanely delicious" imported extra virgin olive oil and the "ridiculous" cappelletti spinaci pasta. The restaurant is also celebrated for its solid wine list and excellent service. Despite being perceived as one of the loudest restaurants in the area, it remains a favorite spot amongst locals and visitors alike for its Italian cuisine authenticity and high-quality food.
A photo of Taverna-Buckhead restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Buckhead
Booked 27 times today
Taverna-Buckhead has earned rave reviews for its top-notch Italian cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the authenticity, quality, and taste of their meals, with dishes like the Carpaccio, Carbonara, and butternut squash ravioli being particular favorites. Many patrons also commend the restaurant's excellent service, describing the staff as knowledgeable, fast, and attentive. The quality of the Italian cuisine served at Taverna-Buckhead has made it an indispensable go-to Italian restaurant for many diners, with one reviewer calling it the "best Italian food in Atlanta." The ambiance, including a covered outdoor patio, is frequently appreciated by customers, making Taverna-Buckhead a popular spot for everything from casual meals to business meetings.
A photo of La Grotta restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Buckhead
Booked 37 times today
La Grotta, synonymous with the finest Italian cuisine in Atlanta, continues to court savorers of delectable Italian dishes with its exceptional food, wine, and service. With over 35 years of culinary excellence, it has been hailed as "the BEST place to eat Italian in the state". Exuding a warm and romantic atmosphere, La Grotta has become the go-to spot for celebrations and milestone dinners. Its offerings, such as ricotta gnocchi with lemon butter sauce, Veal chop and Veal piccata, and truffle risotto, continue to amaze patrons with their authenticity and delicacy. With consistent praises for its service and unique specials, La Grotta epitomizes the pinnacle of Italian gastronomic experience in Atlanta.
A photo of Dirty Rascal restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Buckhead
Booked 3 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.
A photo of Varasano's Pizzeria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Buckhead
Booked 1 time today
Varasano's Pizzeria, located in Atlanta, is renowned for its exquisite Italian-style oven-baked pizzas. Guests repeatedly emphasize the authentic taste of the pizza, often citing it as one of the best they've ever had. The combination of unique ingredients, such as the thin-sliced spicy Italian meat and a special variety of olives, creates a superb flavor balance, reminiscent of true Italian cuisine. With a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, their accommodating service further enhances the dining experience. The owner, Jeff, takes a hands-on approach, personally interacting with the customers and upholding a high standard of cooking and service. Overall, Varasano's Pizzeria offers a can't-miss opportunity to experience top-notch Italian cuisine in the heart of Atlanta.
A photo of St. Cecilia restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• 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 Pricci restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Buckhead
Booked 60 times today
Pricci, located in Buckhead, consistently receives high praise for its authentic Italian cuisine. With its upscale yet comfortable ambiance and exceptional customer service, it's a crowd favorite. Their menu features culinary masterpieces such as Regina Margherita Pizza, Veal Scaloppini Piccata, Polpettine, and a range of risottos. Numerous reviews emphasize the exceptional quality of their pasta dishes, and their truffle fries are reportedly the best in Georgia. Many reviewers claim that Pricci offers the "best Italian food in Atlanta," and it seems to impress old and new patrons alike with its superb Italian fare.
A photo of Grana restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Buckhead
Booked 41 times today
Grana, located in ATL, is a top-notch Italian restaurant serving up authentic dishes with a fresh twist. Repeatedly lauded by customers for its unique approach to Italian cuisine, Grana is particularly known for its delicious meatball flights, Rigatoni, and cheesy garlic bread among other delights. Patrons are continually impressed with the excellent service, often mentioning the staff by name for their attentiveness and knowledge. Reviews point to the rooftop seating as a major draw, providing a comfortable and fun atmosphere. The consensus is clear; whether you're a local or a visitor, Grana is a must-visit for amazing Italian food in Atlanta.
A photo of Pendolino restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Brookhaven
Booked 67 times today
Pendolino is the new restaurant from chef-owner Kevin Maxey, debuting spring of 2024 in Atlanta. Taking up an Italian disposition – one where eating and culture are inseparable – we are proud to offer Chastain Park a classy-casual neighborhood place.Come join us in our dining room or our sun-filled patio for an unbeatable setting. One side of the restaurant boasts a curved oak wood bar with casual café style seating, and views of the wood burning oven. The main dining room has a lux mix of comfy banquettes, graciously sized booths, and marble topped tables and there is a private dining room that can be enclosed for festive celebrations. Whether you are out for a date night or late night, feasting with friends or family, popping by for an afternoon snack or lingering for a special occasion, we can’t wait to host you.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Buckhead

Discover the essence of Italian cuisine in Atlanta's vibrant Buckhead neighborhood, where a diverse array of Italian eateries awaits your palate. From the traditional dishes that echo the heart and soul of Italy to innovative culinary explorations, each restaurant in Buckhead offers a unique touch of Italian flair. Indulge in authentic pasta dishes, exquisite seafood, and wood-fired pizzas that have garnered rave reviews for their fresh, flavorful ingredients and artful preparation. Buckhead's Italian dining scene is characterized by its sophisticated atmospheres and exceptional service, making each meal a memorable experience. The area is renowned for blending Southern hospitality with Italian culinary traditions, creating a dining experience that is both upscale and inviting. Whether you're seeking a casual meal or a fine dining adventure, Buckhead's Italian restaurants promise an enchanting taste of Italy right in the heart of Atlanta. This neighborhood is a true culinary destination, perfect for food enthusiasts eager to explore the rich, diverse flavors of Italian cuisine.

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