il Giallo Osteria & Bar

4.7
1841 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
il Giallo (pronounced il-JAH-lo) is a partnership between Leonardo Moura and Chef Jamie Adams and their goal is to transport you to a little piece of Italy.
While il Giallo means both “Yellow” and “Mystery” in Italian, yellow, the color of the yolk, the sun and the grains, it represents il Giallo’s wholesomeness; the ingredients used will be responsibly sourced, fresh and flavorful. Mystery represents the new, different and exciting flavors and aromas found throughout the constantly evolving il Giallo menu.
We strive to accurately represent the foods and flavors found in the towns and villages along Italy’s Coastal regions, the freshest imaginable hand-made pastas found in the mountains and plains and lest we for forget, the bounty of cured meats, cheeses and olive oils from north to south.
We want to become an extension of your home by providing a comfortable and inviting atmosphere where you will want to spend time with friends and family.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1841 people are saying
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BobL
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jim was our server and he did an excellent job of being knowledgeable, attentive and efficient.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pam was terrific, great service

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JCOOTS
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Food was okay, not spectacular. Service was below average especially given price of food. Better Italian food choices in the Atlanta area for the money.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service and atmosphere were wonderful. We will definitely return!

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gblb
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time experience, everything was excellent. Shout to the server, Virginia!!

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KatKat
Atlanta
32 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious as usual! Perfect service and nice wine list.

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vipPriscilla
Atlanta
77 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every meal, every time, is deliciously prepared & has never been anything but delectable! We love this place! The only thing I think would make it better is daily specials , like ½ price wine night, ½ price appetizers, or such as that that some other restaurants do. Those places are trying to typically drum up business for typically slow nights. I doubt this restaurant has slow nights that they need to drum up business for.

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vipRogerS
Atlanta
243 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is our second visit to Il Giallo in the past 30 days. The consistency of the food is excellent. We enjoy dining in their out door area where it is very quiet and you can have good conversations with your guests. The veal and chicken farm can't be beat. The calamari starter is one of the best in Atlanta.

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PeteF
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food and atmosphere

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vipPamela
Minneapolis
87 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food. The salad, bread, pasta and meats are all from scratch and good!

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FrankB
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Il Giallo is a fine Italian Osteria & Bar. Good service and excellent meals.

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ELynn
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food was outstanding. The service was fantastic so it made for a wonderful evening

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Mary
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was exceptional from the quality to taste to presentation. TOP-NOTCH and unbelievably the BEST Italian cuisine in Atlanta! A hidden gem in Sandy Springs. A MUST visit for any food enthusiast that truly appreciates Italian cuisine. The culinary genius of master chef/owner, Jamie Adams, will blow you away. His expertise and knowledge of authentic Italian cuisine is commendable. Chef Jamie is able to transport you to Italy and its generational saga of homemade recipes. I should also emphasize that all ingredients are of the highest standard. There is no room for substitution or trade-off when it comes to premium ingredients. Every recipe and dish are prepared from scratch. One can certainly appreciate the homemade pastas and the savory and delectable sauces that accompany every appetizer and entree.
This review would not be complete without the mention of Leonardo and Antoinette Moura, co-owners and hosts of Il Giallo. Their multiple years of experience in the food industry and know-how as restaurateurs is apparent. Their dedication to create the perfect culinary experience has always been their passion; awesome food, flawless execution, hospitable atmosphere, excellent service, and an empowered staff is what it takes. Every visit to Il Giallo has proven to be an impressive and outstanding one. I am confident that you will leave Il Giallo with a sense of euphoria and delight.
Buon Appetito!

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EveryContinent
Atlanta
26 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience. Pamela, our server, was delightful, helpful and so knowledgeable.

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vipPairodocs
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Virginia (waitress) was wonderful.

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LeoS
New England
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nicole was our server she was amazing! We can’t wait to go back and sit with her again!

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vipLefty
Atlanta
28 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We ate outside so we can't really relate to the noise level.

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RAaron
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were here Friday night, seated immediately and enjoyed excellent food and service!

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SusannahC
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding. Freshly made pasta, perfect focaccia. Delicious!

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JacquelineH
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I Enjoyed the staff just as much as I enjoyed the food.

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vipSrw75
Atlanta
33 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was GNO and most of us had never been to this restaurant! Wow so glad we gave it a try; it was fantastic! Our waitress, Nicole, was fabulous and gave some really great suggestions. Everything from the wine, appetizers, entrees, to dessert was outstanding. We will all be back for sure!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

We were there to celebrate my parents 50th wedding anniversary. Our waitress, Nicole, was awesome. This is a beautiful restaurant and the food was amazing. My date had swordfish and he said it was very dry and tasted as if it were frozen. My dad had the chicken Parm which was very tasty and juicy. My mom and I both had the fillet mignon which was fantastic. Next time no duck fat. My parents decided to split the salad special and so did my date and I. However, I was charged for four salads even though we only received two. Next time look at your bill carefully and don’t rush! I was disappointed that the croissant bread pudding was not available on the menu even though it was listed on the menu online. But overall, it was a delightful dining experience and will be back. Thank you for making the special anniversary treat for my parents.

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vipBKT1
Atlanta
19 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding return to in-the-house dining after over a year with dozens of great curbside meals from il Giallo!

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vipATLFoodie
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

2 thumbs up. A perfect way to get back out after pandemic-time at home. We sat outside in covered area. It wasn't too hot and provided just enough protection from the elements. The food and service was outstanding. I can't wait to return for indoor dining too.

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vipRogerS
Atlanta
244 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

4 of us sat in the outside dining area which was very nice and quiet,Our server Shandence was very attentive. The veal parm was as good as ever and the same with the chicken parm.

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Kelly
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Service was poor. Had to constantly ask how long it will take for our food to come out. People that came in after us got their meals before us. Terrible experience.

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vipRandy
Atlanta
15 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Everything was solid.
No complaints

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AWW1
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We had a hard time deciding whose was the champion order - all 4 were outstanding. Maybe the duck agnolotti was the winner. Our waitress Samantha was the GOAT of servers.

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NessaA
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Fantastic choice for an evening with a good friend. Were were able to talk without feeling like we were shouting, we shared an appetizer and our meals. Well worth it. Look forward to visiting again soon.

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MarkD
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely best place to eat in Sandy Springs! And Sharon at the bar is fabulous!

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vipNeighborGal
Atlanta
25 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food. Accommodating wait staff. Surprisingly small wine pours.

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CATHYS
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Very small table for dining. 6 adults. Service average. Food good overall good. Not spectacular. Prices are high since everything ala carte

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vipNancy
Atlanta
40 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Always good food-service was lacking and inexperienced

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Neighbor
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We understand the current labor situation in the restaurant business. Our server was very good. We waited nearly 45 min for a Cesar Salad and Proscuitto to arrive. Then another 30 min for spaghetti and meat balls and bolognese to be delivered by a sulky hostess who cared not. She didn't have the concern for her customers that the average server in a hash house has. Moreover, the next table over arrived 15 min after us, were served, paid their check, and left before we had finsihed our main course. The was an unknown experience for us at iL Giallo. How four, simple, standard dishes could take so long to be delivered baffles us. Even so, the only real complaint we have is about the dismissive hostess.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day Lunch

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NicoleH
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day lunch, was absolutely delicious. I had the lamb in lemon & capers sauce-and a small pasta in garlic sauce - simply delicious, I ate everything. Hubby had the 12 oz lamb in marinara & mozzarella- no complaints from him and my MIL had the sirloin with fingerling potatoes, she enjoyed every bit. Delicious delicious and delicious

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service!

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Mandy
Savannah
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Il Giallo - we make the hour drive to eat there whenever we can!

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StephanieM
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Huge, tasty food portions, very nice wine selection and even better customer service from all staff members. We really enjoyed our lunch during Mother's Day and look forward to returning soon as well as visiting their sister restaurant.

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vipGigi
Atlanta
53 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always a pleasure to be at il Giallo! Welcomed and friendly service. Thanks for making Mother's day enjoyable.

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You can order delivery directly from il Giallo Osteria & Bar using the Order Online button. il Giallo Osteria & Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (404) 709-2148 ext. 1.

il Giallo Osteria & Bar is rated 4.7 stars by 1841 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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