Amalfi Cucina + Mercato

4.1
61 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Enter into a nostalgic area, the Amalfi coast, yet in the heart of Buckhead. Open six days a week for dinner, Amalfi Cucina & Mercato is a traditional Neapolitan restaurant centered around a wood-burning brick oven imported from Italy. Led by Executive Chef Santiago Echavarria, Amalfi's authentic Italian menu includes Neapolitan-style pizzas as well as authentic appetizers, fresh salads, traditional pasta dishes and original desserts. Cozy up in a spacious booths or have a seat at the bar to enjoy the view with a signature cocktail.
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Experiences

  • Valentine's Day

    $160.00 per person

    Feb 14, 2022 only

    3 Course Menu First Course Choice of Cesar Salad or Insalata della Casa Main Course Filet Mignon or Seabass Scottata Dessert Lemon Cheesecake or Lava Cake One bottle of Prosecco

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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
What 61 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Pizzas were great but chicken Parmesan was way too much food and just okay.

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Diningout
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Service was excellent. Our server was so nice. I had veal bolognese and it was okay. The pasta was really underdone. You couldn’t even call it Al dente. It was under cooked. Husband had chicken parm which was okay as well with under cooked pasta as well. I would give it one more try but it would not be on my bucket list

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HeidiW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the fried calamari - delicious - served with grilled lemon, marinara and lightly drizzled with a creamy sauce. Antipasto salad was perfect - very large for one - but just right for two. The house pizza was yummy.
Service was attentive and efficient.
Open industrial chic decor - tables are very nicely spaced. Felt very private in a large space.
Would go there for a meal again - or maybe a drink at the bar - it looked nice.

CM
vipCraigM
Atlanta
20 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience3

New Great Italian go-to in Buckhead...solid menu, white table clothed table in a cool, soft setting...

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vipBNW1
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service, breadth and depth of the menu, and the food we had was excellent. It’s a beautifully decorated space. I can’t think of anything to complain about. It was a nice evening.

DG
DianneG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience5

Food was ordinary.
Three Cheese pizza dry,to much Parameson Cheese, tasted like bread.
Chicken was small, sauce to much flour and tasteless
Over abundance of Brocolini and Chicken was tough.
Dessert was $12 and very small portion
Restarant beautiful, service ok.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great environment and ambience, great food, and very attentive staff.

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vipJaysac
Atlanta
65 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

There were 2 employees for the entire place.Obviously the only waitress available did what she could.Food was just aceptable although my companion said the pizza was good.Disappointing to me.

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STACEYH
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Garlic bread is wonderful. Lots of Italian Restaurant classics. Service was good, too. Some items were a little pricey, but overall would recommend.

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on December 23, 2021

GM Stacey, it's great to hear that the service was good. We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review on OT. Come back again!

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vipGabeC
Charleston
24 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Everything was fine to above average from the food + drinks to the service and ambience, but nothing blew me away.

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nanh
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Being a new restaurant we were open-minded. Greeter and waiter were so sweet. Drinks took too long to get out and the Caesar salad needs more authenticity! Entrees were yummy!
Table and seats comfortable as we had a curved booth-my favorite!!

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on December 23, 2021

Good Morning Nanh, we really appreciate your feedback, as a new restaurant it is one of the many tools we use to make us better. We hope to see you again at Amalfi Cucina & Mercato!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We had a great experience here! The service was questionable at the beginning but got better!! The food was phenomenal & very reasonably priced. The cocktails were awesome as well. We loved the circle table booth!

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on December 23, 2021

Good Morning, and thanks for the feedback. As a new restaurant we strive for the 5 star rating with every guest, we will continue to improve service and food consistency as time goes by. Please come back and visit us again!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Our server was excellent.
The food was fabulous.
The ambiance was very nice.
The drinks service was a disaster. But, maybe the bartender was new.

Would definitely go back because the food was really yummy.

JP
JayaP
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience4

Food had no flavor and it was so bland. Really wanted to like it but the 4 dishes we ordered, not one had any flavor. I'll doubt if this place will last for more than year.

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Jlee
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a lovely place tucked into a corner in Buckhead! Staff was friendly and helpful from entrance to exit, had awesome recommendations and prompt service. We had the calamari, beet and burrata salad, spicy Sicilian pizza, lobster ravioli, shrimp pesto gnocchi, and veal parmigiano and each dish was divine!! My boyfriend tried the berry blitz and old fashioned and said both had great balance and depth. Please save room for the pistachio tirimisu!!

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on December 17, 2021

Thank you for coming by! We look forward to seeing you again.

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Chicken Marsala was delicious and the stuffed zucchini flower with cheese was amazing.
I love the decor and our waitress Bethany was super and attentive

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on December 17, 2021

Thank you for coming by. We look forward to seeing you come by.

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ReineS
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian food around

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience4

Service was amazing, food was just ok but in their defense & to give benefit of the doubt they’d just opened a week or two prior.

Would try again, to see if the food quality changed! :)

Again, service was AMAZING!

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on December 23, 2021

Good morning, so happy you thought the service was amazing! However we will continue to work on food quality and consistency at Amalfi Cucina & Mercato. Come back and see us, and we will work on getting that 2 star to a 5 star!

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GoDawgs
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

If you like Chefboyardee spaghetti, shoe leather advertised as veal, and no bread, this is the place for you. If you want to wait 10 minutes for a glass of wine, make a reservation. The place had been open for a month when we made the mistake of going, but the kinks had not been worked out. Maybe the labor shortage had affected the kitchen help. Management appears to be inexperienced.

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Avalkab
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would give an 8.5/10 total.

Food was outstanding ...open kitchen, good location and very good service.

Would recommend dining here.

TC
TerryC
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was a lovely experience overall and we will go back.

SM
ScottM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great zucchini blossom, Caesar salad, chicken piccata. Very good pizza.

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Fang
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service - Bethany was great. She recommended the shrimp gnocchi which was honestly incredible.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Nice decor by terrible food.

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vipBobF
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Major objection charging $10 for two slices of bread. Lobster ravioli could hardly taste the lobster and the food was not piping hot.
Service ambiance and noise level was good.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Still finding their sea legs.

TC
vipTheClacker1984
Atlanta
75 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We dined here for dinner on a Saturday night. The restaurant was only half full, so we were seated immediately and our server was quick to introduce herself. We split the calamari, a Caesar salad, the spicy pizza and mushroom pizza. The calamari had a thick crispy breading, which is my preference. The Caesar was as expected. The pizzas had a softer, chewier dough and was cooked perfectly without being overly charred. The hunks of mozzarella on the mushroom pizza and chunkier tomato sauce on the spicy pizza we’re unique twists we enjoyed. We passed on dessert, but the cannoli sounded good. Not our favorite Italian spot, but definitely a contender on the list.

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vipCharliet
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Was surprised to see valet parking with a self-park option not mentioned. Plus--the sign at valet was misleading in terms of charges.

The pizza crust was fantastic but for some reason the top was only luke-warm. Sauce and toppings were great as well--but should have been much warmer.

Entrees and drinks were outstanding. Weird though that we were informed no Pinot Grigio in the house---in an Italian restaurant?

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DennisS
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

First, food was good.

Service was a bit less than I'd expect at a Buckhead restaurant:

We each ordered drinks (4 people). Two cocktails, two wines. The waitress brought one cocktail one wine. It took about five minutes to get the second two--strange, especially on a very slow Monday evening.

Had to ask for water. The waitress acted like she had never thought of filling water glasses.

Very uneven service: two mains served before appetizers were finished, second two mains brought out later, although not together. One guy delivers the food and he's only got two hands, I guess.

Forks and knives were not replaced after appetizer finished--nitpicky, but small details are important for first impressions.

Service staff is nice but really needs some training. We were there on a Monday night, so not at all crowded--maybe five tables, so you can't blame it on being "busy".

Lastly, having read about this management/ownership team in the AJC, you can't blame this on lack of experience. I think lack of management attention is a better explanation.

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vipLulu
Atlanta
129 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

This was their first very busy night, for this new restaurant and on the most part it was handled well. The food was good and delivered just fine, which has been an issue at other restaurants we have been to. I would stay with the pizzas. Mine was good. They will continue to improve and we will return.

CW
vipCarmenW
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience2

On the positive side, our server was great. The food however was the worst Italian food I’ve ever had. I would grade the food as bad cafeteria food at best. You could tell that the food was not cooked from scratch and looked and tasted like food that was pre-prepared and sourced from large supply companies that do supply cafeterias. I had the fried artichokes that were crumbed, deep fried and smothered with a lot of Parmesan cheese served with a very tiny dish of marinara sauce. The sauce was not definitely cooked in the restaurant and again pre-cooked from a large food service company. I ordered Veal Marsala as my entree and asked to have the Parmesan cheese rice substituted with Broccolini. What I got served was a piece of crumbed veal which was over cooked and tasted like leather, over a very large portion of broccolini and brown gravy sauce with mushrooms over the entire dish. No taste of the Marsala, cream or seasoning. The presentation did nothing to entice my appetite. My husband had the chicken parmigiana which was again not cooked fresh. The parmigiana was thick, with huge pieces of mozzarella cheese on the top (not melted as it should be), thrown over a large portion of spaghetti, again with the not so nice marinara sauce. No bread served, and with only one bar tender serving the entire restaurants, drinks did not come in a timely manner. As an Italian, I felt offended that they would call the food they serve as Italian. Needless to say, I will never return to dine at this restaurant or recommend it.

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vipAngelica
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time dining here and it was GREAT! From the ambiance to the food and service…everything was perfect. Highly recommend the lobster ravioli!

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markp
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My current favorite! Best service, pizza, salads, ambience!

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vipNatinf
Atlanta
29 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was excellent and server was super sweet but service was slow

AK
vipAkaKali
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The pizzas were very good as well the salmon and appetizers. The dining room is quite lovely as well

LG
vipLindaG
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

We split a salad and veal Marsala also had the pepper appetizer. Did not split in the kitchen and brought both at the same time. Never refilled our wine glasses. Ordered cappuccino but server did not know they didn’t have it. No one in management walked around to check on its guests. The food was mediocre. Give it a max of 6 months

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ClintonM
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience4

Small food portions but tasty food with excellent service

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Was unaware it was their grand opening when booking which explains any of the issues we encountered. Once the kinks get ironed out, this would be a solid 5. When you like the bread you anticipate good things to come and we were not disappointed.

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on November 9, 2021

Thank you for joining us for our Grand Opening, We appreciate the understanding as we go through this growing period! Look forward to seeing you again soon! -Management

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vipsaffoodiegirl
Atlanta
34 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brand new still in the opening phase.... a little delayed on serving due to staff shortage, but we knew that prior so a little extra wait was not a big deal. The food was super good.. the restaurant atmosphere upbeat and fun... casual + ... we enjoyed our server and our meal and the drinks. I absolutely recommend Amalfi Cucina + Mercato for a nice evening out or grabbing a great pizza in a superb atmosphere. I had the Lobster Ravioli ...YUM! My husband had the Veal Marsala.. it too was an A+.. Others at the table ordered pizza!! Fantastic crust from their superb pizza oven... and great selections of toppings.. in addition, don't forget to order the appetizers Arancini and the Calamari... both left the waitstaff with empty dishes!! So.. for a great evening.. do make a date at Amalfi Cucina + Mercato.. and be a little patient during these days of finding waitstaff and Kitchen help!!

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on November 9, 2021

Thank you very much for your insightful review! We definitely appreciate the understanding with a longer wait time! We really love that you both enjoyed everything you had and look forward to seeing you back in to try more YUMMY, dishes! -Management

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a really friendly and efficient server. I loved the Parmesan crisps in my Caesar salad! Veal Marsala was delish!

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato
Responded on November 9, 2021

Thank you so much for this great review! We look forward to you returning to try more menu items! -Management

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You can order delivery directly from Amalfi Cucina + Mercato using the Order Online button. Amalfi Cucina + Mercato also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Amalfi Cucina + Mercato also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (678) 973-0903.

Amalfi Cucina + Mercato is rated 4.1 stars by 61 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.