IL Localino

4.8
1505 reviews
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Italian
Il Localino is a charming family owned & operated, award winning Italian Restaurant located in Inman Park. We serve the most delicious and authentic food in a fun atmosphere, with great wines and craft cocktails. Il Localino is the perfect spot for a casual dinner or a major celebration! Whether you are looking for a romantic table for two, or a private party ... Il Localino will exceed all of your dining expectations!
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The most magical moments happen at IlLocalino. Don’t miss the opportunity to show how much you love your special someone... Make your reservation now for the most delicious dinner and wonderful ambience, an evening you will not forget

Thursday, February 14, 2019

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AF
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We were a party of 12 and had a terrific time. The meals were excellent but for those who ordered the Red Snapper (over-cooked and dry). I thought the balls hanging from the ceiling created a festive touch but also added to the cramped feel. Otherwise, a charming establishment with a GREAT staff and terrific menu. Vodka and sorbet. Who knew?!

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S
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Staff, food, atmosphere wonderful. The chef tasting was delicious and service was very attentive. Great place for groups

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OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

In a word, phenomenal!!!

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MR
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Loved the ambiance of an old school Italian restaurant! with a modern spin!
Food was great. The service was a bit off that night.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best experience in Atlanta! Very impressed! A must visit

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New Orleans
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing!!! True Italian cuisine!

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AR
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The only thing was the server does not allow to separate checks.

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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing as always. Best Italian in Atlanta.

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JD
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Awesome restaurant. Just wish the music volume was not so loud after 7:00 pm

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best place in town. Going again with 15 people in a few dats

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B
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love, love, love this place!!! Giovanni and Gail have managed to bring little Italy to Atlanta, and they are consistent in everything after all the years here. Staff, food and overall experience are amazing.

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JH
Mississippi
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place!! The atmosphere automatically puts you in a festive mood. The service is great and the wait staff is courteous and friendly. The owners are the best - they make the experience so fun.

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JP
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food always! Ambience is amazing. Great place to show off to friends

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RM
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding on all counts. Gracious host and servers. Attentive however not overbearing. Food choices are numerous and the meals are delicious! And let’s not forget their bread... Our first time there however we shall return for Valentine’s. Hey my Sicilian wife raved about the meal.

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FD
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was in town for show at America’s Mart from Dallas and this was such a delightful place! Owner was so fun, food was amazing and would travel back to Atlanta just for the experience!

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SW
Memphis
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

A favorite of ours on every trip to Atlanta.
Food is marvelous, such a unique place.

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n
Charleston
20 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time, so authentic and sincere, great food, you really feel these folks appreciate you allowing them to serve you. We'll go back! Wow! One of the better experiences we have had.

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SQ
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Small group of six to celebrate birthday. Owners and staff treated us like royalty and I suspect they do the same for everyone. Meal and wine were superb and ambiance was exactly what I’ve been seeking since my former fave small Italian restaurant closed years ago. This is my new fave and I will gladly drive 50 miles to enjoy it again...and again!

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Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was superb! Great family owned restaurant. Gale and Giovanni are so warm and welcoming that it makes you feel right at home.

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R
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The New Years Eve atmosphere was out of this world! Balloons, lanterns, flowers everywhere. And the amazing service crew was ready for the full house crowd without seeming rushed. The menu selections were perfect for our group of picky vegetarians AND Italian style meat and pasta lovers. Love Potion cocktails were a special hit, along with the tiramasu. One part of our group came all the way from Chicago for the eggplant parmesan.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

IL Localino is a gem in the Atlanta restaurant scene. The owners make you feel like home! We are now considered regulars and don’t even look on the menu anymore! One of my favorite spots to eat anywhere!

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AG
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service and food every time we visit!!

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MK
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great date night! Everything about this dining experience was five stars. The owner is such a character; really makes this place unique.

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m
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We been there twice now and we love the food and the atmosphere!!!!!

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M
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a delightful dinner with our small children! Food was outstanding (our table had the lobster ravioli, cheese ravioli and pappardelle Sinatra). Owners and staff were super friendly. People coming in were regulars. We will be coming back.

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Atlanta
169 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Best restaurant in Atlanta. One of
2 restaurants in the US that get 5 Diamond Steaks. Best ribeye I’ve ever had. Always wonderful and a party every night. Delicious and Fun!!!’n

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were treated to 3 appetizers on the house and one of the owners brought our friend an additional plate of “spicy” meatballs because he saw how much he liked them!! Always love the party hats and music and wine selection - my FAVORITE restaurant in Atlanta

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MF
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Most fun I have had for a dinner experience in a long long time. Food is excellent!!!!!!

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J
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My family took me to Il Localino (which is also my favorite restaurant) for my birthday celebration. All 14 of us enjoyed everything about the experience. The food was exceptional, as always, and the service was phenomenal. Thank you for making my birthday so very special!

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JI
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding as always!

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PL
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

The moment i asked the waiter the price of a bubbly, he took serious disgruntled attitude. In fact, he decided he didnt want to wait on us. The owner came over to announce specials, and then she became disgruntled because I said I might just want a caesar salad. I was still full from holidays, and decided the pasta dishes, which aren't so great, weren't worth $25, especially when served by waiters acting like we are a 'bother.' We were hoping for authentic caesars, and they simply WERE NOT. More attitude was delivered to us. We both recently moved here from Hollywood/in the entertainment biz, and would never rec this place to anyone. Everyone was rude except for blonde gal. Next night went to SOTO SOTO, got real Italian food, greeted by a lovely staff.

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NW
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Best staff in town. Makes you feel like family as soon as you hit the door

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C
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food. They were serving a limited menu the night we were there, but the kitchen was able to make my favorite dish. A little pricey, but a great experience overall.

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St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We are late to discovering this gem. Outstanding ambiance, outstanding menu, a cozy, comfortable place to be oneself. One of our ATL favorites.

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Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always my family’s spot for special occasions. We are always treated like family.

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AR
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing dinner and experience on Christmas Eve. Gale and Giovanni were so kind, the food was amazing and the 2 little kids enjoyed the energetic atmosphere.

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AM
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We absolutely love this place! So much fun! The food is outstanding!❤️❤️❤️

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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food wonderful. Atmosphere is the best

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RZ
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Localino reminds me of an intimate Italian restaurant you would find in New York city. Frank Sinatra tunes in the background, amazing food and service. It also has a festive feeling with the owner making small talk with the customers and disco balls that turn on at some point in the evening. Often feels like you are dining with your new found friends in the rest of the dining room.

The dining rooms are small, cozy and invite interaction with staff and fellow diners.

Truly a dining experience, not just a meal.

Randy

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c
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous restaurant! Great food and wine! Definitely a must!

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