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Diners' Choice: Italian restaurants in Atlanta Metro

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Updated July 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants with the best overall Italian cuisine in Atlanta Metro? You’re in the right place. Each month OpenTable analyses more than 400,000 new diner reviews. We sort the results by category to help you discover new favourites. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of La Grotta restaurant
4.9
4.9 (2951)
$31 to $50
Italian
Buckhead
About the restaurant
Serving the finest in Northern & Regional Italian Cuisine, La Grotta offers old world charm and friendly, first class service and is located in the heart of Buckhead. A local favorite since 1978, La Grotta has received Best of Atlanta Award from Atlanta magazine since the mid 1980’s, prestigious DiRONA and AAA Four Diamond Awards since the early 90's.


La Grotta is tucked away in the heart of the Buckhead residential district and overlooks the lush gardens of the condo courtyard in which it is located. La Grotta literally means "the cave" in Italian and was named such for its cavernous and warm setting. The La Grotta staff is also well known and regarded for its vast knowledge of its customers, the food, diverse knowledge of languages (our staff speaks Italian, Spanish, French & German) and attention to detail. The menu specializes in Northern Italian cuisine with seasonal changes to reflect freshness of ingredients with a focus on locally grown produce.

Top review
CharlesV
Dined 3 days ago
Love this place. Will always be a staple in the rotation. Authentic, delicious, perfect atmosphere.
A photo of Valenza Restaurant restaurant
4.9
4.9 (3070)
$31 to $50
Italian
Brookhaven
About the restaurant
Valenza is a cozy, upscale Italian eatery in Brookhaven. It takes its name from a small village in the Piedmonte region of Northern Italy. Valenza is well known throughout the world for its artisan jewelry manufacturing which has earned it the nickname “city of gold”. The cuisine at VALENZA is inspired by the diverse culture of Northern Italy. Executive Chef Matt Swickerath’s focus is on classic and modern cooking methods using fresh seasonal and local ingredients to create a classic Italian menu with an updated culinary touch. The menu features a variety of antipasti, pasta, risotto and Italian entrees. Valenza has the heart and spirit of a cozy and warm Italian village café in an upscale setting. The dining room features venetian plastered walls with rustic oak and pine woods. Experience the warmth and elegance of Valenza when dining under the antique European candle chandeliers. Valenza offers a wonderful private dining room with seating for 30 guests.
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brand
Dined 3 days ago
Enjoyed our meal to the fullest! Use of seasonal foods in appetizer and entree made this meal one to remember . Their pasta dishes never disappoint!
A photo of Rena's Italian Fishery and Grill restaurant
4.6
4.6 (32)
$31 to $50
Italian
Alpharetta
About the restaurant
Rena's Italian Fishery and Grill, located in Alpharetta, GA, is a tribute to Italian heritage and family values. Founded by Executive Chef Darren Henderson, Rena's offers a warm, inviting atmosphere where guests can enjoy traditional Italian dishes and fresh, hand-made pastas. The restaurant features a wood-burning grill and an open kitchen, enhancing the dining experience. Upstairs at Rena's is a versatile event space perfect for gatherings and celebrations. With a focus on quality and authenticity, Rena's promises a memorable culinary journey.
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DonnaA
Dined 1 day ago
We ordered the grouper and seabass, both were excellent! Loved it so much that I've already made plans to go back and have the seabass again!
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4.9
4.9 (2029)
$31 to $50
Italian
Buckhead
About the restaurant
Antica Posta is an authentic Tuscan style restaurant located in the heart of the Buckhead entertainment district of Atlanta. Antica Posta combines fresh ingredients with traditional recipes for a dining experience that until now, was only available in our first restaurant in San Casciano, Italy. Marco and Alessandro Betti, owners, proudly invites you to taste the simple, flavorful dishes that have made Italian and Tuscan cooking the most appreciated cuisine in the world.
The Antica Posta of Buckhead, brings to our community the same genuine, sincere cuisine of Tuscany. Enjoy the delicate blend of meats, fish, vegetables, spices, and condiments that for centuries have pleased the palate of the most demanding Florentines.
Welcome to the first authentic Tuscan Restaurant in Georgia.

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AlfredoNvip
Dined 6 days ago
It is quite sometime since I wrote a review on my favorite italan restaurant. Antica Posta continues to be an icon of traditional Tuscan food. The service is efficient and very amiable. The food as always is prepared with fresh ingredients and it transports you to Italy. All the flavors are there!!
A photo of Di Paolo restaurant
4.9
4.9 (1729)
$31 to $50
Italian
Roswell
About the restaurant
di Paolo has been one of the most respected Italian restaurants in Atlanta since 1995. Our menu combines classic cuisine with modern flair. The food is simple yet creative, and changes with the seasons. Our executive chef Darin Hiebel has been featured in Best Chefs America.
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Famished
Dined 2 days ago
You cannot go wrong with Di Paolo! Spot on food, good service. Hard to tell when, but try to choose a lust boisterous night for a great tete-a-tete.
A photo of Trattoria one41 - Johns Creek restaurant
4.8
4.8 (857)
$31 to $50
Italian
Johns Creek
About the restaurant
Trattoria One 41 is vibrant and bustling with twenty tables and a "Cheers" like bar serving a menu of traditional and seasonal Italian dishes. The unmistakable in-town feel is complemented by its neighborhood warmth and charm.

Chef Marc Sublette's innovative take on classical, regional cooking begins with the finest, artisan ingredients and freshest, seasonal products. The distinctive and flavorful dishes are pure and satisfying and perfectly complemented by an outstanding international wine list.

The setting is warm and elegant and the mood quintessential Italian. In pleasant weather, alfresco dinning is offered, further adding to Trattoria One 41's year-round appeal.

Trattoria One 41 promotes a "grown up" environment. Open 7 nights, Monday - Saturday 14 years of age and older please; Sundays all ages are welcome.

Buon Appetitio!

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Susabella
Dined 5 days ago
As always, dinner and service were impeccable! The Branzino over a Lemon Risotto was scrumptious and my husband and my friend each had the Veal Parmesan which never fails to please! The portion is huge so bringing home is another meal! My friend's husband had the Lobster Ravioli with Shrimp which I tasted and will be having next time. And wine 50% off on Monday's is certainly a plus! I highly recommend you experience this wonderful establishment!!
A photo of Sugo restaurant
4.8
4.8 (4163)
$30 and under
Italian
Johns Creek
About the restaurant
Sugo boasts a unique menu that blends family-style Italian, Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. Our beverage list features and extensive selections of wines, bottled beers and handmade cocktails. We are a neighborhood restaurant looking to serve our guests with sincere hospitality. An evening at Sugo can be perfect for a family outing, a date night, or a celebration. We look forward to serving you!
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JH68
Dined 4 days ago
Awesome experience at cooking class. Can’t wait for the next one
A photo of Baraonda - Sandy Springs restaurant
4.8
4.8 (53)
$30 and under
Italian
Sandy Springs
About the restaurant
At Baraonda, tradition is a way of life that is relished and often celebrated with good friends, great joy and exceptional food. Our friendly bartenders & staff are ready to serve you in our dining room, bar or patio. Over the years Baraonda has achieved many accolades. Some of these include: voted a top 50 restaurant by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, awarded Best of CitySearch, mentioned by Bon Appetit Magazine, named a top 100 restaurant by Atlanta Magazine, rated by Zagat and more.
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susevip
Dined 4 days ago
The cuisine was delicious. Very well prepared. Enjoyed it very much.
A photo of Pricci restaurant
4.8
4.8 (6928)
$50 and over
Italian
Buckhead
About the restaurant
We are a cashless restaurant and only accept Visa Mastercard Discover and American Express. Strict Dress Code Enforced.

Pricci is fun, stylish dining at its best complete with a contemporary Italian menu, dramatic interior and friendly service. This spin on classic cuisine results in a wide array of salads, pasta, pizza, meats and desserts that will dazzle with every bite. Esquire Magazine describes Pricci as “…a dazzlingly modern, very hip Italian restaurant,” one of America’s “20 Best New Restaurants.”

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BerniceM
Dined 4 days ago
My friend and I had a wonderful experience all around. Our server was most helpful in giving guidance. I have been to Pricci prior, but it was the first time for my friend. She ordered a wine and I suggested she get the entire bottle and take some home. None was left since we both enjoyed the combination together with our meals. The dessert, which was extremely light, was a picture to be taken. A beautiful peach crust wrapped around a mousse ball. Lovely to see and wonderful to eat.
A photo of La Tavola Trattoria restaurant
4.8
4.8 (4582)
$30 and under
Italian
Virginia Highland
About the restaurant
La Tavola translates to “the table” in Italian—a place where friends and families can gather anytime. Simple yet elegant dishes, classic sauces and creative entrees emphasize the true taste of Italy’s premier ingredients, complemented by a carefully chosen and extensive wine selection.

La Tavola’s exposed brick, dark wood floors and rustic colors give the restaurant its authentic trattoria feel, while progressive touches hint at its innovative cuisine. And with indoor seating for 60 guests, a small bar and an outdoor covered patio for 40 or more, the space is just right for celebrating any occasion together.

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OpenTable Diner
Dined 3 days ago
Place was bump’n and had to wait a bit, but well worth it! Karissa service was terrific!
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