10 Best Italian Restaurants in Atlanta: Pizza, Pasta and Amore!

Malika Harricharan

By , Local Expert, Atlanta
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In this carb conscious world we live in, it is often good to forget about all our dieting and indulge in some fantastic pizza and pasta dishes. When the urge to have Italian strikes, there are no shortage of them in Atlanta. You can always count on 10 Best to point you in the direction of the Atlanta's best Italian restaurants. These span price ranges and neighborhoods, so there is sure to be something for everyone in this top 10 Best Italian restaurants list. Whether your preference is for the classics or you prefer a new spin on Italian you are sure to find them in this list. 

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  • 1

    La Grotta Ristorante Italiano

    La Grotta has been voted the Best Italian Restaurant by Atlanta Magazine for 18 years in a row.

    Local Expert Tip: "They offer a stimulus menu for $27 that comes with a glass of wine. Check website for details. "

  • 2

    La Tavola

    This is a true neighborhood gem and fit for foodies.

    Local Expert Tip: "Special pasta dinners on Mondays are only $10. "

  • 3

    Veni Vidi Vici

    Part of the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, this means you can always expect impeccable service and food.

    Local Expert Tip: "Sit at the bar and order a drink before dinner. They make excellent ones. "

  • 4

    no. 246

    Simple yet satisfying dishes grace the menu here and it is one of the few upscale spots in the Decatur neighborhood.

    Local Expert Tip: "Impress someone by reserving the Chef's table."

  • 5


    Many of the items are house made with ingredients imported from Italy.

    Local Expert Tip: "Many of the ingredients and items are imported from Italy including the flour, pizza oven."

  • 6

    Sotto Sotto Cucina Italiana

    A chic neighborhood restaurant with excellent food and service.

    Local Expert Tip: "Seating is very close here. You sit next to other patrons and can hear their conversations. "

  • 7


    Part of the Buckhead Life Restaurant, this means impeccable service and exceptional food.

    Local Expert Tip: "They have a seasonal menu that changes often. Check the website to see the specials. "

  • 8

    Cibo e Beve

    A restaurant on the outskirts of town perfect for Sandy Springs residents.

    Local Expert Tip: "There's an excellent cocktail list. "

  • 9

    Double Zero

    Modern decor and beautiful new twists on Italian favorites.

    Local Expert Tip: "This restaurant is rather large is a an optimal choice for those with large parties or large gatherings."

  • 10

    Pasta da Pulcinella

    This cozy spot is perfect to get away from the hectic Midtown life.

    Local Expert Tip: "Staff can be downright rude, but the food here is so good, it is almost worth the annoyance. "



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