A true-minded Tuscan restaurant, Antica Posta has settled in as a neighborhood haunt for its upscale Buckhead clientele. It serves what may be the city’s best roast chicken.
Among the finest pizza in Atlanta. Home of Neapolitan-style pies cooked in ovens imported from Naples, this Westside eatery is an ebullient madhouse on weekends.
Joe Masi’s decision to give Pozole, a tequila bar in Virginia-Highland, an Italian American reboot with the help of his cousin Joey Federici seems to have paid off.
Thin Euro-style pizzas baked in the wood oven are the house specialty at this cozy Italian restaurant just a few blocks down from the Fox Theatre.
Bruce Logue, who bewitched food lovers at Midtown’s La Pietra Cucina with his housemade pastas draped in bombastic sauces, has settled into his own restaurant—a lovably eccentric bungalow on the fringe of Inman Park.
Giovanni Di Palma recently expanded his empire with Italian grocery Bottega Luisa, across the street from his own Antico Pizza, Caffe Gio, and Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano.
Designed to please a broad swath of tastes, the menu views Italian cuisine through a New American lens: housemade focaccia with goat cheese and tomato sauce, pork shank over garlic mashed potatoes with lemony gremolata.
The Sandy Springs restaurant mines popular Italian American territory, with the obligatory nods to what’s seasonal and local. A great spot for a beautiful, classic Negroni.
Asellina’s menu of Italian American pleasers is moderately priced and refreshingly uncontrived. Try the piquant, airy cauliflower emulsion and the pappardelle with mushrooms and homemade sausage.
Offering a range of pleasing cuisine from New American to classic steakhouse to Italian, the steaks and Italian dishes are the real stand-outs at this Phipps Plaza dining spot.
Besides the handsome pizzas, the sweeping menu offers a dozen small plates; pastas; and main courses like seared scallops served with fennel and orange salad.
This students’ heaven in a dive location serves fresh vegetables, pasta, and jerk chicken at unbeatable prices.
Ecco, with its congenial spirit and multifaceted Italian menu, consistently earns its place as the brightest star in the Fifth Group Restaurants constellation.
One of Atlanta’s serious pizza destinations, with a range of traditional Italian and creatively topped pies baked in a beautiful Italian-made wood oven.
The menu at Gio’s, which gives off an industrial-funky nonchalance similar to Antico’s, is simple: seven variations on roasted chicken dishes and four pastas, available in single or family-style sizes (both generous).