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Antica Posta

519 East Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA, 30305


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.

Website: http://anticaposta.com

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Antico Pizza Napoletana

1093 Hemphill Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30318


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.

Website: http://anticoatl.com/

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Bar Meatball

1044 Greenwood Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30306


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.

Website: http://www.barmeatball.com

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710 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA, 30308


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.

Website: http://baraondaatlanta.com

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1745 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA, 30309


Affordable, familiar Italian cuisine cooked with skill that belies the prices. The thin, Neapolitan-style pies hold their own.

Website: http://baroniatl.com

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753 Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30307


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.

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Bottega Luisa

1 Piazza San Gennaro, Atlanta, GA, 30318


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.

Website: http://littleitalia.com/

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980 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30309


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.

Website: http://www.peasantatl.com/

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Cibo e Beve

4969 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA, 30328


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.

Website: http://ciboatlanta.com/

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Cucina Asellina

1075 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA, 30309


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.

Website: http://togrp.com/

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3500 Peachtree Road, Phipps Plaza, Atlanta, GA, 30326


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.

Website: http://www.davios.com/atl/index.php

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Di Paolo

8560 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, GA, 30075


Arguably the finest option for Italian dining in the northern suburbs. Go heavy on the homemade pastas.

Website: http://dipaolorestaurant.com

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95 South Peachtree Street, Norcross, GA, 30071


Situated in a beautiful old store in historic downtown Norcross, Dominick’s is a neighborhood favorite for family-style gourmet Italian.

Website: http://www.dominicksitalian.com

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Double Zero Napoletana

5825 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA, 30328


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.

Website: http://www.doublezeroatl.com

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600 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30308


This students’ heaven in a dive location serves fresh vegetables, pasta, and jerk chicken at unbeatable prices.

Website: http://eatsonponce.net

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40 Seventh Street, Atlanta, GA, 30308


Ecco, with its congenial spirit and multifaceted Italian menu, consistently earns its place as the brightest star in the Fifth Group Restaurants constellation.

Website: http://ecco-atlanta.com

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309 North Highland Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30307


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.

Website: http://frittirestaurant.com

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Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano

1099 Hemphill Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30318


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).

Website: http://gioschicken.com/

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