The pizzas, charred on the bottom and with the proper swollen edges, are sized for sharing at sixteen inches. Home in on classic combinations like the Bolognese, crowned with meatballs, sausage, housemade mozzarella, and ricotta.
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.
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.
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.
For the next chapter in Atlanta’s unexpected pizza preeminence, a restaurant run by two New York–based pie masters has opened quietly in Buckhead.
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.
The decor has evolved from grungy to civilized, but the pie, best by the slice in our humble opinion, remains as tender, fragrant, and well risen as any on the streets of New York.
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.
With a menu that lists more than fifty variations of pizza, you can go traditional, retro, or choose from among ten white pizzas. Stop by on the twenty-ninth of each month when the restaurant serves all-you-can-eat gnocchi.
The restaurant’s first venture inside the Perimeter, in Emory Village, opened in October and delivers a true New York experience: thin, crisp, foldable crust that holds ingredients without turning to a sodden mess; zesty red sauce; and toppings that cost $1.40 to $1.90 apiece.
Neapolitan pizza is the house specialty at the informal restaurant that brothers Ambrogio and Daniele Florio created as a beacon of Southern Italian authenticity.
More than a simple pizza joint, Shorty’s offers mashed-to-order guacamole with flatbread, spaghetti squash salad, and for the kids, homemade kosher pigs-in-blanket.
More than a simple pizza joint, Shorty’s offers starters like mashed-to-order guacamole with flatbread and spaghetti squash salad. The Tucker location also serves burgers and entrees cooked on a wood-fired grill.
What a casual, welcome departure for the Buckhead restaurant scene. Brian Lewis, owner of Westside’s Bocado, brings modern Italian dining to a redeveloped shopping center next to the St. Regis Atlanta.
This adorable new pizza joint transcends Italian machismo and Buckhead pretensions. Ingredients such as grilled artichoke, sweet peppers, pesto, and fresh mozzarella rest on delicate, handsomely charred crusts.
Everyone who crosses the threshold of Jeff Varasano’s south Buckhead pizza joint seems to have divergent opinions. When it comes down to the pies in question, though, we’ve had some stellar snarf fests.
A true son of sunny Naples who previously worked at Antico Pizza, Luca Varuni has built a spacious dining room around a shiny, open kitchen that delivers appropriately thin and beautifully charred pies.