The Best Italian Restaurants In Atlanta

From the iconic Atlanta mainstays to new and fresh concepts, here are our picks for the best Italian restaurants in Atlanta in 2017.

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A family-owned Buckhead mainstay serving authentic Tuscan fare accompanied by an extensive wine list. This homely and charming spot Antica Posta embodies authentic Italian dining with seasonal menus and-the best part- old family recipes. A must-try if you are looking for authentic Italian in Atlanta.

Location: 519 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305



Relaxed Northern-Italian fare in a cozy Brookhaven setting. Recently celebrating their 10th anniversary, Valenza keeps regulars and new patrons coming nightly with their seasonal and changing menu and all around great atmosphere. Don’t miss Lasagne Night each Tuesdays and Jazz nights each Wednesday with Joe Gransden.

Location: 1441 Dresden Drive NE, Suite 100, Brookhaven, GA, 30319



A fixture on the restaurant scene for over two decades, Pricci still draws a crowd with its top-tier service and excellent Italian fare. The menu and the atmosphere is classic with a modern flair. This Buckhead restaurant is also known for its seasonal menu, private party space and Thursday Jazz nights.  Always a delight and always impeccable service, food and presentation.

Location: 500 Pharr Road, Atlanta, GA 30305


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A cozy former house in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, this Italian spot transports you away from the city noise and gives an authentic Italian cuisine with a creative touches. Look for signature dishes at Pasta da Pulcinella like Tortelli di Mele-round ravioli filled with Granny Smith apples, sausage and parmigiano topped with butter and sage.

Location: 1123 Peachtree Walk NE Atlanta, GA 30309


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Located in a ravishing Buckhead setting, Ford Fry’s St. Cecilia is one of the best on the Italian scene in Atlanta. From the timeless interiors complete with large windows, wide columns and reclaimed wood floors to the focus on handmade pasta among other specialities, what’s not to love here? We recommend checking out their pasta progam (available Sunday- Thursday).  Try five a la carte pasta dishes including long and short extruded pasta with seafood, agnolotti, and some surprises.

Location: 3455 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30326