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De Palma's Italian Cafe

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401 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2820
(706) 354-6966
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Depalma's Review

We go there 3-5 times a month (East Side) - Russ is the BEST!!! We request his table EVERY TIME due to his attentivemess and attention to detail.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Ginger R
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Athens, Georgia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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166 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Athens, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We go there 3-5 times a month (East Side) - Russ is the BEST!!! We request his table EVERY TIME due to his attentivemess and attention to detail.

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Athens, Georgia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a really nice restaurant in Athens and serves solid Italian food. The service is good and the atmosphere is inviting. The pasta is not handmade and the food is not fussy, but it is always well prepared and tasty.

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Valdosta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This place lives up to its reputation. The food was first rate served with class and care. I enjoyed everything about the place. I had Greek Lasagna, a tasty treat I'd have again. Try it, you'll like the place

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Atlanta, Georgia
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204 reviews 204 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Downtown close to UGA. Parking can be an issue. Large restaurant but not easy to make reservation. Deco very old style and seats. Menu is quite simple but surprisingly no beef. Margarita pizza is very good. Depalma pasta baked with angel hair and sausage too cheesy and very different. Port tenderloin special need to cook fully but quite large portion.... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We have dined here a handful of times while visiting Athens and always enjoy our experience. Great pizza, salads and specialty dishes.

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Gainesville, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We celebrated my daughter's 19th bday last night at De Palma's with 16 of her friends. Our server, Lindsay, was amazing, handling this large group with ease. She suggested a fantastic sampling of appetizers that the girls just loved. All of the meals were so delicious. The price was surprisingly fair. I will definitely go back!

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Decatur, Illinois
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67 reviews 67 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My son and I ate here on a recent golf vacation trip, and we loved it. Big thick delicious pasta and tasty bread. My son had basic spaghetti and I had chicken. Kinda pricey though but service was good and food was piping hot. We will eat there again. Gonna try the pizza. It seemed as if a lot of... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I love the pizza, the salads, the cheesecakes & any recipe they make with eggplant. The service is consistently good. And this restaurant is one of the few in which you have enough privacy to carry on a lengthy conversation without having to shout due to bad acoustics or loud music.

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Athens, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I've dined at this established restaurant many times the only thing I wish is the cost would come down. It has various Italian pasta dishes, 3 very lovely salads and of course pizza. Tip: on Wednesdays they discount pizza 25%!!! try it you'll like it.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Best bruschetta we've had in years. Shrimp Charmaine dinner was excellent and so was the chicken scallopini. Reasonable prices and very good service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2820
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: (706) 354-6966

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?