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“Nice Dunwoody spot” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Carbonara Trattoria

Carbonara Trattoria
5499 Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30082
+1 678-587-9100
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Ranked #12 of 52 Restaurants in Dunwoody
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, European
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Mt. Vernon Hwy
Transit: MARTA Bus Route: 150 Perimeter Center/Dunwoody Village
Dunwoody, Georgia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Nice Dunwoody spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Have had 2 meals since the open; pleased with both. Dunwoody has a tradition of difficulty when it comes to keeping restaurants. Italian has been the one exception and we might see history repeating. Service was very good and the owner was "omnipresent." Good crowd and all seemed to enjoy. The osso bucco was nicely done along with a very nice risotto. Wine list did not break the bank. The cannoli were a little disappointing, but likely impossible to "do it all" in the north Georgia suburbs. Happy to return.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dunwoody, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Now, that's Italian !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here three times. The food is authentic Italian. I should know, my parents are from Calabria. I had the fettuccini Bolognese and my wife had the penne Arrabiatta. Both were al dente with just the right amount of "gravy". We have decided to dine here once a week. Dunwoody needs a true Italian restaurant. Carbonara is it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Wonderful Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I had the pleasure of dining at this restaurant last night. We received prompt, polite & fast service. The owner was present & helpful to patrons, as well as staff. The food was fresh and delicious. We will be back.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Great Dunwoody Dining Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We love this place. The food is inventive and tasty. Service is personal and attentive. Prices are reasonable. And its close to home! So nice not to have to leave our hometown to find a great meal. Support this local businessman and his gem of a restaurant!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sandy Springs, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Finally, a great restaurant in Dunwoody”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We have dined here three times, once for lunch, twice for dinner, as recently as this past week. You may find some older reviews on other sites that are less than flattering, but those were during a period when the restaurant had not yet hit its stride, as is the case with many new eateries. Well, they've hit it now and it is great. I haven't found an item on the menu that was not excellent. Osso buco is the best I have ever had. Prices, particularly for the nice selection of house wines, are very reasonable. Service is warm, welcoming, and attentive. Spread the word. The Dunwoody restaurant scene now has a contender.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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