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“So Romantic!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Grotta Ristorante Italiano

La Grotta Ristorante Italiano
2637 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-3667
404-231-1368
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Ranked #33 of 3,316 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: West Wesley
Transit: Lakeview Drive and Peachtree Road
Description: La Grotta has been an Atlanta tradition since 1978 and offers fine dining in an intimate atmosphere overlooking a beautiful garden in the heart of Buckhead.As one of the top restaurants in Buckhead, La Grotta has been voted the Best Italian Restaurant by Atlanta Magazine for 16 years in a row, the AAA Four Diamond Award recipient for 15 years and long time winner of the Di Rona Award.Enjoy traditional Northern Italian appetizers like the Vitello Tonnato to fresh homemade pastas like Goat Cheese Stuffed Ravioli. Other Menus items feature Grilled Veal Chop, Roasted Venison Chops and Filet Mignon with Melted Gorgonzola.Guests will also find an extensive wine list with Italian and New World wines (over 400 different labels).
Atlanta, Georgia
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“So Romantic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

This is the place to hide out with your husband / wife for a fun date. The servers have worked their forever, and the service is great! It is so romantic and secluded that it's like you are out of the big city. The food is excellent! Well worth the visit!

Visited March 2013
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The best Italian Restaurant in Atlanta.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This restaurant is amazing. I have been here more than a dozen times and have never had a bad meal or service, a rare find. This was a special occasion and did not disappoint.
It is located on the terrace level of a low rise building. It has a cozy bar and an incredible patio with lush trees, market umbrellas in 3 colors, a lovely burbling fountain and lights strung to enhance the ambiance.

We were permitted to bring a special Champagne with a corkage but it was waved by the manager due to the special occasion and we had 2 more bottles.

Every appetizer, salad, sorbet after the salad, main course, dessert and Limoncello was flawless.

The service was prefect, welcoming, friendly and professional. You can tell that the staff enjoys their profession. The chef came to the table and was a lovely way to cap the evening.

This restaurant is not to be missed for the service, patio and amazing cuisine!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Jensen Beach, Florida
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Where locals go!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

How often have you asked "where do locals celebrate a special occasion ".
We found it at La Grotta. As previous travelers have stated it is in a residential condominium building. Only a street sign to direct you to one of the finest Italian Restaurants anywhere.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nashville, Tennessee
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233 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Perfect Anniversary Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

We decided to come to Atlanta for an Anniversary weekend getaway. We celebrated at La Grotta last night after numerous recommendations. First, the building is a rundown condo. Don't be scared away...just valet your car out front. Go down the elevator to the basement. This restaurant is old school but in a great way. It's dated, but they treat you like family and the service was wonderful! We had a reservation and had a lovely booth. We're vegetarians and they took great care of us. We had prosecco, wine, salads, an appetizer, shared an entree, and a dessert....all were delicious! I will definitely return next time we're in town.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

We went with friends and experience exceeded expectations. Dinner was outstanding, ambiance was superb, and Sergio, the owner, added the final touch. We enjoyed meeting him and he added a dimension to the outstanding service and food.

Visited May 2013
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