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La Tavola

#16 of 3,170 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
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992 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3669 (N. Highland Avenue)
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food varies with the season and is always great but on the expensive side. Service staff is great but the kitchen staff has way too much attitude. They need someway to keep them from even seeing the customers as they glare at people they perceive to not like.... Tipping for a booth or better table does no good as the... More 

Thank JoenJeff
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had not been to La Tavola for several years now I remember why. I ordered the special and was disappointed. The pork chop I was told was very juicy, it was not. I thought the wine prices were well above average. The service was good but the quality of the food was only fair.

Thank Frank3858
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, ambience and service. Our server was fabulous. Ask for Jill! Homemade pasta and excellent wine list. You can't go wrong dining at this fun, hip spot.

Thank kjrinsc
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get a real feel for an Atlanta Intown neighborhood. The clientele are local and the food is excellent. All of the pasta dishes are excellent and come in half (appetizer) portions if you would like to share an entree. Extensive wine list and full bar.

Thank Jim Y
Calgary, Canada
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

To say we eat out alot is an understatement, and this restaurant was definitely one of our favorites. We recently moved to Atlanta from Calgary, Canada and were on the look for a new Italian restaurant to fill the gap left in our stomaches from not having Mercato or Bocce down the road from us. The restaurant is in a... More 

Thank Stacy Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Wife and I have been coming here for years and every single time we go "God that was a great meal". They mix up the menu a lot which makes coming back worthwhile. Tremendous atmosphere, great date night spot. This is a top recommendation for Atlanta.

Thank Jay M
Atlanta, Georgia
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Small restaurant floorplan so I'd definitely recommend reservations and parties of 4 or less... but I've never had a bad experience at La Tavola and it reminds me of some of the great meals my wife and I had in Italy.

1 Thank Michael K
Alamosa, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Found this nice Italian restaurant in midtown. The food was good. Service very good. The menu was small but offered a good mix of items. Definitely a highlight of the trip. Its about 10min from downtown but worth the drive. Uber is only $6. Prices are in line with the food and service. $30+ per person.

Thank James H
south carolina
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140 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Whole branzino fileted at table was superb along with excellent Caesar salad with added anchovies. Good reasonably priced wine selection.l oved the lasagna.

Thank lilysouthcarolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Dined with my family recently on the back patio. Wonderful experience and food. Of the four meals, only the whole fish was slightly overcooked. But that is a difficult fish to prepare. The cannolli we had for dessert the best we have had outside of Italy. Valet parking in the back made visiting an ease.

Thank Mtnbrookie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 992 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3669
    (N. Highland Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: 404-873-5430
La Tavola is a classic, cozy Italian trattoria located in Atlanta's famous Virginia Highland neighborhood featuring exposed brick, dark wood floors, rustic colors and an open exhibition kitchen. The restaurant features an extensive wine list, classic dishes made from the finest traditional ingredients and approachable, friendly service. Perfect for family gatherings, romantic dinners or just a quick, yet satisfying, bite at the bar, here you will always feel welcomed and at home around our table.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?