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De Palma's Italian Cafe

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401 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2820
+1 706-354-6966
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Athens, Georgia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had heard great things about the Italian food at De Palma's. Being from a big Italian family, I have had a lot of really good Italian food and have a pretty high standard for what constitutes good Italian food. Our experience at De Palma's does not even meet a standard for decent Italian food. We ordered the focaccia (it... More 

Thank wildflower6890
Jefferson, Georgia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I eat here often always very friendly always very good Italian. Also a great wine selection!!! Great atmosphere for couples or family!!!

Thank tomhukfin
Athens, Georgia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Generally speaking DePalmas serves up very bland fare. More American than Italian, there is not much authenticity in terms of menu and recipes. My pet peeve is the lack of salt in the cooking water for pasta. If you did not grow up with "real" Italian food you may not mind. If you have had the real thing, you probably... More 

Thank pamfj
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119 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner with a group from work. I had the fettuccine with bolognese sauce and a grilled chicken filet and it was outstanding. The selection of Italian wine was excellent. The staff was dedicated to take care of our group and cater to our needs. This is a place to come when visiting Athens.

Thank bugteacher0105
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is my student daughter's favorite. We always take her here. Great Italian fare, reasonable prices on food and drink. Don't miss this one.

Thank travelerRoswell
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant offers wide variety of Italian foods. Has wide choice of wines. Located in downtown area so parking can be a problem but we'll worth the trouble. It is a bit on the pricey side but is an upscale restaurant. Our food was very fresh and tasty.

Thank Dan Y
Starkville, Mississippi
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152 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This the original restaurant in a four store chain that now includes three locations in Athens and one in Dacula. I started dropping in here for an occasional lunch back in 1990 only 2 years after it first opened. For many years it was a comfortable and consistent Italian dining experience, and remains a favorite of many of my friends... More 

Thank Jeffrey D
Athens, Georgia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good menu and friendly staff. Try to eat at one of the three locations a couple of times a month. Good for groups as well as couples.

Thank Don H
Mableton, Georgia, United States
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219 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of our go to restaurants in Athens. The breadsticks could be a meal and are always good. We had a party of 13 reserved and showed up with three more and they simply made it work with a smile on their face! All of the dishes ordered we excellent. My personal favorite is the chicken scallopini. Other... More 

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Adairsville, Georgia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We usually always go for dinner at DePalmas while in Athens. It's always consistent & good! Don't miss out!

Thank funfam2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2820
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-354-6966

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?