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La Grotta Ristorante Italiano

#49 of 3,204 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
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2637 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-3667 (West Wesley)
+1 404-231-1368
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17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Atlanta, Georgia
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been to this restaurant in many years. The food was excellent and service good. Our waiter was very chatty, too much so. He took our drink orders and then disappeared for awhile probably chatting it up with another table. A few other service details were missed which is why I gave it a 4. Also we were seated... More 

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Titusville, New Jersey
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

If it's the fall, it must be white truffle season, and we were fortunate to come upon this old school Buckhead Italian restaurant. White tablecloth class, with the patrons and wait staff to match. Oh, and the mushroom risotto with the aforementioned white truffles...the finest I've ever had.

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Shawano, Wisconsin
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Four of us dined here and all four meals were fantastic! Service was great and the food was just delicious. Reservations are a must here. This is my brother and sister-in-law's favorite place to eat. (It's pricey and not for someone on a budget)

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Washington, DC
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had a great dinner here while visiting our daughter who goes to Georgia Tech. An easy drive from the school and surrounding hotels. Really good italian food with alot of black truffle entrees (you can order their truffle dishes or have them shaved over any other dish you order). Also they have an interesting and fairly deep wine list.... More 

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Atlanta
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Looks like you are headed into a basement - but once you get to the front of the restaurant it is quite nice and great for a romantic evening. Friendly staff. Weather permitting - the patio is the place to be; private, surrounded by nice plantings and vegetation, and only a few tables.

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Fayetteville, GA
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We dined with an old friend that was at a place that closed recently and once again remembered why La Grotta has been a mainstay in the Atlanta market. Great food impeccable service and nice surroundings.

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Once you get past the location in the basement of a condo, excellent atmosphere, service and food. Just passing through Atlanta. Tried this place on the basis of reviews. The wait staff was friendly and entertaining. They clearly have their shtick down pat. Menu and wine list are both impressive. Some of the best classic Italian dishes we've had. One... More 

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Big Canoe, Georgia
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Since my wife is a great Italian cook, it's difficult to find an Italian restaurant that we truly enjoy, but the LaGrotta always exceeds our expectations. It's not only the great food, but the family atmosphere the moment you enter the restaurant. Sergio the original owner of over 38 years, Christian his son, and Dan the manager, ALL stopped by... More 

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Omaha, Ne
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382 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

HINT: This restaurant is at the lower level of a condominium, but don't worry: The setting is lovely and the experience is well worth going a little bit out of the ordinary venue for a restaurant! We had dinner with friend at La Grotta and were very impressed with the service and attention to detail. While the food was typical... More 

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Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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280 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Atlanta friends consider this one of their favorites and one of the best restaurants in Atlanta, so we were pleased to try it. It's in a bit of a strange location in the lower level of an old condo building. We shared the elevator with someone who had driven by twice without seeing the place, but there is free valet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2637 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-3667
    (West Wesley)
  • Public Transportation: Lakeview Drive and Peachtree Road
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-231-1368
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).

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