About La Tavola Trattoria
"Best Italian" - The Sunday Paper's Reader's Choice Awards. "Top 50 Restaurant" - Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Exposed brick, dark wood floors & rustic colors give La Tavola its authentic trattoria feel, while progressive touches hint at its innovative cuisine. The food is simple yet creative, elegant & certainly delicious - the kind of food you could eat every day or turn into a celebration.
La Tavola also offers one of the city's most unique brunch menus. It is a can't miss!
Hours of Operation:
SUNDAY BRUNCH, 11am-3pm
N. Highland Avenue
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
La Tavola is owned by Fifth Group Restaurants which also owns Bold American Events & Catering. For more information on catering, please visit http://boldamerican.com.
La Tavola offers valet parking across the street at Wells Fargo Bank after 5pm and a private parking lot behind the restaurant; street parking is also available.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Special Events & Promotions:
Molto Monday - Every Monday choose one of four special pastas for $10.
Lasagna Sunday - Every Sunday is Traditional Lasagna Bolognese for $10.
Whether you’re planning your rehearsal dinner or a cocktail party, La Tavola's personable and experienced managers work closely with you to provide customized menus and wine lists, food presentation, and flexible seating arrangements that maximize your budget and you and your guests’ enjoyment.
La Tavola Trattoria Ratings and Reviews
The maitre'd held our reservation although we were ccaught in traffic and 30 minutes late. Nice. My date had a bouillabaise type dish that she liked. I had risotto that had very little of the meat or whatever was added. Would definitely order something else next time. But I would return.
Outstanding and friendly service. Love ...
Outstanding and friendly service. Loved the Veggie Lasagna
It goes without saying, Fifth Group brin ...
It goes without saying, Fifth Group brings the best restaurants to the city. That being said, La Tavola, is one of the best Italian restaurants in Atlanta. You might be thinking, "Italian brunch?, I don't think so." However, do yourself a favor and check it out. From delicious homemade sausages, charcuterie, frittatas, and pastas, you can't go wrong. It's the perfect brunch paired with tasty bloody Mary's and mimosas. David Hobbs was managing and made sure we were taken care of, Randall, our server, made excellent recommendations from food to drinks. Thanks, Chef Justin for your excellent and perfect touches on your menu. Paired with a beautiful patio setting in the quaint Virginia-Highlands, we couldn't have asked for a more perfect dining experience.
La Tavola never disappoints.
Came for brunch with six others and everyone raved about the food and the service. I couldn't be happier that I can walk to La Tav in 10 minutes. Neighborhood gem for sure.
We had such an amazing time!!! The food ...
We had such an amazing time!!! The food was incredible!! The charcuterie board is best in Atlanta!! The pasta dishes.. Yum!
Fantastic food and service! The waiter w ...
Fantastic food and service! The waiter was very knowledgable about the preparation of the dishes and the wine selection. The mushroom pasta is amazing and the grilled calamari was a great dish as well. Will definitely return
Delicious squid ink pasta and the house- ...
Delicious squid ink pasta and the house-made amaro was amazing!
Great pasta. Seriously, get the mushroom ...
Great pasta. Seriously, get the mushroom truffle pasta, it's so good. I went with 2 others and we all enjoyed the food greatly. The service could've been a bit better, but it was quite busy. It was also a bit overpriced ($16 for maybe 4oz of pasta with no meat). Overall, very good though.
Room is good, service was friendly and attentive. But unfortunately the eggs were cold, to the point that they weren't very appetizing. I went ahead and ate them anyway because I was with people and didn't want to make everyone wait on me to have my meal re-prepared.
Anna was fantastic! Excellent knowledg ...
Anna was fantastic! Excellent knowledge of the menu and just attentive enough.
Lamb Ragu with Mint Strozzapreti
Great Italian specialties cooked from scratch. I have been a patron for several years, and have shared this gem of a restaurant with dozens of friends. Any time I am in Atlanta, I go to La Tavola. I always get the Veal Meat Balls and Marinated Olives. They are must haves. Their selection of Charcuterie is always very good. During my visit Tuesday night, I had the Casarecce. It is a braised lamb ragu, with mint strozzapreti (made in house), tossed with pistachios, and topped with fresh grated ricotta salata. Very nice buttery finish. It is lick your plate awesome! Chef Justin Jordan is passionate about his food, and it shows. His take on Italian food is inspiring. Really. His Sugos and Ragus are always spot on. Bottom line......Great Food, Great Service and Very Friendly Staff. You can't go wrong. ***If Chef ever puts the lamb belly on the menu again, GET IT!. It is to die for!
It was Mother's Day and they seated us r ...
It was Mother's Day and they seated us right on our reservation time. The sever was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Our drinks were always full. Our daughter who is a very picky eater finished her plate in entirety. We had a lovely afternoon.
Overall it's good not great...
Went there for Mother's Day...nothing spectacular hence nothing much to say about it...
We love coming here for special occasion ...
We love coming here for special occasions. Last time we had the sweetest server. This time our server was very snooty and kind of pompus. While I appreciate his knowledge of food and wine. He can explain. In a way we can understand and not sound like a snotty know it all.
This was our first visit to the restaura ...
This was our first visit to the restaurant. The Food was excellent. As an Italian, i am pretty selective as to where I will each out for Italian food. I was a bid disappointed in the portions though. Both my wife and I finished our meals and were still hungry. When serving pasta, that generally cost about $1 per pound, bringing home leftovers is an easy way to allow your customers to feel the value was well worth the $18-$25 price. Again, the taste was excellent, just don't like leaving hungry when you drop $100 for dinner. Wine and dessert were also great.
We are always on the quest for the holy ...
We are always on the quest for the holy grail of Italian food.!We finally found it! There isn't a negative word I can say about this place except that the night had to end! From the moment we walked in and we were greeted by a lovely young lady and young man. They were so pleasant and welcoming. The place is small but the service and food more than makes up for it. Our server Jennifer was OUTSTANDING! The way she described the food with such detail and passion made us want to order everything on the menu. We go out every weekend and hands down she has been the best server that we have ever had! We will definitely go back to la tavola. You can't go wrong with what you order. The wine, cocktails, appetizers,pasta, entrees and desserts all to die for. We ❤️ this place!
Have been dining here for several years. Just great food all the time. Have never been disappointed with the food or service. Great neighborhood restaurant in the Virginia Highlands area of Atlanta.
It's always a good time
I love their special menus, they always have something unique, and their seafood days are awesome. Love the homemade pasta. Highly recommend the back patio.deck if the weather is nice.
Pork Milanese over cooked. Otherwise th ...
Pork Milanese over cooked. Otherwise the entire experience was great.
We were visiting Atlanta from out of tow ...
We were visiting Atlanta from out of town and loved sitting on the back patio in a small neighborhood spot away from the hustle of downtown and Buckhead. The service and staff were incredibly friendly and knowledgable. A seafood sausage with pasta and cream sauce was a special-- there are no words for how amazing that was. Everything was delicious that I tasted but I have to give an extra nod to the veal saltimbocca. Loved the meal, the ambiance, the people and the neighborhood.
Business dinner for 3
Our server, I think his name was Mike (??), was a joy. He had a beard, very gregarious in a good and appropriate way. Lot of fun. Food was excellent, perfect evening to sit outside with a glass of wine. Overall a very pleasant experience.
Service was fantastic Will was very good ...
Service was fantastic Will was very good and engaging. Food was delicous and was as close to authentic Italian that I have had compared to Milan itself. Noise level on the patio was bit louder than my manager would have liked but I felt it was good. Excellent wine list for the true Italians. Two gentlemen from Milan Italy said it was GOOD which is the first time I have heard that from them in US at any italian Resturant.
Not Enough Superlatives
There isn't much more that we can say about LaTavola, it continues to be as good as it gets from food, to service, to ambiance. While we usually favor the pasta dishes this time it was lamb chops and veal. My wife has had lamb from Florida to Maine to Arizona to Las Vegas and these were the best she has ever had. My veal was outstanding. As stated before the atmosphere is such that we feel like we are in New York. Perfect background music. Servers and management recognize us and always stop to say hi. It just doesn't get any better.
My wife and I enjoyed superb cocktails in a very friendly atmosphere. We were in town for business and found La Tavola on Trip Advisor, highly recommended. We were most impressed by the unique dishes, like the green pea lasagna with lemon ricotta and their wonderful ramps ravioli...YUM. You can get hum-drum Italian food anywhere. La Tavola offered the kind of creativity we experienced while visiting Italy. Even the Tiramisu was unique and delicious! We will definitely eat here again on the next trip!
Bolognese is amazing!
Bolognese is amazing! Definitely better than the spaghetti and meatballs
Not as good as it used to be
I haven't been there in about a year. I always found it to be consistently good and good value but can't say that now. Seems overpriced and really mediocre.
Second time was the charm
Thus was my second time eating at La Tavola . I ordered the exact same thing I ordered the first time it was so good (mushroom ragu with truffle oil) ! We were seated in the restaurant this time as before we sat outside. I prefer sitting outside since it is a little tight in the restaurant. That would be my only complaint since the food and service were excellent both times.
Excellent yet once again
We have been to La Tavola many times over the years. Each time, we walk away with an amazing experience tasting their amazing food. My wife and I generally go there ourselves, but this time decided to take the kids for an early dinner. Each dish that was served elicited some form of ecstatic comment on the wonderful flavors. I had the squid ink pasta, and my wife was jealous. My wife had the sword fish special, and it was cooked to perfection (I was jealous). The kids each enjoyed their meals, and a good time was had by all.
I tried the "Squid-Ink Linguine" and even though my boyfriend wouldn't try any I can vouch for myself it was pretty great. Small yet diverse menu leaves you with just enough options for a simple yet elegant dinner. Great for a semi-intimate date or a glass of wine with friends. The Italian Bolognese was amazing as well. Friendly staff was fairly accomodating.
Great Brunch - Give it a try!
Enjoyed an Easter Brunch at La Tavola recently. The pork sausage with eggs and polenta was excellent. Sausage is lean but very flavorful. Menu choices are plentiful so there should be something for everyone. Server was friendly and professional. Highly recommended.
Always a wonderful place. You'll never b ...
Always a wonderful place. You'll never be disappointed. An ATL fav.
A Favorite Place for a Nice Dining Experience
My husband and I dine at La Tavola when we have something we want to celebrate. The service, food, and ambiance are always exactly what we want for a nice evening out. My husband longs for the Bolognese and we always enjoy the grilled calamari for our antipasto. For my entree I usually try one of the specials of the night and I am never disappointed. On this night, I had a spring time pasta with asparagus, peas , and a melted cheese blend sauce, it was very good. We also tried the Pistachio Cake for out dessert which was new to the menu and it was delicious, as well. We look forward to our next night out at La Tavola.
One of the best places in Atlanta. Aweso ...
One of the best places in Atlanta. Awesome food, awesome service, awesome experience. A must visit if you want the best.
Food and atmosphere wonderful as always. ...
Food and atmosphere wonderful as always. Server efficient but abrupt and remote. Not the norm at La Tavola. One of my favorite restaurants and has been since it opened. A bit like coming home when I dine there.
The food here is always amazing. I'm a b ...
The food here is always amazing. I'm a big fan of the squid ink linguine. Staff is always very attentive. It's a nice ambiance and not too stuffy. A great date night place!
Great Italian Food
As someone who group up Italian, it is not often I am willing to go to this kind of restaurant. This is the second time I have been here. The dishes are well thought out and put together. The Chef is kind and courteous to his guests and wait staff. I will be returning again to introduce a few friends to some delicious Italian food.
A regular "go to" that is consistent, yet never boring. The food is delicious, the service is friendly and professional, and the atmosphere is very "bistro"! I love the bloody Mary's, and the bar tenders are as awesome as the wait staff. Keep doing what you are doing!
A FAVORITE BRUNCH SPOT
We love LaTavola. We especially love the Brunch Menu. It is fantastic food and a great value. The wine list is terrific and so are the brunch cocktails. I especially love the Basil Limonada!!! The service is consistently great.
Monk Fish was to die for...Delicious.
Monk Fish was to die for...Delicious.
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