About St. Cecilia
Executive Chef Craig Richards' culinary style is heavily influenced by the European coast. The menu features artisanal, hand made pasta, wood roasted fish, and locally sourced vegetables.
Mediterranean, Italian, Contemporary Italian
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm -10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We have valet parking. The drop off is in the turnaround in front of the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
We offer private buy out events, private dining up to 40 guests or large group dining for up to 50 guests in our main dining room.
Private Party Contact:
Kaylen Isabella: 4043555311x212
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact Kaylen Isabella at email@example.com for special event information.
St. Cecilia Ratings and Reviews
This was my first time at St. Cecilia an ...
This was my first time at St. Cecilia and every aspect WOWed me. Service was exceptional and the food was great! I will definitely be visiting this restaurant again and probably frequently. I had the Bucatini Amatriciana and it was exactly what I was hoping for. We were a group of 5 friends and I can speak for all of us by saying it was an experience we will remember.
I had heard a lot about the restaurant b ...
I had heard a lot about the restaurant before I went, and was very excited to try it! Unfortunately, the food fell short. The location is lovely, it's a very elegant restaurant. The server was knowledgeable, and even went to the kitchen to answer a specific question of mine about the fish.
We had the small charcuterie plate, and it was too big for 2 people. It would be a great share for 4! All the meats and cheeses were delicious, especially the house cured meats. The bread was also delicious, and didn't really need the salted butter they bring with it.
I had a cucmber cocktail that tasted more like a pickle, oddly enough. My husband had the kale salad, and found it very bitter. We often have kale salad out or at home, so it was definitely not what he expected. I had the octopus, and it seemed very undercooked in the smaller part, which is unusual. It also had an odd slimy bit that I pulled off, I've never encountered that on octopus before.
I had the tilefish, and it was fine, also a bit undercooked and not very flavorful in my opinion. It relied too much on the sauce for flavor. The romesco sauce was fine, and the tomato salad was good. My husband had the agnoletti, and it was delicious, although again, the pasta seemed unevenly cooked, with some pieces being almost chewy. It felt like they were rushing the food to turn the table faster, rather than letting everything be cooked correctly.
Overall, it was an okay meal, not terrible, but given the price tag, I would choose to eat somewhere else next time.
Waitress was in command of the menu, kno ...
Waitress was in command of the menu, knowing ingredients, preparation and able to make meaningful recommendations. Perhaps it was because our table was against a window that it seemed that staff were reaching over us occasionally. Dining experience was good - food was excellent. They have a pasta menu with each dish available with gluten-free pasta! A big plus when dining with my gluten-free wife.
Love the bright, light atmosphere at St. ...
Love the bright, light atmosphere at St. Cecilia from the dark of what was Blue Pointe. The interior is beautiful and spacious. The ceilings are almost three stories high, which although beautiful makes for a LOUD room.
The service was outstanding. I never learned our waitresses name but she was well versed in the drinks and food - had a solid answer for every question/concern.
The food was delicious! We started with Charcuterie plate which is a generous portion. A perfect item to share! For the entree we ordered the short rib pasta and the Carnelle pasta. Both were smaller portions than I expected but at the end I didn't feel like I had gorged myself. The short rib pasta is to die for!!
You can't go wrong with the fish! Althou ...
You can't go wrong with the fish! Although a comparatively limited menu is offered, the salmon and swordfish were truly outstanding (as was the branzino on an earlier visit). Everything else (food wise) was as well. Be prepared: it's expensive (for us $180+ for two rates as expensive), but at least, a very enjoyable evening.
First visit and was favorably impressed. ...
First visit and was favorably impressed. Loved the atmosphere. Arrived at 6 and the bar was full with several large business groups who later had dinner at tables. Bartender was very knowledgeable making several recommendations, knowing the specifics of several bourbons and ryes as well as vermouths. He professionally made drinks to our specifications that were outstanding.
While we had a table reservation we enjoyed the bar and ended up eating there. Happy hour was great and we tried far too many appetizers, but they were outstanding. Cacio pepe was amazing as was the angnolotti and burrata. Squid ink was just OK, kind of bland, another Atlanta restaurant makes a greatly superior version as I do myself.
Tables are really close together and packed in, might be difficult if you had anything private to discuss. However had a very enjoyable evening and will return.
A friend & I wanted to try a bunch of th ...
A friend & I wanted to try a bunch of things. The minute we told the server we wanted to share - she got a little cold towards us. We still spent plenty & we are BIG tippers. There were also other open tables around us - so the push to get us out and the slight attitude were both unnecessary.
First time visit to restaurant to celebr ...
First time visit to restaurant to celebrate our daughter's 25th birthday. Her choice, upon referral from co-worker.
Ambiance was mixed: steps down/up , difficult; lighting good; noise extremely irritating--diners should not have to use raised voices nor strain to hear one another across the table. We lost the opportunity for personal conversation.
Our wait person was fantastic--she knew the menu in detail and was able to explain each dish.
The menu was difficult. Had to use smartphone to interpret menu items, which is a negative!
Hubby's Sea Bass was over charred, to the point of a burnt tail and the smoky olives were overdone with smoke flavor to the point of nauseating. Fennel didn't help. Had ask waitress earlier if we could switch sides on another fish entree and she said chef said no. Had to order green beans for a side with fennel and olives untouched. Chef needs to get some new sides for the sea bass. And don't over char it!
My Chicken entree was just so-so, nothing outstanding or noteworthy. Daughter's monkfish same.
Actually the starters were the best of the menu. Tomato Salad, Melon Soup and Braised Beef Pasta were all very tasty and creative, but we felt cheated and disappointed in the $27 Salami/Cheese tray. Only one cheese and the meats were uneaten. Bread not good at all!
Dessert was blasé. Salted Caramel Gelato had an overwhelming burnt sugar taste. Could not finish, even with sharing with daughter.
Bill for three at over $200 does not bear a repeat visit, especially with less than truly outstanding food and extremely high noise level.
Nothing really special about this restaurant. Not as good as Fry's King and Duke.
The service was great. We sat at the bar ...
The service was great. We sat at the bar first before being seated, we definitely enjoyed our drinks. The food was good, just about everything seemed to be a little on the salty side for us. Tomato salad small but excellent! Branzino was good! The duck risotto had great flavor but I was expecting the portion of duck to be a nice cut, instead it was sliced on top of black pasta....sorta looked liked turkey bacon. Overall nice place and great location.
My wife and I celebrated my birthday at ...
My wife and I celebrated my birthday at St. Cecilia this past April and we had a lovely time. So we remembered the ambiance, great service, great food and spectacular view so we kept it at the top of our list of restaurants including Chops and Atlas for special date nights. I would recommend St. Cecilia again and again. Fantastic place.
We tried St Cecelia for the first time. ...
We tried St Cecelia for the first time. The summer salad was excellent as was the fresh fish.
It was so good we came back the next night and tried the short rib ravioli. Both meals with different groups were fantastic.
The best meal we have had in ATL in a lo ...
The best meal we have had in ATL in a long time. St Cecilia wowed us in every facet...food, wine, atmosphere, and service! We shared a small plate of the agnolotti and then ordered the casoncelli verde and snapper. Just awesome! We cannot wait to return. Thank you for a wonderful evening!
The reason the food got a 3 and overall ...
The reason the food got a 3 and overall the restaurant received a 4 was due to heavy use of salt on every dish served to us. Don't get me wrong - I love salt and my family says I use too much. But the primary flavor of every dish on our table was salt. We had the summer tomatoes, the monkfish, and the salmon. Both fish dishese were cooked to perfection. I enjoyed it all although the salt came through loudly on everything. My wife struggled to enjoy her Salmon since it was so salty. I was hoping to experience more complex flavoring and I suspect it was there - just hidden under the salt.
Absolutely fantastic dinner! I reluctant ...
Absolutely fantastic dinner! I reluctantly ordered the chicken (because it's chicken), but it was amazingly delicious! Full of flavor and crispy skin. Great dish! My wife had the monk fish and she raved about it. We had appetizer portions of the pasta that were incredible. We were too full for a desert, but the wine list was impressive. Wonderful dining experience.
This restaurant always gets two thumps u ...
This restaurant always gets two thumps up! The service is impeccable. The food is well prepared, well presented and the seasoning will tickle your taste buds without going overboard. Five star restaurant for sure, will recommend to everyone.
Went back to St. Cecilia for, what we ho ...
Went back to St. Cecilia for, what we hoped and expected would be another great Italian meal, and we were , again, blown away! We're regulars there and they really do make us feel special as many restaurants, while great, simply do not grasp the hospitality vibe, as St. Cecilia has it down. The summer menu just changed over, and is it a Killer!! Love, Love, Love the squid ink spaghettini. We almost ordered another one. Beautifully prepared, fresh, garlic, chilies, alot of heat if you like that....we definitely do. The Caramelle is wonderful little pockets filled with eggplant and very light. Love the Casoncelli Verde, and also not to be missed. So flavorful, and again, done to perfection. The Octopus, is always a huge hit, light, beautifully charred, and so delicious on a hot summer night with a glass of Champagne. Love St. Cecilia, love the scene, love EVERYTHING! Can't wait to go back!
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