About St. Cecilia
Atlanta, GA 30326
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 $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We have valet parking. The drop off is in the turnaround in front of the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
We offer private buy out events, private dining up to 40 guests or large group dining for up to 50 guests in our main dining room.
Private Party Contact:
Kaylen Isabella: (404) 355-5311 ext. 212
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact Kaylen Isabella at firstname.lastname@example.org for special event information.
St. Cecilia Ratings and Reviews
The food was excellent and our waitress was superb. I had called two weeks ahead and told them this was a special occasion and to seat us somewhere more secluded and in a booth. When we arrived they sat us right next to two other people; it was like we were eating together. When I said something, they moved us across the restaurant to the same seating arrangement. I then said something to the waiter and he got the manager who sat us in a more desirable place.
Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.
We were a party of four and I had guests from out of town. We got there 10 /15 minutes after 9.30, (we called apologizing and told them that we were on our way to the restaurant) which was pur reservation time, but still on time to have dinner, since there were other people there eating, as well as we asked if it was too late, but they told us that we had time to eat.
We ordered a Big tagliere to share and a tartare, and for main course we ordered 2 angnolotti, 1 chicken, 1 green salad and lobster.
We had several issues with the service:
The waiter wasnt paying much attention to our table, we asked several times to bring us back some bread and it took him forever, so long that we werent able to finish our tagliere with the bread like its sepouse to.
When finally the food arrived The agnolotti were a very small plate and the taste wasnt so good, considered the 24$ you pay for.
The really bad thing was that my girlfriend found in her salad the root of the salad, literally the piece that holds the salad into the ground before the farmer cuts it from the soil.
We showed our waiter, which apologized and brought her back a new salad even though in the end he put it on our bill.
Last our guests were out of water for a long time, and the waiter wasnt there watching for this, and by the time we were able to tell him that we wanted some water since we were out, my guest drank our friends water last over since he was really thirsty.
The place is amazing but the food and service was really bad.
Only thing that lived up to its reputation was the main course (Blew me away). And the service good but typical for that area. The "noise level" for Open Table only states energetic but in truth this restaurants noise level and atmosphere is just down right abnoxious......
My fiancé and I visited St. Cecilia prior for a lunch date. We returned this time for a quick V-Day dinner. They were very accommodating aside from the fact that they were busy and we made our reservations the day of. The beet salad and octopus were excellent appetizers personally recommended by our server. I had the branzino and it was a bit wet for my liking but it was flavorful. My fiancé ordered the duck and it was amazing. Great place for couples to wine and dine.
Pretty good experience but overall the restaurant is not really romantic, so if you're expecting that, you might want to look elsewhere. It was also really bright inside due to the large windows, so maybe it would be better to dine here after the sun sets.
Love St. Cecilia! One of our go to hot spots when we're in Atlanta. My wife and I enjoy trying a variety of small plates that allow us to share and try more things. The oysters were chilled to perfection and served with house chili sauce and mignonette. The crab crudo with the crispy prosciutto topper was incredible. The small salumi board with dried fruit mostarda and warm piadini hit the spot. The beef Carpaccio w/ black truffle vinaigrette and capers was tasty as well and we ate every bite! Lastly we always get the crispy Punched Potatoes. I could probably eat these every day they are so good!! We sat at the bar and were taken very good care of by the bar staff. Pamela, one of the managers on duty, was very pleasant and checked on us timely making sure we were having a great experience. I also want to commend Brian who greeted us as we arrived and escorted us to our seats at the bar. All the staff is very professional, accommodating and courteous. We look forward to returning soon!
The food was delicious and the service was exceptional. Our server, Cameron, immediately inquired if this was our first visit. He was very knowledgeable of the menu, the ingredients, and the manner of preparation of each dish. His recommendations and his suggestions for wine pairings were spot on. My sister has recently moved within walking distance of St. Cecelia. We will be "regulars" and will ask to be seated with Cameron every visit. Our new neighborhood place!
Our evening at St. Cecilia was exceptional. The food--fabulous. The wood grilled octopus was grand, beautifully presented and a taste treat. The pear and crab ravioli was perfectly prepared, perfectly presented and a unique experience on the palate. This was a sixth decade birthday celebration and the staff was over the top attentive and engaging, but never overbearing. What a Buckhead culinary gem. We'll be back.
This was our second time dining at St. Cecilia and it absolutely did not disappoint! The service was impeccable, the ambiance high energy and the food among the best in Atlanta. The pork belly gnocchi is not to be missed and the pear cake dessert was divine.
Creative food presentations and delicious preparations. We hadn't been back since this location was Blue Pointe and we were so glad we came back. Delicious mediterranean cuisine (my husband said the octopus was the most tender he has ever had), beautiful presentations and great mixes of flavor, the roasted beet salad was almost too pretty to eat! Kudos to the chef - love the menu selections, quality ingredients, and delicious preparations. Allison provided us with excellent service to round out a lovely evening :) We will be back for sure!
Made a reservation for my birthday. We went early(ish) on a Friday, and it was lively, but not overly so. There were definitely more people coming in as we were leaving around 8:30. The food is FANTASTIC! If you are a foodie or need a good place for a date or special occasion, look no further. Our waiter was attentive and there are several people helping out at all tables to make sure water is filled, empty plates are taken, and that you are generally happy. Here's where you have to pick your poison, this place can be "sceney" meaning people go there to see and be seen. It doesn't bother me, and I quite enjoy the people watching, but if you are uncomfortable in places with hip people, doing hip things (well that makes me sound old), you might want to go during a non-peak hour. But the food is worth it and the service was great! A final note, the staff, as far as I can tell, didn't treat anyone any differently regardless of weather you were carrying a Chanel bag or not, so don't let that deter you if you are on the fence about going.
Friends had mentioned that St Cecilia was good. They had not lied. From the appetizer we shared to the dessert, everything was impeccable. The service, despite the restaurant being full, was impeccable, our server was attentive all the evening. You have to share the Salumi & Formaggi! The rizotto nero with the duck was one of the best I've tasted. The dessert was a real sin! I had asked for a nice table for our birthday, not only was the table set up, but we were offered a glass of sparkling wine for dessert and they put a candle on our dessert. I'm not going to write what we chose from the menu, you have to try and discover St.Cecilia yourself. The items on the menu change regularly. Superb!
This was my second visit to this restaurant. The atmosphere is lovely and elegant, and the food was very good and nicely presented - when we finally received it. So, the service was pretty awful. The timing of the meal was completely off - no apologies or compensation from server or manager - and while we waited for an hour between appetizers and entree, we had to watch the server eat her OWN dinner, as she stood not 3 feet behind our table. Honestly, I have never seen anything like this in a fine dining restaurant. This was very disappointing when spending upwards of $60 a head for a meal. I doubt I would ever return.
We celebrated a birthday at St Cecilia's, which was the first time we attended. The food was excellent and our server had perfect recommendations. They went above and beyond with the birthday celebration and gave our birthday signed card and got the group of us lemoncello to go along with our dessert.
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