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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Joia Restaurant & Lounge

1100 Crescent Ave. NE (13th St.) Send to Phone
404-537-5000
MARTA: Arts Center MARTA Station
Antica Posta's Marco Betti offers American cuisine with a Tuscan flair in Midtown.

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Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sun.
Open late
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Joia Restaurant & Lounge Restaurant Review

: Marco Betti, owner of Antica Posta, offers American cuisine with a Tuscan flair. The idea, according to Betti, is to "offer great food at reasonable prices" with a lounge and DJ music for music and dancing later in the evenings on weekends. The prices strike us as fairly high ($12 burger; $19 braised short rib) for this sort of comfort fare. The best thing on the menu may well be the house-cured finocchiona salami, and this is one of the best we've ever tasted. We also suggest the soup of the day the day; on our visit, it was a silky-textured, creamy (but cream-free) mushroom soup. The panna cotta for dessert is properly classical, not over-embellished with whipped cream and garnishes.



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