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La Tavola Trattoria

992 Virginia Ave. NE (N. Highland Ave.) Send to Phone
404-873-5430 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Robust, home-style Italian fare draws local denizens.
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
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4.5 rating over 3 reviews
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La Tavola Trattoria Restaurant Review

: La Tavola is a cozy, intimate trattoria, with booths, a bar and an open kitchen flanking the room. Comfort food ranges from classic rabbit rag├╣ on strozzapreti to zuppa di pesce among the mains. If a free-form lasagna is a special offering, it's sure to be a good choice. Mains come correctly accompanied by fresh sides chosen to highlight each dish, and presentations are simple. The roast chicken, a half bird, will rival your mother's best, and fish and seafood are always cooked just to done. Local touches that are consistent with Italian flavors could include Sea Island red peas. Try the braised veal in cold weather. Brunch brings a traditional frittata, and poached eggs and Italian sausage with tomato sauce on soft polenta. Desserts change often, but those with an Italian profile get our attention. Gluten-free dinner and brunch menus are available. Frequent wine programs make this a destination for wine aficionados, especially those devoted to Italian wines, which have a serious presence on the list. The half bottles list is well-considered. Better glassware would serve the patrons and the wines, taking the dining experience up a major notch. (Note: Former executive chef Brent Banda has left the kitchen, and Justin Jordan has assumed the title.)

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