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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Natalia's

2720 Riverside Dr. (I-75 (exit 167/Pierce Ave.)) Send to Phone
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Natalia del Basso-Orsini is a savvy restaurateur who knows what her patrons want and keeps it coming.
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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Natalia's Restaurant Review

: Natalia's sets a dramatic stage with its opulent interior, a busy design that may strike some as dated, while others will find it nostalgic and romantic. A native of Abruzzo, Natalia del Basso-Orsini directs the kitchen, where a team of chefs keeps up a high bar for Italian fare. Popular Italian-style concepts are available such as fried calamari and veal scaloppine piccata, all made with very good ingredients, while other dishes hew more closely to authentic Italian fare. Check out the specials, such as the lovely cioppino-like zuppa of fish and shellfish in a light lobster broth. Cooked al dente, pastas are available in half orders, a real convenience. The roasted duck supplies a huge portion of leg and breast meat with a diner’s choice of raspberry (our option) or dark cherry sauce. Finish off the meal with any of several tempting desserts, including a classically prepared tiramisu, dusted with coffee and nurtured with a side of zabaglione. The wine list is a compendium of French, American and Italian wines (but very few whites) and the by-the-glass list leaves us cold. But the Italian reds sport some values, such as the Sassicaia for $300. Other options are more wallet-sensitive and still very good. The espresso is spot on.

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Outstanding experience!
by bbsell on Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:42 am
 
My wife and I traveled to Macon on our way to Savannah with the expectation of having a memorable gourmet experience at Natalia's and MAN, we weren't disappointed in any way!
We're from Minneapolis (home of Andrew Zimmer and many fine restaurants) and I have traveled the world over on business. Natalia's is as fine of a dining experience as I have had anywhere in the States, Paris, Madrid, Lisbon, Zurich, Hong Kong, Melbourne--or anywhere! The chef's special the night we visited was a wonderful preparation of sea bass and veggies cooked and served in parchment.
Wines were thoughtful selections and very reasonably priced for such a fine establishment. Service was attentive and prompt, water glasses were filled the moment they were empty.
We strongly recommend visiting Natalia's, because you will receive wonderful treatment. And, yes, Natalia is on-premises--a lovely woman! :D
 
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