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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Natalia's

2720 Riverside Dr. (I-75 (exit 167/Pierce Ave.)) Send to Phone
478-741-1380
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, Macon, GA

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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