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933 Garrett St. SE (Bartram St. SE) Send to Phone
Part wine bar and part art gallery, Vino Libro makes its mark in an intown neighborhood.

Dinner nightly
Open late

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Vino Libro Restaurant Review

: A redeveloping area of Atlanta just below I-20 features a traditionally designed community of residences blended cleverly with commercial enterprises, among them Vino Libro. This classy wine bar with an adjacent retail operation occasionally doubles as an art gallery. With plush upholstered seating arranged in groupings, it encourages conversation over wine and small plates. On Friday and Saturday evenings, it showcases some of the finest jazz in the city. Vino Libro's retail store begins sales at noon, but the food-and-wine component doesn't begin until late afternoon. Small plates include filet mignon skewers with a Gorgonzola fondue and sautéed garlic spinach and mustard-tarragon lamb chops. Among the offerings from chef Cynthia Long is a puff pastry-encased sopressata with buffalo mozzarella and a slightly spicy fra diavolo sauce. The few desserts also are made in-house and focus on sundry cheesecakes. The wine offerings are fairly adventurous, but a good dessert wine list is needed to entice postprandial sipping.


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