Craving Italian food but not quite ready to book your flight? Don’t worry; you can indulge in incredible Italian fare without venturing outside the metro Atlanta area.
From traditional favorites and Italian-American fusion to arguably the best mushroom risotto in the city (and beyond), artisanal pizza and more, Atlanta has a variety of Italian experiences to offer. That includes classic spots like Sotto Sotto, latter-day titans like BoccaLupo, and others.
So go ahead, order up an aperitivo and don’t forget to save room for gelato. Here are 10 Italian restaurants to add to your Italy bucket list — no passport required.