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Categories
Pizza, Italian Restaurants, Mediterranean Restaurants, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch Restaurants, Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Lot, Private

Wi-Fi: Free

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Cuisines: Mediterranean, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, Italian, European, Continental, Pizza

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Pets Allowed: No

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Dan K.

05/26/2011

Overall
The garlic rolls are great, an...

The garlic rolls are great, and I'm not really a bread guy. I've had several dishes here over the years and all have been very good. The only thing I'd like are a few more dishes are aren't as pasta oriented... maybe something with some more veggies. But won't keep me from coming back every time I'm in Tucker.

jerseygirll

11/09/2010

Overall
Best Salad in Town

The Caesar Salad is delicious. It goes well with thier pizza. The Tucker location is idea since it is accross from the Northlake Mall. The pics on the wall shows they have been around for a while, and even the celebrities enjoy thier food.

aw8489

11/05/2010

Overall
The Best!

The Best Italian in Tucker! Great food, good prices and always make you feel like family. Haven't had a bad meal yet and we have been going to Bambinelli's for over 10 years. Thanks Bonnie for the great food!

jbland12

05/25/2010

Overall
Nasty in Lawrenceville Location!

We wanted to try something new and had a coupon. Went in this past Sunday 5/23/10 and the floors were so nasty with food and trash. The grouper was served with a hugh bowl of watery pasta and had NO taste. The eggplant parmasan was 3 very small pieces covered in tons of sauce and cheese. The salad and house dressing was very bland. I will never visit or recommend this place!

Jacqueline T.

12/15/2009

Overall
Service is second to none

Everytime i go to Bambinelli's they make me feel like I am a part of the family. The food is always great and they are very accomendating to large parties.

foodreviewer33

11/15/2009

Overall
Yuck!

This was my third time to this restaurant in less than two years. The last time I was there was between eight and 12 months ago. The first two times the Lasagna was great and that is the reason I wanted to go back here today(Nov. 14th, 2009). It all started with the rolls. They had no taste and neither my wife nor I thought they were tasty. They were too dry and tasted like they were missing something. Then we ordered Lasagna ($11.00) and Veal Marsala($15.00) and they both were very bland and spiceless. The Veal Marsala was three small pieces of meat on a huge plate with a few mushrooms in a sauce that tasted like water. It had no taste at all. I felt like I was in a foreign country that didn't know how to cook food. It was disgusting. The Lasagna my wife had was watered down, the sauce tasted like it came out of a can, and there were no spices on the food to make it tasty at all. Along to go with that the waitress didn't ask us if we were satisfied with the meal until after we had finished our meal. Then before I left the owner Bonnie Bambinelli was acting like a stuck up snob also. She was pointing me where to go, telling me where to stand, and acting like I should be serving her. I couldn't believe it. Please listen to my advice when I say do not waste your time with this restaurant. It's expensive, you'll be dissatisfied, and you'll wish you would have listened.

Jenny2Q

03/30/2009

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Overall
We won't be going back!

I've lived in the neighborhood a couple of years and hadn't yet tried Bambinelli's. So, my adult son, his girlfriend and I decided to try it one evening.

The garlic rolls were pretty good, and our service was excellent. That's all.

My son had lasagna which was unrecognizable. It looked like a bowl of red mush. It was cold in the middle, and he had to mix it to be able to eat it. I had the fried ravioli and baked ziti. The ravioli was terrible, very greasy tasting. The ziti was so uninteresting that it was not good. My son's girlfriend had eggplant parmagiana. Her dish was so salty that she couldn't eat it.

When the waiter came to take our plates, my son's girlfriend expressed that she didn't like hers because it was too salty. He took our plates away.

When he brought the check, he hadn't charged for her dinner and mine. That was very nice. We didn't request that. He just did it on his own. We were so impressed that we thought perhaps we should try this restaurant another evening.

When the waiter returned, my son asked if this was an ""off"" night, if they had a new cook, or if it was always like this. The waiter replied that it was always like this.

As we were leaving, the man at the entrance mumbled something at us. When my son asked him what he said, he repeated, ""Watch that sait intake."" This was not a friendly remark, but a snide remark. Unbelievable!

everyonelovestheirfood

02/05/2009

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Overall
THE BEST THING YOU WILL EVER TASTE

living in this area its not a jewl but finding this place is
the food is...
AMAZING
the people are...
Great!!!
and your garenteed an amazing fantastic great time
we took a family friend who went their when they were a kid nothing has changed you can tell when you walk in you will love it, with the walls lined in pictures of families loving their meals and its just so great Go and try it!

bigdadi67

01/28/2009

Overall
Molto Buono!

My family and I were in Atlanta on an overnight stay. The Mrs. had stated earlier while on the road that she had a taste for some Italian food. After arriving in town and checking into the hotel we were famished. Once we settled in, we immediately started searching for somewhere to eat. While my was diligently combing the yellowpages, I simply looked in the hotel guest services book and saw "Bambinelli's." I suggested that it would be perfect because it was very close to the hotel and it was "Italian Food." Well, we tried it and both of us agreed that it was by far some of the best Italian food we've had and the service was excellent! Even my finicky 2 year old daughter described the food as "terribly delicious," and ate a little more than usual.

cornelius300

12/04/2008

Overall
Best Italian!

It's tough to find good home cooked italian around atlanta, but bambinellis is the real deal. I like both thier pizza and pasta and the prices are resonable

georgiapeach211

06/28/2008

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Overall
Great family-run Italian place

I can't believe that we just recently discovered this place... When you're in the mood for some home-style Italian food, this is the place to go. Portions are huge and the food is so flavorful (the meatballs are the best I've ever had). It's clear that the kitchen takes pride in every dish. Wait staff is friendly and attentive and the owner is always there making sure that everything is running smoothly.

GatorGals

06/22/2008

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Overall
Great Garlic Fix!!

The food at Bambinelli's is always GREAT!! Even on nights when they are busy the owner, Bonnie has an uncanny ability to keep track of the order of her patrons on her mental waiting list! :) It's a home cooked Italian meal. The salmon alfredo was unbelievable and the spaghetti & meatballs were fantastic too! The atmosphere is calm and relaxed. Bonnie has even added flat screen/HD TV's to accomodate avid sports fans! Her staff is incredible and hospitable! We'll be back for our next garlic fix soon!

Harpdactyl

03/04/2008

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Overall
One of Atlanta's best!

Bambinelli's is without a doubt one of the best, if not THE best neighborhood Italian restaurants in Atlanta. I have been dining at Bambinelli's for more than 15 years and have never had a bad experience. The pizza is just about the best anywhere and the pasta dishes are wonderful and varied. I brought very picky friends from Philly to eat there recently and they agreed it was about the best Italian they had had. I lived in Italy for 2 summers and Bambinelli's is very reminiscent of an authentic (not Americanized) Italian dining experience. Bonnie Bambinelli, the owner and hostess, is most gracious and keeps such close tabs on folks coming in that she doesn't even need to write down a waiting list! She has often gone out of her way to make sure that diners are well served and happy. Bambinelli's is usually full, which speaks to its popularity among regulars and first-time diners as well. I would give Bambinelli's my highest recommendation, if you want a fantastic neighborhood Italian restaurant, and the special attention that only Bonnie Bambinelli can give!

jraterman

03/03/2008

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Overall
Great, Authentic New York Italian Food at a Great Price!

My family & I have found a new favorite for great Italian food in Atlanta. While my teenagers love the New York style pizza with very fresh toppings and tangy sauce, my wife and I particularly like the Parmesians...she loves the eggplant and mine is the veal. This restaurant has been open for a quarter of a century, a true testament to the personable proprietor (Bonnie), the quality of the food, the affordability of the dining experiance, and the friendliness of the servers! I can't wait for the spring weather to sit on the patio and enjoy the best of New York right here in Atlanta.

Overall
Best Italian in Tucker

Actually we can't find much Italian in Atlanta so we are thrilled Bambinellis is located in our neighborhood. The food is great. And the staff always makes us feel welcome despite the fact we have a messy toddler.

highwaysofgold

01/16/2008

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Overall
The Worst ""Italian"" Restaurant, or Any Type of Restaurant, I've Ever Been to

My first impression of Bambinelli's proved to be accurate. I thought that it would be a horrible experience from the beginning just because of the owner/hostess's inhospitable manner and rudeness when we walked in. She hurriedly shooed us against the wall to wait without taking our names or even greeting us. Servers then proceeded to practically run over us as they were running from table to table, even coming through the lobby. When we were finally seated, we had to take silverware off of another table. The ambiance is absolutely dreadful, from the fake bricks on the walls to the plastic ""wooden"" tables and dull silverware comparable to that of an elementary school cafeteria. Our server seemed nice enough, but he was awfully slow, as he was somehow busy with a million other tables (their first times too I'm guessing). The food was pricey for such low quality; I had the salmon over linguine alfredo, which tasted like cat food. I'm guessing the salmon was frozen and the sauce was made from a Lipton packet. Anyway, upon leaving, the hostess/owner/whatever didn't even thank us for coming or say goodbye. All in all, it was a horrible experience. The only reason that people actually frequent this place is because there's no other Italian for miles, so what do they have to compete with? Next time I want Italian, I'll head over to Nino's or Alfredo's on Cheshire Bridge Rd instead of settling for this dingy little joint.

sillyjilly1103

12/03/2007

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Overall
Great family-owned Italian restaurant, great customer service

This place is a great family restaurant. Bonnie the owner is always sitting at the counter by the front door and makes you feel very welcomed. The food is very good. The garlic knots are amazing. Other great things we've ordered are chicken parm and chicken marsala. The Greek salad is also recommended. Definitely one of the nicest restaurants in the Northlake area.

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