#BEScene: Step into Little Italy at IL Localino


Nestled in the heart of Virginia Highlands, a swank and popular area in metro Atlanta, sits “Il Localino”, a family owned and operated authentic Italian restaurant. Il localino has BEen serving up Italian cuisine for 14 years! Everyone from Sophia Loren to prime ministers and heads of states has dined there. Simply put, Il Localino understands the concept of Italian cuisine. Owned by husband and wife team Gale and Giovanni Parker ( BEtter known as  Professor G), these two restauranteurs have made a name for themselves by BEing engaging, down to earth, and darn right hospitable!

Our BE scene tasting BEgan with a tour of the facility, an introduction of the staff, and we were then served a five course Italian feast fit for kings and the BE gents! Seated at the BEst table in the house, Head Chef Professor G, prepared homemade pasta, fresh vegetables, veal, shaved Parmesan served with roasted vegetables, “real” salami and pepperoni,  right at our table, and our thirsts were quenched with fresh fruit cocktails delight; specifically prepared for the BE team!
Overall, our experience was everything phenomenal. From the warm ambiance, soft accent lighting, decor, and outstanding service,  Il Localino remains true to the family’s original recipes and brings a taste of Italy to all that will hear it’s roar!
Il Localino is located at
467 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
For reservations, call (404) 222-0650
Please request Eduardo as your host!
One bite of the authentic delights, you’ll definitely BE back for more!

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Braylon Gorman has written 59 articles for BE Entertained Magazine

Braylon J. Gorman hails from the sunny beaches of Los Angeles, California. Currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Education, Braylon enjoys his free time reading, researching, the arts, and spending quiet times in the sanctity and comfort of his home. BEing one of the editors for BE Entertained Magazine allows him to share his gift of writing to inspire, encourage, and uplift, all in the name of love.

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