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Antico Pizza Napoletana
Restaurant information
Established 2009
Current owner(s) Giovanni Di Palma
Head chef Giovanni Di Palma
Food type Italian pizzeria
Street address 1093 Hemphill Ave NW
City Atlanta
State Georgia
Postal/ZIP code 30318
Country United States

Antico Pizza Napoletana is a pizzeria located in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2015, it is considered the 7th highest rated pizzeria in the United States by TripAdvisor.


Antico Pizza, Avalon, Alpharetta May 2017
Antico Pizza in Avalon, Alpharetta

Antico's serves Neapolitan pizza and was originally opened in 2009 as a take out only restaurant located Westside halfway between Georgia Institute of Technology and Atlantic Station. Due to popularity the restaurant expanded to include full service. It is popular among Georgia Tech students.

Antico pizza maker, Luca Varuni, opened his own restaurant in Midtown Atlanta called Varuni-Napoli.

In 2014, Di Palma was under investigation for labor conditions in his pizzeria after accusations of sweatshop conditions. Later, Di Palma reached a settlement out of court that would pay 56 independent contractors and employees of Antico a total of $329,445 for damages and back wages. In a statement after the settlement was reached Di Palma said, "...we have been fully compliant and transparent throughout the labor audit and are thankful the government was reasonable in our meetings to hear our comments and arrive at a fair settlement."

In 2016, Antico Pizza opened a restaurant in Miami Beach, Florida.

In 2017, Sports Illustrated listed Antico Pizza as one of the "tastiest destinations" in Atlanta.

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