DePalma's Brings Italian Roots to Georgia Soil

Dec 16, 2016 504

By Chloe Morales

Downtown Athens's DePalma's Italian Cafe began with a question: Where to find truly great pizza? Today, the answer lies in the trattoria's expansion to four locations throughout the northwest area of Georgia.

Patch: Tell us about the DePalma's beginnings.

Cappi: We actually started DePalma's back in 1986 in Atlanta on Collier Rd. while we were all in college (or college age). I was working my way through school at Georgia Tech at Fellini's Pizza, where I met my current and former founding partners. In '88, after college, we looked to Athens to open our second store. Having found success in downtown Athens, we sold Atlanta and settled there, raising our families and opening two more locations in town over the next 28 years.

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