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Cafe Amici

€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza
1670 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517-1921
+1 203-848-1682
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza
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1670 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517-1921
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to try this place based on a trusted recommendation, and we are glad we did. The young staff is really nice and efficient. The specials menu was quite large, supplementing the extensive regular menu. Portions are quite generous. Pasta dishes were good, and...More

Thank mannyab
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We came down to Amici on a recommendation from a friend. The service was attentive and friendly and the atmosphere warm and welcoming. The food was the star! We tried pizza, pasta and chicken parmesan and everything was great. I tend to judge an Italian...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We had passed this restaurant several times and it always seemed to have a good neighborhood crowd. They have nice outdoor seating as well as seating at the bar or in the restaurant. We were surprised and impressed with the menu! You could find traditional...More

Thank Dons5
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Very good relaxed casual dining All dishes had generous portions and were prepared well Excellent service

Thank rsnapmd
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Local Italian food at reasonable prices. My wife's veal chops were excellent, but my sinature dish Steves Chicken was disappointing. I have ode ed this dish many times before. The potatoes were flaccid ,the onions were covered in a brown goop.teh chicken was ok .the...More

Thank steverA8718SU
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Walked into this neighborhood restaurant last night and was delightfully surprised...It's a restaurant that I've know about but have never been in..It has outdoor seating and I guess I was just waiting for that lovely summer night to eat there.But last night was a chilly...More

Thank eve5269
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We frequently cafe amici , we enjoy the bar area. GF pizza ( red onion and mushrooms with red sauce ) , sauteed calamari (not breaded) hot is perfect. Interesting martini's at the holidays. Service always warm and friendly like a neighbor hood restaurant should...More

Thank Faith D
Stephen B, Owner at Cafe Amici, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you for this great review, If there is anything I can do for you please let me know

Reviewed 16 December 2016

Restaurant is the perfect place for a satisfying Italian meal. Most choices are ample portions , served in a delectable way.Not too spicy but tasty.Been here many times service is always prompt and attentive.Most routine food dishes here are turned in to delicious entrees in...More

Thank travnjon
Stephen B, Owner at Cafe Amici, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you for the great review. Next time your in please introduce yourself, We'd love to meet you!! Happy to hear you have enjoyed your meals and that our service team has exceeded your expectations. Do you happen to remember who it was?

Reviewed 7 November 2016

This place has a varied menu and the restaurant was quite busy for sunday night. Loved the atmosphere, and the food suprised us. We had the calamari siciliano appetizer, we love spicy peppers with our calamari and this was a different and enjoyable take on...More

Thank Cnmy2013
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I had family surprise us from far away. I hadn't seen my cousin in 51 years. We were asked if there was a "special" place? - Sure is! Amici! My wife and I arrived early enjoying cocktails in the bar where it...More

Thank GarynAmy
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Rob N
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Response from Cnmy2013 | Reviewed this property |
there is a parking lot kiddie corner to the restaurant in between the gas station and plaza...I have also parked on the side street
13 September 2016|
Response from Dottiejoe |
How do I order for 10 people . we can pick up or have it delivered. is there a menu I can choose from. is there a fixed price? Tell Steve I am Dave pantalenas first cousin🤒
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:00
12:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1670 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517-1921
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-848-1682
At Cafe Amici, we offer an extensive menu that's certain to satisfy anyone's appetite. Tasty, timeless classics, amazing appetizers, savory soups and salads, fabulous favorites... Amici spares no expense in procuring the finest and freshest ingredients for our kitchen to prepare with the utmost care. Our menu includes only hand selected premium quality poultry and the freshest seafood, simply and perfectly prepared as you prefer, accompanied with our traditional homemade pastas. For the best meal you will have in Haven, CT, look no further than Cafe Amici!
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