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Cafe Amici

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1670 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517-1921
+1 203-848-1682
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 13:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 be! A go to place in Spring Glen area of Hamden.

Thank Faith D
new haven ct.
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 a gourmet way.. I had swordfish many times at different restaurants , But here it... More 

Thank travnjon
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 it! For dinner my husband had the ravioli and side of meatballs...i had shrimp puttanesca... More 

Thank Cnmy2013
Hamden, Connecticut
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 seems like everyone is a friend. My family shared great food and memories and everyone... More 

Thank GarynAmy
Hamden, Connecticut
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My husband I went there on a late afternoon. We had appetizers, fried mozzarella and squash flowers! If you ever have the opportunity, try the flowers! They were stuffed with cheese, and fried to perfection. Slight hints of honey and vinegar. Delicious! An Italian dish, which I have fried many times, no way near as good! Would love their recipe!... More 

Thank Celia48d
Hamden, Connecticut
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Awesome restaurant, a great variety of menu items to choose from. Eggplant Parm is my favorite. The owner is always there and comes around to meet and talk to the patron's, always asking if everything is ok. The bar is filled too with great music playing and everyone is happy and very friendly. A welcoming place to come enjoy great... More 

Thank Christine C
new haven
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

I have eaten here many times and always get a tasty meal prepared with my food allergies in mind. The wait staff are always courteous and certainly considerate of my food allergies. They never act like it is troubling and relay my limitations to the chief --the result is always a good meal. During the summer months they have a... More 

Thank spet
Hartford, Connecticut
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

We were in the area on a late Sunday afternoon and I needed to make a quick choice for dinner. It looked dark and quiet but we were pleasantly surprised. We were greeted and seated quickly. We received our drinks, water and bread for the table quickly as well. Within 15 minutes the restaurant was filled which says a lot... More 

Thank katsrun
Meriden, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

My dinner was very good. I had eggplant parm and it was a generous portion. Sauce was good. The service was good too. The owner comes around and asks if everything is good which I think is nice.

Thank Kathy S
Hamden, Connecticut
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

I went to dinner here with a few friends the food was good, not the best Italian food I have had but good, a bit pricey.

Thank perk62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?