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412 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1157
+1 215-732-2647
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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412 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1157
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Giving this an average rating even though the hostess and waitstaff were very good. Had the sweetbreads with artichoke and lemon. While tasty, there were only a few very small pieces of sweetbreads and it was mostly artichoke on the plate. We also had the...More

Thank GoneTravelin07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten in a lot of Italian restaurants in the US and in Italy, and Amis has to rank as one of the best trattoria in the US. The cooking follows the trattoria golden rule: use fresh local ingredients in simple but honest food....More

Thank AllanChg
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We spent a weekend in Philly recently with our adult children. We happened upon this restaurant as we were walking around the neighborhood. Have to say, it was a great choice. The atmosphere, food, wine and service were terrific. In particular, our server Sarah, was...More

1  Thank SusieDLowell_MA
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I've been here twice for dinner and it's OK. I think the menu is a bit confused, they might be still trying to figure out the tastes of their clients. I like the atmosphere, nice large bar downstairs and some high tale seating but I...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Second visit for me. I had the Swordfish meatballs again. Very good flavor. Nice atmosphere, although the music choice is a bit odd for a quieter place. Good service.

Thank John C
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I have a theory that the best food in most restaurants is on the appetizer list. This is where the chefs get to show off their creativity separate from the need to stuff the entree list with categorical proteins (the steak plate, the Catch of...More

1  Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Food was extraordinary. We started with wine and an appetizer. It took a while to read over the menu, not because it was large, because there were so many choices. They all seemed like good choices. We chose two different bruschetta one was mortadella mouse...More

Thank Elena C
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Meh. I always drive by this place and it looks full of energy...like it's the place to be. We came on a Friday night for dinner. It was underwhelming. It seems like they get a great happy hour crowd which I'm sure is convenient for...More

Thank Lovezubrus
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Went to Amis with clients, we were a party of 7. Our waiter was very attentive, we started with great cocktails, five of us had the Ugo. Ordered several appetizers, the swordfish meatballs were excellent, bufala ricotta was so creamy and the toasted bread that...More

Thank kathleenharrison
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Amis is a wonderful gem in a non-frantic area of town-- a plus! Delicious and relaxed yet fun atmosphere!

Thank Penny R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1157
  • Public Transportation: Broad Street Subway Line - Lombard/South stop. Bus C - Broad & Pine
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-2647
  • E-mail
Amis brings the quintessential Roman-style trattoria to Philadelphia’s Center City neighborhood. Opened in 2010 by Vetri Family partners Jeff Benjamin and Chefs Marc Vetri, Brad Spence and Jeff Michaud, Amis has cemented its place as one of the city’s premier dining destinations, garnering high praise from such publications as the Philadelphia Inquirer (three-out-of-four-bells) and Bon Appetit magazine (“Top 10 Places for Pasta in the U.S.”), and from the crowds of regular guests who pack its dining room nightly for dinner and weekends for brunch. Lively, comfortable and convivial, dining at Amis is perfect for a variety of occasions, boasting a share-plates menu of house-made pasta, salumi, farm-fresh meats and peak seasonal vegetable dishes, perfect for sharing while celebrating with friends and family, or a meal out with someone special. Be sure to ask about our “Beast of Amis” menu too. These special dishes feature whole animals—birds, hogs, fish and even full sides of beef.
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