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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
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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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North Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 rainy February night and I wanted some comfort food. Their double pork chop dish was... More 

Thank eve5269
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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 be! A go to place in Spring Glen area of Hamden.

Thank Faith D
Stephen B, Owner at Cafe Amici, responded to this review

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

new haven ct.
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 a gourmet way.. I had swordfish many times at different restaurants , But here it... More 

Thank travnjon
Stephen B, Owner at Cafe Amici, responded to this review

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? More 

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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 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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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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
Reviewed 22 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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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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
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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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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
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

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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
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?