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Amici Italian grill and lounge

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Northeast Calgary
Italian, Pizza, Pub, Family Fare
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500 country hills blvd. NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
403-226-5345
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just like home.

My friends took me to Amici for my birthday. The servers were friendly, efficient and happy to make suggestions. I had chicken parm which was wonderfully moist with a light crisp coating. The fresh bread and garlic butter that they serve to each table is the best! My friends had the risotto and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
CalCanuck
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Calgary, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My friends took me to Amici for my birthday. The servers were friendly, efficient and happy to make suggestions. I had chicken parm which was wonderfully moist with a light crisp coating. The fresh bread and garlic butter that they serve to each table is the best! My friends had the risotto and said that is was great too. I... More 

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Calgary
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stopped by for dinner the other night and, being new to the area, decided to try Amici. It was 2 for 1 pizza Monday but we opted for Veal Tortellini and Chicken Parmesean. The flavours were very close if not the same as we get in Italy though the portions are westernized (meaning large, you will NOT go home... More 

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Amici's is a very nice local Italian restaurant and lounge. We have always been treated very well & always happy with the food. We went last night and had a very good time. There were three of us and we ordered a large pizza. I should have noticed that the large was only 12 inches but I didn't. It was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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99 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

So I came here and read the reviews and was quite surprised to see al the negative reviews. We met friends that come here all the time and have been quite happy with the food and service for years. This placed is in a strip mall off Country Hills Boulevard. The inside has many table is a brick laden atmosphere.... More 

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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our party of 8 visited on a quiet Sunday night. The service was attentive, friendly and quite professional. The food was very good. We've dined here off-and-on over many years and have generally always had a great experience. The owner, Tony, is very personable and knows how to run a good business. He is also very skilled at selecting quality... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We visited Amici for dinner and had gnocchi and penne. The bread was good but the gnocchi was mushy and both dishes were over salted. We waited almost an hour for our pasta. The waitress told us that they had given one of our dishes to another table so it had to be remade and that an hour wait was... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

In Calgary on business. Decided to try this restaurant. Not sure if people who live in the area know what good Italian food is based on some of the reviews. The service was good. The food was bland and presentation terrible. The veggies were hard and cold. Veal like leather. The pasta was swimming in oil. Only thing good was... More 

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Calgary
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179 reviews 179 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My wife and I decided to try this Italian restaurant for lunch on a recommendation from friends and we were not disappointed. We started with bruschetta and filled up on Cannelloni. Both were very good with plenty of flavour. Our friends were right. We will be back for lunch another day.

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

A long way for me to drive for dinner, but a friend wanted to try it and we were not disappointed! It is spacious inside, with room to accommodate anything from a table for 2, to large groups. The service was excellent, water refilled without interruption, meal served hot and in perfect timing. The fresh baked bread to start was... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is a strip mall restaurant, in that horrible sense. Brick arches as the doorway to worn painted concrete floors, plastic table cloths in a large, cafeteria style seating. Tonight there was that odour of daycare. Friendly service by people that knew the menu. Even though it was packed, like a cafeteria, we did not feel rushed. Even though the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 country hills blvd. NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-226-5345

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pub, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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