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5510 Hwy 280 Ste 116, Birmingham, AL 35242
+1 205-437-1005
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 57
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Choice!

We stopped in Birmingham on our way back home from Florida to Arkansas. We called ahead about 3 hours before we were to arrive, and the staff at Amore answered quickly and reserved us a table. When we arrived we were quicly seated. The atmosphere was dimly lit and quiet till a large group was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Kelly V
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stopped in Birmingham on our way back home from Florida to Arkansas. We called ahead about 3 hours before we were to arrive, and the staff at Amore answered quickly and reserved us a table. When we arrived we were quicly seated. The atmosphere was dimly lit and quiet till a large group was seated next to us. We... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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188 reviews 188 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
315 helpful votes 315 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The location is away from the mainstream as it is located pretty far out of town in a strip mall off of hwy 280. It is small, and it would probably be pushed to seat more than 30 people. That said, do not let the location or the size fool you. The service and food are excellent! We had a... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We just had one of the best meals we have ever had in Birmingham! Amore is hidden in a little strip mall, but well worth the drive out 280! Reservations are recommended as the place is small. We ordered the Sausage Amore and Caprese Salad for appetizers and both were delicious. The Caprese was huge--big enough to share with several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were completing a week long Bicycle trip and wanted to finish the week with a good meal. Asked for a recommendation from the hotel's front desk, and we were extremely pleased with the meal, the ambience, their willingness to fit us in and the overall experience. Food and wine were fabulous, hostess made a point to chat and answer... More 

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USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We eat at Amore at least a couple times each year. This is one of our "special occasion" go-to places. The food is consistently very good. I had the Frutti di Mare. It was excellent. I also had the Pasta Fagioli. It was good too. My wife had crab cakes. They are a specialty of Amore and always excellent. It... More 

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Small town, Ms
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My husband and I ate at Amore' while staying overnight in Birmingham. It was just wonderful! The owners were there and were both working and taking care of all the patrons. So friendly!! It is a small, dimly lit, cozy little place, with truly Italian atmosphere. Reservations are recommended. Truly a pleasant experience!

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Crane Hill, Alabama, United States
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122 reviews 122 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Went for Valentines DAy, two days early. Our first visit...we have wanted to go for a long time due to good reviews from a friend...we hate to get in 280 traffic. IT IS WORTH IT! You can see why you need reservations at night...the place is so small, but it is a jewel and you are treated accordingly! Our greeter... More 

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Calera, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place is truly a hidden treasure. Small and intimate. They are so nice, you don't feel rushed. The food, OH MY MY MY, truly authentic Italian food. The food was so fresh and hot. They give you a lot of food, could have divided mines into 2 meals. HIGHLY recommend reservations at least a week out. They are also... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Excellent restaurant! It's tiny, so be sure to make reservations. The owners were very flexible and were able to seat us earlier than expected. The rolls were out of this world;I only wish they would share the recipe. The menu had great options for beef, seafood, pork. This is very much a gem. The service was only topped by the... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I have to say I was surprised! The service was very attentive. The food was really exceptional. The Grouper and Crab cake Entree I ordered was outstanding! I enjoyed rolls, bruschetta, a house salad, and steamed clams as an appetizer. I also ordered a cosmopolitan while we waited on our table. Very nice! I want to say, I am not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5510 Hwy 280 Ste 116, Birmingham, AL 35242
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-437-1005

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Pasta, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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