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Amici Miei

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Via Cesare Battisti 122/124, 98123, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 674393
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Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We ate at this restaurant when staying overnight on route to hotel in southern Sicily. Staff don't speak english - owner was a little better. Poor communication lead to a poor choice of food for one of us. Food was OK - seemed to be the only resurant that menu items in english. Only customers at 8pm - did not... More 

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Mendon, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We were a party of 7 without reservations for lunch. We were taken care of as soon as we walked in. Wine was in our glasses before we saw a menu. Fresh seafood delicious dishes kept coming! Linguini with clam sauce was prepared at our table by the owner. Staff was warm and friendly and despite language barrier they took... More 

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Thank janecentauro12
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

On a 4 day trip to Messina I had lunch twice at Amici Miei, the second time because the first time was so enjoyable. I was there with parties of 4 and 6, respectively, and everyone thought both the food, especially the fish, and service were excellent. I will certainly return on my next trip to Messina.

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Thank Joseph626
Cleveland, Ohio
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by my B&B host for dinner. We didn't have reservations but were seated without hesitation. The waitress spoke no English, which is fine, but she refused to wait on us and referred us to the owner. The owner came over and spoke Italian nonstop even though I don't speak it. I saw people in the restaurant... More 

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Thank gfss
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great small restaurant with superb service from owner and staff. Fish lovers paradise.. we went with some Italian friends who frequent often so that says something! We left choice of local wine to the owner and it was superb. Four of us shared aperitivi and then a primo of swordfish and tonno.. followed by the chefs own version of cannoli... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had planned to eat at Cafe DuDu, but it had closed and Amici Miei opened in its place. We went in on the recommendation of the shopkeeper next door and greatly enjoyed our meal. We had a sublime pasta dish and DH had a beef dish that he loved. The local wine recommended by the owner was delicious and... More 

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Troy, Missouri
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92 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

We usually use trip advisor but today we had no WiFi and just picked a restaurant close to area we were in. It was such a pleasant experience and some of the best good we have had in our 6 weeks of travel. The staff was exceptional. I wish this restaurant was in my back yard.

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Thank veturpin
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

My friend is based in Washington DC and comes to Sicily once a year. We discovered this restaurant three years ago and now every time she comes to Sicily this restaurant is a MUST. We make a special trip to Messina from Catania just to have a delicious meal there. They are exceptional. The owner goes out of his way... More 

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Thank Andrea P
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This restaurant is very small,7 or 8 tables. And the decor is very pleasant and soothing... The food was fresh and well-prepared, it was a little pricey but worth it.

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Thank jammiee
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

I don't think that me and my girlfriend was just lucky. Everything was perfect and the fish was fresh :)

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Thank Samuele C
Amici Miei R, Proprietario at Amici Miei, responded to this review

Dear Samuele, yes, we can confirm that wasn't only luck! We do care about our guest and we do and always try to make our best to satisfy you all. We look forward to seeing you again! best regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$28 - $62
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cesare Battisti 122/124, 98123, Messina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Messina
  • Phone Number: +39 090 674393

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