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Cafe Amici

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Thu, 1/24
8:00 PM

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Food and ambience

Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact


Penne Dello Chef
Penne pasta with ham, shrimp, black olives in aurora sauce
Capellini AL Calamari
Angel hair served with calamari olives, capers and light red sauce
Fettucine Bolognese
Mamma's recipe of classic bolognese sauce
Penne Alessandro
Sautéed penne pasta with mushrooms, cream, tomatoes and tossed with mozzarella
Wheat Pasta with Eggplant
Wheat pasta, eggplant, basil, fresh tomato and garlic
Fettucine Amici
Wide pasta served with grilled chicken, sundried tomato and amici cream sauce
Orecchiette with Seafood
Homemade pasta sautéed with shrimp, clams and crabmeat in a light red sauce
Linguine AL Pesto
Linguine sautéed with pesto and grilled chicken
Penne Caprese
Penne tossed with fresh tomato, basil and caprese
Ravioli Alla Salvia
Cheese ravioli served with butter and sage
Ask Our Staff for the Daily Specials. Fresh Catch of the Day...Market Price. $5 charge for sharing an Entrée
Insalata Mista di Campo
Organic Field green salad served with tomato, onion and balsamic vinaigrette
Spinach and Gorgonzola
Topped with tomatoes, croutons, White balsamic dressing and gorgonzola cheese
Caesar Salad (classic)
Mozzarella al Verde
Tomatoes, fresh homemade mozzarella, basil and field greens
Kale and Gorgonzola
Organic kale with gorgonzola and berry with balsamic dressing
Arugula and Parmigiano
Parmigiano cheese on top of organic arugula, tomatoes, sprinkled with balsamic reduction
Sauteed Spinach All"Aglio
Baby Spinach sauteed with garlic, oil, and shaved parmigiano
Garlic Bread
Soup of the Day
Cannoli Siciliani
Chocolate Amond Cake
Tartufo Al Cioccolato
Torta Della Nonna
Strawberry Zabaione
Affogato Al Caffe
Chocolate Lava Cake
Banfi Castello Montalcino
Cabernet Alexander
Merlot Poli
Uva Viva Poli
Nardini Aquavite
Ramazzotti Amaro
Fernet Branca
Amaretto di Saronno
Sambuca Molinari
Sambuca Romana Black
Open monday to friday lunch from 11 to 2 pm and dinner from 5 pm. call for summer hours
$7 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the benefits that come from eating out at a lot of different restaurants is the ability to recognize good quality food from the ordinary. We ate at Cafe Amici in Downtown Sarasota last night and there is not much we can say about...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jr00123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, just Wow! We always come to Sarasota on our anniversary, we got married at Marina Jacks! Tonight we wanted something different - good pasta! Not only did we find the perfect place, we had the perfect lady (Maria) wait on us! When we left,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 427ginaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an early dinner before the theater. The service and ambiance was fine but we both found the food to be just average and short of wowing us, especially for the price. My $9 parmigiano/arugula salad was small and consisted of the lettuce, 4...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dan W
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Food was good though not overwhelming my tastebuds. Service was good provided by Jason. Bar was so noisy that we could not carry on a conversation. Manager called to the table. Noisy bar patrons continued to be loud. Eventually they left. We were provided a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tru7447
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Wonderful dining experience from start to finish. Staff were friendly, welcoming and attentive throughout. The food arrived promptly, very well presented and very tasty. Samuel, our waiter, was delightful, professional and friendly. Thank you all.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NNeale
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We have always enjoyed dinner here. We enjoyed dinner here this week however missed Maria, the head waitress. She seemed to be the heartbeat of the restaurant. The experience was not the same without her :-(

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank mythreebuoys
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Good coffee made fresh just for me. Seafood Linguine was delicious as was theFettuccine Amici however the chicken was a bitdry. Fresh made pasta makes incredible difference as does know how. Will return. Great service

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 685arminah
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We just returned from Rome and wanted to celebrate my husbands birthday with a delicious Italian dinner and share our memories of this vacation. Café Ameci was the perfect place. The spaghetti carbonara was as good as the one I had in Rome-some saltiness with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jarroyo786
Reviewed August 2, 2018

First time there was for lunch. We had two different pasta dishes and both were fabulous. We shared a chopped salad which was different from what is standard but it was fresh and well done. Service very attentive and the selection is very good including...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed July 20, 2018

My wife and I went to Cafe Amici for lunch. It is a small intimate place with great food, and a cordial/friendly owner. My wife had the Caesar Salad and I had the sandwich of the day, made of prosciutto and mozzarella. Both were excellent....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ramango
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May 2, 2017|
Response from johnandpatp | Reviewed this property |
I'm a foodie so don't pay attention to happy hours. Sorry.
December 30, 2016|
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Response from Albert C | Reviewed this property |
Parking is best about two blocks away on North Palm Ave. in the city garage.
October 8, 2016|
Response from TEQUILA14 | Reviewed this property |
Is a smart casual place, authentic Italian.
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