We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Amici's Cucina


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Reviews (121)
Filter reviews
121 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews veal bread limoncello cake saltimbocca salad mussels italian food marinara sauce wonderful dinner olive oil our waiter nice restaurant menu items friday night the wait staff appetizers roberto
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 121 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived without a reservation on a Friday night and were taken in promptly. Our server was efficient and helpful when choosing menu items. We all enjoyed our food and were in and out in a timely fashion, but didn't feel rushed even as the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dmallen32
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Our friends generally are out-of-town for the holiday season and we invited them out to dinner prior to their departure. We hadn't eaten at Amici's Cucina in some time, and decided that Italian would be in the tradition of celebrating Christmas. Downtown Waterville was nearly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank LopingianTravels
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time at Amici’s. The mussels were delicious and we enjoyed them tremendously. The bread and dipping sauce didn’t last long either. The minestrone soup was perfect for a fall evening. My shrimp Fra Diavlo was the perfect amount...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 938annb
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The veal "Mona Lisa" was excellent with plenty of veggies and a light sauce. However, the special appetizer of roast garlic, roast red pepper, and a sprig of rosemary on a baguette was outstanding! A slice of limoncello cake was a perfect finish.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stephena684
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Best Italian restaurant ever is Di Paulo's Italian Ristorante in Penns Grove New Jersey. Seven years a regular customer. But I am relocated to Maine now and Amici's Cucina rivals my all time favorite. Private, intimate, friendly with great food and beverage and service. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Everett S
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Finally found an Italian Restaurant in Central Maine that has it "Totally Together" in my opinion. Fast, friendly waitstaff handle the dinner rush no problem with military style efficiency! Great menu selections from pasta dishes to Parmesan. Well portioned meals for the "Big Italian" eater....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Coming back from long Canada trip and wanted something other than turnpike food. Nice restaurant, good food, in a nice college town.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Gary S
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I'm from NJ where good Italian food abounds, but Maine not so much. What a pleasant surprise to find Amici's Cucina, with well-prepared, flavorful and fresh real Italian! The bruschetta was perfect - the garlic and seasonings on point and covered with shaved parmegiano cheese;...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mezzo50
Reviewed July 17, 2018

It is very hard to find a good Italian restaurant in Central Maine. From beginning to end we had an enjoyable meal. The service was excellent. We started with the bruschetta. It was delicious. But so was the bread that they serve automatically on the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank foodie1945
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I had a wonderful dinner special. It was hot and spicy. I absolutely loved it. Our server was very polite and her service was spectacular.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TomL740
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waterville - North
51 reviews
1.04 miles away
Best Western Plus Waterville Grand Hotel
444 reviews
1.43 miles away
Fireside Inn & Suites
325 reviews
1.46 miles away
Budget Host Airport Inn
53 reviews
2.16 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 94 nearby restaurants
Holy Cannoli
129 reviews
.09 miles away
18 Below Raw Bar
184 reviews
.16 miles away
Last Unicorn
164 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 21 nearby attractions
Fort Halifax State Historic Site
16 reviews
1.24 miles away
Colby College Museum of Art
168 reviews
1.78 miles away
Tree Spirits
28 reviews
3.63 miles away
Railroad Square Cinema
31 reviews
.44 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
April 14, 2018|
Response from nucenturion | Reviewed this property |
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing