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Amerigo Italian Restaurant

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Amerigo is a locally owned Italian restaurant in Memphis, TN. Authentic Italian pastas, hand-made pizzas, fresh seafood and wood-fired steaks offer something for everyone at Amerigo. And if your tastes veer toward wine, you'll find everything from affordable, every day wines to single vineyard varietals from Piedmont to Sicily. Amerigo serves lunch and dinner daily, as well as brunch on Saturday & Sunday. Early bird is available daily between 4-6pm, and we offer over 15 gluten-free dishes to choose from. Reservations, private dining and catering services are available for groups.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have eatn here a few times becasue it is convenient to the hotel where I stay when I am in town, which is fairly often. The food is OK, nothing too exciting. One negative I have is the last server i had was a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank denisolet
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback! We appreciate you coming in during your visits to Memphis; I am sorry to learn that you haven't been blown away by any of our meals thus far. Furthermore, it is disappointing to hear about your most recent experience, as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For years Amerigo has consistently served DELICIOUS Food with friendly service. They have maintained such a loyal following over the years that they have earned being called an East Memphis Neighborhood Gem! Tonight we enjoyed their Calamari, Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Caesar Salad, and a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RJ J
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi RJ, Thank you for the lovely review! We're delighted to hear that your experiences at Amerigo have consistently been excellent over the years. It sounds like you've tried many of our most popular dishes-- the Calamari al Fritti is a wonderful way to begin...More

Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after a day at the zoo. My husband and I took 6 of our kids. The hostess was super friendly as was our encounter with all of the other staff. Every one of us liked the food. The kid meals were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nataliea668
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Hello, Thank you for sharing your experience! It's wonderful to hear that our team helped to make your family's recent visit to Amerigo such a memorable one. We appreciate your kind words and hope you'll return again the next time you're in Memphis! Allison Williams...More

Reviewed February 1, 2019

Amerigo is a classic Italian-American restaurant. Good food, good service and not too loud, which is great for conversations. Portions are large and prices are fair. There's a good variety of chicken, veal, fish, etc. something for everyone in the family. There's also a busy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MontrealLouis007
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2019

Hello, Thank you for the review! It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Amerigo. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon! Allison Williams Amerigo

Reviewed January 15, 2019

We've never had a "downer" meal in this lovely Italian bistro. Now it's not a cheap place to dine; but you'll always get a valued dining experience. The servers are attentive and friendly and the food is simply GREAT!! I don't know of an Italian...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bill B
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Hi Bill, Thank you for your kind words! We're delighted to know that you can count on always having a memorable dining experience at Amerigo. As a restaurant our goal is to provide each and every guest that walks through our doors an outstanding dining...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

good italian restaurant never really busy but you can get in quickly and eat fast go and you will be happy you did

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jacksonpawn
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Hello, Thank you for the review! It's a pleasure to hear that you always receive efficient service at Amerigo. We appreciate you sharing your experience and hope to see you back again in the near future! Allison Williams Amerigo

Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Went here first thing when we got into Memphis on Monday. The service was amazing and the food was excellent. The cheese fritters were delicious and the veal was cooked to perfection. The Chicken cantaloni qas so good my husband almost started licking his plate....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Joe M
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Hi Joe, Thank you for the five stars! We appreciate you choosing to make Amerigo your first stop during your recent trip to Memphis. It sounds like you made excellent menu choices- the Cheese Fritters are our most popular appetizer! Thanks again for taking the...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Great food & service- all had a good time. The mussels were a hit. The salmon was prepared just perfect.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank skyredline09
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Hello, Thank you choosing us for your dining experience! We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed both the food and the service. It sounds like you made outstanding menu choices- the Salmon is a must have! Thanks again for the review; we hope to see...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We were Looking supper close to hotel. Got lucky this was one of the best pastas plates I have ever had pizza was very good too. Staff was over the top. I would stop here everyday if I could. Please try this place.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JackI915
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Hello, Thank you for choosing us for your dining experience! It is a pleasure to know that you had a wonderful first time experience with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed both the food and the service from your recent visit. Thanks...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed shrimp scampi and cannelloni. The restaurant has an upscale atmosphere. The service was very slow, but the waitress offered us a free dessert of her own accord to make up for it (we didn’t complain) which was nice.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CherylM345
Allison W, Manager at Amerigo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Hello, Thank you for the review! It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your dining experience at Amerigo. We are glad to hear that we could rectify the situation and leave on a happy note. Thanks again for sharing your feedback and we...More

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September 8, 2018|
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Response from U6558DQjohnp | Reviewed this property |
I have relatives in Memphis and Amerigo is one of our favorite restaurants to patronize when we are visiting. We evacuated from New Orleans to Memphis in 2005 for hurricane Katrina and Amerigo was there at that time... More
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20 years - they opened in 1998.
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Absolutely. People dress every which way there. I went during the summer and wore shorts and I was not the only person wearing them.
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