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Amata Cucina Italiana

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AMATA is a vibrant yet cozy Italian restaurant serving delicious traditional Italian fare with a modern flair. Located in East Midtown of Manhattan, NYC, Amata boasts a large, splendidly-decorated room, with white linen service, sidewalk café seating, a quaint and lively bar, and a smaller intimate room for private events.
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service, the staff, the atmosphere and the food was incredible! Thanks to Chris and his team for an incredible birthday experience Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JEShanks61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my most favorite restaurant. I have eaten at Amata many times so I finally feel compelled to share my accolades. The atmosphere is elegant, warm and comfortable. From the moment you walk in you are treated superbly. And then the food! Just absolutely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JMS1015
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

A good Italian restaurant serving the classics (parmigiana...eggplant, chicken or veal), mozzarella caprese, meatballs, and fried calamari with sautéed mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and arugula in a mildly sweet, tasty, non-red sauce (a standout). The pappardelle with crab, peas and tomato was also a very good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NYCenteroftheUnivers
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

I have dined at Amata for lunch and dinner several times over the past two years. Lunch yesterday was super tasty as always. The shrimp fra diavolo was cooked to perfection and spicy. Seating on the veranda also makes for a very pleasant and refreshing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sanjay K
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Amata is the perfect place when you have diners with varying Italian preferences. The Southern Rigatoni alla bolognese was perfect for one my colleagues while I preferred the light, delicate calamari salad which melted in your mouth. If you like pistachio, the tartufo was excellent.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank joannemartin34
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Reminded me of an old time Neapolitan restaurant, dark wood with white table cloths. We enjoyed veal and eggplant parmigiana. Pasta was cooked perfectly.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ita49
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Amata is one of those classic Italian restaurants that just feels right. Dark wood, white table cloths, a bit of an attitude, and really great food. Located on a quiet block of 56th St. is really is like entering another world––calm and relaxed. We a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JD K
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I have eaten at Amata probably 20 times. Never..ever ..a less than perfect meal. From the apps to the veal chop (best I have ever had in NYC over 20 + years) this is a must 'GO TO" place. Little bit off the beaten path...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mullynyc
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Off the beaten path, Amata is a charming restaurant with great Italian food. The selections are wide, and the atmosphere is quiet so you can talk and actually hear your table-mate. They serve high quality Neapolitan Italian food, and the seafood is especially good. Service...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Joan R
Reviewed May 16, 2018

The food was ok but nothing special. I had the Mussels which I found to be a bit fishy tasting, my friend had the blackened chicken which she enjoyed. If I came back I would definitely try the pizza which looked very good BUT what...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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