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“Great Food, Great Service”

Amici Restaurant Pizzeria
Ranked #1 of 209 Restaurants in Caloundra
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $29
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: In life, we all need friends to love, laugh and eat with. Amici is the Italian translation of friends. So whether you’re after the full dine in experience with the amazing service, delicious food and relaxed atmosphere or feel like staying in with our take away or home delivery, Amici wants to be a part of all your memories, like friends should be. The simplest things in life are the best and that’s why we keep our food that way. Made fresh from the freshest local ingredients available, each and every dish is made with love and passion to give you a dish that’s full of flavour and worth remembering. The heart of Amici lies in the young hands of owners Sarah and Jason. Both work together as the perfect combination, Sarah leads her friendly team out the front to provide you with a full table service experience while Jason and his team in the kitchen work on making the simple yet delicious modern Italian food to complete your experience.Facing onto Knox Avenue on the side of the luxury apartments, Aspect Caloundra, Amici is a casual neighborhood gathering spot where you’re immediately embraced by the restaurant’s warm, contemporary ambiance and friendly vibe. The Aroma from the kitchen promises fresh, modern Italian cuisine. We offer an extensive dinner menu along with a thoughtful wine list and drinks selection. Amici will cater to all your dining needs.So next time your around stop in and say hi and try our delicious Pizza, Pasta or one of our mouth-watering mains for yourself. Or, if you live or are staying in Caloundra, Kings Beach, Dicky Beach, Moffat Beach, Shelly Beach, Golden Beach, Aroona, Battery Hill, Caloundra West, Currimundi, Little Mountain, Meridan Plains or Pelican Waters we’ll happily deliver your meal right to your door.
Reviewed October 29, 2013

It was a dark and stormy night (last night Tuesday 29th Oct) . We had downloaded the menu from the Amici website and drooled over it. We would have chickened out because of the storm, but the menu and reviews were so good, we had to try it.

We expected the place to be empty, but it was full instead, and we were glad we booked. We shared an antipasto & a garlic toppa as a starter (4 people) and grilled salmon, chicken al bacio x2 & chicken alla fungi for mains. We tried each others dishes and the were all wonderful.

The staff were very friendly even though very busy. Amici is a real 'find' and we will be back.

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Thank Ray H
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AmiciCafeCaloundra, Manager at Amici Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2013

Hooray! Thank you for your feedback. Glad to hear you'll be back, we look forward to having you.

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Reviewed October 27, 2013

Good menu. Very attentive and obliging staff. Reasonably priced wine list. Food excellent. Overall, great value for money. Will return.

1  Thank Bob D
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AmiciCafeCaloundra, Manager at Amici Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2013

Simple, sweet and to the point. Love it! Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to having you back!

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Reviewed October 26, 2013

I had the pleasure of dining tonight at Amici with a small birthday group of four celebrating a 21st . We reserved an early dinner at 17:30 as the restaurant was booked heavily later and we asked to sit outside as I noticed in a previous review that the pizza oven could be noisy . When we arrived we were looked after efficiently & politely . The staff had organised a great table & dressed it with a dusting of sparkles a nice touch. We ordered beer & a cocktail ( not overly priced)
My wife & I shared an antipasti plate (very good )I had the spicy steak perfectly done (rare) & my wife had the salmon with vegetables without the potato (no problems with a deviation from the menu)other meals where just as good . The water glasses were refilled without having to ask . We brought a cake that my wife had cooked but when the staff brought it out it looked spectacular the staff had dressed it up beautifully .
I cannot say how impressed we were with the service staff & the quality & presentation of meals. I looked around at some of the other meals & deserts & the high standard was consistent
I'll be going back definitely

1  Thank Scott B
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Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

We came here because of the good reviews and were not disappointed. The service was friendly and efficient, atmosphere was nice, and prices were reasonable. And the food was fantastic. We ordered gnocchi and pizza. The pizza was excellent, but the gnocchi was so good we were actually fighting over it. We left very satisfied.

1  Thank Mel_2222222
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

Our Friday night booking found us perched under the servery....the heat lamps cooking up my head and the food. The restaurant was full and lively. Service was not quick....but did happen.
The menu was interesting enough....the food was a whole different story.
We shared the bruschetta (very good) and the spicy calamari (very, very good).
I had the veal tortellini....and was not expecting anything special. Well, I got something very special: the tortellinis were perfect, the sauce with its peppercorns was marvellous, the prawns numerous and well infused with the taste of the sauce.
I tasted the gnocchi bolognese and two other dishes .....each and everyone looked great and tasted marvellous.
The desserts were artistic, very tasty and effectively a guilt trip that was the dot on the "i" and the crossing of the the "t".
The real point about our experience was that the food was genuinely exciting and "flavoursome" . It was very good value for well prepared and well presented cuisine - as opposed to the expensive and indifferent food that we have experienced in Brisbane.
Thank you Amici!

Thank David H
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