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“Very high prices and terrible food”
Review of Amici

Amici
Ranked #70 of 2,150 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed November 14, 2012 via mobile

This is arguably one of the worst restaurants I have been to. Their prices were high and the food tasted anything but Italian. Even the fish was not fresh and smelled funny. To top this off the service was not good.

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Reviewed November 3, 2012

This Italian is one of the restaurants within the fabulous Yas Marina Hotel. We called by for dinner following a visit to Ferrari World which is very close by. The Yas Hotel is a gleaming illuminated ultra modern spectacle overlooking the equally impressive and shiny and new Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit. The hotel has a great feel and I would consider staying here if we ever returned to Abu Dhabi. I had considered Yas Island too far out prior to our visit but as Abu is pretty spread (it is not a walk about city) and isn't awash with must do sights the location of the Yas is just fine. Indeed 2 of Abu Dhabis main attractions are the Marina Circuit and Ferrari World and these are right here. We had a very good meal and service was excellent. Staff rallied around to turn chairs into a bed for our dozing 5 year old, they could not have been more helpful. The restaurant has some indoor seating but most diners including us were seated outdoors directly overlooking the circuit and marina which is quite a sight. It is used by running and cycling clubs when not in use for motor events and several active types were pounding the track during our visit. The only downside to this is that the circuit is floodlit so lighting is rather bright, plus some very rousing Chariots of Fire styley music was being played which was a tad heavy on the ears. But all in all a really great place. The Yas has many other restaurants too plus an incredible rooftop bar. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed September 21, 2012

During our stay in Abu Dhabi we had the opportunity to visit this italian restaurant. I'm an Italian lover of good food I can say that it was all really superb ! Thanks to the chef Andrea Pastore.

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Reviewed September 10, 2011

The service was friendly and helpful. They were good with the kids, not making us feel unwanted despite being quite a 'smart' restaurant. The pizza was good, although with a bit too much cheese. The crusts were very nice and thin and crispy. A perfectly pleasant evening out.

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Reviewed August 18, 2011

This is a good restaurant. I was put off by the fact that many dishes in the menu contained alcohol ( not some, but most). Other than that:

The food was nice, but not amazing. The prices are a little on the high side relative to quality. I liked the buffalo mozzarella pizza, which was the best part of the meal. The risotto was good, if a little dry. The drinks were refreshing. All in all, a good choice if you're staying at the hotel.

Enjoy !

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