Amici Ristorante
Amici Ristorante

Amici Ristorante

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.amicis-ristorante.com/
  • Phone: 6106902400
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner:
    Mon - Saturday 4:30pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Brian Staley
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Let Amici Ristorante cater your next event and see why we make parties perfect! We can bring it all from the food to the servers to the entertainment. And with our sister establishment The Tap Room Sports Bar & Grill can offer host you rnext event. Please see a manager for more information.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our banquet rooms can accommodate 25 to 125 people. The entire restaurant is available and will accommodate up to 225 people. We have Banquet menus for lunch or dinner, sit down or buffet style.
  • Private Party Contact: Diane Carpenter 8665975919
  • Entertainment: Joe Staffieri & friends - Friday and Saturday Nights

    The Tap Room Sports Bar & Grill next door provides Great Local Live Music and Events all week long.
  • Special Events: Comdey Shows. Call for Details or visit
    www.taproomsportsbar.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Yale
  • Public Transit: Septa Regional Rail Morton Station. This station is served by:

    Media/Elwyn Line Regional Rail

    2 S. Morton Avenue & Yale Avenue

    Morton, PA 19070
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We currently offer street parking and public lot parking in the area. Our Private Lot is located Across the street (no meters)
A word from Amici Ristorante
Amici Ristorante is locally owned and operated by Dave & Diane Carpenter and George & Patty Donato. Together they have run the current restaurant for some time as Mammoni’s Italian Restaurant with much success and thought it was time to give the establishment an appropriate name to reflect the story behind the two couples lifelong friendship.

Since its opening the restaurant has managed to gain some local notoriety, becoming known for offering authentic and innovative Italian dishes. The menu includes grilled steaks, seafood, veal and pastas and a wide selection of wines. Complimented by a full service bar, they are confident you’ll enjoy your dining experience in Amici’s comfortable and moderately upscale setting.
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Amici Ristorante reviews from OpenTable diners
31 reviews since May 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (25)special occasion (11)fit for foodies (8)romantic (8)good for groups (5)late-night find (3)great for brunch (2)vibrant bar scene (2)kid-friendly (1)notable wine list (1)great for lunch (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Fabulous Waiter!
    MARYANNEVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Our waiter Joe makes the trip to Amici worthwhile.. although I had to send back the cappellini and clams because who puts lemon in that.. Joe was more than patient. I wound up with linguini aolgio. The desserts are a reason in itself to go there.. next time I'll stick with the crab cakes. Isn't Bryan Staley the chef anymore? I can definitely tell it was not his food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious! but overcharged.
    MARYANNEVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Had a lovely dinner Saturday night, although I asked for risotto instead of the mashed potatoes and veggies and was charged separately for the risotto. I did not want a big bowl of it. I wanted a small portion. So although I paid for the mashed potatoes and veggies and didn't get them. I was charged for the risotto.. Was not happy about that and the waiter would not take if off my check. I gave them one less star this time for that.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Possibilities
    FirstTimer
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This was our first time at Amici. We shared two appetizers between three people - both well prepared and tasty, although the flatbread could have been done a little more for added crunch. All the entrees were good, but I thought mine (chicken mellanzana) was a little heavy on the salt. The rolls served were a disappointment for the quality of food served. We did not order dessert, but I ordered a cappuccino which was a total miss - no froth - just what appeared to be milk mixed in. When we entered, there were local musicians unloading into the adjoining bar, which I gathered, was owned by the same establishment. Through the nearby kitchen door, we could hear the drummer banging on his set during their setup - not very professional.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Subpar overpriced food
    Diningphilly
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Ordered the daily special veal chop. It was supposed to be medium but was overdone and tasted awful and it was meager portion. Then we got the bill it was $36. What an overpriced dinner I would recommend elsewhere for that price.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic
    dannie27
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This restaurant has been sold on and off again and the last time we went it was not good but this new name and new everything has saved this location. We have been looking for somewhere to have our rehearsal dinner for awhile and the second you walk in the door is is so calming and romantic. The service was unlike anything I have ever had before even in 5 star restaurants. A little pricey and you dont get a salad but it was well worth it. I highly recommend the blackened chicken and shrimp in the roasted red pepper cream sauce= AMAZING
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect neighborhood restaurant!
    Greengirl
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Amici's in Morton, PA is the perfect neighborhood restaurant...a great menu, friendly service, quiet and intimate space, and a limoncello cake that is worth every calorie! I am a foodie and Amici definitely makes the list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amici, A Rare Find
    MickeyHerb
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Who would have expected such an exceptional restaurant in the heart of Morton? When we visit this area, we used to go to Media, PA which has many notable restaurants. But once we tried Amici, we have a new favorite. The anti pasta is fabulous for only $12. Every meal we have had has been outstanding, and the wine is very reasonably priced and excellent. Not a bad thing to say at all about this wonderful restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    I went there early so it was a little quiet, but the staff were friendly and the food was well above expectations, I would go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service
    BobbieVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    It's in our neighborhood, we've taken many others with us often, and not one of us has ever had a bad meal. Delicious food, generous portions and always piping hot! They recently updated the menu and we all had something different. My husband's salmon over shrimp risotto was excellent. Our son's veal brandi was wonderful and my veal and scallops was to die for. The server even commented that there was not a morsel left on all 3 of our plates. The salads are also so fresh and I heard excellent comments about the minestrone soup.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Neighborhood Restuarant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Found ourselves in the area and found Amici on Open Table. Place was very quiet - no reservation was needed. Resturant was nice though. We had lots of attention initially but our waitress was not so good. Salad was terrific - we ordered both the Ceasar as well as the Green and the small one was huge! We ordered the Chicken Marsala and the Create your own pasta. Both were generous servings and delicious. Rolls were cold but I asked them to heat them and they did. Definitely would recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Possible neighborhood gem
    EDocVIP
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    This was our 1st visit to Amici's and the experience was good. The service was excellent and attentive. The food was not overwhelming. Our Caesar Salad was soaked with dressing. The chicken/penne pasta dish was smohered in so much mozarella it was almost impossible to cut, though very tasty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice local spot
    rocman1954VIP
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    Have enjoyed every visit. The broccoli rabe is excellent.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another great meal!
    PMB1
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We had a party of 7 for our son's birthday and were seated as soon as we arrived. The service, drinks and food were wonderful, as has been the case on previous visits. Can't say enough about this place. Always a go-to when we in the area.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Attentive wait staff and manager
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Food was delicious including the salads. Wait staff was attentive (filled our wine glasses) and well versed in the menu. I had requested a romantic table so we could quietly celebrate our anniversary and they reserved a nice window table for us. The manager also came by to wish us well. Nice neighborhood restaurant with high dining standards!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Italian!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    The food was fantastic! We took my older in-laws and 11 and 9 year old children. We were all happy and had a wonderful time. Their sauces are out of this world!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amethyst3
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    My sisters and I had a girls night out and we were impressed. food was excellent and gourmet and our waitress was awesome. definitely recommend and a return trip
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 15 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 105 reviews are from the Amici Ristorante reviews archive.
  • Good Italian Food
    LovedAmicis
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Everyone loved their entree--which never happens with this group!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Neighborhood Eatery
    PattyVW
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    The menu is a bit overworked with all types of extravagent entries that don't quite fill the bill. Would be better as a local pasta house with the basic Italian dishes. My veal dish had a very sugary (?) flavor to it and the veal was overcooked. Have eaten here twice now - servers are always very nice and attentive but the food is a bit disappointing.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    Funplaces
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Very friendly staff. Service was great. Always nice to be greeted by the chef and the owners. Joe, our waiter was awesome! He made good recommendations off the menu. He was very friendly and on top of things. Was there at the table in a timely manner when we needed or wanted something. Even some of the other staff help wait on us. The Tap Room next door is always a fun place to hang out and unwind after dinner or any other night. Serving staff is always awesome there as well.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our waitress Kelly was great!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Our waitress Kelly was great! Very knowledgeable and personable. The crab cakes were the best! Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We booked through Open Table.
    Ingy54
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    We booked through Open Table. I definitely will not look at the menus they supply because we went to Amici looking forward to All u can eat crabs and found out that they hanged their menu moths ago and told Open Table but they never took the old one off the web.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • "It has a certain syrup…"
    jabgott
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    "…but it doesn't pour." I think Dorothy Parker said that, and that sums up how I feel about Amici. The food is really good. The service has been good, has been slow and inaccurate (everybody has an off night now and then), but always friendly. It's the ambience. Crowded and noisy.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amici
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    The service was awesome!! Our waitress was knowledgeable of the food explained everything with great detail. Our drinks were made perfectly and came quickly. The food on the other hand was poor. I got the catch of the day which was a sea bass on top of a salad, my date got the salmon. The portions were extremely small and bland. I have ate all over Springfield and Morton area and was not impressed at all.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummy but noisy
    JonsaxVIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Had a very good meal here as a first timer and on a Saturday night at 7:30. Four of us sampled broadly on the menu and none was disappointed. A basic element in any Italian restaurant has to be the tomato or marinara sauce. These were delicious. Very tasty but not overly thick or salty. Blackend salmon was prepared perfectly, with a just right amount of blackening while retaining a moist core of the fish. Even the oil provided with the bread was one of the best I've experienced. Only complaint was the live music, which made it very difficult to talk or hear. Seems like a very loud sound system for a relatively small place.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Went of a Sunday night. 3
    KenB
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Went of a Sunday night. 3 chose the "pasta table". Very good idea. Allowed us to create our own combinations and small plates.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great spur of the moment choice!
    happyitalian
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Hubby and I thoroughly enjoyed our time and dinner here. Nice menu options for varied pallets. The mushroom bisque was incredible. The catch of the day was done beautifully. Hubby had Gnocchi with Alfredo. The sauce was spot on. My Italian husband who is a meatball snob, actually liked theirs! That says a lot!!! Definitely will be going again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was good but not great!
    Searsco
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    I had raviollis and meatballs and I thought it was good but the sause was a little too thick for my personal taste. I expectred the meatballs to be better given this was an Italian restaurant. My son had Chicken Parm thought the portion size was really large and the food was good. It was served over Penne and he asked if he could change it to angel hair but that was an extra $2 - we didn't get that. The salads were good and also a large size and the bread was fresh and warm. We would go back again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amici
    D736
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    The food was very good, and the service was professional and very friendly. Overall, it was a very pleasant experience, and I would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great little place!!!!
    Umpirejh
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    This place is like a diamond in the ruff. The service was fantastic, food was delicious and the atmosphere was great. This was the first time we went here for dinner and we loved it. We were searching for our new Italian place since the other restaurant closed down. Thank you for a wonderful experience!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First visit here
    swatgirl23
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Had a great dinner here the other night! Everything was delicious!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great meal
    WilkesBarreVIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We went for Valentine's the food selections were great. Our server kept the dishes coming without feeling rushed. Would go again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expecting more..
    LarryG87
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    This restaurant fairs well on a normal night. The food is top notch and reasonably priced. Unfortuantely this Valentine's event was poorly planned. We were put upatairs at older tables and chairs. It was a constant problem with table wobbling. The food was okay not up to par for what it usually serves. Some of the food seemed to be frozen not fresh also they couldn't get the steak temperature correct. Later on you heard loud noises from the next door bar and just poor ambience overall. Once the check came I couldn't believe the price for the four course average evening. I have gone to old city restraunts for valentines day and had a much better all around and paid less than this. This might be our last visit to amici's.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect spot!
    Wohwee
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    Great food! Great service! Each and every time I go to Amici. Very nice atmosphere , just a little noisy which I'm ok with. Looking forward to going back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Saturday night dinner
    Falk
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Wife and I made last minute reservations for a 6:45 table. The wait staff was very polite, friendly and helpful. I had the scallop appetizer and veal chop madeira. Both we delicious and seared to perfection. My wife equally enjoyed her made to order pasta combo. I highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for friends!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    Amici is an amazing little local Italian spot that offers great food, service and ambience. Great place for couples or a place to get together with friends. The attached tavern, The Tap Room, makes it a great night out spot- eat, then head next door for drinks and entertainment.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good food
    LouLou
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    I travel a great deal and prefer an Italian restaurant that offers very good and unique food. It's hard to find. Amici Ristorante is one of those exceptions. It is easy to miss when you are looking for it in a congested area, but it is well worth finding. Their tomato sauce is very good. They are very accommodating and make sure that you have everything you need. I would highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great neighborhood restaurant
    VeeJayVIP
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    Amici has a nice variety of food for all palates. The service is excellent, attentive and accommodating. This has become one of our favorite local restaurants.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great service.
    Ltrav
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    Great food, great service. We were a group of 8 and everyone loved their meal. We were the last to leave and they didn't hurry us up or bother us to pay the bill.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was excellent just
    Johnnylee
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    The food was excellent just like Mom's. The staff was friendly and helpful which was a delight.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Music
    Nanrs
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Love to go for the music and dancing with Joe Steffieri. Food excellent. Enjoyed every bite
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic