Andiamo Trattoria - Clarkston
Andiamo Trattoria - Clarkston

Andiamo Trattoria - Clarkston

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mesquitecreek.com/
  • Phone: 2486209300
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wine
  • Catering: Please call for details or visit www.mesquitecreek.com.
  • Private Party Facilities: Mesquite Creek offers private space for up to 70 guests. Please call for details or visit www.mesquitecreek.com.
  • Entertainment: Live entertainment Thursday through Saturday nights.

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking available in front & behind Mesquite Creek. New Rear Entrance provides easy access to restaurant.
A word from Andiamo Trattoria - Clarkston
Andiamo Trattoria - Clarkston , open for lunch & dinner, is the hotspot in Clarkston! The staff provides great service & always with a smile. The food is wonderful. Andiamo Trattoria - Clarkston also offers live entertainment Thursday through Saturday nights, patio for outside seating, banquet space for up to 70 guests & off-site catering.
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Andiamo Trattoria - Clarkston reviews from OpenTable diners
72 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (33)neighborhood gem (28)good for groups (24)fit for foodies (24)notable wine list (23)great for outdoor dining (21)romantic (18)great for lunch (11)vibrant bar scene (9)kid-friendly (8)hot spot (5)late-night find (4)great for brunch (3)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Small Choice of entrees in new menu
    bluehouse
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The menu changed recently and the choices of entrees are slim and none. We are not pasta eaters. We were very disappointed in our food. Out of 4 meals ordered, the two with the white fish came to us cold. Since we were with guests, neither one of us said anything until we were home. I doubt we will go back there any time soon.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Kera was the best waitress ever...
    dudermom
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The food was great. We sat in the bar area if was very loud. Next time would request dining room. Service was incredible...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • new spin on an old favorite
    GRob
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    An eclectic menu and reasonable prices make Andiamo Trattoria a local treasure. One can fine dine while the kids eat a pizza. there is something on this menu for everyone. A huge plus is the ability to make reservations. other local haunts have wait times of up to two hours. if you have not tried Andiamo Trattoria give it a shot. Love the Scallops, Veal Picatta and the Calamari!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice date night
    detav007
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Service was good and the food was great. Median pricing so dinner for two is within reach for most budgets.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    Sher
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Anything I have ever ordered from Andiamo's has been fabulous. They hands down have the best food. Clarkston had a very nice casual feel. We really liked it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Improvements
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The menu was hard to understand and was very jumbled. Too much color in the menu and the groupings of food seemed all wrong. No specials. What?? We were told there were no specials. It was Saturday night and I usually order what's on special. Service was S-L-O-W. Water glass was empty several times. Everything took too long and it was no busier than it had been in past Saturdays. I hope this not a new trend for this place as we have enjoyed eating there in the past. Missed the usual waiters too!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Better than Expected
    MrMike
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We've been here several times but something was different this time. The food was fantastic and the service was excellent. Uniique pasta dishes with flair. The shrimp and portobello appetizers were fantastic. Place was not real busy which surprised me for a Friday night. Check them out for great Italian.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • amazing
    Megan
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    I have been going there once a month. My husband and I love the atmosphere and the service is always perfect. Nice staff and great chefs.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Evening at Andiamo-Clarkston
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    My wife and I went to Andiamo recently for dinner with some very old friends who we hadn't seen for some time. We had a wonderful dinner and spent a great time talking. The wait staff were extremely understanding and did not intrude. They did, however, keep a watchful eye on us and made the evening perfect for us. Accolades to everyone at the restaurant for a memorable evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Costly eatery
    James
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The food was good but not a large selection. When asked if we wanted to buy a bottle of wine instead of just two glasses, when asked what the cost difference would be. There wasn't a cost difference, $9.00 a glass or $36. for a bottle of Resling. Usually a glass would run $7. and a Bottle would cost $21. The food was good but our table was set and menu's were dropped off but the waiter and helper left without taking our drink order; we had to flag them down to get a drink. There was a very large table of about 10 men that was very loud and maybe should have placed away from the general dinning area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good and not so much
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The wine list although not huge has a very good selection. The pizza and lobster ravioli were very good. The chicken picatta was the not so much meal. There were too many capers causing the sauce to be briney and the chicken was overcooked.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Local Clarkston GEM
    KLee
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This restaurant has completed a major renovation and menu change. Food is at a fair price and with a large variety of items. New manager is very attentive to guest. We will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Specials
    jazzy
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We tried two of the featured specials and both were very good. Flavorful and cooked to perfect. Have been to the restaurant before and this was by far the best food.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    This was the first time that I had went to Andiamo and I was not disappointed. All of the staff that was on hand were very courteous and took care of my date and I. The food was excellent and I would recommend this restaurant to anybody.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Joan5642
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Our experience with Andiamo's was outstanding from our waitress Shannon to the Pres/Ceo stopping by our table and hearing we were celebrating three 50th anniv and having a pizza app sent to our table.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not worth the wait...
    kritt85
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Over all it was a nice experience. It took over 20 minutes to be seated even with a reservation, and there was an extensive wait for the main course. It seemed very chaotic and disorganized at the hostess station, which is unusual at 5:30 on a Sunday night. The food was good, but I would consider it overpriced for the quality. The filet was bland and the outside of it was more burnt than seared. Not as good as one would expect for a "signature dish". The appetizers, pasta and house salad were of good taste and quality. We would return but most likely would try something less expensive so if a dish is disappointing again we won't feel as frustrated. There were a lot of families dining there so perhaps the pizza is good?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not as good as downtown detroit
    grandpa63
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Chicken marsala too salty. What happened to pasta sample?
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Won't dine here again
    formerohioan
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    This is my second time with family at this location. Here are the problems: The service is slow. The food is mediocre. My fish was raw in the middle when they served it to me and I had to send it back. The music does not fit the atmosphere and the acoustics are loud. On a positive note, the staff was friendly.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worth the Drive
    CriticalEater
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The food was perfect. I am very particular when it comes to dining out. If I am going to a restaurant of higher caliber, I expect certain things. I will return to this particular restaurant in the near future. It was well worth the 45 minute drive. The food was excellent, and though I shouldn't have ordered any appetizers, I did. This caused me to have leftovers, which I never eat. I made sure I got to the fridge before my kids did the next day. I was even tempted to eat my wife's as well. It would have been worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food good . Waitress iffy
    PjmmVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Maybe she was new or overwhelmed . New general manager very friendly.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2nd time there...
    JZ52
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    My wife & I celebrated our wedding anniversary with a nice dinner at Andiamo. This was our second time there. The filet they serve is truly one of the best I've ever eaten. Overall, the food is excellant. We both agreed, we may have found a new favorite restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    Kirsten
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We came here upon the recommendation of friends and enjoyed the entire experience - food, atmosphere, service - all excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    We were there to celebrate our 37th year anniversary and from the time we entered the restaurant we were waiting. The lady's at the hostess desk were more into answering the phone then dealing with at least 4 other couples waiting to be seated. Then when we did get seated we waited again for at least 15mins before anyone even acknowledged we were there. It was ran better when it was Mesquite Creek.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OK, but nothing special
    ClarkstonResident
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Location is good (right off I75 but screened by large trees and within reasonable walking distance of downtown Clarkston). Nice outdoor seating. Interior is attractive. Tables not too close together. Staff was friendly. Waitress was busy and not very attentive (water glass remained empty until end of meal). Food was average for the price. Wife had shrimp scampi which was good (large, flavorfull shrimp). I had Veal Scallopini which was very average (flavorless)
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Veal Piccata
    PaulaKV
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    was about the best I've ever had. Tender as could be with a perfect wine sauce. The bread and dipping oil was excellent. Bar service a bit slow.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Usually much better.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Since Andiamo's took over Mesquite Creek I've been there a few times. This last time was the worst. Service was poor, rude waitress, food was pretty good, not great. I've been to all the other Andiamo's restaurants several times, the menu at the Clarkston restaurant seems to be smaller, with fewer options. Most other times I've been there it has been good, but this last visit was not great. Hopefully they get into their usual swing and make this one worth the Andiamo name.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ask for Andrew!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    This server knows his stuff. Food was tasty and it was nice to be able to go to a restaurant close to home.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JB11
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Not that impressed with the change in restaurant. I thought Mesquite Creek had a better menu, had more to offer and the food was A LOT better. For an Italian restaurant, I felt the food options should have been more impressive especially now having the Andiamo name attached to it.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not the same
    PjmmVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    When they first changed over to italian food was super .. Great bread dipping sauce, good portions, .lately food is lacking original taste , ranch dressing tastes like in a bottle..always was made there. Go through a lot of servers. This time he must have been new. Took while for him to come to table. Another waitress took drink orders. Wrong soup brought, had to seek him out, asked for box for salad entree. No dressing put in. He was pleasant enough. Pasta is given side with some dinner entrees .. Have to ask for it as seems to get forgotten. Sauce not as favorable. Last time I had lasagna you could see the cooked yellow egg separately in it. Not blended well.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Below Expectation ....
    DMJ12
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Being a Andiamo restaurant, I would have expected more in the form of service and food quality. The food was average to good - not great. Our server was good and attentive after waiting 5 minutes to be acknowledged. We arrived on time with a reservation 2, we were told a table would be available in a few minutes. Another party 2 walked in while we were waiting and they were promptly seated in the same area of the establishment. When the hostess return to the hostess stand, she asked us if we needed assistance - clearly she totally forgot about us and we were standing less than 3 feet from the hostess stand. I ordered the special of the day, after 15 minutes, I was told they had run out. Not a terrible experience, but not what I expected.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Dinner
    ChrisnEmily
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We went here for my wife's birthday. The calamari and bread were really good. We also really liked the stuffed shells.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Had a very nice evening. Did not feel pushed to quickly get done even though it was a very busy Friday night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    The service was very good. Andrew our waiter was attentive but not intrusive. The wine was quite nice but the food itself was only fair. To me, a restaurant that charges those prices should have very good food.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very Dissapointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Well the service was slow, but noting like the weight time for the dinner. We told the waitress we were going to a concert and that we needed to be wrapped up by 7:00. We arrived by the way at 5:20. I spoke to the staff 3 times about needing our food and they said the kitchen was kind of screwed up. Finally at 7:16 our dinners arrived. My pasta, the recommended pasta on the menu was served in one large clump. It was cold and with one fork I could lift almost the entire plate of pasta in the air. It was not worth eating. The waitress did take the plate off the bill without any prompting from me. Oh by the way, I requested to see the manager twice and he/she never showed up.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Former Mesquite Grill
    sglenn99
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Had been to this restaurant a few times back when it was Mesquite Grill. While the decor hasn't changed, the menu has now that it's an Andiamo's. Initially ordered the Salmon, but they were out of it (the waitress said it was a popular dish). Instead got the Chicken Marsala, which was very tasty. The chicken breast was a bit thin, but the white wine sauce was very tasty. Good selection of wine as well. The restaurant was very busy, and there was a loud group near us, so would rate the ambience lower (the other Andiamo restaurants I've been to were more intimate). The appetizer and pizza menu looked good as well, so this could also be a good spot to go if you just want bar food (the bar area is very nice).
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good service; good food
    Lisa
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Very nice atmosphere and ambiance. Great for couples or groups. Friendly, attentive wait staff, and excellent food.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night out
    Lin3jl
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The filet was fantastic and so was the chicken piccata! We also enjoyed the wine! It was nice to sit outside very cozy & quite! We will be back again soon!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • For Two
    meandmine
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    My wife and I dined together and had a great time! The food was excellent and the noise level allowed for good conversation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • noisy
    rrose
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Ask for a table in away from an Isle and was promptly seated in an Isle by the kit hen door. Very noisy night!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Chey
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Wonderful choices. Dessert should be first. Though dinner was great, we could come in just for dessert and drinks. People who think they are satisfied after a meal and decline dessert are cheating themselves out of something special.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.