Amici Ristorante - Cherry Hill

4.5
457 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Through hard work and dedication over the years, Executive Chef Alex A. Daku has experienced all facets of life in the professional kitchen. The man now at the helm of the Amici as an executive chef and owner has been bringing quality Italian food for nearly a decade. His menus extend beyond the territories of traditional cuisine and incorporate continental influences to appeal to the tastes of a broader reception.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Steak, Fish
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Hours of operation
Mon-Thursday 11 AM-10 PM
Friday and Saturday 11 AM- 11 PM
Sunday 12 PM -10 PM
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Phone number
(856) 354-1500
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Alex A Daku
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Private party facilities
Amici can accommodate up to 100 guests for your private party. Please take a look at our sample menus, which we are happy to customize to your needs. Whether its a wedding reception, bridal shower, birthday party, or other event…we hope you will consider allowing Amici Restaurant to be your venue.
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Private party contact
Alex Daku: (844) 229-6011
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Catering
we offer off site catering
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Brace rd
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Parking details
private lot
Additional
Banquet, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 457 People Are Saying
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L
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, excellent service, good value. Busy for a reason.

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MK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and the portions were very generous.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was very good. One of us had dietary restrictions and the chef was very accommodating. Everyone enjoyed their food.

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PD
Tampa
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

A nice evening spent with family. Reservations are definitely suggested. The restaurant was crowded and people waiting for a table spilled outside. We arrived few minutes prior to our reserved time and seated promptly.
Everyone in our party of 6 enjoyed their meal. We visit this restaurant several times a year.

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JJ
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food here is delicious 😋. They always take our reservation on time. Service excellent.

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LH
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Cute little place. Very busy with a slightly older crowd. You get a lot of food for the money. Caesar salad was fresh. Fried calamari was overdone, wouldn’t order it again. Linguini del la mare was excellent. Chicken Parmesan fairly good. Service was most excellent. BYOB!

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AG
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been twice and never disapointed. Great food and reasonable pre dinner menu. Will return soon.

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e
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent food and service. A local neighborhood gem to find.

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JJ
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious!

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WR
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service - as always! We have never been disappointed, even on holidays when they are extremely busy.

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j
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Even with 7:30 reservations, we had a long wait. Be first seating.

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OT
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently delicious food and professional service!

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NJ
Philadelphia
39 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We were especially delighted on this visit that the volume of the music was pleasantly unobtrusive; on prior visits it was annoyingly loud and intruded on conversation.
One annoyance is that servers describe the specials but don't include the prices. We were glad we asked because $35 for Dover Sole seemed outrageous!
Gnocchi was delicious and the seafood pasta was wonderful - shrimp perfectly cooked!
Wish that servers would be a little more timely about presenting the check and picking up the payment - it feels as though they go "off duty" after the food is served. Annoying.

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WG
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Just a very good restaurant, we go all the time. And so does every one else in the Cherry Hill vicinity! Prices are reasonable.

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SW
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food. Great choices. Super value. Friendly and accommodating staff

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d
Philadelphia
70 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

This is my 3rd or 4th time at Amici. I always felt the food was consistently good and the value is excellent. We did have to wait maybe 15 mins after our reserved time and once seated we were put in the back closer to the bathroom which is fine, a little more quiet but I did get worried we got forgotten about a couple times. Service was still good but a bit slower than would have liked. We all enjoyed our meals though.

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A
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Overall it was an excellent experience. I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

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E
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

While the food and service at Amici was good, it has been our experience lately that they have a policy of greatly overbooking. Our reservation was for 6:45, and yet we waited half an hour to be seated; nor were we alone. Other diners were also waiting for over half an hour, and yet as another couple without reservations arrived, they were told they could be seated in 15-20 minutes, which clearly could not happen. Several groups complained to the hostess and were on the verge of leaving. If this were just a one-time occurrence, it could be understood, but we have had this happen before as well. Amici needs to be more realistic about their booking before they lose customers.

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A
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

This restaurant never disappoints. It is a great local find that shows a lot of attention in the kitchen to produce beyond the routine Italian fare. The prices are more than reasonable, especially for this type of high-level dining fit for a foodie.
If there is a drawback, it is the congestion at the front of the door while waiting for a table. Located in a small strip mall, Amici requires reservations and even with that, there could be a bit of a wait. Unfortunately, it is BYO so there is no bar. But once seated, it's a great experience. Three of us had the Cherry Hill Restaurant three-course meal for $35. My husband had the mixed seafood pasta dish.
Even when our waitress spilled a glass of wine by accident, the staff could not have been more accommodating, including providing us with free coffee and desserts.

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WR
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have never been disappointed at Amici and this visit was no exception. My wife and I were very well pleased with our dinners and our friends were delighted that we introduced them to this wonderful restaurant. We have invited several couples to dine with us here and every one has had a wonderful experience- so much so that they have returned often and brought others with them. A real find and BYO!

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NJ
Philadelphia
40 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at Amici. We were early because we had a theater commitment at 7PM so we were able to take advantage of the prix fixe dinner that ends at 5:30. It's a great deal. Appetizers were delicious and the Veal Picatta was wonderful. Desserts were only OK.

Only disappointment is that the music plays just a little too loudly and we found it annoying rather than something that added to the ambiance. Recommend switching to strictly instrumental (no vocals - PLEASE!) and play it as background music - not the star of the show. Let the food be the star!

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j
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Truly a gem. Owner/chef Alex really understands his customers and provides a very good meal at a reasonable price.

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LJ
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our "go to Restaurant" We had the portabello mushrooms topped with crab meat. They were out of this world. (appetizer special)

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ML
Philadelphia
96 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My girlfriend wanted to come for Restaurant Week. She had salmon, I had bronzini. We took home our desserts. Always great food and service.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food

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ES
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 3ambience 3

We waited over 1/2 hour for our reservation. The service was fair but the food was excellent!

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LR
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I went to Amici’s during restaurant week for a date night and were very pleased with everything. The food was absolutely delicious. This area will be our new go to for special occasion meals or date nights.

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JD
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

We were four for dinner on a Sat night. Totally crowded. They got one of the entree orders wrong and gave us 3 deserts to make up for the problem. Overall, I think it would have been better not in a weekend night. They were just too busy...

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FD
Philadelphia
37 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

We were seated immediately upon our arrival. A server immediately arrived to ask if we wanted something to drink or did we need wine glasses. We were given ample time to review the menu, before our waiter arrived to tell us about the specials for the night. The various courses we ordered arrived timely and it was evident they were served as soon as prepared. The food was excellent. This was the first time in a long time that my husband actually finished his entire meal. We had our teenage granddaughter with us and she loved everything she ordered. Everyone was very attentive. Both service and food were very good. We will definitely go back very soon.

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t
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding. Consistent, great wait staff, great food, great atmosphere.
The perfect place for a date, dinner with friends, business associates, anytime

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t
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

When the meal and service is as good as Amici, it can only be ... Perfection!!!

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J
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and excellent service. We had to wait a few minutes for iur table which was fine. We had a great time.

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DV
New England
7 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Frequent Amici’s often. The staff is always pleasant and very accommodating. The food is absolutely wonderful. Simple and fresh. The restaurant is a BYOB so the overall experience is very affordable. My wife and I along with our friends enjoy coming here and will continue to do so.

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l
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Have never been happy with the lamb chops or cappuccino other than that it is always very good.

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AM
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Service was excellent! My water glass was never past half empty. The food was very good and a great value. Overall we rate Amici's a neighborhood gem.

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T
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Don't let the strip-mall location fool you! It's a good-sized place with creative architecture which allows them to have not only some outdoor seating, but also lots of window-seating along the front of the venue.

Nice menu with plenty of choices and very affordable.

There was NO skimping on the portion sizes (salads, and entrees).

Very pleasant and attentive staff who help one another to provide excellent service throughout.

Delicious Tiramisu that's made in-house DAILY.

We'll be back!

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t
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely great!!!

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F
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

i don''t care to wrrite a review!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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R
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was superb for very reasonable prices. Will visit this restaurant again very soon.

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t
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic!!!

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