Amore

4.9
647 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Amore Ristorante Italiano, has been a traditional family owned and operated business since 2005. We are first generation Americans who have inherited the great cultures of the old world; who have actually lived and breathed the culture of the people we represent, in the translation of the food, wine, and spirit we serve you.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 647 people are saying
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4.9based on recent ratings
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4.9
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DennisM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great homemade Italian food had the veal marcela

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reservations on line,
Was easy. Seated upon arrival, party of 5. Staff are friendly, knowledgeable and professional. Great wine list. Bruschetta was a pleasure to my mouth, as was the rolls and olive oil gave everyone a test, can we not eat it all. I don’t have enough room to comment on the 5 Entries, except to say there were Oooh’s and AHA’s all around. Desserts finished us off with a meal and night to remember. This is our special occasion place, atmosphere is wonderful for chilling with someone special.

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JustMe
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Typically good cuisine, service and atmosphere. Glad to have a Sunday night dining venue available at a reasonable price in Shelby County.

DB
vipDiscerningBob
Birmingham
24 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A very nice atmosphere with generous, delicious portions.

JM
JohnM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent. Food was even better. I have already recommended this place to friends and will be returning myself.

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BillnBeth
Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amore is one of the most elegant restaurants we have gone to in the Birmingham area. The food was outstanding, the service superb and the prices reasonable. We will certainly return then next time we are in the mood for a relaxing, upscale meal.

SM
ShawnM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was awesome

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amore is our favorite restaurant in all of Alabama. I have never been let down there.

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vipHsubydoo
Birmingham
6 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Cosy atmosphere and very attentive service. The rolls were OUT OF THIS WORLD, the best I've every had! Then add the olive oil dip... I would come back just for this starter and a glass of wine.

I like that the price for the entree includes rolls and salad. Be aware that their portions are large.

I always order lasagne for a first time at an Italian restaurant and it was tasty but not outstanding. The other three in my party all had various pasta dishes (veal w/pasta and crab cake with pasta) and they had no complaints. One lady had asked them to prepare a dish not on their menu (a version of shrimp diablo) and they accommodated. Decent wine list.

We were celebrating a birthday and the restaurant sent out a delicious creme brulee with "Happy Birthday" written in chocolate. A nice gesture. Not realizing they were sending out dessert, we ordered the white chocolate bread pudding and it was also delicious.

Highly recommend - also a nice place for intimate dinners with their low level lighting.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food experience. Parking was easy and right in front of restaurant. Sat promptly at reservation time. Sat near window which was a little chilly but other than that, excellent.

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KatherineA
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

While Amore was a nice place to eat, I think that I would choose to go somewhere else when I am planning to spend that much again. The food is pretty good, but even average entrees are very expensive.

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HowardB
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Very good for classic Italian...from all over Italy. Service was very good and the quality of the food was very good although not cutting edge if that's your thing. Some might consider the prices high, but that was limited to certain items, like fish. Reasonably good wine list with a mix of price points and lots of domestic options. Pasta Carbonara was delicious as was the pork chop and veal parm. Also a nice touch with comp bruschetta (amuse?) good hot bread and salad w/ entree. No need for an app and I'm a big eater. I'll be going back on my next visit to Bham.

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VickieS
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My only complaint is our waiter wore his mask below his nose our entire evening. It made us very uncomfortable

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Rosie
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal! You can't go wrong!

JT
JordanT
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my our favorite restaurant! The atmosphere, the food, and the people help create such an incredible experience!

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AlexandraD
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our first time eating at Amore! I love that they use opentable, saved us so much time and made us feel very safe. My fiancé enjoyed his birthday dinner, and it was so sweet that they brought him a dessert! Our server Hector was awesome too! The smoked salmon pasta and lobster pasta were incredible! The freshest ingredients we’ve ever tasted. Highly recommend the house salad, the dressing is INCREDIBLE!

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vipKurtF
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating my birthday. Top notch service and food. Loved the creme brûlée brought to me to celebrate my day.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and even better food! First restaurant I visited in Birmingham and it’s going to be hard to beat!

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Happydiner24
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful feel. Great quiet, romantic atmosphere and the food and service were perfect. Bartender made great drinks. Excellent experience!

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PaulM
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food & ambience! A special thanks to the entire staff for a simply glorious meal & evening out Tuesday night. Our favorite restaurant by far. The pasta is fresh, sauces are delicately eloquent, chocolate bread pudding is other worldly, wine selection is quite good & fairly priced and the ambience is just what one would expect for a romantic evening out in a top notch Italian restaurant.

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vipAshlynW
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Amore! Always a fantastic experience which is why whenever we're in town from Tampa we make sure to visit. Ricardo is a wonderful water and always makes our evening.

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STfamily
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service was excellent as always, had a great time. This time music was a bit loud for our taste, hopefully for next time it's back to normal.

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Ben4thewin
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding meal and celebration for our wedding anniversary! We ordered one of the delicious specials as well as the Peshe Ripieno alla Griglia. The Red Snapper filet, signature crab cake, bacon-wrapped shrimp, and grilled Mediterranean vegetables were perfection! The music, lighting, tablescape, and service created an atmosphere of true romance. Truly esperienza favolosa piena d'amore!

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an absolutely perfect New Years Eve at Amore!! The food was incredible and service was impeccable as always! Thank you for another wonderful evening! We will be back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As a frequent diner and someone who has come from the restaurant industry I couldn’t speak highly enough about our experience at Amore. Professional staff and well paced service. The food was excellent and worth the dollar amount. Great wine list with several authentic Italian wine pairings. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amore never disappoints!

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RodH
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Food was delicious. We will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and the meal was wonderful!! Rank Amore as one of our favorite restaurants!!

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PHILIPB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food service and atmosphere! We highly recommend

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FoodLover
Birmingham
6 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Looking for a fabulous meal? Amore is the place to go! Quiet, romantic atmosphere with old school Italian music that makes you feel like you are in a scene from The Godfather. The atmosphere is just the tip of the iceberg! Service was exceptional. Hector was on top of his game- attentive yet not hovering. Nice wine list & great menu! I can say that all 6 members of our group were delighted with their meals. Scallops, Lasagna. Spaghetti & Meatballs, Veal Parmesan and Beggars Purses were a few of the items that tantalized our taste buds. Did I mention the bread? It basically melted in your mouth! Salads were fresh and crisp as well. If you're watching your budget. you can still eat here for a special occasion! Prices are high. but portions are large! We had to go boxes and ate 2-4 meals from each plate!
You definitely want to put Amore on your list of places to dine!

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KathrynT
Mobile
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible Italian! We came for a birthday couple’s dinner and it was very good and the service was top notch !

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BrittanyH
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A+ experience! The food has a robust flavor, service exceptional, and ambiance inviting and romantic! We will definitely be back!

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TinaK
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

When we made the reservation, we informed that it was our Anniversary. When we arrived at the restaurant, they seated us in the bar, which was very noisy and not quite the atmosphere we’d hoped for our anniversary. That aside, the food and service were amazing. Special thanks to our server, Oscar, for taking such great care of us.

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Jackfrost
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our special treat restaurants, and it doesn’t disappoint. Everything is top notch.

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vipBarbiB
Birmingham
6 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Italian and service! Always a great meal and experience!

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LaurenG
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic! My husband and I went and celebrated our 1 year wedding anniversary and were blown away at how good the food was. Best food we’ve ever eaten!

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IsaiahG
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Excellent food and service!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went with friends for our 50th anniversary. The food was delicious as always. The service was great and everyone is very friendly. Thanks to everyone at Amore that made our celebration special!

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Foodie
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a great experience as always. The service was impeccable beginning at the entrance. The seating is spaced out well. Our waiter was excellent and detailed. The food was fantastic. It’s our go to spot for celebrations. Try the seafood, delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They had our table ready. We were well taken care of by our server. He was wonderful. The food has always been amazing. Ambiance very nice. That’s why we continue to dine with them.

FAQs

Amore offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (205) 437-1005.

Amore is rated 4.9 stars by 647 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.