Bar Amis

4.4
499 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Guests will recognize the spirit of Italian home cooking that has come to define the Amis brand, presented in a more casual format at the Navy Yard. Offerings will include rustic and seasonally-driven small plates and salads, elevated sandwiches and robust dishes, with a focus on simplicity. The restaurant’s beverage program will feature expertly-blended and specialty cocktails like frosé, and diverse beer and wine offerings, plus a homemade non-alcoholic selections.

Its relaxed yet vibrant setting make Bar Amis the ideal spot to enjoy a few light bites and beverages or sit down to a flavorful full meal
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Mon - Thu 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Sat 5:00PM - 6:30PM

What 499 People Are Saying
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Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Great location for pre-concert dinner. Pasta was not great - overly al dente rigatoni bolognese with very little bolognese. I'd try the restaurant again though.

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KL
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

I would recommend Bar Amis to a friend, with conditions.
The atmosphere is fun yet makes for a calmer pre-sports venue than Xfinity live. We went there prior to a show at the Wells Fargo Center and it was a great location. However, the food was just okay. My burger was way overcooked and the salads came out at the same time as the main course. Probably more of a casual, there for the drinks not dinner, kind of spot. That said, the service was great, the location is convenient and there is a great outdoor seating area that is probably a lot of fun in warmer weather.

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Poconos
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Pre concert meal

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PD
Charleston
20 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

This was a Pre-NBA basketball game dinner. My friend bought the tickets, and I bought the dinner. The craft beers were very good, the ambience was lively but not too loud, and the food was quite good. I had a salad and sandwich, my friend a gourmet burger. With drinks and appetizers and entrees the cost was just under $100. The place is very convenient to the sports complex as well. Parking lot was too small, that's about the only real complaint along with only average service. Since we weren't in a hurry it was not a problem.

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MJ
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great lunch menu. We enjoyed the burgers and paninis. Upstairs dining room was full. A bit noisy for business conversation

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

Food was pretty good, but our waiter was quite disappointing.

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Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Going away lunch for our intern at WuXi Apptec! Perfect place to eat healthy and say goodbye & best wishes!

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Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

A bit sub-par on this recent visit...

The place was super busy and the wait staff were hustling. Still only 3 of the ordered 4 starters came. The beer was extra cloudy. The bacon on the cheese burger was either overdone or underdone. The medium burger itself was well done (this place normally does excellent burgers). The cauliflower was overdone and lacked enough glaze. The sprouts resembled just a few leaves vs any actual meaty sprouts. Oh and the salmon was also overdone.

As a team celebratory lunch it was a bit of a disappointment. I got a $60 meal for $180 :-(

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely meal pre-concert! Will return!

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EG
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Good selection of beer. Nice date spot.

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AK
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great casual place with high quality classic Italian fare. We will definitely come back.

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BA
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Good location for Mariott hotel guests. Service was good. Bar was good. Food was average at best.

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C
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place and the drinks are my favorite!!

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Chris was a wonderful waiter to help us enjoy the experience of the restaurant

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We were early and seeking to start the festivities a few hours before the stadium classic last weekend.. Good casual scene wig above average service and food and rink.
Shared some apps - real yummy. (Wasn’t picking up on and Vetri overlap or vibe it’s subtle I guess) - in all , we enjoyed!

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Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This was a great place to meet my relative who was staying at an airport hotel. It was easy to get to, the parking was free, the food selection was good and the quality was wonderful. They also thought it would be a good place for a meal before or after their next Flyers game. This was a surprise find since I have read about the Navy Yard but never been there.

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AM
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best meals in a while. The chef is so creative and excellent and the service is unmatched. Great beer selection!!!!!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect place to go on a date before a game. 15 minute walk to stadiums. Food great. Atmosphere great. Staff great. Five stars.

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K
Philadelphia
37 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Our first time here and can’t wait to go back! The bar area was great as was the upstairs dining. Servers were attentive and polite . Food was very good, especially the calamari and bolognese! Great experience overall plus free parking!! Bringing friends next time for sure!

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L
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good location, good service. Nice atmosphere

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C
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place!!
Jeff, Anwar, Angela, Christian - all the staff are great!

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

First floor was freezing, staff said always cold, nothing you can do. Seems odd..

Bartender mildly friendly. Seemed hard for him.
Below average experience.

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S
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All dishes very good- cocktails too. Great service with perfectly timed food delivery and check ins.

They executed on all points for us with this first visit- earned a next visit when back in the area.

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VS
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 2

Good food and convenient to stadiums but it was the drabest restaurant in Philadelphia. The interior upstairs was so dull that I felt like I was eating in a second grade public school classroom. Other than how disappointing the decor was, everything was great.

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Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great spot in South Philadelphia. Service was great, very attentive and friendly. Food was well prepared though steak was a little over cooked. Plenty of parking for those who want to venture out and not have to search for parking. Priced reasonably and portions were large.

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Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

appetizers and dinner were great. Nice wine and cocktails. looks like the outdoor dining would be a fun time in the warmer weather. convenient location to south philly and the stadiums and concert venues.

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GN
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Service was good, happy hour prices were good, food was not good at all. Not disgusting but I could’ve whipped up some buttered noodles and it would’ve tasted better.

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C
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place
Bartender knows how to make a drink!!

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RA
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food in a good setting... easy access to all Philly sports venues

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Food came out warm, not hot. Service was bad, server never came to check on us and stood chatting with a coworker for 15 minutes while we waited. Never asked if we wanted drink refills either. Very pricy.

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O
Philadelphia
50 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The services was friendly and professional, but the food is only merely good. Not worth the trek to the Naval Yard when there are better Italian places closer to the city.

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New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Went there on Friday night via Open Table reservation. Do not call the restaurant since the person answering our visit said there were no tables for one hour; Open Table reserved a table immediately.

Food was ok. We had burger and meatball sandwich. The bread on each seemed old and not fresh. They cooked the meat and presented it well. Though I did not expect goat cheese versus provolone on the meatball sandwich, it work well an was unique.

We had water and ordered wine. The water service was very good; nice glasses, chill water, and clear wine bottle. Nice touch. The wine was ok and poured correctly but seemed cut with water. If true very naughty for $9 a glass.

The entrance to restaurant is confusing since it is to the bar area and the main dining room is upstairs. There was no one stationed for us to report to for our reservation at the bar or upstairs. However, once seated, there was plenty of staff to serve the guests. There was also a manager or two that monitored service quality and helped buss tables.

Overall, it as an adequate: fair but overpriced food and attentive staff to make up for restaurant design issues.

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NS
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our second time dining at Bar Amis. It was another wonderful experience. We had dinner before an event at the Wells Fargo Center and it is the perfect location. Food and service are fantastic. Great atmosphere too!

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LS
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The waiter was very understanding of my companion and me overstaying our welcome. We were never rushed. My burger was over cooked and my cauliflower wasn’t crispy. At one point a different waitress came over and asked if I was ok with turkey on my panini. Neither of us ordered a panini. The food cane quickly. I would go back.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Tables were wobbling and it was cold upstairs.

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Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Well done by team at Bar Amis.

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TM
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server Christian was wonderful, he was knowledgeable about the menu, made great recommendations and was very attentive. The food was very good - fresh, seasonal pairings - just delicious.

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IG
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great drinks, wonderful service, nice ambiance. The best brussel sprouts ever!

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AA
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

EXCELLENT CHOICE FOR PRE ACTIVITIES AT PHILLY SPORTS COMPEX-WELLS FARGO ARENA.
CAN WALK TO ALL VENUES

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r
Philadelphia
26 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice app stuff. Tuna should be white. Excellent fries caul wings. Jasmine is awesome!

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