Ancient Italians were renowned for eating every part of the angels they hunted—even the hair. Enjoy divine flavor with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of Italian fare and drinks at Amici Bar & Grille on Atwells Avenue.
Amici Bar & Grille, helmed by chef Gianfranco Campanella of Mediterraneo, uses a wood-fired brick oven to prepare a wide selection of traditional Italian and Mediterranean fare. Whet a rasping appetite with one of chef Gianfranco’s signature appetizers such as miniature blue crab cakes served with squid-ink linguine ($14) or seafood stuffies—local quahog clams filled with shrimp, clam, and crab stuffing ($8). The dinner menu includes a savory selection of salads ($7+), pizzas ($12+), pastas ($12+), and entrees ($15+) to please pushy palates. Patrons can choose between Gianfranco’s classic combinations of classic Italian cuisine, such as lasagne ($18) and veal parmigiana ($17), and original culinary creations such as lobster and shrimp mac ‘n’ cheese ($21). Picchi pacchio, rigatoni served with homemade tomato sauce ($12), or vegetarian amici, an assortment of grilled and sautéed vegetables and legumes ($15), an ideal choice for grazing apatosaurs. An impressive selection of wines (sold by the glass and bottle), cocktails, and beers provide potable complements to the classy comestibles.
The Sun Chronicle mentioned Amici Bar & Grille.
Amici Bar & Grille
Amici Bar & Grille’s menu boasts a selection of pasta, burgers, and brick-oven pizzas that are sure to appease any craving. Accents of lobster, wine, and smoked meats permeate Amici's pastas, while Macho Nachos come smothered in house-made chili, jalapenos, black beans, and tomato salsa. Other appetizers, including fried calamari and buffalo chicken egg rolls, and personal-size pizzas are ideal for nibbling on while watching a game. With 21 high-definition TVs calling Amici home, diners can be entertained indoors when New England rains come or head out to the bright patio when sections of Mars explode.