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Amici Miei

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$$ - $$$
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Via Cesare Battisti 122/124, 98123, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 674393
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

the food was very good , BEST Italy food I have ever eaten ,,, service was excellent my first night they allowed me to come in early to eat . I had the house special both night

1 Thank Denise F
Paris, France
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

A small (eight tables), cozy ristorìa. Apparently it is an offspring of the neighboring, excellent Durlindana restaurant. Decor: warm, contemporary and pretty much universal / soulless. Food: excellent (in my humble opinion). Short list, fresh ingredients, local, Sicilian (obviously!) inspirations. Nb. I had mostly seafood -- it was fresh and tastefully dominating. In sum: why not?!

Thank Piotr77
Leesburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Found this jewel while on a one-week business trip in Messina, located very close to U Messina campus. The place is relatively small, about 7 tables indoors, but the service and quality of food was outstanding. Seafood carpaccio, shrimps under pineapple sauce, porcini risotto, pistachio risotto, oven-baked fish, meat with pepper,.... and the list of our favorites is growing. Will... More 

Thank andre62
Delray Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great food and hospitality by staff! You were a party of 7, and we all ate and drank like kings! Awesome place!

1 Thank Bru C
Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We ate at this restaurant when staying overnight on route to hotel in southern Sicily. Staff don't speak english - owner was a little better. Poor communication lead to a poor choice of food for one of us. Food was OK - seemed to be the only resurant that menu items in english. Only customers at 8pm - did not... More 

Thank Ray_Perth_Aus
Mendon, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 7 November 2015

We were a party of 7 without reservations for lunch. We were taken care of as soon as we walked in. Wine was in our glasses before we saw a menu. Fresh seafood delicious dishes kept coming! Linguini with clam sauce was prepared at our table by the owner. Staff was warm and friendly and despite language barrier they took... More 

Thank janecentauro12
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

On a 4 day trip to Messina I had lunch twice at Amici Miei, the second time because the first time was so enjoyable. I was there with parties of 4 and 6, respectively, and everyone thought both the food, especially the fish, and service were excellent. I will certainly return on my next trip to Messina.

Thank Joseph626
Cleveland, Ohio
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by my B&B host for dinner. We didn't have reservations but were seated without hesitation. The waitress spoke no English, which is fine, but she refused to wait on us and referred us to the owner. The owner came over and spoke Italian nonstop even though I don't speak it. I saw people in the restaurant... More 

Thank gfss
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Great small restaurant with superb service from owner and staff. Fish lovers paradise.. we went with some Italian friends who frequent often so that says something! We left choice of local wine to the owner and it was superb. Four of us shared aperitivi and then a primo of swordfish and tonno.. followed by the chefs own version of cannoli... More 

Thank GenovaValli
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We had planned to eat at Cafe DuDu, but it had closed and Amici Miei opened in its place. We went in on the recommendation of the shopkeeper next door and greatly enjoyed our meal. We had a sublime pasta dish and DH had a beef dish that he loved. The local wine recommended by the owner was delicious and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cesare Battisti 122/124, 98123, Messina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Messina
  • Phone Number: +39 090 674393

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?