So, I would give this 5 stars, but since it closed shortly after my wife hosted a bridal shower in June, I can only inform that the owner-Chef Marco had a good run here that ended too soon.
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Just received email thanking Elmhurst for the last 13 years and saying Cafe Amano is now closed. The email says something like stay tuned for something new in this space.
Saw the word in a previous review and doubt that I could improve on it. We went by chance - it was close and we were hungry! What a great find. Started with bacon wrapped dates and adult beverages that were both excellent and perfectly...More
They were very agreeable about doing my whitefish without pecans and they fixed it very nicely. Our friend's vegetable appetizer was beautiful with asparagus, red Peppers, and three other veggies nicely presented. And they had nice wines.
This was our second visit to Cafe Amano in Elmhurst. Both times it was for a family graduation dinner and both times dinner was excellent. Service was prompt, efficient, friendly. Everyone was happy with their selections, and the proportions were plenty. I had the trout...More
I haven't reviewed Cafe Amano since December '15. Although the restaurant is always very good, tonight it was phenomenal - simply outstanding. My son had the cinnamon diver scallops and I had the shrimp and artichoke saute for appetizers. He had the Veal marsala and...More
Just slay me now. Of my 30+ years of traveling, Cafe Amano was without a doubt one of the top experiences in the world I've had. I went with friends one evening, and the food selection was exquisite. I was most definitely not dissapointed with...More
My husband and I were there with friends for dinner. Large food selection and what we ordered was very good. Hazelnut chicken, ravioli, trout and the steak salad. Their onion soup was delicious. Large wine selection by the bottle and by the glass. One of...More
Friendly, helpful, knowledgeable staff. Food was very good, but not served piping hot. Appetizers were delicious, the smoked salmon was presented very well.