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Cameron St | Quality Street Mall, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-438 2961
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10:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a traditional Italian experience and they have BEAUTIFUL food. Usually pretty good with service, can be pretty slow during the week though when less staff on. Delicious potato chips! Just a shame that they aren't open v good hours and not every day of the week.

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Thank tja97
Whangarei, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

For a reasonably authentic Italian dining experience in Northland, with good food and service and mid-range prices, Amici is a good choice. I've had both business and family meals here and I've always left the place content, which is probably as good a sign as any that the overall experience has been good.

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Thank Anthony H
Whangarei, New Zealand
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223 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

About 15 of us gathered for a catchup. We had looked at other restaurants and some places wanted us to have a set menu or pay 1 bill but Amici ticked all the boxes and most suitable. The place was great. Acoustically it was good, there was a nice fire and very good menu selection. The staff were very good... More 

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Thank Anne255371
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Food was about as good as most places in NZ. OK, but missing some serious flavor. My calzone was cooked perfectly, and it was huge, but it was pretty bland. Pizza was similar. Pretty bland, like most restaurants in NZ and Australia. Service was excellent, friendly and attentive staff. Price was higher than I expected, but not inordinately so.

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Thank Justin V
Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Went with a group of friends. The atmosphere and staff were pleasant and friendly. Not to rushed at all. We all ordered and two of us ordered steamed mussels as a main. We all wanted to have the deserts, so none of us had a starter. The cook definitely does not understand the difference between steaming and boiling I believe.... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

From the moment we entered this restaurant, we had a good vibe. The fire was going and the room was very cosy. The waitress who showed us to our table was very friendly and her knowledge of what the specials were was helpful. The three of us all enjoyed our main course, in particular the steak and the braised shoulder... More 

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Thank omokannie
Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Tucked down 'Quality Street' (it's more of a lane) means Amici has its own peaceful and pleasant vibe that is sheltered from the drone of traffic. The food is uncomplicated and delicious, and Amici is a nice place to take loved ones out for special occasions. The coffee is perfectly acceptable and Amici does get some midday sun too.

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Thank Koreshtopher
Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Had a very good meal here. Just fantastic sitting outside. Enjoying some good food and wine...great night.

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Thank Craig H
Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Dined with two other friends, the atmosphere of Amici was friendly the waitress was helpful and pleasant, just loved her smile and she made us feel important. The meals were served and looked top chef style and lamb delicious. Banana split to finish a wow!

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Thank jwellwood
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Visited last night - a treat for the grandchildren. After ordering we waited 40 minutes for the meal to be served. The adults meal was served first and waited another 5 minutes for the children's pizzas. For the price the quality of the pizzas were very overpriced and disappointing. The rack of lamb meal was very small albeit tasty. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cameron St | Quality Street Mall, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 2961

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