- Parking lot
- Dress code: Casual
- Entertainment: Entertainment Fri.-Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Amici's of Wethersfield Restaurant Review: This nondescript but homey storefront restaurant serves delicious and generous Italian fare and features a vast menu of pasta, chicken, veal and seafood dishes in addition to pizza. At first glance, it is an ordinary read: lasagna, manicotti, chicken Parmigiano, veal Marsala and baked stuffed shrimp. But some options are far from typical. Begin with escarole soup, a warming bowl of greens suspended in a robust meat broth. More than a dozen little plump meatballs hide in this tasty swamp. The soup, an antidote to any winter blues, goes well with the basket of herb-flecked flatbread. The house salad combines lettuce, feta, kalamata olives, onions, tomatoes and capers in a balsamic dressing. Order the gnocchi slathered in hearty bolognese sauce (for lovers of meat and potatoes, in pasta form, this is a great choice). Rigatoni Siciliana is a gutsy dish: pasta with sausage, chicken, garlic, artichoke hearts and a wealth of hot cherry peppers. Need hair on your chest? This one's for you. Such a rustic turn from the kitchen deserves a poetic movement, too. That comes with chicken ravioli---mild and fluffy stuffed pasta squares tossed with sautéed spinach and meaty sun-dried tomatoes in a graceful Cognac cream sauce. Finally, there's the signature Tortellini all' Amici, a pretty marriage of tortellini, mushrooms, peas and prosciutto in a blushing pink vodka cream sauce as colorful as it is tasty.