Amò Casual Italian Restaurant in Hong Kong Street


Amò in Hong Kong Street is a casual Italian restaurant of the ilLido Group. Short for “amore”, the restaurant is named after the colloquial term of endearment and is a charming restaurant for lovely Italian food which combined traditional authenticity with modern techniques.

Amo Casual Italian Restaurant

Established by restaurateur-chef Beppe De Vito, Amò Casual Italian Restaurant is part of the ilLido Group which also has restaurants such as Aura, Braci, &Sons and Southbridge under its umbrella.

Amo Casual Italian Restaurant

Amò occupies two shophouses in Hong Kong Street. The entrance opens up to a well stocked bar. Behind the bar is the open kitchen. The main dining space is dimly lit and has a smart casual atmosphere. There is an alfresco courtyard at the rear.

Amo Casual Italian Restaurant
Amò alfresco courtyard

Amò Menu

The Amò Menu is is a straightforward Italian restaurant style menu with sections on antipasti, pastas, pizzas, salads & sides and mains. Below are pictures of the main sections of the a la carte menu.

Amo Menu
Amo Menu

Amò Restaurant has a Gluten-free a la Carte Menu. On weekdays, there are a 2 course set lunch and a 3 course set lunch.

Dinner at Amò

We were at Amò Casual Italian Restaurant for dinner and started with antipasti – Burrata with Eggplant Salad, Walnuts and Bottarga ($28) and Zucchini Flowers with Mortadella, Pistachio and Lemon Honey ($22).

Burrata with Eggplant Salad, Walnuts and Bottarga
Burrata with Eggplant Salad, Walnuts and Bottarga
Burrata with Eggplant Salad, Walnuts and Bottarga at Amo Italian Restaurant

The Burrata dish was very nice. The light creamy Burrata Cheese was luscious and combined well with the patty of eggplant. The salted, cured fish roe and walnut added flavours and textures to make the dish even more interesting.

Amo Restaurant - Zucchini Flowers with Mortadella, Pistachio and Lemon Honey
Zucchini Flowers with Mortadella, Pistachio and Lemon Honey

The zucchini flower stuffed with a creamy Italian luncheon meat was a rather unfamiliar dish to us. It had well balanced flavours – slightly spicy and sweet. It was enjoyable.

Caserecce with Black Pepper, Guanciale and Saffron at Amo Italian Restaurant
Caserecce with Black Pepper, Guanciale and Saffron

Before the mains, we had the Caserecce with Black Pepper, Guanciale and Saffron ($27). The pasta with cured meat looked simple but was quite tasty. We found the Caserecce pasta a tad too soft.

Amo Casual Italian Restaurant Grilled Angus Beef
Grilled Angus Beef Tagliata

We had the Grilled Angus Beef Tagliata ($48) and Red Snapper ($29) for our mains. The beef that had been grilled before it was sliced had a juicy middle. There was hardly any other ingredient or seasoning. It was a simple but delicious beef steak.

The red snapper sat on a bed of thick crab stew with pasta. The crab part was a bit disappointing as the taste of crustacean was barely discernible. The fish was very good – with firm yet delicate and moist meat. Each bite of the delectable fish was a delightful one.

Red Snapper with Crab Cioppino and Fregola 2
Red Snapper with Crab Cioppino and Fregola

Casual Restaurant with Good Food

Amò in Hong Kong Street is a charming Italian restaurant with an interesting array of quality Italian food with some modern touches. We like the casual atmosphere, good food and friendly service. It is deserving of a return visit. We would like to try their celebrated pizza and their reasonably priced set lunch.

Ratings:
Food: 4
Service: 4
Value: 3
Atmosphere: 4
Overall Rating: 4 TOPs  4 tops

Amò
33 Hong Kong Street
Singapore 059672

Tel: +65 6723 7733

Chope Reservations

Opening Hours:
Noon to 2:30pm
6pm to 11pm

Nearby MRT Station: Clark Quay

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