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Amici's pizzeria to move to downtown Menlo Park

Original post made on Aug 20, 2008

Menlo Park is getting a new pizzeria. Amici's East Coast Pizzeria, which has 11 Bay Area locations, is setting up shop in the former Dal Baffo site at 878 Santa Cruz Ave., near Evelyn Street.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 19, 2008, 4:21 PM

Comments (9)

Posted by SameOsameO, a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Aug 20, 2008 at 8:28 am

The downtown vision is realized! Yet another pizza place. Pay sales tax on your new car in Redwood City, stop in Menlo Park and pay sales tax on a bite to eat, and then go to Stanford Shopping Center and pay sales tax on your bigger ticket retail items. How will we ever be able to spend all that extra revenue-maybe by the slice!

Posted by Business Owner on Santa Cruz, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Aug 20, 2008 at 11:24 am

Please do not underestimate what a pizzeria like Amici can bring to Santa Cruz Ave.
How often and how many people will buy a new car a week? Amici is a perfect choice for this location. We need a nice family restaurant on Santa Cruz Ave.

Posted by Not Same, a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Aug 20, 2008 at 1:19 pm

SameO needs a new therapis and a course in business. Redwood City has lots more pizza places than Menlo Park does and Stanford Shopping Center also has its share of empty stores.

Posted by YummyAmicis, a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Aug 20, 2008 at 2:02 pm

Amici's pizza is the best! I hope they'll deliver!

Posted by RealChangeForTheRestOfUs, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Aug 20, 2008 at 4:59 pm

Amici's is NOT just another pizza joint (try it, you'll like it).

And as for the "vision thing," a nice down-to-earth place is a lot better than another pretentious Dal Baffo "bistro" that'll last a year or two before disappearing into the night (JZCool, anyone?).

Posted by So Cool, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Aug 20, 2008 at 5:17 pm

This is great news. YummyAmici's: the article says they will deliver.

Posted by WRA7562, a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Aug 21, 2008 at 10:22 am

Oh Boy -- Amici's -- real quality pizza. This makes me happy

Posted by ReadyOne, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Jan 28, 2009 at 11:01 pm

I love Amici's pizza.

Posted by Salvatore, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:15 pm

Now, we just need a nice, family run gelateria to open next door, and my vision for downtown Menlo Park will be complete!

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