Eat With Your Eyes: Amore Cucina & Bar In Stamford, Connecticut

A visual guide to the offerings at this new Fairfield County restaurant (with a sister location in Scarsdale).

Photo courtesy of Amore Cucina & Bar

Amore Cucina & Bar, the latest venture from six-time World Pizza Champion (and owner of Amore in Scarsdale) Bruno DiFabio, is worth the trip up I-95. Following is a photo preview of the Stamford, Connecticut, restaurant featuring pies from the self-described “pizza geek.” And don’t forget to see DiFabio in all his pizza-making glory at the Chef Demo Tent at Westchester Magazine‘s Wine & Food Festival on June 6. Start slideshow »

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Amore Cucina & Bar
921 Hope St
Stamford, CT

(203) 357-1066;

Cuisine: Italian/Pizza

Entrée Prices: $17-$26; Pizzas: $11-$16


The Pitt Master pizza comprises pulled pork, red onion, mozzarella, bbq sauce, and agave nectar.

Photo courtesy of Amore Cucina & Bar

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Amore’s Pizza Margherita (previously called For the Queen) pie sports San Marzano tomatoes, flor di latte mozzarella, pecorino Romano, basil, and egg.


The Holy Cheesus pie comes with mozzarella, Parmiginao-Regginao, pecorino Romano, fontina, and Burrata.


The Starry Hope Pizza is made with mashed meatballs, caramelized onions, pesto, ricotta, and, of course, mozzarella.

Photo courtesy of Amore Cucina & Bar


Square pie with mozzarella, Gorgonzola dolce, fig jam, prosciutto, and agrodolce (vinegar-sugar sauce).

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Care for a salad? You’ll find a burrata and apple one at Amore.


Spaghetti with blackened artichokes, pecorino, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and black pepper.


Double-cut pork chop with arugula, garlic, cipollini onion, and wild mushroom ragout.


Waffle and Nutella dessert with tomato jam and whipped cream. There used to be a Nutella pizza, but sadly, it’s been discontinued.


According to Amore’ Facebook page, the restaurant has recently added more than 20 bottles of wine to their menu at only $30 a bottle.


A round pie heats up in the 900° F oven at Amore.

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