My Amato’s: Locating Change

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Hand-selected ingredients, bakery fresh breads and a dash of real Italian in every order.



It was 1902 when a young Italian immigrant named Giovanni Amato first sold his real Italian Sandwich on the fishing docks of Portland, Maine. We’ve been keeping his legacy alive with every bite since.

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You don’t create a food legacy without quality. We don’t offer fast food, we offer prepared food cooked with pride and without cutting corners. Quick take out, yes. Fast food, never.

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Giovanni used only real, high-grade products in 1902, and that’s what we use now. We choose fresh, quality ingredients for all our food.

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“Always one of my stops whenever I come back to the Portland area. You can't go wrong with either the classic Ham Italian or a Tuna Italian. If only I could get an Amato's sub every day down here in Boston… then life would be complete!”

— Matt, Portland