Mystery Diner visit to Café Amano: 10 photos Sept. 13, 2013 Café Amano is a popular destination in downtown Elmhurst, offering the choice of al fresco dining or an elegant dining room with a lively casual energy as backdrop for delectable gourmet fare. If you've worked up an appetite, the shrimp and artichoke saute at Café Amano is a great choice. Read about our Mystery Diner's experience at http://shawurl.com/rm4.Café Amano in Elmhurst is at the corner of York Street and Park Avenue.The filet mignon at Café Amano is tender and juicy. The grilled onions were added by request.The chicken dijonnaise at Café Amano: "Pan-seared boneless free-range breast of chicken layered with prosciutto di Parma, Gruyere cheese served with whole grain mustard Shiitake mushroom cream sauce." It's as delectable as it sounds.If you want an indulgent dessert, you can't go wrong with Café Amano's crème brûlée.An attractive presentation of a tasty treat: the deep-dish apple tart at Café Amano.Warm bread at Café Amano.You've got to arrive pretty early at Café Amano to see the dining area this empty; the popular restaurant in Elmhurst fills up quickly.The hanging light fixtures at Café Amano are fun but classy.The outdoor seating area at Café Amano is an inviting dining option.