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Ama Ristorante

1485 Ocean Ave, State Highway 36, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2225
+1 732-530-9760
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
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“mussels” (16 reviews)
“rigatoni” (11 reviews)
“caprese salad” (7 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1485 Ocean Ave, State Highway 36, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2225
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent seafood on Jersey Shore. Situated in a beach club on the ocean. Was there 3 times. All excellent

Thank biz_Travelor7
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The setting is nice. The service is very good. The food is terrible. We all had fish and it was not cooked properly. In particular I had Halibut and it was a disaster. It was over cooked. I ordered the Tuscan Olives. It was a...More

Thank PauloOcean_NJ
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Our friends picked this restaurant and we did not what to expect but we had a fantastic meal at AMA.. The portions were generous and well prepared and the service was attentive. It was restaurant week and we received an appetizer, main course and dessert...More

Thank smdubowsky
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

What a great night with friends at AMA! Our first time there and we will be back very soon. Mike was our server and he was excellent. Started with calamari, meatballs and mussels marinara and had the rigatoni with sausage and cream sauce entrees. Half...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

been there twice probably wont be back. i was underwhelmed and for the price id rather eat at tramas in long branch or go to asbury and eat at moonstruck both better.

Thank aprinceesq
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I heard that things had changed... little did I know how badly. Last night will be the last time we go to Ama. Food was bland - boring. My fish was dry - no flavor. This restaurant used to have an amazing menu! Used to...More

Thank Lana R
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We ate there 8/31/17. GREAT grouper and scallop dishes. GREAT caprese tower with eggplant. Really enjoyed the place. Will go back soon. Nice views of the beach club.

Thank biz_Travelor7
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

What is exactly East Coast Halibut?? On the menu lol, we thought it looked like hybrid red snapper. Nice wine list, service just ok, but food mediocre. Overpriced.

Thank Isidore B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I hate to do a so so review but i was a bit disappointed in our meal. The shrimp in the special were tiny and the fettucine was undercooked. The bread from Brooklyn was very hard which some people like. I didn't love it. It...More

1  Thank JFK5
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My family dined at AMA last weekend and I gave the management team and opportunity to contact myself before writing this post to trip advisor. They never responded. We ordered the artichoke app which is usually great. Once we received the app we noticed how...More

1  Thank rightcoast35
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$45
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1485 Ocean Ave, State Highway 36, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2225 (Formerly Ama Ristorante Tuscana)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Bright
  • Phone Number: +1 732-530-9760
  • E-mail
With panoramic and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Shrewsbury River, Ama Ristorante at the Driftwood offers guests traditional and newly imagined Tuscan classics in a warm, inviting setting reminiscent of a Tuscan villa. The imaginative and innovative cuisine, offers the finest and freshest ingredients paired with a hand selected wine list that features wines from boutique vineyards in Tuscany and throughout Italy as well as special American selections. Ama Ristorante is open year round to the public. Dinner is served Monday through Saturday starting at 5 p.m, and Sundays at 4 p.m.
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