Ama Ristorante

After Two Week Break, Sea Bright Italian Restaurant Ama Ristorante Reopens Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Ama will return with its award-winning, Tuscan-inspired menu and exquisite list of fine Italian wines.


Sea Bright, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/22/2014 -- Ama Ristorante at Driftwood, Sea Bright, recently selected by a national dining website as one of the finest Italian restaurants at the Jersey Shore, will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 21 after a two-week break.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Ama will return with its award-winning, Tuscan-inspired menu and exquisite list of fine Italian wines, all served to guests in a rich, romantic dining room with spectacular ocean views.

Executive Chef Pat Trama’s menu of seasonally inspired Tuscan specialties uses only the highest quality ingredients paired with a hand-picked wine list featuring estate wines primarily from Italian boutique wineries. The popular lineup of weekly specials also returns - Tuesdays - 20 % off bottles of Tuscan wines throughout the restaurant and half-off wines by the glass; Wednesdays – half-off wines by the glass; Thursdays - $7 specialty cocktails; Fridays - $7 specialty cocktails bar only from 5-7 p.m.; Sundays – Prix Fixe Dinner $32, No Corkage Fees, and $3 draft beers at the bar only.

For Valentine’s Day, Chef Trama will prepare a special menu, in addition to the regular menu, which also will be available on the weekend following Valentine’s Day (Feb. 15 and 16). Guests are encouraged to make reservations soon for this always-popular night.

Ama Ristorante, owned by the Stavola family who also owns Driftwood Cabana Club and Tiki Bar at Driftwood all located at 1485 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, is also celebrating its latest accolade – the national travel and dining website has named it a Top Pick in its 10 Hot Spots for Dining at Jersey Shore. Over the past year, Ama also has been awarded “New and Notable” by the editors of New Jersey Monthly; “Best Italian” restaurant 2013 by Monmouth Health and Life’s Readers’ Choice Awards; one of 35 Most Scenic Views 2013 by NJ Monthly; and was chosen winner of Diners’ Choice Awards for “Special Occasion,” “Hot Spot “, and “Italian” by the voters of

Hours for Dinner are 5 p.m. Tuesday – Friday; 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed Monday. Complimentary Valet parking, wheelchair accessible and major credit cards accepted.

Private dining room available for up to 60 seated guests.

AMA at the Driftwood, Driftwood Cabana Club, 1485 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, NJ 07760
(732) 530-9760

About Ama Ristorante
Ama Ristorante offers old country Tuscan cuisine, both simple and earthy, prepared by Chef Pat Trama's masterful and creative technique. Located at the Driftwood Cabana Club, Ama's unique location in Sea Bright, New Jersey, offers diners spectacular views of both the Atlantic Ocean and Shrewsbury River from the comfort of a rich, warm Tuscan-inspired setting. As owners of Ama Ristorante and the Driftwood Cabana Club, the Stavola family establishes the same level of character and ambiance that the members of the cabana club have enjoyed for over a half a century.