Our Story

Opened in 2012, Ama Ristorante won immediate praise from both guests and critics and has since gained a loyal following and a reputation as one of the finest restaurants at the Jersey Shore. With stunning views of both the Atlantic Ocean and Shrewsbury River, Ama offers an award-winning menu of traditional and newly-imagined Tuscan-Italian classics in a warm and elegant setting inspired by the Tuscan countryside.


Our dedicated staff is committed to providing guests a memorable dining experience on every visit. Offering creative dishes prepared with local and seasonal ingredients, and complimented by a deep selection of hand-picked estate wines from across Italy, America and the world. Our goal is simple: Excellence at every level enhanced by gracious hospitality.


Guests at Ama Ristorante also enjoy a large, full-service bar with four flat-screen TVs; comfortable leather banquettes and a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean and Shrewsbury River. Our Private Dining Room with ocean views, a wood-burning fireplace and a hand-painted mural of a Tuscan farmhouse landscape will sure to give your private event a tuscan farmhouse feel . During the summer months, guests can enjoy dinner on our outside patio with beautiful sunset views.