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Ama Ristorante at the Driftwood

1485 Ocean Ave. Send to Phone
732-530-9760 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A taste of Tuscany by the beautiful sea.
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Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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Ama Ristorante at the Driftwood Restaurant Review

: The Atlantic Ocean to the east and sunsets over the Shrewsbury River to the west create striking views at Ama Ristorante at the Driftwood, which features novel and reimagined dishes from Tuscany. (Charles Lesbirel is now the executive chef.) The menu offers creative takes on popular selections such as Tuscan kale Caesar salad made with aged prosciutto di Parma and brown butter croutons. Among the pastas, consider orecchiette complemented by broccoli rabe layered with flavors from charred garlic and fiery pepperoncino. As entrées go, it is hard to beat the one-pound veal chop served with fig marmalata and Gorgonzola cremificato, the soft and creamy Italian blue cheese from Lombardia. On Sundays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., there is a three-course prix-fixe for $30 and you can bring your wine with no corkage fee; Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. pasta dishes are half price; Tuesdays all bottles of wine are half price; and on Thursdays, enjoy a complimentary bowl of mussels.

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