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Ama Restaurant ~ Atlantic Highlands?

Angelina Apr 16, 2009 04:42 AM

Has anyone been here? I have not and have no reviews. Just curious to find out if it is worth a trip or not. Thanks!

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  1. shabbystorm RE: Angelina Apr 16, 2009 06:00 AM

    only a little info on this thread...could not locate a website or menu.
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6102...

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      Angelina RE: shabbystorm Apr 16, 2009 06:07 AM

      Thanks shabby!

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        rutgers2 RE: shabbystorm Apr 16, 2009 09:12 AM

        Hi Shabby, thanks so much. This is very helpful.

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        Bourdain Disciple RE: Angelina Jun 26, 2009 09:27 AM

        I live in Atlantic Highlands and have been there twice. Love it. Highly recommend reservations, especially during the summer, because it only seats maybe 10 tables. Good for parties up to 4- anything beyond that may have trouble accommidating.
        Good rustic, fresh Italian cooking. Desserts are excellent as well. Another plus is that its BYOB meaning you won't spend a fortune on wine.

        I can say the food is good enough to pair with a quality chianti or pinot.

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          RGR RE: Bourdain Disciple Jun 26, 2009 10:30 AM

          Note the sticky at the top of this board. seal would not have have proposed Ama as a venue for a Hound get-together if he felt a sizable group could not be accommodated.

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            seal RE: RGR Jun 26, 2009 11:03 AM

            Actually, I was thinking big and hoping we could take over the place ;o)

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              RGR RE: seal Jun 26, 2009 11:38 AM

              i'm all for that! Here's hoping.... :-)

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          vvl RE: Angelina Jul 23, 2009 04:07 PM

          We have become 'regular' customers at Ama's. Terrific huge scallops in browned butter/sage sauce, wonderful veal bolognese, bronzino is so fresh... In the summer you can sit outside and it is pleasant. The best part is that not only is the food good, but it is a BYOB. Definitely recommend it.

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