Amara
Amara

Amara

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.amararestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (631) 363-6666
  • Hours of Operation:
    Hours of Operation:
    Dinner : 4:30pm - 10:30 nightly
    Late night menu available every night at the bar starting at 10:30pm
    Bar opens at 4:30pm and open late every night
    Catering available 7 days a week
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Catering Available for all occasions everyday
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer private rooms for all occasions.
  • Private Party Contact: Jerry Stathopoulos 6313636666x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Nicholls Rd
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Amara
In Greek, Amara means “eternal” – something that makes an indelible impression that lasts forever. So it should be each and every time you walk through the doors of our restaurant. Reminiscent of a beautiful Greek villa with marble accents, stonewashed walls and warm flickering candlelight, we truly want to make each dining and private event experience with us unforgettable.

It starts with our inspired cuisine that captures the fresh, vibrant essence of the Mediterranean typified by such signature ingredients as olive oil, lemon, feta cheese and oregano. Try one of our delicious appetizers with spreads such as Tzaziki made right at your table side. Or, sip one of our “farm-to-bar” cocktails crafted with the freshest ingredients to support our local growers. Our bar and lounge is also the perfect place for a nightcap or to meet and greet friends and associates. Amara promises a timeless experience whether you’re dining with us, socializing at the bar or hosting an event.
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Amara reviews from OpenTable diners
3 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating5
  • Food5
    Service5
  • Ambiance5
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (1)hot spot (1)good for groups (0)kid-friendly (0)special occasion (0)Show More
  • New favorite restaurant
    clndining
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    We had a wonderful dinner with friends. Our table was next to the fire place so the ambiance was very nice. The pita bread is the best ever!! All the food was great and we will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 2 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating5
    • Food5
    • Ambiance5
    • Service5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 13 reviews are from the Amara reviews archive.
  • Went for Lobsterfest. Dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/20/2012
    Went for Lobsterfest. Dining room a bit crowded for a buffet set up...but food was fresh...buffet was kept clean...would happily go again. Have been there with the normal menu...food is very good.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • THE LIGHTING IN THE MAIN ROOM
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/1/2012
    THE LIGHTING IN THE MAIN ROOM SEEMED TO BE FROM THE DISCO ERA. BOTH MY WIFE AND I FOUND IT DISTRACTING AND ANNOYING. IF IT WASN'T FOR THAT, I WOUND RATE IT A REAL FIND. BUT DUE TO THAT, I WE WILL NOT RETURN.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Had a birthday dinner here
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/19/2011
    Had a birthday dinner here last November. Had been here previously and raved about food to my 2 sons who joined us that night. Well they took down a wall that had separated the bar area from dining room. BIG mistake. Private party with a crummy/outrageously loud DJ going on and everyone else had to suffer through it. Couldn't hear each other talk or hear waiter and after drink order went in seriously contemplated leaving but everyone was hungry so we didn't. Food was great again but I would definitely call prior to leaving my house to see if another private function was going on. Really ruined the dinner and still would have if DJ was good LOL. I thought I had posted this just after the dinner but realized I did it on TripAdvisor.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was fair but portions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/5/2011
    Food was fair but portions were small and overpriced I properly would not go back !
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • my entree was great, cooked
    Eddie27
    Dined on 7/15/2011
    my entree was great, cooked just as i asked for it, well seasoned, decent sized portion. appetizers however were sub par. I think the apps at places like "fridays" are better. they were not cooked well, and poorly executed. Also, although this should never determine the recommendation of a resteraunt, i felt like all the waiters/bus boys were on summer vacation from high school. If i'm paying a premium price for my food i feel like adults should be serving me. afterall 'blue' is not 'friendlys'
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food!!!!
    ShatochatoVIP
    Dined on 6/9/2010
    The food is great and it's right in our hometown. Love the losterfest its great but we miss your winterfest too!! We'll be back ty.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food is consistently good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/8/2008
    The food is consistently good at Blue. The service is professional. The rooms are spacious and luight and airy.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • i would definitely recommend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/8/2008
    i would definitely recommend this place. we had a great time, food was good, drinks were good. the staff made us feel special .. they even had a candle on cheesecake dessert and sang to my wife!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NICE PLACE TO DINE. NICE ATMOSPHERE
    Newfan
    Dined on 10/17/2008
    NICE PLACE TO DINE. NICE ATMOSPHERE AT THE BAR WITH A BAND.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful place to have a
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/29/2008
    Wonderful place to have a great time. I love the 70's Band, the food was wonderful, the service was excellent. Drinks are a little expensive.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • If you're into lobster, the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/28/2008
    If you're into lobster, the $49 lobster feast is a good deal. It's all-you-can-eat lobster (along with some other stuff in the buffet...clams, prime rib, peel&eat shrimp, salad, etc.) with the only downside being that you have to get all the lobster meat out yourself (cracking the shell, etc.). It can get a bit messy so be prepared to get your hands dirty. Overall, a good deal, especially if you can eat a lot. The room was a bit on the noisy side (but not unbearable) with trendy-type music playing in the background. Service was really good and the staff was very friendly. Since we got the buffet, it's a bit hard to judge the food but I would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The facility is beautiful.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/21/2008
    The facility is beautiful. We were seated for dinner and were greeted by "Jeanette's 40th B-day Party" of about 12 women. They were loud and disturbing to us and everyone in the restaurant. We complained and they were the topic of our conversation for most of the night. As dinner arrived we were offered to be moved to other locations but we declined. Appetizers of Tempura Shrimp and Calamari were ordered and the Calamari wasn't that great and returned pretty much untouched. Our dinners included Seafood Tortelloni, Shirt Steak, Scallops and Tuna. The food was good. A round of drinks was received for our complaint and the Calamari was removed from the bill. The bar was excellent with a DJ for dancing. We stayed till close. We will go back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was excellent, their
    steaks
    Dined on 6/14/2008
    The food was excellent, their steaks are huge and well seasoned. We had the goat cheese pizza appetizer, very good. Blue is beautiful inside and very modern. The staff was very helpful and friendly, i'll definetly go back again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet