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Due Mari

78 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1227
+1 732-296-1600
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
78 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1227
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Planned a mini family get together with relatives from New Jersey, Delaware and Oregon. The cuisine of choice was Italian, and it should be near the common hotel where we were staying. Although there were several excellent restaurants near by, we chose Due Mari. It...More

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I took two out-of-state business associates out for dinner on Monday night. The restaurant came with great reviews. The food was good, however, the service was off. The entrees did not come out together and one of the side dishes didn't come out at all....More

Thank Sjones02
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This was our first trip to Due Mari and we were very impressed. This is fine dining with an a choice of some really great dishes that provide some very interesting flavors. The octopus appetizer was wonderful and the haddock was as tasty as could...More

Thank TheWeazer
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Had a nice business lunch here. Food and service was good. Will bring the wife back for dinner. Nice central location and cool looking bar

Thank aarohm
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had their restaurant week menu which was a good value for the selection. Everything we had was great but what really made this place stand out was that the bartenders make some amazing drinks. We had a cherry and apple wood smoked drink that...More

Thank JerseyBred
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Went for Father's Day dinner since it is one of my husband's favorite restaurants for a 5:00pm reservation. Needless to say, the restaurant was pretty empty. So we were surprised by the changes in menu. Choices were limited and prices were raised. Behold, prices were...More

1  Thank cubanjulie
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I went here for a business dinner with 3 other diners. The place is beautifully decorated, the service is fast and friendly, menu is creative and varied, wine list extensive, cocktails are also innovative. This was really fine dining, a wonderful experience from beginning to...More

Thank jorgito715
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Back after few year, it's a true classic, always satisfactory and excellent service. Perfect for a business lunch. Even if intuitively salmon doesn't really fit with tomato sauce, but it was still very good.

1  Thank Letizia G
Reviewed 1 June 2017

In our weekly tour of bars in our new city, we decided to go to Due Mare. Even though we had eaten here a number of times, we'd never just sat at the bar for a drink. The mixologists seem to really understand flavors and...More

Thank sunsunsun60
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Nice bar, nice atmosphere, food was very good. Great service very professional and helpful. In late spring and summer dinning outside front of building very confortable.

Thank Raymond R
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2 October 2016|
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Response from DATucker2014 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend more upscale. Dress or casual slacks with shirt or casual jacket. Women in dress of dress slacks.
Jennifer S
28 February 2015|
Response from Vanessa V | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they can or not. I suggest you call the restaurant directly and discuss your needs.
Jennifer S
28 February 2015|
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Response from Daniel K | Reviewed this property |
We went there with a vegan and he was well satisfied with the menu possibilities. So I would respond in the positive. Nice restaurant, enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1227
    (Neilson St.)
  • Public Transportation: New Jersey transit - Train (NE Corridor) and bus
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-296-1600
  • E-mail
Chef Michael White and the Altamarea Group are excited to invite you to Due Mari. Located in the heart of New Brunswick, New Jersey, Due Mari, meaning "two seas" in Italian, opened its doors in September 2008. Due Mari keeping true to its name, features the freshest seafood from around the world and Chef White's authentic Italian cuisine. Upon entering Due Mari, you are greeted by bright blue, aqua and cream tones. Our sleek, vibrant circular bar, located in the center of the restaurant, invites guests to linger with a cocktail or enjoy our full menu. Due Mari is a place to meet family, friends and new acquaintances in a convivial atmosphere. In addition to the freshest Italian seafood, Due Mari's menu also features a wide selection of Chef White's signature handmade pastas and choice grilled meats. The broad range of cuisine, both inland and coastal, covers traditional and modern influences, allowing Chef Michael White and his culinary team an open canvas from which to draw on. Due Mari's seasonal and regional influences can be seen throughout each course of the menu with dishes like the Polipo: grilled octopus, pickled onion, celery, taggiasca olive. Or the Spada: local grilled swordfish, swiss chard, white bean, acqua pazza. The wine list at Due Mari offers guests a varied selection from the major wine regions of Italy. The wines are selected to compliment the cuisine for a harmonious dining experience. Whether they are looking for a well-known treasure or small, boutique wineries, the list provides guests the opportunity to explore Italy's myriad of wine styles. The list also includes selections from France and the United States for guests wishing to enjoy great wines from regions outside Italy. The extensive wine list is complimented by world-renowned mixologist, Eben Freeman's irresistible cocktail and bar list. Due Mari offers private and semi-private dining spaces for any type of event. From corporate functions to personal celebrations, luncheons, and cocktail parties, we're happy to customize all aspects of your event to create a memorable experience. Due Mari is thrilled to be a part of the New Jersey community, alongside our sister restaurant, Osteria Morini in Bernardsville. We look forward to welcoming you.
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