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Lubrano's Trattoria

2445 Highway 34, Manasquan, NJ 08736-1807
732-292-0050
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Ranked #6 of 54 Restaurants in Manasquan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Belmar, New Jersey
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Large portions and yummy cuisine. Make reservations. Try the bread really. Bring friends and family and stay a while, the food is meant to savor and share.

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have been to Lubrano's many, many times. The food is excellent, healthy portions, great rosemary bread. The calamari appetizer for two is unusual and delicious! We usually find that we need to get take-out though. The restaurant is way too loud for our older parents and toddler daughter. They really need to put some fabric in the dining room... More

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Brielle, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Made reservations for our party of nine 6 weeks in advance since it was for a Saturday evening. Arrived on time for our 8:15 res. and were told the table was being set. No problem. 15 minutes later we are all still standing outside! Checked with manager, said it would be a few minutes. Offered to give us menus so... More

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Belmar, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Dined at Lobrano's with 8 others. Our server was excellent. Answered all our questions and made some great suggestions. Awesome food, not a complaint in the lot of us. It is a BYOB with a liquor next store.

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Brick, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went with friends, my first time. The selection of food was excellent, we shared appetizers that were the best. All of the main courses were served at the same time and we all enjoyed them. The owners came around to the tables asking if we were pleased with our meals. We gave them four stars. We will be going back... More

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Flemington, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great restaurant, meatballs are like our Aunt Betty's. If you are impatient, and can't wait for the good stuff, then please go to a fast food place.

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TOMS RIVER
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

First time I had dinner here and felt it was an average meal. The food was tasty but the service was lacking. Wasn't busy but the waitress only came by a few times while I sat with an empty glass. Prices seemed a little high. Would probably visit again but I would have to lower my expectations.

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I live in the area and there is always a line for this place, so we decided to go on a Tuesday night. My husband and I both got specials (although I don't know why they were on the special's menu because I did see them on the regular menu as well...) Anyway, my Bucatini pasta was over cooked and... More

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Brielle, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Never could understand the lines for this place. It is in a local strip mall and I went on an off-season Friday night and waited for over half an hour. The food was average at best, in many instances over seasoned with garlic which is characteristic of poorly trained chefs who think they are cooking Italian. Prices were way over... More

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Went on a Friday night for the first time. The TA reviews were good. Place was packed when we arrived (party of three),and the wait time was 35 minutes.I took this as a good thing....figuring all these people must love this place. We placed an order for two appetizers and waited over 30 minutes for them to be served(Broccoli rabe... More

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