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78 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1227 (Neilson St.)
+1 732-296-1600
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Austin, Texas
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437 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a family dinner here the other day. Oysters, as well as other seafood appetizers, a fried, breaded Veal chop with a very fine beer, followed by the best Adffogato dessert I had ever had. Stunningly good quality, generic but pleasant atmosphere. Pricey, to put it mildly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the 4 pc prix fixe meal, was delicious! Good selections, wait staff was wonderful. A bit too loud and it took a bit too long but the food made up for it!

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New York
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the corn soup which was delicious and an angus burger. The service is a bit slow but the food is very good. I would recommend this to others. Nice bar too for an evening drink.

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red bank
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my dinner. The atmosphere is very chic and yet very friendly. My food was delicious and the service was just right. I had a nice salad and then a special mussel dish (appetizer size) that was fantastic. It was just the right amount of food to get two appetizers.

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Jupiter, Florida
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

First visit. Met with friends. I was early, friendly bar staff, interesting concoctions. Sharp, clean modern space. Great menu items, nice wine list. Knowledgable sommelier. Had carpaccio appetizer, excellent. The sommelier, maitre d recommended the controfileto, it was an excellent recommendation. Great service, excellent fare, mid price. Loved it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Ate there on business and we had a set menu. All of the food choices were delicious. Service was great!

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Highland Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Been there probably 6 times, but recent visit was best ever. Meals were all well prepared and excellently served. New bartender was creative and enthusiastic.

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Altamarea G, General Manager at Due Mari, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of Due Mari. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your experience! Have a great summer, and hope to see you again soon. Mona Carbona General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The classy atmosphere and attending staff was good enough for me. This place makes me feel like I am in NYC. The food sealed the deal. I had the Risotto and it was incredible. It melted in my mouth and then I got to the pine nuts; incredible! Go and eat here. You will be wowed!

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Thank Rock O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I came here for a brunch wedding . First of all the staff was superb, specially Margereth Vogilous the event coordinator. She was on top of every detail and was so professional and warming. This was a brunch..first that I have ever attended and I have to say that it was phenomenal. The food was amazing and the service impeccable.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

... for the simple reason that my wife makes Italian food better than pretty much all and because I'm spoiled by trips to Italy. For those who have not been to Italy: What passes for Italian here ain't. This place was a pleasant surprise. It's beautiful inside, and the service is outshone by none. I had a primo (pasta) as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $65
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?