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78 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1227 (Neilson St.)
+1 732-296-1600
Today
11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Burlington, New Jersey
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing!!! Years ago this location was a Pizza Hut! What a transformation! The ambience great, the wait staff wonderful, the food delicious, and the deserts amazing!!! Not to leave out the cocktails, they too were very good... Great place for date night, business, get-together or just hang out at the bar... Dont miss this spot in New Burnswick!

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Thank alendab2016
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Due Mari, located in New Brunswick, NJ, on New Year's Eve, and were impressed by a nice, spacious-enough rooms with a modern decor. Due Mari is part of the Altamarea Group which is owned by partners Ahmass Fakahany and Chef Michael White and is comprised of 15 Manhattan restaurants. We were pleasantly surprised by a small group of... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

we came here for dinner and drinks and were very impressed. Both the service and food was fabulous. The bar is fun and lively and service was great.

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Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch with co-workers. The butternut squash soup was delicious and our entree salads were also well prepared. Service was excellent. Look forward to a return visit.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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142 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I took a co-worker here for lunch today. We chose to avail ourselves of the (very reasonable pricing) option of cup of soup and half-pasta combination. Today's soup was a sumptuous butternut squash soup. We both loved it. It was also beautiful to look at. The focaccia bread they serve is wonderful. My pasta was a gnocchi which I enjoyed.... More 

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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196 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable evening with family dining on good food with good friendly service and varied dishes with a contemporary sophisticated Italian flair. Definitely a place for that special evening.

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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Dined here for a special occasion, service was impeccable, food was a delight and the atmosphere tide it all up for one perfect evening. Ps: bought the pumpkin pie and although a bit pricey it was well worth it.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The meals are good, i.e. not bad. It's italian cuisine, but nothing spectacular. The restaurant is quiet, good for business meetings. And the setting is nice, white tablecloth and windows all over the place.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

My partner and I attended lunch on Sunday November 27. The design and layout are spacious and elegant---high sceilings, tall mirrors, booths in trellices boxes, sweeping windows. My friend ordered a series of sides wich are very economical---eggs, bacon and delightfully fried potatoes n cheese which were extremely light and flavorful. I had the Seafood Frittata, which was spicy and... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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149 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a very high end italian seafood restaurant. The food was absolutely fabulous, although I thought the portion size of my Branzino (sea bass) was a bit on the meager side. Lots of creative dishes with something to satisfy every taste, Even my nephew who eschews anything served on the bone was happy. Service was another story. The wait... More 

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

Good Morning, I wanted to thank you for taking time to write a review. I am sorry that service wasn't up to par. We do have intensive training program for new hire and on-going training program for seasoned staff. I apologize that coffee took that long to make it to the table. Any feedback helps us get better. Please contact... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$65
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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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