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Maria's Italian Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge

165 Main Street, Manasquan, NJ 08736
+1 732-223-2033
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
165 Main Street, Manasquan, NJ 08736
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great food and beverage at reasonable price, Amazing staff, presents great food and pleasant manner. I am and will continue to be a repeat customer.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This restaurant is great for Italian. It has some mileage on it and could use a makeover considering the competition in the area. The waitresses are friendly. Food is fresh and tasty, but the chef could lighten up on the grease. Dined with a party...More

Thank Chris_L_USA
Reviewed 25 June 2017

When you see: Boccancino, Braciole and Giambotta on the menu; you know you have entered an "Old World Italian" restaurant. The pizza and pasta dishes are top notch. Lunch is a bargain, many of the entrees are under $10. I have been going here for...More

Thank JFK49
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If your coming down for a week or two over the summer, and you need a place to bring your family for a nice dinner, this is the spot. The food is basically normal Italian food, from seafood to pasta. We have been residents of...More

Thank beachgirl5559
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Calamari is always tough or chewy, right? Not any more. Maria's calamari in light tomato sauce was melt in your mouth tender and absolutely delicious, this was the first time I ordered it but won't be the last.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 3 February 2017

the italian food is very good and consistant. the service was good and the prices are fair and the wine klst is acceptable

Thank william Z
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have eaten here so many times over the years. I still go back because their food still tastes the same to me. The prices are higher the wait staff has been replaced by a new crew but the pizza, pasta and chicken dishes still...More

Thank UDbill
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Tried Maria's for the first time and really enjoyed my dinner. The server knew the entire menu in detail and made very helpful suggestions . I will definitely return again.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here last night for pizza. Service was good as was the pizza. Prices were very reasonable and the size of the portions were good also as we saw other people getting their dinners. This restaurant has been here for a...More

Thank ROB A
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here since the new owner took over! Just as great!!!!!! Always incredible food and atmosphere! I had the cheese lasagna (u can get with meat too) and hubs had the linguini with white clam sauce! Also had clams appy and he had the...More

Thank elisabeth_nj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main Street, Manasquan, NJ 08736
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manasquan
  • Phone Number: +1 732-223-2033
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