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Due Mari

78 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1227
+1 732-296-1600
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“branzino” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
78 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1227
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely Food options and Wine Options. Great to see so many Gluten Free options available too ... Would definitely recommend and will return next time i get back

Thank Patrice T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Due Mari was a very nice place to have a Mother's Day brunch. Facility is attractive and staff was attentive. Delicious choices on the menu and for our grouip all raved about their appetizers and entrees. Was surprised that the normal Sunday bruch is 29$,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good service and good pasta and seafood. nice atmosphere in town compare to any other places upscale in new brunswick.

Thank jjy0910
Reviewed 7 April 2018

OK this restaurant does not compare with Michael White's NYC locations but it is far superior to other suburb Italian restaurants. We greatly enjoyed the squid ink spaghetti with clams (not many) and sausage and the baked stuffed lobster. Service and wine by the glass...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I ate here for a business meal. The service was slow but otherwise the dinner was excellent. Good high end Italian food. Quite expensive but you get what you pay for.

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We have been to Chef White's 2 NYC restaurants, to the amazing Central Park Marea, proudly distinguished by 2 Michelin stars, and Al Fiori, studded by 1 Michelin star. Being to Marea twice, and having enjoyed the food immensely, we had certain minimal expectations regarding...More

Altamarea G, General Manager at Due Mari, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for your review. We're sorry that you felt the food at Due Mari was inferior in any way to our other Altamarea Group restaurants. Each one has a certain style and focus and is overseen by our culinary team. Your comments are appreciated.

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The service at this establishment was first rate. The waitstaff was both patient and helpful. Unfortunately we found the food to be disappointing. My wife has celiac, and we made it clear from the start that she had a gluten allergy. Lo and behold when...More

1  Thank Scott G
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Don't know where to start, atmosphere is very intimate, very nice staff, these what I had for appetizer a creamy mozzarella, bell pepper coponata, roasted almonds, charred broccolini, garlic crostini, basil and for main course I was not able to finish (took home) but I...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Hands-down the best dining experience in the area, excellent service and outstanding wine list. Perfect for business dinners; dining room is set up for convivial groups. Portions are perfectly sized and we always, always have a great experience here.

Thank NineRavens
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Fantastic food - 5 stars, Average service - 3 stars - result in overall 4 stars interesting delicious cocktails, nice wine list Price fixe -4 fantastic courses for $65, very nice size portions salads/appetizers fantastic, pasta terrific, main dishes - short rib out of this...More

Thank hermsherm
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3 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
1 March 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
1 March 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • 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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