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About Due Mari
Due Mari is an authentic modern Italian restaurant featuring cuisine from award winning Chef & Owner Michael White. Due Mari presents an atmosphere of comfort, while providing outstanding food, a wide variety of wines to pair, and service that is passionate, attentive, and knowledgeable. With hand-crafted pasta, and fresh and seasonal ingredients, Due Mari takes pride in offering a true fine dining experience in a comfortable casual setting.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday - 11:30 am to 2:45 pm
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday - 3:00 pm to 9 pm
Dinner: Thursday - Friday - 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Dinner: Saturday - 3:00 pm to 10:30 pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking deck available on Church Street and at the Hyatt Hotel on Neilsen St.
New Jersey transit - Train (NE Corridor) and bus
Chef Owner: Michael White & Executive Chef: Bill Dorrler
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Due Mari Ratings and Reviews
This is my favorite restaurant in New Brunswick. It is on the pricey side, but worth it if you want something special. Nice choice of Cocktails to choose from. The tuna appetizer with fresh acorn squash was light and good. I highly recommend their homemade gnocchi- they melt in your mouth. The branzino (fish) complimented with acorn purée and finely chopped fresh vegetables was the perfect size plate. The desserts and fresh coffee were a perfect ending to a date night experience. The service was spot on - my water glass was always full. Enjoy! I can’t wait fo go back again.
They do nice a job. It’s a upscale Manhattan feel in New Brunswick restaurant . Circle bar. The bartenders are ok, old fashions are half a glass with a rock ice cube but 17 bucks which is completely over priced. The fish are fresh food production is quick. Service is usually on point but not during college break ( you can tell people are away). They get 8 bucks for still which again slightly high for that water. 4-6 should be.
Two people with alcohol will be around 150-200.00. If you do prefix same thing. Only way you win if no dessert. we will
Continue to come back because the branzino is on point and the place is two miles away for us.
Still at the top of the New Bruswick dining scene. Had excellent lamb chops. Service was not up to Due Mari’s high standards. We had to request bread which is normally offered without asking. Staff seemed a little overwhelmed depsite the fact that it was a slow night. Due Mare is too good a place to not have top-notch service.
There were very long pauses between getting seated and ordering a drink (one wine, two sodas), getting drinks served, getting the meal served and getting dessert. The food was good, but it was over priced. We had eaten in NYC the week before and paid the equivalent for the meal, but in NYC all three of us had appetizers and multiple drinks.
I planned to propose to my girlfriend and spoke with their event coordinator/staff who were very pleasant! All the requested accommodations went according to plan, and I felt at ease knowing I had their support. Only thing was, they lost my leftovers at the end! But we stayed a few minutes and they re-made the whole dish for me to take home -- wow! Great ambiance, excellent service, just a bit pricey.
I had ordered flowers for my wife's birthday and they had placed them on our table along with glasses for Prosecco - perfect. The service was great without being over-attentive or intrusive. The food was delicious - their tagliatelle bolognese is really excellent! We go here for date nights and Birthday's - it's an hour drive for us but totally worth it.
We like Michael White restaurants, especially the Italian ones. Due Mari is nice for a pre-theater meal. The staff is attentive .My husband had the 4 course prix fixe - romana salad, gnocci, brodetto and sorbet, which he loved. I had a poached pear salad which was dressed nicely, and my main was halibut, made gluten free for me - very good.
We use to love this restaurant. We went on a Sunday. On Sundays, drinks at the bar are half-price. We decided to have a glass of Prosecco. It should have been $6.00 a glass. When our bill arrived we noticed we were charged $12.00 a glass. We ordered a bottle of wine which arrived after we had finished our appetizers. Unacceptable. My gnocchi, although very good, arrived lukewarm. My entrée, Brodetto, which is a fish stew, had cold fish. They came and poured hot broth over it but it didn't help very much. I think a restaurant of this caliber should be serving hot food. At least heat the plates. We will not return, which is disappointing.
Continues to offer excellent food.
Disappointed that at 6:30 PM, the pasta I chose was no longer available.
After the first course, they set up a table behind me that was so close that multiple servers and guests bumped into me.
Despite the shortcomings we enjoyed our meal.
We were seated at a private table with access to windows which allowed us to watch people passing by. The service was fine and our meal nicely presented. Our only complaint was that we were asked multiple times if this was a special occasion and each time, we answered yes,so we presumed they would acknowledge it, however, that did not happen. Disappointing end .
The experience was marred when our server dropped my date’s entree next to her seat, which stained her pocketbook. The manager was very apologetic, and I expected some accommodation on the bill, but that did not happen. Otherwise, our food was fine and I will go back.
Just love this place. The food is never anything short of delicious, no matter what we order, whether it is seafood or pasta or veal, etc. Only complaint is it can be loud from time to time...we were in the lounge area once and there was a singer which didn't seem necessary. Literally the only bad thing I can say. The food is on point every single time. Will keep coming back each time I'm in the area. Wish I lived closer!
I like this place. This is out third time there.
Maybe I have forgotten about the past two visits, but the menu seemed a bit limited this time. Not sure way.
The food is always good and the service is excellent (we had a special request for two extra chairs for friends that just dropped in for a drink) and they were able to accomodate us easily.
Wine list is good (not outstanding if you're a wine person) with some different selections. We ordered a pinot bianco (which is not common) and it was very good.
I would go back and recommend, as well.
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