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165 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3544
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New Jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 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 Manasquan for four generations, so I want to make sure people pick the right places... More 

Thank beachgirl5559
Long Branch, New Jersey
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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
Toms River, New Jersey
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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
Long Branch, New Jersey
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 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 The prices are higher the wait staff has been replaced by a new crew but the pizza, pasta and chicken dishes still taste good. When the food starts to taste different Im going elsewhere. My only beef... More 

Thank UDbill
Ocracoke, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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
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418 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
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 while although they changed owners several years ago. In here a lot I enjoy this... More 

Thank ROB A
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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 eggplant rollentini appy! Chianti for me and beer for him! Excellent meal! $97.00 including tip... More 

Thank elisabeth_nj
Clifton, NJ
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Wonderful Italian restaurant. plenty of food and lots of atmosphere. Went in the first afternoon we arrived and enjoyed Happy Hour with local patrons. Returned that evening and had an enjoyable dinner.

Thank Linda F
Lakewood, New Jersey
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89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We hadn't been here for awhile, so we stopped here for lunch and ordered the medium pizza (just 2 of us)> It is as delicious as always, but very small. My wife ate 3 pieces and I had 5, unusual for both of us. AND, we ate the crust too. Actually I could have eaten the whole pizza. I think... More 

Thank willm1
Punta Gorda, Florida
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Went there for lunch today and 3 "specials" were offered. They would NOT allow order off regular menu. The prices are OUTrageous. New owner, Mario, who bought business a few years ago from long established and popular "Maria" was totally inflexible and unapproachable. Small bowl of soup was $6.00. Other "specials" which could not be ordered this date were ALL... More 

Thank Su M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3544
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manasquan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?