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Maria's Italian Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge - CLOSED

165 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3544
+1 732-223-2033
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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“bread” (6 reviews)
“descent” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
165 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3544
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

We'd been going there for 15 years. While Maria's the food was great and always consistent. Since the new owner took over salads became all a cart, the bread it nasty and their cuts of veal are so grainy and tough it's a shame to...More

Thank gmh4642
Reviewed July 14, 2018

It was a pretty good place to get good food. There is so much competition in the area regarding Italian food, you have to be really good to have a chance to survive.

Thank chazzster
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

I've only been a few times, but each time is never a disappointment! Their pasta dishes are delicious!

Thank xoxokristineee
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Although the restaurant’s ambiance is rather unremarkable, the service is very good and they are very pleasant. The food by no means is Gucci, lol, but is just very good traditional Italian family style food. It is not fancy, but delicious and filling! Would recommend...More

Thank DCFireMedic
Reviewed September 6, 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 August 20, 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 June 24, 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 April 9, 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 April 5, 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 February 3, 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
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Restaurant Details

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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3544
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manasquan
  • Phone Number: +1 732-223-2033
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