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Lubrano's Trattoria

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2445 Highway 34, Manasquan, NJ 08736-1807
+1 732-292-0050
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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falls church, United States
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are light eaters and here visiting family but dining alone. We wanted take out because the restaurant is great but loud. We order the Penne shrimp and house salad. one order of each and it fed two people plus a third the next day. There food is very good and my wife is a culinary diva so it has... More 

Thank Joseph V
Manasquan, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lubrano's serves consistently delicious Italian food in a warm, relaxed, casual environment. Although they do not have a liquor license, they have a permit to allow bring your own and there is a large wine and liquor store right next door. You can easily place your order and run next door for the wine to go with the meal. Some... More 

Thank John K
Manasquan, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try the Chicken Mirtilli and you'll never read the menu again. Sometimes a wait to get in, but it's well worth it. Friendliest wait staff. The home baked bread dipped in olive oil and spices could be a dinner all by itself.

Thank keovino
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think you normally find a restaurant of this quality in a strip mall located at the Jersey shore but here it is, Lubrano's! You have to try it to believe it. The food is incredible with large portions. It's a BYOB and there's a wine shop next door, WHAT! The desert's are unbelievably delicious. You can get lost... More 

Thank Pilsner22
Wayne, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Sunday night around 8pm. The place was packed. Sat down quickly as we were next on line. My wife and I ordered soup. She had the escarole and bean and I had the stracciatella soup. Both were excellent. I next had a shrimp dish that was very good. Shrimp were tasty and fresh. My wife had... More 

Thank 137Mike
Brick, New Jersey
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Their food is prepared especially for you. It may take a while before you are served your order, but it's sooooo worth it!!! I ordered a pasta dish off the menu and they made it. I highly recommend Lubrano's. Their pizza is wonderful too!

Thank ckiesnowski
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Calamari Appetizer. It was very tasty. I ordered Shrimp Scampi Risolto. I have never seen that Dish offered elsewhere. My Wife ordered Eggplant Rolotini. It was good, but, certainly no better that other Restaurants. The Bread and Dipping Oil served was good. Overall, it was good, but, other than the Shrimp Scampi Risotto, I'm not able to... More 

Thank 353jay
Marlboro, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Gone are the days where we had to venture into NYC to find not only good italian but really top notch REAL italian food. Under the recommendation of a co worker we tried Lubrano's for the first time. Being that it's in a strip center we weren't so sure as to what to expect but we were pleasantly blown away... More 

Thank fkroll101
Toms River, New Jersey
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Came here for the first time to celebrate a relative's birthday. Thank goodness we were able to make a reservation since we had 7 people. Otherwise less than 6 you can not. Very extremely busy restaurant. I would suggest on a Saturday night to go early before 5:30. Food and service were excellent. Calamari tasty. Rosemary bread placed on the... More 

Thank Shoreluver
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I would give the restaurant 5 stars but when you have reservations and you have to wait a half hour after the time the reservation was for, well that is not good. The food was very good, in particular loved the appetizer of calamari. The bread and salad was good as well. The main meal eggplant was a very large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 2445 Highway 34, Manasquan, NJ 08736-1807
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manasquan
  • Phone Number: +1 732-292-0050

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Brick, New Jersey
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?