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Due Mari or Daryl Wine Bar for birthday dinner?

Pink Pepper Jun 13, 2010 12:24 AM

We will be 3 couples celebrating two birthdays and they left it up to me. I was all set to finally try Daryl and then I heard about Due Mari. Other friends were there 2 weeks ago and loved their meal and dessert.
So now I'm torn and I turn to you.

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Daryl Wine Bar & Restaurant
302 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Due Mari
78-80 Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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  1. JustJake RE: Pink Pepper Jun 13, 2010 02:40 PM

    the ultimate in cognitive dissonance. You can't go wrong as to chosing either. Both are wonderful with a slight nod towards Due Marie, which is just a personal preference (for me) and oh so close as to winning out over Daryl's.

    Let us know how your evening works out.

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      StantonChef RE: Pink Pepper Jun 13, 2010 05:39 PM

      I'm a little impartial to Due Mare since David Drake left Daryl's. Miss his presence

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        Pink Pepper RE: StantonChef Jun 13, 2010 09:38 PM

        Thank you both! After hearing my friend rave about her dinner, I was kind of leaning that way. I'll call them tomorrow and make my reservation.

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          Nursemegg RE: Pink Pepper Jun 17, 2010 11:41 AM

          no question, Due Mare. You might want to start off at Daryl's for a glass of wine then wander down to Due Mare for dinner. That way you get to experience both.

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            bgut1 RE: Nursemegg Jun 17, 2010 11:47 AM

            A nice walk between the two but still very doable on a pleasant evening.

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