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Due Marie, New Brunswick

irvingk Jun 2, 2012 03:22 PM

Want to go there for a special birthday. Haven't seen anything on Chowhound about it. Please give me some information about the restaurant and food and noise level. Thanks in advance.

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    scarlet knight RE: irvingk Jun 2, 2012 11:49 PM

    Ate there in March and April. Enjoyed it very much, The tables are spread far apart, so no noise issue. The food is very good. The wine list is exceptional. Talk to the sommelier and you will experience different wines, obviously strong on Italian wine.

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      chuck98 RE: scarlet knight Jun 3, 2012 04:15 PM

      I'll second that regarding the food. It's been very good overall and a couple of things have been exceptional. The only negative was an obviously new waiter who screwed up the order a couple of times. No big deal, though, it was clearly a rookie mistake and not systemic.

    2. JoanN RE: irvingk Jun 3, 2012 05:04 AM

      Try searching "Due Mari" and going back five years. There have been a number of discussions of it, although very little that's recent.


      1. ambrose RE: irvingk Jun 3, 2012 06:06 PM

        Irvingk, there are a LOT of reviews on other food/restaurant web sites. Do a Google search and the second and third citations will give you a bunch.

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          eatinman RE: irvingk Jun 6, 2012 03:24 PM

          Have been there a few times in the past few months...

          all I can say is
          not cheap, but a good value for your buck$

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            Tiamat RE: irvingk Jun 6, 2012 05:47 PM

            I wholeheartedly agree with all of the positive reviews. Their spaghetti with half a (small) lobster is fantastic. Pasta is made fresh in house and cooked properly.

            For anyone who who want to visit on a budget, they have half-price bar thin-crust pizzas during happy hour which are excellent (~$5.50). Two light eaters can share one for a meal, or maybe add a light appetizer in addition.

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              BigGeorge RE: Tiamat Jun 6, 2012 08:33 PM

              This is my favorite restaurant in New Brunswick. While the quality of many restaurants in New Brunswick has gone downhill over the years, Due Marie is consistently good.

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                irvingk RE: BigGeorge Jun 7, 2012 06:55 AM

                Thanks a lot for your help

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              foodieiam RE: irvingk Jun 7, 2012 12:52 PM

              I agree with all posters - this is my 'go to' restaurant in New Brunswick. It has been consistently good - the pasta dishes in particular are freshly made and original. The sommelier is very knowledgable. Decor is elegantly simple and service is always professionally friendly.

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                JustJake RE: foodieiam Jun 11, 2012 07:05 AM

                What they said. My favorite restaurant in all of New Brunswick. Noise level is something that you may have to contend with, though the ceilings are quite high in this industrialized/chic room.

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