165 Main St, Manasquan, NJ

Maria's Italian Cuisine Restaurant Manasquan, NJ

"Italian Cuisine Done Right"

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                       Sunday – 12:00PM - 10:00PM

                     Monday -  11:00AM – 10:00PM

         Wednesday - Thursday -  11:00AM – 10:00PM

Friday – Saturday 11:00AM – 11:00PM

Closed on Tuesdays

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Pasta Italian dish

Friday - Sunday

12:00PM - 5:00PM


  • $2 domestic bottles

  • ½ price well drinks

  • $5 plain bar pie

Happy hour:

Catering and take-out options are available!


Hot Appetizers


Fried Calamari 10.95

Calamari Pomodoro Fresco 12.95

Sautéed Spinach 10.95

Clams Casino 8.95

Clams Oreganata 8.95

Butterfly Shrimp 13.95

Mussels Marinara 10.95

Stuffed Artichoke (In Season)  8.95

Potatoes & String Bean  8.75

Lima Beans 8.25

Eggplant Rolletini  8.95

Sautéed Shitake Mushrooms  10.95

Broccoli Rabe or Escarole & Beans  10.95

Seafood Antipasto 21.95


Cold Appetizers


Antipasto Misto 14.95

Arugula Salad  9.50

Shrimp Cocktail 11.95

Caesar Salad 10.95

Clams on the Half Shell 11.95


Boccancino - Homemade mozzarella, roasted peppers, tomatoes, olives,

onions & basil 9.95


Mozzarella Stuffed with Prosciutto 

(served with tomatoes, peppers, onions & basil) 12.50


Pasta Specials


Fettuccini a La "Maria" 16.95

Egg Noodles Mixed In a Light Tomato Sauce with Grated Parmesan &

Mozzarella Cheeses. Baked Then Garnished with Black Olives


Fusiuli & Peas 14.95

Cork Screw Shaped Pasta with Peas, Onions, Diced Prosciutto & Plum Tomatoes


Tortellini Verde 14.95

Spinach Tortellini Stuffed with Gorgonzola Cheese Prepared in a Light Pink Sauce


Cavetelli & Broccoli 14.95

Cavetelli Sautéed in Oil, Garlic, Broccoli, and Grated Cheese


Cannelloni 16.95

Homemade Crepe Stuffed with Chopped Veal, Beef, Pork, Parsley, Grated Cheese,

Spinach and a Touch of Ricotta. Baked in a Marinara Sauce & Topped with Mozzarella


Rigatoni Vodka Sauce 14.95

Angel Hair 14.95

With Shitake Mushrooms (White or Red Sauce)


Farfalle & Sundried Tomatoes 16.95

Bowtie Pasta with a Touch of Butter, Wine, Diced Tomatoes, Basil, and Garlic


Chicken Specials 


Chicken Mediterranean 19.95

Chicken Breast Lightly Dusted in Flour, Sautéed in Oil, Garlic, Onions & Fresh Mushrooms


Pollo Fabiolo Chicken Breast 19.95

Dusted in Flour Dipped in Egg, Stuffed with a Thin Layer of Prosciutto & Provolone,

Sautéed in Butter and Served with Fresh Broccoli


Pollo Al Forno Chicken 19.95

On the Bone, Baked with Potatoes, Peas, Onions, Oil & Garlic


Chicken Florentine 19.95

Chicken Sautéed in Butter Wine & Mushrooms Served Over a Bed of Spinach


Vegetable Specials


Eggplant Parmigiana 13.95


Eggplant Rolletini 15.95

Eggplant Stuffed with Ricotta and Baked In Marinara Sauce with Mozzarella Melted on Top


Veal & Beef Specials


Veal Rollettini 25.95

Veal Medallions, Stuffed with Prosciutto & Provolone Cheese, Rolled and Prepared in a Plum Tomato Sauce


Veal Florentine 22.95

Veal sauteed in Butter, Wine, and Mushrooms Served over a Bed of Spinach


Veal Saltimbocca 25.95

Veal Medallions Layered with Prosciutto & Mozzarella Prepared in a Plum Tomato

Sauce with Fresh Mushrooms


Veal Toscano 25.95

Veal Medallions Prepared in a Light Tomato Sauce with Peas and Diced Prosciutto


Veal Siciliano 25.95

Veal Medallions Sautéed in Oil, Garlic, Oregano, Artichokes, and Grated Cheese


Braciole 18.95

Large Pieces of London Broil, Stuffed with Chopped Veal, Beef,

Pork, Hardboiled Egg, Parsley,

Provolone, & Grated Cheese. Browned in Oil and Simmered in Tomato Sauce


Veal Carcioffo 25.95

Veal Stuffed with Artichokes and Prosciutto, Topped with Mozzarella and Sautéed

in a White Wine and Butter Sauce



Seafood Specials


Shrimp Portofino 19.50

Shrimp Sautéed in Butter, a Touch of Onion and Topped with a Sherry Cream Sauce


Shrimp Fra Diavlo 22.95

Shrimp and Clams, Prepared in a Spicy Plum Tomato Sauce Spiced

to Taste & Served Over linguini


Broiled Scallops 20.95

Fresh Scallops Broiled In Butter, Wine & Lemon


Scrod Francaise 18.95

Scrod Lightly Dusted in Flour, Dipped In Egg Then Sautéed 'M Butter Wine & Lemon


Shrimp Scampi 19.50


Shrimp Francaise 19.50








                                                      Children's Menu*

                                               Children 12 or under


                                                          Chicken Fingers 8.95

                                                     Ravioli with Meatball 8.95

                                                            French Fries 4.50

                                            Children's Pasta with Meatball 8.95

                                                      Mozzarella Sticks 6.50

    Prices are subject to change. Menu in the restaurant will always determine any price differences.

Individual 9.00                     Medium 12.95                 Large 13.95

Extra Topping 1.50 ea          Extra Topping 1.95 ea       Extra Topping  1.95 ea