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San Marzano Trattoria

31 E Main St, In Hall of Records parking lot, Freehold, NJ 07728-2286
+1 732-845-5440
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (39 reviews)
“pizza” (48 reviews)
“chicken” (24 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
31 E Main St, In Hall of Records parking lot, Freehold, NJ 07728-2286
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They had me at the bread! Decided to try this place for a date night. Wow! Truly authentic Italian food. Starting with the burrata caprese which was excellent, we had stuffed rigatoni Bolognese and pork osso buco. Both were very tasty and reasonably priced. And...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 4 days ago

This unassuming looking place has surprisingly delicious American Italian dishes. The pizza was fantastic and so were the clams! Our server was very attentive and extremely polite. I highly recommend this BYOB, just don't expect a romantic setting. It's all about the food and staff!

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great great bread. Very good red sauce. Large portions. Sunday not crowded. Different servers every time.good for groups with young kids.

Thank dschertz1644
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The service and pizza was excellent. They raised there prices on there entrees which are average at best. There grandma sauce and meatballs was a major disappointment. They stopped offering a house salad with there entrees which is ridiculous. The owners think this food is...More

Thank kkerr1017
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Getting together with friends and had a good time. Always look forward to their great Italian sesame bread, yum. We tried the octopus and it was great, but a word of caution: we thought we ordered grilled octopus, but were given the octopus arabiatta, (spicy)....More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

It is hard to write this review as we have absolutely loved this restaurant for the past several months. The food quality and service is still excellent, but upon our visit tonite we learned they have done away with their price fixe menu - they...More

Thank lovetoread4
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

San Marzano is off the main road, but worth going to. The eggplant was great with plenty for another meal. We also loved the bread and asked to take the leftovers home, instead the waitress gave us a fresh loaf as she said there were...More

Thank TravellingRings
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This visit was not as good as the last time two years ago. Certain items were excellent, but others were disappointing. Overall, the flavors were decent, but my mom’s seafood risotto was a huge disappointment— the shrimp were extremely rubbery — it turns out that...More

Thank heather j
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoy going to San Marzano. The staff is great and the food is delicious. My husband especially loves the Sunday gravy meal with meatballs and sausage. The bread is delicious and at times they give you a loaf to take home.

Thank jjts52
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Great Italian bread but everything else is mediocre. The food is average. The restaurant is located close to the music that plays Thursdays & Saturdays in town. The staff if very good.

Thank Jerry G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 E Main St, In Hall of Records parking lot, Freehold, NJ 07728-2286
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: +1 732-845-5440
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Home of the Antnis Italian Donut!! Brick oven bread baked fresh daily. Catering for all occasions, Family Style, Buffet and Ala Carte private parties Have your next fundraiser at San Marzano. BYOB
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