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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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Desert Ridge
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21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-4203
+1 480-538-8755
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Phoenix, Arizona
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310 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Which is surprising, because I'm not overly fond of Italian food. What I like about this place is that they don't just have the traditional pasta & pizza. I consider the former easy to fix at home & the latter to be kids' "junk food" -- a snack rather than a meal. This place has REAL food, such as lamb... More 

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Thank nanatravels2
Las Vegas, Nevada
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend and I were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was here with reasonable prices. The ambiance was comfortable and our service was quite attentive. The pizza exceeded my expectations and the pasta and salad were well prepared and the serving sizes were quite large with leftovers to take home. A good pour of wine too. I'll go... More 

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Thank David N
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoy Macaroni Grill because they have really good food, a good environment and good service. I am not a chain fan, but when traveling Romano's Macaroni Grill is always great bet. Their consistency is excellent!

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Thank Jeremy B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Thought this would be a good place for a family group, but we were extremely disappointed by the service and food. For a Friday night, during prime dinning time, the restaurant was only half full (that should have been our first clue). When we arrived for our 6:30 reservation the table wasn't ready despite the restaurant being only half full.... More 

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1 Thank VSKOG
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you need a relax and enjoy your time, this is not the place. We were frequent customers, from this place. When you go with your family and have kids, you want to eat and have a free stressful dinner. So we just let it go pretty much the lack of service, they want to hurry and push you to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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134 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant to taste a pasta dish a friend raved about. Granted it was about 4:00-4:30 but I don't see them filling this place. Service was very good but just didn't have any atmosphere. Rosemary bread looked good but very plain and lukewarm inside. Below average Caesar salad. Pasta was good but I think I can replicate... More 

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Thank Donna H
Cottonwood, Arizona
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175 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a party of 7, on a Sunday after church. It wasn't very crowded, and the service was wonderful! Mike, was our waiter. He was super attentive and friendly. We all ordered different things, and there were NO complaints! I have to say that the Chicken Scallopini just gets better and better. Oh my, it was SO good! Our... More 

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Thank AZTravelersII
Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you want to have a quick delicious lunch then Macaroni Grill is the place to go. We pick our lunch from the Express Menu @ $7, but if you get on their email list, you get discounts like the one we used today, 2 for 1. Can't complain about the food, and today the service was excellent.

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Thank Tim M
Phoenix, Arizona
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94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I like the food at Romano's Macaroni Grill. I have eaten at several locations. Lots of selection on the menu. Casual but nice atmosphere. Consistently good.

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1 Thank Karen N
Visalia, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent meal and great service. Some of the portion sizes were huge on the meat entrees and could be shared or in our case taken home for leftovers. This was my first time to try this chain restaurant and I was pleasantly surprised.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-4203
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Desert Ridge
  • Neighbourhood: Desert Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 480-538-8755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?