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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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26641 Aliso Creek Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-2883
949-425-0180
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very nice restaurant

I eat in Macaroni Grill since 1996, still the same but I think people used to come here more in the past. I think they need to reboot alot of things here, not saying that food is not tasty though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Salah A
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I eat in Macaroni Grill since 1996, still the same but I think people used to come here more in the past. I think they need to reboot alot of things here, not saying that food is not tasty though.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We frequently eat at Romano's Macaroni Grill in Aliso Viejo because it is open all afternoon, and the quality, cleanliness, and service are reliably very good. We also like the simple decor and atmosphere. Their signature rosemary bread loaf is quite delicious, and we always look forward to seeing how a new wait person writes his or her name upside... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Our server was one of the best. He was very attentive, knowledgable, and patient. The greeters were friendly and made you feel welcomed. The facility is very clean and a little off the beaten path. The well landscaped grounds are like being in a park Two excellent food items were the complementary bread and the Chicken Florentine Salad. However, we... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stopped for a family dinner at the Macaroni Grill here in Aliso Viejo. This place is similar to the one near our home in NJ. When you are seat and ordered, the fresh bread arrives hot from the oven and with a coating of butter and oil. It is always a great way to start a meal. The bread... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I Placed a "to go order" and it was ready in timely manner. The gentlemen who took my order was very efficient and extremely knowledgeable about all menu items. I was very pleased that they packed all of my to go order in a neat manner, offered me bread & all the fixings to go. Great location and awesome service.

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Orange, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food and service were good, and the singer was sweet...but as we entered, there was a peculiar sewer smell around the back of the parking lot...inside was fine until the end of our dessert when that horrible odor wafted overwhelming around our table near the kitchen...spoiled our evening and we had to hurry to leave.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Sometimes you should pay closer attention to your instincts. I have dined(?) at this restaurant on a number of occasions because it was a quick in and out close to our children's home. The food, rather pedestrian, but how far wrong can you go with pasta? Boil water for a few moments, strain it and pour some already prepared sauce... More 

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Lake Forest, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Our server was friendly and polite, and the food was delicious! Macaroni Grill always has the best eggplant parmesan. And it's always fun to draw on the place mats!

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Orange County, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Our family ate here after an Easter service at church. I was expecting a long wait but instead, it was completely dead inside. Maybe six tables were in use. Wow. That was shocking. The menu has changed and it's probably a good thing because I was never impressed with their original menu. By that I mean, I'm a very good... More 

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aliso viejo, california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My sister and I had lunch at Romano's Macroni Grill on Labor Day, Monday, September 2nd. The service was excellent and our lunches were delicious. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in the area. The prices were reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26641 Aliso Creek Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-2883
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: 949-425-0180

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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