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Romano's Macaroni Grill

Anaheim Hlls
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8150 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92808-1112
714-637-6643
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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: Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Maybe we hit them on a bad night, but not as good as before

we used to enjoy this place occasionally with friends. we visited this week on a thursday night, not crowded. from the hostess who seated us, to the servers and kitchen staff,based on this experience, i would not return. it took way too long for each step, nothing flowed, we had to ask for... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
yostcoates
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placentia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
placentia
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

we used to enjoy this place occasionally with friends. we visited this week on a thursday night, not crowded. from the hostess who seated us, to the servers and kitchen staff,based on this experience, i would not return. it took way too long for each step, nothing flowed, we had to ask for everything, if i had been alone and... More 

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California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Romano's Macaroni Grill is one of our favorite places to eat. We seem to end up here every other time we go out. The food is wonderful and the servers are very attentive. Their loaf of bread is so good, especially when dipped in their mixture of olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette. Enjoy!

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Anaheim, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

On this Wednesday evening, restaurant was not crowded. There is ample parking that serves this restaurant and other businesses in the Anaheim Festival Center. Walking toward the restaurant entrance, an employee opened the door and greeted us. Without reservation, we were seated immediately. Our friendly server Erika and manager stopped by often at our table to see if we needed... More 

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Orange, California
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214 reviews 214 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

We've been to this location several times. It seems to be the luck of the draw whether the food is any good or not. I had their steak this time and it wasn't very good. Other times I've tried their various pasta dishes which are typically a little more consistent. They have an honor system with the wine which is... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

On a Friday after a movie we used a gift card for the nearby Macaroni Grill. At 6pm the parking lot was jammed but our wait was about 8 minutes. We were sat at a small but adequate table near the kitchen and next to what was a main server access to the kitchen. First problem, this place is really... More 

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SWOregon
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101 reviews 101 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We had a nice quiet lunch on a Friday afternoon. The variety was nice and my salad was great. Even though it's a pasta place, there were some good Paleo options. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was nice for a chain restaurant.

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Anaheim, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

After shopping, visited Macaroni Grill for the 1st time in quite a long time. I was happy to see my favorite, the Parmesan Crusted Sole with the sun dried tomato orzo side still on the menu because it is delicious & plentiful. Mom ordered Eggplant Parmigiana, the initial order came out black/burnt all the way around, which our waiter, Trevor... More 

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Yorba Linda, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We used to enjoy frequent romantic dinners at Romano's Macroni Grill in Anaheim Hills. Not so much these days. Over the last two or three years their menu has been up and down, so once we find a favorite, we cannot expect to see it again. Additionally the service has gone downhill since they started dressing the wait staff in... More 

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San Francisco
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27 reviews 27 reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We were staying at the Residence Inn across the street in Yorba Linda/Anaheim Hills. This Macaroni Grill was almost literally in the same parking lot as the Hotel. Great location. We went for lunch and the service and the food was great. Very nicely decorated and comfortable. Not crowed at the time we went and really enjoyed it!

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

we had our dinner, the corner we were seated was so dimly lit, could hardly read the menu. It took them a while to bring the bread & olive oil, that too was cold. For appetizer we had ordered Bruchetta, fried zucini, not so good, fried zucini seemed like was fried in stale oil, some pieces were still limpy, dripping... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8150 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92808-1112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim>  > Anaheim Hlls
  • Neighborhood: Anaheim Hlls
  • Phone Number: 714-637-6643

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?