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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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178 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401-3042
410-573-1717
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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

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Macaroni Grille- more of a restaurant

The best Italian food I have had in a very long time. The name sort of put my expectations off. But it all changed when going thru the door. Surprise yourself and go.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Bowie, Maryland
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166 reviews 166 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I've honestly contemplated never eating out again from this one horrible experience. We've been here several times and never had an issue. I use to love their lasagna, but after this...I may not ever eat lasagna again. This experience really left a bad taste in my mouth, literally. This particular visit was just horrible all the way around. The hostess... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The best Italian food I have had in a very long time. The name sort of put my expectations off. But it all changed when going thru the door. Surprise yourself and go.

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Davidsonville, Maryland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is one of our regular places for dinner, and we are happy return customers. The food is great, and the service has always been good. I like saucy well-seasoned dishes, and the shrimp portofino is one of my favorites. My wife loves their mushroom ravioli. We have tried many of their other menu items and have enjoyed most of... More 

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This place was one of my favorite places to eat while in Annapolis and over the years this place has slipped to my least favorite place. They have changed the menu over time and eliminated the better dishes. The service has slipped at this place as well. I miss the old Romano's but have found the Cheesecake Factory nearby.

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Went with my wife and three little kids. The server was very polite and very accommodating for my kids. We ordered their food first and it came out quick. I ordered the mushroom ravioli and loved it. My wife had the Marsala and it was way too garlicky which is why I have them a 4.5 instead of a 5.

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Washington, D.C.
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I had heard a lot about this place, in particular this chain for it's Italian food. To be honest, nothing to brag about ... it's just an average meal. If you want Italian, look somewhere else, however, if you just want a meal, it's just ok!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We have been going here for years. Food is consistently good. They have the best Chicken Marsala in town or out of this town. They now bring water bottles to the table which is a very nice convenience. Overall good atmosphere and good. Service is usually good too.

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Went on a Friday for an early dinner. It was just me so I sat at the bar. I had a menu in 30 seconds, a glass of wine in 1 minute, bread in under 5 & meal was out n under 12 minutes ( sole parm). You can't beat that. Meal and wine was $19 before tip.

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Arnold, Maryland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

A very nice experience in all ways from the greeting to the food and the service. I recently discovered I was having a reaction to eating wheat products. So, I asked if they had a gluten free menu and they do. It has four pages of options and selections and I discovered they had a gluten free pasta so I... More 

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Dunkirk, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This visit today was the first time my husband and I had ever eaten here. The appetizers were good. When we received our main course it went down hill from there. My husband ordered chicken marsala and it was the worst he had ever had. He could not even eat it, very bad taste. I had scrimp and pasta dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 178 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401-3042
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410-573-1717

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?