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Macaroni Joes

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Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Wine Bar
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1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102 (I-40 and Georgia (NW corner))
8063588990
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Macaroni Joe's is a locally owned and operated establishment and has been...
Macaroni Joe's is a locally owned and operated establishment and has been serving its customers since 1999. Come enjoy the finest dining that Amarillo has to offer. We specialize in world fusion with an emphasis on Italian Steaks and Seafood. We have a Wine Spectator award wining wine list, with over 400 selections from around the world. We are proud to offer the most well rounded wine program in all of West Texas. We are the only restaurant in the region to provide a House Sommelier to assist you with your wine selection. We are Amarillo's Premier Dining Destination.
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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Favorite place to eat

Absolutely love eating here. Best place to take my wife for a date. Some of the best seafood I have ever had...make sure you make reservations though or you may have to wait.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
bubbabritt
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Absolutely love eating here. Best place to take my wife for a date. Some of the best seafood I have ever had...make sure you make reservations though or you may have to wait.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

First I will say the ambiance in the dining room is very nice, the service was very good. The food however needs some real improvement. This was our first time here, visiting from out of town for graduation of my son. The salad I'd ordered had sliced olives the kind you'd find on pizza toppings, although good I prefer the... More 

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Childress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I love this place! It's a little pricey, but everything from the cocktails to the dessert (and everything in between) is wonderful! It's perfect for a special occasion or when you just want to take a little extra time to go somewhere quiet that will make any occasion seem special.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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101 reviews 101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband overlooked this place on Tripadvisor b/c the name reminded him of some chain spaghetti joint. I took the time to dig into the reviews and we went ahead and booked a reservation for dinner. It was lovely - great ambiance, service was prompt and not overbearing, the meal delicious. The mega queso (again a misnomer. This was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Anniversary made amazing! Go see Matt and he will make your visit relational and memorable. The food the wine and the dessert were breathtaking. The service is exquisite! Just communicate what you like and Matt will do the rest..

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Buchanan, Michigan
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102 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The outside of the restaurant was nothing special but the inside was decorated as an Italian street with wood doors, awnings, and other interesting features. Aaron, our server, was top notch...very attentive and laughed at my silly comments. My wife could not finish her Lasagna but enjoyed it. My spicy chicken spaghetti in a cream sauce was good to the... More 

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Amarillo, Texas, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very good food with attentive service. Very comfortable and romantic. Great location for travelers right on Interstate 40.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Our service and food was spectacular!!!!! Our waiter Mario is the bomb.com!!! Thank you mac Joes you never disappoint!

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Amarillo, TX
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although Macaroni Joe's is rather pricey, it is a lovely place for a special dinner. Do not miss the Mob Queso as an appetizer. It is absolutely divine! I have never had a bad meal there - everything is truly superb.

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Amarillo, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The atmosphere is romantic for couples. Very Italian looking inside The duck is sensational. Rather pricey menu. Don't go on holidays as they have an extremely limited menu then and can't get the usual items that are so much better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
    (I-40 and Georgia (NW corner))
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: 8063588990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Macaroni Joe's is a locally owned and operated establishment and has been serving its customers since 1999. Come enjoy the finest dining that Amarillo has to offer. We specialize in world fusion with an emphasis on Italian Steaks and Seafood. We have a Wine Spectator award wining wine list, with over 400 selections from around the world. We are proud to offer the most well rounded wine program in all of West Texas. We are the only restaurant in the region to provide a House Sommelier to assist you with your wine selection. We are Amarillo's Premier Dining Destination.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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