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1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
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Ranked #6 of 433 Restaurants in Amarillo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: I-40 and Georgia (NW corner)
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.
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Our visit tonight was really ruined by an inattentive waiter. His aloofness required that I ask the manager for a different server. This place is usually great, but not tonight.

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Amarillo, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A touch of Tuscany greets you at this quaint restaurant. My first time to visit did not disappoint me. I had the steak medallions. They were prepared just right and the atmosphere and wait staff was top notch. I did not have a reservation but did go at 5:30 before the rush hour. Will certainly eat here again.

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Amarillo, Texas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

From the moment you walk in, you'll feel like your not in a cowtown anymore. The place is dripping with personality that helps you feel like you've been transported to a Tuscan village. The food is excellent, with a variety of wonderful dishes, and the service is top notch. I'm no food snob, but this is definitely not chain italian... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Macaroni Joes is a special place. Reservations are needed if you want a table. We ate in the bar where there was limited seating. My Mod Chicken was very flavorful and fresh. Not only did the meal taste good, dinner portions are ample. My only complaint is the veggies where not as warm as the meal. My wife had an... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A romantic place to eat and enjoy with your friends or to have a party there (Christmas party or a rehearsal dinner is great)! The food is always wonderful. The bass meal is one of my favorites! The selection of wines is definitely something you want to try! If you want to experience a good meal and drinks and you... More 

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491 restaurant reviews
369 helpful votes 369 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went out for a date night on Halloween, had a early reservation and the staff was ready for us, we were seated on time. Our server Aaron gave us excellent service and also made some very good recommendations. We started with a glass of Red Wine and took our time with the menu. I then had the House Salad, Steak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had steaks, even though it's called Macaroni Joes. Easily one of the best steaks I've ever had. Chris was attentive and fun. Decor is cute but the hard surfaces case it to be a little noisy.

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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Excellent food here. A romantic atmosphere if you ask to be seated in a quiet area. Great wine selection. They have been around many years, and have not lost their appeal or quality. Try the mob quest!

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Wichita Falls, TX
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I used to dread the first part of the drive to New Mexico. Was heading for a chain restaurant next to I-40 when we saw this place. What a delightful surprise. The dining room is decorated as the town square of an Italian village. My companions had large vodka martinis, Ahi salad and salmon salad. I had beer and green... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had dinner for 10 and this place is great place to kick back and enjoy some wine with friends or a romantic get away. I had the Osso Buco pork shank with mashed potatoes and carrots. It was fantastic with a wonderful rich, rustic sauce. Combined with a great Cab and I found my self eating the whole thing... More 

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Additional Information about Macaroni Joes

Address: 1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
Phone Number: 8063588990
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Wine Bar

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