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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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7245 E Gold Dust Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85258-1022
480-596-6676
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, but carbos

Typical fast casual experience. Food is good, but hard to move around the menu if you want less than 1200 calories, but if you want consistent pasta dishes, it will be as expected.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
billh85
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chicago
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Haven't been to one of these in quite some time. The food was OK. A bit carb heavy and more cream than tomato sauces, but OK and what you would expect. The bar was silly out of touch. Beer-no local or craft beers other than Sam Adams. In 2015? Many cutesy bar drinks like trying to be trendy 20 years... More 

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Walked here from the Homewood suites which was nice. But from the get go things were just off enough to make me think twice about returning to a Macaroni. We asked to sit out side and the table rocked and rolled on the uneven surface. The waiter laughed but did not offer to fix it so we took it upon... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Typical fast casual experience. Food is good, but hard to move around the menu if you want less than 1200 calories, but if you want consistent pasta dishes, it will be as expected.

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Tacoma,WA
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

first time trying this place and having never been to one, I was looking forward to it. My friends were out doing other things that night so I rolled solo. I always like dining in the bar especially when solo. I think the service is better and usually the conversation. Young gal working the bar greeted me(not promptly) and offered... More 

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Arizona
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Normally when I go out to eat, it's either seafood, pork chops, or steaks that I order. Very rarely do I order chicken. My wife talked me into ordering their Chicken under a Brick while she ordered the Penne Rustica, First of all, the place was not very busy on a Thursday night at around 6 PM. Our server was... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

wonderful food and good value. we went there twice with a large group and had the same waitress. both times they were able to accommodate our group with little notice. Service and Food - couldn't ask for better!

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Sedona, Arizona
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Since we were staying at the Hampton, my wife preferred to walk next door to this restaurant. We had eaten here once before, had poor service, but we gave it another try. We got seated & several minutes later our waiter came by, introduced himself, took our drink order & left. I was drinking water with lemon. When the water... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Told on phone they had gluten free pasta but after travelling across town and being given allergen menu with gluten free pasta...that the restaurant discontinued gluten free pasta. Not much left for our celiac 8 year old to eat. Charged exhorbitant price for child gluten free plate that had to be put together. Our child wouldn't eat so we are... More 

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Request DD for you server! She is a great waitress!!! Food was super good. Very kid friendly. Definitely will return.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stopped in the bar for a happy hour drink before getting seated. I love their Pasta Milano. We each had a salad and then split the pasta. It was good, a bit shy on chicken though. Good service and food options. Bartender was very efficient and friendly. We were there early, so it wasn't very crowded. I have been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7245 E Gold Dust Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85258-1022
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: 480-596-6676

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Outdoor seating
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?