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Romano's Macaroni Grill - CLOSED

31 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403-3424
650-638-3580
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Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations

27 reviews from our community

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English first
Foster City, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was ok and service was below average! We ordered the pizzas and the burger and macaroni from the kids' menu. The cappuccino after lunch was awful!

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SF Bay Area
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183 reviews 183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

macaroni grill is now off our list of 'go-to' places to eat. i received a GC for my birthday and really looked forwarded to going. i'm glad i went, but more glad that it wasn't totally my own $$ that paid for our mediocre experience. when we walked in, there were 4 parties waiting, ranging in number from 2 to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We go here every couple of months because we know we will have a great meal with great service. Most of all, our teens who can be picky, really like it so we all walk out satisfies.

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California Bay Area
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

How hard can it be to make Italian dishes that don't taste like they came out of a commissary? Chef BoyArdee canned spaghetti has more flavor than what I had. I asked for red pepper flakes to add some pizzazz, and the waiter brought a saucerful. So my dish tasted bland and peppery. The New York cheesecake tasted like it... More 

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Pacifica, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Came in at 530 pm and sat in the bar area. The food was good sized and tastes yummy I'll be back! Spicey meetballs are the bomb !

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San Francisco, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I only visit Macaroni Grill once or twice a year because I don't live near one. But this visit certainly was a disappointment. Service was so rushed and basics missed (Does it hurt to offer bread? Olive oil AND vinegar? Refills?). Menu appears to be focused on value than flavor now. The atmosphere is still fun and the food is... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We went in for an early dinner but this seems like a place that's popular all day, with a good range of dishes. Tapas are two for 9$ and would have been plenty enough for a meal, but I went for the sea bass on rice, which was excellent and didn't need any side salad. I especially liked the amount... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Overall review is average... Great service, huge servings and comfy ambiance.. Went with my family for lunch. Slightly pricey $$-$$$. 2 Appetizers and 5 dishes.. Stuffed mushrooms and fried calamares then pasta, chicken Marsala, mushroom ravioli, and spinach & scallops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

Took my girl friend here for her birthday. On a budget this was a great place to go. The good is amazing and filling. Plenty to take home and eat later. Staff was great and friendly. Great place to go. Food came out fast and was delicious. Overall great experience.

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Burlingame, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

This might be a good Lunch resturant, but was terrible for dinner last night. There seemed to be plenty of help, just not around our area. I took several minutes for our waitress to come to our table. We ordered a beer and soft drink and placed our order at the same time. She was not familiar with the menu... More 

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Additional Information about Romano's Macaroni Grill

Address: 31 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403-3424
Phone Number: 650-638-3580
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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