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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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12380 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, CA 90740
(562) 598-5979
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 6
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  • 10
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Enjoyed the food and would recommend.

Have eaten there a bunch of times, good food and a nice atmosphere. Pasta dishes are really great, and the warm bread.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
1jjarecki
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La Crescenta, California
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La Crescenta, California
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten there a bunch of times, good food and a nice atmosphere. Pasta dishes are really great, and the warm bread.

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Thank 1jjarecki
Southern California
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I stopped by for an early dinner. We have several Mac Grills in our area and have found them all to offer a pleasant dining experience. Staff are pleasant and accomodating and willing to comment on menu items and engage in small talk. Food never appears packaged and each dish appears as if a knowledgable chef prepared it... More 

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Thank TraveLee073
Coto de Caza, California
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144 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Something about the great Italian smells of this place. Always inviting and home of comfort food. I bit disappointed they don't serve the bowtie chicken mushroom dish I loved so much. Harder to find my new dish. Still love to eat here.

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Thank Eric B
Seal Beach, California
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

A good variety of traditional Italian food - heavy on the pasta with sauce. they also serve wine on the honor system, which is interesting.

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Thank kmccauleysb
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Service was overall good, but they were slow in taking our order, and the appetizers came before we even had a chance to order. Good kid's menu selection. Portions were large.

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Thank 55coolguy55
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Cost even at lunch, and if you don't sit in the bar, will be a long lunch. Food was plentiful with portions, but need better lunch options.

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Thank Peter H
Garden Grove, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We have been here with the family several times now. The kids especially love it. The food is good at a fair price.

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Thank michaelcO2461JB
San Francisco, California
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

I have always loved Macaroni's Grill but this location was better than the usual. Food is great. Bread is crispy on the outside but soft in the inside. I tried the Lobster ravioli and it was amazing. Remember to get the bib n blue salad to go with the meal. And I cleaned the plate. The gelato was a tad... More 

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Thank GimTan
Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I dined at this particular grill while checking out a place for one of her club's luncheon meetings. We have an extensive record with the Macaroni Grill in Huntington Beach and found this restaurant to serve up food equally tasty! Staff were very helpful and quite friendly! Lunch service was quick even though we were in no... More 

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Thank photoguy66degrees
Cypress
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've been coming to this restaurant for 5 years and love our "date nights" here. Great service, great food, great selection of dinner wines and good location.

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Thank Dan D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12380 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, CA 90740
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: (562) 598-5979

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?