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Macaroni Grill

8156 W Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80123-3050
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Ranked #185 of 368 Restaurants in Littleton
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Midland, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Last night four of us returned to Macaroni's for what was planned to be a great meal with family. We arrived and very quickly - too quickly we were being asked for our food orders - apps and mains. We were looking forward to a leisurely dinner. The place had only a few tables filed, so I was wondering why... More

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Ann Arbor MI
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Just enjoyed Christmas Eve dinner with the in laws While I really don't want to know how many calories were in the lobster ravioli and their new 4-cheese tortulacci with prosciutto, butternut squash and pumpkin seeds --they were delicious! The house wines were enjoyed by all as well. The house white is Chardonnay blend with some nice acid notes to... More

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Lakewood, Colorado
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I was very disappointed in my food here. I have not eaten here in about 2 years so I was excited to head in and have my favorite dish, Penne Rustica, once again. To say the least, the food was not good at all. The Penne Rustica is made with a cream sauce, chicken, shrimp, prosciutto, and parmesan. The chicken... More

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Portland, Oregon
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My grandfather got married over the weekend and my whole family of about 30 people went to the Macaroni Grill to celebrate afterwards. The restaurant was very accommodating of our large group and took good care of us. The food was OK. I have been to different locations around and do enjoy it, but all in all Macaroni Grill is... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We used to enjoy Mac Grill but this location in Littleton has disappointed every time we went...4 or so..and we quit..Not sure if food quality has diminished for the chain or just poor preparation here..but they have lost us as customers.

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Littleton, CO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We used to enjoy going to MG because their food was good. The last time we went for lunch and did not like their menu or food and felt their quality had decreased. We went back tonight since I had a coupon for a free entree just to see how it was. They were not prepared for the business they... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We have been going to this location for 10+ years. The last 2 times we went there, the food was mediocre. I did not even want to eat the left overs. The pasta was not cooked very well and the sauce boring (I got a different dish each time). My wife got a fish dish. She said it was pretty... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

As a party of four, we ordered several dishes. The Milano, my husband ordered, was excellent, however, the Carbonara was one of the worst I have had. The portion was below half a bowl, very unattractively served -- it looked like a left-over. The pasta was gooey (far from al dente), I tasted burned bacon/pancetta and it simply was horrible.... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The best thing about MG is their "create your own" dishes. Sometimes I am just not in the mood for the straight menu and i get to put together exactly what I feel like for dinner, on them! Love the Chianti too! Service is always excellent with friendly staff and even managers who come by to ask if you are... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

I don't even think I need to write much more from my title. I used to like Macaroni Grill years ago, but now I will probably never return again.

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