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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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900 State Route 17 N., Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 327-7007
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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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
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The staff is always happy and friendly. The food, however,tastes like generic cafeteria food. It is exactly like simple boxed pasta boiled on the stove with canned pasta sauce dumped on top...

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
NonnaAA
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Bergen County,NJ
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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114 reviews 114 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We had a $25 gift certificate, so we came. My first impression was horrible. I stopped into the men's room immediately after being seated. It reminded me of what the Port Authority Bus Terminal men's room looked and smelled like years ago!! Toilet paper and paper towels all over the floor. The stalls had wet marks from use on the... More 

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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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156 reviews 156 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We went to Macaroni Grill for a dinner to celebrate a retiring employee. It was nice they gave us the back room for some privacy, but a lot went wrong with the meal. I’d like to think that because we were a large party that it was too much for the staff to handle, but I still don’t think there’s... More 

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Bergen County,NJ
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The staff is always happy and friendly. The food, however,tastes like generic cafeteria food. It is exactly like simple boxed pasta boiled on the stove with canned pasta sauce dumped on top...

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West Point, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Arrived about 9:30 Pm on a cold wintery rainy night off Hwy 17, tired after flying several hours and then driving for 2 hrs through heavy traffic in NYC metro area from the airport on our way home. Friendliness, helpfulness, and patience of the manager, staff, and waiter were exceptional. After placing our entree order it was prepared quickly from... More 

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Italian kitchen with many tasteful dishes. They have pleasant wines. Prices are affordable. Ideal for guest of the next door Holiday Inn Express.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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127 reviews 127 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Menu has about 3 things to choose from. Ok, I'm exaggerating but u get the point. There is nobody here yet it took forever to get served. And waiter not attentive. I asked about specials and he said there were none. Yet half way thru the meal we saw them listed on a board As for the food, lets start... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Service was good and the food was very good. Especially for a chain operation. Have eaten in Macaroni grills before and this one lives up to the reputation.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My kids love the macaroni grill. My husband and I liked it because we could get great food and drinks, and have an enjoyable dinner with our kids. But, something has changed recently. The atmosphere is very blah. The servers are not enthusiastic. The servers used to have their 'scripts', and wrote their name on the paper table cloth. Now,... More 

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Deerfield Township, NJ
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85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's been awhile since I have been to a Macaroni Grill, it was a wonderful visit. All of the food was great and the service was great. It was a Saturday night and it was very busy. If you are in the area, this is a good place to go. Prices were good also.

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

had the italian sausage and red peppers with roasted potatoes. been join here many years and never had this. delightful though be informed the sausage is spicy. wife had make-your-own pasta and always a hit as you choose the toppings and ingredients. trainee waiter, Matt, trained and supervised well by Helen. Ask for Helen, she is the best waitress!! they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 900 State Route 17 N., Ramsey, NJ 07446
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ramsey
  • Phone Number: (201) 327-7007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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