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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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1712 Galleria Blvd, Franklin, TN 37067-6186
615-771-7002
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Typically average meal

For her post college graduation dinner, my niece chose the Macaroni Grill in Franklin. I have never eaten at a Macaroni Grill and wasn't sure what to expect. We were able to reserve a nice table for our party of 11. The staff were friendly, gracious and very accommodating. When we were first... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
jonahNJ
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New Jersey
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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New Jersey
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

For her post college graduation dinner, my niece chose the Macaroni Grill in Franklin. I have never eaten at a Macaroni Grill and wasn't sure what to expect. We were able to reserve a nice table for our party of 11. The staff were friendly, gracious and very accommodating. When we were first seated, our drink orders were promptly taken... More 

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Van Buren
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The worst Macaroni Grill ever. No white zin, limited beer, awful chicken scarpillo (the chicken was old and dried out), fetticinni Alfredo noodles were warmed up left overs and there are ANTS crawling on the table!! Terrible. Don't go there.

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Huntington, West Virginia
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187 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Just thought this was an ok experience. The spaghetti with meatballs were ok and the new Buffalo chicken Parmesan was ok. The piece of chicken was large enough that it practically covered the entire plate.

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Lakeland, Florida
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136 reviews 136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We tried the $10 three course lunch which is a great price for lunch. You get your money's worth. The mozzarella fritta is a one bite serving but it's good. The Caesar salad was good and fresh. You can pick from four entrees. We choose the ravioli alla vodka and the fettuccine Gorgonzola - both were good, filling, and a... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We went to celebrate a family member's birthday. While waiting for our table we decided to have a cocktail. The Bartender was a friendly fellow who made some great tasting drinks. When we were seated, our Server was a very nice young lady by the name of Tia. She was very warm, and attentive to us. I ordered the Chianti... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Well, the experience was bad from the start. It took us 10 minutes to speak to the host but there were only 10 people in the whole restaurant. Our service was not good either. Our kids' food came out before we had drinks or even bread. Our salads came and we had to ask for the appetizers. The main course... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We used to go much more often now trying to keep healthier habits, so we revisited after a while. My favorite used to be stuffed mushrooms -now they changed again the recipe -probably introduced goat cheese instead of ricotta. The food is quite oily -too much fat compared to typical italian food -swimming in oil. The waiter was pleasant but... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We should have known that when we got the end booth in the corner that this would not end good. We were ignored during the whole meal by our waiter since we were stuck in the "death corner". Our waiter took our order, got our drinks and that was the last time we saw him until we had to get... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My first visit to a Romano's Macaroni Grill and I was pleased. Went here for lunch and tried the $10 lunch selections. I had the sausage rotini and my wife had the penne pasta dish. Both were served warm and very delicious. The only downside was the olive oil they used for dipping. It tasted salty and bitter. We informed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Server named Ross was very inattentive to our needs, luckily manager brought our fd, asked if it was satisfactory and rang up our check!! When he came to our table he poured water over my childs lemonade stating "my bad" Food and service much better at opry mills

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1712 Galleria Blvd, Franklin, TN 37067-6186
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: 615-771-7002

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?