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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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12169 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr., Fairfax, VA 22033
703-273-6676
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Always a good meal

We love Romano's Macaroni Grill and this is the closest one to where we live so anytime we are in the area we stop by since it is about 2 1/2 hours away. We have always had a good meal and a good dining experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We love Romano's Macaroni Grill and this is the closest one to where we live so anytime we are in the area we stop by since it is about 2 1/2 hours away. We have always had a good meal and a good dining experience.

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

LOVE their bread! Nice house wine, nice staff, great food, never disappointed. Only complaint I have is their choice of entertainment....yes their singer has a nice voice, yes some may enjoy hearing it but not everyone likes opera or having it sung to them when the customers are trying to have a conversation...yes it's annoying!

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We've never had a long wait, but maybe we go at more off-times. Given that the Great American Restaurants usually have waits of 1 1/2 to 2 hours, even a 30 minute wait for here is fine. Anyway, we have always found the food to be pretty good and consistent - sauces, especially are well-done. The portions are very generous,... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This would get a 1 ranking. Cynthia was outstanding, perhaps the best waitress we've ever had anywhere. She is the only reason this place gets a 3 ranking in service - it would be a 1 otherwise. We waited more than 30 minutes because of the chefs - no reason whatsoever it should have taken so long. And others in... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is the first time I have ever commented concerning a restaurant experience. My instinct, if a restaurant is not busy during lunch or dinner time, there is a reason and I don’t go. I should’ve listened to my instinct tonight, but, I didn’t. My wife and I went to Romano’s Macaroni Grill at 7:30 PM. It was a little... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Always a comfortable place to chat with friends and enjoy good food. Reasonably priced. Good size portions. Nice selection.

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went for dinner with family. They first sat us at a table that was unstable. Moved us after we asked with an annoyed look. Served two meals out of four and then five minutes later the third came. Last meal was twenty minutes later. The server apologized but never a manager. Waiter comped the late meal which by the way... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

i do not know what happened to this restaurant. it used to be one of my favorites. it has gone downhill the last two times i was there. i will never eat there again! too salty and the ceasar salad actually made me SICK!

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Vestal, NY 13850-1301
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Did you ever try to eat on your lunch hour, but had to wait a long time for a table, and then wait again to place your order, and then wait even more to get your check? Macaroni Grill in Fairfax VA has a creative and tasty answer. Driving by, we saw a banner promising, "Always $7 in 7 minutes... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The food at this place is not very good. I ordered chicken Marsala and one of the pieces was grisly and inedible. Wife got chicken parm. That was very poor. Try other Italian places

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Additional Information about Romano's Macaroni Grill

Address: 12169 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr., Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone Number: 703-273-6676
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12169 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr., Fairfax, VA 22033
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: 703-273-6676

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?