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Romano's Macaroni Grill

1845 Fountain Dr, Reston, VA 20190-3326
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Ranked #76 of 127 restaurants in Reston
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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42% Recommend
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Date | Rating
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

What happened to this restaurant? It used to be dependable...and a great place to go with kids. This time the flatbread was charred and the lasagne rubbery. There were only a few tables occupied but still the service was slow and "inattentive". Sorry to say--tonight was our last visit.

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Denver, Colorado
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88 reviews 88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Romano's Grill is one of the restaurant that you can typically count on for a good/descent meal while you're traveling on the road. No different here....had a nice lunch, good service and a pretty deal for the bucks. Like any other restaurant....busy times you will have to wait. No complaints.

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171 reviews 171 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Service was excellent. We went on a Friday night around 5:00 PM. The food was good. We enjoyed the stuffed mushrooms. The Italian Bake is huge. We took half of it home. It was a fun night.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The worst food eaten in the USA. It has no taste at all. But what we expected after the nice atmosphere and the over average prices! Never again!

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Wiehle, VA
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136 reviews 136 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The food is first rate. However, service is slow. And, the later the evening, the slower the service. Also, the lighting is uneven making it hard to read the menu at some tables...

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Jeffersonton, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you wish to eat at this location make sure you have a couple of hours for the meal. Because we had an event to go to, two of us had to use take out for our meals because, after an hour wait, our meals still had not arrived. Clearly a management/service problem. Once the food arrived it was just... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant has improved so much in the last year that it our favorite place to go for a great family meal. The appetizer selection is unique and well prepared. Main courses and salads are creative and of fine quality. Service is attentive, prompt and professional. The honor wine program is unique. Diners mark on the paper tablecloth how many... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

My sister and I dined there after a long day of travel. We were greeted immediately and given our choice of seating. Our waiter was a lot of fun and energy. He recommeded some of the dishes as my sister could not make up her mind. I ended up getting a light pasta dish with fresh basil, artichoke hearts, garlic... More

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Baltimore, MD
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65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I used to love dining at the Macaroni Grill years ago for either lunch or dinner. The selection, portion size, service, and food quality were all fantastic. However, in my opinion, although the excellent service has been maintained, the selection, portion size and food quality have seriously fallen off. In this particular instance, we had a number of people attending... More

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Herndon, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

They have some good dishes, nothing great but nothing bad. The table wine is nice. Decor is rather basic. I would rather do Carraba's

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