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Romano's Macaroni Grill

1845 Fountain Dr, Reston, VA 20190-3326
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Ranked #86 of 132 Restaurants in Reston
Price range: $20 - $35
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Wiehle, VA
Top Contributor
239 reviews 239 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Drove by there the evening of January 2nd and the signs were gone and the parking area empty. Perhaps someone else knows if the chain is tanking, or in economic euthanasia hit just this one branch. I'd read elsewhere on the web that this one closing...

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I had Pasta Di Mare. It was very good. Nice glass of wine. My son had fettuccine alfredo and the it had garlic in it. He gets it all the time and it never comes with garlic. He didn't enjoy it. My boyfriend didn't like it. He said menu changed.

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metro area Washington, DC
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We went for a pre-theater dinner. The menu had changed, again, I couldn't get what I wanted. So, I got the Chicken Parmesan-it was a large portion, but mediocre, at best, not good. I didn't eat much of my dinner, brought it home then, threw it away--it just wasn't good. We had an early dinner because we had tickets to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I'm currently dining here and it is TERRIBLE!!!!! Like there's not even 10 customers here, and it took FOREVER!!!! Like seriously? Really poor service. I've heard at some point it was really busy but this is not that AT ALL. Ugh awful:( The Mac + cheese was just pasta with a small sherd of cheese! And the chicken was like... More 

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

This was our go-to restaurant for a nearby place that we could get into with a varied menu and attentive service. We would also use the online order pickup for a quality bring home meal.. One favorite was their crusted sole that was prepared with care and great. The last two times this dish was obviously a re-heat from the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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950 reviews 950 reviews
452 restaurant reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Always a good experience. The food is good, atmosphere is fun because of the family friendliness and Italian lessons in the bathroom. Definitely give it a try if you haven't already!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Where to begin? Poor service, over-salted bread loaf, cold (meant to be hot) appetizers, cold entrees, AWFUL water-downed drinks (martinis), clueless staff who kept getting orders wrong (even other tables), and patrons asking to speak to management - at least twice that we overheard! I wasn't expecting Michelin star quality food, but edible? Hot maybe? Remotely tasty? Edible, even? Instead,... More 

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Potomac Falls, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Food is always good, not great, at this national francise outlet near the Reston Town Center. The RTC is a short walk where many options and a movie theater are available. Menu prices and Service are also good with a variety of drink options.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

My husband had been to a funeral in the morning and driven all day to get back to hotel we stopped in for dinner expecting to get a nice Italian meal.. My husband ordered a caprese salad with not one piece of basil in sight and instead of bring my salad at the same time they brought my entre first!... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Additional Information about Romano's Macaroni Grill

Address: 1845 Fountain Dr, Reston, VA 20190-3326
Phone Number: 703-471-4474
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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