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Macaroni Joes

1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
+1 806-358-8990
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Always like the food here! Waiters are nice and its a great fine dining experience. We love Wednesday wine discounts and filet mignon at lunch.

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Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

I took my wife here for a romantic dinner, having never been there before, and I will go back many, many times again. The ambiance is that of a Tuscan setting, quiet, romantic, unobtrusive servers, great menu, fantastic wine list. For an appetizer we had...More

Thank WilliamR626
Reviewed October 13, 2016

We celebrated my mother's 100th birthday party here and they treated her like a queen. Every employee she came in contact with wished her a happy birthday. The waiter was incredible and handled our special needs as well as our other dining needs. The chef...More

Thank Ginny S
Reviewed October 12, 2016

My wife, who has celiac disease, & I ate here twice on trips to/from Albuquerque. All 4 seafood dishes were excellent - Salmon on Cedar Pank, Seafood Cioppino, Halibut & Seabass - and deserves 4 stars. Unfortunately the sides were sorely disappointing. The mashed potatoes...More

Thank CARET47
Reviewed September 8, 2016

I liked the pasta options and my shrimp with mushrooms and spinach was tasty, but I'd have preferred more spinach and less sauce. The olive oil and warm foccacia bread were good; the waitress friendly and helpful in the ordering process. My partner liked the...More

Thank Kris M
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We're never disappointed. The menu is upscale with very good value compared with the other upper-end choices available in Amarillo. Food and service is excellent. Try the double-bone pork chops with Mescal glaze or the cedar plank salmon.

Thank Bartow B
Reviewed September 1, 2016

When we travel between Colorado Springs and DFW area, we have found stopping at Macaroni Joes to be something special that we enjoy. The ambiance with respect to lighting is just right, as is the background music as well as the wall decor which makes...More

Thank RobandMaryAlice
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Great Little Italy atmosphere. Amazing game appetizers and great drinks. Meals are good too of course. Very professional staff. Great place for fun or for quiet conversation.

Thank Christy W
Reviewed August 18, 2016

The wine list was beyond expectations! It is better than most restaurants in Texas, never mind the fact that you are in Amarillo, not Dallas, Houston, Austin or San Antonio. The food was delicious too however it was a late, midweek meal on a quiet...More

Thank thronumgratiae
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Don't you enjoy entering a restaurant and loosing all sense of what city you're in? That describes Macaroni Joes. It is tastefully decorated like Italy inside. The food is exceptional and they offer a nice wine selection. Pricing is reasonable $$$. Extremely close to I-40...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this a locally owned restaurant, local only to Amarillo area?
October 26, 2015|
Response from kevinAmarillo | Property representative |
yes, we are locally owned and only this location,
Is casual dress acceptable (jeans and t-shirt)?
July 11, 2015|
Response from kevinAmarillo | Property representative |
trey s
Do you need to make reservations? And if you are younger than 21 you can still Eat just not drink?
April 20, 2015|
Response from shelnh |
Reservations are not mandatory, but highly recommended especially on Friday and Saturday nights. and yes, absolutely, any age is welcome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
    (I-40 and Georgia (NW corner))
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-358-8990
  • E-mail
Macaroni Joe's is a locally owned and operated establishment and has been serving its customers since 1999. Come enjoy the finest dining that Amarillo has to offer. We specialize in world fusion with an emphasis on Italian Steaks and Seafood. We have a Wine Spectator award wining wine list, with over 400 selections from around the world. We are proud to offer the most well rounded wine program in all of West Texas. We are the only restaurant in the region to provide a House Sommelier to assist you with your wine selection. We are Amarillo's Premier Dining Destination.