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Romano's Macaroni Grill

#175 of 1,781 Restaurants in Honolulu
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1450 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 4240, Ala Moana Center, Ho'okipa Terrace,Upper Level, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4634
18083568300
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year we visit Honolulu and this restaurant is consistently superb. The service is super friendly. The food is to die for. The price is pretty good too

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Thank Nakoki007
John B, Public Relations Manager at Romano's Macaroni Grill, responded to this review

Aloha Nakoki007, Thank you for your wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, John B. More 

Waipahu, Hawaii
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114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time diner at Macaroni Grill here at Ala Moana Shopping Center. My wife had gone before and mentioned the food quality was a bit less than desirable. We had a gift card. We were greeted by a server named Jerry, who seated and served us. Jerry brought water and bread and a kid's water for our baby. Jerry wrote... More 

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Thank Peter D
John B, Public Relations Manager at Romano's Macaroni Grill, responded to this review

Aloha Peter D., Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear about your experience and we'd like to make it right. Will you please e-mail your contact information to jbanquil@direstaurants.com so that I can have our General Manager reach out to you? Sincerely, John B. More 

Kauai, Hawaii
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196 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Good food, good service and fun times Had the create your own pasta and it was overall good. The arrabiata sauce could've been more spicy. Bread and drinks very good too Miss the Vancouver location but nice to see this in Honolulu!

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John B, Director of Brand Development at Romano's Macaroni Grill, responded to this review

Aloha Olowalu_Life, Thank you so much for your review of our Romano's Macaroni Grill- Ala Moana location! We hope to have you back again soon. Sincerely, John B. Director of Brand Development More 

Makati
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

My friend introduced me to this place for the very first time. I was indeed surprised because I was wow with their food and service... Their staff were all friendly and warm, the food was the highlight and it's really yummy and good. The restaurant was packed when we arrived , we waited for 10 minutes only but I tell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have visited Romano's twice now in the last 3 months. Great selection of classic Italian dishes! Service was first rate (thank you Jerry)! After our meal we lingered over a glass of Port and just enjoyed the the early afternoon before we returned to our scheduled commitments. Enjoyed doodling on the paper table cover with the... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

My friend treated me for my birthday here and we ordered stuffed mushrooms, di mare pasta (seafood), and Italian sausage flatbread. For drinks I had the pomegranate margarita, and my friend had the sangria. I enjoyed the taste of the food we ordered, but my friend commented the pasta was missing something (she loves to cook as well and is... More 

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Estepona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stopped in for lunch, while having a shopping day at Ala Moana. Service was good. Food standard Italian staples, but a good change from burgers and fries! Portions size not too excessive.

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Russell, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We are big Macaroni Grill fans and were anxious to have something familiar and delicious for lunch while shopping at Ala Moana. Unfortunately, they do not serve bow tie pasta (Pasta Milano) at this restaurant. Other than that, the unlimited bread was great, the Caesar salad was fresh and delicious and the pasta was perfect.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Romano's Macaroni Grill serves consistent average American Italian food. Like all of them they will use way too much garlic if you don't warn them but if you love it then thy will pour it on. Our waiter was very nice but couldn't keep the order straight and didn't know what half the stuff was. It's Ok we told him.... More 

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Galesburg, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Ate at a Macaroni Grill years ago and was not impressed. Time has not changed my opinion. Stopped by around 8pm on a Saturday night. We were told it would be about a 20-30 minute wait, although there seemed to be plenty of empty tables. Must have been a staffing issue. Ordered Alfredo with chicken ($17), Alfredo with shrimp ($18),... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
American, Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 4240, Ala Moana Center, Ho'okipa Terrace,Upper Level, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4634
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 18083568300
Description
Inspired by Italian trattoria cuisine, culture, and conversation, Romano's Macaroni Grill has been proudly serving unforgettable meals that leave a lasting impression to our deserving guests since 1988 - with knowledge, care and Italian charisma infused in everything we do. At Romano's Macaroni Grill, we know that for our guests any night out is a big night out - and it is our responsibility and privilege to treat it as such. That's why we start every meal off right: With a bottle of wine at the center of the table, while you explore our menu of expertly handcrafted rustic dishes and Italian classics. Warm distinctive touches, like our signature honor system wine and bustling open kitchen, create a memorable, sensory experience that you'll remember long after you leave the table.

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