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“Hey...when you have family in Corpus and there isn't much to choose from...”

Romano's Macaroni Grill
Ranked #436 of 715 Restaurants in Corpus Christi
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Reviewed June 17, 2013

2nd trip to Macaroni Grill in less than a year, visiting family in the area. 2nd dissapointment. This time was for Father's Day. We were worried, so we made a reservation. We even called 30 minutes beforehand to re-confirm. Despite this, our table was not ready and the manager was so rude, telling us that people came in ahead of us, so he had to seat them. He seemed more annoyed with us that we did not understand this concept. What are reservations for? Thankfully they opened up an empty section to make room for us (they were not packed), but the service struggled as a result. We did not have our food until a full hour after we sat and 3 of the 8 people in our party were extremely dissatisfied with their food. The manager comp-ed us for one of the meals that was clearly not cooked right, but then they charged us 18% tip. Ridiculous. I will never go back to this place again when I visit my family.

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Thank TouristaDeTejas
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed the Chicken Marsala and the Children Under a Brick. Our waitress, Andrea was a delight!

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Thank kanastos
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

We had a friendly welcome as soon as we entered! No waiting time! We were seated immediately. Our waiter came promptly and was very friendly all evening through! No one was rushing us out or anything. The waiter introduced himself (he actually wrote his name on the table cloth using crayons and draw a little picture on it). He asked for our favourite grape and described the matching wines on the menu!! He knew what he was selling!
Dinner and wine were outstanding!!! Atmosphere was great and romantic! The music was decent. We didn´t have to yell at each other like in other places.Our friendly waiter came frequently checking on us without bothering us! He always left us with smiles on our faces!!
My fiancée couldn´t finish her meal, so he bagged it up for her. We also got to take our bottle of wine home with us that we didn´t finish!!!
Can´t wait to get back there!!!

Thank Thorsten R
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

We did have to wait about ten minutes for a table but we sat in the bar and ordered a glass of wine. The waitress recommended the grilled salmon and it was cooked perfectly. Food and service were perfect.

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Thank Sherry B
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

I reviewed this restaurant last fall and was quite critical of the service. We returned tonight and what an improvement! Granted they weren't super busy but the wait staff was on top of things and the food was great! We put in the order for our pre-school grandsons right as we sat down. The waitress was back to get our orders promptly and when an order came out in very short time, I first thought it was the kids' order but it was the entire order accompanied by the manager who was there to apologize for the kids' order not coming out sooner. The time (even for the kid's order) was certainly reasonable and the entire service was efficient, prompt and courteous! I hope this reflects a new level at this restaurant - it's a favorite with the the whole family and a super place for taking the kids. They love the mac and cheese and the paper "table cloths" and crayons are a big hit! Thanks for a good experience tonight....

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Thank MZC-Grandma
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