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Romano's Macaroni Grill

££ - £££Italian, ,
8000 El Cerrito Plz, El Cerrito, CA 94530-4014
+1 510-524-9336
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good24%
  • Average28%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
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“our waiter” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
8000 El Cerrito Plz, El Cerrito, CA 94530-4014
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband and I have been to Macaroni Grill a number of times. We have always enjoyed our meal, but have always been a little surprised at the bill. We keep going back, though, so I guess the enjoyment outweighs the surprise at the amount...More

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The wait is to be desired, but the food is good and the service is even better. They also offer curbside service..

Thank smooooches
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I can only speak about their chicken Caesar salad as I am on a restricted diet. The wait staff is very friendly

Thank K1698NGlindad
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I hate giving an average or poor review, so if any of the staff read this, don't take it personally, you were perfect hosts. And let me clarify, there was nothing bad with the food, it just didn't excite me. Between 4 people, we had...More

Thank Roamingoat
Reviewed 25 November 2016

With a last minute craving for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, I knew I'd have a hard time finding anything decent that was open. Romano's Macaroni Grill, El Cerrito, CA rose to the occasion. Lots of pluses: ample parking, no waiting, attentive and friendly wait staff,...More

Thank ipitangawoman
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our kids enjoyed our meal there. They enjoyed their pizza and spaghetti. There was enough noise and bustling around to mask their loud, excited voices. Our server was friendly and prompt. The entrees are huge. My daughter and I shared the YUMMO shrimp scampi!

1  Thank CAmom56
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Service is good. Food is good. Drinks are good. They are doing their job and it works. I enjoy every meal there. Table wine serves its purpose. Manager was helpful when needed.

Thank CRayner9
Reviewed 25 November 2015

the meals are not especially well done or tasty, but if you can get in on a promo, it is a good deal. I like the wine carafe, where you mark each glass you buy with a crayon.

Thank GeorF3
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The Macaroni Grill is a special place. The decor, ambiance, staff and food are simply a very pleasant combination for a memorable meal. My favorite dish is their Penne Rustica which I have almost every time we go there. Service is well timed and done...More

Thank AL B
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The food here is the worst version of Italian-American food that I have ever had! Everything microwaved or if not the life was cooked out of everything. Do not visit Romano's!

2  Thank ToneGarcon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8000 El Cerrito Plz, El Cerrito, CA 94530-4014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: +1 510-524-9336
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