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Romano's Macaroni Grill

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2655 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6342
+1 760-722-9905
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Dana Point, California
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455 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Macaroni Grill restaurants always have consistent food and service. This experience, the service really lacked luster. Visited with my elderly mother and we didn't necessarily had the best experience with our waiter. Potentially he was new but then he should've not been serving people. Bread is always yummy!

Thank romazzino
Seattle, Washington
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always loved the shrimp with pine nuts, lemon butter, and spinach on thin spaghetti. It had been a few years where I'd had it at a Macaroni Grill where it was good! The chef here knocks it!

Thank PeggyCSterling
St. George, Utah
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Went with family and friends. Waiter was very prompt, friendly and attentive. Nice atmosphere. Ordered the bruschetta as an appetizer and it was delicious. I decided to try the truffle mac and cheese and it was very bland. I tried my daughters mushroom ravioli and it was full of flavor. The fettuccine Alfredo noodles did not break apart well and... More 

Thank April W
Oceanside, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We love the atmosphere at Macaroni Grill. The decor, lighting and architecture are pleasant, and the food is consistently wonderful. Not only that, the prices are very reasonable. One of our favorite dish is the Shrimp Portofino, but everything we've ordered there has been good. This restaurant is in a big shopping center so there is plenty of parking. A... More 

Thank beachanytime
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

I had the Lasagna it was so good,and alot. I couldn't eat it all. The Pomegranate lemonade is a must try,it was very good. The service was good.

Thank piper a
Carlsbad, California
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Several years ago, We were regulars at the Macaroni Grill. Then they cut back on the menu and portions. We didn't return for a long time. About a month ago, we decided to give them a try again. The food was served hot and was tasty. The portions were small. The house Chianti used to be decent, but was like... More 

Thank Tradester
Oceanside, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Overpriced over-rated restaurant with minimally average food. Dining is a "job" there and "I'm sorry" the key phrase when your order gets messed up. Don't go there.

Thank kke5555bo
Oceanside, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

I love to go to this place for any occasion because the food is delicious, the drinks are good, service is great, and the atmosphere is outstanding!!

Thank YolieWil
Edmonton, Canada
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123 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

My husband & I had dinner here one evening as it was close to where we were going. There was a large prom/graduation group but we got in immediately. Our server, Karla, was just delightful - very polite, fast, checked on us several times, refilled our water frequently. You get a little loaf of bread with seasoned olive oil to... More 

Thank PrincessCaroline13
Temecula, California
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404 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

We went to this Romano's Macaroni Grill for the first time- THE BEST!!!!!!! We enjoy the Mushroom Ravioli, and this location is creamier & better!!! Happy hour has great deals on house wines & flatbread. Our server was just fantastic & the manager checks with you often!! GREAT!!

Thank Bev B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2655 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6342
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-722-9905

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?