Macaroni's Restaurant

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$30 and under
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Italian
Macaroni's Restaurant has a new P_Square Lounge opened in October 2014 and is located outback Macaroni’s Restaurant in Philadelphia, where the Primavera Brothers have been serving both quality interpretations of classic Italian dishes and daring new ventures into uncharted territories of food
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4.7based on recent ratings
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N
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Macaroni’s has always been a favorite. Food and service are always outstanding. They have the best complimentary peppers that come with the bread mmm!

KC
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Staff is always friendly and food is on point.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service !

G
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent food, fantastic service. My family and I had a great time.

L
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had a nice celebration for my friend’s birthday!

OT
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!! The best espresso ❤️

T
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time! Great Service!

V
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Can’t go wrong, food is always amazing, staff is excellent. Look to accommodate any request.

T
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious as always.

DB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wait staff (R Stork) and bartenders were great. The food was incredible. Stopped at the bar after dinner and we had a great time.

B
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came to Macaroni’s for my Best Friends Birthday and it was excellent! We had a reservation for 6pm and we were seated right on time - the food and service were GREAT!!!

CB
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, food was excellent and Tony our waiter was great. Before the entrees we started with a Pizza as an appetizer. Mario from P2 makes an awesome pie! Haven’t had a bad one yet.

Love this place!

BQ
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous meal as always. Had veal primo and special soup of the day was New England Clam chowder. Chocolate mousse for dessert. Food and service second to none!

N
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal, impeccable service by Clyde and service staff. Attentive to all our needs and requests. Portions were generous and brought leftovers home(as did other tables!). Savored dinner again the following night!

RA
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience as always. Quality, fresh, authentic Italian cuisine.

TP
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing, as always!....................................................................................................................................

BK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff is great! Food is delicious! Definitely a hidden jem

DB
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and atmosphere were amazing but the staff is what truly makes this place what it is. I would recommend this place to everyone I know.

P
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to celebrate our anniversary and had a great time
Great food great drinks and great service very happy we will be back soon 😍

OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Exceptional service. Great food. Great portions. Great beer options. Our chairs felt a little wobbly but that’s my only complaint. I would definitely return. It was like being in Center City Philadelphia without the travel or the parking fees. 😅

OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Dinner and Food wAs outstanding.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular as always

PK
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food and service were great
Tables too close together leading to a claustrophobic atmosphere

D
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Absolutely love this place living south jersey though don't get there as often as I would like usually about 1 or twice a year. So went on valentines day and yes the service was great food was awesome and found a new favorite wine with the servers recommendation. My only issue was an I looked on the website before and didn't see any mention that they had a valentines day menu a shorten version of the regular menu. The meals we both had including apps and deserts like I said were great but wouldn't have been my first choice. Definitely recommend this place for a date night an come 30min early for your reservation have a drink in the bar also nice adds a good start for us every time.

R
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best place to come and enjoy great ambiance, great food 🥘.

CM
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We went the night before Valentine's Day. The bread with oil and peppers are fantastic. I love coming here just for those! But we did try their special app, gnocchi in truffle butter with mushrooms and they were delicious. The gnocchi were so light and fluffy and pan seared. I got the short rib ragu which I enjoyed immensely. My husband ordered the veal primo which he has had before and was disappointed. He thinks the sauce was different or changed. He said this time it was very bland. This was the only thing wrong with our meal. Our desserts were so good! I highly recommend the creme brulee cake! Amazing!

JD
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Service was excellent, very professional without being stuffy.
Food was excellent. Lunch menu a tiny bit sparse.
A little pricey.
Liked the music but it could be a tiny bit softer.
Would I recommend? Yes
Go back? Yes.

S
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The finest Italian restaurant in Northeast Philadlephia!

RB
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely wonderful as always Macaroni’s continues to be one of our favorite restaurants in the area

A
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our dinner this evening at Macaroni's. The appetizers were beautifully prepared. We had shrimp and crabmeat cocktail which was fresh and amazing. The eggplant stack was cooked to perfection- fresh mozzarella and tomatoes between delicious breaded eggplant was fantastic.
The entrees were fabulous- eight ounce filet mignon with shrimp, crab, a Basil cream sauce & creamy mashed potatoes and Italian chicken Parmesan.
The service was impeccable. We felt VERY well taken care of. The Merlot was a perfect complement to the meal. The atmosphere is warm and romantic. We also love supporting a local business owned by a hometown community member. It's a win win! Looking forward to our next dining experience. 😊

TS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful ! Service Food Excellent! Always recommend to my friends and family!

S
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Pur food was.very good! The steak was cooked to our liking, juicy and delicious. My pasta was cooked perfectly and had plenty of sauce, just the way I like it! Service was great! Prices seemed a little high compared to similar dishes elsewhere, but the food was still great!

r
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best veal chop around, as well as most dishes
too noisy on bar side of resturant & drafty when patio door opens...sit in main room if possible

S
Philadelphia
26 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just great as usual. Food was wonderful. Service was fine.

NS
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing

KC
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always excellent and wait staff is very attentive!

j
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was delicious.

K
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I would however there were some issues during the visit. I didn't want to sit by the front, where we were seated and was told that someone specifically requested the seats further back. Also, our appetizer came out at the end of our meal and it was not good at all. The shrimp bruschetta was on thick, soggy bread soaked with garlicy sauce. I expected something crunchy, toasted with chopped shrimp and garlic. The cannoli had no flavor. The entrees were good but we were right by the door and there were people that were loud and gathered by the door. It was an okay experience. I would come back but try the pizza place instead.

MD
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far one of the BEST Italian Restaurants around!! Great authentic Italian, excellent service & easy to get to locations. Highly recommend!

OT
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were seated and our water glasses filled right away. The servers were attentive but not intrusive. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. The only down side was the noise level. There were several large parties dining in the room, so that may have been a factor. We will definitely return.