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About Macaroni's Restaurant

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

9315 Old Bustleton Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19115
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Tuesday - Sunday: 11:00am -4:00 pm
Dinner:
Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
Welsh Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(215) 464-3040

Website:
http://www.macaronis.net/

Parking Details:
Parking on street and also available in rear shoping center

Executive Chef:
Gianni Primavera

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
http://www.psquarelounge.com/readme/

Macaroni's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

5
4
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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (29)
Good for Anniversaries (24)
Good for a Date (24)
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Good for Birthdays (24)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Romantic (18)
Bar Seating (15)
Good for Groups (14)
Casual (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Authentic (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Business Meals (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Great Beer (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Cozy (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Fun (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 11 hours ago

We had a delightful,if expensive, lunch.
Drinks and dessert for both of us.
The food was fresh and presented beautifully. Try the mushroom toast.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Food was very good, I was disappointed there was not really a good fish option on the menu or in the daily specials.

Tags: Romantic
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food4
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 7, 2018

As always, the food here is amazing! Service was slow, but the food makes up for that.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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service3
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The food was very delicious. Had calamari, wild boar papparadelle, penne alla vodka, tiramasu & cappuccino. Nice quiet ambiance with great wait service. Would definitely recommend.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 3, 2018

I have come here for years-way before the remodeling-and it has always been a special place for my family. Why ? #1 the food is just delicious #2 the service is exceptional and now, since the remodel #3 the place is beautiful.
We had shrimp (5 large) pomadora over spaghetti, shrimp big enough to cut in half - tomato sauce rich in flavor with pieces of basil over spaghetti cooked perfectly. How good could it be ? I eat everywhere to know the difference and to say this is delicious and one of the few I call the best. We had veal medallions covered with shrimp & crab with a light sauce-all fresh and delicious. For a side we tried the grilled cauliflower - read the description and you will know why we tried it - just wonderfully sweet.
Knowing the servings are plentiful; we did not order apps so as to save room for desert. We ordered tiramisu- very lite with plenty of flavor you want in a tiramisu. Also a chocolate tort-extreme chocolate and thick-must be a chocolate lover. Personally, I would get the tort again bus share it, that's how thick and filling it is.
The servers were all friendly & professional - always there when you need them but never intrusive.
The place itself, we sat in the dining room, is beautifully modern style with old world photos.
Like I said, we have always loved coming here and each time we go we say we cant wait to return.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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food5
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service5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 3, 2018

I came here w my girl friends and had the linguini w white clam sauce and it was amazing! Whenever I’m craving clams, I want to come here! Recommend to friends

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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food5
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value4

 
·Dined on December 30, 2017

Best Italian restaurant in northeast philadelphia.. a little expensive, but it's definitely worth it.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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food5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We brought 2 children with us and the waiter was very accommodating. Told us the chef could make them whatever they wanted—which was perfect. I had the scallops, which was probably one of the best scallops dish I’ve ever had!! Someone else in our party had the filet which was cooked perfectly. All in all it was one of the best meals I’ve had in a long time and will definitely be going back!!

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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food5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 26, 2017

We always enjoy the food & dining here. My daughter was here from AZ with her boyfriend & my hubby & I wanted to treat them to the best place for food & drinks!!! It was fantastic ❤️

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Paleo Friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Excellent food and service!!! Little bit noisy but it was Christmas Eve.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Will be back
Delish

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·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great food, need more gluten free pasta!! We enjoyed ourselves and the wait staff was awesome!! Desserts yummy!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Third year in a row for our office holiday party. As always, food and service were great!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 20, 2017

I come here for the wild bore and parpadelle which has never disappointed. The branzino was just perfect, my husband loved his squash soup and the eggplant tower was definitely a shareable appetizer. The peppers and bread are the best ever. I could eat those with some nice house pinot noir that they have as my main food. We were too stuffed for dessert and actually had pasta left overs.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 14, 2017

The resturant is really and the food is great. Only problem they would not honor the opentable gift card.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 14, 2017

The ambiance in the main room was lacking a bit. The food and service were excellent!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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food5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 12, 2017

The grilled salads were creative and delicious. Our main course were artistically plated and cooked to our liking (steak). The wine tasted great and made for a festive birthday celebration. There were other occupied tables during our time at the restaurant which increased the noise level of the place. A suggestion might be to carpet the floors to cut down on the noise.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Food was good. Very noisy and we sat by the bar (that's where the hostess sat us) and we couldn't hear each other talk. Very cold in the restaurant and couldn't raise the heat since people were going in and out of the back bar and the door kept opening. Better time to go there is the summer and eat outdoors.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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food3
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service3
value2

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Excellent anniversary dinner. New York quality Italian Food.

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food5
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

This place is fantastic. Just had a Filet topped with crabmeat. It was sensational. I so recommend getting to this place

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Noise level was bowling alley-esque.
Arrived 10 minutes prior to reservation and was seated 30 minutes after the reserved time.
Bartenders, see wait time, were very polished and professional as was the wait staff. Food above avergae but noise level was quite distracting.

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food4
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

I've been patronizing Macaroni's for many years and have always enjoyed the food. The only criticism I have is that this was the first time I made a reservation through open table, which did not give you the option for seating at the bar or in the dining room. When we arrived the hostess wanted to seat us in the bar area, which was not our preference so we had to wait an additional 1/2 hour for a table. I will not use open table again for that reason.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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food5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was delicious and service was great! A bit noisy, but manageable

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We came here for a low key bday dinner for my sister and had a fantastic dining experience. We were very impress with the quality of food and how professional and friendly the staffs were. This is definitely a wonderful place to dine and the food was delicious. We were so glad that we made RSVp and discover a new gem in our neighborhood. 😊😊😊 Thank you for a wonderful and memorable experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Casual, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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food5
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We ordered 2 filet mignon specials @ $45 a plate. Both steaks were undercooked and we had to flag down staff member to have sent back! They were returned charred on outside and still undercooked! I feel the quality of the food and service did not meet the price of the food!

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
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food3
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Been going to Macaroni’s for years. Usually great. On a Sunday night, not so much. We were very disappointed with our entree’s. Maybe it was an off night being a Sunday night but if I were judging from one night, I wouldn’t be back.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Above expectations

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

This was our 1st time at Macaroni’s and we loved it. The service was excellent. The food was delicious and the craft beer on tap went great with our steak special.

Tags: Great Beer, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Good time nice place.

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

I thought the food, dining experience and overall ambiance was top notch. I would highly recommend and I'm looking forward to a return trip. The bar and wait staff was friendly, knowledgeable and professional. No one hurried us through our meal. We didn't have someone hover over us trying to get us out quickly.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I have been doing to this restaurant for over 10 years. I made a reservation over a month ago. I show up no table is reserved for me. I am a great customer and felt I was pushed aside. My family was disappointed. I have been a returning customer but the reservation was not honored. I love the food but frankly I was was not happy. I feel you you should you owe an apology and a free meal. I spent a lot of money over the years and think we deserve this. How do you make a reservation over a month before dinner and you are knocked of the list. Serve was fantastic by the waiter's but the front desk needs to get it together. I have recommended this restaurant over the years to my friend and business associates. will wait for your reply.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

First time visiting this restaurant and I was highly impressed. Staff was very friendly, food was delicious and had a nice craft beer selection. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Cozy, Great Beer, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was terrible but the service was decent . The menu was changed and definitely would not go to restaurant again . The price was 80 for 2 without coffee or dessert

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The best authentic Italian food, good cocktails and excellent service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our food was delicious. Everything is freshly prepared and presented beautifully. The bread and roasted peppers are a meal in itself, and the eggplant stacks.... I’m still thinking about them. The place is beautiful and it’s very easy to forget that you are in Northeast Philadelphia. Above everything though, is the service. The servers are polite, friendly, and professional. The staff work together so well that you want for nothing. In particular, staff named Nicole was helpful and accommodating, even offering a candle for my husband’s dessert because she overheard that it was his birthday. This place is amazing.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Was an off night I suppose because we eat there frequently and food is usually better. I had the branzino which was over cooked and greasy

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Tony are John are awesome servers and are on top of everything , great food at a good price too

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Live Sports, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The most important thing about a restaurant is that the description of the food on the menu should match what is actually brought out to the customer. The sausage/spinach (now Escarole)/beans antipasti is not supposed to be a spicy hot dish. It never was. The description has not changed; however, this time it was loaded with red hot pepper flakes. I cannot eat spicy foods as I have a throat problem. The waiter kindly said he would send it back and it would be prepared without hot spices. When it came back I still found some pepper flakes in it. Was the cook being nasty to a customer? Throwing a tantrum? The chef should not be adding extra ingredients to a dish that is not supposed to be spicy. Very disappointed in the chef. The wait staff is awesome.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Terrific gem in Northeast Philly. Great outdoor seating area. Service was terrific and food was delicious! Will definitely be back.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Hostess was rude. Place was empty and we were given the worst seat in the place and waited a solid hour for entrees. Food was not great. One of us got an upset stomach and the other meal was not done correctly. However, the waiters/service was great. The atmosphere /decor was great.

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