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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

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4
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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (26)
Special Occasion (25)
Good for a Date (23)
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Good for Anniversaries (20)
Good for Birthdays (17)
Casual (16)
Bar Seating (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Authentic (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Romantic (11)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Business Meals (6)
Cozy (6)
Great Beer (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Fun (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Healthy (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tapas (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

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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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

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

Excellent anniversary dinner. New York quality Italian Food.

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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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·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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 (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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·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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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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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 12, 2017

I was disappointed that I had requested a birthday cake in my reservation on open table. They completely disregarded my special request and never delivered anything to the table.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Went for lunch. Not crowded at all. More people at the bar than in dining room.
Waiter could not have been nicer, new menu when asked questions. Food was very
good, but somewhat limited. Would definitely return, especially for dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The food was excellent! Service was excellent! The only thing that took away from the dining experience was the noice level. The noise level was uncomfortable. The music was too loud and there was a party there that actually made it painful to the ears.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Place needs repairs. They ran out of roasted peppers. I ordered 8 oz filet with garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus. When brought me my meal I was informed they ran out of mashed potatoes. But did not offer a substitute. My wife and I ordered drinks she got a white sangria that was a glass half filled with ice and the same for the sangria. Unfortunately I cannot recommend this restaurant.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was delicious. Little over priced. Took a while to get our main course. Don't know if there was a problem in the kitchen or what. Very tasty. Very noisy. I would o there again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Everything from the food, the environment, and the service was great at Macaroni's. Service was quick and attentive. Server displayed knowledge of the food as well as the beer list. I had a filet mignon topped with crab with a side of potatoes. This dish was fantastic. Also enjoyed craft beers from their menu including Swedish and German crafted beers.The noise level was very low which made conversation very easy. After dinner we went to the outside bar for a few cocktails. The bartenders were courteous and quick to serve drinks. I definitely recommend Macaroni's.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Started with glass a red and a white sangria
Roasted reds and bread on table. Really good
We started with anti pasta just right
Veal primo delish
Rack of lamb with polenta right on

Will be back to try pizza and pasta soon

Dessert options were tempting but too full

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 5, 2017

My husband and I took my mom for birthday dinner. Always great food and service! The only thing that was an issue was that we were seated at a table in the bar area. It was very loud and hard to hear each other talking. I would recommend that unless that’s what you are looking for, that you always request a table in the main dining room or on the outdoor patio.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Always outstanding service and food. Great restaurant!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Anniversary

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Been here many times over the past 15 years including when it was much smaller. Food is excellent but sadly the rest of the experience isn't making the grade. Chairs in the bar are horribly frayed with padding coming out. Paint is starting to show its age and the staff is good but not good enough to match the pricing here. The owner is attentive in the sense that he stops over throughout the meal but after a small serving snafu he made no offer to make it right. Instead offered a reason why the mistake was made. I will go back for the food, but it gets to be a more reluctant return each time

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Everything was great. My only suggestion would be this: When someone requests leftovers to be wrapped up if the entree has a sauce the server should include at least half of the sauce in the container. The Chicken Florentine has delicious sauce, but whenever I take leftovers home they never put any of the sauce in. It does not help that I always forget to tell them. LOL!

All of the food was very good though.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Very good spot.always good food and service.out door bar is excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food was outstanding one of our best meals. Was very loud large 90th Birthday party next to us. Will definitely go back!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 22, 2017

This restaurant was recommended by a co-worker. The glass enclosed outdoor bar a surprise and the good was delicious. Order the crab and shrimp appetizer...it will not disappoint. Macaroni's is now on our monthly visit list.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for Groups
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