Romano's Macaroni Grill - Virginia Beach

4.2
123 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Inspired by Italian trattoria cuisine, culture and conversation, Romano's Macaroni Grill believes every meal is a chance to celebrate and toast to life, pasta and of course, vino! Every meal is started off right -- with a bottle of wine at the center of the table, encouraging guests to pour as they please while exploring the extensive menu of handcrafted Italian classics. Macaroni Grill restaurants feature an open kitchen that allows guests to see its fresh ingredients and preparation techniques that blend Italian traditions with progressive culinary inspiration, in a polished casual atmosphere.
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BridgetA
Richmond
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Great food. Will definitely dine again.

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JohnC
Richmond
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We enjoyed our food, our waiter was very friendly. It had a nice atmosphere and everything was nice we had not been there in years but will go back.

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GradyB
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

The food and wine were fantastic! Our waitress was very attentive, but she didn't seem to have good staff support for things like water refills, coffee (the cappuccino machine was broken), menu items (out of the lamb), and clearing the table. But, after all, it was Christmas day, and, all in all, we were happy and sated when we left.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Dinner and our go to for holidays. Sarah was phenomenal. Food was great and staff very attentive. We will continue to come back here.

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ShawnT
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We love this place but expected it to be very busy but due to CV19 staff shortages there was little to no wait time. The young lady that waited on our table was absolutely wonderful and we really appreciated her excellent service.

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JackieK
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Food needed seasoning. Salt pepper or something sheesh.I had the mamas trio Lasagna was good chicken parm over cooked Alfredo was ok noodles were a little dry maybe from sitting under warmer light. Husband had steak and potatoes steak had no type of seasoning whatsoever appetizers we had Mac and cheese balls and mozzarella sticks again no seasoning could’ve been good if the bread crumbs had some flavor. Overall disappointing. First and last time going

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MS2021
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We used to love the food and service here. Both are lacking!

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DonaldF
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful way to spend my birthday. Food was great, reservation got us a table right on time.

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DeAngeloJ
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We made reservations for our anniversary the place wasn't busy we stood at the front 5mins an the host didnt come over to sit us noone even notice tht we were there so we left an went to red lobster

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the third time we’ve dined here for Thanksgiving. The special Thanksgiving meal has always been great, and the service has been consistently wonderful!

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JoanJ
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The turkey special was excellent. The service friendly and never pushy.

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Emiller
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We used to eat here when we lived in Norfolk 7 years ago and it was always a pleasure. That is no longer the case. Our waitress was frantic. Running around. The hostess brought us our drinks in kids cups, the bread and olive oil tasted stale (also brought by the hostess) and the food was over cooked had no flavor and chicken was very fatty. We were extremely disappointed

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ALANR
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, service, price and atmosphere was great!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dined with 2 small children who had a blast and were occupied without devices through the entire meal. Wonderful service, excellent experience. Def going back.

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AnthonyN
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Restaurant was filthy. Floors disgusting. We were initially seated at a dirty booth with broken glass underneath it. Changed tables and had to wipe off our own seats of crumbs left behind by previous diners. Food was impressively bland (not sure how they achieved that). Place was at about 40% capacity yet it was difficult to get our servers attention. We sent 2 apps back, boxed up the entrees and left. It was a first date and it was not a good impression. Will not return or recommend.

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DanielC
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Service was horrible, food was horrible ~ I’m pretty sure the wine was watered down and we were all served frozen chicken

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Schylar
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The food was bland and the service was mediocre at best. Definitely wasn’t a good place for our date night.

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dougw
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Being able to make a reservation is a plus to me!!!
Service was great
Chicken was cold:/

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DelawareTraveler
Philadelphia
77 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was great. My wine came in a dirty glass but I hit a new one. The floor was sticky. The bathroom was kind of messy, overall the restaurant was a bit worn, but the food was delicious and our server was wonderful.

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Chris
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food was good. Server was attentive. Everything was rushed though! We got our entrees about 3 minutes after our antipasto. And that took about 90 seconds to get to our table too!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

i came here for a birthday date with my boyfriend and helen the bartender took very good care of us :) the penne rustica and seafood ravioli were so good!

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KenA
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved the house salad, was glad to find out unlimited. Food was great, service good.

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LeighL
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

There were no options for the celiac vegan in our party.

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Aisha
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious! Service was warm and inviting!

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JeanneC
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Barb was wonderful food was amazing. Everyone was so nice and service was fast

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KatherineL
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service? OUTSTANDING. Atmosphere? OUTSTANDING. Food? OUTSTANDING. Date night? OUTSTANDING. 10/10 recommend Romano’s Macaroni Grill in Virginia Beach

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Mother’s Day… made a reservation & wait was still long other than that it was good

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StevenS
Richmond
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
6 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience4

I love macaroni grill so much! Their food is amazing. Our waiter was great and the food came out super fast. The reason why I’m leaving this review is how they handle reservations. I understand with COVID that things are crazy and a wait time at a restaurant is expected. My husband and I have a 6 mo so we don’t go anywhere without a reservation for that reason. I’m not sure that it mattered at all for macaroni grill that we used open table. We still waited over 20 minutes once we got there and all other parties in the waiting area were seated first. I feel doubtful they all made reservations.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience4

The hostess told us that our reservation didn’t mean anything and made us go on a walk in list. We were sat at a table by the kitchen. The waitress service was great and the food was good.

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AllenB
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere that accommodates the COVID-19 situation. Menu was nice and electronic copies or kinks to online menus are a nice touch with paper menus. Food quality was very good and portion sizes appropriate. Service was also very good.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Had a reservation but still had to wait 30 minutes.

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LouiseG
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

It was very cool in the dining area. I had to put my coat back on as did one of my friends.

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vipTree3
Richmond
40 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience1

I have dined at Macaroni Grill many times over the years and been pleased. This visit was such a disappointment. The table and floors were sticky, the center of the bread was still frozen, the Caesar salad was overdressed and tasted soapy and the spaghetti noodles were stuck together in clumps. The waitress was slow and kept apologizing. I won’t be going back to this location. ☹️

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Slow service, food was ok not great

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Drew
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

I made a reservation for 4 people for an engagement party. However when we got there they had seated someone else saying they were us. They didn’t ask them for any confirmation number. Was very disappointed in the service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Amazing service and food, definitely will be going again. My favorite place for special occasions!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Our food was GREAT!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Scheduled a reservation a few days Ago and when we got there, they didn’t seem to have us on the list. Poor management.

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EdwardG
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Just an overall great experience , wife and I will come back again.

FAQs

Romano's Macaroni Grill - Virginia Beach does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Romano's Macaroni Grill - Virginia Beach also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (757) 518-9901.

Romano's Macaroni Grill - Virginia Beach is rated 4.2 stars by 123 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.