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Romano's Macaroni Grill

202 E Via Rancho Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-8005
+1 760-741-6309
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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202 E Via Rancho Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-8005
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Went to the restaurant with friends. Service was great, however the manager let a lady with a companion dog eat at the restaurant. The dog peed on the floor and was ill behaved. The ADA requires that public places admit service animals. Service animals are...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Our waitress Hunter was so awesome tonight, attending to our every need. The atmosphere was lively and the food was incredible. The ratatouille was amazing, served with velvety polenta. We also order a chicken parmigiana and it was a healthy portion with a lovely texture...More

Thank Pamelal0vest0travel
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

My family and I came here to celebrate my birthday and another relatives birthday, all adults in our party ranging from 30 to 48 years old. It was kind of a last-minute get together of 10 of us, we went to another restaurant in the...More

Thank lindamacias1212
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous Italian lunch with our whole family. My kids are very picky, and all of them were able to find something they really enjoyed. Our waitress was so outgoing, attentive, and fun. We will definitely be back.

Thank Lkymome
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The build your own pasta dish was exactly what we ordered and each got what we wanted in a pasta dish. They were having trouble with their espresso machine so both our espressos were lukewarm. But the server didn't charge us for them. We celebrated...More

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Our classic Italian rigatoni pasta with sausage and meatballs was excellent. A lot better than I use to have it there. We were given bread with olive oil on the table to make our own dipping sauce. We only ordered one plate since my husband...More

Thank TerriPerri
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My mother always said.."if you can't say something nice, don't say nuthin'! So we went for wine night..all bottles half off on Thurs...good wine..that's all.

Thank Bobert D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

It was a Thursday, and some wine bottles were 1/2 price. We opted to do that, versus getting the house wine (as we usually do). It was happy hour and we ate in the bar, but at a booth. We love the interior of this...More

Thank ranles76
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I think it would have been much more appetizing if I was famished coming here but wasn't into food as much. Bread was Just fine nothing too special. The food was good but again nothing out of the ordinary. The service is good. It wasn't...More

Thank unitedxf
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The manager was the first person we saw at our table. He brought us our drinks and told us about the restaurant. The server was overloaded with tables. Other servers chipped in and were more relaxed. The bread loaf was great with olive oil. We...More

Thank Derek L
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Marcella N
3 March 2018|
Response from Bobert D | Reviewed this property |
pretty sure they do but never experienced as line or wait for table except in bar area.
14 February 2018|
Response from Bobert D | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry there is not. Too close to traffic. You might try Wooden Spoon in Escondido(farm to table) or also there is the rooftop at Vintana at Lexus Center two exits north.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 E Via Rancho Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-8005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-741-6309
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