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Romano's Italian Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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42 Island Ford Rd, McGaheysville, VA 22840-2350
+1 540-289-5770
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Newport News, Virginia
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ordered delivery from Romano's while visiting a timeshare rental. The food was extremely good. I had the personal sized Stromboli and my wife had a grilled chicken sub and we were very satisfied with how good they were. We have Italian restaurants where we come from that are good however, for the overall value and quality of food Romano's... More 

Thank Jim C
Hampton, Virginia
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348 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to come to Romano's as I'd eaten there before and had totally enjoyed it. It was crowded and there were several large parties so we were told there would be 20-25 minute wait. The actual wait was closer to 15 minutes and we were seated at a table for two after two chairs were robbed from another table... More 

Thank GrandpaGene
York, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling, we had a nice Italian Dinner at this very busy restaurant. Service, outstanding, and yes, enough for a second meal. Take out service available and seemed to be a popular spot for this service. Would go back again.

Thank pm2058
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The calzone here was packed with cheese and veggies. Enough to take home half for leftovers. The lasagna and shrimp scampi were Great too. A popular spot as the restaurant filled up fast.

1 Thank Dave A
New Britain, Connecticut
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I had a special request to change the type of sauce on a pasta dish they offered and they were so accommodating. Dinner portions are hefty and the price is reasonable when you take that into consideration. We did carry out and it took 20 minutes for our food to be ready. Staff is extremely nice. They even threw in... More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Friends were looking for an inexpensive place to have pizza - we ended up at this quiet Italian restaurant with good service. Wait staff was very attentive , food was fairly good. Nothing extravagant but tasty. We ended up forgoing the pizza for some of their Italian dishes such as Chicken Marsala and seafood linguine. Great value for the large... More 

Thank l8rsk8r
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We visited here based on previous reviews- had mozzarella sticks, cheese pizza, spaghetti- nothing fancy because we have 3 kids! Very good all around. Good courteous service. There was a selection of wines for purchase by bottle. Worth the visit!

Thank Barbara W
Florence, South Carolina
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221 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

It doesn't matter where you are coming from you need to make it here. The bread and salad are good but the main dishes were fantastic. We had the baked ziti and the shrimp scampi. The prices range from 9.50 to 17.00 but are very generous portions. My wife reported that her scampi was the best she had in a... More 

Thank David C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very good food. We call and get take out food all the time. We have had spaghetti, lasagna, subs and pizza. Yummy!

Thank Sherry H
Baltimore, Maryland
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were told that this is the best place in town to get Italian. That advice was correct. The food and the service were great. Not far from the resort.

Thank alfaspiderman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Island Ford Rd, McGaheysville, VA 22840-2350
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  McGaheysville
  • Phone Number: +1 540-289-5770
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?