Family FareInside Feature
July 15, 2018
Story By: Kyle Galdeira | Photos by: ANTHONY CONSILLIO
Local diners can feel right at home when dining at Romano’s Macaroni Grill, as the eatery presents Italian home-style “comfort food” served in a family-friendly setting.
The spacious restaurant also includes a full bar and relaxing lounge with ample seating options flanked by televisions featuring the latest sporting events. Whether stopping in for pau hana drinks and pupus, or enjoying a family dinner with loved ones, diners can expect to be wowed.
Conveniently situated within Ala Moana Center’s inviting Hookipa Terrace, the skilled heart-of-the-house squad and service experts at Romano’s Macaroni Grill hope to ooh and aah customers with a wonderful dining experience.
For starters, Crispy Fresh Mozzarella ($9.25) sets the table on a high note as the delicious Parmesan breaded mozzarella is served with a zesty arrabbiata sauce.
Grilled Pork Chop ($26.95) is showcased on Macaroni Grill’s Carne menu, as the grilled bone-in pork chop is accompanied by Chianti balsamic demi-glace as well as an alluring wild mushroom and snap pea risotto.
Reel in the flavor with Lobster Ravioli ($24.95), which is composed of lobster-filled fresh pasta along with Roma tomatoes, asparagus, lemon butter and shrimp. As a reminder, diners can supplement their entree choices with a side of Fresh Greens or Rosa’s Signature Side Caesar Salad ($5.50 apiece), or a side Bibb & Bleu ($6.50).
For dessert, complete the dining experience with a delectable serving of Tiramisu ($8.95), the iconic layered treat made of mascarpone, ladyfingers, espresso, rum and cocoa. And, don’t forget to pair one’s favorite meal with a specialty cocktail like the refreshing Watermelon Sangria ($9.25), which now is specially priced for summer for just $8.50 — just tell the friendly staff that Dining Out sent you!
“We want to change the notion that we’re an occasional dining destination — we provide a great experience and excellent value every day,” says Nawai Kekoolani, regional general manager. “Why not sit down, relax and have our team work hard to go the extra mile for you? We’re here to take care of our guests and provide the best possible experience, and will do whatever it takes.”
Diners are encouraged to save the stress and mess of cooking at home, and instead, enjoy a Family Meal To-Go created for ohana by the Romano’s Macaroni Grill team. As part of this extraordinary package, guests receive hearty portions of Fresh Green Salad or Bibb & Bleu; Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken, Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti, or Carmela’s Chicken; Chicken Parmesan, Chicken Marsala or Chicken Scaloppine; and freshly baked rosemary bread — all for $89.95. The Family Meal To-Go deal is the perfect way to enjoy the Macaroni Grill experience right at home, and includes a variety of classic favorites perfectly portioned to share amongst up to five people.