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Macaroni Joes

1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
+1 806-358-8990
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“macaroni” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a birthday and we had a lovely time. The atmosphere was great and the service was wonderful. Everyone enjoyed either their wine or bar drinks and the food as always was very tasty.

Thank dirtiedog1
Reviewed 7 April 2017

... and also featuring updated new menu items! Over the past 10 years, the restaurant has really become more consistently good. The bar atmosphere is very laid back and comfortable... and a great place to eat if you're dining alone or with a few friends!...More

Thank RayDoc
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Once was a great restaurant. Not even close now. Food is bad. Service is bad. Not sure what happened. Used to have the best steaks in town.More

Thank slaterster03
kevinAmarillo, General Manager at Macaroni Joes, responded to this review

I'm sorry on the review it said visited in October 2016 and we are now just getting this message? Can you help me out and let me know when you came in and who was your server and what did you have to eat? I...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

I usually try and dine here when I come into town on business. I sit at the bar area and the service is great and professional. They always seem to be pretty busy and it is fun place to have a nice meal. The food...More

Thank mdr9
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Unlikely name for a lovely space with great food. We chose to eat in the bar area, although the restaurant decor is especially nice. The service was excellent, as were our meals.

Thank Pattikin
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Last evening we had the pleasure of going to Macaroni Joe's to celebrate my birthday. Natasha was our server and she was attentive and very sweet. I had the sea bass and it was a substantial portion and cooked to perfection! My husband had the...More

Thank Concetta W
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We love eating here but must have caught them on a bad night. It was very cold outside and the food was cold inside, 3 out of 4 plates were cold the odd one was smoking hot.More

Thank Mark K
kevinAmarillo, Owner at Macaroni Joes, responded to this review

Mark, thanks for taking the time to give us a review, I wish we could have taken care of this at the time you were in. sure would have been easy to fix. I cant tell you what happened, no reason for cold food no...More

Reviewed 14 December 2016

My husband and I have eaten at Mac Joes several times. We've never been disappointed. The food is beautifully presented. The service is friendly, helpful and prompt. The wine selection is awesome. We get Mob Queso every time because there are no better Italian nachos...More

Thank karirhoton
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We come to this restaurant every night that we are in Amarillo. It's been this way once a year for four nights, every year for the past 10 years.. The food is consistently been fantastic, the wine selection you can't find better for four hundred...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We love Italy, mostly Tuscany having lived there a number of years. We go back every other year just for the food, people and atmosphere. Therefore we love Macaroni Joes, service, food and again romantic atmosphere. On this visit we got there early and ordered...More

Thank CDM49
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this a locally owned restaurant, local only to Amarillo area?
26 October 2015|
Response from kevinAmarillo | Property representative |
yes, we are locally owned and only this location,
Is casual dress acceptable (jeans and t-shirt)?
11 July 2015|
Response from kevinAmarillo | Property representative |
trey s
Do you need to make reservations? And if you are younger than 21 you can still Eat just not drink?
20 April 2015|
Response from shelnh |
Reservations are not mandatory, but highly recommended especially on Friday and Saturday nights. and yes, absolutely, any age is welcome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102
    (I-40 and Georgia (NW corner))
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-358-8990
  • E-mail
Macaroni Joe's is a locally owned and operated establishment and has been serving its customers since 1999. Come enjoy the finest dining that Amarillo has to offer. We specialize in world fusion with an emphasis on Italian Steaks and Seafood. We have a Wine Spectator award wining wine list, with over 400 selections from around the world. We are proud to offer the most well rounded wine program in all of West Texas. We are the only restaurant in the region to provide a House Sommelier to assist you with your wine selection. We are Amarillo's Premier Dining Destination.