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Macaroni Joes

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1619 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79102, Amarillo, TX 79102 (I-40 and Georgia (NW corner))
+1 806-358-8990
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Amarillo, Texas, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We celebrated my mother's 100th birthday party here and they treated her like a queen. Every employee she came in contact with wished her a happy birthday. The waiter was incredible and handled our special needs as well as our other dining needs. The chef wrote "Happy 100th Birthday" around the edge of her desert plate in red icing. They... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife, who has celiac disease, & I ate here twice on trips to/from Albuquerque. All 4 seafood dishes were excellent - Salmon on Cedar Pank, Seafood Cioppino, Halibut & Seabass - and deserves 4 stars. Unfortunately the sides were sorely disappointing. The mashed potatoes were much too salty, & the asparagus was slightly overcooked. The worst was that the... More 

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Thank CARET47
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I liked the pasta options and my shrimp with mushrooms and spinach was tasty, but I'd have preferred more spinach and less sauce. The olive oil and warm foccacia bread were good; the waitress friendly and helpful in the ordering process. My partner liked the chicken with vegetables pasta dish, too. Italian dressing on the house salad was freshly made,... More 

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Thank Kris M
Amarillo, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We're never disappointed. The menu is upscale with very good value compared with the other upper-end choices available in Amarillo. Food and service is excellent. Try the double-bone pork chops with Mescal glaze or the cedar plank salmon.

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Thank Bartow B
Colorado Springs
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

When we travel between Colorado Springs and DFW area, we have found stopping at Macaroni Joes to be something special that we enjoy. The ambiance with respect to lighting is just right, as is the background music as well as the wall decor which makes you feel as though you're sitting in a courtyard in Tuscany. We've had many of... More 

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Shamrock, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great Little Italy atmosphere. Amazing game appetizers and great drinks. Meals are good too of course. Very professional staff. Great place for fun or for quiet conversation.

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Thank Christy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The wine list was beyond expectations! It is better than most restaurants in Texas, never mind the fact that you are in Amarillo, not Dallas, Houston, Austin or San Antonio. The food was delicious too however it was a late, midweek meal on a quiet night and we were so over the moon with the wine list that the food... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Don't you enjoy entering a restaurant and loosing all sense of what city you're in? That describes Macaroni Joes. It is tastefully decorated like Italy inside. The food is exceptional and they offer a nice wine selection. Pricing is reasonable $$$. Extremely close to I-40 and good service. Try Macaroni Joes, you'll be glad you did!

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Thank makeithappen64
Mission, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Dinner was so good. Went back for lunch before leaving town the next day. Everything on our plates was cooked to perfection. Also great weekday wine deals.

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Thank Teresa S
Dallas, Texas
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267 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We enjoyed the quiet and kitschy atmosphere here. They have an outstanding wine list, and the food was quite tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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.

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