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Romano's Italian Bistro

42 Island Ford Rd, McGaheysville, VA 22840-2350
+1 540-289-5770
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“garlic bread” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
42 Island Ford Rd, McGaheysville, VA 22840-2350
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This place is a gem. After snow tubing on a very cold night five of us went for a late dinner and had a great time. The food is very good, generous portions and very reasonably priced. If you are at the resort eat here,...More

Thank John_Go_Bucs
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I normally reserve my 5 ratings only for higher-end gourmet restaurants, but i give this place a solid recommendation with a satisfaction factor of 5 if you're looking for a very pleasant meal and excellent service. We were on a Christmas ski trip with family...More

Thank c5mjb
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I've been eating here regularly for years and find that some of the food is better than others. For example, the subs are consistently above average, but the pasta sauce isn't always the same. The meatballs on the spaghetti taste less like meat and more...More

Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Went on a weeknight at 7 pm with friends. Although Romano's isn't a typical restaurant building (located on end of building with other businesses), it is clean with some Italian decor. The staff was friendly and through the course of the evening, tended to all...More

Thank JonInIndy
Reviewed 8 November 2017

While on vacation we met some other vacationers that told us about Romanos. Upon arrival we we not overwhelmed with its location but we were welcomed warmly upon our entrance to the restaurant. The service was superb, the food was the best Italian food we...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had heard good reports but were disappointed. The evening began by us being told that as we were 5 minutes late for our booking our table had been given to others. As we had not asked for a particular table and there were quite...More

Thank Rolly K
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Who'd a thunk you would come across a really good Italian restaurant in the Shenandoah valley? Really good cuisine. We had Chicken Marsala and Fettuccine Alfredo. Both were were excellent and extremely tasty and faithful to the original dishes. Recommend!

Thank Rsnic
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Very casual place with good food and service. The veal is very good as are other dishes. Not far from the Massanutten Resort.

Thank J G
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We ate here the night of our arrival at the Massanutten Resort, based on a recommendation from the resort staff of something close to the resort. I was with my wife and two longtime friends that we have travelled frequently with. We were pleasantly surprised...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Lured by the largely outstanding reviews of others we went out of our way to have lunch at Romano's. Big mistake. Our meal consisted of garlic bread, spaghetti with meatballs, a sausage pizza and coke. First the good news. Service was pleasant and efficient, the...More

Thank Watsson
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Questions & Answers
17 January 2016|
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Response from romano513 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry, unfortunately we do not have a private room but we do offer catering services.
18 September 2015|
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Response from LittleRussie | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there is also a cool little 6 pack shop near there where you can buy local craft brew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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