It’s been over a decade since we step food inside Romano’s Macaroni Grill. Don’t get us wrong, we love Italian food! In fact, it’s high up in our food category favorites! It’s been awhile since we dined at this restaurant because we don’t remember it having “Wow!” dishes. After the announcement of the new food and drink items on their menu, we had to check it out.

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Location: 4th floor at Ala Moana Center (Ho’okipa Terrace near Macy’s)
Parking: Lots of FREE parking at Ala Moana Center

NEW DRINKS ON THE MENU

Let’s start of with the new drinks! They have added two House Wines, Draft Beer, Ultimate Bellini, Italian Mule, White Peach Sangria, and Frosé. Reid went with the Italian Mule and I had the White Peach Sangria. Both were great and refreshing! We have the Ultimate Bellini and Frosé on our list to try next time we visit.

Romano's Macaroni Grill
Romano’s Rosso (New House Red) and Romano’s Bianco (New House White)
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Golden Road Mango Cart (New draft beer)
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Ultimate Bellini (bacardi rum, lunetta prosecco, valoroso white wine, peach, black raspberry)
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Italian Mule (absolut lime vodka, house-made lime agave sour, ginger beer, limoncello) – Reid’s drink of choice
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Frosé (cupcake rosé, strawberry purée, monin agave nectar blended with fresh citrus)
Romano's Macaroni Grill
White Peach Sangria (carletto pinot grigio, peach purée, sparkling white wine) – My drink of choice

NEW FOOD ITEMS ON THE MENU

As for the food items, there are quite a few additions! Such as Prosciutto & Cheese Board, Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Prosciutto, Italian Chopped Salad, Osso Bucco, Carmela’s Chicken. We were able to taste everything listed! While we loved every single dish, our favorite would have to be the Crispy Brussels Sprouts and Carmela’s Chicken Pasta. Of course, as full as we were, we always have room for dessert! The Mocha Mud Pie and Mascarpone Cannoli satisfied our sweet tooth!

Romano's Macaroni Grill
Romano’s Macaroni Grill’s freshly baked rosemary bread with Italian Butter and Cheese (this is not new on the menu)
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Prosciutto + Cheese Board with imported prosciutto, sun-dried tomato herbed goat cheese, grana padano cheese, rosemary crackers, and fig jam – Such a great appetizer!
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Italian Chopped Salad with roasted chicken, romaine, fresh-smoked buffalo mozzarella, roma tomatoes, artichokes, chopped pepperoni, feta, cucumber, garbanzos, parmesan, and oreganata dressing
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Crispy Brussels Sprouts with crispy prosciutto, crispy brussels sprout halves, and balsamic glaze – This was absolutely delicious!
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Osso Bucco with tender braised beef, Italian brown onion gravy, roasted butternut squash mashed potatoes, and crispy sage – Savory entree! The mashed potatoes were perfection!
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Carmela’s Chicken with roasted chicken, caramelized onions, mushrooms, marsala cream sauce, and rigatoni – This was both our favorite entree!
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Mascarpone Cannoli with crispy flaky pastry shell, mascarpone cheese, vanilla, and chocolate chips
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Cannoli with a slice of Mocha Mud Pie: locally made, chocolate-mocha ice cream pie

Everything we tasted tonight was delicious! We could not stop repeating how tasty and flavorful the dishes were. With the new food and drink items on the menu, this sure will be a new spot for a family dinner! After all, we love us some amazing Italian food.

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Romano’s Macaroni Grill
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 4240
Honolulu, HI 96814

Disclosure: Wanderlustyle was invited to taste the new food items at Romano’s Macaroni Grill . All of our opinions are honest. Mahalo!

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