Go Roma Restaurant Review – Tustin
This weekend it was off to The District, a new shopping center in Tustin built on the old helicopter base. After checking out the different food options, we decided to try out Go Roma. The menu sounded like one you would find in a fine dining restaurant but the prices were more like you would find at a cheap fast-food joint. We caved to the aroma of garlic and ordered up some grub. Continue reading for our complete review.
Go Roma is a strange combination of counter service and table service, you order your meal at the front counter, fill up your own sodas, and pick out your own table. On your table you will find paper napkins and metal silverware laid out for you. Place your number in the holder and wait for someone to bring your food out. The food is presented on real plates giving you the more sit-down restaurant experience.
My wife ordered a half pizza/half salad meal and I ordered a Country-Style Rigatoni. The pizza/salad combo was presented on a rectangular plate with pizza on one side and the salad on the other. The pizza was thin crusty crispy flatbread with “just the right amount of cheese and just the right amount of sauce”. She felt it was exactly the right amount of food. She says it tasted terrific and in rare form, she ate everything on her plate, leaving no picking from me.
I had the country-style rigatoni that featured an Italian sausage, peppers, and garlic in a cream sauce. At first I thought the portion was just a smidgen small but it was quite adequate. The food was presented in a nice bowl along with a piece of bridge. Let me point out that this dish cost $7.85 (I spent $8.50 at Wendy’s for lunch) and tasted better than the same dish I have had at places charging three times the amount!
If you want top notch tasting food in a relaxed restaurant environment that is extremely easy on the wallet, you would be hard pressed to find better food than Go Roma. We spend more on food when the two of us go to Fatburger than we did tonight. We are instant fans of Go Roma and I can’t wait to go back and try some of the other items on the menu. We will certainly be going back many times and recommending it to all of our friends.