Maggiano's - Boston
Maggiano's - Boston

Maggiano's - Boston

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.maggianos.com/
  • Phone: 6175423456
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Anthony Fazio
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Maggiano's delivers! Just place your order, and we'll take care of the rest. All delivery orders include: table coverings, plates & utensils, a complete setup to keep the food warm throughout your event, party-sized pans providing generous portions for all of your guests. Please call 617-426-0540 to schedule your delivery. Orders must be placed by 7 p.m. for next-day delivery. Minimum order required. Delivery fee applies.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Green Line to Arlington
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Motor Mart Garage attached to the restaurant - validation for cars parked UNDER 3 HOURS after 5:00 P.M. Valet: Monday-Friday after 5:00 P.M.; Saturday & Sunday after 4:00 P.M.
A word from Maggiano's - Boston
Welcome to Maggiano's Little Italy in Boston, located on Columbus Avenue near the Theater District, Boston Common & Park Plaza. Our restaurant is a quick trip from the Freedom Trail & the Boston Tea Party. Parking validation is available Monday-Friday after 5:00pm & on weekends ($8 for up to three hours). Maggiano's 350-seat dining room is an ideal location for your dinner, baby shower or important client meeting. The seasonal patio seating has an old-world feel of dining on the bustling streets of Florence. Recent visitors include Manny Ramirez, Jon Bon Jovi & Kathleen Turner.
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Maggiano's - Boston reviews from OpenTable diners
345 reviews since April 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (260)special occasion (205)kid-friendly (119)fit for foodies (77)neighborhood gem (74)romantic (70)great for lunch (67)notable wine list (51)hot spot (44)great for brunch (19)late-night find (16)vibrant bar scene (6)great for outdoor dining (6)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    My date and I loved this place so much. I have been a few times before and i am always amazed at the service and the beauty of the restaurant. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Worst Restaurant Ever
    WilsonVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    A poor excuse for an Italian restaurant. The food is fair at best which may satisfy on quantity, but certainly not quality and taste.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Maggiano's Boston
    Makforce1
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My family and I took a quick trip into Boston for the day and with little Italy so busy we decided to try Maggiano's. The restaurant was busy and our servers were awesome. The only downside was a little wait for the food to come out and the check other than that we were happy and satisfied.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    dinner
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Went with a group of 8 and had a great time and a great meal. Service was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • FANTASTIC
    Tina1967
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    It was our first time at Maggiano's and it was amazing. The food and service were beyond excellent! We will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow!
    AnnieP68
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I had never been to Maggiano's and I will go back again and again! Well oiled machine with an authentic Italian ambiance, which was classy but not stuffy. My daughter's 17th birthday was a great success. The waiters made it look easy to serve a party of 13. Loved it. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • DELISH!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    AWESOME FOOD AND RIDICULOUS PORTIONS , the only complaint i had was not having a parking lot, but thats Boston for ya and cant hold that against the restaurant. Recommend to all!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, late-night find, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Family Style Menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    When we come to Boston it is usually with a large group. We LOVE the family style menu! There is always a wonderful doggie bag to take back with us! We will ALWAYS come back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Great as always. One of our favorite restaurants in Boston.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not disappointed
    Sigmond
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This is a good restaurant where you get very good food at reasonable prices and good service. Valet does a good job and seating is fast, even on a Saturday night.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too flat
    2flat
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We found the noise level unbearable to have a conversation. The waitress lowered the sound volume for us. One item we ordered was the flatbread and it fell very flat! For an Italian restaurant to serve a flatbread as poor as they did, was extremely disappointing. I can make one better at home with a slice of bread!
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • leob
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    One of the best dining experiences I've had in years. You got to go here.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our first visit was great
    RStrong
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I can't believe I didn't know about this restaurant...or that it was a chain in major cities around the country. We brought our family (6) for a birthday dinner for our 13 year old daughter. Our expectations were exceeded in ambiance, food, and especially the service. Our waiter (Chris) made it an utterly enjoyable time of laughing and eating. Thank you, Maggiano's...great job.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Typical Chain Food ~ Great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The service at the bar & the waitstaff were great. We were seated in a nice big comfy booth which was nice.The only hold back for a 5 star review was the food. Don't get me wrong, it wasn't bad, it just wasn't outstanding like many restaurants we've dined at in the N End so I can't give them a 5 but overall it was a good experience. The fried zucchini was a much bigger appetizer than anticipated - it was good.They serve french style bread.The lobster carbonara was OK and the Veal marsala was decent.If you are a "foodie" I don't think this is the place for you. If you have a large group,function,or are in the area and don't have time for say the North End then this will work nicely.The prices were good if you don't want to break the budget.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    newyeargirl
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The food, service and staff were excellent. So much food and absolutely delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Paint Nite
    Mema
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Knowledgeable and attentive to gluten free and other allergies. Food was delicious. Waitstaff pleasant and helpful. Will go back again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Staples
    raviVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    They always execute perfectly and today was no different. A little uncomfortable with a guy who was going around trying to sell his gift card and putting the sell on everyone but had nothing to do with the location just made us uncomfortable. Zucchini was perfect, but the Calamari was over fried and not good. Chicken Marsala, and Chicken Francese were absolutely perfect. Missed adding ingredients to the tossed salad
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great resturant, decent prices and awesome food! Waitress and host were very nice and attentive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Italian Food
    Yummy
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I just found this restaurant and can't believe it took this long. Terrific food, energetic crowd,fabulous wait staff, notably Marcia, loved her, can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • servicenut
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    service was very poor it took almost 10 minutes to be noticed and another 10 min for the wine to come but the food was very good
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for celebrations
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    When to dinner for my mother's birthday the food and service was great. Put in the comments section for the reservation it we were celebrating my mother's birthday and they brought a cake with candles. Great night over all thank you!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner
    Foodie
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Both my boyfriend's and my family met for dinner here for the first time and enjoyed the great family style meals! Not disappointed in anything.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great time
    phantomfriends
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Great food, great staff...wonderful expe dry ience
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Family style meal
    Food
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We ordered the family stile mean light for 4 people tgere was loads of food and it was delicious we took most of it away with us, it is a relaxed environment x
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had to push our reservation back and they were very accommodating despite a busy night. We loved the old-world feel of the restaurant, but our kids also felt very comfortable and happy with the experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • pattiecake
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    great food good place for groups to get together prices very reasonable!!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our family's favorite place
    ppdd34
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Our whole family loves Maggiano's. Whenever we venture to the "big city" we come here for great food, wonderful atmosphere and fabulous service. We recommend it to everyone going into Boston.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • JoiNoelle
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Why is it that every time I make a reservation through Open Table I am never eligible for points, this is the 3rd time booking a Boston Restaurant with Open Table and been told I get no points?? Del Frisco's, Morton's and now Maggiano's I think I will call the restaurants directly from now on!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our first visit, not our last.
    ecmmmm
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    We were in town to see a show and went to Maggiano's for dinner before. We made reservations online beforehand, but we arrived early. We were seated immediately. Our server, Anna, was terrific. Attentive without hovering and very aware. My wife and I toasted her birthday after our drinks arrived. At the end of the meal we were very full amd didn't order dessert. Anna picked up on the toast and brought out some lemon cookies with a candle in one of them and surprised us both. Very well done. We had Bruschetta, chicken marsala, and a shrimp and chicken dish that was fantastic. Food was great. This was the first time we had dined at Maggiano's. It will not be our last. We will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it!
    LL11
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    I brought my son here before a show. It was his pick and we were both so happy. Nothing beats fresh pasta. We can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A place to enjoy !
    faragh6
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    With a great ambience , you will experience an Italian American style of restaurants.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Overall a great experience. My only disappointment was that I could not take my leftovers since we were in a hotel with no fridge. Loves the place and will be back the next time I'm in Boston
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food but right quarters
    Jennyf730
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The food is really good. The only complaint I had was that our table was really too small for 4 people. We also did family style and I felt that every person that walked by bumped knot something on our table. Other than that excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    Bill
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Had a fantastic time. Went after a matinee at the Boston Opera House. We were seated in a fantastic corner booth. Great food and outstanding service!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Italian family dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We chose Maggiano's for the menu choices we found online -- we were not disappointed. The dinner and deserts were great. We found the restaurant to be a great family venue and though we were just the two of us it was a pleasure seeing the family gatherings while we enjoyed some delectable fare. Would recommend it to anyone looking for a great Italian venue. The staff were pleasant to deal with and very professional. Great place for a nice dinner before the evening show at the Boston Opera House.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect meal before a show
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    We made a reservation on Open Table and were seated promptly. It was 90% outside and we were all hot, frustrated, etc after a long day at work. The waitress immediately came over and asked us what we'd like for a beverage. They knew we were in a bit of a rush (we had a 7:30 show to make) and the service was great! We ordered individually as we weren't really hungry! I do think the family style is perfect for a hungry group! We'd go back there in a heartbeat~
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Mike C
    Michael
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Really enjoyed getting together with family it was very nice
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome
    Grimlaser
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    We had a great time at your restaurant. The food was great the service and the staff were excellent. Will definitely go again thank you very much.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great homemade italian food
    Angie
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The app were like grandmas home cooking. The pastas were extensive and delicious. Not overpriced plenty of food to take home. Friendly staff
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everyone but the Hostess
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Everything was terrific except the hostess who gave us a hard time when we called to say we were running 15 - 30 minutes late.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic