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Maggiano's - Chicago
Maggiano's - Chicago

Maggiano's - Chicago Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.maggianos.com
  • Phone: (312) 644-7700
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 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: Italian, American
  • Executive Chef: Francie Copeland
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, 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 312-644-5555 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: 2 blocks west of the Grand Red Line Stop.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Street parking also available.
A word from Maggiano's - Chicago
Welcome to Maggiano's Chicago, located in downtown Chicago on the corner of Clark & Grand. Maggiano's 260 seat dining room is a quick trip from the Water Tower Mall, Navy Pier & the Art Museum. Our restaurant is an ideal location for your lunch, dinner, baby shower, or important client meeting. The outdoor seasonal patio has an old-world feel of dining on the bustling streets of Florence. Maggiano's hosts a variety of special events including the SBC Ameritech Merger conference & the Maggiano's "Linebacker Luncheon," an event open to the public that featured the first ever meeting of gridiron greats Dick Butkus & Brian Urlacher. Look for exciting future events including the Chicago Sports Celebrity Dinner. Recent celebrity visitors include John Lithgow & Magic Johnson. So join us soon! We look forward to hosting your next business or family gathering.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Always a delight... Food was exceptional was the consensus of a party of nine."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "My last two visits to this location left me unsatisfied. My favorite entree at the restaurant is the Taylor Baked Ziti and usually it is prepared excellently. On this visit, the pasta was cooked too long and it was hard. The last time I had it there was not enough seasoning and too much parsley on top. Besides the food, the service was alarming in that five minutes passed before the server greeted us. She was professional and courteous, but my dinner party sat unnoticed after the hostess directed us to our table. Unfortunately, I have experienced that kind of lag before at this location. My confidence in this location is very low after two episodes of slow service and inconsistent preparation of the food."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "My husband and I always eat at Maggiano's whenever we come to Chicago to run in races. It's a fabulous Italian restaurant. All of the food is delicious and reasonably priced. The service is extraordinary."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Perfect place to go for a low key dining experience. Good food, great service and won't break the bank."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Wednesday, July 16, 2014, my family and I (all 10 of us) went to have a celebration diner at Maggiano's. We ordered the Classic Family Style service and were truly amazed at the great tasting food and terrific friendly service. We did make reservations for 6 but had additional members come at the last minute resulting in a 45 minute wait so I strongly encourage you to make reservations for the correct party size to avoid substantial delays. My 10 year son said "wow mom that was good, why are they still bringing more food." I replied, "those were the appetizers!" He said "party on mom...dude this place is great!" Out of the mouths of babes..this place was great!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Great time had an excellent server. I will defintley return soon with family and would love to contribute to the up keep of this restraunt. I would just really like if the ladies at the front desk would smile a little more they are the first face people see when we walk in."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Service very good and fast, pasta and sauce was outstanding and came to the table hot. I will return ."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We enjoyed the stuffed mushrooms, Maggiano's salad, and warm bread with olive oil. I ordered the grilled salmon which was good, but enjoyed the broccolini even more."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Greeted immediately and seated promptly. Wonderful, upbeat atmosphere. Service was outstanding; staff was very attentive. The food was excellent. One in our group got the mozzarella "sticks". I was encouraged to try that and it was truly the best I'be ever had. You can't go wrong with any of the pasta dishes. In my opinion, one of the "must try" restaurants in the area."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I went with a friend at lunch, and ordered from the order one, take one home menu. I ordered eggplant parmigiana (Sp?) for my lunch. The garlic was overpowering, and when a whole clove - that's right a WHOLE clove of UNCOOKED garlic popped out, along with other pieces of uncooked garlic, I knew I would need hearburn medicine later. Our waiter had no personality at all. Not very impressed after all the hype I hear about Maggiano's - my very first visit and probably my last. There are so many Italian restaurants to choose from that I can't imagine spending any more time or money on this one."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We had a meeting of relatives for the first time. So we were happing to be able to sit and visit, but our server carried it a bit too far. He would disappear often and we had to ask someone else to find him. He did not know what drinks were available from the bar, someone else brought our water, and it took forever to get the bill settled. There were only a fee tables so he was not too busy. But the food was excellent. We all enjoyed our order and the sample desserts were perfect. We will return and recommend it to our friends and family."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We had a great dining experience at Maggiano's Chicago. We have been to the Maggiano's in Phila. & Boston with good results and this location (their original) is excellent for family dining. We chose the "family-style" menu and every course our wonderful waitress brought out was excellent. Overall a great night enjoyed by all (6) of our group"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "As always, food and service was great. Copious amounts of food prepared perfectly. Never a disappointment."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Love, love, love, their crab and shrimp cannelloni! I'll be back again!"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "I had relatives in from Sweden. I have not been to the Maggiano's in the city. I love the one in the burbs. I was very dissappointed with the service. The waitress took drink orders and did not come back to the table after that for a good 15-20 minutes. After our food arrived one of my relatives did not recieve here pasta. Again the waitress did not stop by for another 20 minutes. Our drinks were constantly empty and after my great aunt asked for her pasta a 2nd time it never came. The food was good but the service was lack luster at best. In such a competitive market in the city I was suprised the service was so subpar."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Always great. Will keep going back?great menu has something for everyone"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "This is a fabulous spot. Great ambiance and the food is outstanding and very reasonable. Will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We ate here over the July 4th weekend so I am glad I had made a reservation as there was over an hour wait. It was extremely loud and to talk to the person next to me I had to yell in their ear. The waiter took our order and that was all we saw of him. Someone else brought out the food and we had to grab a walking by manager to refill our drinks. The food there is delicious we did enjoy that. Our waiter finally came by when how noticed our plates had been cleared to see if there was anything else. Left us our check, we paid and left. Very disappointed as we have always enjoyed the great service at the Lettuce Co."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Everything we had was delicious. The bruschetta was the best I've had from a restaurant in awhile (I make my own). I was floored by the cost! Everything is always so expensive in the city, but not here. I have always said pasta is the cheapest food w/ basic sauces and get annoyed when restaurants want to charge ridiculous prices for what? ambiance, presentation, small portions or because they can?! This is quality food, service and an enjoyable atmosphere where you can afford to bring the whole family."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Delicious pastas and offering a deal that is incredibly enticing - 1 appetizer / 2 side salad, 2 pastas + 2 take home, 1 dessert for $39.99. The food we got was more than enough for our family of 2 adults + 2 young kids for lunch, dinner, plus another dinner. The price we paid ended up cheaper than having 3 meals of McDonald's!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Great Night we had the family style dinner option. It was perfect our group of four got to taste some of everyone's choice. Definitely recommend! !"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We took out of town family here for a July 4th family dinner pre-fireworks. Our large party included two children under age 10. Food was very good, our waiter was fabulous and very attentive. The room was lovely and we all came away happy."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I like Maggiano for offering good food in a friendly atmosphere. The service was good but it did not live up to my expectation. The requests were repeated twice before they were delivered."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "I had a taste for my favorite appetizer from Maggiano's and decided to make a trip there. The Calamari was well worth the visit and to top it all off, I received great customer service from the waiter!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Maggiano's has been my reliable Italian restaurant that can please any pallette. My friends tend to be picky eaters so this is where we go when visitors come to town. Food is consistently good and service is mostly very good. The attentiveness is lacking when it is a bit busy on weekends which can be true of many places."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We've dined at Maggiano's on various occasions, usually with the kids. I received an email about a date night special and made a reservation through open table. It was 7pm on a Saturday night and there were several large groups. I was worried we were going to be seated in the middle of the noise, but I was pleasantly surprised when we were seated in a u-shaped booth in the back of the restaurant. It was quite romantic and our service was excellent!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "i had a coupon that when i made the reservation i was told by the receptionist that i could use. when i presented it with the check, the restaurant refused it. receptionist denied approving it. i was given my check while eating my entree. my table was cleared while i was still eating my entree. from being seated until being given my check was less than twenty minutes. it is a fast food restaurant."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Food is good, not great. The price is fair, though. The pasta was a little too cooked. Could've been more al dente, but I heard Americans prefer it softer than my personal taste. Sauce was tasteful and there was a decent amount of lobster. Service is very good. The waiter took a while to take my order because something held her at another table (I noticed it.) First thing she said when came to mine was to apologize for the delay and promised she's compensate for that, which she did. My drink and starter came very quickly. Portions are generous. I ordered a small salad as starters and left almost half of it so I had room for the entrée. The spaghetti with lobster would easily serve a couple after the starters."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We sat in the bar area, in a huge round booth. It was partly a business mtg, but the noise level was fine and we were comfortable with privacy. Our server Brittany was terrific: came around often enough that we felt well-looked after, but not as though as though she was intruding."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "It's Maggiano's best location and the chefs are consistent I live in Switzerland and Ihave to say the languine white clam sauce is the best in the world!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We ate here to celebrate birthdays. We chose the Classic Family Style option b/c we can ask for 2nd, 3rd and even 4th serving if we are still hungry. We ordered mussels, calamari & stuffed mushrooms for appetizers... rigatoni "D" & eggplant parmesan (sauce could use a little more sugar) for pastas... tilapia and the sirloin steak as our entrees. When it was dessert time, our server (Jake) brought our desserts out with candles for my dad and sister. All the food was very delicious and our server, Jake, was awesome! We had a good amount of left-overs so we took everything home. My whole family (especially my hard-to-please dad) enjoyed the food and the service very much! We will definitely return again!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "This one of my favorite restaurants with great food, ususally outstanding service, great promotions and value."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Maggiano's is always dependably good, but for my latest visit, it was great. There are two new prixe fix options, both of which incorporate the "take a classic pasta home" along with your leftovers. in this instance, I had sirloin with peppercorn sauce and took home ravioli in pesto alfredo. Our shared appetizer was salad caprese and shared dessert was apple crostada. Everything was really good. Our service was fantastic too."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Our waiter was very knowledgeable of the food the resturant offered as well as the wine list. We suggested two different wines each which he then suggest 1 for each of us that he liked personally. He brought us samples and sure enough he knew what he was talking about."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Excellent dinner with large portions. I have dined here many times before. My favorite dish is Chicken Parmesan. The Stuffed Mushrooms are also great."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Waitress was great, but had a lot of tables to manage! We waited a lot! Kind of hard with kids!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Waiter sorry forgot his name was very friendly and helpful. Worked on Sat July 14 around 3 pm by the bar area :)"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "When my husband and I moved to Chicago we were celebrating our 1 year anniversary. We found Maggiano's and we've been back for every anniversary since! It's a nice place. Good food, atmosphere, and I love that they do the Make A Wish fundraisers. It's a great place to go eat!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We selected Maggiano's for our date night, the food and the ambiance was just great, wait staff is always outstanding"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The food was very good as compared to the Philly Maggiano's restaurant."
    Dined on 6/12/2014