Maggiano's - Cincinnati
Maggiano's - Cincinnati

Maggiano's - Cincinnati

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.maggianos.com/
  • Phone: 5137940670x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday-Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Karl Lenz
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, 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 513-967-4747 to schedule your delivery. Orders must be placed by 7 p.m. for next-day delivery. Minimum order required. Delivery fee applies.
  • Entertainment: Wednesdays and Thursdays our Piano Bar is filled with live music.

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Mall parking available. Mall Valet is located out front of our restaurant and is available at $5.00 per vehicle. Valet is complimentary for Maggiano's diners 11-3 Monday - Friday.
A word from Maggiano's - Cincinnati
Welcome to Maggiano's Little Italy in Cincinnati, OH, conveniently located at Kenwood Towne Centre. Our dining room is ideal for group lunches, festive gatherings and romantic dinners for two.

Maggiano’s specializes in serving lavish portions of authentic Southern Italian cuisine served family style. Our menu is large and varied, offering a great selection of homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish and memorable desserts.

Whether for lunch or for dinner, for social gatherings or for work functions, we hope to see you soon!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Maggiano's - Cincinnati reviews from OpenTable diners
393 reviews since April 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.5
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (272)good for groups (211)romantic (156)great for lunch (132)great for outdoor dining (100)fit for foodies (98)kid-friendly (83)neighborhood gem (73)notable wine list (56)great for brunch (47)hot spot (39)vibrant bar scene (26)late-night find (25)scenic view (8)Show More
  • Loved it but.......
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Service excellent...cleanliness excellent....food delicious bit noisy for just 2 adults celebrating a very special occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The server was great...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    There was a hair found in our food the server did get the manager Mark and he removed 25 percent of the bill. I thought it should have been free..it's hard to finish enjoying your food after something like that. Looking and lose taste buds. I felt it should have been food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Italian Food Ever
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This is the best italian food that I have ever eaten. The restaurant was packed with a two hour wait and the service was still phenomenal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reservation Mindset Not the Best
    DaytonDiner
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I love Maggiano's and we are loyal to them when coming down from Dayton to shop at Kenwood due to their GREAT FOOD and kid friendly model. That said the attitude of the staff towards people who have made reservations for a specific time is a bit frustrating when the restaurant has slipped well off schedule on a busy night. For an 8:30 reservation on a Friday night we arrived 5 minutes early and were seated at 8:50. We then experienced very slow dinner service resulting in not getting out of there until after 10 PM during a two course meal. No apologies or sense of urgency by the hostesses and wait staff when they should be empathetic and apologetic to diners when this occurs, not act like we are lucky to have a chance to dine there.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday celebration
    PatCincinnati
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    4 of us went to celebrate 2 birthdays. Good food, helpful server and lemon cookies as a birthday gift. We will continue to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was good!!
    Mainelady
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Our wait staff was very attentive to our needs. We did not wait long in between courses even though the place was extremely crowded ( Friday night)!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Happy Anniversary
    funyum
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Two couples celebrating their anniversaries. Very friendly servers and management and the food was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • birthday
    anniversary
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Normally we would say that the service and food was top notch...not very satisfied. Server wasn't very focused or fast and didn't remember several items. We weren't able to have shots when we have in the past, so instead we got Patron w ice which was disgusting. Food wasn't the norm either, didn't taste the same. Wonder if there had been some changes in the kitchen as well. We were seated fast and they were friendly.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Usually a pleasant experience, this time our service was awful. Waitress, after taking our order, never returned to our table. Our food was not cooked correctly and also items were missing. Drinks never refilled. Her response was that she was slammed at the bar! As a customer, not our problem, she knew we were outside (patio) and could see us. Never asked anyone else to check on us. Sorry to say worst service and food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MoneyMan
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Entrees were tasty but the meat portions in them were quite meager.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Italian cuisine!
    MrBill
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    I always enjoy my meals at Maggianos. The food & service is always consistent. Everyone treats you like a celebrity.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Usually give higher marks, but this visit was disappointing. Salads took a very long time to arrive, and then before we had barely started eating, the main course arrived. Not a very comfortable or satisfying experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • we ordered Family Style
    joanie
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We chose the Family Style menu. The first serving of the entree was very disappointing. Most of the food came out slightly warm and the sauces were very dry. We mentioned it to our server and she brought a second round which was superb. We felt it was a shame that it did not come that way the first time. Our server was outstanding!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very squished! Non-polite waiter!
    Momma
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My husband made reservations online and asked for a quiet table for my birthday. We had reservations and still had to wait 15 minutes for our table. So much for a quiet table. They put us on the corner of the walkway that all the servers and patrons walked through. Our table was knocked twice and a couple times people brushed me as they went by! The waiter was not very pleasant! You would think that when my husband said that it was my birthday, he would have been more pleasant, but no. If you are looking for a relaxing dinner, maybe look somewhere else.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • SNow
    Sweetdivia79
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The experince over all was great. The only problem I had was I requested a window seat and did not the window view I was expecting. Instead I was given a window table where the window was behind me. I have tried to get a table when I made telephone reservations and ws told that I had to request it. So I did that and still did not get what I wanted unless I waited until other parties were finished eating. That is my only complaint. The server was great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, service, not so much.
    mairj
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Fried Zucchini was not as hot as what I'm used to, but still tasted good. The chicken & spinach manicotti was delicious. Service was lacking I'm guessing due to a large party our server had in addition to our table.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner
    Daytonfans
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We made online reservations for my wife's birthday. We have dined at more than one Maggiano's and enjoy every visit. Our request for a booth was honored, for a more comfortable and cozy experience. We like to take advantage of the Dinner for Two. My wife chose the mushroom ravioli and I the lasagna. They were delicious. The salads, chocolate cake, & coffee were equally good. Our server was very attentive. The take home was a bonus.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • luv2eatItalian
    luv2eatItalian
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Service is always superb! Great Wine List. Food is excellent and we also LOVE LOVE LOVE the Classic menu where you can take one home. Everyone is always so accomodating from the Front Desk to the Bar to the Table and being served. Highly recommend to food lovers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious
    Erin
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The food here was delicious. The prices were great for the generous portions that we were served. Our service was very friendly and efficient. I am wanting to come back with a larger group and split a meal and taste their wines.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great place to celebrate
    Socrates
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    our grandson enjoyed his birthday and his take home meals!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Ryan, our Server was great. Very attentive. Outstanding Strawberry Dessert.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great diner for family
    Billcanady
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We ate outside on their patio. Terrific diner and great service. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food is the best. Love the variety. Service was very good too. Very friendly. Sangria was excellent. The mussels appetizers were delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience...
    John
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The only thing better than the food was the service. ...we ate in the outdoor area and it was quiet and relaxing. ..the pomegranate martini was great...good value and great quality. ...what more can we say....we will be back...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great special occasion place
    Shanks75
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Maggianos has great food, enormous portions and take home free the next day with a classic pasta. We loved it! Found the drink prices astronomical though. Perhaps that's how they can give the free food! Just be cautious. We will go back, but no alcoholic drinks!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Large Portions
    foodluver
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    This place is really good. The food is delicious and comes in very large portions (enough to take home). I gave it only four stars because the kitchen did not get our salad orders correct and we had to send them back. Overall it is a great value for the taste and amount of food you get.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!
    MommaQ
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We have been to Maggiano's numerous times, and as always, the service and food doesn't disappoint!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lcpratt
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    As usual the food was great. Love that we could get a free take-home of Rigatoni "D". Really missed that the onion straws are no longer available as an appetizer.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant evening
    HappyVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    From cocktails to meals, everything was very pleasant. Waitress was very sensitive to how she served us. This is a well rounded experience that i would recommend to anyone who wants good food with an easy, family oriented environment.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food great fun!
    love2eat
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We made reservations and ate at Maggiano's after going school clothes shopping at the mall. The food was great and Cu Cu was a great server!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • brown2rn
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Had a wonderful time. The food was amazing. Always keep the buy 1 get 1 for traditional dishes and I will always be back. Best food and deal in town
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Outstanding
    Kellykels01
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food and service was beyond what I expected, everything was absolutely wonderful. The service was also excellent, our waiter and the staff were great. I will definitely revisit Maggino's again, would even drive the distance from home to take my children in the future. I will definitely recommend the restaurant to my family and friends. Excellent!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner
    CarrieMark1
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We dined at Maggiano's on Saturday for my boyfriend's birthday. We were seated promptly, and our server greeted us almost immediately. Drinks were excellent, food was delicious, and the manager who stopped by to wish him a happy birthday was extremely nice. We were offered a complimentary dessert, but were stuffed to the gills so we declined. Our server still brought a plate of cookies with a candle. Great experience!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food...excellent service
    diddy23VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Everyone was kind, polite and personable from the moment we arrived at the hostess stand, to the great service that we received at our table from our waitress as well as the managers who stopped by to check on us/chat a bit. Everyone was so friendly and our food was amazing.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I keep coming back...
    ProudLCmom
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    This restaurant consistently serves delicious, quality food at a reasonable price for the whole family. One of my favorite all time places!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dinner!
    Romance
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    I picked this place for a romantic 38th anniversary dinner for my husband and me. It was a surprise for him and we had not been there before. Italian is our favorite food, so this was a great choice. The waiter was great, the food was wonderful, and even the manager came over to ask how things were. They all made it a special night for us! This was also our first time using open table and it worked out so well also. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dining at Maggs
    Bethie
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    I always enjoy my dining experience at Maggiano's. The food is fantastic and prices are reasonable. I just had my birthday dinner there on July 23rd with friends. We has appetizers and the Rigatoni D - one of my favorite pastas. I even got to take one home with me. I also used my $10 off birthday coupon - which I always appreciate getting. I tell my friends that Magg's is the best restaurant in Cincy!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bootsie
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Wonderful food and dining experience on our anniversary! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great anniversary dinner
    crazyunit
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The restaurant was very busy on Sunday as my wife and I came to celebrate our anniversary. After a 10 minute wait past our reservation time, we were seated and promptly greeted by our server. She did a great job making recommendations. The house wine was nice with our choices and the tiramisu was a great way to end the meal. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Italian Food
    luv2eatItalian
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The food, service, wine and ambience was perfect. We come time and time again, either the two of us or we make plans to meet others there was the wonderfully delicious Italian Food and the great service. We have always had such wonderfully attentive and knowledgeable service and that is why we keep coming back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.