Maggiano's - Durham
Maggiano's - Durham

Maggiano's - Durham

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.maggianos.com/
  • Phone: 9195720070
  • 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: Brian Fitzgibbons
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, 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 919-572-0188 to schedule your delivery. Orders must be placed by 7 p.m. for next-day delivery. Minimum order required. Delivery fee applies.

Getting there

  • Parking: No
A word from Maggiano's - Durham
Welcome to Maggiano's Durham located in the Streets of Southpoint Mall. The mall is 5 miles from Research Triangle Park off Interstate 40. Please call us for more specific directions. Maggiano's dining room is an ideal location for your dinner, baby shower, or important client meeting. The seasonal patio seats 25 and has an old-world feel of dining on the bustling streets of Florence. So join us soon! We look forward to hosting your next business or family gathering.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Maggiano's - Durham reviews from OpenTable diners
266 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (158)good for groups (145)romantic (88)fit for foodies (66)great for lunch (64)kid-friendly (58)neighborhood gem (37)notable wine list (36)hot spot (22)great for outdoor dining (18)great for brunch (16)vibrant bar scene (14)late-night find (12)scenic view (6)Show More
  • Great Food & Value
    TVHG
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    The food is always excellent, and the "take-home-a-pasta-dish" opportunity is great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Maggiano's in Durham is excellent. We were seated promptly upon arriving as I had made a reservation to celebrate a friend's birthday. I had eaten there on several occasions but this was his first time. The waitress was friendly and took care of things we needed. Food was delicious. Plus he loved that the noise level was so that we could talk. He loved celebrating his birthday there and will return. The waitress brought his cake with candles and had taken the time to create a heart shape with one of the candles. It was wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chard
    Chard
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The onions in my salad were ver strong. As a result, I could not eat all of it
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Italian Restaurant
    Keith
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Always have a good time here. Staff Friendly. Host Staff Not so Much. Don't let the Host staff deter you from going, as they also seem in an unfriendly or unhelpful mood. Been this way since they opened. Pros: Make a reservation and you'll get a great seat. I always ask for a booth and get it. They have a combo Appetizer/Dinner/Dessert for two people for $39. It's called Marco's Meal. Best Deal! It's well worth it. You get really good portion sizes for dinner and then you get to pick two more (your choice) of dinners to take home with you. Add in the Appetizer and Dessert and you are stuffed. We upgraded our meals ($2) and added grilled chicken ($3.00) and with two drinks from the bar we totaled $58. Great for everything!!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Terrible service
    EJWWATVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I've eaten at Maggianos 50+ times and never had such poor service especially considering that we had two waiters.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Maggiano's 10/17
    fatgirlstatus
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    My husband and I love Maggiano's!!! The food and drinks are always excellent! I was a little disappointed this time, because we had reservations for 8:00 and were not seated until 20 minutes after our reservation time. Also, we ordered 2 salads that were not brought out. When we let our server know, she immediately brought out the salads and was very apologetic. The manager came over right away as well, apologized and took 30% off of our bill. Despite the reservations and salad mishap, we still had a great date night at Maggiano's. We truly appreciated the manager making up for the mistake. Maggiano's shows great patronage and that is why we come back time after time.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Although the food and service were top notch, the wait time was exorbitant. We waited for 20-30 minutes for our appetizer (although we were told it would take a few minutes) and then another 20-30 minutes after receiving the appetizer to get our actual meal.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful Anniversary choice!
    Dtruth
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Lovely, dark and romantic atmosphere, cozy bar, small but charming patio dining available, extensive menu, delicious dishes, and the best tiramisu on the planet!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Maggiano's review
    Gwen
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    For the first time I had poor service at Maggiano's. We saw our waiter frequently, but only as he visited the table beside us. I literally had to reach out and touch his arm as he hurried by, to get his attention for our table. If the other table kept him too busy to attend to us, I understand, that happens. However, the restaurant should have seated us somewhere else when we came in. The other party came in at the same time we did, so the restaurant was aware of the load they were placing on the waiter. The restaurant was not filled when we entered and there were plenty of other tables in other areas. I have not had this experience at Maggiano's before and hope not to have it again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not the usual experience
    NCdiners
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Have dined at Maggiano's here and other locations many times and have always been very happy. However, this most recent experience was not up to par. First...the food was wonderful as always. Tried the new Lighter Take and it was delicious. The service was not good on this visit. Server was not organized, seemed distracted and frazzled. Had to ask for bread 3 times, finally getting it after asked a server who was not ours. Appetizers came out separately and not at same time. We found ourselves constantly asking repeatedly for things before getting them. It seemed, to me, that the place overall was disorganized that evening. Perhaps they did not expect that much business on Sunday evening?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal and service
    familyeatsout
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    The service was attentive and the food was wonderful. Took advantage of their special on pasta dishes to get one for the restaurant and one for home too. Both dishes were great. Also took advantage of their new healthier choice menu and was also delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing Dining Experience
    slsot001
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The food was mediocre, at best, and the server was indifferent especially after we chose to not go with the pricier family style option. He even cashed out our bill before we received our dessert. Really disappointing to find that this restaurant was no longer a dining option for us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place
    Kalehunters
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Ambiance, service, food all wonderful. Also, their willingness to accommodate dietary restriction is terrific. Just ask! Recommend highly.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • love it
    mcknight88
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    This place is amazing. I had it in my mind that the prices would be high, so we did save this as a special meal, but turns out the prices are reasonable, especially if you do one of thier many order one take one specials, 2 meals for the price of one! Love it. Can't speak higher. And they were good to my kids which can make or break an experence.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Accommodates healthy choices
    Healthychoices
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The spinach salad was terrific. I appreciate the lighter fare choices with nutritional values listed. The lighter fare choice I had was fantastic. The chicken piccata.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Busy, loud, factory-like bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • long waits, bad table location
    RaleighRez
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Service was very good. waitress was very nice and helpful. Food was OK. Biggest beefs were booth location next to kitchen and under the stairs, and long waits for dirinks and then entrees. It was a Wednesday evening and not that busy.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience
    Lolly
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Good value with generous proportions. Excellent food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As good as I remembered
    MurryVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    It has been a while since we ate here. The lighter fare was outstanding. Such a nice evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love the Balcony seating
    redsoxspike
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Our favorite place to eat and where we take special friends and out of town guests. The balcony seating is by far the best spot in the venue. It is more intimate and the noise level is a bit more manageable. Love our server. 2nd time she has taken care of s and she is splendid. Kaitlan, I believe.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it...but LOUD
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Maggiano's is ALWAYS a favorite...great menu, great food, and great service. My one suggestion for them would be anything they could do to minimize the noise level. The only thing that keeps dining at Maggiano's from being PERFECT is how difficult it is to enjoy a conversation because it's so hard to hear. As you can tell, though, the great parts of Maggiano's still keep me coming back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Rlr1
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Enjoyable evening, waiter was great.. Definitely go back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Unfortunate Again...
    nikatnite
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    This was my second time to Maggiano's in Durham and once again I was quite disappointed. My food looked like it had sit under a food lamp for an hour and tasted like it too. There's really not much more to say.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    Debbie
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We did not stay for this reservation. My husband and I really like Maggiano's. BUT we were really disappointed Sunday. Our reservation was for a booth. They always honor this request. On Sunday they sat us at a table instead of our booth request. When asked about waiting for a booth the gentleman was NOT willing to check how long the wait would be! So we walked out. In retrospect we should have asked for a manager so they would have known what happened and the unwillingness for the gentleman to help us. POOR customer service!! Which is totally contradictory to Maggiano's norm.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent food, beautiful setting.
    LuvtheFoodLuvtheFood1
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was my first time eating at MAGGIANO'S and it was very good. Food was very tasty, seating area was comfortable, was very crowded and not noisy. That was a plus 10 alone. The restaurant is beautifully designed. Inside and outside. Elegant. Can't wait to go back. I Drove 55 miles to get there and I will do it again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Maggianos
    ccsds
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We went with two people who have never gone to Maggiano's and ordered from the family style menu. They thought the food was very good and liked the choices. The waitress was very knowledgeable about the menu and the new healthier choices.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lighter side
    Betty
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Once again had a wonderful meal at Maggiano's. They have a new lighter side that is simply delicious. I got the baked ziti. They substituted chicken sausage for the port sausage and made the sauce lighter. But they made it with alot of flavor and I believe they cut it to half the calories. You have to try it!! Very tasty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Suisse19
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    food is always good; buy one, get one deal is fabulous
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our Go-To place for occasions
    EssieinNC
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Hubby and I come here for all our special occasions: birthdays, anniversaries, family visits, whatever the celebration is!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • celebrate
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Though noisy and very busy, lots of hustle and bustle, service was attentive and food was delicious. We were celebrating a new job, perfect place for a fun event. Would definitely making a reservation to avoid a possible lengthy wait.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor
    poor
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    You need to train your wait staff. This was our first time in 2 years because off the low Food rating score. I will not return again. I would not recommend it to my friends.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • LIGHTER TAKE
    LyzaVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Bi-monthly diners at Maggiano's, we were very disappointed Saturday evening when we entertained our house guests. Our reservation for 7pm was made a couple days earlier and we were seated in a lovely booth per our request. Our server was very friendly, but he commented that our below issues were with the beverage/food runners. Our bottle of wine never arrived until we inquired about it when our warm/tepid entrees were served. Only one couple was served the salad ordered; the other couple received their salad after getting the attention of our waiter and asking what happened. Hence, salad served and the entrees probably sat finished under a warming light due to this screw up. Very disappointing.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Been to Maggianos many times. Food iis always good. Wine prices high but can live with it.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    food and service were really great. tables were too close together... person sitting at table behind me kept bumping into my chair just to be able to get out of theirs. as the evening went on the music level became so loud I had trouble having a conversation with the people at my table.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Favorite Spot
    Food4Thought
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We always look forward to stopping at Maggiano's whenever were in the area. Most of the time we have a great meal with great service. This night was no exception. This is a very busy place so if you want to not wait for a hour or two.... that's not unheard of... you need to make a reservation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great atmosphereexceptional service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Cesar salad was dry, food was ok. I expected much more of the food than what I got. It was nothing special at all. The service was great, the atmosphere was great, the decor was exceptional h h h uhh . U cbc y u g "
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New Lighter Menu
    ApexCrazy
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Wanted to try the newer "lighter" menu so I ordered the chicken parm. Not as good as the original but good for a reduced calorie dish. It was better the second day when I ate the leftovers. Old menu item crabcakes were as good as ever. No lighter but good. The server was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday and Anniversary
    bush
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    I had a birthday on the 7th and 35 years married on Sept. 8th. Dined there on Sept. 7th and it was wonderful. had a great server.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • one star at best.
    TTNY007
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Ordered soup took 3 people to find a spoon, by then you guessed it the soup was cold. Wanted desert but waiter never asked. Salad had no dressing on it, to bad there was no waiter to ask for dressing. Food was cold. The list is endless. Save your money, plenty of other choices in the area.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Steelie
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We had an incredible time celebrating my husband's birthday. Food was fabulous!! Our waiter - Parker was Fantastic!! We sat upstairs for the first time and it was beautiful experience. Love the view of all of the activity downstairs.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.