Sangiovese Ristorante
Sangiovese Ristorante

Sangiovese Ristorante

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.sangioveseristorante.com/
  • Phone: 317-596-0731
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Marco Tullio Garcia
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Sangiovese Ristorante offer's catering for off-site venue's. Please contact Chris at (317) 596-0731 to create a menu for your catering needs.
  • Private Party Facilities: Sangiovese Ristorante has semi-private dining availability for groups from 10 people to 75 people. Please contact us for further questions.
  • Private Party Contact: Chris 3175960731
  • Entertainment: Live Jazz in the Bar/Lounge Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday 6:30-9:30pm, Thursday 7-10pm and Friday 7-11pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 82nd and Dean Road
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a large parking lot in front of restaurant.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
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Sangiovese Ristorante reviews from OpenTable diners
21 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.7
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (13)great for outdoor dining (11)romantic (11)neighborhood gem (10)scenic view (8)notable wine list (7)vibrant bar scene (5)fit for foodies (5)good for groups (5)late-night find (2)hot spot (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Marvelous...
    Preston
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Love this place! I have never failed to have a wonderful meal, fabulous wine, and attentive service. It seems as if everyone who is involved with this restaurant loves what they do, and it certainly shows...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • eat1VIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Look forward to visiting the new Sangiovese when you are reopened.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very enjoyable meal and view!
    Dick
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Our meals were absolutely deliciously Italian! We were fortunate to eat there Saturday, for the restaurant was closing on Sunday and moving to a new location in the fall. We will miss them!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    dinner4u
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We have dined at this restaurant several times. We have always had great service and the food has been excellent. This night was no different. We love this restaurant for special events for the family or a nice night out for just the two of us.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good
    VisitorFromIndyVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We have been to Sangiovese several times and wanted to make a last visit before their move. As in the past, the food was excellent and the service was attentive. Noise level was a bit high. We are looking forward to visiting Sangiovese at their new location in Ironworks.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dinner!
    Tgjg49
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    We had a great dining experience at Sangiovese on a week night before they move locations. As always the food was superb from the veal piccata to the traditional Italian spaghetti dishes. The wine list is always a hit along with the mixed drinks. We love the music in the bar too.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delightful Place to eat
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    It was not a good night. The food was tasty but cold and lacked sauce both on the Veal Marsala and there wasn't any sauce on the pasta. Another couple had the Chicken Marsala and they had the same problem.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice evening
    Gerard
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Celebrated our anniversary dining on the outdoor patio. Excellent service with very good food.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great specials and salads
    Dinewfamily
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    We got several of the specials of the day which were excellent. Also great salads.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good
    bradentonVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Been here many times and it is always a great place to dine. We were updated that they would be relocating due to cost. The new location won't be far but I am concerned that they may not have outdoor dining with a view.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    JamieG
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    A wonderful experience for outdoor dining on a Saturday night. The food, staff and service raised the bar, they asked if we would like to have our table relocated out of the direct sunlight. My compliments to the entire team. You are now on our regulars list.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Usually better
    ComfortFoodie
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    We can almost always count on a good meal here. However, last night was not our best experience at Sangiovese. Had some bad drinks served (first order good, second round didn't taste right. Sent back second drinks but replacements were just as bad). Outdoor chairs could use cushions as they are uncomfortable.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 9 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.8
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 487 reviews are from the Sangiovese Ristorante reviews archive.
  • Great Restaurant
    Susan
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    Great restaurant with great food, outdoor dining with best scenic view in the city.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good value
    Eaglefood
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Love the food and it was much more reasonable than the place we usually go to for Italian Bar service was a little slow and it was very dark in the back room We will request a table in the front room next time
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    SavannahIndiana
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We were a party of 8, including a 4-year-old and two vegetarians, so a fairly challenging group! Our server was prompt, thorough, friendly and helpful. The food was great and the selection was wonderful - including gluten-free pasta (yeah, I forgot to mention we had one of those too!). Everyone came away happy with the food and the experience. A little noisy, but it is always hard to converse across and 8-top table, isn't it? Will return first chance I get.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food and service
    chuck2463
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Good food and great service. It was too cold to eat outside but when weather is better if you can .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Truly fabulous
    DiningJenVIP
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    From the top-quality food to the wonderful waiter (Aaron), to the round table that made conversation comfortable with our party of eight. Gracie!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DJJJ
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Always enjoy dinner here. Food is great service is great
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special Time
    IndyPettyMan
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Sangiovese offers a truly wonderful dining experience. The atmosphere and service are second to none. The food is outstanding. I had the Chicken Parmesan. The chicken was a filleted breast cooked in such a manner that it was so tender you almost didn't need to chew it. The pasta was the perfect consistency for the dish as well. My mother had the Fillet Mignon and couldn't stop commenting how wonderfully tender it was and the taste was outstanding. The cost was very reasonable and well worth what was provided.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Italian?
    FemaleMD
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Good italien eats in lovely environment, not too crowded. Lovely music on weekend nights. Lovely outdoor dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still maintaining high standards
    ThumbsupthumbsdownVIP
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Took friends to dinner and continue to consider Sangiovese to be an excellent choice for almost anyone who wants an above-average, independently- owned Italian restaurant that offers not only high quality food and service that ought to be (but isn't) standard in the industry, and also off-street free parking, outdoor tables with a view worth seeing, and reservations. One area for improvement would be more entrees for vegetarians.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • one of the best Indy Italian spots
    Lisa
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Authentic delicious cuisine every time. The wait staff are just as excellent every time.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Italian Restaurant
    SteveU
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Sangiovese is our favorite Italian restaurant on the north side. When we want good Italian food this is where we go!
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Escape
    Good1
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    We really enjoyed everything. We plan to go back soon.
    Special Features:
    Romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • my favorite restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    always love Sangiovese its the best restaurant in town.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Value & Service
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    This isn't the first time we've had dinner here. The food is good, the service professional & knowledgeable, the ambiance romantic but upbeat. Live music, too, and an excellent wine list and bar selection. You will be happy you went! Oh...and both Andy and Brandon are excellent waiters, too!
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a treat
    bradentonVIP
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Have dined here several time before. Always great food, service and atmosphere. The outdoor dining is open and it is wonderful for summer.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!
    Foodiecutie
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Me and my boyfriend went there before prom and it was excellent :) it wasn't too crowded, the lighting was romantic, and there was lovely piano playing. Our waiter was fantastic, very personable and on top of things. I don't think my glass ever got half full before another fresh one replaced it. The food was also amazing. The house bread was perfect, and our bruschetta and pastas were also delicious. Totally worth the price. Service was also quick and friendly. It's a little on the costly side, but coupons made it more affordable. You definitely get your money's worth. I recommend this as a great date night kind of place, but can also be appropriate for business meetings and gatherings for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    The filet Mignon is surprisingly good. Much better than the one found at most steak houses. Will definitely be back in the future to try out all the menu items, especially the pastas.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Enjoyable
    SuzyVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We enjoyed the experience. Would definitely go again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • one of the best on north side
    deedee
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    Love this place! Food and service always excellent!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Osso Buco
    ArnieVIP
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    My favorite is the Osso Buco. The Salmon is terrific as well. MUsic in the bar , nice to listen to as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic Ristorante!
    HGHuey
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    Small, quiet, romantic, super food, great service, full bar, live entertainment. When we want to celebrate something special we always choose Sangiovese Ristorante. The food is outstanding. The service is very attentive. You can have a quiet conversation and enjoy great food and wine. It can't be beat!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very enjoyable
    RayC
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    Sangiovese had an excellent menu well prepared. I had linguine with shellfish fra diavolo. We'll done without an excessive amount of pasta. I would have given it 5stars, but the wine list was limited. Service was terrific and the place has a nice ambience. Would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect date night restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Atmosphere, music and quality food for that fun date night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Dining
    ddpoppe
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We had never dined at Sangiovese Ristorante before, but had purchased a coupon book from a neighborhood child that contained a coupon. After eating there, I can't believe we hadn't tried it before! The food was unbelievable, the service was excellent and our entire experience was great! We will be dining there again very soon! (My husband said the lasagna was the best he'd ever had, and he is very particular about his lasagna!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Find
    DisappointedVIP
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    Was very happy to stumble upon this restaurant! The service was impeccable and the food outstanding! Definitely a neighborhood gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice staff and pleasant atmosphere
    dawnVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    We were warmly greeted by the hostess who remembered my parents from a previous dinner there. Same with our waiter. Food was plentiful and nicely presented. Very good service and enjoyed the piano player.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent service from the
    Mercy
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Excellent service from the hostess who apologized that our table was not ready to the wait staff who were professional and friendly. My glass was never empty. The only negative thing was the lighting. It was very dark and having poor eyesight it was a little difficult to read the menu. I would suggest adding a bigger candle to the tables for more concentrated lighting:)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Northside Nights
    Treefrog37
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    We attrended this reataurant during "Northside Nights". I usually skip Italian on these occasions, but WOW!. I experienced great flavor and fantastic service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.