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About 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.

4 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American

Hours of Operation:
M: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
T: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
W:11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Th: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
F: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Sat: 10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Sun: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 542-3456

Website:
http://locations.maggianos.com/massachusetts/boston/02116/4-columbus-ave-/

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.

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.

Public Transit:
Green Line to Arlington

Executive Chef:
Andre Barnes

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Give your guests a reason to celebrate. Whether you’re hosting a business meeting, holiday party, wedding event or birthday celebration, our expert team will ensure it’s executed flawlessly. Host your event in one of our rich, beautifully appointed banquet rooms and enjoy a fresh-made Italian feast.

Maggiano's - Boston Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (155)
Good for Groups (139)
Comfort Food (116)
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Pre/post Theatre (113)
Good for a Date (112)
Good for Birthdays (111)
Good for Anniversaries (88)
Casual (87)
Authentic (71)
Kid-friendly (70)
Fun (67)
Romantic (63)
Worth the Drive (53)
Neighborhood Gem (50)
Great for Lunch (47)
Cozy (45)
Fit for Foodies (40)
Business Meals (38)
Sunday Lunch (37)
Notable Wine List (32)
Creative Cuisine (31)
People Watching (29)
Handcrafted Cocktails (23)
Hot Spot (22)
Seasonal (20)
Great for Brunch (18)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Tasting Menu (17)
Bar Seating (17)
Good Vegetarian Options (14)
Gluten Free Options (11)
Healthy (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Late-night Find (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Quick Bite (8)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Great Beer (4)
Vegan (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Scenic View (3)
Spicy (3)
Tapas (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Live Sports (2)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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·Dined a day ago

I liked the ambiance and Italian food here

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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

We have dined at this restaurant several times before and had enjoyable experiences. This time, however, we couldn’t get out fast enough. It took two and a half hours for dinner (even with reservations), the waitstaff were distracted and not attentive. The noise level was exceedingly high. We sat near the kitchen and were bumped into several times. We could also hear all of the chaos in the kitchen. Our meals were not hot and did not come out as we ordered. Staff could be seen doing side work rather than waiting on their tables.

Not sure if management changed or lacked on our particular night of dining, however, our experience was unpleasant enough that we have decided not to dine here again. So unfortunate.

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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Sister and daughters birthday

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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Great Birthday dinner for a party of 10. Jason H did a great job!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 2 days ago

One of our “go to” spots in Boston. Very convenient to the theater district This is a “chain” but you would never know it, cozy, abundant portions, attentive service and really great food. Make reservations on. Weekends or before / after shows get out, it gets very busy. Also a fun holiday place too ... nicely decorated

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·Dined 3 days ago

I love this place recommend this place to my family and friends

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy, Comfort Food
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·Dined 3 days ago

We came from a show arrived earlier then expected let the hostess know and we were taken earlier than reservation. We where celebrating a wedding anniversary and requested a simple romantic arrangement that was not upheld but overall I am very satisfied with the service food and atmosphere. Very satisfied and would recommend to friends family and also co workers looking for a nice place to break bread.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

They were very prompt with the reservation. The food was very good and would highly recommend it. I had mamas lasagna and my girlfriend had rigatoni D we were very happy with the selection. We were also able to try the chicken Parmesan and that was amazing. The Italian sausage flatbread appetizer was amazing along with the muscles, save the bread for the juice!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Service was a bit slow but waiters were charming and very helpful/eager to please. I have FOOD ALLERGIES and not only did waiter ask (I did not need to volunteer info) but, he sent the CHEF himself out to speak to me! Nothing was a bother for the Chef who collaborated with me to adapt the fish of my choice to an allergy-free delicious meal of my choosing! This restaurant was a true find! Desert was absolutely delicious and Open Table made it all possible with a reservation just 1/2 hour away, which was 2 hours before the restaurant on its own could accommodate us!!!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

The food and service was awesome, however we had reservations for 6:15pm and was not able to be seated until 6:45pm which caused us some anxiety as we had theatre tickets for 8pm

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·Dined 3 days ago

We were 5 minutes early for a 6pm reservation and weren’t seated until 6:45, unacceptable in my book, why bother making a reservation? If we were that late we would have been crossed off THEIR list!
After waiting all that time we were expecting dinner to be great, it was sub-par at best:..for an Italian restaurant the marinara sauce wasn’t at all good and the chicken in the chicken parm and the chicken piccata were exactly the same size , telling me that the chicken was prob frozen and not fresh.
Was not a great dining experience...

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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Always awesome

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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

We normally love this restaurant but disappointed we got seated 1/2 hr after our reservation

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

The food is great but plan on being later that you think. I gave us 2 hours before a show but ended up running to the show. Was seated 40 minutes after our reservation and had to call the waitress over so she could take our order quickly. Was not a very relaxing dinner. This was the first time this has happened to us but I'm afraid we may not take a chance coming here before a show anymore.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Had a very nice dining experience at Maggiano’s. We were grabbing a quick bite before heading over to watch Rain, the Beatles tribute. The service was very good, waiter was attentive and friendly. The food was good but not great, for an Italian restaurant you expect the pasta to be perfect but it was enough for what we were looking for. Overall good dining experience, if they could hit the nail on the head with their food it would have been perfect. Good espresso martinis (creamy)!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Lunch after taking our daughter to Disney On Ice

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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Diego L. gave us amazing service and made our dinner even more enjoyable. The Bruschetta tour and chicken parmigiana were awesome! Salmon Oscar was suggested by Diego and is now my wife's favorite!! Creme brulee was a spectacular ending to our meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

food was decent, i was underwhelmed. i wouldn’t go out of my way to try again

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Enjoyed a delicious meal with a long time friend. I had chicken piccata

Tags: Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Went before a show and the service was excellent and the food was great. Large portions but easy to bring home doggy bag. It is busy there but it has cool vibe.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 4 days ago

Yes it is a chain but they do an excellent job on both food and service. I love the Maggiano's salad. It's a must have every time I'm there.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

Food and service were excellent!!!
Ambience for date night was great...
Just a little pricey...... $9.99 bottle of 4 daughters moscato wine is marked up to $40.00

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

wonderful as always

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Valentine’s day

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Went to Maggiano's for Valentine’s date. It was a good experience. Loved the food and cocktails. The server was extremely friendly and attentive. The ambiance was good. Would recommend this place for its cosy feel and great food!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined 6 days ago

The Stella Beer keg ran out and my waiter did nothing to accommodate me at all. He brought me a tasteless tap beer and my option was to wait 5-10 minutes for my original order.

Ambiance was nice, food was exceptional. Goditi la serata! Bon Appétit!!!!!!

It was nice of our waiter to take our photo for Valentine's Day when we asked. My only recommendation for our waiter was to check in on us more frequently.

Overall I would definitely recommend this restaurant to a friend.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

It was Valentines Day ; we were seated in the most awkward spot in the place. We were seated at a small table in the middle of the floor, the table was so small our menus were falling on the floor and in order for us to have enough room we had to move the candles, water glasses and other items off the table to accommodate our food and drinks. Usually we have such a great experience but this time it was a 2 at best what saved the night was the food and the person I was with that night

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Had a great Galentines dinner with my friend at Maggianos! The food was amazing and we had a great night. Got right in, sat down, and food came promptly. Will definitely be back

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Amazing food yet again at Maggianos. Our waiter John gave a superb recommendation from the chefs special menu and it was so awesome. Thanks John for that!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Food not so good.
A little bit noisy.
Service is great.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2018

The food is very good. Drink was made well. Flatbread kids pizza was a fave.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great meal, great waiter, great management.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Absolutely wonderful! It was our daughter's birthday. The food, as usual, was fantastic. We will be back for the holidays!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 11, 2018

It was my sons birthday. They brought our candles on a delicious desert.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

I took my daughter for a celebration dinner. We were seated at a nice comfortable booth and received great service. The food was delicious (could've been warmer) and nicely presented. We would definitely go again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Authentic, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

I've been to Maggiano's many times and this is the first time that I was dissatisfied. My food was not what I ordered and it was burnt. I tried to struggle through but at the end I had to complain to my waiter. I'm chalking it up to a bad night for the restaurant. I'll give it another try but I look forward to going there and it was disappointing.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

This is the second time we have eaten here and on each occasion we were met with a vibrant and busy entrance, bar and dining area. Make a reservation unless you plan on waiting. Excellent and traditional Italian meals, great dessert and and full bar.

Tags: People Watching, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Casual, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Any time I make reservations ahead of time for Maggianos, I have no trouble getting a table and being seated right away. This dining experience with my husband was great. The brushetta bar is a must try! You're served 5 different options (though I think you could choose your own if you wish) and they are all delicious! We both had pasta dishes for dinner. My husband's manicotti was divine. And for dessert, a rich brownie with strawberries. My $10 off coupon was honored even though it was expired. I love Maggianos for before theatre experiences. Enjoy!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Service started out well but then we had to track them down. My friend ordered a meatball with her pasta which was not served until dinner almost completed. Cheese was not brought to the table until meal was actually completed. Eggplant parm undercooked and pasta aioli was dry. Sangria was excellent however and reception upon entering was very cordial.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was very good. Defiantly make a reservation if you plan to eat here because it was mobed!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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