About 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.

516 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(312) 644-7700

Website:
http://locations.maggianos.com/illinois/chicago/60654/516-n-clark-st-/

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.

Parking Details:
Street parking also available.

Public Transit:
2 blocks west of the Grand Red Line Stop.

Executive Chef:
Josh Rodriguez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Maggiano's is featuring a four-course family style meal this Thanksgiving. Our Chefs are cooking up a feast with classics like Our Famous Rigatoni “D”® and Four-Cheese Ravioli and holiday favorites like Roast Turkey Breast with Giblet Gravy, Focaccia Sausage Stuffing and Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake.

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 - Chicago Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (72)
Good for a Date (72)
Special Occasion (67)
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Comfort Food (59)
Good for Groups (59)
Casual (53)
Good for Anniversaries (51)
Business Meals (46)
Romantic (39)
Great for Lunch (37)
Fun (33)
Neighborhood Gem (32)
Authentic (32)
Worth the Drive (32)
Cozy (31)
Sunday Lunch (31)
Quiet Conversation (27)
Kid-friendly (25)
Great for Brunch (24)
Fit for Foodies (24)
Pre/post Theatre (24)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Notable Wine List (17)
Bar Seating (15)
Happy Hour (15)
Hot Spot (13)
Tasting Menu (13)
Late-night Find (12)
People Watching (11)
Quick Bite (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Seasonal (6)
Healthy (5)
Scenic View (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Great Beer (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Live Music (2)
Spicy (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Vegan (1)
Waterfront (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Excellent food. Great service.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Food was outstanding, service was fair. Aa a party of (5) men, we were placed in a booth when there were several tables available. Glassware and flatware were not clean, matter of fact we requested them to change out all the glasses on the table. The dishwasher may have not been working however individual setting the table should have noticed. Again, food was great.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Good service, good menu selection, good setting, good location, would recommend to friends.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 6 days ago

Can't say I would recommend this restaurant. Had a reservation and still had to wait 20 minutes for a table. Once we sat, it was three hours later when we left. Spent time waiting for drinks, appetizers and food. Servers first day and she should never had been on her own!

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·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent restaurant! Our waiter was very attentive and the food was out of this world!

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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·Dined 6 days ago

Wife and I take annual trip to Chicago and Maggiano’s is alsways on the list. As usual, food was great, but the service this trip left a lot to be desired. I asked for my glass of water to be refilled three times and it was never refilled at all. Also asked for some vinaigrette to go with our bread and oil, and was told by our waiter (like the water), that it would be right out and again, never received it. We both selected an entree to eat and also an entree to go and after we finished and walked back to our hotel, found that we only received one of our two “to go” entree’s. Our fault for not looking before we left, but we have never once had an issue with this restaurant before, so hoping that when we return our service is much better.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Fun
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Another great meal for a great price.

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

It was great and an overall wonderful experience! The restaurant decor was beautiful and the atmosphere was relaxing.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Love it... Great place

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Great service by our waiter for the evening- Victor. Very professional and funny. Also made good recommendations on which entrees to try.

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·Dined on November 8, 2017

The place was great and they had valet parking which is always a plus, although the attendant was not very attentive and was on his phone for 5 minutes before noticing us on the way in and out. Also our food came out before our salad, but in all fairness the food was really quick. The server was friendly and the food was delicious.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

The food and service was absolutely wonderful. We would recommend anyone come here! Great food and great tiramisu with almond liquor poured over it. You made our trip and night very special.

Tags: Great Beer, Bar Seating, Romantic, Fun, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Casual, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Fantastic Italian food, good wine and cocktails. Awesome desserts.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellent service and amazing food! I highly recommend the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes!

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The service was not the best. I had to ask for the same things multiple times to several people. Simply bread and more water took forever. The food was excellent however.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Loved this place. The food was very fresh and had amazing flavor. Loved the bruschetta options. It was nice to be able to get one or two options. Bob, our server was amazing! Will go back next time we are in town!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We very much enjoyed our first experience at Maggiano's. We'd heard that the food was consistently good and found that to be very true. Everything we had was delicious and the pacing of the meal felt very relaxed. We loved the cozy, romantic decor, Frank Sinatra music, and view of the city street. The staff were all very upbeat and exceptionally attentive. They brought my husband a lovely dessert of lemon cookies with candles for his birthday. Great date night experience!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

excellent service and food. thank you for making our son's confirmation dinner a special occasion

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Delicious food helpful wait staff. Arrived early for brunch but were made comfortable. Will definitely be going back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Maggianos, back in Chicago after 3 years for a visit, glad M hasn't changed but wow the traffic. Ricky was an excellent server.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Great food and a knowledgeable staff makes this a go-to place whenever the mood for lasagna hit ya !!

Tags: Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Maggiano's is always on our things to do while in Chicago. Wonderful authentic food, terrific staff and a large menu to choose from besides their seasonal specials. You never leave hungry. Everything is yummy!

Tags: Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 30, 2017

The service is always great and the management really takes ownership of your experience.
The food is good however some of our favorite dishes have changed a little. For example the Chicken Saltimbocca use to have bits of sage in it and a creamer sauce. However the Bruschetta Bar Tour was delicious and the cheesecake is as good as ever. Great place for a group.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

I eat here all the time for different occasions and keep returning because it is always excellent. Our waiter was super friendly and made sure we were fed. The food was amazing and enough to feed an army. I will keep returning whenever I have the chance

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Terrible experience. I ask for a soecial table at the restaurant since I went with my daughter to celebrate her 15th birthday and made my reservation long before the day with specifications. They sat us at the bar because they said that day the restaurant was not doing so good so they decided to close it before the regular time. They never sang happy birthday to my daughter. The waiter was terrible and no patience at all. The manager was doing nothing and even though I place my desires in the reservation and repeat ir when I got there, nothing happened and it was the worst place to celebrate my daughter’s 15th birthday. So sorry we went there.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Carb loading for the 15K tomorrow

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

I am particularly picky with Italian food and this was likely my favorite meal that I have ever had. The Wait or, Victor was thoughtful and gave impeccable service. I would absolutely recommend this restaurant to anyone!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Cozy, Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

A great way to celebrate a birthday. We had one member of the group with a food allergy and the chef came out to talk with her and make suggestions. They were very accommodating. This restaurant has been around for a long time and still meets our expectations for a fun night out.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 25, 2017

when I lived in Chicago this was my favorite restaurant this was a signature birthday I went there to reminisce and cannot believe how downhill that restaurant has gone I missed the bakery I thought that the food tastes like it came out of boxes and not from a signature Chef any longer I was extremely disappointed

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My significant other and didn't we're out on the town for a beautiful night , sweetest day. He Mentioned a while back that he was we interested in dining here so we did. The host was not sure where my reservation was. The waiter was horrible he didn't give us plates to eat the pre sliced bread. Once we sat we waited on drinks those never came until 30 mins later still had not taken the food order. My boyfriend had to order a drink at the bar.
The place wasn't busy it was not a great experience. The chicken was left off of his meal. I didn't eat because my food was pork and we told the waiter our allergies. It was hard to enjoy our dinner as everything was bad. Service and all, however my boyfriend did enjoy the ravioli but he and I won't be back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We always love it there. Our server, Shanna was excellent.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great food .. staff went above and beyond to make feel welcome and made our anniversary dinner special

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Victor is hands down the best waiter we have ever had. Kudos!!

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Excellent food and excellent service ! One of the best Italian restaurants in Chicago

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Love this place. Great food. Fun staff. Always a great occasion.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our server was bar tending and working as a server, I can’t remember his name but he was amazing. Friendly, courteous, very knowledgeable and just an all around great server.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Casual, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We had a delicious dinner the other night. Our waiter, Vincent, was courteous and friendly.
I had the side Caesar salad and ordered extra anchovies. Super fresh and great dressing.
My main was spaghetti and meatball. Yummy and too large for me to finish. The $14.95 price of my spaghetti included another pasta dish for me to take home. ( I chose the eggplant parm, warmed it the next day and it was fantastic.)
My husband ordered the calamari appetizer which was crispy and good. He loved the big bowl of bean , tomato and ham soup that he ordered next.
Save room for their tiramisu...it’s decadent and sooo delicious.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Casual, Comfort Food, People Watching, Good for Groups, Romantic, Spicy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Really a great find. Downtown convenience, excellent food and service at a very fair price. Liked it so much we went twice.

Tags: Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Casual, Business Meals, Fun, Authentic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I know it is a chain Italian restaurant, but I love maggiano’s. The food is always great & so is the service.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food great, service great, valet a little slow....stood outside in rain waiting for vehicle for 7 minuets

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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