About Maggiano's - Indianapolis

Maggiano's Little Italy specializes in Italian-American cuisine served in a warm & friendly atmosphere. We are open daily for lunch & dinner, offer a convenient Carryout service as well as beautiful & accommodating Banquet space for every special occasion.
Maggiano’s menu features both classic & contemporary Italian-American recipes – homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish, regular chef specials & specialty desserts, accompanied by a large selection of wines & specialty drinks. The food is made from scratch daily & served in a welcoming environment. Family style service or individual entrees are available.

3550 East 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American

Hours of Operation:
M: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
T: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
W:11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Th: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
F: 11:00 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:
(317) 814-0700

Website:
http://locations.maggianos.com/indiana/indianapolis/46240/3550-e-86th-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 317-814-0717 to schedule your delivery. Orders must be placed by 7 p.m. for next-day delivery. Minimum order required. Delivery fee applies.

Parking Details:
Our Guests may use valet or park in the public lot.

Executive Chef:
Mike Gusanders

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Private Room, 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 - Indianapolis Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (116)
Good for a Date (114)
Good for Birthdays (104)
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Good for Anniversaries (100)
Good for Groups (95)
Comfort Food (90)
Casual (76)
Romantic (62)
Business Meals (57)
Worth the Drive (54)
Great for Lunch (49)
Cozy (47)
Sunday Lunch (44)
Kid-friendly (44)
Authentic (43)
Fun (34)
Creative Cuisine (33)
Fit for Foodies (31)
Pre/post Theatre (30)
Quiet Conversation (28)
Great for Brunch (26)
Tasting Menu (26)
Bar Seating (24)
Seasonal (23)
People Watching (20)
Notable Wine List (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Late-night Find (12)
Disabled Access (11)
Hot Spot (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Good Vegetarian Options (11)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Healthy (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Great Beer (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Quick Bite (4)
Scenic View (4)
Vegan (4)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Spicy (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Not your usual brunch menu choices, loved the $2 Mimosas, great service.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined 3 days ago

The food and service at Maggianos was impeccable. I highly recommend the family style dinner menu since it offers a variety of options for the entire family to enjoy. Best Italian restaurant on the north side of Indianapolis.

Tags: Authentic, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal
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·Dined 3 days ago

The food was just ok. Nothing spectacular and a little overpriced for some of the portions.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Food is always on point and leave you wanting more. The staff is always kind and helpful.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great place, consistently good food and service. I have a nut allergy and was quite impressed that a chef came out to speak to me and update me on how they process and what to stay away from.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

I’ve had dinner at several Maggiano’s and have found them as close to what I grew up on, as a restaurant can come. We went there to celebrate my retirement and had a great meal and a wonderful time.
I have not been disappointed at any of the meals I’ve had there.

Angelo Chinni

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food, good Service and above average atmosphere for a chain restaurant

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food, service was slow,

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 6, 2018

One of our favorites for great food and value. Make a reservation as it is always busy for dinner.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Really enjoy Maggiano's for large groups as the food is family style. The square booths make for a quiet, intimate setting with just your date or a small group. The servers are friendly and fun to talk with while also providing excellent professional service. The Marco's Meal is an excellent value with two pasta entrees, two salads and a large dessert in the restaurant, PLUS two take-home pasta dishes all for about $45. It is one of our favorite restaurants.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Fun, Romantic, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We made a reservation, but still had to wait 45 minutes for our table. The staff was not polite or respectful and did not let us know why there was a delay and when we would be seated. When we elevated to the manager, he quickly solved the problem and was very nice. Our server and food were good. Overall, it was crowded, loud, and disappointing as the food/ambience did not outweigh the poor service at check in.

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·Dined on January 5, 2018

The Marco's special is a good value. The entrees varied in quality and tastiness. The 4 cheese ravioli was exceptional, but the spaghetti with meat sauce paled in comparison to Olive Garden. The pappardelle with beef come out only slightly warm and was average. The steaks from grill were great!! The apps were good. Salads okay. Desserts good. A disappointing experience compared to the last time I went in Chicago many years ago. I used to rave about you, but now I'll think twice. Finally, it was 2 degrees outside and way too hot inside. Uncomfortable dining experience. Appreciated the $10 coupon for joining the email club.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Invited My out-of-town brother, his wife, and locally living son to dinner to join my wife and I. They were all very happy with their meals. My wife had her favorite chicken piccata (she compares it favorably to hers), with a side of sauteed spinach, my brother a chicken and shrimp dish, his wife, the chicken manicotti, and my nephew, the salmon oscar. I chose one of the classic pasta dishes (ravioli al forno, I think it was). The portions were quite ample, especially the salmon oscar and chicken and shrimp pasta dish, while my ravioli was simple and light, which is what I was hoping for, not being ravenous. I selected the taylor Street ziti to take home (my selection, and other classic pastas, provide a have one, take one home option). We all found our choices delicious, ample, service was great as usual. The whole meal, which I covered, came to a little over $30 each, with tip (would have been quite a bit more if my wife hadn't been the only one having wine) but could have been less as well, since most chose a higher price entre. Altogether delicious and well worth the price.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Spicy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Great food! Small portions but tastes great.

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·Dined on January 4, 2018

The hosts were so concerned on finding tables that they didn’t even take a chance to greet the new people coming in or at least acknowledge we were there. We had a reservation and checked in. We waited 30 min and still hadn’t been seated and it turns out they knocked us off the list even though we had a reservation. The food was good but the service was very poor.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Years Eve night. Service was slow, 20 minutes for bar drinks. Food took 30 minutes. Food was good but they were out of several items at 830pm? Checks were not correct on delivery but were corrected. Overall 2 hours from seated to check payment.

Usually is much better than this, they didn’t appear to be ready for New Years Eve!

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Awful service, bad food, overpriced everything. Will not be going back, ever.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We dined New Years Eve making it a very busy time. The staff worked very hard to keep up with the hectic pace. The bartender that evening ( I didn't get her name) was very engaging as we waited to be seated.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Year's Eve

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a reservation for a couple of weeks and were seated at a cramped table by the kitchen door. Waiter screwed up both checks several times and repeatedly blamed "computers." Food was delicious, but the experience was not great.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

It was excellent! The services was perfect!

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

It was my husband and mine first visit and now we now a little more about the restaurant and what to order. My lasagna was great and I got to pick a dish to take home, the 4 cheese manicotti was very good as well. My husband did not care for his spaghetti which had no sauce.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

This is by far the best restaurant. Great location by the fashion Mall. I love everything from the valet, the staff, friendly atmosphere and the food was great. I asked my server for a recommendation and she came through because my meal was great...i cannot say anything else but, I will return to this place.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Paleo Friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Tea, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Fun
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Year’s Eve dinner. Great food and atmosphere.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

very nice staff and comfortable dining experience. Great for the family and kids too. Teh food is very tasty and poritons are generious.

Tags: Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We've gone here for New Years eve lunch for several years in a row now but were disappointed by this last visit. Restaurant wasn't crowded so I asked for a booth. Instead we were seated at a table that was uneven and two of us had our chairs in the very busy aisle. There were several empty booths and I asked if we could move to one of them but the hostess seemed put out so we stayed at our table. Our server rarely came by our table and wasn't very friendly. They served me someone else's meal and it was at least 10 minutes before anyone came back to the table to say they gave me the wrong meal. When they brought the correct one it was way overcooked and the pasta was chewy. Instead of comping my meal they gave us a free dessert. For the price, the service was not up to par and the food was just ok.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was very good. And we took two meals home too with some deal they had. The wait help is good. They get the food to you right away. Very Good Italian Food.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Always great food and great service. I recommend to everyone

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Fun, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We had a party of 11 ranging in age from 12 to 70. Liam was AMAZING with our group. Service was top notch, timely and attentive without feeling rushed at all. Perfect for what we needed tonight!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The service was excellent. Our waitress was very friendly and personable. Food is always good, and we enjoy taking advantage of the bogo classic pastas.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

My wife and I have been coming to Maggiano's every year around Christmas has a tradition for 12 years now. Food is always great and we love the atmosphere during the holiday season.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Wonderful food & ambiance at a reasonable price. Mama’s Lasagna is delicious!

Tags: Seasonal, Fun, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Disabled Access, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Organic, Vegan, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Service was excellent. The food was subpar for the first time ever. Appetizer came out cold and hard, and I go especially for the chopped salad, they were out of the chopped lettuce and there was no prosciutto on the iceberg version of the chopped. Disappointed in the food.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great meal and fellowship with kids and grands.

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·Dined on December 27, 2017

We had a great meal with PLENTY of left overs! We ordered appetizers and then it took what felt like a long time for the waiter to finally come take our order. It wasn’t until the appetizers came out that he finally came to take it and remove the large menus. We told him we were ready and he said ok one second and didn’t come back. He did bring refills in a decently timely manner, but seemed very busy with many tables. The food was wonderful and everyone in our party of 7 loved it. Great value for soooo much food! The restaurant itself was loud, many larger parties that seemed to add to it. For the amount of yummy food, and another meal for tomorrow we would certainly go back. We went for a birthday and they allowed us to bring in a cake and held it for us in the kitchen. The waiter accidentally broke a candle opening the cake but they had other candles and brought it out lit for us! They were nice enough to bring extra plates and silverware too.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Food was great as usual but Nick is an awful server who lessened the experience.

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Server overworked and not attentive, food was b quality

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Consistent food. Attentive service. Very pleasant experience!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We are regulars at Maggiano's... at least two visits per month. Many tasty options to choose from on the menu. We have celebrated several birthdays, Father's Day and Christmas Eve there. No matter how busy they are, the staff and servers are excellent!! Our most recent server, Christian was wonderful! We will request him next time we visit.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Seasonal
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Food would have been a 5 but gnocchi and sausage only had 3 piecies of sausage and it was family style. The aerver did bring more out. Maybe 5 small oieces in the next family serving. Overall it was all good. We are glad we made this our choice for Christmas Eve.

Tags: Special Occasion
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