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:
Lunch:
Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm,
Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm

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, Delivery, Full Bar, Private Room, Takeout, 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 - Indianapolis Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (99)
Special Occasion (98)
Good for Birthdays (81)
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Good for Anniversaries (80)
Comfort Food (71)
Good for Groups (67)
Casual (66)
Romantic (53)
Great for Lunch (46)
Worth the Drive (46)
Business Meals (44)
Authentic (39)
Fun (34)
Sunday Lunch (33)
Creative Cuisine (32)
Cozy (30)
Fit for Foodies (30)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Great for Outdoor Dining (25)
Bar Seating (23)
Kid-friendly (23)
Great for Brunch (21)
Tasting Menu (21)
Pre/post Theatre (20)
People Watching (17)
Gluten Free Options (16)
Notable Wine List (16)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Healthy (12)
Late-night Find (12)
Good Vegetarian Options (12)
Hot Spot (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Happy Hour (10)
Seasonal (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Quick Bite (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Live Sports (3)
Scenic View (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Our service was not good. After we were all seated, we waited and finally had to ask if she would take our drink order. Some wanted coffee and she never came back to ask if they would like another cup. Someone in our party had a dinner size salad with chicken and had to ask for dressing. All and all, the service was very slow and not good.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Indiana)·Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful for birthday or anniversary or retirement party. Great value for classic pasta with take one home free. No charge to split an entree.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Food was not that great and the service was very slow

Tags: People Watching
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

Lasagna lukewarm and sent back to heat. Tables too close. Noise level loud. Do not like their concept of giving take-home meal with in-house meal. Would prefer reduced cost of one meal.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

We love Maggiano's food. Had such a poor experience tonight that we walked out. I'll save the details but they are plentiful. Maybe the manager was on vacation and they were resting the starters? Terrible.

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·Dined 6 days ago

Great service, quality food, diverse options, good with large groups

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List
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 (Indiana)·Dined 6 days ago

I am gluten free and dairy free. I appreciated the chef coming out to discuss what I like and what they can do to create a wonderful favorable dish. I had gluten free pasta, shrimp and vegetables with a butter/garlic sauce. It was wonderful.

Tags: Paleo Friendly
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 (Indiana)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food! Awesome service! Didn't have to wait.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great food and service. Waitress was great but seemed like she had a few too many tables which slowed service a bit.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Was disappointed that our request for a booth was not honored even though we reserved in advance. We were at a 4-top table, with 5 of us in attendance and tables were incredibly close together in the restaurant due to a large party that was there that night. Very busy for a Tuesday, but one whole section of the restaurant was closed, which led to the over-crowded center.
Food was good as usual, and the service was good as well. Just wish the seating arrangement could have been better.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Could not have had better birthday celebration for our guest. Very attentive, respectful waiter and manager. Appreciate allergen and nutritional detail. Would definitely go back. Desert sampler a great idea.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Wonderful place to celebrate my birthday!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Our server Jenna was helpful and pleasant. The food was outstanding!

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, People Watching
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

It seemed those that made a reservation directly with the restaurant were seated before us. We go to Maggionos a lot in Oak Brook Illinois. We were visiting Indianapolis and new the food was good. We were disappointed in the service. Our salad and entree arrived at the same time. We had ordered wine and it arrived after our food arrived! Not the service we were used to.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Not all Maggiano's are equal and the one in Indy is bad. We were seated 20 min after our reservation time. The wait staff came and took our drink order which took 15 min to deliver to the table. We told her that we would like to order the bruschetta and would wait till it came before ordering the rest of our food. Another 15 min went by and another waitress came and asked to take our order. She said the bruschetta would be right out and she wouldn't put our main order in till then. You guessed it, salads came and bruschetta followed. Main course came and salad bowls were not cleared and runner just pushed them a side. My veal parm had to be sent back because it was cooked to a crisp and curled on the plate. Finally got m reorder and it was still over cooked. Have been to many Maggianos's around the the country but will not be back to this one

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Once we were seated, our experience was great. Our waiter was kind and understood that the hostess put us in a major time crunch, and the chef personally came out to talk to my nephew about his food sensitivities. I do wonder, though, what the point of reservations are at Maggiano’s. We arrived at 2:30 for our 3pm reservation, were checked in at 2:45 with all members of our party present, and didn’t get seated until 3:20 or 3:25. There was absolutely no apology or explanation as to why there was such a delay to be seated. We were late getting to our event because of this delay. While we loved the food, I’m not sure we will be back to this location.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

food and service was great.l loved the free valet parking tooo.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We were celebrating a birthday which I indicated in my reservation, and when we arrived the table had been decorated and the server was onboard the minute we arrived. It was excellent all the way around. And it was a very busy night due to the Indy marathon, but quality was still excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

We don't have a Maggiano's with in a 3 hour drive, but when we are close we always choose YOU! The food and staff are outstanding. We have not been to 3 locations and Indy twice.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Casual, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The service was good but the tables are too close....................zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

We called because we running 10 minutes late because of traffic. No problems and we were seated immediately.
The waiter greeted us and we ordered drinks. He steered us to family style but we already knew the menu and what we wanted. He seemed frustrated we didn’t go with the more expensive option.

We waited for our drinks( 2 cocktails and a beer).
We waited for our bread.
Nothing came.
Next our food came ( no drinks no bread).
It was obvious he wanted to turn the table quickly and get a larger tip opportunity.
Finally our drinks came.
A little later he placed a basket on our table without the traditional mixing of oil and cheese.
We did this on our own.
The food was fantastic as usual,but not the service.
We have been to many maggianos (Orlando, St. Louis, Chicago, and Minneapolis) and this was the first time we have felt not wanted. The waiter wasn’t interested in our business. Very disappointed in the service.

Randy Johnson
Bloomington, Il

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Casual, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The food was just what I was looking for, in preparation for the Indy marathon the following day. The waitstaff was friendly, very courteous and helpful with my many requests. The larger wine pour by the glass was also a selling point for me, which you don't find everywhere. Overall, it was a very nice, comfortable environment for a spaghetti meal.

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

This was our third time at Maggiano's & was a rather disappointing visit. We were seated at a table squeezed in between 2 very large parties (15-20 each) in the dining room. We asked for quieter less claustrophobic location & were able to move to a table in the bar. Food was very good but service poor. Very busy for a Thursday night and appeared to be under-staffed. We'll try again sometime in the hopes that this was a one time disappointing visit.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Server was awesome. Hard to find good service anywhere. Outstanding all around

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Had great Waiter...Justin I believe.
Veal Parmigiana was too dry.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Maggiano's has always and continues to be a family favorite for special occasions. Outstanding service, knowledgeable servers, and excellent food. My wife's lasagna came out warm but not hot, so they sent out a new one - this is only thing that seems to be common occurrence. We will continue going for birthdays and anniversary's.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Maggiano's has always been my favorite restaurant . I was disappointed this trip. I felt the hostess was rude, we didn't get the seating we asked for. The server was fine. The food was not hot and it seemed like we got less food than normal. I'm not sure if I will return to Maggiano's again, I'm so sad!!

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

I usually have a meal there whenever I am in Indianapolis visiting my sister at The Forum. All five of us who attended on the cited date are over 80 years of age. All relished their respective, and plentiful, meals so much so that take-home boxes were needed. Had my wife and I chosen the same meal, we would have ordered only one and split it between us.

With aging hearing, I usually request seating away from other guests. We're not that noisy, but sometimes they are!

Bill Doumas

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Has become a favorite, the ambient noise is excellent even with a full house. Good food, great ambiance

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Disappointing. Arrived for our reservation on time, but the attendant at the front told us we could not sit until all of the our party had arrived---no smile or explanation...and the restaurant had open tables at the time. Not only was this unwelcoming, it is a poor business strategy as it meant we were less likely to order an appetizer. Our server helpful and friendly, but the food was uninspiring for the price.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We enjoyed the food but the service was, somehow, slow and fast at the same time. Every time we turned around our waiter was apologizing for taking too long (drinks, refills, bread, dessert menu, bill) but somehow we ended up with everything all at once, which is a pet peeve for us. We got the bread after the appetizers and we were barely half way done before they brought out our meals. So our appetizers went cold and we took them home since we didn’t want our meal getting cold. Food was good but the service is not what I’m used to from Maggianos.

Tags: Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Casual, Bar Seating, Good for Groups
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Simply put, a. cattle call. A very large property that was to the rafters with guests. Both dining and waiting to dine. We were seated approximately 10 minutes after our scheduled reservation which we were happy with considering the number of others who were waiting. Our service was the highlight of the evening. My only concern is that I just don’t know how any kitchen can feed that volume of people and have the food come out presentable. It appeared as if the wind blew our food onto our plates. Portion sizes were oddly uneven. Veal parm was massive while chicken piccata was nearly a half portion. All dishes appeared to be just thrown onto our plates. Flavor was just ok. My next Indianapolis visit will avoid this location and seek out a smaller more attentive to detail location.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great service, atmosphere and food! We will be coming back when in Indy!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Worth the Drive, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

I'll be back again. The restaurant is simply outstanding! I'd recommend it to anyone looking for great meal!

Tags: Good for Groups, Healthy, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Very happy with our first visit. Most definitely will be returning.

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

I highly recommend! We had a table of 9 and I know it can be difficult to keep on top of everyone's needs when you have that large of group but the waiter did a great job. It was a little noisy there so that could be a hindrance if you were looking for a romantic atmosphere but they were very busy that night and the noise level was not really that bad considering the number of people dining there that evening. The food was wonderful and we thoroughly enjoyed everything about our visit. We will go back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great service from Julie. For some reason the hostess decided to put everyone in the same tight corner when the restaurant had plenty of seating. Also be prepared to eat with your coat on. It’s freezing and the two tables next to us mentioned it as well. Great brunch menu.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Thank you Chris for outstanding service

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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The zucchini fritte, mushroom ravioli and creme brûlée were delicious ~ can’t wait to return!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Maybe my favorite restaurant. I wish it weren't so far away from Plainfield.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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