Maggiano's Little Italy

★★★★★
  • 189 The Grove Dr Z80 Suite Z80

    Los Angeles, CA 90036

    Cross street: at Beverly Blvd

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  • 323-965-9665

About Maggiano's Little Italy

Hours
Sun 10:30am-10pm, Mon-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri 11:30am-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm

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one of the best dining experiences i've had since moving here over 5 years ago. very cordial, knowledgable staff, who actually know how to properly serve a bottle wine table-side. wine list is impressive. the protion sizes are lovely, and

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one of the best dining experiences i've had since moving here over 5 years ago. very cordial, knowledgable staff, who actually know how to properly serve a bottle wine table-side. wine list is impressive. the protion sizes are lovely, and

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this used to be a reliable place to have an enjoyable meal. they have changed the menu to a family dining experience and taken some of my favorites off the menu. it was ok but definately not what it was a year ago, i guess the economy has

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★★★★★

this used to be a reliable place to have an enjoyable meal. they have changed the menu to a family dining experience and taken some of my favorites off the menu. it was ok but definately not what it was a year ago, i guess the economy has

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Inattentive waitress, SLOW service - and this is while the restaurant is fairly empty. Just imagine what that means when it is crowded. The food...was so bad. Flavorless and had a weird aftertaste. What made it worse is that everyone who

3
★★★★★

Inattentive waitress, SLOW service - and this is while the restaurant is fairly empty. Just imagine what that means when it is crowded. The food...was so bad. Flavorless and had a weird aftertaste. What made it worse is that everyone who

Pros: The decor was simple but elegant and a comfortable climate.

Cons: horrible food, slow service

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This is a first-rate, mid-priced restaurant.\r
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Anyone who complains about this restaurant has something wrong with them or is possibly a competitior leaving negative comments.\r
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I dine here a few times a year and the food is always

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This is a first-rate, mid-priced restaurant.\r
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Anyone who complains about this restaurant has something wrong with them or is possibly a competitior leaving negative comments.\r
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I dine here a few times a year and the food is always

Pros: Great Traditional Italian

Cons: None really - call to make reservation Fri-Sun Nights

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You'd think a place like this coukd keep their bathrooms clean... I wonder what the kitchen looks like? Staff was too busy swapping head shots and audition stories to bring bread to my table. Seriously? The food was OK, poor attention

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You'd think a place like this coukd keep their bathrooms clean... I wonder what the kitchen looks like? Staff was too busy swapping head shots and audition stories to bring bread to my table. Seriously? The food was OK, poor attention

Pros: Cheap Group Dining

Cons: Dirty bathrooms, average food, bad services

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I ordered a drink three times. It never came. The waitress never brought plates for appetizers -- I had to get them myself. Nobody ever refilled the water. The menus weren't even picked up from the table. Simply horrible. There are

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I ordered a drink three times. It never came. The waitress never brought plates for appetizers -- I had to get them myself. Nobody ever refilled the water. The menus weren't even picked up from the table. Simply horrible. There are

Cons: Terrible service

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The service... Perfect! \r
The service is professional, and the servers are genuine... ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!\r
The food comes out SO FAST! It's unbelievable.\r
It's hot & fresh.\r
Huge portions. \r
Great value.\r
THE MOST FLAVORFUL FOOD

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★★★★★

The service... Perfect! \r
The service is professional, and the servers are genuine... ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!\r
The food comes out SO FAST! It's unbelievable.\r
It's hot & fresh.\r
Huge portions. \r
Great value.\r
THE MOST FLAVORFUL FOOD

Pros: portions, flavor, freshness, service, quick, great energy & ambiance, DELICIOUS!!!!

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Great food! Great ambiance on the patio! Fantastic for large groups! We had a bday party of about 20 people and the staff was really on top of things.\r
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My only complaint was in the bar area before we were seated for dinner. A few

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★★★★★

Great food! Great ambiance on the patio! Fantastic for large groups! We had a bday party of about 20 people and the staff was really on top of things.\r
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My only complaint was in the bar area before we were seated for dinner. A few

Pros: Great food and patio area. Fantastic for large groups!

Cons: Ditzy and incredibly slow bar waitress

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First let me say that this place is amazing for large groups of 10 or more. 18 people from my work made plans to celebrate a birthday at the Cheesecake Factory nearby (which won't take reservations). We showed up at Cheesecake and the

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★★★★★

First let me say that this place is amazing for large groups of 10 or more. 18 people from my work made plans to celebrate a birthday at the Cheesecake Factory nearby (which won't take reservations). We showed up at Cheesecake and the

Pros: Great for groups. Nice patio. Nice happy hour. Excellent service.

Cons: Food is ordinary. Portions too big. Need better olive oil on table for bread.

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My gf and I just got back from this place. I've never written a review before and I wouldn't if just one aspect of it was bad but the entire experience was horrible. Our waitress seemed indifferent and more involved in chatting with her

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My gf and I just got back from this place. I've never written a review before and I wouldn't if just one aspect of it was bad but the entire experience was horrible. Our waitress seemed indifferent and more involved in chatting with her

Cons: everything here is a con

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TAKE OUT PORTIONS ARE 1/2 SIZE OF WHAT YOU GET IN THE RESTAURANT BUT STILL YOU PAY REGULAR MENU PRICES. VERY DISAPPOINTED AND WILL NEVER ORDER TAKE-OUT AGAIN.

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TAKE OUT PORTIONS ARE 1/2 SIZE OF WHAT YOU GET IN THE RESTAURANT BUT STILL YOU PAY REGULAR MENU PRICES. VERY DISAPPOINTED AND WILL NEVER ORDER TAKE-OUT AGAIN.

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My boyfriend was craving an italian food, so we went to Maggiano's at the Grove. I was impressed by\r
nice outdoor patio atmosphere. Very nice watress took an order, server brought GIGANTIC portions of\r
food (I ordered eggplant

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My boyfriend was craving an italian food, so we went to Maggiano's at the Grove. I was impressed by\r
nice outdoor patio atmosphere. Very nice watress took an order, server brought GIGANTIC portions of\r
food (I ordered eggplant

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I have been here many times, the food is always consistently great (pesto chicken pasta, YUM! Service is always great, attentive every time. Very busy though, expect to wait for a table, but we've always managed to sit at or in the bar

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I have been here many times, the food is always consistently great (pesto chicken pasta, YUM! Service is always great, attentive every time. Very busy though, expect to wait for a table, but we've always managed to sit at or in the bar

Pros: yummy food, giant portions, fab service

Cons: can be long wait if no reso

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We, a group of 11 people, went to Maggiano's on a Sunday night. The wait was LOOOOONG (got there around 6:00pm and were sat at a table around 8:00pm) as we expected. We neglected to make a reservation, so can't complain. Other than the

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We, a group of 11 people, went to Maggiano's on a Sunday night. The wait was LOOOOONG (got there around 6:00pm and were sat at a table around 8:00pm) as we expected. We neglected to make a reservation, so can't complain. Other than the

Pros: service, food, portion

Cons: wait

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I used to work here and hated almost every minute of it. So, with that being said, my review might be slightly influenced by this. The food is fine, but it is nothing special. If you are vegetarian it is kind of hard to get a decent

3
★★★★★

I used to work here and hated almost every minute of it. So, with that being said, my review might be slightly influenced by this. The food is fine, but it is nothing special. If you are vegetarian it is kind of hard to get a decent

Pros: you can walk around the farmer's market and/or grove while you wait forever to get a table

Cons: long waits, food is nothing special

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I must admit that I am partial to this place because I grew up eating here in Chicago. The portions are huge. I would not say it is the best Italian ever, but it is pretty good and the atmosphere is great. I have almost always had great

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★★★★★

I must admit that I am partial to this place because I grew up eating here in Chicago. The portions are huge. I would not say it is the best Italian ever, but it is pretty good and the atmosphere is great. I have almost always had great

Pros: big portions, tasty food, nice service, pretty consistant

Cons: some of the dishes are just okay and lack a bit of taste

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My friends and I came to Maggiano's on Valentine's Day, because I've heard good things about it in the past and it was probably one of the only places that took reservations that night. When we got there, we were disappointed in that

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My friends and I came to Maggiano's on Valentine's Day, because I've heard good things about it in the past and it was probably one of the only places that took reservations that night. When we got there, we were disappointed in that

Pros: dishes, ambience

Cons: service

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I recently just gave my best friend a bridal shower. I have to say it was a pleasure working with the event coordinator. We had a family style event. On the day of the shower thestaff was great, organized and ready to start serving.

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I recently just gave my best friend a bridal shower. I have to say it was a pleasure working with the event coordinator. We had a family style event. On the day of the shower thestaff was great, organized and ready to start serving.

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This is a good restaurant with a super huge wait. It's worth it if you only go once in a while. The service is good.

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This is a good restaurant with a super huge wait. It's worth it if you only go once in a while. The service is good.

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Farmers Market - Maggiano's -- LA's BEST Happy Hour! Featuring LIVE Jazz, a hip industry crowd, and heavily discounted food and drink (with appetizers @ $2.95 and most drinks under $5.00) Monday - Friday 4pm-6:30pm. And dinner at

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Farmers Market - Maggiano's -- LA's BEST Happy Hour! Featuring LIVE Jazz, a hip industry crowd, and heavily discounted food and drink (with appetizers @ $2.95 and most drinks under $5.00) Monday - Friday 4pm-6:30pm. And dinner at

Pros: Family Style Dining, Reservations Accepted, Private Dining for special events

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Had a great experience at Maggiano's before, but no such luck this time. Brought my wife to have a drink at the bar...slow service...the bartender did not look us in the eye, much less ask us if we would like anything else to drink. When

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Had a great experience at Maggiano's before, but no such luck this time. Brought my wife to have a drink at the bar...slow service...the bartender did not look us in the eye, much less ask us if we would like anything else to drink. When

Pros: food is good

Cons: Horrible service, poor management

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There are a few different fancy restaurants at the Grove and this has been my favorite so far. The food's pretty good but the atmosphere is terrific! I've been here for private parties as well as intimate dinners and it's been great all

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★★★★★

There are a few different fancy restaurants at the Grove and this has been my favorite so far. The food's pretty good but the atmosphere is terrific! I've been here for private parties as well as intimate dinners and it's been great all

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It is a very romantic place for couples, or a group of friend to hangout and have some great food. They have very good food, food are not expensive, if you love to enjoy a glass of good red wine, that is the place for you, and their

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It is a very romantic place for couples, or a group of friend to hangout and have some great food. They have very good food, food are not expensive, if you love to enjoy a glass of good red wine, that is the place for you, and their

Pros: Good place to eat and relax!

Cons: You dont have to wait for a seat during week days, which is good!

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Maggianos is one of my favorite restaurants; I can't recommend it enough! Fantastic Italian food with huge family-style portions. You will easily have leftovers for days. The Maggianos salad is the best I've ever had & they even sell the dressing in bottles to take home.

PROS: FANTASTIC food, great staff, great atmosphere
CONS:

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Maggianos is one of my favorite restaurants; I can't recommend it enough! Fantastic Italian food with huge family-style portions. You will easily have leftovers for days. The Maggianos salad is the best I've ever had & they even sell the dressing in bottles to take home.

PROS: FANTASTIC food, great staff, great atmosphere
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Maggianos is highly overrated. I would rather spend $36 at Houstons and get myself prime rib and a couple of drinks! \r
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However, if you are looking for that cheesecakefactory-type feel, and you are in a large group - Maggianos works

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Maggianos is highly overrated. I would rather spend $36 at Houstons and get myself prime rib and a couple of drinks! \r
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However, if you are looking for that cheesecakefactory-type feel, and you are in a large group - Maggianos works

Pros: Atmosphere, Good for Groups, All you can Eat

Cons: mediocre entrees.

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I used to live in LA and just visited this restaurant again while visiting the area. I still like this place! The location is great, the food is authentic (I lived in Italy for a year), and the decor of the restaurant makes it fun and

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I used to live in LA and just visited this restaurant again while visiting the area. I still like this place! The location is great, the food is authentic (I lived in Italy for a year), and the decor of the restaurant makes it fun and

Pros: Delicious food, atmosphere

Cons: Ocassional waiting

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I disagree with the other reviewers who claim that this place is overrated. Maggiano's has fantastic atmosphere and quality, especially for the price. Portions are generous, which is surprising since it does not result in a decrease in

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I disagree with the other reviewers who claim that this place is overrated. Maggiano's has fantastic atmosphere and quality, especially for the price. Portions are generous, which is surprising since it does not result in a decrease in

Pros: GREAT atmosphere, Delicious food, Prompt & helpful staf

Cons: Wait time for dinner

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I've only been to Maggiano's a couple times but I was very satisfied with their service and food. Their portions are huge and they offer special dishes during the big holidays.

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I've only been to Maggiano's a couple times but I was very satisfied with their service and food. Their portions are huge and they offer special dishes during the big holidays.

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the location is nice but i dont know why the place gets so packed. go with a large group to enjoy the family-style portions. the food is not spectacular but its not bad either. if you absolutely cannot make reservations, grab a seat at

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the location is nice but i dont know why the place gets so packed. go with a large group to enjoy the family-style portions. the food is not spectacular but its not bad either. if you absolutely cannot make reservations, grab a seat at

Pros: location, standard italian food

Cons: crowded, overrated

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This is a decent italian restaurant for large groups. Much better than its competitor in terms of authenticity. Dishes are mostly family style. Because of the family focus, it gets pretty crowded - so reservations are recommended.

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This is a decent italian restaurant for large groups. Much better than its competitor in terms of authenticity. Dishes are mostly family style. Because of the family focus, it gets pretty crowded - so reservations are recommended.

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DO NOT BOTHER WITH THIS OVERRATED PLACE...POOR QUALITY SO CALLED ITALIAN FOOD...VERY POOR SERVICE...OVER PRICED...

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DO NOT BOTHER WITH THIS OVERRATED PLACE...POOR QUALITY SO CALLED ITALIAN FOOD...VERY POOR SERVICE...OVER PRICED...

Cons: POOR QUALITY FOOD, POOR SERVICE, OVERRATED

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I've been there twice and the food is not that great. It's a chain restaurant with family style portion. Maybe that's why it's not so great. The pasta we had no taste. The salad is a typical green with italian dressing. I don't really

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I've been there twice and the food is not that great. It's a chain restaurant with family style portion. Maybe that's why it's not so great. The pasta we had no taste. The salad is a typical green with italian dressing. I don't really

Pros: location, cosy, good for parties

Cons: , food not great

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Having been raised on real Italian food, this comes the closest to the taste I'm most familiar. The only problems I see are that there are a few things on the menu that no real Italian restaurant would ever have and . . . there were a

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★★★★★

Having been raised on real Italian food, this comes the closest to the taste I'm most familiar. The only problems I see are that there are a few things on the menu that no real Italian restaurant would ever have and . . . there were a

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After reading all these bad reviews, I have to say, I have never had a bad meal there, and I go there a lot since I live in the neighborhood. They DO serve PIZZA, and they DO serve fettuccine ALFREDO, b/c I've had both, and they are

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★★★★★

After reading all these bad reviews, I have to say, I have never had a bad meal there, and I go there a lot since I live in the neighborhood. They DO serve PIZZA, and they DO serve fettuccine ALFREDO, b/c I've had both, and they are

Pros: awesome patio, excellent fettuccine, great service

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Seizing upon a few decade's worth of other's historicity and patina and translating it into a limited chain of an Italian restaurant, Maggiano's Little Italy is certainly pleasing to the eye, the decor out of the 40's, the ambiance

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Seizing upon a few decade's worth of other's historicity and patina and translating it into a limited chain of an Italian restaurant, Maggiano's Little Italy is certainly pleasing to the eye, the decor out of the 40's, the ambiance

Pros: Desserts, Wine List

Cons: , Tricky parking, Standardized recipes

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Just because the name is Italian, and the word Italy is in the title, does not make it Italian food! Italian food is red, white and green, like the Italian flag. If you want a steak, some wine, bump into a few celebs then this is the

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Just because the name is Italian, and the word Italy is in the title, does not make it Italian food! Italian food is red, white and green, like the Italian flag. If you want a steak, some wine, bump into a few celebs then this is the

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Hard to believe but Maggiano's has the worst pasta I've ever attempted to eat, anywhere. The spaghetti was overcooked, therefore soggy and drenched in utterly tasteless meat sauce. The mozzarella marinara fared slightly better, but it,

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★★★★★

Hard to believe but Maggiano's has the worst pasta I've ever attempted to eat, anywhere. The spaghetti was overcooked, therefore soggy and drenched in utterly tasteless meat sauce. The mozzarella marinara fared slightly better, but it,

Pros: nice setting, poundcake dessert

Cons: tasteless sauce, portions too large, staff attitude bad

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Enormous portions on family style dinners for four. Everything we ate was great. Will definitely return. This review is for Woodland Hills only.

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Enormous portions on family style dinners for four. Everything we ate was great. Will definitely return. This review is for Woodland Hills only.

Pros: food, service, ambiance

Cons: Grove location

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The place itself is very nice and the staff is GREAT! But..the food is less than acceptable. The pasta was mushy and the sauce left something to be desired. They need to work on the food and they could be a great spot.

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The place itself is very nice and the staff is GREAT! But..the food is less than acceptable. The pasta was mushy and the sauce left something to be desired. They need to work on the food and they could be a great spot.

Pros: Location, Staff, Ambiance

Cons: Food

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Being italian AND from a major Italian city (Chicago), I still fail to see the real greatness of Maggiano's food. It's family style, the portions are big, and the vibe is always good but back home, it's just a big scene - not the best

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★★★★★

Being italian AND from a major Italian city (Chicago), I still fail to see the real greatness of Maggiano's food. It's family style, the portions are big, and the vibe is always good but back home, it's just a big scene - not the best

Pros: big portiions, decent food, nice environment

Cons: expensive, over hyped

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This place is very warm with an atmoshphere that is so desirable that you'll want to come back when you have a group of people you'd like to eat with. This really is a rare find combining the wonderful elements of the Italian dining

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This place is very warm with an atmoshphere that is so desirable that you'll want to come back when you have a group of people you'd like to eat with. This really is a rare find combining the wonderful elements of the Italian dining

Pros: Inexpensive, Good Parking, Heated Pation dining

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We recently held a family reunion at Maggiano's at The Grove, and everyone is still raving about it!! The food was wonderful, the service superb, and the location and decor is ideal for special events. From the banquet manager to the wait

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We recently held a family reunion at Maggiano's at The Grove, and everyone is still raving about it!! The food was wonderful, the service superb, and the location and decor is ideal for special events. From the banquet manager to the wait

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Being from Chicago, this is one restaurant that serves up Italian dishes like I'm used too. The taste is very consistent as to that of the Chicago chains which makes me not miss home so much anymore! Try the Maggiano's Salad, it's

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Being from Chicago, this is one restaurant that serves up Italian dishes like I'm used too. The taste is very consistent as to that of the Chicago chains which makes me not miss home so much anymore! Try the Maggiano's Salad, it's

Pros: Lots of food, You can share 1 meal, Corner Bakery!

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Forget that this restaurant is part of a larger national chain. Maggiano's (at the Grove) is an excellent restaurant in its own right. The atmosphere is incredible; I've spent many a summer evening in the back, thinking that I was back

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Forget that this restaurant is part of a larger national chain. Maggiano's (at the Grove) is an excellent restaurant in its own right. The atmosphere is incredible; I've spent many a summer evening in the back, thinking that I was back

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We had the most incredible lunch at Maggiano's! In a beautiful setting of dark woods and spacious airy windows, we comfortably enjoyed some spectacular Tuscan wines with their house breads and outstanding ceasar salad (the small was HUGE

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We had the most incredible lunch at Maggiano's! In a beautiful setting of dark woods and spacious airy windows, we comfortably enjoyed some spectacular Tuscan wines with their house breads and outstanding ceasar salad (the small was HUGE

Pros: excellent lunch, attentive service, incredible food

Cons: noisy children nearby

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Maggiano's has replaced Olive Garden for me. The food here is authentic Italian food, taste's great. Serving sizes are BIG! Bring your appetite. If a romantic evening is what you want, Maggiano's is the place.

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Maggiano's has replaced Olive Garden for me. The food here is authentic Italian food, taste's great. Serving sizes are BIG! Bring your appetite. If a romantic evening is what you want, Maggiano's is the place.

Pros: Fresh Pasta, Good Service

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Along with branches of Banana Republic and Crate & Barrel, Mid-Wilshire's The Grove shopping and dining center can count on Maggiano's Little Italy to draw a diverse crowd to its clubby booths and familiar dishes, many served family style.…

 

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