Mama Carolla's Old Italian

★★★★☆
  • 1031 E 54TH St

    Indianapolis, IN 46220

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  • 317-259-9412

About Mama Carolla's Old Italian

Hours
Mon., Sun. CLOSED;Tue. - Sat. 5pm - 9:30pm

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I am very disappointed to read such poor reviews for Mama Carolla's. I am Italian and it is my favorite place to go for Italian food! I have never had a bad meal there. Their canoli is awesome! Let me clarify some earlier complaints: I

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I am very disappointed to read such poor reviews for Mama Carolla's. I am Italian and it is my favorite place to go for Italian food! I have never had a bad meal there. Their canoli is awesome! Let me clarify some earlier complaints: I

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This place is terrible. The service was slow, the staff (hostest and waitress) were exceedingly grumpy and the food is only so, so. \r
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I will never go back and would recommend you stay away. It is terribly over priced to be treated so

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This place is terrible. The service was slow, the staff (hostest and waitress) were exceedingly grumpy and the food is only so, so. \r
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I will never go back and would recommend you stay away. It is terribly over priced to be treated so

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Great food, service and wonderful atmosphere. Is great for a group or a romantic date. We are always happy with are experience here. The Rosemary Chicken Lasagna is to die for!

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★★★★★

Great food, service and wonderful atmosphere. Is great for a group or a romantic date. We are always happy with are experience here. The Rosemary Chicken Lasagna is to die for!

Pros: food and atmosphere

Cons: none

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This is my absolute favorite restaurant in the entire Indianapolis area. There is nothing I don't like from the menu, and the nightly specials are always fantastic. I feel like the staff has worked there forever...which makes them very knowledgeable; they even recognize me as a return customer! True, is does get pretty crowded, especially on the weekends, but that just makes me feel like I'm a part of the action! To the people who commented that it was too loud, I would suggest they try a less popular location. Mama Carolla's is popular for many good reasons.

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★★★★★

This is my absolute favorite restaurant in the entire Indianapolis area. There is nothing I don't like from the menu, and the nightly specials are always fantastic. I feel like the staff has worked there forever...which makes them very knowledgeable; they even recognize me as a return customer! True, is does get pretty crowded, especially on the weekends, but that just makes me feel like I'm a part of the action! To the people who commented that it was too loud, I would suggest they try a less popular location. Mama Carolla's is popular for many good reasons.

Pros: Excellent food, awesome atmosphere, friendly staff

Cons: You may have to wait...but it's totally worth it!

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I took my wife to Mama??s last night and had such a great experience I thought I would get online to write a review. It was are first time to the Restaurant and being that I have worked in the service industry for many years before earning my degree I put myself at the mercy of our Server. I asked him for a wine recommendation. I was looking for a good Pinot Noir and they had 3 or 4 to pick from. I took the servers recommendation on the Chehalem Pinot Noir. It was excellent and reasonable. Then I asked for a appetizer and he suggested the artichoke fritters witch were amazing! Now it was time for the main coarse. I went with the special veal cannelloni and my wife had the chicken rigatoni. We shared our entrees because they were both so excellent. We did not finish our food because we decided to save room for desert. Our serve recommended the tiramisu and just like everything else he recommended it was amazing. My wife and I will definitely be returning and if you are thinking Italian you should check it out.

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★★★★★

I took my wife to Mama??s last night and had such a great experience I thought I would get online to write a review. It was are first time to the Restaurant and being that I have worked in the service industry for many years before earning my degree I put myself at the mercy of our Server. I asked him for a wine recommendation. I was looking for a good Pinot Noir and they had 3 or 4 to pick from. I took the servers recommendation on the Chehalem Pinot Noir. It was excellent and reasonable. Then I asked for a appetizer and he suggested the artichoke fritters witch were amazing! Now it was time for the main coarse. I went with the special veal cannelloni and my wife had the chicken rigatoni. We shared our entrees because they were both so excellent. We did not finish our food because we decided to save room for desert. Our serve recommended the tiramisu and just like everything else he recommended it was amazing. My wife and I will definitely be returning and if you are thinking Italian you should check it out.

Pros: Wonderfull place.

Cons: NONE.

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I was told I couldn't pass up a meal at Mama Carolla's...so after living in Indy for almost a year, I tried it. Unfortunately, I tried it ona special occassion....my husbands B-day. They knew it was a special occassion but never acknowledged it. They sat us by the front door where people kept going in and out all night and where we received a blast of cold air each time. This also happens to be by the fireplace as well. I know...fireplace, sounds romantic....NOT! This is the congregating point for all patrons waiting to be seated. Therefore, they were standing right next to our table. Quite frankly, this restaurant was not at all what we expected and we could have easily gotten up and left and they would never have known as the service was also not that great. Chairs were uncomfortable and it was so loud that we had to move closer at the table to have a conversation. Save your money....this place is pricey too, service is bad and definetly no romantic!!

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★☆☆☆☆

I was told I couldn't pass up a meal at Mama Carolla's...so after living in Indy for almost a year, I tried it. Unfortunately, I tried it ona special occassion....my husbands B-day. They knew it was a special occassion but never acknowledged it. They sat us by the front door where people kept going in and out all night and where we received a blast of cold air each time. This also happens to be by the fireplace as well. I know...fireplace, sounds romantic....NOT! This is the congregating point for all patrons waiting to be seated. Therefore, they were standing right next to our table. Quite frankly, this restaurant was not at all what we expected and we could have easily gotten up and left and they would never have known as the service was also not that great. Chairs were uncomfortable and it was so loud that we had to move closer at the table to have a conversation. Save your money....this place is pricey too, service is bad and definetly no romantic!!

Pros: Food is good but not excellent

Cons: Loud and extremely crowded

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When trying a new italian restaurant, I generally order a basic pasta dish with tomatoes and olive oil. (Quality of food can be masked if it is smothered in cheese, marinara sauce or loaded with spices.) The tomatoes were under-ripe and were reminiscent of soggy cardboard (as are all under-ripe store bought tomatoes - nothing at all like a ripe roma or home grown tomatoe from the garden. Even canned tomatoes would have been better in this dish). I was quite disappointed with my entree especially because this is a very basic italian dish. Having said that, sampling other entrees at the table - most were quite tastey and the asparagus appetizers were wonderful. The bread was okay - not bad but we have had much better; the salads were small - but ample food overall. The other 3 diners in my party enjoyed the food.

As for atmosphere, many reviews called it quaint and romantic because it was an old house converted into a restaurant. Well, I am from Bloomington Indiana where most non-chain restaurants are in converted old homes. And this atmosphere can be more intimate and more romantic unless you have to follow your server through a maze of people waiting and also have to make your way through them to use the restroom and to leave. Plus, you are seated at a table where you are just as close to your date as you are to the people at each of the tables around you. We had to lean into each other to hear what the other was saying. The wait staff seemed more frustrated than rude. Tough working conditions having to weave in and out of everything.

Prices were very reasonable.

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★★★☆☆

When trying a new italian restaurant, I generally order a basic pasta dish with tomatoes and olive oil. (Quality of food can be masked if it is smothered in cheese, marinara sauce or loaded with spices.) The tomatoes were under-ripe and were reminiscent of soggy cardboard (as are all under-ripe store bought tomatoes - nothing at all like a ripe roma or home grown tomatoe from the garden. Even canned tomatoes would have been better in this dish). I was quite disappointed with my entree especially because this is a very basic italian dish. Having said that, sampling other entrees at the table - most were quite tastey and the asparagus appetizers were wonderful. The bread was okay - not bad but we have had much better; the salads were small - but ample food overall. The other 3 diners in my party enjoyed the food.

As for atmosphere, many reviews called it quaint and romantic because it was an old house converted into a restaurant. Well, I am from Bloomington Indiana where most non-chain restaurants are in converted old homes. And this atmosphere can be more intimate and more romantic unless you have to follow your server through a maze of people waiting and also have to make your way through them to use the restroom and to leave. Plus, you are seated at a table where you are just as close to your date as you are to the people at each of the tables around you. We had to lean into each other to hear what the other was saying. The wait staff seemed more frustrated than rude. Tough working conditions having to weave in and out of everything.

Prices were very reasonable.

Pros: most of food is very good/ reasonable prices

Cons: packed in like sardines, noisy sardines

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This place is great. Its a nice little restaurant right off the Monon that makes you feel like youre really entering Mama Carolla's house. I have tried multiple things on the menu and have never been disappointed. The veal is great, the chicken lasagna is great, you really cant go wrong with Mama Carolla's. Not to mention the outdoor seating which is top notch in the summer time. The prices are EXTREMELY reasonable for what youre getting. It costs about the same as the Olive Garden but is as good as any Italian restaurant I've ever been to. Not to sound like a snob but I live in Chicago and there are plenty of great Italian restaurants here and Mama Carolla's is as good or better than every one of them...and half the price. Great for if youre visiting or want to take your girl out for a great meal. Cant say enough good things about this place.

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★★★★★

This place is great. Its a nice little restaurant right off the Monon that makes you feel like youre really entering Mama Carolla's house. I have tried multiple things on the menu and have never been disappointed. The veal is great, the chicken lasagna is great, you really cant go wrong with Mama Carolla's. Not to mention the outdoor seating which is top notch in the summer time. The prices are EXTREMELY reasonable for what youre getting. It costs about the same as the Olive Garden but is as good as any Italian restaurant I've ever been to. Not to sound like a snob but I live in Chicago and there are plenty of great Italian restaurants here and Mama Carolla's is as good or better than every one of them...and half the price. Great for if youre visiting or want to take your girl out for a great meal. Cant say enough good things about this place.

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Food is very good. Wait staff is at best indifferent, the hostesses are less than indifferent they are well below average, rude is the term. The interior is quite loud so if you are going go in the temperate season and eat outside. If you are going for pleasant conversation and an expectation of decent service there are many other places close by that are far superior. Dean Martin croons? Pleeeeeease if there was music the noise from the crowd was such that it could not be heard. Romantic if one considers it romantic to be seated virtually on top of the table next to you. The good point is that the next table cannot hear you whisper into your darling's ear as it is so noisy. The next table could not hear you shout into you darling's ear.

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★★☆☆☆

Food is very good. Wait staff is at best indifferent, the hostesses are less than indifferent they are well below average, rude is the term. The interior is quite loud so if you are going go in the temperate season and eat outside. If you are going for pleasant conversation and an expectation of decent service there are many other places close by that are far superior. Dean Martin croons? Pleeeeeease if there was music the noise from the crowd was such that it could not be heard. Romantic if one considers it romantic to be seated virtually on top of the table next to you. The good point is that the next table cannot hear you whisper into your darling's ear as it is so noisy. The next table could not hear you shout into you darling's ear.

Pros: food

Cons: ambience, service, date spot, romantic, crowded, loud to the point of not being able to talk, shouting required

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Italian food at its best. Mama Carolla's Old Italian is a house turned into a restaurant. It's extremely unique and fun to look around in the different rooms. If the weather allows, ask to sit outside on the patio; It makes you feel as if you are actually in Italy! I have tried many dishes and have yet to be disappointed. It can be a fun family gathering place or a nice place to go on a date.

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★★★★☆

Italian food at its best. Mama Carolla's Old Italian is a house turned into a restaurant. It's extremely unique and fun to look around in the different rooms. If the weather allows, ask to sit outside on the patio; It makes you feel as if you are actually in Italy! I have tried many dishes and have yet to be disappointed. It can be a fun family gathering place or a nice place to go on a date.

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This is a "House" turned into a restaraunt. it was a really neat atmosphere and the food was great. My food was good with great portion sizes for the price. The lasagna was nicely flavored.

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This is a "House" turned into a restaraunt. it was a really neat atmosphere and the food was great. My food was good with great portion sizes for the price. The lasagna was nicely flavored.

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I never post on reveiw sites, but i read a reveiw by a user named "spencer54" and it bothered me. The service at Mama Carolla's had never upset me. i have worked in many, many, resturants and on every visit I am treated above and beyond all my expectations for service. Never have i watied past when they tell me i will; and in addition to that I am a sous chef here in indy, and I enjoy the food everytime. I have never been let down. So I say to "spencer54" give it another go, and check out the menu... The food is good.

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★★★★★

I never post on reveiw sites, but i read a reveiw by a user named "spencer54" and it bothered me. The service at Mama Carolla's had never upset me. i have worked in many, many, resturants and on every visit I am treated above and beyond all my expectations for service. Never have i watied past when they tell me i will; and in addition to that I am a sous chef here in indy, and I enjoy the food everytime. I have never been let down. So I say to "spencer54" give it another go, and check out the menu... The food is good.

Pros: The food is a never miss, and the service is just the same.

Cons: No monday service

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We arrived on Friday evening about 6:30p and did have to wait about 30 minutes. We were able to spend the time in the bar where we easily found a seat and great conversation with the staff who recommended an excellent chianti wine. An appetizer of fried ravioli is recommended--very tasty! For the main course, I had the seared tuna with pesto which I would not recommend. I thought it would come with some pasta but instead came with only a red sauce. No matter, I still enjoyed the entree and mostly the environment. It is also one of the few italian places I know that serves wedding soup which was a little too salty. Overall, wonderful experience..I loved the decor. Ladies bathroom only accomodates one while the guys seems to be larger judging by the number of ppl I saw coming out.

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★★★★★

We arrived on Friday evening about 6:30p and did have to wait about 30 minutes. We were able to spend the time in the bar where we easily found a seat and great conversation with the staff who recommended an excellent chianti wine. An appetizer of fried ravioli is recommended--very tasty! For the main course, I had the seared tuna with pesto which I would not recommend. I thought it would come with some pasta but instead came with only a red sauce. No matter, I still enjoyed the entree and mostly the environment. It is also one of the few italian places I know that serves wedding soup which was a little too salty. Overall, wonderful experience..I loved the decor. Ladies bathroom only accomodates one while the guys seems to be larger judging by the number of ppl I saw coming out.

Pros: ambience and lots of menu variety

Cons: Can get very noisy

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Wonderful place! Great atmosphere. Love the garden area!
Bar area is a little crowded on weekends but we have
always been able to find a place to sit while waiting for a table.
Bummer that they do not take reservations but the food and atmosphere
are worth the short wait. Just don't come too hungry.
My favorite dish is the Chicken Rigatoni but my husband loves
the spagehtti and meatballs.

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★★★★★

Wonderful place! Great atmosphere. Love the garden area!
Bar area is a little crowded on weekends but we have
always been able to find a place to sit while waiting for a table.
Bummer that they do not take reservations but the food and atmosphere
are worth the short wait. Just don't come too hungry.
My favorite dish is the Chicken Rigatoni but my husband loves
the spagehtti and meatballs.

Pros: ambience, excellent food

Cons: do not take reservations

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We arrived on a Friday night at about 630pm and didn't have to wait at all - we were seated outside in the very nice garden setting. We were served quickly, meal portions are large and come with bread and soup or salad. Our server was friendly and helpful. The food was fine - nothing extraordinary but nothing to complain about either. The best part of my meal was the soup and bread. This is a nice neighborhood resturant.

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★★★★☆

We arrived on a Friday night at about 630pm and didn't have to wait at all - we were seated outside in the very nice garden setting. We were served quickly, meal portions are large and come with bread and soup or salad. Our server was friendly and helpful. The food was fine - nothing extraordinary but nothing to complain about either. The best part of my meal was the soup and bread. This is a nice neighborhood resturant.

Pros: Atmosphere, location

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I had absolutely one of the worst dining experiences here that I have had in Indianapolis. They don't take reservations, which is the start of the problem. So we waited in the bar and had appetizers. But then people who arrived after us were being seated while we waited. When I challenged the staff on this they became belligerent, and when we were finally seated (half an hour after the time they told us the table would be ready) the waitress was pompous and unfriendly. I have never been so tempted to get up and leave a restaurant, but we stuck it out, ate the indifferent food as quickly as we could, and left. I have no idea why this place is still in business, and would enthusiastically discourage anyone from going there.

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★☆☆☆☆

I had absolutely one of the worst dining experiences here that I have had in Indianapolis. They don't take reservations, which is the start of the problem. So we waited in the bar and had appetizers. But then people who arrived after us were being seated while we waited. When I challenged the staff on this they became belligerent, and when we were finally seated (half an hour after the time they told us the table would be ready) the waitress was pompous and unfriendly. I have never been so tempted to get up and leave a restaurant, but we stuck it out, ate the indifferent food as quickly as we could, and left. I have no idea why this place is still in business, and would enthusiastically discourage anyone from going there.

Pros: Can't think of any

Cons: The service

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This is a wonderful place to take a family or a date, very cozy. I went there with my family and we had a great time. My little girl (age 4, world's pickiest eater) loved the food, she ate a good portion of the shared meal (the servings are more than fair for two). The staff was very helpful and knew what ingredients were in the food, which made selecting, very easy.

I would definately recommend, if you are looking to do good Italian food on a nite out.

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★★★★★

This is a wonderful place to take a family or a date, very cozy. I went there with my family and we had a great time. My little girl (age 4, world's pickiest eater) loved the food, she ate a good portion of the shared meal (the servings are more than fair for two). The staff was very helpful and knew what ingredients were in the food, which made selecting, very easy.

I would definately recommend, if you are looking to do good Italian food on a nite out.

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This is an Italian restaurant for those looking for creative Italian dishes. The place is usually packed, which just shows how good the place is. Try the Veal Medallians or filet steak. The appetizers are wonderful, especially the fried ravioli and calamari (second to none). In all, I would recommend Mama Carolla's to every friend and even every foe......it's a unique and flavorful dining experience that should not be missed.

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★★★★★

This is an Italian restaurant for those looking for creative Italian dishes. The place is usually packed, which just shows how good the place is. Try the Veal Medallians or filet steak. The appetizers are wonderful, especially the fried ravioli and calamari (second to none). In all, I would recommend Mama Carolla's to every friend and even every foe......it's a unique and flavorful dining experience that should not be missed.

Pros: Best Italian menu in town; these guys also know how to make a drink

Cons: Expect to wait, but it's well worth it!

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Just ate at Mama's last night. Great food ,great service. Would recommend to anyone. I have never had bad food at this place. We did have a bad waitress one night but it did not detour us in going back as the food is heavenly.

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★★★★★

Just ate at Mama's last night. Great food ,great service. Would recommend to anyone. I have never had bad food at this place. We did have a bad waitress one night but it did not detour us in going back as the food is heavenly.

Pros: The food is great.

Cons: parking is a little bad.

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We go as often we can and love it. The have the best pasta in Indianpolis and don't forget the garlic cheese bread! I could spend a meal eating just that!

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★★★★★

We go as often we can and love it. The have the best pasta in Indianpolis and don't forget the garlic cheese bread! I could spend a meal eating just that!

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This place was so nice, warm and cozy in the winter. Decor was great, the wait not too long, and the food was full of flavor! My husband thoroughly enjoyed his chicken dish. I thought they had the best house salad dressing in Indy! I tried the fettucine alfredo and added shrimp. The first bite was too overwhelming, it tasted like 35 cloves of garlic were pureed just to make my single dish. I grew up loving garlic, but this was just too much to eat! Unless you absolutely love garlic (and I mean LOVE-like you grew up sucking on a garlic clove and not a pacifier), do NOT order this dish! All others looked and smelled spectacular though! Overall, we had a tasty, romantic dinner for less than $60 (that included a carafe of house chianti, an appetizer, 2 entrees, and a dessert). Great value!

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★★★★★

This place was so nice, warm and cozy in the winter. Decor was great, the wait not too long, and the food was full of flavor! My husband thoroughly enjoyed his chicken dish. I thought they had the best house salad dressing in Indy! I tried the fettucine alfredo and added shrimp. The first bite was too overwhelming, it tasted like 35 cloves of garlic were pureed just to make my single dish. I grew up loving garlic, but this was just too much to eat! Unless you absolutely love garlic (and I mean LOVE-like you grew up sucking on a garlic clove and not a pacifier), do NOT order this dish! All others looked and smelled spectacular though! Overall, we had a tasty, romantic dinner for less than $60 (that included a carafe of house chianti, an appetizer, 2 entrees, and a dessert). Great value!

Pros: Great Italian Food, Awesome ambience, Fantastic Value

Cons: Too much garlic!

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I was with 3 other girlfriends celebrating a birthday. We all love Italian food and found this restaurant to be amazing! We are all from Muncie and made the 1 hour + drive down to enjoy the atmosphere and the flavors of the food. Truly a great place to go! You won't be disappointed at all! We all tried 4 different dishes and had appetizers and drinks and it was all amazing! We were told by some Indy friends that the wait would be horrible....we arrived at 5:30 and were seated immediately. By 5:45 the place was packed! So definitely getting there earlier is better! They had outside seating but it was too chilly when we went to sit outside. It was great!

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★★★★★

I was with 3 other girlfriends celebrating a birthday. We all love Italian food and found this restaurant to be amazing! We are all from Muncie and made the 1 hour + drive down to enjoy the atmosphere and the flavors of the food. Truly a great place to go! You won't be disappointed at all! We all tried 4 different dishes and had appetizers and drinks and it was all amazing! We were told by some Indy friends that the wait would be horrible....we arrived at 5:30 and were seated immediately. By 5:45 the place was packed! So definitely getting there earlier is better! They had outside seating but it was too chilly when we went to sit outside. It was great!

Pros: Great Food, Great Atmosphere, Great Service

Cons: Bathrooms small, can be crowded, can wait long

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When we arrived, more than half of the outside tables were empty, and since they do not take reservations on the weekends, we thought we would be able to sit outside. After being told it would be 30 minutes, we agreed to wait it out because it was a beautiful evening. An hour and half later, after walking right past us literally 20 times, the hostess snidely escorted us to what apeared to be the only bad seat in the house. The food was excellent and our server was delightful, but the experience of trying to get seated ruined this restaurant for us.

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★★☆☆☆

When we arrived, more than half of the outside tables were empty, and since they do not take reservations on the weekends, we thought we would be able to sit outside. After being told it would be 30 minutes, we agreed to wait it out because it was a beautiful evening. An hour and half later, after walking right past us literally 20 times, the hostess snidely escorted us to what apeared to be the only bad seat in the house. The food was excellent and our server was delightful, but the experience of trying to get seated ruined this restaurant for us.

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Love this place--if you want Italian, skip the chains and have a more intimate experience at Mama Corolla's for about the same price. Patio dining available in the summer; the restaurant itself is a house with small rooms that create a quiet, intimate dining experience. New remodeling has created a large banquet room for larger parties. The food is also wonderful--try the excellent and unique appetizers, as well as the not-so-run-of-the-mill main dishes. Overall, it makes for a relaxing eating experience--romantic, too, with the roaring fire place in the entrance area.

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★★★★★

Love this place--if you want Italian, skip the chains and have a more intimate experience at Mama Corolla's for about the same price. Patio dining available in the summer; the restaurant itself is a house with small rooms that create a quiet, intimate dining experience. New remodeling has created a large banquet room for larger parties. The food is also wonderful--try the excellent and unique appetizers, as well as the not-so-run-of-the-mill main dishes. Overall, it makes for a relaxing eating experience--romantic, too, with the roaring fire place in the entrance area.

Pros: Intimate Atmosphere, Great food, Good value

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Mama Carolla's has a unique character all to its own. The space is very intimate and the service is excellent. One always feels at home in this Mediterranean style house turned Italian ristorante.

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★★★★★

Mama Carolla's has a unique character all to its own. The space is very intimate and the service is excellent. One always feels at home in this Mediterranean style house turned Italian ristorante.

Pros: Great food, Lovely Owners, Unique

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Would not reccommend for a large group. They have limited seating for larger parties. We had eight in our group. After desert was done and bills were handed to us and paid we were asked if we needed anything else because a party was waiting for our table. I thought it was extremely tacky.

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★★★☆☆

Would not reccommend for a large group. They have limited seating for larger parties. We had eight in our group. After desert was done and bills were handed to us and paid we were asked if we needed anything else because a party was waiting for our table. I thought it was extremely tacky.

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This up and coming Italian is fast becoming a respected part of the Italian landscape of central Indiana. The owners have gone to great lengths to create an atmosphere reminiscent of the old country and have the crowds to prove it. A wing is currently being added and one can only hope that the continues the tasteful precedent that the owners have set. A great place for a date or a secluded romantic evening. The outdoor patio is probably the best-kept spot of its kind in Indianapolis!

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★★★★☆

This up and coming Italian is fast becoming a respected part of the Italian landscape of central Indiana. The owners have gone to great lengths to create an atmosphere reminiscent of the old country and have the crowds to prove it. A wing is currently being added and one can only hope that the continues the tasteful precedent that the owners have set. A great place for a date or a secluded romantic evening. The outdoor patio is probably the best-kept spot of its kind in Indianapolis!

Pros: ambiance, outdoor dining, location

Cons: food, no reservations

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Great value , great atmosphere - Great food. I would definitely recommend it.

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★★★★☆

Great value , great atmosphere - Great food. I would definitely recommend it.

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I took my boyfriend there for Valentine's Day and it was amazing. He's been to Italy and said that the decor inside is what most places in Italy look like. It's very romantic with candles giving off the majority of the light in the place.

The food is fantastic and you get plenty. If you like Italian - You'll LOVE Mama Carolla's!

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★★★★★

I took my boyfriend there for Valentine's Day and it was amazing. He's been to Italy and said that the decor inside is what most places in Italy look like. It's very romantic with candles giving off the majority of the light in the place.

The food is fantastic and you get plenty. If you like Italian - You'll LOVE Mama Carolla's!

Pros: Beautiful Inside, Outside Garden Seats, Great Food

Cons: Gets Crowded Quick!

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