Maggiano's Little Italy

★★★★☆
42.3514 -71.0684
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617-542-3456

4 Columbus Ave

Boston, MA

02116

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Hours
Sun 12pm-9:45pm; Mon 11:30am-9:45pm; Tue 11:30am-9:45pm; Wed 11:30am-9:45pm; Thu 11:30am-9:45pm; Fri 11:30am-10:45pm; Sat 11:30am-10:45pm
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Lovely place to dine, reminds one of a 1950s supper club. Very nice private function rooms. It's not cutting edge gourmet, but it's reliably tasty.

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★★★★☆

Lovely place to dine, reminds one of a 1950s supper club. Very nice private function rooms. It's not cutting edge gourmet, but it's reliably tasty.

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A great family style restaurant, yummy food and big portions! It is a great place to meet with a big group of people when you are very hungry!

4
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A great family style restaurant, yummy food and big portions! It is a great place to meet with a big group of people when you are very hungry!

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A great place for a meal, especially if you have a big group! A relaxed but still nice atmosphere and delicious food right in the heart of Boston.

4
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A great place for a meal, especially if you have a big group! A relaxed but still nice atmosphere and delicious food right in the heart of Boston.

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Nothing fancy here but the portions are huge and the selection is even bigger.

Great prices and a fun place to go with a big crowd. Order off the menu or eat family style with a mix of this and that.

4
★★★★☆

Nothing fancy here but the portions are huge and the selection is even bigger.

Great prices and a fun place to go with a big crowd. Order off the menu or eat family style with a mix of this and that.

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Maggiano's never disappoints! I've had to go to quite a few events there and they have always had excellent sercive with attention to detail and really good food! Whe you're doing family style, at least for our events they have always brough out as much as we wanted. The food is really good and even better is packing it up and taking some home since there is always a lot.

5
★★★★★

Maggiano's never disappoints! I've had to go to quite a few events there and they have always had excellent sercive with attention to detail and really good food! Whe you're doing family style, at least for our events they have always brough out as much as we wanted. The food is really good and even better is packing it up and taking some home since there is always a lot.

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I went to a close friend's college graduation party that was catered by Maggianos Little Italy and it was wonderful. The food was some of the best Italian I've ever tried and the wine was outstanding. I haven't been to the restaurant itself but the service we received at the party was A+. I highly recommend them for your catering needs.

5
★★★★★

I went to a close friend's college graduation party that was catered by Maggianos Little Italy and it was wonderful. The food was some of the best Italian I've ever tried and the wine was outstanding. I haven't been to the restaurant itself but the service we received at the party was A+. I highly recommend them for your catering needs.

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Great Food, Great Service, Great Enviroment, Great Portions,
One of the best Italian food resturants I have ever been to. Altough this place is full of yuppies, the food will make you forget all about them.

PROS: Everything
CONS: Yuppies

5
★★★★★

Great Food, Great Service, Great Enviroment, Great Portions,
One of the best Italian food resturants I have ever been to. Altough this place is full of yuppies, the food will make you forget all about them.

PROS: Everything
CONS: Yuppies

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Enjoy a delicious dish of Gnocchi. Outstanding. Good price

6
★★★★★

Enjoy a delicious dish of Gnocchi. Outstanding. Good price

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By far, the nicest chicken parm I have ever had from a restaurant. Bonus points for the signed picture of Sinatra hanging on your wall!

6
★★★★★

By far, the nicest chicken parm I have ever had from a restaurant. Bonus points for the signed picture of Sinatra hanging on your wall!

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I can't get over how delicious our food at Maggiano's was. We got the mussels, some salmon, lasagna and garlic sticks as an appetizer. Wow-eee! The portions are huge, and we could order a whole 'nother dish and then just take it home. We had meals set for the whole weekend after our night out here. Our waitress was extremely helpful and friendly, and catered to our every need, and didn't give us strange looks when we would ask her to wrap up whole dishes for take-home.

5
★★★★★

I can't get over how delicious our food at Maggiano's was. We got the mussels, some salmon, lasagna and garlic sticks as an appetizer. Wow-eee! The portions are huge, and we could order a whole 'nother dish and then just take it home. We had meals set for the whole weekend after our night out here. Our waitress was extremely helpful and friendly, and catered to our every need, and didn't give us strange looks when we would ask her to wrap up whole dishes for take-home.

Pros: Service, location, portions

Cons: A bit pricey for college students

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I used to love Maggianos. Especially for a large group, it is still an excellent restaurant to go to. They have an all you can eat option which is really great (and easy on the wallet too). However, over the years I have seen a decrease in the quality of their food. Don't get me wrong though, I will still stop by for some fried mozzerella!

3
★★★☆☆

I used to love Maggianos. Especially for a large group, it is still an excellent restaurant to go to. They have an all you can eat option which is really great (and easy on the wallet too). However, over the years I have seen a decrease in the quality of their food. Don't get me wrong though, I will still stop by for some fried mozzerella!

Pros: Chicken Parm.

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Went there on a Sunday evening and there was no wait at all. The place was crowded but we still got excellent service. The waiter was very helpful and nice and met any requests we had. And there was another waiter who always made sure our waters were refilled and that there was bread on the table. I was pretty impressed by the quick and efficient service. I ordered the clams and pasta. It was good but I've had better so I dont think I would recommend it too much. I also tried the salmon with crab and it was excellent! We all ordered half portions which were huge but still fairly priced. The ambiance of the place was nice too which is suprising for a good price restaurant.

4
★★★★☆

Went there on a Sunday evening and there was no wait at all. The place was crowded but we still got excellent service. The waiter was very helpful and nice and met any requests we had. And there was another waiter who always made sure our waters were refilled and that there was bread on the table. I was pretty impressed by the quick and efficient service. I ordered the clams and pasta. It was good but I've had better so I dont think I would recommend it too much. I also tried the salmon with crab and it was excellent! We all ordered half portions which were huge but still fairly priced. The ambiance of the place was nice too which is suprising for a good price restaurant.

Pros: excellent service, good food & fair prices

Cons: none really

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cute place for couples or family/friends event. had a good pasta (clam linguine w/red sauce) and some family meal items (chicken piccata). tiramisu is on par, but since my sis and mom both know how to make it, i'm not finding this much more superb than theirs. coffee is not what i had in italy, a bit disappointed on that.

always--ALWAYS--packed at meal time. even at reservations, you end up waiting. what's up with that?
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3
★★★☆☆

cute place for couples or family/friends event. had a good pasta (clam linguine w/red sauce) and some family meal items (chicken piccata). tiramisu is on par, but since my sis and mom both know how to make it, i'm not finding this much more superb than theirs. coffee is not what i had in italy, a bit disappointed on that.

always--ALWAYS--packed at meal time. even at reservations, you end up waiting. what's up with that?
:)

Pros: has a bar & TV while you wait

Cons: you have to wait--reserved or not

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Huge portions and great prices. You really must ask your wait staff for recommendations. Most of the meals on the menu are incredible but there are a few items that are just average. Pasta does not come with the meat dishes but with the portion sizes you really do not need all that food ( It is enough for 2-3 people). But if you must then it is still worth the $2.95 extra to add on to the meal. Reservations a must. Great place to bring large groups

5
★★★★★

Huge portions and great prices. You really must ask your wait staff for recommendations. Most of the meals on the menu are incredible but there are a few items that are just average. Pasta does not come with the meat dishes but with the portion sizes you really do not need all that food ( It is enough for 2-3 people). But if you must then it is still worth the $2.95 extra to add on to the meal. Reservations a must. Great place to bring large groups

Pros: Price, portions, and family-style

Cons: Nothing

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I recommend doing a double date because you need a minimum of 4 people to do a family style dinner. The food is excellent for both quantity AND quality. The downside is that word is out about this place - and if you just try to walk-in, expect a 1-2 hour wait. Reserve in advance!

4
★★★★☆

I recommend doing a double date because you need a minimum of 4 people to do a family style dinner. The food is excellent for both quantity AND quality. The downside is that word is out about this place - and if you just try to walk-in, expect a 1-2 hour wait. Reserve in advance!

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This place is just plain average as far as the food goes and then factor in crowds so dense you cannot get to the host for questions and I wager a guess that people who love this place don't venture out much. Magianno's is also listed as romantic, sure if you like uproarious crowds and crying children in a Cheesecake Factory packed layout. I ordered chicken parmesan (which was good but not great) and it did not come with pasta, which was extra. Now doesn't the dish 'chicken pram' entail pasta? I had a margarita that tasted like a four year old made it and then switched to a black and tan when the migraine from all the sugar landed. They only have three beers on tap and Guinness and Bass being present, I figured that route would be a sure bet. My beer arrived looking like a Bass with a three inch foamy head - almost no Guinness present. Our waiter (when he showed up) looked to be too bothered elsewhere to be of use. If you are looking for this kind of place go to Vinny T's where everything is better, including the bread which at Magianno's tastes like thicker Wonder bread. They also use low grade olive oil and pre-grated parmesan cheese ? this is little Italy? Please.

2
★★☆☆☆

This place is just plain average as far as the food goes and then factor in crowds so dense you cannot get to the host for questions and I wager a guess that people who love this place don't venture out much. Magianno's is also listed as romantic, sure if you like uproarious crowds and crying children in a Cheesecake Factory packed layout. I ordered chicken parmesan (which was good but not great) and it did not come with pasta, which was extra. Now doesn't the dish 'chicken pram' entail pasta? I had a margarita that tasted like a four year old made it and then switched to a black and tan when the migraine from all the sugar landed. They only have three beers on tap and Guinness and Bass being present, I figured that route would be a sure bet. My beer arrived looking like a Bass with a three inch foamy head - almost no Guinness present. Our waiter (when he showed up) looked to be too bothered elsewhere to be of use. If you are looking for this kind of place go to Vinny T's where everything is better, including the bread which at Magianno's tastes like thicker Wonder bread. They also use low grade olive oil and pre-grated parmesan cheese ? this is little Italy? Please.

Pros: Great dinner mints when you leave, the act of leaving this place behind - only Pro

Cons: Price, food, ambiance, service, crowds, cocktails, beer, appetizers, etc.

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I have been to Maggiano's a number of times, and have never been disappointed. I most recently went with a party of 8, and although we had reservations, we did wait about a half hour to be seated; but after that, the service was great. The place is huge, one of the few Italian restaurants in the city that can accommodate large groups, and the food is delicious! I definitely recommend the half-portion sizes, as the regular portions are HUGE (the half-portion is large enough for 2 meals for me). The eggplant parm is my favorite!

4
★★★★☆

I have been to Maggiano's a number of times, and have never been disappointed. I most recently went with a party of 8, and although we had reservations, we did wait about a half hour to be seated; but after that, the service was great. The place is huge, one of the few Italian restaurants in the city that can accommodate large groups, and the food is delicious! I definitely recommend the half-portion sizes, as the regular portions are HUGE (the half-portion is large enough for 2 meals for me). The eggplant parm is my favorite!

Pros: inexpensive, great food

Cons: parking can be difficult unless you want to pay for garage

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I work for a financial corporation, I was in charge of a large party of international investors, I want to keep the evening somewhat casual, and Maggianos was recommended. The service was marginal (servers unaware of wine service , food knowledge etc.), and the food I would rate as fair. We waited for almost and hour to be seated, after booking the reservation well in advance. All in all it was not a pleasant experience.

2
★★☆☆☆

I work for a financial corporation, I was in charge of a large party of international investors, I want to keep the evening somewhat casual, and Maggianos was recommended. The service was marginal (servers unaware of wine service , food knowledge etc.), and the food I would rate as fair. We waited for almost and hour to be seated, after booking the reservation well in advance. All in all it was not a pleasant experience.

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But my mom was a horrible cook....and not italian. This is such ordinary food, it blows my mind that anyone in good conscience could call it "one of their favorties" or "outstanding." Portions are big but what's the point? Is a lot of slop better than a little slop? Again, it's not horrible...just really average, and not worth the fuss (parking, noise, crowds)

1
★☆☆☆☆

But my mom was a horrible cook....and not italian. This is such ordinary food, it blows my mind that anyone in good conscience could call it "one of their favorties" or "outstanding." Portions are big but what's the point? Is a lot of slop better than a little slop? Again, it's not horrible...just really average, and not worth the fuss (parking, noise, crowds)

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We just went to dinner and found the experience excellent. Our waiter Drew was a pleasure to have waiting on our table. He was very helpful in recommending many of the excellent selections they offer. Our group thought that the service, food and portions were excellent. It is an excellent place to dine in the Boston area. I would recommend this to everyone.

5
★★★★★

We just went to dinner and found the experience excellent. Our waiter Drew was a pleasure to have waiting on our table. He was very helpful in recommending many of the excellent selections they offer. Our group thought that the service, food and portions were excellent. It is an excellent place to dine in the Boston area. I would recommend this to everyone.

Pros: Inexpensive, Portions excellent, Family place

Cons: tables a little close

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Great for easy group gatherings. Portions HUGE, reasonably priced meals. Lg Bar waiting area. Big, lively, open spaces fun...but not so loud that you can't have a conversation. One problem, horrible service. We were running 10 min late for reservation. Called and were told they would hold reservation for 15 min, but could not guarantee a table beyond that time frame. RAN over, arrived 5 min after our reservation, waited 25 min to be seated. Rushed and confusing menu intro. Wrong food delivered, although they insisted that the food was our order. Then angrily asked what we ordered and found that they did indeed have half of order but had forced wrong plates upon other members of our party. Server told one person they ordered incorrectly and mix up was their fault. After dishing out the blame waitress did, however, offer to get correct meal...and was brought over within minutes.

4
★★★★☆

Great for easy group gatherings. Portions HUGE, reasonably priced meals. Lg Bar waiting area. Big, lively, open spaces fun...but not so loud that you can't have a conversation. One problem, horrible service. We were running 10 min late for reservation. Called and were told they would hold reservation for 15 min, but could not guarantee a table beyond that time frame. RAN over, arrived 5 min after our reservation, waited 25 min to be seated. Rushed and confusing menu intro. Wrong food delivered, although they insisted that the food was our order. Then angrily asked what we ordered and found that they did indeed have half of order but had forced wrong plates upon other members of our party. Server told one person they ordered incorrectly and mix up was their fault. After dishing out the blame waitress did, however, offer to get correct meal...and was brought over within minutes.

Pros: Decent food, Fun Atmosphere,, Reasonable prices

Cons: ATROCIOUS service

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Had reservation for dinner. Stood in front of the hostess for about 3 minutes where she never picked her head up to acknowledge me until I had to excuse myself. After being seated, the waitress handed us menu's and asked us if we would like to start of with an appetizer or salad. We looked down at the menu to glance quickly as we had not had time to look at the menu only to hear the waitress chime in with a sarcastic "Uuhhh, hellloooo". The food was wonderful, the portions large enough to share. Would have gone back in a heartbeat for the food but will seriously debate ever returning to be berated by the staff.

4
★★★★☆

Had reservation for dinner. Stood in front of the hostess for about 3 minutes where she never picked her head up to acknowledge me until I had to excuse myself. After being seated, the waitress handed us menu's and asked us if we would like to start of with an appetizer or salad. We looked down at the menu to glance quickly as we had not had time to look at the menu only to hear the waitress chime in with a sarcastic "Uuhhh, hellloooo". The food was wonderful, the portions large enough to share. Would have gone back in a heartbeat for the food but will seriously debate ever returning to be berated by the staff.

Pros: quality of food, good price:portion

Cons: arrogant staff

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My mother's wedding was to be held in Boston Common at noon. There happened to be a parade that no one knew about that day. After tons of confusion and street closings it was decided last minute to hold the ceremony at Maggiano's. They were completely understanding and accomodating. The service was unparrelled! I would totally recomend this restaurant to anyone as a night out or a great place to hold a function. The food was wonderful and it's beautiful inside.

5
★★★★★

My mother's wedding was to be held in Boston Common at noon. There happened to be a parade that no one knew about that day. After tons of confusion and street closings it was decided last minute to hold the ceremony at Maggiano's. They were completely understanding and accomodating. The service was unparrelled! I would totally recomend this restaurant to anyone as a night out or a great place to hold a function. The food was wonderful and it's beautiful inside.

Pros: Service, Ambiance, Food

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First off to those who complain about the wait....make reservations in advance. Problem solved. It is a busy restaurant; do not expect to waltz in during peak times with no reservation and get a table. For what its' worth, you can make reservations up to 2 months in advance. The good: gnocchi melts in your mouth, and the lasagna (with meat sauce) is THE BEST I have ever had. Bar none. The prices were very reasonable and the chocolate zuccotto cake, if you have room, is a must for chocoholics. We arrived a couple minutes before our reservation (9:45 p.m.) and were seated right away, and ordered promptly. We also did not wait long at all for the food, even though the restaurant was packed. All in all....I can't wait to go back, and already have reservations for July.

5
★★★★★

First off to those who complain about the wait....make reservations in advance. Problem solved. It is a busy restaurant; do not expect to waltz in during peak times with no reservation and get a table. For what its' worth, you can make reservations up to 2 months in advance. The good: gnocchi melts in your mouth, and the lasagna (with meat sauce) is THE BEST I have ever had. Bar none. The prices were very reasonable and the chocolate zuccotto cake, if you have room, is a must for chocoholics. We arrived a couple minutes before our reservation (9:45 p.m.) and were seated right away, and ordered promptly. We also did not wait long at all for the food, even though the restaurant was packed. All in all....I can't wait to go back, and already have reservations for July.

Pros: Best lasagna , Excellent food/value, Service

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This is a regular restaurant. The food doesnt gives the italian feeling and the ambient is most grey. The food wasn't bad but I don't think that I'll be back next time. Anyway, it looks like daily meal restaurant and certainly not for special occasions.

3
★★★☆☆

This is a regular restaurant. The food doesnt gives the italian feeling and the ambient is most grey. The food wasn't bad but I don't think that I'll be back next time. Anyway, it looks like daily meal restaurant and certainly not for special occasions.

Pros: easy to find

Cons: grey ambience, food wasn't special

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My friend and I went there for dinner on a sunday night and right from the start the service was terrible. We arrived and were told it would be 40 minutes before we could get a table. So we put our name in and left. When we came back 30 minutes later we were told it would be 45 minutes even with our name already in. There were many tables empty and the hostess was so incredibly snotty and condescending that we decided to go else where. Why stay at a place that gives you poor service before you even get in the door.

1
★☆☆☆☆

My friend and I went there for dinner on a sunday night and right from the start the service was terrible. We arrived and were told it would be 40 minutes before we could get a table. So we put our name in and left. When we came back 30 minutes later we were told it would be 45 minutes even with our name already in. There were many tables empty and the hostess was so incredibly snotty and condescending that we decided to go else where. Why stay at a place that gives you poor service before you even get in the door.

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Our waitress was cold and didn't understand us, but she also did not try very hard. Needless to say, our order was messed up and we were charged for something we did not order. After all of that headache, the food was just ok.

3
★★★☆☆

Our waitress was cold and didn't understand us, but she also did not try very hard. Needless to say, our order was messed up and we were charged for something we did not order. After all of that headache, the food was just ok.

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Maggiano's is a wonderful dining experience for a date or the entire family. The sounds of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald just enhance the traditional dishes and great wine list. Thanks for the memories and those yet to come Maggiano's!

5
★★★★★

Maggiano's is a wonderful dining experience for a date or the entire family. The sounds of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald just enhance the traditional dishes and great wine list. Thanks for the memories and those yet to come Maggiano's!

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This restaurant is awesome. It is great for family/sharing dining. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. The plates are very decent in size and the ambience reminds me of Italy. Two thumbs up.

5
★★★★★

This restaurant is awesome. It is great for family/sharing dining. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. The plates are very decent in size and the ambience reminds me of Italy. Two thumbs up.

Pros: family style eating

Cons: can be expensive

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Maggiano's is our favorite restaurant. We have been dining at Maggiano's for a little more than 2 years at least 2X a month. Our travel time to Maggiano's is 1.5 hours one way, otherwise we would frequent their fabulous establishment more often. The quality and quanity of their dishes are far better than any other Italian restaurant we've visited (approx. 12 others). Service is top notch and the atmosphere is comfortable with a welcoming environment. We have recommended Maggiano's to many friends who just love it.

5
★★★★★

Maggiano's is our favorite restaurant. We have been dining at Maggiano's for a little more than 2 years at least 2X a month. Our travel time to Maggiano's is 1.5 hours one way, otherwise we would frequent their fabulous establishment more often. The quality and quanity of their dishes are far better than any other Italian restaurant we've visited (approx. 12 others). Service is top notch and the atmosphere is comfortable with a welcoming environment. We have recommended Maggiano's to many friends who just love it.

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I like Maggiano's for its family style atmosphere. The food is 1,000 times better than its family style competitor, Vinny Testa's. And the unlimited dish opportunity is great.
It can be a tremendous bang of food for your buck. Make sure to save room for the Cream Puffs at the end.

5
★★★★★

I like Maggiano's for its family style atmosphere. The food is 1,000 times better than its family style competitor, Vinny Testa's. And the unlimited dish opportunity is great.
It can be a tremendous bang of food for your buck. Make sure to save room for the Cream Puffs at the end.

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The absolute best food and service anywhere in Boston. If your looking for a wonderful romantic dinner or a group function,this is the place to go.

5
★★★★★

The absolute best food and service anywhere in Boston. If your looking for a wonderful romantic dinner or a group function,this is the place to go.

Pros: Excellent food, Price, Service

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I LOVE THIS PLACE. THE PORTIONS ARE HUGE WITH MANY SELECTIONS. WITH THE FAMILY STYLE MEALS YOU CAN TAKE LOTS OF LEFTOVERS HOME. THE RESTURANT IS LARGE ENOUGH FOR BIG PARTIES BUT THE TABLES ARE SLIGHTLY CLOSE TOGETHER. WE HAVE GONE WITH GROUPS A FEW TIMES AND THEY ARE REALLY ACCOMODATING.

5
★★★★★

I LOVE THIS PLACE. THE PORTIONS ARE HUGE WITH MANY SELECTIONS. WITH THE FAMILY STYLE MEALS YOU CAN TAKE LOTS OF LEFTOVERS HOME. THE RESTURANT IS LARGE ENOUGH FOR BIG PARTIES BUT THE TABLES ARE SLIGHTLY CLOSE TOGETHER. WE HAVE GONE WITH GROUPS A FEW TIMES AND THEY ARE REALLY ACCOMODATING.

Pros: PARKING GARAGE, FAMILY STYLE, NOT TOO DRESSY

Cons: NEEDS RESERVATIONS

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I went to one of these in Philly and it was great. This one in boston is just as good. If you are going with a large group(8 or more) this is the place. the family style is fantastic. try the fried ravioli!!

5
★★★★★

I went to one of these in Philly and it was great. This one in boston is just as good. If you are going with a large group(8 or more) this is the place. the family style is fantastic. try the fried ravioli!!

Pros: reasonable prices, family style menu, good location

Cons: expensive parking

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I had dinner at Maggiano's this past Friday and I was not at all impressed. The chicken on the cesar salad was dried out and the lasagna, well I've had better.

2
★★☆☆☆

I had dinner at Maggiano's this past Friday and I was not at all impressed. The chicken on the cesar salad was dried out and the lasagna, well I've had better.

Pros: Excellent Wait Staff, Pleasant Surroundings

Cons: Expensive, Bad food

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My boyfriend and I went for his birthday but arrived about 20 minutes before our reservations. We we seated immediately. Their website was extremely helpful so I already knew what I wanted. Our waitress was very nice and helpful. We had the assortment of appetizers and loved them. We also loved our dinners, too. SO much food! I ate a lot when I was there, and my boyfriend and I had to finish just my portion the next day. And that was a half order... I really liked the atmosphere, too. Music from the rat pack played and accompanying memorabilia lined the walls. It was completely perfect. It is now my favorite restaurant.

5
★★★★★

My boyfriend and I went for his birthday but arrived about 20 minutes before our reservations. We we seated immediately. Their website was extremely helpful so I already knew what I wanted. Our waitress was very nice and helpful. We had the assortment of appetizers and loved them. We also loved our dinners, too. SO much food! I ate a lot when I was there, and my boyfriend and I had to finish just my portion the next day. And that was a half order... I really liked the atmosphere, too. Music from the rat pack played and accompanying memorabilia lined the walls. It was completely perfect. It is now my favorite restaurant.

Pros: Good background music, nice wall decorations, efficient staff

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This is a great place to eat as long as you stay away from the meat sauces, they are too salty, and it took me three meals to leanr that it is always that way.

4
★★★★☆

This is a great place to eat as long as you stay away from the meat sauces, they are too salty, and it took me three meals to leanr that it is always that way.

Pros: plenty of elbow room

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This place as the best Italian food - and I should know. I am a New York Italian who grew up with my sicilian grandparents and for them to say the food is great is a very big compliment.

5
★★★★★

This place as the best Italian food - and I should know. I am a New York Italian who grew up with my sicilian grandparents and for them to say the food is great is a very big compliment.

Pros: great food, great atmosphere, family style

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An adventure in dining--friendly, outgoing wait staff,
good variety of menu choices-don't miss the family style if your party is four or more- a unique family style experience...but be sure to put your request for seconds in early to avoid a wait-especially on the mussels and artichokes!! Don't leave out their house salad and desserts are to die for---everyone should experience Maggiano's!!!!

5
★★★★★

An adventure in dining--friendly, outgoing wait staff,
good variety of menu choices-don't miss the family style if your party is four or more- a unique family style experience...but be sure to put your request for seconds in early to avoid a wait-especially on the mussels and artichokes!! Don't leave out their house salad and desserts are to die for---everyone should experience Maggiano's!!!!

Pros: wait staff, house salad, desserts

Cons: wait for seconds, parking but it's Bost

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I sound like this cheesy ad but I'm telling you Maggiano's has got the best Italian food. Big portions are served and the sauces and flavors are just right. Their dinner specials are terrific too! Their best salad is the Chicken Chopped Salad with avocado and prosciutto. I've had their different pastas and they are all good. Okay, I think they make the best tasting meatballs too. Be sure to get dessert at the end of your meal. Definitely can't miss out on their dessert.

5
★★★★★

I sound like this cheesy ad but I'm telling you Maggiano's has got the best Italian food. Big portions are served and the sauces and flavors are just right. Their dinner specials are terrific too! Their best salad is the Chicken Chopped Salad with avocado and prosciutto. I've had their different pastas and they are all good. Okay, I think they make the best tasting meatballs too. Be sure to get dessert at the end of your meal. Definitely can't miss out on their dessert.

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Getting better every time...though garlic still pervades some dishes, the chefs at Maggianos are doing right in my book. It took a while, they've been open just about four years now...but it seems to have all fallen into place! Just don't expect to do too much after dining here, you'll be almost too full to get up from the table!

5
★★★★★

Getting better every time...though garlic still pervades some dishes, the chefs at Maggianos are doing right in my book. It took a while, they've been open just about four years now...but it seems to have all fallen into place! Just don't expect to do too much after dining here, you'll be almost too full to get up from the table!

Pros: diverse menu, good location, huge tables

Cons: Be careful of garlic

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The food and setting are top notch. And if you can order it all you can eat.

5
★★★★★

The food and setting are top notch. And if you can order it all you can eat.

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Great food, lots of choices. Maggiano's is my favorite Italian restaurant in Boston.

5
★★★★★

Great food, lots of choices. Maggiano's is my favorite Italian restaurant in Boston.

Pros: Nice amosphere, Great food

Cons: Parking is tough, Crowded

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I used to eat at Maggiano's all the time while living in Atlanta but have only recently made the trip to the one here. I have been so pleased with both the service and the food. Last night, my friends and I had 3 of the desserts, (which were all wonderful) but the tiramisu is far and away the best I've had in ages. Waitstaff is also well-polished and quite friendly.

5
★★★★★

I used to eat at Maggiano's all the time while living in Atlanta but have only recently made the trip to the one here. I have been so pleased with both the service and the food. Last night, my friends and I had 3 of the desserts, (which were all wonderful) but the tiramisu is far and away the best I've had in ages. Waitstaff is also well-polished and quite friendly.

Pros: Excellent desserts, Delicious Salad, Large portions

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I loved Maggiano's! I went there for an anniversary dinner, and it was simply amazing. Our waiter was sweet, and never rused us. The food was delicious, especially the dessert! Although it was a little loud that night, the room was beautifully decorated. It really is a great place and definitely worth a visit, and make sure to get a reservation.

5
★★★★★

I loved Maggiano's! I went there for an anniversary dinner, and it was simply amazing. Our waiter was sweet, and never rused us. The food was delicious, especially the dessert! Although it was a little loud that night, the room was beautifully decorated. It really is a great place and definitely worth a visit, and make sure to get a reservation.

Message from Maggiano's Little Italy

A trip to Maggiano's is as much about feeding memories as it is about feeding people. You'll find authentic Italian-American cuisine, a warm atmosphere and generous portions. Food is love! -- restaurants, wine, catering, pasta, take out, Italian restaurants, fine dining, banquet halls, Italian food, Italian -- Food is love.

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Family-style portions and red-checkered tablecloths create a casual, congenial vibe, drawing families and large groups to this feast of Italian-American nostalgia set to a Sinatra soundtrack. The made-from-scratch menu…

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