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Mama Carolla's Old Italian Restaurant

1031 E 54th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3219
+1 317-259-9412
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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1031 E 54th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3219
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went here on the recommendation of friends we were visiting for a 18th birthday dinner. It's never easy to accommodate 14 people but they did the best they could. The food was outstanding and the service excellent. So much better than the chain Italian food...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Service is excellent. Food is excellent. Can be a little crowded, so make reservations. Waiting for a table outside by the fountains with a cocktail, makes the wait not seem long at all.

Thank M. T
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Took my new lady friend there earlier this week for dinner. Had one of the best meals ever! The menu, ambiance and location are excellent...in the heart of Broad Ripple and right on the Monon :) Can't hardly wait for our next visit...

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Outstanding food, bread is superb... actually anything that came out of the kitchen was delicious, great service... love the place... btw this was our first

Thank Murat D
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Arrived here rather late from a trip north of Indy. Was afraid it might be too late to be seated or dine. They appeared to be very busy, but they welcomed us and we were seated promptly in a nice location, I assume as it...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This Italian dining experience on the southern edge of Broad Ripple cannot be missed. The courtyard at the rear of the restaurant is a perfect, secluded venue to enjoy a wide range of Italian fare. The setting was authentic and was not cheesy. The service...More

Thank indytxee
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We dined in the patio garden, and the evening was wonderful. There were friends, family, and classmates in attendance, and the ambiance, great food, and friendly & efficient service made it an experience to remember.

Thank Ronald N
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Fabulous appetizer (calamari), wonderful Italian wedding soup, bread with olive oil, fabulous stuffed chicken with mushrooms with angel hair pasta, rosemary chicken spinach mushroom lasagna and wonderful shared tiramisu dessert. Fabulous place and Frank Sinatra singing in the background. Wonderful atmosphere!!!!

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We sat outside in the back patio garden. It was beautiful, with flowers and a water fountain. We had an exceptional time with our friends. The food was perfectly prepared, with great flavor, and served hot. The bread was warm and replenished upon request. This...More

Thank BobKevin
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I have been trying to get to Mama's for quite a while and have not been able to get it done. However this past October we had the chance and I jumped at it. Boy am I happy to make it there. We were able...More

Thank switch88
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Questions & Answers
31 July 2016|
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Response from Ronald N | Reviewed this property |
Since Mama Corolla's is not open for lunch you might consider the restaurants in the nearby section of Broad Ripple. There are numerous locations on the main drag that are open for lunch, have ample room for groups, and the... More
1 March 2016|
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Response from Justin L | Property representative |
Hello, We have room that will seat up to 24. If the 10 girls wanted to be at one table and the parents and others wanted to be in another room, we could do that. When were you looking for the reservation?
11 February 2016|
Response from gold-vintner | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that you call the restaurant. Valentine's Day is special.........and a good choice to impress your lady !!!! Sorry I do know their daily operations. Good luck !!!!!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1031 E 54th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3219
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-259-9412
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