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Maggiano's Little Italy

#33 of 2,370 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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4 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3910
+1 617-542-3456
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here 3 nights ago! Lovely staff and food - highly recommend spaghetti Di mare! Service was also excellent. Would have loved coming back in a group for family size meals!

Thank TinkerC16
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is enormous and welcoming; the perfect spot after a cold day in the city. The menu offers the reliable standards of Italian-American cuisine: meatballs, red sauce, chicken Marsala, butternut squash ravioli. Prices are reasonable. Service was outstanding. I came with a group of about 20 people. Within ten minutes of ordering they started bringing out the food, and... More 

Thank Nina P
Kirke Saaby, Denmark
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very very delicious italian food. We odered a menu, where you just order an extra portion of your favorite. What you do not eat at the table you can get home

Thank Mariannetn1962
Slough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came back to maggiano's, because the 1st time was also a great experience, Good value for money, fantastic food, great staff, what more can you ask for x

Thank Corinne2603
Reykjavik, Iceland
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in late Friday night, got a table right away. Food was fantastic, exactly what we wanted after 5 hour flight before tucking into bed. We got a good wine recommendation and our waiter was lovely. It's a huge place, which makes it feel a little less intimate but whatever, food was great and we enjoyed watching the people.

Thank Thorbjorg S
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner at Maggiano's late last month when visiting Boston for a Conference and was absolutely delighted! The atmosphere was great, the service was top quality, and the food was absolutely outstanding! I had the four cheese ravioli and I couldn't have been happier! I highly recommend this restaurant to all those looking for a unique Italian experience!

Thank Jessica D
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family style meal here for the first time after our wedding on 10/29/16 and it was absolutely amazing. Great food. Impeccable service. I'm so glad we chose this place!!!

Thank Sharmela F
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Maggiano's for a pre-dinner appetizer and cocktail last night. (The restaurant we had our dinner reservation at didn't open until 5 and we were early, hungry and thirsty.) The martinis were average and the calamari were chewy. The side of marinara was delicious so I would suggest sticking to the Italian dishes at this... More 

Thank fergie508
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We selected a family meal package from the menu. I didn't eat the entire next day I was that full. They had an excellent range of quality Italian dishes. I particularly enjoyed the lasagne. The gave us a free entre ( four people) because we hadn't been before. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank christophermC2070XP
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Thanks for the kind words. We appreciate you sharing the details of your visit and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Somers, New York
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chain restaurants often miss the mark, but Maggiano's offers good food at reasonable prices. They offer many Italian staples, but they add meat to almost all the pasta dishes. (Baked ziti with sausage, etc.) They are accomodating, however, and will make a dish without meat. The bread is delicious and the desserts are great!

Thank denisegee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 35
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3910
  • Public Transportation: Green Line to Arlington
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-542-3456

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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