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Maggiano's Little Italy

3055 Olin Ave, Ste 1000, San Jose, CA 95128-2068
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Ranked #51 of 1,904 restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $30 - $60
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Bus stops in front of restaurant & local taxis
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210 reviews from our community

66% Recommend
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English first
Stanford Park Hotel
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Maggiano's gives you the feel of a family owned restaurant but it is backed by the strength of a major corporation that provides consistency, training, value and promotions. The food is remarkably Southern Italian with a lot of red sauce and pasta variations. Usually offering some LTO that increases the value like the last time we visited it was an... More

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Rancho Cordova
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

In the center of Santana Row, San Jose, this restaurant is a perfect place to meet for lunch. Extensive Italian menu; I had their Clams with Linguini with their hot fresh bread. Quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Continued our relaxing visit at their outside patio. Great sevice.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

For a chain restaurant the Food was very good, decor tastefully done overall a good place for a family meal or to meet up with friends

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Mountain View, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Went there for a graduation party last Sunday. The place was pack! Our host ordered many appetizer and main dishes, such as deep fried calamari, bruschetta, and sausage & peppers, which all taste delicious. Came to the 'main event' of huge portions of angel hair pasta, lobster carbonara, rigatoni, and classic spaghetti & meatballs. Of all dishes, my favorite still... More

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United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

There isn't much space for getting around at this busy restaurant, but the food is amazing. Everything is served family style, so you all share. The quality is superb. It's also surrounded by tons of shopping. Will most definitely be going back!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had our daughter's Santa Clara Univ. college graduation party there this past weekend. We reserved a room for 16 people a couple of months prior, knowing it would be a busy weekend with graduations and Father's Day. This was the way to go! Nice quiet, cool room for our party. They even had a sign out front listing the... More

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Hayward, California
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130 reviews 130 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were on our way to drop off our nephew at San Jose State and he suggested eating at Maggiano's. The parking was challenging but worth the effort. Very impressive restaurant from the outside and the inside was more on the dress casual side. We ordered an appetizer of Stuffed Mushrooms and our entrees were: Spaghetti served in Meat Sauce... More

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silicon valley
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106 reviews 106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

It was Father's Day and very busy. My reservation got messed up but they managed to take really good care of us. They are great for groups. The food is great and service is dependable.

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Victoria, Texas
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202 reviews 202 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Let me start out by saying that we were there on a Tues. at about 3:00pm and it was perfect! I am very picky about my 5 stars and this was 5 star all the way. I had the chicken spinach Manicotti and it was FABULOUS, the best I have ever eaten. We split a grilled asparagus and it was... More

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Fremont, California, USA
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had a 5:30 reservation for 7 and got there a little early. We were seated about 5 minutes after arrival. I wouldn't say Maggiano's is authentic Italian but the food was good. The portions are huge with their already reasonable prices. Our server was very attentive and we never had to wait long for our meal. My only wish... More

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