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Maggiano's - Old Orchard

4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL 60077
8479339555
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Ranked #19 of 159 Restaurants in Skokie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Welcome to Maggiano's Old Orchard, located in the Old Orchard Shopping Center off Edens Expressway & Golf Road. Our restaurant is a quick trip from the Double Tree Hotel & the Edens Plaza Shopping Center. Maggiano's 350-seat dining room is an ideal location for your next lunch, dinner, baby shower, or important client meeting. So join us soon! We look forward to hosting your next business or family gathering.
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We hosted a private party for friends in one of Maggiano's rooms on the lower level. We had an easy time making the arrangements with Brenda. The food was great and plentiful. There were leftovers for our guests to take home. Everyone enjoyed it. The wait staff was excellent: polite and friendly. I would not hesitate to book one of... More 

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Chicago
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We dine at this chain quite often. It is well known for generous entree sizes at a fair price. There is a nice variety of Italian fare on the menu.

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northeastern IL/ southeastern WI
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Maggiano's has been a family favorite for years, but recent menu price explosions have cooled our passionate support. Additionally, the deep flavors previously expected from Maggiano's have yielded to passive, blander ones. I love the atmosphere, the salads and the clever ideas, but I'd love to see and feel the old energy and creative cooking of past years.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

offered a military discount when learning about traveling as a service member dependent while spouse was deployed. yes-truly appreciated that even the mgr stopped to thank me. that aside...i love this chain. i go crazy for zucchini appetizer and lasagna. fresh, hot and true to italian recipes. a hit!

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chicago
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We went to Maggianos expecting more than what we got. The food was good, plainly good, the service was mediocre. I ordered a bottle beer and was given a glass of draft beer that was not so good, we didn't get refills of water or drinks. I can't blame the waiters, they were two and were busy, but with all... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Although this is a chain from LER (Lettuce Entertain you Restaurants) you get good Italian cuisine. Service is very good and you will never leave hungry. Most times you will be taking home enough for another meal. The only negative about this place is when it is full it can be a bit noisy, but don't let that deter you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews 91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Give your stomach a break and avoid the heavy food quantities of this place. It's a lively place, and the staff are very friendly, but the food is too heavy. It all appears as if it's mass produced.

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Chicago, Illinois
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149 reviews 149 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This restaurant is within in one of the most popular shopping centers of the Chicago north shore suburbs. Food and atmosphere are always good, but it is always busy. Sometimes is hard to find parking in the immediate vicinity, so you could try valet.

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Park Ridge IL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

On Thanksgiving we made reservations for the family style meal, Turkey, Ham, Sweet potatoes, creamed corn, two different pastas, cranberry sauce, dressing..Chocolate cake, Pumpkin cheese cake. A great bottle of wine and wonderful full flavored coffee. The service by Ethan was flawless, we were promptly seated.They pack everything you do not eat to take home and we had plenty. I... More 

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We have been to several locations. It's crowded, expensive and service is mediocre at best. Too corporate, stiff and kitschy. But it's clean and the selection is adequate.

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Additional Information about Maggiano's - Old Orchard

Address: 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL 60077
Phone Number: 8479339555
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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