Mama Carolla's Old Italian Restaurant

Family owned, Mama Carolla’s boasts a welcoming home-like atmosphere with the friendliest staff.  There is a wood-burning fireplace filling the repurposed house with warmth during the winter months and a charming garden with patio seating as weather permits.  The key to their success comes from Mama Carolla’s motto: cook for your customers as if they are your family.  

1031 East 54th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 259-9412
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Iaria's Italian Restaurant

Iaria’s is a traditional Italian restaurant established in 1933.  You’ll want to take note of photos hanging on the wall of celebrities who’ve visited the restaurant throughout the years.

317 S College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 638-7706
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Iozzo's Garden of Italy

Iozzo’s Garden of Italy is Italian fine dining at it’s best in the heart of downtown Indy, featuring classic cuisine paired with a sophisticated wine list.

946 South Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 974-1100
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Ambrosia

Since 1979, the Pizzi family has been bringing the same love and commitment to the Ambrosia kitchen from their kitchen in Liguria, Italy.

5903 N College Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 255-3096
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Sangiovese Ristorante

Upscale, romantic Italian fine dining restaurant featuring a waterfront patio, a fireplace and jazz piano music.

2727 E 86th St. 
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 757-5913
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Vito Provolone

Rated by locals as one of the best Italian restaurants in Indianapolis.

8031 S Meridian St.
Indianapolis IN 46227
(317) 888-4867
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La Trattoria

Authentic Italian cuisine south of the Circle.  A local favorite with their vodka sauce gaining attention.

201 N Madison Ave
Greenwood, IN 46142
(317) 859-0487
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Napoli Villa

A quaint, family-owned Italian restaurant that has been in business since the 1960’s. All dishes are made to order. A true Italian experience.

758 Main Street
Beech Grove, IN 46107
(317) 783-4122
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Fresco Italian Cafe on the Canal

Casual eatery on the Canal.  Great spot for authentic Italian beef, flatbread, or homemade Italian ice or gelato!

310 West Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 797-9185
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Giorgio’s Pizza

Italian pizza and subs from an Italian-born chef, plus beer & wine in a quick-serve space.  Pizza by the slice! Serving downtown Indy.

9 East Market Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 687-9869
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The Old Spaghetti Factory

Chain restaurant in the heart of downtown.

210 South Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 635-6325
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Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo is a fun, family-style Italian restaurant in an eclectic setting. Dishes come in large portions meant to be shared.
Two locations (chain):  

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35 N Illinois St
Indianapolis, IN 46204   
(317) 632-2822

 

6045 East 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46250   
(317) 842-8666


Maggiano’s Little Italy

Chain restaurant serving lavish portions of authentic Southern Italian cuisine served family style.

3550 East 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 814-0700
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Napolese Pizzeria

Artisanal pizzas and Italian bites served with beer, wine, and cocktails in modern surroundings.

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114 East 49th St. 
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 925-0765

 

30 South Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 635-0765

 

8702 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 705-0765


Goodfellas

You’re gonna like what they have to offer: big slices of New York style pizza with a full bar in an old-style atmosphere.

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914 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 744-0491

 

545 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 602-3401