Maggiano’s Little Italy was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1991. The company operates a chain of casual, full service Italian restaurants. Brinker International purchased the company in 1995.
The company had 4 locations in the greater Chicago area until they were acquired by Brinker International. Today, the company has more than 49 locations in 21 states. The company focuses on re-creating the “family sized” portions that were common pre-WWII. In addition to classic Italian food, the company also offers contemporary dishes, such as salads, pastas, steaks, daily chef specials, and seafood.
Maggiano’s Little Italy also offers in house banquet rooms and catering services. Company headquarters are in Grapevine, Texas.