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Mama Carolla's Old Italian Restaurant

1031 E 54th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3219
+1 317-259-9412
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (31 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1031 E 54th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3219
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not bad, felt the place was run down. The food was okay. And the bread was not fully cut? Is this classic thing or a major oversight? 4 adults and 1 child sat at 4 top and we were not offered a bigger table but...More

Thank mrsheminger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I LOVED this restaurant - wonderful food, generous portions, excellent service. A little hard to find - lots of parking in the back WORTH THE DRIVE if you're even near Indianapolis!!! Italian wedding soup was the best I've ever had. interesting dishes - ate with...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried Mama's for the first time tonight as part of the Devour Indy promotion. The place was packed but we only had to wait about 15 min tops. We sat in the heated enclosed porch which looks like it opens up in the warmer...More

Thank JudyBeth2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not sure what is so great about this place, food was ok not great, we had salmon and ravioli, service was good, restaurant was cute, prices were a little over the top

Thank twyleah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the food and ambience! We went over the Devour Indy promotion and had the 2 for $30 menu! Amazing value!!!

Thank Jules723
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I am ashamed to admit that this is the first time we’ve eaten at this restaurant but I’m thrilled to have finally found it and can’t wait to go back! Lots of choices and every single thing was prepared perfectly with all 4 members of...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Let's start with atmosphere...excellent. Appetizer...fried ravioli was cheese filled and breading nice and light, this wasn't a heavy filling appetizer which we enjoyed with a nice marinara sauce. Entrees...I had the shrimp special, couldn't resist being stuffed with crab meat...she had the Pasta So Good...both...More

Thank taj1026
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I found this placed based on its reviews. We moved to Indy recently and hadn't found any good resturants, at least nothing that we would crave to go back too. But this place is all we can talk about. The drinks, food and the feel...More

Thank BSanborn
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Went here last night for the very first time... it was fantastic... they dont take reservations so we had to wait about 15 minutes for a table.... I had the pork chop with a glaze and two sides and a house salad for 20.00... the...More

Thank paul30
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The food here was decent- nothing to which I'd say "wow, this was great" but not terrible either. The squash soup was flavorful but too heavily peppered for me. Lasagna was good, as were both the chicken and veal Marsala. I like my Marsala more...More

Thank Peggy2317
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Questions & Answers
8 February 2018|
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Response from Nerophiliac | Reviewed this property |
There's handicap parking in the rear parking lot, and easy entrance through the back to patio seating or into the restaurant.
31 July 2016|
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Response from Ronald N | Reviewed this property |
Since Mama Corolla's is not open for lunch you might consider the restaurants in the nearby section of Broad Ripple. There are numerous locations on the main drag that are open for lunch, have ample room for groups, and the... More
1 March 2016|
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Response from Justin L | Property representative |
Hello, We have room that will seat up to 24. If the 10 girls wanted to be at one table and the parents and others wanted to be in another room, we could do that. When were you looking for the reservation?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1031 E 54th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3219
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-259-9412
  • E-mail
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