Maldini’s Ristorante Pizzeria

Google Rating:4.2

Maldini’s Ristorante Pizzeria
4.1 based on 338 reviews
  1. Michell Smith 2023/12

    Love the food here.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Ravioli, Pepperoni Pizza

  2. Romero R 2023/12

    Relaxed atmosphere. Great food. Family owned. I picked up a delivery.
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

  3. hereisnowisover 2023/12

    Maldini’s is my go-to for pasta and pizza. Great food, and great service 100% of the time.
    Service
    Delivery
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Vegetarian offerings
    Large vegetarian selection

  4. Michael Morva 2023/12

    There are a couple bad reviews but I can’t believe it myself. I eat there often with my Niece. She gets the super delicious shrimp Alfredo and it delivers every time. I always get something different. Last time I had the duck. It was cooked to absolute perfection. Also all the pasta is home made, made from scratch, which is why it tastes so smooth, rich and delicious. There’s nothing like homemade pasta. I watched Marcello pulling the homemade spaghetti noodles from the machine. The next day we came back and I had the super delicious rockfish. Like I said, we eat there often and always leave satisfied!
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Salmon Piccata, Ravioli, Chicken Alfredo, Chicken Parmigiana, Cannoli, Zuppa Di Pesce, Sandwich, Grilled Octopus, Tiramisu, Veal Marsala, Cheesecake, White Pizza, Mediterranean Salad, Caesar Salad, Cozze Tarantine, Garlic Bread, Bruschetta, Wings, Pepperoni Pizza

  5. Marloncito Moodie 2023/11

    Good food I found randomly on Google maps, because my wife lasy name is Maldini. The downside was that as we enter the person at front said in a lil stresful way: we are full right now, we will have space available until 15 20 minutes. (But no hello, welcome etc).
    Later at our table she was calmer, she breathe in and help us out as we ordered.
    So maybe service needs to handle the stresses of the moment better.
    But the food was delicious. Great pizza and great gnocchis. Would recommend.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Food: 5
    Service: 3
    Atmosphere: 4
    Recommended dishes
    Pepperoni Pizza
    Parking space
    Plenty of parking
    Parking options
    Free parking lot

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  6. Jonathan Hartzell 2023/11

    Great spot for lunch in the area. Great steak and cheese subs and pizza. Would recommend
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

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  7. Stacie L 2023/11

    I don’t typically write reviews but seeing this huge shift in restaurant food quality lately, pretty much left me no choice. The service is good, delivery guy was very nice but the food was really meh. Ordered a Pepsi and a sicilian pizza at first.
    Delivery arrived with no Pepsi and the pizza tasted old, chewy and really dry. When I called in, they were very nice about it and offered to make me something else. I ordered wings and a personal pepperoni pizza.
    Got the second delivery and the wings although good, were just wings dings. I just paid $16 for wing dings. The soda was expired, as of June 2023 and the pizza was again dry but not too bad. I honestly feel like I just wasted $36…
    Service
    Delivery
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $30–50
    Food: 3
    Service: 4

  8. Kimberly Santiago 2023/11

    Bad Customer service, very racist towards blacks and hispanics, server constantly looked over at table as my husband and i waited for 20 minutes, other customers entered in after us and there orders were taken immediately after they entered
    Service
    Dine in
    Service: 1
    Atmosphere: 3

  9. Teresa Smith 2023/09

    Excellent personal service. Best chicken marsala. Fungi Appetizer awesome. Gluten free dairy free options. Yum!
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

  10. Jose V 2023/08

    Is a very good Italian family restaurant. Food , atmosphere and staff very good
    Food: 4
    Service: 4
    Atmosphere: 4

  11. Steven K 2023/08

    Almost $17 for a small portion of mediocre broccoli alfredo. Absolutely ridiculous.
    Food: 1
    Service: 1
    Atmosphere: 1

  12. pasquale balena 2023/08

    Incredible easy going Italian restaurant that gets it right
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

  13. Rayann Jo 2023/08

    Best Italian joint I’ve ever been to! The food was phenomenal and service was speedy. We even had my special needs brother with us who can only eat puréed food and drink milk and the owner sent someone out to get milk for him from the store and made a custom puréed meal for him. In the 19 years of my brothers life, we’ve never had someone offer to custom make his food so that he could eat with us as well, it really touched my heart and made out stay in Richmond that much better. Stand up restaurant with phenomenal staff and service.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $50–100
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Ravioli, Sandwich, Tiramisu
    Dietary restrictions
    Custom made my brothers meal for his dietary needs.
    Kid-friendliness
    Had activities and cotton candy for kiddos

  14. Author Lydia Green 2023/08

    Just ate there on December 4,2021 and I had regular pepperoni cheese pizza my daughter had the Sicilian pizza and my other daughter had a pasta dish I forgot the name, any way my review everything was A1 extremely delicious no complaints the food was hot and service was great. Will be going back.

    July 4 2023
    Came in with my daughter. I just ate the best manicotti ever!!!! ❤️❤️
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

  15. Christina Phillips 2023/08

    Comped the veggie lasagna because it kind of sucked— seems like they have another complaint about the lasagna. Also ordered a shrimp fat diavolo, which was mediocre, but tails were still on the shrimp despite being deshelled. Really good bread but our pasta dishes weren’t good. Thank you for comping it but we probably won’t be back.
    Food: 2
    Service: 2
    Atmosphere: 4

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  16. Yasmine Bey 2023/08

    Great food , great service, great atmosphere
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $50–100
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Ravioli, Chicken Alfredo, Sandwich
    Vegetarian options
    Great options

  17. Sammy Mayo 2023/08

    Excellent little Italian restaurant! Recommended by my brother in law and it did not disappoint!
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $50–100
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Chicken Alfredo
    Vegetarian options
    There were several vegetarian entrees and other items.

  18. George Martin 2023/07

    We ask for our pizza to be made and cooked a certain way and it’s always great.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 4

  19. A Suite 2023/06

    These are the nicest people I know!! Anna and Marcello. Stop by when in Richmond!
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

  20. demonbuddy1 2023/06

    Update: Tried again a month later. Doors locked at 11:00. The “Open” light was again still on. If you can’t bother opening up, I can’t be bothered to visit. If in the area, go to “Little Nickel”, “O’Toole’s”, or “Riverside Tavern.” Horrible management.

    Showed up at 11:15 in the morning. Cars in the front parking lot. “Open” sign light up. Doors locked. I walked around a few minutes trying three separate doors. I went across the street to my bank. It was then 11:20. Website, Google Maps, and sign on the door all indicate that it should be open. No notice that it is opening later. I went to O’Toole’s and will never be back.
    Price per person
    $100+
    Food: 1
    Service: 1
    Atmosphere: 1

  21. Sumire Vance 2023/06

    I stopped in with a friend around two thirty on a Saturday so we had the option to choose between lunch and dinner. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that the owner is from Sicily and all of the pasta and all of the bread is made in house daily. We shared a caprese salad with capers which was perfectly lightly dressed and served on a light bed of mixed greens and a side of grilled bread. We chose to order dinner. I ordered the eggplant parmesan which came with a side of spaghetti. The portion was large, the bread crumbs not covered by sauce and cheese were lightly and deliciously crunchy. My guest ordered shrimp fra diavalo. The shrimp were fresh and cooked to perfection and the homemade pasta was toothsome and noticeably homemade. Lastly, the rolls! I would happily go back and make a meal out of the rolls and the side sauce they serve with it. The sauce is made from roasted red pepper with olive oil, a recpie brought over from Italy that I could eat with a spoon. This Jersey girl would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone in RVA looking for fantastic Italian food!
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30

  22. Diane Pendleton 2023/06

    Reliably delicious meals.
    Service
    Take out
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Chicken Alfredo, Chicken Parmigiana, Caesar Salad

  23. Riley Jennsch 2023/06

    Maldini’s truly has the best pizza in Richmond. Authentically Italian, relatively thin, perfectly soft but crusty crust, never too much sauce. Toppings? Don’t even worry, a large cheese is perfectly delicious. Price? I would pay anything for this pizza. It does not matter.

    After being very ill, Maldini’s pizza has somehow cured me four times in a row. It truly is a miracle of a pie. I may never move from the area simply so I can continue eating this pizza until I die.
    Service
    Take out

  24. Dominic Carpin 2023/06

    Hadn’t been in forever. When I lived in Forest Hill Terrace, it was one of my go-to restaurants. My experience May 11, 2023 was excellent. I had the seafood; my dining partner the chicken. Easier on the wallet than many current Richmond restaurants these days, which I appreciate.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $30–50
    Food: 5
    Service: 4
    Atmosphere: 4

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  25. J. Basil Dannebohm 2023/05

    Richmond’s best kept secret. Homemade pasta and sauces, outstanding drinks, and a friendly staff. The perfect stop for happy hour, or to satisfy an Italian craving.
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $50–100

  26. David l Higgs 2023/05

    I sometimes come here 3 times a week!
    Allie is our favorite server. I can not express how amazing EVERY dish is!
    Everyone that has taken our advice has become “forever patrons”.
    Do yourself a favor…..experience Maldini’s on Forest Hill Avenue.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Steak Special, Salmon Piccata, Chicken Alfredo, Chicken Parmigiana, Cannoli, Sandwich, Grilled Octopus, Tiramisu, Veal Marsala, Cheesecake, White Pizza, Spaghetti Carbonara, Mediterranean Salad, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, Bruschetta, Pepperoni Pizza
    Wheelchair accessibility
    Parking at front door.

  27. Casey Natale 2023/05

    We had a great experience here! The pesto pasta and chicken parmesan were delicious. The prices were reasonable and the atmosphere was nice. Our server, Ashley, was kind, attentive, and very helpful with recommendations. 10/10!
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20

  28. Michaela Hartmann 2023/05

    Lovely family owned and operated Italian restaurant. Fantastic steaks, lamb and pasta.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Steak Special, Salmon Piccata, Chicken Alfredo, Chicken Parmigiana, Cannoli, Tiramisu, Veal Marsala, Cheesecake, White Pizza, Spaghetti Carbonara, Mediterranean Salad, Caesar Salad, Cozze Tarantine, Bruschetta, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

  29. Reggie Green 2023/04

    Easily the best restaurant in the area with authentic Italian dishes

  30. Angie Armes 2023/04

    Placed an order for delivery and when the driver pulled up they were smoking cigarettes’ in the car. How rude for you to be delivering other peoples food and smoking in your car. Disgusting!
    Service
    Delivery
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30

  31. RJ T. 2023/04

    Enjoyed it
    Food: 4
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

  32. Brandon C 2023/04

    Exceptional. We went for the first time 3 days ago. We have been back each day since to try new things. So happy to have this in Richmond. You can taste the love.

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  33. Racquel Taylor 2023/04

    Pizza is great, Horrible Lasagna. The sauce was orange, with eggplant which I didn’t ask for a Veggie lasagna. I have never heard of eggplant in meat lasagna. The owner argued and said that’s how we make it. Will never order from there again. I’m a jersey girl that’s not how we do it. You get what you pay for and I paid for something I didn’t want. Orange sauce. They must have had extra vodka sauce to get rid of. Disgusting
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20

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  34. J.D. Phillippi 2023/03

    The perfect birthday meal. We had Chicken alla marsala, lasagna, and spaghetti carbonara. All delicious. Ended with tiramisu, profiteroles, and a limoncello flute. Stuffed and happy. Enjoyed our visit, plan to be back.
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

  35. abdul alhamoud 2023/03

    Always delicious and wonderful staff! We ordered delivery on Valentines day and it was running a little late, they called us to apologize to us and explain that they were busy (we forgot it was valentines day and one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants). I order takeout many times a month and encounter issues often, but am never called and apologized to. Food was delivered hot and fresh and they included free dessert! The pasta was delicious and pink for valentines day! We always have such a great experience when dining in or ordering delivery from Maldini’s. Will continue to visit often.
    Service
    Delivery
    Meal type
    Dinner

  36. Phil Sisk 2023/03

    Great place for a tasty lunch. Lots of options. Wonderful service and reasonably priced. Will definitely be back!
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Sandwich, Mediterranean Salad
    Parking space
    Plenty of parking
    Parking options
    Free parking lot, Free street parking
    Parking
    Off-street parking in front and street parking close by.
    Wheelchair accessibility
    Wheelchair accessible.

  37. amye clites 2023/03

    Had a retirement party and the food was so late . Most people had to get it to go.very salty too
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Food: 1
    Service: 4
    Atmosphere: 5
    Parking space
    Difficult to find parking
    Parking options
    Free parking lot

  38. C H 2023/03

    Noodles were over cooked and my pasta dish had mint on it? Cant say I’d recommend this place to anyone. 3 stars for cute atmosphere and friendly service, but food was overpriced for what we were served.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $20–30

  39. J Adonis 2023/02

    Me & My mom were looking for Italian food close by, & Maldini came up first & was the closest so we went. I’m a very picky eater & the food here was SOOOOOOO GOOD!! Best Italian food I’ve had in a long time. Never been to Italy but the food taste like home! 10/10 for sure 👨🏾‍🍳👌🏾
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $30–50

  40. Janee H 2023/02

    First timer, went for a work luncheon. The food was amazing and will definitely revisit in the future.
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5

  41. Anthony Batitto 2023/02

    Absolutely wonderful experience here. Had the best vegetarian lasagna I’ve ever had. The sauce reminds me of my dad’s from when I was growing up. Took home some tiramisu and that was also a dream. I can tell just from these that they make all the food with love. Our waitress was excellent and went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed. Will definitely be back!
    Service
    Dine in
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Recommended dishes
    Tiramisu

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  42. Tambre Hornsby 2023/02

    Food is GREAT!!! Love this place.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30

  43. Patti Lewis 2023/01

    We were there for lunch. Service was awful. A rumba ran the whole time we were there. I almost tripped over it.
    Food from the dinner menu was very good. I would probably do takeout the next time.
    Food: 4
    Service: 3
    Atmosphere: 3

  44. David Ednie 2022/12

    I loved the spaghetti meatball. They also use great containers for take out.

  45. Ampersand Dotsys 2022/12

    One of the best Italian restaurants in town! The food is top notch, the service professional and quick, and the overall experience nothing short of excellent. Our server, Ashley, was fantastic to be helped by, and definitely deserves a shout-out, as well.

    Try the house pastas- you won’t be disappointed!

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  46. Brad Schultz 2022/11

    Ordered linguine with white sauce, scallops, mussels, squid, shrimp,classic umm well not good tasted gritty as the seafood either was not washed of sand or I don’t know . Totally ruined my 20 some dollar dish. I don’t know what happened to this restaurant had many other pasta dishes here, that were ok, but a Italian restaurant that can’t get the seafood pasta dishes correct is no good in any part of the Country. I’ve ordered pizza from here it was great. I will not be ordering anymore pasta dishes here.
    Service
    Take out

  47. Randy Pruett 2022/11

    We were traveling through Richmond and my wife wanted Italian food for lunch. We found Maldini’s on Google and decided to try it. The atmosphere and the food are definitely Italian.
    The customer service was very good and courteous. That explains 17 years in business in the same location.
    My wife had the chicken alfredo and it was great. The pasta definitely tates like it was homemade.
    I had spaghetti ragu and it was very good as well.
    We’re just passing thru….but if we ever pass thru again and it’s lunch time, we will make sure to visit with Maldini.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $10–20

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  48. JAYY BOUVIERRR 2022/11

    If I could give NO STAR I WOLUD ! Trash they take your money and know they didn’t give you the right thing but they want your money and give you what they want you to have there not understanding fir an issue they created! DONT even waste your time eating here if you come from out of town RUN this is the last place you want to come to in Richmond.

  49. Tiffanie Swinson 2022/10

    I love Maldini’s….. I moved to the area round 2017 an I found them shortly after that. I love all there food. The way they toast there subs mmmmm…….so crunchy 😋 The pizza is amazing I pick Maldini’s over Pizza Hut or Papa Jon’s any day….. Yall will forever have mine an my family’s support ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ …

  50. Gabriella Uhazie 2022/10

    Great neighborhood place! We love ordering out from here. The food always satisfies and the service is great.
    Service
    Take out
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20

  51. Sophie Grace 2022/10

    I wanted to like this place… The food was good but the service when I went was sub par. There was 2 servers and someone hosting but somehow they got confused as to who was waiting on our table. We waited up to 45min (only 2 other parties) while watching both servers pass us without asking if we were being helped. Finally we went up to order like takeout- but for here and the person got frustrated. Ordered the Lasagna and Alfredo but somehow ended up with a veggie pizza and our pasta. They did not offer a discount for the wait or the wrong item. Its a small business and thats why its not getting less than 4 stars.

  52. Josh Fitzhugh 2022/09

    Extremely accommodating space with great food.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $10–20

  53. Patrick Uhazie 2022/09

    Best pizza in the neighborhood. The Schiacciata sandwich is fresh and unique, makes an awesome lunch.

  54. Susan Farris 2022/09

    Amazing food and super nice customer service! I was very impressed with the young man who took my phone call and worked the cash register today. He was very polite and enthusiastic, the most refreshing young person I have met in a long time.
    Also eggplant parm was above and beyond, we will be coming back. 😊

  55. Benjamin Carr 2022/08

    Had the shrimp fra diavolo. Dish was exceptional. Definitely would recommend.

  56. Luke Esper 2022/08

    Bruschetta needs fresh chopped garlic and basil. Not just diced tomatoes in olive oil. Pesto sauce was dark green and had the consistency of baby food – definitely didn’t seem made in house.
    Service
    Take out
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $50–100

  57. Mark Rodgers 2022/08

    Tasty Italian food & friendly staff.
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 4

  58. Steven Mcleod (Nice To Sell) 2022/08

    Tried to order pick up and they make you include a tip??? I’m using my gas to come spend money with you, if I choose to tip that’s my choice. No thanks

  59. Neil 2022/08

    Good food, just not sure about some ingredients in the food, had to make sure couple times being a vegetarian.
    Food: 4
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 4

  60. J. Marie Benavides 2022/07

    3/5 no bike racks. We love bikes we love bikes we love bikes

  61. Melva Greene 2022/06

    Ate at this fantastic restaurant tonight. Wonderful Italian food, beautiful old world Italy atmosphere. We had a great Italian waiter, wish I knew his name. Definitely would highly recommend to people who appreciate great Italian food in lovely area.

  62. Melissa McCarthy 2022/06

    Fabulous pizza!

  63. Dylan Shapiro 2022/05

    Pretty good for a neighborhood joint. Lasagna was served Luke warm on a plate, kinda loose (I prefer the golden cheese and a cast iron pan). We enjoyed the flavor of the spaghetti sauce and the chicken Millenesa was also pretty dank

  64. Kieth Collins 2022/04

    Worst food and service I have ever experienced. Please save your money and go some place else. If you want a salad with olives, bet you get a salad without them and the pizza is horrible. It’s like biting into crush from the last supper.

  65. Joshua Larkin 2022/04

    This place has delicious Italian food and great atmosphere for a lunch date on a weekday. Pizza had some fresh crunch, mozzarella, and artichokes. The chicken alfredo is not your average boxed alfredo, it’s gotta touch of Italy splash. Highly recommend and the staff is awesome.

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  66. Mina Smith 2022/04

    One of my favorite places to eat

  67. Peter Fiedler 2022/04

    Old reliable restaurant in the neighborhood with good food and friendly staff.
    Service
    Take out
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $10–20
    Features
    Dine in: Yes
    Outdoor seating: No
    Takeout: Yes
    Delivery: Yes
    Curbside pickup: Yes

  68. Kristen Powers 2022/03

    I think this is a best kept secret for south of the river places to eat. Super great Italian food! We ate there last night, a table of six and everyone loved their dish. More than just traditional Italian, they have specialty dishes as well. I had the Agnolotti pasta (spinach, artichoke and ricotta stuffed pasta with a mushroom sauce). Sooooo goooood!!! Great food, full bar, great wine list and super nice waitstaff. This place will be on our regular out to eat rotation from here on out.

  69. Gina Steinruck 2022/03

    BEST SALMONE ALL ARRANBIATA EVER!
    My husband said it just melts in your mouth….. cooked to perfection!!!
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Recommended dishes
    Cheesecake, White Pizza

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  70. William Rudisill 2022/02

    Casual atmosphere and no reservations needed, made for a very pleasant evening. The food was good, wine was great.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $50–100
    Food: 5
    Service: 5
    Atmosphere: 5
    Parking
    A lot of parking spaces.
    Wheelchair accessibility
    Handicap parking space right in front.

  71. InsaneSenioreta 2022/02

    Great place for authentic Italian cuisine. Delicious food, nice atmosphere and good service. I would gladly recommend to others.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $10–20

  72. Damian Wadiak 2022/02

    Great food

  73. George Plott 2022/02

    Excellent Italian food, adult beverages, very good wine selection, and great white pizza. Check them out.

  74. maniacalgrin AKA: Lefty 2022/02

    Called for a carry-out pizza, asked if they had something with everything on it, like a supreme. The guy on the other end, who didn’t speak English well, said “yes, a supreme”. I said I wanted that. Then he asked if I wanted anything else and babbled about meats and veggies or extra cheese. At that point, I guess I should have known my order had gone sideways, but I didn’t realize the guy’s comprehension of English was so limited and extra cheese sounded like a good idea, so I said, “extra cheese”. Went and picked it up just now and didn’t check it before I left so now I’m staring at a #$%@ing cheese pizza.

  75. Richard Seeley 2022/01

    I ordered a white pizza, and it was really good.
    Service
    Take out
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30
    Features
    Dine in: Yes
    Takeout: Yes
    Delivery: Yes
    Curbside pickup: Yes

  76. David Holden 2022/01

    Just went to make a reservation for 8 people. Was told I need to leave a deposit of $50.00 plus $20.00 to call in a server. AND $20.00 FOR THERE PRIVATE ROOM.
    THERE TABLES ARE ALWAYS EMPTY.
    IF I DIDNT MAKE A RESERVATION . AND JUST WALKED IN WOULD I HAVE BEEN REFUSED SERVICE.
    TABLE OF 8 APPROX. $200-$250 PLUS TRIP LOST. PROBABLE WILL NEVER GO BACK. SO MUCH FOR SUPPORTING YOUR LOCAL BUSINESS. VERY UNHAPPY A D YOUR FOOD IS GREAT.
    BUT NOT WORTH THE EFFORT TO SUPPORT YOU

  77. Andrew 2021/12

    Not good at all. Ordered a sub a couple weeks ago, was told to pick it up in 15 mins. Got there and continued to wait another 15 while being told “its coming right out” and “it’ll be the freshest sandwich you’ve ever eaten”. Subpar taste, terribly assembled, extremely messy. Tried them out again and it was x10 worse. Salad was bland, pepperoncinies were disgusting, not a single kalamata olive in it despite it being in the description. Chicken parm tasted like it came from a subway. Chicken gyro was not good, terribly cut and cleaned, was spitting pieces of cartilage out every bite. Should have known better when I saw how expansive their menu was. Quality over quantity people.. waste of $50 and above 26% tip.

  78. James De Zinna 2021/12

    If you like food straight from Italy you’ll like this place

  79. Maxey Creative 2021/11

    Maldini’s is our go to spot for fantastic pizza. My favorite is their white pizza with smoked salmon. It is a must try for those who like to have some tasty garlicky white pizza every now and then.

    Maldini’s also serves a traditional pie that’s awesome. They don’t shortcut with cheese and their sauce is well flavored. The combination of delicious crust, great sauce, hot melty cheese and hearty toppings make their ample slices worth every bite. They are generous with toppings and their crust is delicious.

    My last visit was great. Maldinis has a very friendly staff and plenty of seating. Although we were carrying out, the manager and one of the friendly waitresses took the time to converse with me so that I wasn’t just standing there bored. I would highly recommend them for authentic New York style pizza and Italian food. Don’t forget to grab a slice of cheese cake ther as well!!

  80. Zachary Giltz 2021/11

    very cool delivery guy. i order from here every other week when i’m in the mood for pizza. i typically go for the new york style pizza, or the sicillian. the new york isn’t as good reheated because of the grease, but the sicillian feeds me for like 4 days. good portions

  81. Juanita Adams 2021/11

    Such exquisite flavors. Wonderful service and drinks. This is my go to spot

  82. Mike D 2021/11

    Really can’t go wrong with a pizza from Maldini’s!! Their crust has an excellent crisp to it, and the sauce is quite flavorful. 10/10 would recommend to anyone!

  83. Jeff and Rachele Roberts 2021/10

    Outstanding!

  84. Vernon Shiflett 2021/10

    Great food, great service

  85. Maria Pye 2021/10

    It was very good pan pizza
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $10–20

  86. Andrew Wheeler 2021/10

    The pizza was terrible, so i was hoping to try something new from them tonight. instead, i find that not a single employee was following covid guidelines when i walked in. two put on masks when i made eye contact. a third put his unmasked, un-netted (he had hair and a beard that require it) head through the kitchen window to talk to the (unmasked) cooks. i literally saw spittle come out of his mouth. and they have signs posted that masks are required, and even sell masks (for $15!!!). if they cant be bothered to take two seconds to put on a mask, are they really taking the time to properly wash their hands?

  87. Beatrix Román 2021/09

    The woman who was assisting me check out at the store they have was very kind and helpful! The little shop is so cute and has a lot of nice stuff! Great people I do recommend!

  88. V G 2021/09

    It sure would be nice to enjoy this place, but I have high-risk relatives and until the employees here properly wear their masks and practice safety amidst the pandemic we will not be customers.

  89. Shahana Ray 2021/09

    Really bummed by our experiences here. We decided to get takeout after one odd experience where we had a delivery ordered cancelled an hour after we placed it. Still wanted to try it out. We ordered a medium pizza and a steak sandwich. The sandwich didn’t come with fries or cheese, so we paid extra for both. The side of fries was pitiful for the extra $3 we paid for it and really salty. The pizza was super greasy, literally a puddle of orange grease left on the plate, also super salty. To top it all of we paid just over $40 bucks for all this, and were greeted by a fairly unpleasant woman at the counter. Well, now we know.

  90. Sara Waskin 2021/08

    We have never been to Maldini’s until last night. The waiter “sold” us on 2 daily fresh seafood specials. They were not inexpensive (the price of seafood is crazy right now) but they were both DELICIOUS and FRESH. Yes the side veggies were salty (per another review) but so good and I preferred the salted, broiled, zuchini over steamed bland ones. We loved the family-owned feel,.The wait staff,all of them, were kind to everyone. Homemade cheesecake followed and they have a nice selection of expresso drinks. We look forward to returning and trying more.

  91. susan greninger 2021/07

    I ordered penne Alla vodka take out and what a disappointment. I was given cooked noodles in a bland tasteless pink sauce. There was no onions, tomatoes or garlic and not even enough sauce for the amount of pasta I was given. Worst I’ve ever had. I do not recommend this dish.

  92. Ted Sisk 2021/07

    So I’ve been ordering from maldinis for 9 months or so. Here’s my experience:

    The calamari is some of the best I’ve ever had. Great light breading. Awesome flavor. And the sauce is on point.

    They have 3 kinds of pizza there. Ny style, brick oven, and Sicilian. All are delicious, I tend to be a brick oven fan overall, but try them all. Make your own decisions.

    Their pasta is amazing. Veal marsala I dream of. Carbonara with pancetta. Spaghetti and meat sauce. It’s all fantastic.

    Their specials are pricey and change by season/ availability. But holy forking shirt. They do not disappoint. Ever! I now crave this veal dish they had with red wine reduction and roasted potatoes, or the short rib raviolis with home made pasta and a marsala cream sauce 😍.

    Service wise, I’ve only ever ordered in bc of times right now. Drivers have only been on time if not early. All have been super friendly. Honestly I think the owner just delivered my food (and has in the past). I can’t wait to check out this spot in person. You should too. Support local, you’ll appreciate it after.

  93. Stephen Wilson 2021/07

    Tuesday pizza special 👍 …

  94. Robert Jones 2021/07

    Ordered takeout, was quoted 25 minutes. Got there in 20 minutes, ordered draft beer. Tap lines need cleaning. After 20 minutes nursing the beer asked if my food was ready, was told “it’s been ready” … Eye rolls. Terrible crusts, no taste of wood-fired oven, stone cold pies, cheese not even melted on one. . garlic oil pasta was a cold joke. One and done.

  95. P Pezza 2021/07

    The prosciutto in the appetizer was some of the best I every had, but I wasn’t a fan of the sauce on the pizza. The table was also in need of a wipe down. Overall, the food was good, but it’s a restaurant in a deli/market with a pizzaria ambiance. It’s probably worth another try and I’ll update once that happens.

  96. Jeremy Gilbert 2021/07

    The food and service was absolutely amazing! I ordered the calamari for an appetizer, and it’s honestly the best calamari I’ve ever had. The seasoning used on it was the best I ever had. The alfredo was also really good! The thickness was just right, and it had lots of flavor. I will definitely be back!

  97. Brett Bowman 2021/06

    Awesome place and great staff

  98. Dave Crowder 2021/06

    Food to perfection except one critical thing: way too much salt 😣 …

  99. Industrial Solvent. 2021/06

    Okay. This place is a an aggressively red-sauce Italian restaurant. But that is the charm of it. The menu is just massive and kind of all over the place. However there are some real jems on it. I especially recommend the subs.

  100. Felicity Hill 2021/06

    They are the warmest most friendly people I have met in a long time. Their food and atmosphere are like heaven. If you are looking for authentic Italian food this is the place to go

  101. Carlos Ramirez 2021/06

    Niceni place. Good service. Good food.

  102. Nathan Mccrea 2021/06

    Nice place for a quiet, old school Italian-american meal. home made pastas and dressings (get the Cesar). Wait staff is very nice.

  103. Ashleigh Clark 2021/05

    Ordered takeout from here and was very disappointed! The man at the front counter was very nice, but the food was terrible! My gyro had hardly any meat on it, the cannolis lacked cream in the majority of the shell and was tasteless and they charged me for ketchup!! I’ve eaten at so much better Italian restaurants. It was extremely overpriced for the mediocre quality that it was.

  104. Jocelyn L. 2021/05

    Been here a few times over the year, and it’s always pleasant. Last night we had a really nice time though. Our waiter was SO super nice and welcoming, talkative and genuinely nice. We just came for some dessert and coffee, but we had a great time. Thanks Z!

  105. Jack Dempsey 2021/05

    Great food and great service.

  106. Jeffrey Robertson 2021/05

    Loved it. Great pizza and outstanding service.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30

  107. Pam Buckwalter 2021/05

    Wonderful food. Plentiful portions. Great wine. Good, friendly service.

  108. Gabrielle Belisle 2021/05

    The food is absolutely amazing!

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  109. Christopher Wilkins 2021/05

    Wonderful desserts, great table service; shout out to John!!! Capreses are a bomb appetizer and everything on the menu is excellent
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $50–100

  110. roxi c 2021/04

    Muy buena pizza y muy buena atención!

  111. LU FC 2021/04

    Good to see new staff here, the service is much more organized & professional. Used to be a circus.

  112. Vernon Shiflett 2021/04

    Always good and fast

  113. Steve Porter 2021/04

    Excellent pizza; terrific pasta dishes; really top-notch entrees. Service is SO much better than it has been in the past. Would post 5 stars if it were a bit cozier/fewer spotlights.

  114. Tim Jarry 2021/03

    Foodgasm

  115. Chinikie Goode 2021/03

    The food and atmosphere here is good.

  116. Peter “Pete” Fiedler 2021/03

    Good and food was hot staff was friendly and helpful!
    Service
    Take out
    Meal type
    Dinner

  117. Nicholas Bridges 2021/02

    Very delicious food

  118. Patti G 2021/02

    Chicken parmesan sub. OMG, delicious. Great service. I keep going back!

  119. Marcellina Rainney 2021/02

    Love there cheese pizza
    Service
    Take out
    Meal type
    Lunch
    Price per person
    $10–20

  120. S J 2021/01

    Always excellent. 😋 …

  121. John Seery 2021/01

    Ordered for delivery, food arrived very quickly and was still hot. Meal was delicious, and we are looking forward to trying this neighborhood spot in-person in a few weeks when it is safe to do so.

  122. Julie Chase 2021/01

    We’ve ordered a few pizzas and other food from Maldini’s, and it’s always good. Also, shout out to our delivery person. He is SO nice! Every time he’s delivered, he expresses thanks for supporting their business. I’m sorry I couldn’t hear your very well tonight over our dogs barking. 🙂

    Do yourself a favor and order food from them. Yum!

  123. Kimberly-Beth Koiner 2021/01

    Just found this restaurant. Im a native New Yorker; this spot reminded me of the pizzeria around the corner from my apartment back home. When I saw the deli slicer, I almost teared up.
    Good was “Bellísima”
    I’ll be returning again and again

  124. Colby Casolaro 2021/01

    We were pleasantly surprised by this little Italian restaurant in our neighborhood. The food was superb quality (I know this because I come from a very Italian family), and it was delicious. Highly recommend the Ravioli with sage.

  125. Joseph Ciszek 2021/01

    The pasta seemed a bit overcooked and both dishes we ordered were weirdly salty. However the cheesecake was fantastic and the only saving grace.
    Service
    Dine in
    Meal type
    Dinner
    Price per person
    $20–30

  126. Michael Lee 2020/11

    WOW

  127. Kyle Lebo 2020/11

    Great food! Awesome delivery dude.Cassie is Fn Awesome!

  128. Maria Linda Guimoye 2020/11

    Family owned, food is always consistent and fresh. Pizza is amazing! We have been going there for almost 9 years.

  129. Allison Bowman 2020/11

    Do yourself a favor and get Papa Johns. I can only review the pizza. It’s all we’ve ever gotten. I’ve had 3 carry out pizzas in the past 2 years. They aren’t worth the calories. The crust is dry with no flavor. The sauce is tasteless and the cheese is weird. It’s almost like white hot American cheddar?

  130. Mecca Roane 2020/11

    Good food. Excellent service

  131. Jason Jarrell 2020/11

    Incredible food, I like my food no rush, make it like you would like to eat it, thank you

  132. caseykennedy54 2020/11

    Great Italian at reasonable prices. Hard to get a good meal to go during this pandemic. Thanks guys for your great service.

  133. Sae Countryman 2020/11

    We ordered two brick oven pizzas and the portobello appetizer and everything was cooked to perfection and the flavors were so authentic! Loved every bite and we are planning to return to try other dishes, such as pasta or sandwiches!

  134. River City 2020/10

    Awsome authentic Italian food! They make their own pasta which is what we were looking for 😊. Locally owned …

  135. Massimo Bistocchi 2020/10

    Way too much under the radar authentic italian restaurant. The meals are prime quality. They’ve got them all: nice presentation and extremely tasty without being “too much”. This place should be packed at all times. Fish or meat it’s easily one of the best on the entire South side of Richmond.

  136. Corvette Washington (Manachacream) 2020/10

    Love the wait staff.

  137. January Addy 2020/10

    Beautiful new patio, excellent service, and SUPERB Italian comfort food! Lots of vegetarian options, and their seafood was excellent (our party had mussels and shrimp). Generous portions, especially for the price. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal at this family run local business.

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  138. Dana Cooper 2020/09

    Very dissatisfied

  139. Maddie Countryman 2020/09

    *Everybody* in there is Italian. You will hear Italian being spoken literally all the way to the brick oven. The dough is Italian. The sauce is Italian. The cheese is fresh. Folks, you will rarely find a place like this South of the Line. Cherish it.

  140. Steven Mallis 2020/08

    Free Christmas dinner every year and good Italian food all year round.

  141. Adam Cousins 2020/08

    Great atmosphere and service. Menu selection is fantastic, however I found the food extremely bland and tasteless. Don’t get me wrong, I ordered the seafood pasta, and everything tasted very fresh, no overpowering fishiness. The food is high quality, but it is woefully underseasoned. Be prepared to drown your pasta in parmesan cheese.

  142. Maurice Crawley 2020/07

    Great place for good pizza!

  143. Kyle Kyle 2020/07

    Great food n knowledgeable n Friendly staff

  144. Catherine Perez 2020/07

    Food was very good, the service is top notch, friendly.

  145. Kristina 2020/07

    So glad they are open. Always great food.

  146. Emily Davis 2020/07

    On Valentine’s day February 14, 2020 my husband and I along with another couple visiting us from Charlotte, North Carolina had reservations to visit this restaurant for dinner. We were seated 15 minutes before the time of reservations. The salads, drinks and bread was served maybe 20 minutes after we were seated. We waited one and half hour after we were seated and never receive our entre. We asked to speak to the manager whom our waitress said she was. We asked to speak to the manager she said he was too busy and couldn’t take a moment to talk because they were short staff and he was busy in the kitchen cooking.
    We have visited this restaurant plenty of times and referred our friends but the service has gone down hill. We will not visit again.

  147. Mark Grubbs 2020/06

    This was our first visit to Maldini’s. My lamb chops were perfect and my husband loved his pizza. Our server was friendly and prompt.

  148. Debbie Patenaude 2020/06

    From the sundried tomato dipping sauce and homemade balsamic dressing for the fresh salad to the Agnelotti, the meal was delicious! 60’s oldies background music and great service. Will definitely go back and highly recommend!

  149. Jamar Mickens 2020/06

    The food and service are top notch

  150. Sam Soto 2020/06

    Very slow service. They need to hire help. There was one person serving behind the counter and serving tables. It may have been just today, but it shouldn’t have to take this long to eat. Food is good.

  151. Robbie Doggett 2020/05

    Great food great service

  152. Kimberly 2020/05

    Incredible food. Good service.

  153. Patricia Revere 2020/05

    The place is nice and clean. Staff was very nice. I tried the Manicotti and was not impressed.

  154. Katherine Hatheway 2020/05

    It is old and comfortable and friendly.

  155. Joel McCauley 2020/05

    Excellent calamari and amazing Caesar salad

  156. Renard Benjamin 2020/05

    Best an biggest stromboli I’ve ever seen an ate

  157. Teresa Y 2020/05

    Excellent food. Great service. True Italian cuisine! Very friendly and loving staff. Family oriented restaurant.

  158. Nicholas Austin (Nick) 2020/04

    My favorite Italian restaurant in Richmond.

  159. Jackeline Martinez 2020/04

    The service, bread, food, beer and dessert was so good.. I really recommended this restaurant. I’m very picky with the food and this place met my expectations

  160. Walter Starbuck 2020/04

    I am literally mad at myself for not eating at Maldini’s before this year. How does Maldini have the very best chicken tenders and onion rings I’ve ever eaten?! Everything we’ve gotten from fried food to their traditional Italian entrees are absolutely delicious. But honestly, their customer service is the absolute best. Everyone we have encountered there is so friendly and nice. It doesn’t feel fake in the slightest. I’ve only been here 4 times but I’ve always been impressed.

  161. Dee Dillard 2020/03

    Great food….quick service

  162. Anna Spyhalski 2020/03

    Marcello and heely know how to do it. They literally cook up bomb Italian food every single day. 🤞💖💖 I’m a simpleton who just loves a good calzone (which they always have – phat ricotta game). But they got like real authentic crud on the menu too. Maldinis is a true Richmond gem that has earned enough clout for decades to come. 🍕🍕🍕🍕
    5 starz ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

  163. Christopher Timmer 2020/03

    Love Italian food. I would take a date here. Great atmosphere. But I work with high risk patients. If the guys in the kitchen wore masks and gloves while preparing food, it would be cool. Its hard to find a restaurant that takes proper Covid precautions. Just a thought. Think about those that work with high risk populations. We are on the front lines every day. Its also hard being single and dating in a pandemic. Stay safe, everyone!

  164. Pete Lins 2020/02

    Went for take out. Great pizza and salads. Friendly. Easy parking.

  165. ImSuchaBrooklynite 2020/02

    My family has been coming to this restaurant for years for my daughter’s birthday but this year it was suppose to be the big 10 year party with streamers music, special balloons, etc. but COVID put a halt on that party. So we decided to go to Maldini’s because we have had most of her birthdays there she loves pizza and they have amazing food. You can’t have Pizza Hut for your birthday you need gourmet pizza. Well I must say I couldn’t have planned a better party. When you walk in there is a amazing Christmas diorama it is beautiful and you could tell it’s handmade and the time taken for it it was just Amazing so it set the mood for celebration. It wasn’t many people at the so we hung out a lot longer than we should have. We had a delicious Margarita pizza spaghetti carbonara to die for and all the bread we could possibly eat. At the end of the evening the owner put together a tiramisu birthday cake for our birthday girl it was so wonderful. Everyone was so kind everything was so much fun. To the kids it looked like I had put together an amazing party all we needed were streamers you would not have known that I did not arrange this. At the very end of the dinner there was a snowblower that blows bubbles it made the place look like a winter wonderland the owner obliged us even though it was closing time and played it for us. We ran through it, slid through it and picked up the bubbles. It was just so wonderful to be a part of this I cannot explain how full my heart was that they went out of their way to make her day so special. All I can say is everyone needs to go to Maldini’s for any reason the food is absolutely delicious the people are absolutely wonderful this is the kind of restaurant that you see when you watch Hallmark during Christmas. such a wonderful family that owns it there is the feeling of family all over. You have to go to Maldini’s and buy your Italian dinner, get some Italian snacks (there is a market) get some Italian wine because it’s all Italian and it’s all family. If you don’t come here you are missing out!

  166. kent romska 2020/02

    Not many outstanding neighborhood Italian joints like Maldini’s still around. Exceptional food and service.

  167. matthew jenks 2020/02

    Great pizza lots of toppings not to much sauce wings could use some help offer them unbreaded would help!

  168. dicky chestnutz 2020/01

    this is the worst place on planet earth

  169. Ryan Maddox 2020/01

    Fast, professional service. Will return 🙂

  170. Tim Cloe 2020/01

    Alden thought our waitress was hot. Good pizza

  171. Nappy Bunny (ItsTheNappyBunny) 2020/01

    Don’t come when you’re starving. They’re slow to get your food out when they are busy, but when they do, the food is delicious and service is great!

  172. A S 2020/01

    Wow just wow
    Placed a pick up order on their website for spaghetti al ragu, ceasar salad with portobello mushrooms and bruschetta , picked it up and once got home found out my pasta was actually missing. Called the place right away, after 5 mins of repeating the same thing to folks on the other side of the line, they finally figured that pasta got left on the counter. They took my address and said they’ll send someone to me. I said alright, it’s only 10ish mins away shouldn’t be too bad, especially because they were nice enough to drive it to me. I was so wrong! It took them 55 mins to deliver that poor pasta, that was definitely microwaved after it sat on the counter. Spaghetti were thick, overcooked and flavorless, “the ragu” which I wouldn’t even call it that way , wasn’t a ragu but a tiny bit of some ground meat ( not sure if it was beef or pork) and some red sauce that could be for all I know from a jar. Ceasar salad was ok, can’t really do anything wrong with a bunch of lettuce, the dressing was store bought though, which was also an unpleasant surprise. Bruschetta was also not the best, had to add some salt and pepper cause it lacked any flavor.
    That was my first time experience with this restaurant and it was such a disappointment.

  173. Darius Somerville 2019/12

    The food was Impressive and price for my pockets so it was amazing please go it looked like it was close but I’m glad I went in..

  174. Heather Rae 2019/12

    Great prices on beer, specials from the grill are delicious!

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  175. John Lennon 2019/12

    I have never had anything less than superb from this wonderful Italian restaurant. Their Eggplant Parmesan sub is a work of art! The owner and staff are so friendly and kind. I LOVE THIS PLACE! Vegetarian friendly too for folks like me!
    ***Excellent and speedy delivery in these difficult times.

  176. John Mcclung 2019/12

    Food and service was great

  177. Carlos Alvar 2019/12

    Deeeeelisious!!!

  178. Nikki Chavis 2019/12

    Okay change my review! Somebody came to their senses and let me do my Alfredo pizza again! This is the best pizza in town thanks ?Maldini’s! Let’s just say the white sauce definitely makes the pizza not with a ricotta just white sauce. And a traditional Pizza taste good too but I want when I want feed me😉 …

  179. SZN daze 2019/11

    Its ok pretty greesy but taste good.

  180. Valid Vik 2019/11

    Maldini’s ristorante is my favorite, with the family, on a date, or just alone to get your thoughts together. The atmosphere is the right temperature to enhance your feelings. The food and service is tailored to your needs delightfully. The Goodfellas of Italy

  181. Andrew Saunders 2019/11

    Not the worst Italian I’ve had from the area, but far from the best. The pasta I ordered had little sauce. To put that into perspective, I’ll elaborate. If I had asked for lite sauce, I still would have expected more sauce than
    I got.

    The sausage and pepperoni in my dish were flavorful and delicious. The bread that came with the meal was just ok. The sauce was good too, but there was nowhere near enough of it.

    I would have given 4 stars, but my wife said that her pasta was bland, and she had to add her own seasonings to it.

    I’d probably be willing to give this place another chance in the future.

  182. Kiki Lynskey 2019/11

    My household regularly orders take out and delivery from here. My one roommate loves their Philly sandwhich. Last time we went at 930 at night to get take out and they were really helpful and friendly. Even though they were abouy to close. I got the Mediterranean panini and it was delicious

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  183. Paul Meyer 2019/11

    Great pizza.

  184. Corvette Washington 2019/11

    Never eaten their but I do pick up from their. UBER.

  185. Kay Childress 2019/11

    Had a work party there with 34 people. Everyone loved the food and the service was excellent ! Will have our next event there. Owner was so nice and accommodating ! Thanks Maldini’s.

  186. Jeffrey Kraus 2019/11

    It took us more than an hour to receive our lunch of a pizza, a sandwich and an order of lasagna. Oh, and there was only one other table occupied on a Saturday. If you have all day to wait for a meal, this is the place to go!

  187. Brittany Craven 2019/10

    Tried this place again because the menu looked good, ordered through uber eats. Like many reviews on here they are incredibly slow. The delivery was just delayed and delayed, ending up 45 minutes later than predicted and over 1.5 hrs after we ordered. We live 2 miles away. Also don’t handle their calls very well. Was forgotten on hold and had to call back to get through to someone. Maybe we will try again in 6 months.

  188. Nicholas Tarantino 2019/10

    The food was very good. We had a large party and were served well. The waiters were nice and it was overall a good experience.

  189. Courtney F 2019/10

    Food is not as good as it used to be. The order-taking / order-tracking system sucks. The wait for delivery has gotten longer. I waited forever to get the check when I dined in. They need to do better.

  190. Mimi Waters 2019/10

    Went there for my birthday and my food taste like it came out of a Chef Boyardee can it was so bad. The bread was the only good place. Everything was really over priced and I think that we heard the microwave. Starting to feel nauseous. Save your time and money.

  191. Lauren Amaya Cassetta 2019/09

    Love this place!

  192. Brandon 2019/09

    Pizzas and sandwiches sells this place short. The entrees here are amazing. Osso Buco full of flavor. Authentic and balanced fettuccini Alfredo. The entrees are where this place shines.

  193. Jesus Sanchez 2019/09

    I used to order from here years ago. This place has gone down hill. I am very disappointed. Tonight my husband and I ordered takeout on the doordash app. Stood in line for 20 minutes to get our food. Very busy and disorganized establishment. I ordered the Ravioli De Farmaggio. It looked like a child size portion. My husband ordered the shrimp alfredo and got something totally different. So when we realized they forgot our side salads we went back in, and had to wait another 20 minutes. Then they charge use for it. Plus they didn’t give me the oil dip for bread I specifically asked for. We spent almost 40 dollars for two pasta dinners that most definitely was not worth our time and money. I don’t think this place deserves even 1 star.

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  194. Richard Barnett 2019/08

    Fantastic – Mike our server was wonderful!

  195. JP SOUTHAMPTON 2019/08

    Some of the best pizza in richmond .. forza milan

  196. Ron Page 2019/08

    Good Italian so long as you don’t order anything too adventurous, stick to the traditional offerings and you will be well served (pun intended).

  197. Anna Hlin & the Spirit 2019/08

    I love this local italian restaurant. Me and my family always make a trip to Forest Hill to eat their delicious food when we are in the mood for Italian food. Their red pesto sauce is to diiiiiie for!!

  198. Jerald Smith 2019/08

    My wife (who has to be gluten free) read in the mood for spaghetti. We looked for GF spots in Richmond. They were first on the list and the pictures of the food and establishment looked great. We gave them a call and the hostess assured us they could accommodate. Cassie was our waitress. She took great care of my wife, my stepdaughter, and myself. I ordered the Funghi Portabello w/ garlic bread. It came with two caps. They were tender and juicy. Covered in cheese, onions, and peppers. Delectable. My wife and stepdaughter shared her GF spaghetti in meat sauce. It was flavorful and just plenty of sauce. We will definitely return for one of their cooking classes AND dinner in the future.

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  199. Melody Magpie 2019/08

    Lousy service and food

  200. Angela Cooper 2019/08

    The worst spaghetti and meat sauce I’ve ever had!! DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY!!!

  201. Salem 2019/08

    The food was tasty and the service was great. I also love their program they have for those in need. I’d suggest everyone look them up and help them out with their plan to help the community by providing meals to those in need.

  202. aarron shilliff 2019/07

    Great food and not crowded

  203. Casey Landes 2019/07

    I love this pizza. Best I’ve had in Virginia.

  204. Mark W. Frazier 2019/07

    Very nice place. Good service, great food. Laid back.

  205. Nexus Images 2019/07

    The food is absolutely fantastic and the pizza is as close to a NY slice as you can get in Richmond VA.!

  206. Patrick Deighan 2019/07

    Stopped in for lunch, no waiting. Great service and food. Good portions for a lunch menu. The veal parm sandwich was good Dad got the child’s portion of spaghetti and was able to take some home.

  207. Tyler Snidow 2019/07

    Celebrated a family occasion at Maldini’s – great meal, super-friendly service and large portions. They were able to seat about 16 of us at one large table, the waiter was fantastic (will give great suggestions if you ask), and everyone was served at the same time.

    Definitely get the tiramisu for dessert. Thanks Maldini’s!

  208. Maria S. Card 2019/07

    I highly recommend this place.

  209. Miss E.B. 2019/07

    I do not recommend using Door Dash from this reastrant. Waited two hours for an order that was supposed to be 30 minutes. Never showed up.

  210. Sanrie B 2019/07

    Let me start off by stating that we have been regular customers at Maldini’s. I try to be reasonable before writing a negative review, but after spending a lot of money there and having our order messed up on numerous occasions, I will say we have been really disappointed with their service.

    First account of this, we ordered a large pizza and the Cannelloni Fiorentine. After waiting over an hour for delivery, we got the pizza and a cannoli. Ok I get it, honest mistake. I called to tell them of the mistake and the person who answered said I ordered a cannoli. Ummm no, I certainly wasn’t charged for a cannoli and fortunately ordered via GrubHub so I had a physical record of that. They later sent out the correct item, but we weren’t compensated for the inconvenience.

    Second account, last night we ordered a pepperoni pizza, appetizer, and a Caesar salad. An hour later, our order was messed up again. We received a cheese pizza and no dressing for our salad. We called Maldini’s and they offered to send out the correct order but we did not want to wait any longer for dinner so we declined. However, they did not even offer to reimburse us for being overcharged and only getting a cheese pizza. Also, it’s quite difficult to have a Caesar salad without any Caesar dressing.

    So thanks for the inconvenience Maldini’s. I completely understand mistakes, but you definitely need to improve your lack customer service skills.

  211. Roy Towles 2019/06

    Steak+cheese so-so… nothing to be excited about

  212. Paige Mathews 2019/06

    Grease and disappointment. I’ve given this place multiple tries and each time it’s worse than the last. This last time I tried it I ordered a white pizza and added basil on top, I received a regular cheese pizza with red sauce and tomatoes on top. The rest of the order was accurate but I didn’t notice until I got home and they were already closed. Next time someone suggests Maldini’s I’ll gladly pass!

  213. Bob Sangster 2019/06

    Accommodated a large crowd and did it well for a celebration.

  214. Marwan 2019/06

    Went for lunch so YMMV. Promptly seated upon entry, friendly and attentive service. Pizza was good, I got the Maldini special. Coworkers got a veggie pizza and pasta and they seemed to like it as well. Overall it was a good experience.

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  215. Jay Mind ur business 2019/05

    They dont even say ” hello welcome” just ” we will be with you in a min” and Walk away. Guy says that and never comes back. Its not like its busy. Its not even crowded…

  216. Jasmine 2019/05

    I chose this restaurant for a school project and the experience was amazing. I felt so welcome and the food is delicious.

    Plus they have happy hour.😁😁😁

  217. Terry Barker 2019/05

    Food is so-so. Went with a group that had the lamb gyro, pasta, and steak wrap, and the general concensus was ‘ok.’ Also strange that we were the only group in the restaurant at lunch hour. Atmosphere is ‘old.’

  218. Allyson Little 2019/05

    Great food,drinks,staff

  219. Sarah Tinkelman 2019/04

    Amazing portobello mushroom app. A full meal!

  220. Steve Hou 2019/04

    Excellent weekend happy hour

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  221. Jeffrey L. Almond 2019/04

    Worst Food Ever! I ordered for take out and it was like they made it yesterday and warmed it up in the microwave. I wish I had bought a can of Chef Boyardee Ravioli…it would have been better!

  222. B Hurley 2019/04

    Nice service here. The food is very heavy and they do odd things like serve tortilla chips with marinara sauce. The do have a nice beer selection and great happy hour specials starting at 2. This would probably be a great place to watch a game but I’m not sure I would come here for the food.

  223. Marsha Melkonian 2019/04

    Great service for a really big group! Food really good!

  224. Kurt Kersting 2019/04

    Great food, pizza was good. Calamari was excellent, very tender, well prepared.

  225. Sam Soderlund 2019/03

    Service was great, food was great. Even after eating we got another pizza, with smiles on their faces they served us and didn’t have any grudges. Great experience

  226. Lorraine Davi 2019/03

    Great!

  227. LaToya Short 2019/03

    Seems like they pick and choose who they would rather serve. If you’re a particular race that is.

  228. Md Hossain 2019/02

    Good food.

  229. Susan Jester 2019/02

    Charming, a perfect neighborhood restaurant!

  230. Donte' P 2019/02

    Great food

  231. Adam “The sulli-man, yes i can!” Sullivan 2019/02

    Excellent! Loved this place. I went in here after work not realizing how classy this place is however despite looking pretty rough they still treated me with the best service and respect. I was seated by a very professional young man of about 10 years old wearing a tux. Very cool. And the food is top notch! I highly recommend this place. Great place to take a date as well.

  232. Courtney Flournoy 2019/01

    Awesome waitstaff, great environment, amazing food

  233. William “ThatGuyOverThere” Steadman 2019/01

    Great food and service! Also has a long bar and best happy hour in town.

  234. Christopher Hood 2019/01

    I ordered a stromboli with pepperoni and jalapenos but the jalapenos tasted like pickles. I know jalapenos and pickles get soaked in vinger to preserve them but never had jalapenos that tasted just like pickles and the marinara sauce wasn’t even real it was like some watered down orange tomato sauce and the whole stromboli tasted like pickles not very satisfying

  235. Kevin Jasper 2019/01

    I enjoyed the service as well as the more than enough meal

  236. jena allen 2018/12

    Great place to have lunch

  237. Teresa Lanasa 2018/12

    Food , service and atmosphere was great.

  238. crystal dorsey 2018/12

    Food just always tastes sooo good

  239. Cora-Semmes Bryce 2018/12

    Clean, comfortable friendly staff delicious food. Voices excellent.

  240. Steve Waddell 2018/12

    I keep trying to give this place a chance. I’d honestly recommend not leaving the tails on shrimp for the pastas. The cook seems like he’s bored.

  241. Barry 2018/12

    Sadly inconsistent. Right around the corner, used to go there all the time, but now the food is spotty. Some days great, some days ok, and occasionally bad.

  242. Susan Vafiadis 2018/12

    The food is good, the staff is friendly, but if you are in a rush for lunch, order ahead and pay quickly. 🙂

  243. Iris T (BIGBIRD) 2018/11

    IM FROM NJ/NY the one thing we miss down here id not only good pizza but authentic Italian food, Maldini’s is MY FAVORITE! Excellence displayed in service and #1 in quality food, the Seafood is fresh and Humungous and everything is loaded with quality and care. OUT OF ALL THE FIVE STAR RESTAURANTS IVE DINED IN …….IN AND OUT OF THE COUNTRY MALDINI’S IS THE BEST I GIVE THEM 10 STARS AND IM A REAL CUSTOMER, I CONFESS IM HOOKED!

  244. Vincent Fabiano 2018/11

    My food was very delicious. I had the personal pan pizza with sausage topping. For dessert, cannoli with a couple cups of coffee. My whole order, with tip was about $18.60. I thought the price was very reasonable. My waitress was very friendly and helpful. And the restaurant was clean and it had a steady flow of customers.

    My only complaints were they seemed short staffed. My waitress was the only staff member I could see helping customers, and no rest rooms available, at least that is what it said on the entrance doors.

    With that said, I still return to this restaurant and try their other dishes.

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  245. Bethany Steele 2018/11

    Cheesecake to die for!!! Customer service awesome!!!

  246. Samantha Potts 2018/11

    Food and wine are wonderful. Definitely recommend Stromboli and their ravioli

  247. Peter Fiedler 2018/10

    Good food.

  248. Don Guillory 2018/10

    Excellent meatballs! All great Italian…

  249. Celeste Schoolcraft 2018/10

    The food was not only delicious, but I had to take over half of what I ordered home. The staff was great and the restaurant very cozy and clean will definitely eat there again!

  250. Sean Smith 2018/10

    I just ate here with my spouse. Gyro meat was like jerky, lasagna was reheated and reheated mush. Then the credit card machine was down and I was told they had written down my card info and would charge me later. I said no and paid cash. After leaving I went back in and told them they gave me incorrect change and the server new without even counting my money she shorted me 10 dollars. Save your stomach and your wallet from bad food and thieves.

  251. ACCOUNT DEACTIVATED 2018/10

    Excellent food and staff. We are adding this resturant as one of our favorites in the RVA area.

  252. Aaron Mack 2018/10

    Quaint and quiet little spot. With very personable employee. The food is awesome also. Nice place if you want to get away from a stressful day and relax. Drink specials are really good also

  253. Scott Taylor 2018/09

    Terrific meat ravioli.

  254. vibes7drum2 2018/09

    Excellent cuisine

  255. Lawrence Cary 2018/09

    Great food huge portions

  256. Patricia Haynes - Johnson 2018/09

    Great service. Amazing food. A definite 5 star. 😊👍 …

  257. Valerie Armstrong 2018/09

    I really want to love this place. I try their delivery every six months or so. They have options other Italian restaurants don’t (calamari being the most prominent). Every single time, the delivery is late and about room temperature. It’s three miles from my house. The food is good, but expensive. The marinara sauce for the calamari/calzone/stromboli is sub par. I really want to support my local businesses, but for years this place has disappointed. To dine in, it’s very strip-mall-stereotypical Italian restaurant. Order pick up and you’re gold!

  258. Richard Stoner 2018/09

    I had a most delicious meal. Everything I had there was excellent, starting with the Mediterranean salad, moving on to some of the best bruschetta I have eaten, and my pasta dish made with there spinach pasta stuffed with artichokes in a mushroom white sauce. This is the second time I have eaten there and the quality of the food continues to be excellent.

  259. Wade Williams 2018/08

    I’ve always known about Maldini’s, but had never been until tonight. I’m now mad at myself for waiting this long to visit. Had an amazing experience from the calamari starter, to the spot on service from Matt, to the pizza that was absolutely incredible! What a great place! Best pizza in Richmond. Definitely will be back.

  260. Matt Kolonich 2018/08

    The food is always delicious here

  261. Joe Cummins 2018/08

    I usually get pizza take out. It’s always good and the staff is super friendly.

  262. Kathleen Watts 2018/08

    This is one of Richmond’s culinary jewels. The food is always outstanding and the owners/staff are very community oriented and friendly.

  263. 6 colors 2018/08

    They have the best food ever. They make sure your food is hot when they deliver! They have nice employees who bring us the food and the people who answers the phone. I will be getting food from here more often!! This is the first Italian restaurant that I like! 5 stars . Great job!

  264. K. Butler 2018/07

    Cheesey, stretchy pizza. Yum!

  265. Hunter Harrell 2018/07

    Great food and amazing delivery, food was fast, driver was cool, and food was hot. Also it is one of the only places that does not have a delivery fee, so even after you tip the driver you still save money, just don’t use uber eats, it is a waste of money ( automatic $5 fee uber keeps) and actually takes a lot longer then just calling the restaurant to order or ordering through grubhub. I highly recommend this place. Some of the best steak subs and pizza in Richmond.

  266. Nick K 2018/07

    Best Italian delivery in the ForestHill area. Haven’t tried much else except the pizza but the pizza is good enough. Can’t complain.

    Ordered a pizza yesterday with a 6 pack of beer. Also asked for ranch and crushed red pepper. Driver brought the pizza and nothing else. I kindly asked him to bring back the other stuff I ordered and I also called the store. The person who answered talked to me like i was crazy for requesting the stuff I ORDERED. I know, how dare I ask for what I ordered, making them work… Driver brought the beer 30 minutes later, no ranch or red pepper. Real morons working at this place.

  267. ciarra morris 2018/07

    Nice cozy family style Italian restuarant. The food was great. I love the pre dinner bread. For my entree I had the homemade Cannelloni for the first time and loved it. The servers are nice but forgot a couple things, I ordered a side salad and never received it. But we did go on a Sunday and they were still running happy hour specials. My family enjoyed the well drinks and wine for $5 and said that they definitely got their money worth. We will definitely be visiting again.

  268. Dorothy Hairfield 2018/07

    Food is delicious but if you’re going for your lunch hour, call ahead your order or know you will be eating it at your desk. 🙂

  269. Danny Boyd 2018/06

    Acceptable, if uninspired. Absurdly large shrimp. Relatively bland sauces. Great service.

  270. Sonia Macewicz 2018/05

    Service is always terrific the food is great always nice to go

  271. Delores Beggarly 2018/05

    The food was 👍 …

  272. Joe Vincelli 2018/05

    Local favorite

  273. David Mills 2018/05

    Nice quiet setting with excellent food

  274. Mick Gringo (MickRVA) 2018/05

    Great damily and date night restaurant! Bwst pizza on the southside plus italian entrees that are among the best in the city. Good wine swlwction as well… among our fav places to go!

  275. Byron Chafin 2018/05

    Service is great and this spot has some of the best pizza in town. We eat here frequently and have always loved it!

  276. LaTasha “Ms4Ft9” Claiborne 2018/04

    This little spot is in a lowkey spot!! The food was great… Nice little place!!

  277. Heather Gerdts 2018/04

    Definitely will be coming back was absolutely amazing, delicious food , great service, and my new favorite place!

  278. Katrina Butler 2018/04

    Went here for the first time for an after church lunch. The service was pretty good. The pizza was delicious!

  279. John Longo 2018/04

    A excellent family style restaurant.

  280. John M Haviland 2018/04

    Spaghetti night on Monday is a good deal.

  281. Louis T Ross 2018/04

    Great personalized service, very accommodating and kind.

  282. Charlotte Lester 2018/04

    Excellent food and excellent service. Large portions and great house salad dressing.

  283. Joe Matarratz 2018/03

    I don’t understand poor reviews because this place is VERY good! You get real Italian food, not someone’s idea of what it should be, and a military discount for our best Americans!

  284. Brad Carpenter 2018/03

    Slow

  285. Johanna Leinmueller 2018/03

    I like Maldini’s. Good pizza and cold Italian beer.

  286. Barbara Colson 2018/02

    Good food and generous servings.

  287. Donna Wilson 2018/02

    Maldini’s special Sicilian is awesome! Great service too.

  288. David Griggs 2018/02

    The food is always good. If you like craft beer, you’re in luck! They’ve got a pretty good selection from light to dark and happy hour is the best in the area!

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  289. Lisa Aikins-Afful 2018/02

    Top notch Italian fare.

  290. Heather Griggs 2018/02

    Great happy hour! Pasta and pizza is on point.

  291. Susan Royer 2018/02

    Perfect food. Perfect service. Great happy hour! A delight.

  292. Nathaniel Kimball 2018/02

    I get their chicken parm sub for lunch all the time. They have good food and everyone there is really friendly.

  293. Renee Dyson 2018/01

    I haven’t eaten there.
    Only did a pick up for someone

  294. Z Frank 2018/01

    If you love Italian food I would recommend this place.

  295. Joe Moore 2018/01

    I thought good was excellent. Generous portions for left overs. I had the rib eye, very good. Wife’s Carbonara was superb. Will go there again.

  296. Mister Dan (Socials-NavyManDan) 2018/01

    Lots of great reviews… And I was in the mood for brick oven pizza. Wish I had known “Brick oven pizza only available in 10in”. Aside from that, the pizza was good, waitress was attentive, and the ambiance was on par for the $.

  297. Joe Brinkley 2018/01

    Service is a bit slow for lunch, but prices and qualities are great!

  298. Jay Seees 2018/01

    Been here once…great food and an awesome ‘Happy-hour’…Will definitely return there 👍👍👍👍👍 …

  299. Jodie Hall 2018/01

    The food was good and the service was AMAZING. We had a server named Gloria and she was the nicest person in the world!

  300. vcrsteve 2018/01

    Great people and service. The brick oven pizza is not really worth it, but not bad. It’s definitely not Neapolitan style but they do use buffalo mozzarella on a few pizzas, which is delicious. The regular pizza is great for Richmond. Again, the service Is great.

  301. Mark Lewis 2018/01

    I have been going to this place since I moved to the neighborhood. I have had pretty descent food and service, however I was a little bit sad that I ordered a pizza and a salad and it was delivered where the toppings were on only half the pizza and the Mediterranean salad didn’t have any feta or pepperchini peppers. I tried contacting Maldini’s via email and I have heard no response back. I will go back to support our local business, but I would at least like to have a response back. UPDATE, Never heard back from the restaurant about this issue and it has been about 2 months.

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  302. kathy Stewart 2017/12

    I had dinner there and the service was great. The server was super she was helpful and really attentive to us. I would suggest people to check it out

  303. Cindy Lewis 2017/08

    Pizza is hit or miss…some times its absolutely delish..and some times its..uugh. I don’t live far from there but will go to Cary st..too many misses not enough hits…

  304. Bob Jones 2017/06

    Do not miss the Thursday evening specials. Maldini’s has the finest Italian seafood specials. This is the best in Richmond. It’s ad good as the best you’ll find in Sicily. Don’t miss it. With a good wine, it’ll be one you’ll remember for a long time

  305. R Brooks 2017/06

    We arrived a little before noon on a weekday. We ordered 2 entrees and were told several minutes later that one of them was unavailable. We made a replacement order . It took over 40 minutes from the time we entered the restaurant to the time our food arrived. (We ordered a breakfast dish and a lunch salad.) About half way through the meal we found a hair in the salad. The waitresses was not apologetic and seemed to disagree with the thought that we should have been served sooner. She did remove the salad from the bill.

  306. Mary K 2017/05

    Great service, average food.

  307. Anna Weichel 2017/05

    Left OTooles from across the street because it was so noisy. We were pleasantly surprised by the calm, quiet, easygoing atmosphere of Maldinis. The food (veggie lasagna, ravioli) was really tasty and the service we received was excellent. Will go back for sure.

  308. Houseofgz Records 2017/04

    This is Virginia’s best pizza hands down. Cheat on your favorite pizza spot 😉 …

  309. Tracey Long 2017/04

    Mixed google reviews should have swayed my visit…stained menu with pictures of food should have kept me from ordering (and lack of wine list). But, still I ordered take out. What a disappointment…tossed out a bowl of over cooked noodles with almost nonexistent sauce. Thank goodness, I wasn’t foolish enough to order a more expensive dish. Don’t waste your time here when there are so many other options. I won’t do it again.

  310. AFFORDABLE BODY WORK 2017/03

    House special seafood soup it’s really good

  311. Bill Shepherd 2017/03

    Great italian food. Wonderful atmosphere and friendly servers

  312. Michael Lynn (MikeLynnShots) 2017/03

    Absolutely the worst experience I have ever had!!

    So I was in the restaurant business, so I COMPLETELY understand that things happen and it’s not always under your control. So I called to try to see if I could figure out what I could do because things were wrong and it was not enjoyable at all. When I called and asked to speak to a manager, an obviously angry person named Mike answered the phone with an indistinguishable statement; I guess the name of the restaurant no hello, no name, no nothing. I asked can I speak to a manager, please and got a “she’s not here.” answer. So I asked “Ok who do I talk to about a messed up order I just received. He said, “Oh, Did you order it through Grub Hub?” I was like yes then he said, “well I got to go to the computer, hold on.” very matter factly. So I was like ok?? Then when he came back, he started reading off the order to me, and I confirmed that was my order. I had the distinct feeling that he has had a lot of problems with GH in the past because he DID NOT WANT to deal with me. So then he was like “so what’s wrong?” I asked him does the Steak Sub basic come with onions? And he says yes. But if you look at the menu which is on GH it DOES NOT state that, and it EVEN gives you the option to add onions. So one would assume that they would not be on them. When I told him this, he was like well it’s on here. LIKE I AM AN IDIOT! This was when I hung up.

    The subs were horrible; the bread was soggy, the meat had NO FLAVOR to it at all. My wife DOES NOT LIKE onions so that would be why we ordered the basic so none would be on there. That’s what the ONLY MENU I had access to MIKE, said. There were Very little meat and Very little toppings. The beard was very stale and old. And YES you can tell that I have been in the restaurant business 25 yrs, my wife over 30. The bread was very old and stale.

    I Love Calamari especially Fried Rings. I eat them where ever I go. It typically does not have a heavy fishy smell to them, they do a little bit but when they smell heavy fishy bad, throw them out. Well, these had a very pungent smell of fish, bad, under-cooked and very poorly prepared. Yes I did try one and it almost made me throw up.

    Overall I will never go back and would not recommend ANYONE trying it.
    Try at your own risk.

  313. Keith Henderson 2017/02

    Ate there last night. Food was great and our server was excellent!

  314. Benjamin Mitchell 2017/02

    Order was remade three times. Food was horrible and the manager was rude. Will never return.

  315. Scott Gay 2017/02

    Unbelievable Italian cuisine,true form ,fair pricing

  316. Sara Noble 2017/01

    Food was decent, although they were out of the wine we asked for.

  317. Adam Balas 2017/01

    One of my more preferred Italian restaurants in town. Pizza is okay, but I tend to prefer their other dishes a bit more. Great subs and pasta plates.

  318. Charlie Major 2016/12

    Good food, and really good pizza (New York and Scicillian style). No delivery charge, and can be ordered through Grub Hub.

  319. lena v 2016/12

    I ordered food for pick up on my way home at 628 pm. We picked it up and my chicken a la Limone came with a meat sauce!!! For $17.95 I expected it to taste amazing! I was so disappointed I called them and the girl told me that was traditional style, and it says it on the menu. I explained that wasn’t how it was when I grew up and no it doesn’t explain that online. She said I would get a new fresh meal delivered. When it got here it was tasteless hot pasta and no chicken I assume they expected me to microwave the chicken I paid 20$ for with the soup. I called back and spoke to the manager, ana. She said it would be taken care of and apologized and said it would be express, they had a ton of orders because of the rain. I said that I understood but I hope it wouldn’t be to late I had to be back at work at 4 am and had called in advance for my order on my way hone from work , from 4am today. She said she understood she too was on a 14 hr day. Now its 9pm at night I still have no food and when I called to cancel she told me if “I had just come to pick it up, it would have been sooner , I feel as if that was a complete RUDE cop out! I then explained if the 2nd time I had gotten my order had been right then none of this would had happen. I didn’t want the food any further because frankly I’ll have terrible heart burn at this point! Again she took a deep breath an answered rudely that when he got here if I wanted to return everything I could!
    All I can say is being in the service industry the 2nd time we messed up, I would refund cheerfully and without hesitation AND still make it right by giving my customer the product they ORIGINALLY wanted without any issue, why, because we don’t want to loose any customer and things like this don’t get 2nd chances. Every $ and bad word of mouth counts you want people to want to come back and if you make it wrong DON’T be rude like it’s the customers fault for being hungry after not eating all day and thinking a restaurant is going to be exactly what she needs!! The poor driver had no idea what was going on and he was nothing but kind, maybe they should switch jobs for a day.

  320. Colton Fultz 2016/11

    The pizza is 90% crust. The sauce and other toppings taste great. There’s just barely any on the pizza.

  321. John LeBlanc 2016/11

    We’ve eaten here in the past and had no problems. This past Friday 9/2 was different. The waitress ‘accidently’ (her words) paid for her pizza with my credit card. Needless to say we won’t be eating there again.

  322. Monaiya Gentry 2016/10

    Service was excellent and food was even more amazing!!!!! Would come back and recommend this place to others

  323. Forrest Carlton 2016/06

    This place has the absolute best desserts that you can really ask from delivery, and they are always QUICK as a whistle!! The customer service is wonderful, the phone guy is really attentive, and they really listen to special instructions. I couldn’t help but order 2 nights in a row, I will be back

  324. Kristin Daniels 2016/05

    Tonight was the last time we will be dining at Maldini’s-third strike and you’re out. I ordered a stromboli with only mozzarella and pineapple with a side of ranch and no marinara. Instead-FOR THE THIRD TIME-I got a stromboli with Ricotta cheese (disgusting-its why I ask for only mozzarella), pineapple and marinara sauce but no ranch. Despite confirming during check out so I didn’t have to dig through the bag, the order was wrong and tossed in the trash. I’ll make the trek to Broad Street to Vinny’s from now on. Disappointed I couldn’t stay closer to Forest Hill.

  325. Grover “Clay” McDonald 2016/04

    Great local Italian food. Awesome calzone!

  326. Xavier Eastham 2016/03

    I have dined here many times and will keep coming back! The pizza is amazing!

  327. Stephanie McNamara 2016/01

    Wonderful dinner, great ambiance, everything was delicious from the olive oil dip to the Veal Marsala. Next time I hope to save room for dessert.

  328. Lynda Clarke 2016/01

    I come to Maldini at least once a week. Best food and the service is awesome. Cassie is awesome love her customer service. Very attentive to fine details. Will always be a customer

  329. Tonic Jane 2014/12

    Chicken strips were okay. Lasagna was rubbery and bland, my guess is that it was frozen, thawed and possibly microwaved. Chicken part of chicken parm dish was tough. Dessert was pre-made straight out of the freezer. The bread was good, but at an Italian restaurant, the pasta should shine. Subpar food that was overpriced. We wanted to give this place a try but we won’t return. Chain restaurants have better food for the money. Service was slow – I hate being held hostage for my check. Finally we left cash on the table and walked out. Disappointed all around.

  330. Victoria MacLean 2014/11

    Beware!! The seafood is not fresh. Been here twice, never again. I became violently ill after the calamari. Food poisoning. The bread was undercooked and doughy even after sending first batch back. Lobster dish was inedible. There was so much mint it tasted like a large piece of chewing gum. Menu said nothing about mint in this dish.

  331. Resume Craig 2014/08

    Terrible Service and Bad Business Ethics! Steer Clear of this Place Not worth your time or money.

  332. Herb Foster 2014/06

    We have eaten here six or so times and have always found the food to be better than average. We used to live near-by but now have to travel about 40 minutes to get here. Have never found it too crowded and usually get a table promptly.

    The bread is homemade and has that wonderful yeast smell! The food has always been to our liking. Service has always been much better than average and relatively fast. Last night, I didn’t like my house wine and the server took it back without any hesitation or questioning and very graciously brought me a taste of another wine, which I liked. She then came back with a very full glass.

    I have read over a few of the reviews for Maldini’s and just shook my head. When I don’t like a restaurant, or get sub par service, I review it in a manner which doesn’t make me sound like a ranting, raving lunatic. And I certainly think you lose your credibility when you use foul language. When I read reviews such as those, I take them with a grain of salt. EVERY restaurant has it’s off moment, but “complaining” like a rational person will get you what you are paying for a lot faster than some of these reviewers probably realize. Maldini’s is a great little locally owned restaurant. If you haven’t tried it, you should.

  333. PegannB b 2014/05

    Been eating here for years. Tonight had terrible tasting sauce, tried to speak to manager. Waiters proceeded to harass my 68 year old mother. Told her she was trespassing. WE ARE PAYING customers! Criiticism is part of service to make things better. We have eaten here 2-3 times a month with no issues. WE WILL NO LONGER SPEND OUR DOLLARS HERE!!!!

  334. Ester Adelman 2014/03

    Best sicilian pizza in Richmond!

  335. J Kenney 2014/02

    Decent little Italian place. Never had a bad dish there. They can get busy during peak hours with carry out orders, so service may be slower during rush hours.

  336. Dan J 2013/05

    Upon arriving I waited for a while to be seated, but wasn’t The bar was empty so I sat there. As far as I could tell, they only had two people working in the dining room, which was about half full. It took a while, but I got a menu, and ordered. The bartender was friendly, but inattentive. His lack of help in servicing the restaurant clearly did not improve the experience though. I ordered the ravioli formaggio, cheese ravioli with a sage sauce. It’s stated clearly in the menu cheese ravioli (its under vegetarian dishes on the web site), I mean, formaggio is Italian for cheese, how can you go wrong. The bartender clearly stated to the cook what I wanted (I heard him say it) I got the Caesar salad. My salad was made promptly, but sat in the window for a full ten minutes. They brought bread, which helped, The salad was good, as was the bread. The Cheese ravioli ended up being meat though. The server apologized, and said it comes both ways (cheese and meat) this is not true to the menu, but unimportant. When he asked what I assume was the manager in the kitchen, it was met with a gruff response, that ended in my server saying he’d pay for the mistake, which he never really made. Whoever the thug who is who threatens servers into fearing for their jobs over a kitchen mistake needs to get a reality check and learn how to staff a restaurant, and how to treat their employees. The food is good, the method is good, they will fail if they keep with the current style.

  337. Jessica Hill 2013/03

    This was the best restaurant visit that I have ever had. This is the first time staying overnight in Richmond, VA and wanted some Italian food. After looking at the pics and menu online I decided this would be a nice place to go. The place was as cute as I had hoped and the plates looked just like they did online!! I was very impressed with the service as well as the taste of food. And if nothing could be better, they covered the bill!!!! What a great experience! Thanks Maldini’s for your Richmond hospitality.

  338. Nate Kurtz 2010/12

    Best Italian Food around… From the outside it looks schetch but walking inside is a different story. Great atmosphere, service and food.

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