Mama Carolla’s Old Italian Restaurant

Mama Carolla's setting is unique as it is an old 1920 stucco house. Our food is homemade and made to order, so everyone can find something they enjoy.

Additional Menu Options: Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Family Friendly

Mama Carolla’s Old Italian Restaurant



Mama Carolla's Old Italian Restaurant

1031 E 54th Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46220

(317) 259-9412

Tuesday through Saturday

5pm – 9:30pm

We accept a limited amount of reservations throught the week. Majority of our seating is first come first serve.

We have free parking at our sister restaurant Good Morning Mama's which is located next door. There is a pay parking lot behind us as well.

Mama Carolla’s Old Italian Restaurant

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1031 E 54th Street

   Dinner For Two!!!!

$40.00 includes Antipasti, Two Salads and Two Entrees!!

(V) Vegetarian



Fried Ravioli  (V)

Eight fried cheese ravioli with marinara sauce for dipping

Fried Calamari

Seasoned rings served with pesto aioli for dipping

Bruschetta for 2  (V)

Italian bread grilled and topped with a marinated tomato relish and smoked mozzarella cheese

Shrimp Cocktail

Large Shrimp with a spicy horseradish cocktail sauce.

Spicy Meatballs

(Back by Popular demand)

100% ground beef mini meatballs mixed with a variety of dried and fresh peppers in a spicy marinara served over a creme fraiche.



     Balsamic Vinaigrette or Creamy Italian

       Served over mixed greens with tomato, mozzarella and carrots



Chicken Piccata

Boneless breasts of chicken marinated in lemon, olive oil, garlic and sauced with capers and fresh herbs

Shrimp Scampi 

Large shrimp sizzled in lemon, butter, garlic and fresh Italian parsley

Pomodora  (V)

Fresh tomatoes, oil, garlic and basil

Spaghetti alla Bolognese

Ground beef cooked with red wine, garlic and herbs served in tomato cream sauce over spaghetti pasta

Chicken Rigatoni

Sautéed chicken strips with pancetta, spinach, garlic, crushed red pepper and Romano cheese in a spicy white wine sauce

Alfredo  (V)

Fettuccine with sweet cream, parmesan cheese and parsley

Wild Mushrooms & Truffles

Delicious roasted wild mushroom ravioli topped with sauteed spinach, dressed in a truffle cream sauce.

                            Mediterranean Pasta (Available vegetarian)

Rigatoni with chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, pine nuts spinach and feta cheese in a garlic oil sauce