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Osteria by Fabio Viviani - Carmel

4.3
4.3
164 reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Nestled next to Market District, Osteria is a rustically refined eatery by celebrity chef, hospitality developer and TV personality Fabio Viviani. This signature venue offers seasonally inspired dishes, including elevated takes on his favorite comfort foods, as well as local craft drafts and cocktails. Osteria features house-made pastas, Neapolitan-style pizzas, barrel select bourbons, and an extensive wine list.

Welcomed by a passionate, knowledgeable hospitality team, guests enjoy this unique elegant, yet approachable restaurant created by combining several sitting options, from comfortable booths and casual bar seating to a covered outdoor patio.

Osteria by Fabio Viviani is perfect for all occasions, from intimate date nights to large dinners with family and friends. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 36 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of Operation

    Seating Times Tue–Sat 11:00 am–8:30 pm Brunch Sun 11:00 am–2:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (317) 689-6330

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

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What 164 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. TS

    ThomasS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Week day evening before snow storm. Our booth was quiet. Service and Food were great. Even though it is under the same roof as grocery store, don't let that fool you. It is separate and the atmosphere is that of a nice restaurant. Not loud.
  2. M

    Maddy80

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    The server acted like it was his first night. There wasn’t hardly anyone in the place yet it took forever to get our cocktail and dinner. My chicken piccata was so bad, I didn’t eat it. Atmosphere feels like a cafeteria.
  3. JB

    JeannieB

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent food and fabulous service. Would highly recommend!
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sat in the bar and our server/Bartender was awesome. Food a was Caesar salad; pizza and my wife had the pasta dish with meatballs; out of this world !!!
  5. M

    Murph

    Indiana

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 15 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was excellent. Service and food were great
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Everything we tried was delicious. Service was amazing… should I say more?
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Naples

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 January 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We walked into the restaurant for our reservation and the hostess immediately without even greeting us said they weren’t sitting anyone at the moment. I told her we had a reservation and she said with an attitude it doesn’t matter we can’t sit anyone. I asked her how long it would be and she couldn’t get me an answer. I understand being short staffed but you could have closed reservations on this app. I wasted my time and gas driving all the way there. The hostess didn’t have to be rude about it either. Don’t think I will be returning.
  8. 4

    4dafoodsnob

    Indiana

    61 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on 14 January 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    It was quite a wait because the servers were understaffed, but the assistant manager handled it all extremely well despite the visible stress. She was very calm and polite in accommodating a very busy waiting area on a Friday night. The food was very good and along with the service our wait became a non event.
  9. LW

    LaurenW

    Indiana

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall3food5service1ambience5
    Food was great! Service was not good. Finally stopped and asked a waiter to grab waters for the table after 25 minutes of being seated. They sat far too many parties for how few servers they had.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Great service and wine. The food was a bit too salty. Needs more food options like risotto, gluten-free and vegetarian dishes.
  11. s

    sbind

    Indiana

    76 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    76 reviews

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Second time visiting, excellent service. We shared a Caesar Salad which was enormous. Biggest croutons I have ever seen. I had the Cioppino, excellent but a touch spicier than I thought it might be. Plenty of seafood and delightful broth. My wife had the Salmon the first time we visited and said it was one of the best she had ever had. She chose it again this time, but this time, it was a little overcooked to her liking and said the quality was not as good. Great restaurant, good service. We will definitely be back as it is now one of our Go To restaurants for a good meal.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very good service by Noah!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server was outstanding!!! The food was excellent. The drinks weren't super good. I was disappointed that the gnocchi was no longer on the menu.
  14. AB

    AnnetteB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 January 2023

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Entertained clients for lunch and the atmosphere was great for conversation. Food comments received were good from all.
  15. MB

    MarkB

    Indiana

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 January 2023

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    We enjoyed the food and the host accommodated our table request
  16. B

    Blackfam5

    Philadelphia

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 1 January 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    First timer. Staff was awesome & knowledgeable. Menu was small but it had many options that I am interested in trying. Will definitely be back.
  17. SG

    SusanG

    Indiana

    40 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on 28 December 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience4
    This is my second visit to Osteria, and I was hoping for a better experience this time at lunch, but it didn’t happen. While the ambiance is nice, and our server efficient and courteous, my salad was mediocre at best.
  18. s

    sylviag

    Indiana

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 27 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I love the pizza. I started with a delicious cocktail the wandering chauffeur. We sat in the bat and enjoyed the experience
  19. AS

    ASCarmel

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Highly recommend the bruschetta appetizer. Excellent taste and quality for the luncheon entrees.
  20. AC

    AmyC

    Indiana

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 22 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Locally Sourced lamb shank was to die for! We started with a charcuterie plate and the meatballs. Both were lovely to look at and better to devour! Others had the truffle fries, salmon, pasta, steak and all was devoured! The pistachio cake and the ricotta cheesecake were so good - my brother remarked that their pastry chef was better than a lot of the places he has eaten in NYC. Highly recommended!
  21. t

    travel2eat

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 18 December 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience3
    Food was excellent when it got served. Service was s. l. o. w. Felt like they had to let the ice freeze before serving drinks.
  22. AC

    ArtC

    Indiana

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 17 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We ate in the bar area which was quiet and cozy. Had a pizza, salads and drinks. All very good.
  23. s

    sbind

    Indiana

    76 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    76 reviews

    Dined on 17 December 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    Had to wait about 15 minutes before anyone came to our table. No water, nothing. But, when our server finally came to us, he was very good and the food was excellent. We will definitely return sometime. Maybe it was just bad luck having to wait.
  24. C

    Chris

    Indiana

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    Was severely understaffed. After being there a half an hour, only part of our table had even received water. Waiter forgot to put in our appetizer order. Two people in our party never received the alcoholic drinks that they ordered. We were there an hour before the waiter took our dinner order. Two out of the six of us received Luke warm food. The chicken piccata that I ordered was over cooked and very dry. Everyone else said their food tasted ok, but not great. I was very disappointed overall.
  25. TG

    TerriG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was the first visit since their opening and I was very pleased all around.
  26. JH

    JohnH

    Indiana

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sat at a high top table in the bar. Michelle waited on us. She was great. Drinks were great. Food was great. We’ll be back!
  27. JT

    JohnTaff

    Indiana

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 December 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    On a Saturday night at 7 when it takes 10 minutes for your table to be approached and the restaurant is out of water glasses and short on spoons what would you think?
  28. RW

    RobertW

    Washington DC

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We returned this evening for the delicious food and great service provided by Joey!
  29. GF

    GFNMD

    Chicago

    83 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    83 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent cocktails/wines and food - martinis (vodka & gin), glasses of white wine options, caesar salad pizza (arugula/prosciutto), ragu & meatball pastas. Split some of the dishes without any problems. Service was friendly, attentive and professional. Appreciated the chef visiting our table twice to check on how our dinners were. Service by Joey C. was outstanding.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We enjoyed a lovely Friday dinner here and appreciated delicious Italian dishes in the casual setting. The Frutti Di Mare was full of mussels, shrimp, and squid with perfectly al dente squid ink pasta. Fabio is known for his meatballs and the Pasta Polpetti delivered with an intricate balance of Parmesan and Ricotta. The Pasta Alla Boscaiola absolutely stole the evening with its amazing Parmesan cream sauce and perfect al dente pasta. Don’t pass on the cast iron focaccia appetizer — it complemented our meal wonderfully.
  31. RW

    RobertW

    Washington DC

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Joey was an excellent server!
  32. B

    Beaver

    Indiana

    67 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    67 reviews

    Dined on 9 December 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    The food was excellent, and our server was very good. The menu is somewhat limited, particularly on pasta dishes which was a surprise given that it's an Italian restaurant. Also, I would give it a higher overall rating but for two things lacking that I expect from a good Italian restaurant. One, no bread is served, and the menu offered none. I had a pasta dish with a cream sauce and would have liked to have bread to dip in it. Two, Caesar salad is not offered as a side. The one on the menu is entree size and priced as such.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 December 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience1
    The hostess was very rude. Booth wasn’t available we were told, yet when we left over an hour later there were 4-5 booths still open. There was zero attempt to accommodate our wish. Service was very slow and waitress kept forgetting things. Reservation comments included that we were celebrating a birthday, but there was zero mention of that throughout the entire experience and certainly no special attention was given. We will never come back.
  34. LK

    LindaK

    Western NC

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 8 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I loved the chicken piccata. Also, quiet enough at lunch to have a conversation.
  35. JS

    JulieS

    Indiana

    78 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    78 reviews

    Dined on 3 December 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    The food was excellent!l All 4 of us loved our meals. Amongst us, we had the Osteria pizza, roasted salmon, paste e polpetti, and fruitti de mare. All were cooked perfect, good sized portions and delicious. We were seated at a table in the middle of the restaurant, which was a little loud. I’ve sat in a booth before and recommend that if possible. We had a newer waitress who was still learning and a little unsure of things, but she gave it her best. We ordered drinks and waited over 20 minutes for them to arrive. When they did, 3 of the 4 beers ordered were flat. Upon pointing it out, our waitress replaced them with a different beer we selected. Overall a good meal albeit with somewhat slow and imperfect service.
  36. b

    brucem

    Indiana

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on 1 December 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Food is very good. My favorite pizza, and other entrees good as well. The staff needs more training for a place that’s trying to be upscale, but they try!
  37. WD

    WillD

    Indiana

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 29 November 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    great menu and food was very good. nice atmosphere. Will be back.
  38. NB

    NerissaB

    Indiana

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 26 November 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was pleasantly surprised at the service and food offerings. Had the new york strip steak and smashed crisp potatoes, brussel sprouts for apps and my family had a few of the pasta dishes. It was all flavorful. Service was excellent and food came out quickly. Noah, our server, was attentive and great. Ended with pistachio cake which was divine! Didn’t last a few minutes because we gobbled it up.
  39. JS

    JeffS

    Indiana

    81 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    81 reviews

    Dined on 26 November 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    I know that garlic is quite important in Italian cooking, BUT I believe it is overused in the sauces here. We ordered the Meatball appetizer. I had so many slices of fresh garlic, that it overpowered the tomato sauce. This was our second visit and not sure if we'll be back. The service was awesome. Michelle on this visit and Anthony on our first visit. I am very disappointed in the food.
  40. DT

    DennisT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 November 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Everything was awesome server was outstanding, very impressed that both the chef and mgr stopped by to check on us Will be back

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Osteria by Fabio Viviani - Carmel is rated 4.3 stars by 164 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 36 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

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Google Map for Osteria by Fabio Viviani - Carmel

11505 N Illinois St, Carmel, IN 46032-3137

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    116th St and Illinois St

  • Area

    Carmel / Westfield

  • Hours of Operation

    Seating Times Tue–Sat 11:00 am–8:30 pm Brunch Sun 11:00 am–2:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Dog Friendly, Indoor Fireplace

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