Maria's Italian Kitchen

The 8 Hour Braciole


Braciole is a traditional southern Italian comfort food. There is not another restaurant in Los Angeles who makes this dish.   First you trim, pound and cut tender steak, then smear fresh ground garlic, sprinkle fresh grated parmesan… Read More

Stuffed Full

Maria’s stuffing mix and cranberry recipe is sure to make your Thanksgiving feast the best! Our homemade stuffing mix is available during the Thanksgiving holiday season in all stores and is equivalent to 3 boxes of store stuffing…. Read More

Buffet All Day

Patriotic Buffet Table

How to Set Up a Catering Buffet Table Like a Pro: Select Your Table (6ft is the standard buffet table length and will be easy to find tablecloths for) Select Your Colors (in this video we used Red,… Read More

Trick or Treat?

Halloween Power Meal

Give them a treat and make it a complete meal! Don’t trick yourself into thinking that just a pizza will do the trick to keep your little monsters full this Halloween.           Spooky Treats for… Read More

There’s No Debate

Pick a side!

This is the Best Debate Party Viewing Meal… Sometimes during election season, things get a bit chaotic and people start picking sides. But Maria’s is here to bring both sides together over one delicious All-American meal.  We have… Read More

The Cleopatra That Everyone Wants

Cleopatra Salad with Chicken

  Here is the quick & refreshing recipe for Maria’s Cleopatra salad: Ingredients 1 Head Romain Lettuce (Chopped) 1/4 Cup Maria’s Homemade Balsamic Dressing 1/2 Cup Roma Tomatoes (Diced) 1/8 Cup Red Onions (Sliced) 1/4 Cup Feta Cheese… Read More

Maddy’s BBQ Menu Checklist


Maddy’s Fourth of July Barbecue Menu Checklist will put a spark in your Independence Day.

Put a Spark in your July 4th BBQ


Here is how Madelyn, owner of Maria’s, hosts her annual Fourth of July BBQ complete with a checklist and recipes.

On the Grill: Sausage & Peppers


Maria’s family recipe for Italian sausage, peppers, and onions is perfect for this Fourth of July BBQ! Purchase the homestyle sausages from our stores then grill them up at home for the perfect Independence Day celebration.

Charity in our Community

The MIK Team at Shane's Inspiration's Annual Walk & Roll. Shane's Inspiration is one of the many organizations that Maria's supports.

Maria’s donates and serves alongside of hundreds of organizations and causes every year. Our charity is a part of our mission to truly be your neighborhood restaurant.