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1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692
(650) 365-6297
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Ranked #78 of 240 Restaurants in Redwood City
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Mon 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: James St.
Transit: Located in the Sequoia Station Plaza next to the Redwood City Caltrain station.
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English first
Redwood City, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Celebrated my sister's birthday here - a party of seven, we made a reservations and were seated at a large booth in the back, upon arrival. Max's has a large menu with all kinds of delicious appetizers, salads, main courses and DESSERT! After a round of cocktails - the lemon drops were fabulous, we ordered dinner. This time I had... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

One of those places that was on my way and decided to stop and try. Looks old and the food is ok. Not going back.

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san diego
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168 reviews 168 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My parents and I stopped in for a late lunch. Not knowing Redwood City, they had been here before with my aunt who is in a care home. Interesting place. I mean, it was late afternoon, and just looking at the set up, I'm sure it gets crowded, especially the bar area. We were given a booth towards the back.... More 

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96 reviews 96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

So I had a dinner party of 10 and someone ......wanted to go to Maxs so ....not wanting to rock the boat we went for dinner . They seated us and took a drink order.....brought some water ....and that was the last time we ever say a wait person After about 30 of chatting we reliezed that they never even... More 

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San Francisco
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

I hate writing this, because the food is good and fir the bay area very reasonable, but I have had the worst and rudest service from the male staff at this restaurant, and they all drip with offensive cologne which is ridiculous for A place where you are supposed to be able to taste the food. There are two nice... More 

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Lodi, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I wandered in about 3:30 PM, immediately greeting and shown to a table. It has been a few years since I have been to a Max's so it took some time to read the menu and our waitress was very professional offering to help us with the menu. I ordered a patty melt. One of the best... More 

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San Carlos, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Terrific salads - the best! Steaks are really good. Servers are great. Sandwiches are huge! Desserts are beyond delicious and rich.

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Redwood City, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I have wondered why the ratings of this restaurant is quite low because I had had quite good experience going to other branches as early as 14 years ago. Today I had a very horrible experience dealing with a waiter and a host from the Redwood City branch. There is a very large prominent banner on the El Camino Real... More 

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San Carlos, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I returned to Max's at the suggestion of a friend who wanted to get together for dinner because the location was convenient. Previously, I had stayed away for five years after receiving such abominable service that my kids were in tears and we told them we wouldn't pay for the meal. Five years later, the service is still just as... More 

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Palo Alto
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Max's has been a favorite for years, but the menu (particularly the appetizer section) has been getting smaller, even with their occasional fresh food specials. My spouse likes their salads and I like their pastrami sandwiches, but I miss some of the appetizers. Unlike the Max's in Palo Alto and in Burlingame, which occasionally have the wait staff providing vocal... More 

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Additional Information about Max's Restaurant

Address: 1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692
Phone Number: (650) 365-6297
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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