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Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx

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2601 East Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(954) 782-0606
Website
Today
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stellar food and magnificent service

We originally planned to go the Houston's on the Intracoastal nearby but when they told us the wait would be 1.5 to 2.5 hours (!) we decided enough is enough and called Café Maxx and learned that they would be able to accommodate our party of nine. It was expensive, yes, but a recent inheritance... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
PamelaFisk
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Pompano Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pompano Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We originally planned to go the Houston's on the Intracoastal nearby but when they told us the wait would be 1.5 to 2.5 hours (!) we decided enough is enough and called Café Maxx and learned that they would be able to accommodate our party of nine. It was expensive, yes, but a recent inheritance covered the bill handily and... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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234 reviews 234 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Cafe Maxx in Pompano is housed in what used to be a drug store at the end of a strip mall. But this place has been turning out wonderful meals for many, many years. On a recent visit, It was nice to see that its standards had not diminished in the least. All of our dishes (swordfish, snapper, steak) were... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our first time at this restaurant. Birthday surprise from my boyfriend. Excellent service. Everyone was polite. Waitress was very attentative. The food was delicious. A friend recommended it to my boyfriend. This is going to be our new spot. Only one thing, such a nice restaurant in a such a weird place.

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Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

celebrated a birthday with friends. We went Sunday for brunch. I had the eggs benedict and it was delicious. I have been thinking about when i will return. The bloody mary was pretty tasty as well.

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atlanta georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

From the moment entering the restaurant and noting the scratched up outdated appearance to the wood of the existing outside booth next to the waitress stand the evening does not measure up. In the crowded upscale Fort Lauderdale restaurant market Cafe Maxx did not earn another repeat visit, The service was very good. The ambiance was just ok as was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Each year me and my girlfriends travel to Pompano Beach and visit one of our favorite restaurants in Florida - Maxx's Cafe! We are always pleasantly greeted and remembered by Darrel at the door. On many occasions we sit at the bar with Ron, who is one of the best bartender's around. He makes our grey goose dirty, and cosmopolitan... More 

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New York City, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Came back to this hot spot because every time were in Fla. on vacation we stop here for a bite. We sat at the bar that seats around 8-10 people. Getting directly to the point: the food was good, but Bar Service sucked! The bartender did not have a personality - he was as dry and stale as the bread... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We've been coming to Pompano Beach for years and never made it to Cafe Maxx until last night. What a wonderful surprise. While on the pricier end of this area's eateries, it is well worth the money. A broad, eclectic menu offering a combination of tried and true items on it for years, with items that change daily, all of... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I recently went to Cafe Maxx for dinner with family. As advertised on their website, this restaurant serves high end food in a casual relaxed setting. Their menu changes with some frequency, although they have some fixed items. All of the food - from appetizers to dessert - was excellent. It is expensive ($50 for a steak expensive). The only... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

New Year's Eve is special so choosing Cafe Maxx to mark the occasion was an excellent choice. Having an early reservation meant we could relax and enjoy the quiet while drinking our favorite cocktails (all well made drinks here). We love their Caesar salad and really relished our entrees (hogfish for me and braised veal and spinach tortellini for my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2601 East Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pompano Beach
  • Phone Number: (954) 782-0606

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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