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521 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN 46360-3328
+1 219-872-4500
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice find downtown

Stopped in for dinner here on a week night. I had the gnocchi with chicken breast, which was quite tasty. The portion size was very generous. The rest of my dinner party had the petite filet which they enjoyed as well. So give Maxine's a try if your downtown or near the outlet mall.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2014
Just_A_Bubba_1960
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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SKOKIE
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160 reviews 160 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The beautiful decor does not make up for the average food we had here on New Year's Eve. Hubby and I both had the weiner schnitzel. The breading on the pork was soggy and barely edible. The spaetzel side was skimpy but the red cabbage was excellent. I was not a fan of the salad with nothing in it...no tomatoes,... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We ate at Maxines for the first time a couple weeks ago, and were very impressed. They have a wide range of entrees, and very affordable prices. My husband and I needed food that was on our diet and they were happy to do what we asked. The atmosphere is comfortable and cozy. We will definitely go back soon!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a restaurant I have been to many times as I am a local patron and because there aren't that many options in our small town. Their menu choices for vegetarians are limited so I tend to get the vegetarian polenta dish. It has always been an acceptable go-to dish. Last night however, after dinner and in the middle... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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152 reviews 152 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Stopped in for dinner here on a week night. I had the gnocchi with chicken breast, which was quite tasty. The portion size was very generous. The rest of my dinner party had the petite filet which they enjoyed as well. So give Maxine's a try if your downtown or near the outlet mall.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Maxines is a block or two away from the outlet mall. We stopped by for an early dinner and found the place almost empty. The waitress was a bit flustered -- it was her first day -- but put forth a great effort and got the orders correct. Portions were nicely sized. Service was prompt and attentive. Definitely worth a... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

A very diverse menu, reasonably priced, great wine selection. The servers and bartenders are very well educated on their menu. The atmosphere is quaint. Always a fun time. I'll be back!

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Skokie, IL
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70 reviews 70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We took the South Shore Rail to Michigan City and were walking to the Light House Mall. We walked into Maxine's and were rather skeptical because the place was empty and it was about 12:45. We sat down ordered and thought that the food was great and reasonably prices. The restaurant I might add had three more tables filled by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Awesome Ambiance and great service. Food was fantastic! We found it quite enjoyable on our two day getaway...

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No City
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We happened upon this restaurant while on our way to Blue Chip Casino. Walked in on a Friday evening and despite not having reservations, we were able to be seated. We had the Chicken Satay as an appetizer and it was delicious. I had the Firehouse Chicken sandwich and it was wonderful. Chicken with pepper jack cheese and jalapeno jelly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Cesar's. Salad with fresh grated Parmesan cheese. Diane the owner was a great hostess. She was the friendly and so personable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 521 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN 46360-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-872-4500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?