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Pub, Gastropub
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521 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN 46360-3328
+1 219-872-4500
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 2
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food Delivered with a Smile

We had a business dinner and the wait staff was excellent. The prices seemed on the top end, but the quality more than made up for that.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul F
Michigan City, United States
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Michigan City, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a business dinner and the wait staff was excellent. The prices seemed on the top end, but the quality more than made up for that.

Thank Paul F
Valparaiso, Indiana
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a foodie. Period. No apologies! That said, tonight I had the very best steak I’ve ever had over the span of 60+ years dining in restaurants. Ruth’s Chris. Nope! MGM Grand in Vegas? Nope. Any steakhouse anywhere? Nope. Maxine’s. Yep! Unbelieveably good. = Had the 10 oz. Filet. $30.00 and worth every penny. The waiter, Kyle, asked if... More 

Thank AAC_63
great lakes
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice atmosphere. I've only had lunch there, seemed limited choices, but very tasteful and well presented.

Thank amethgr8
Fountain Hills
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Opinion hasn't changed. Always a great meal...especially the appetizers...and a different one at that. Service is excellent, and we don't mind paying the price of a quality meal and service.

1 Thank 25Jason
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Excellent food, atmosphere, and service. I will definitely eat there again when visiting the Lighthouse Outlet Mall! Reasonably priced also.

Thank Anne Marie H
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We arrived about 7:30 PM last Friday night. The place was barely half full. The atmosphere was quite nice, as were the wait staff who often were standing around waiting for something to do. He ordered the chicken sandwich with swiss cheese and chips and I ordered the fish tacos, no appetizers. We were served warm bread with butter which... More 

Thank Caroleenamaria
Bloomington IL
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

The dining room has a enchanting ambiance and the food is delicious! Piano could be heard playing in their bar and provided great background music. We started with the crab cakes and a glass of wine. I had the Grilled Salmon and hubs had Wiener Schnitzel, Maxine's staff was top notch. You don't receive service from only one staff, they... More 

Thank 40somethingngreat
Michigan City, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

OK I went with my mom she order the prime rib sandwich and I had the mushroom ravioli and the chocolate mousse ..the prim rib sandwich came covered in gravy which was a first but it tasted OK we don't think it was prime rib at all but more of a pot roast ..now the the mushroom ravioli left a... More 

Thank angiecici
Michigan City, Indiana
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We were here to celebrate our friend's birthday last night and the food was delicious! From the appetizers, salads, main course to dessert it was all superb! The wait staff at Maxine's is always the best around, friendly, professional and attentative! There is a fully stocked bar next to the dining room if you want to just stop by for... More 

Thank Sherie N
LaPorte, Indiana
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152 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Good food and a nice place to eat. A very pleaseant bar area for socializing and drinks. Friendly staff.

1 Thank Bill Y

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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: Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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