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454 St. Helen's Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
253.683.4115
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Mukilteo, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were looking for a quality, non-chain, intimate restaurant for a good dinner before attending a live performance. Maxwell's was recommended by a friend. I had the pot roast, which was great. Everybody was pleased. We made reservations on line. Would go back again.

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Olympia, WA
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102 reviews 102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We ate in the bar at happy hour. Waitress was attentive and friendly. Drinks arrived quickly. The food we ordered off the happy hour menu was fast and good--$4 per item. We had sliders (2 on a plate, BLTs, but it appears they change); fish tacos (salmon, good, but not very flavorful); beet salad (delicious); and, the best of the... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We chose Maxwell's for our family Christmas Dinner a few days before the holiday, and it turned out to be a wonderful choice! One of us is both gluten/dairy free; another is following the Paleo diet. Maxwell's staff caterers to each diner's needs, and still manages to present a wide variety of mouth watering choices for each course - really... More 

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Washington State
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Date night: indie film at The Grand Cinema, followed by jazz and dinner at Maxwell's. Fantastic. Excellent service by the friendly staff, nice wine list, inventive cocktails, excellent food. We'll go there again.

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Branson, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

When our daughter was attending college in Tacoma, her girlfriends took her there when she turned 21 all because she has the same last name! When our family made a trip to WA for her graduation, of course all of us Maxwells had to go. For a pub, it has atmosphere, excellent service, delicious food and great jazz ensemble.

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washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We traveled from out of town to spend the weekend with our Son and Daughter-in-law, the guys did guy things while us girls attended her baby shower. They had been talking for years about Maxwell's and wanted to share...so glad they did! It was a fantastic evening all around. Great service, amazing food...the Max+cheese and goat cheese were wonderful apps.... More 

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University Place
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Service was good. Atmosphere a little dark and was noisey. We were there for happy hour with some friends. Bar food was okay but nothing great. Not worth the drive for us and the parking was a problem. Probably will not go back.

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Tacoma, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We come here for special occasions and date night. Every time we are treated like VIP'S. The service is spectacular and the food is the BEST in town. Live music makes the night really special. We can't say enough about the Chef and the team who support his excellent cuisine.

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Fair Oaks, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I made reservations on line and within 2 hours received two call backs verifying reservation. I selected this site for a business meeting. It was perfect. Our server was very knowledgable without being condescending or intrusive. We ordered the blue cheese cake which seemed a little odd. It is actually a blue cheese cream cheese combination served with figs on... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This small, charming well appointed Restaurant and Bar in Downtown Tacoma is easy to overlook. Don't. In a nod to another time, Maxwell's steps back to a time where service and wonderful food blended together to give the diner a first class experience . The Bar and Restaurant have an open feel. The food is excellent and the service is... More 

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Additional Information about Maxwell's

Address: 454 St. Helen's Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone Number: 253.683.4115
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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