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Maxim's Seafood Restaurant

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4616 El Cajon Blvd, Ste 1, San Diego, CA 92115-4426
619-584-2893
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average Chinese restaurant

Maxim's is an average Chinese family restaurant. It's not one of those Chinese buffet type restaurant but rather one where you sit and order off the menu. I went there with family last week and we ordered the set dinner for four. At $40, it's a good deal. We got crab & asparagus soup, pork ribs... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Maxim's is an average Chinese family restaurant. It's not one of those Chinese buffet type restaurant but rather one where you sit and order off the menu. I went there with family last week and we ordered the set dinner for four. At $40, it's a good deal. We got crab & asparagus soup, pork ribs in a sweet/savory sauce,... More 

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pattinam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I used to eat here regularly when I went to College at SDSU, and lived just a couple of miles away. I graduated in '92 left SD and never returned till work brought me back now. I was pleasantly surprised to find the old place still around and running. The food is excellent and just as I remember it, though... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Food and service is excellent, I walked in and the nice lady welcomed me and i felt right at home. I recommend the seafood crispy noodles. The Mongolian beef is to die for i loved and savor every bite. The lobster was delicious

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Mission Viejo, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

This is not the first time we eat in the restaurant. The first time we ate in the restaurant was in 2001. Our good-old friend introduced us to the place. Since then, we have been its regular customer whenever we go to San Diego. Why do we love and always go back to the restaurant? First reason because its foods... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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50 restaurant reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

The restaurant is in a small shopping plaza in an older part of town. It’s old with that 70s décor. We wouldn't go in if we didn't read about it on yelp. We decided to give it a try. The food was surprisingly good and authentic Chinese food. The Mongolian beef, the fish filet with vegetables in black bean sauce,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4616 El Cajon Blvd, Ste 1, San Diego, CA 92115-4426
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-584-2893

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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