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109 Jefferson Street, Savannah, GA
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Ranked #47 of 768 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $8 - $20
Sun 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Tapas
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: State St./Broughton St.
Description: Chef: James Parker, formerly of Garibaldi's.
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This has become one of our top 3 picks in Savannah for a dinner out. The service was thoughtful, prompt and conscientious, the food was excellently prepared and came paced to accommodate our wish to savor. Our first time here, we already felt we'd been in before and will certainly be back many more times. If you're a wine lover,... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I have a new favorite place for dinner in Savannah - Maxwell's! Quaint, small (40-50 people), white tablecloths, outstanding food, good service. I had salmon and my husband had the special, a 12 oz ribeye. Salmon - No fishy taste, but "blackened" with crispy bottom & moist flavorful taste. Ribeye had wonderful flavor - tender with delicious... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Amazing food, amazing serrvice Thank you Todd, Live music amazing dont kn ow her n ame but what an amazing voice would loved to have stayed longer but had to get the train back to Jersey.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I go here often for lunch. The price is amazingly affordable for what high value you receive. My number one favorite is their Cuban sandwich, exquisitely prepared every bite is savored. If asparagus is in season get that as well, I have tried to emulate the preparation method but Maxwell's always tastes so much better. A perfect site for a... More

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful meal tonight. we started with lemongrass martinis and the beef carpaccio. For our main course we had petite filet with crab cake and the stuffed tilapia.The food was excellent. The atmosphere was small and intimate.They had a singer who added just the right tunes to make it a special evening.Highly recommended. It is... More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Two couples enjoyed dinner at Maxwell's for the first time. With the intimate atmosphere of a small well-designed restaurant Maxwell's has great food (we had the grilled salmon and a ravioli special) and enjoyable music provided by Chuck on the saxophone. The owner makes you feel completely welcome, the bar is cozy, and the ambiance is great. If you are... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Scallops with fennel puree were excellent. Cocktails were out of this world. I came home and recreated a drink with jalapeño, Herradura tequila and Cointreau. It is awesome...try it. We had the misfortune of walking in 30 seconds after a bridal rehearsal party of eight had been seated. Normally, this could throw a small restaurant into a spin.....but our server... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We popped in to split a a few apps and sat at the bar. Kind, attentive bartender who served up tasty cocktails. The beef carpaccio was amazing as were the spring rolls. Very cute and cozy inside. Wonderful locale.

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Maxwell's is a small, homey kind of place. Our entrees were rack of lamb (good but not noteworthy) and a very good crab cake sitting atop a petite filet and covered with a garlic cream sauce. Skip the Caesar salad. Service was good and friendly....not particularly experienced but good nonetheless. Be aware that the kitchen is small so on busy... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My wife and I are often in Savannah and it was a real treat to find a real treasure that we had overlooked for so long. Maxwells is a small venue with a classic interior, tasteful decor, excellent and attentive service by knowledgeable staff, and absolutely excellent food prepared exactly to order and presented beautifully! We highly recommend maxwells as... More

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