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$10 - $36
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Steakhouse, American
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed June 18, 2020

Had a terrific business dinner here with a party of five. The atmosphere is contemporary but casual, with lots of great artwork all around. The menu is a bit limited, but it seemed like there was something for everyone. I had the filet mignon along...with their cheesecake for dessert--both were excellent. Very nice dining!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

Got to the restaurant with no reservation and got seated in the back room. I was impressed with the wine list (and the pricing). Ordered the eggplant fries that were delicious and it was downhill from there. My short ribs arrived and our server said...“these are very tender, enjoy”. Well they were hard, I should have known that when they bring you a steak knife to cut tender short ribs... My friend ordered the Brick Chicken and it was hard and dry like a brick. Yes, I could have sent it back but I didn’t (my bad). But when the server came to collect the dishes and 2/3 was left on it, she should have asked me was everything ok? It then took forever to get the check.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed December 3, 2019

Great Food, Great Atmosphere, Great Drinks by a career bar tender. The artwork on the wall is a bit dated, all for sale, but fits the vibe of the restaurant perfectly. I have never been disappointed here. A very hip place, and has the service...and quality of food to match.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

Four of us went for lunch and each had one drink. Service was good, but prices were on the high side. Our bill was $230 for four adults which was high since all of us only had one drink.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed looking at Tomas steel painted art while we dined. It is a good vibe bistro. Pastrami was a bit chewy but other than that tasty and nicely presented. Poke was best in class with nuts and other super foods along for the ride....Very nice meal stopMore

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Small, but interesting menu (prosciutto chicken is outstanding); excellent & friendly service; reasonably priced. Never disappointing.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

This was our first....and definitely not the last time...that we ate at Max's Bistro & Bar!! We had a 7:00 reservation. We were greeted by a friendly hostess who showed us to our table as soon as we arrived. The restaurant was very crowded which...was a good sign. Our waiter took our order and our food came in a short while. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. The entire waitstaff were very friendly and attentive. We definitely would recommend Max's Bistro for dinner.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Every time I have visited Max’s over the years, the food has been excellent. Don't miss the trio of fries, which includes sweet potato with jalapeno-Arugula aioli, truffle fries with fresh parmesan and eggplant fries with sriracha aioli. Whoever could say eggplant could be so...good! Burgers are handmade with quality beef. Overall pleasant experience.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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JJ W, Owner at Max's Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time for your review!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Always good ambiance and service. Love the menu and wine selection. Located in close to home. My favorite dish is always their scallops. Oh and the bread! Yum

Date of visit: November 2017
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JJ W, Owner at Max's Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you so much Kelley!

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Was in town on business and chose Max’s based upon the menu and reviews and they did not disappoint. Food was prepared deliciously and my server was helpful, pleasant, and attentive. Will definitely return on my next visit to Fresno.

Date of visit: August 2018
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JJ W, Owner at Max's Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you for your visit and kind words!

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Many American, micro brew and a few foreign. Not extensive.
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