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Max's Restaurant

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1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692 (James St.)
(650) 365-6297
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We have entered this place randomly aaand regretted it. Very bad chicken wings. Everything overpriced and not worth it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

So the two stars are for the French onion soup. It was fantastic. That's where the good ends. My mom order the soup and salad combo. She had requested the Ruben, expecting to get a Ruben. Instead she got a pastrami. Waitress said well they are almost the same thing. It's a understanding

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menlo park ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This part of the chain has a slower vibe than some of the other Max's, basically suburban-retired clientele, with some hungry commuters as this is a block from the CalTrain station. Menu derived from a classic NY deli has classic Reubens, pastrami or corned beef sandwiches, corned beef hash, meat loaf, roast chicken, matzoh ball soup, slaws, potato salads, etc.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Max's used to be one of our favorites, particularly the ones where the wait staff would sometimes sing a song (not this one in Redwood City). This time, not so much. The service was not up to par, and we waited for several minutes before we got a waitress, and then several more minutes before the bread showed up. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We were here with family and had so many menu choices. They accommodated 1 in our group with serving lunch at breakfast time. The prices are kind of steep, but for the quality and taste of the food it was well worth it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

I am here at Max's restaurant in Redwood City having breakfast with my Father and ordered some toast with my eggs and bacon. However the waiter told me that they no longer serve toast only biscuits. When I ask why he replied that they felt making toast was to much of an inconvenience for them and that by offering only... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Stopped by to get a burger, I was surprise to see how big is the burger was , it came with fries . Cooked to perfection , tasted great and best part very good price . Never go to fast place to get a burger , for couple extra dollar got a great meal. I would say they are perfect... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Needed a place to have lunch in a hurry. Sandwiches are very tasty and well made. Love the atmosphere and friendly staff! Only complaint is limited parking due to parking lot being shared with shopping center.

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Maxes restaurant has great food and great service, one of my favorite things about this restaurant is when you order something specific cooked a certain way they don't raise their eyebrows they just make whatever you want, this is very refreshing when your on a strict diet. Prices are reasonable and the workers are really nice, two thumbs up

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Foster City Ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have enjoyed meals at a number of the Max's locations in the Bay Area, but our experience at the one in Redwood City was less than stellar; we most probably will not return. Service was wanting - our waiter clearly had his thoughts somewhere other than on helping his customers. Our opinion of the food was undoubtedly colored a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692
    (James St.)
  • Public Transportation: Located in the Sequoia Station Plaza next to the Redwood City Caltrain station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: (650) 365-6297

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