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Max's Wine Dive Denver

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#220 of 2,624 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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BRUNCH STARTERS
Crispy Deviled Eggs^
crispy fried egg whites with potato flakes, egg yolk filling with mayonnaise, mustard, house-made pickles, dill aioli. Add smoked salmon or crabmeat for an additional charge.
Beer Cheese Fondue
caramelized onion & jalapeño, pretzel bread
Smoked Salmon Board*
green onion-cream cheese spread, accoutrement, pretzel bread
Fresh Fruit Bowl^
honey-sweetened yogurt, seasonal fresh fruit, basil syrup
PB&J Monte Cristo Bites
peanut butter & grape jelly sandwich, fried in funnel cake batter, powdered sugar, maple syrup
Birthday Cake Waffles
yellow cake mix, birthday sprinkles, powdered sugar icing
Biscuit & Gravy
southern style biscuit, black pepper cream gravy. Add breakfast sausage or smoked ham for an additional cost
Seasonal Cheeseboard
three cheese styles, toasted sourdough, fresh fruit, house-made jam & nuts
6-Pepper Chili
venison, bison, bacon, beef, 6-chilies, dark chocolate, hand battered onion rings, cotija cheese, pickled jalapeño
BUILD YOUR OWN MIMOSA
you select the bottle of Champagne or sparkling wine of your choice & we'll provide the juice!
Argam 'Reserva' Cava | Spain
Dom Pérignon Vintage Brut | Champagne
Schramsberg Brut Rosé | California
La Brezza Prosecco | Italy
Prodige Blanc de Blancs | France
DRINKS
MAX's Mimosa
sparkling wine with your choice of orange or grapefruit juice
Bottomless Mimosas
sparkling wine with your choice of orange or grapefruit juice *two hour time limit
Berry Driver
house-infused berry vodka with orange juice
Spiked Iced Tea
house-infused tea vodka with lemonade
MAX's Bloody Mary
house-infused vodka, MAX'S bloody mary mix, jalapeño spice
Michelada
MAX'S bloody mary mix with ice cold mexican beer and chipotle spice
BEVERAGES
Lisa Still or Sparkling Water
Silver Canyon French Press
Iced Tea
Coca-Cola
Diet Coke
Sprite
Ginger Beer
FAMOUS SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN
We believe in fried chicken at MAX'S so we fry it 'slow & low', taking our time to ensure a perfectly crisp and juicy bird. During busier hours, please allow for a longer wait time so that we may keep making our fried chicken the same way that made it famous in the first place.
Fried Chicken
2-pieces jalapeño-buttermilk marinated fried chicken, home fries, collard greens, texas toast, chipotle honey or hot sauce upon request. Add 1 piece dark meat or 1 piece breast for an additional charge. Badass gluten friendly fried chicken also available.
BRUNCH
Mighty Greens Caesar Salad
romaine, spinach, arugula, caesar dressing, grana padano, sourdough croutons. Add chicken tenders or shrimp for an additional charge
Chicken & Champagne Cobb
fried chicken tenders, romaine lettuce, blue cheese, tomatoes, applewood-smoked bacon, hard-boiled egg, champagne vinaigrette. Can be made Gluten Friendly upon request
Max 'N Cheese
cavatappi pasta in provolone, gruyere, grano padano, and white cheddar cheese sauce with crispy breadcrumbs add truffle pieces & truffle oil, bacon & jalapeño, or fried chicken tenders for an additional charge
Shrimp & Grits
applewood-smoked bacon, scallions, parsley & jalapeño-cheddar grits in a spicy fennel butter broth, topped with a poached egg, grilled sourdough
The Fried Egg Sandwich*
sourdough bread, applewood-smoked bacon, MAX'S cheese blend, bibb lettuce, hothouse tomatoes, garlic aioli, house-made potato chips. Add truffle pieces & truffle oil for an additional charge
Signature Blend Cheeseburger *
all beef short rib, brisket & chuck patty, challah bun, garlic aioli, american cheese, bibb lettuce, hothouse tomato, red onion, pickles served with french fries. Add: fried egg | applewood-smoked bacon | pickled jalapeño for additional charge. Sub grass-fed bison burger for an additional charge
Fried Chicken & Waffle
jalapeño-buttermilk marinated chicken, belgium style waffle, maple syrup, powdered sugar
Breakfast Bowl*
home fries, MAX'S cheese blend, poached eggs, applewood-smoked bacon, avocado, scallion, hot sauce, texas toast
Chicken Fried Steak
black pepper cream gravy, two sunny side up eggs, home fries
Honey-Butter Chicken Benedict
two southern-style biscuits, honey butter, fried chicken, poached eggs, black pepper cream gravy, home fries
WINE DIVE SIDES
House or Caesar Salad
French Fries
Truffle Fries or Chips
Home Fries
Collard Greens
Jalapeño-Cheddar Grits
Breakfast Sausage
Applewood-Smoked Bacon
About
At MAX’s Wine Dive, we’re all about bringing “gourmet comfort food” to our guests alongside a constantly curated selection of wines from around the world, some of which cannot be found anywhere else, all served with a down-to-earth, rock-n-roll style. MAX’s Wine Dive is a restaurant and wine bar that’s fun, funky, eclectic and a complete juxtaposition that captures the qualities of a casual, industrial feel with a top-notch food and wine program. The menu consists of popular Wine Dive Classics and seasonal menu items that are common to all Wine Dive locations. And don’t forget the wine! Ignoring the typical mark-up you see at most restaurants, we offer quality wines at reasonable prices.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Table Service
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All reviews brunch fried chicken charcuterie prosciutto sandwich man candy happy hour comfort food pinot noir wine by the glass neighborhood gem fun atmosphere friday night love this place server hip tender
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

Delicious comfort food - Fried Chicken! Happy hour drinks were delicious and the service was excellent. Max's offers a cozy atmosphere in an updated historic building close to downtown but away from the crowds.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank suzanneleshea
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Southern style food in a relaxed feel environment. Very tasty with ample serving sizes. Amazing staff from the GM to the server. Will enjoy again in the near future!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MMIII_20
J L, Public Relations Manager at Max's Wine Dive Denver, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Our team works hard to ensure we deliver high quality experiences for guests. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us.Your feed back is invaluable and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed February 1, 2019

Love this place! Best fried chicken ever! The wines are delicious and service is good! the stuffed pepper appetizer is a must do!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kelly B
J L, Public Relations Manager at Max's Wine Dive Denver, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2019

We're happy to hear that we hit the mark and delivered on everything that we promised.Thank you for your feed back and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 13, 2019

I've gone here a few times and the happy hour is awesome! They have plenty of options for food that's all under $6. I recommend the spicy edamame and the pinot noir. You can't go wrong with the fried chicken - that's their specialty. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lauren L
J L, Public Relations Manager at Max's Wine Dive Denver, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words, Mrsbutterfield. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. Cheers, MAX's Wine Dive

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This place is a neighborhood gem in Denver. We have been on a mission to find good fried chicken in Denver over the past year and we have finally found it. Our three year old flipped over the small portion of the birthday cake pancake...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jbentonclark
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Sorry to pile on the other positive reviews but I have to say this place was very impressive. And yes it’s all true about the fried chicken. My wife and I were visiting Denver and she’s got a gluten allergy, so she was totally excited...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We shared a dinner here on a Thursday night, and it was very, very good. We shared a couple of orders of the signature fried chicken, and it was All That. Our server, Drewcilla, was wonderful also - attentive, warm, friendly, but not over-the-top. Really...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank KDUB7
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Went on Friday night. Fun atmosphere. Pretty busy, but found a high-top table quickly. Somewhat limited selection of Spanish and Italian wines, which are our favorites. Nonetheless, we ordered a bottle of Tempranillo. It was a little "young." Server brought us a decanter, which made...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Bruce W
J L, Public Relations Manager at Max's Wine Dive Denver, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hi Bruce, thank you for the review! We're glad to know our wine and food offerings left you happy and full!

Reviewed March 22, 2018

Casual setting, great location, terrific selections of wine by the glass or bottle. Our server was knowledgeable and fun. The food was yummy. The jalapeno chicken poppers and "man candy" are delish--went for happy hour and want to go back for dinner.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank SP_Denver
J L, Public Relations Manager at Max's Wine Dive Denver, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review. We appreciate the feedback. We hope to see you soon for Dinner. Chris David General Manager Max's Wine Dive cdavid@maxswinedive.com

Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Reasonably tasty — kind of a good but not great selection of wines. Kind of good but not great food —pretty good but not great service - just kind of in the middle

Date of visit: February 2017
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I'm guessing you can check their website for a menu with prices.
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