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Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS & FAVORITES
$11.0
Slice of Café Maxx Caviar Pie
with whole wheat toast points
$13.0
Crispy Brussel Sprouts
sweet chili sauce, Asian vegetables & baby greens
$20.0
Crispy Fried Veal Sweetbreads
pineapple teriyaki sauce, yellow pea shoots
per oz.5.95
Florida Jumbo Stone Crab Claws
with honey mustard & Key lime sauce
$16.0
Blackened Snapper Tacos
buttermilk ranch slaw, jack and corn-tomato salsa
$30.0
Hudson Valley Foie Gras
blackberry gastrique, spinach, red velvet berry cake
$17.0
Tuna Sashimi Pizza
wasabi cream cheese, sweet soy, caviar, scallion, spicy mayo
$17.0
Roasted Casino Style Oysters
pancetta, tomato-garlic butter, herb gremolata
$17.0
Steamed Manila Clams
corn, tomato, andouille, hominy & garlic butter toast
$18.0
Spinach & Crab Phyllo Purse
leeks & tarragon, sweet potato & carrot sauce
SOUP & SALADS
Add grilled chicken breast or 4 oz salmon for $12 / Add two colossal shrimp for $16
$12.0
Sweet Potato & Ginger-Carrot Bisque
with cashew nougat crumbles
$14.0
White Bean & Chilled Shrimp Vichyssoise
grilled radicchio, tomato
$11.0
Caesar Salad
Grated Reggiano, garlic croutons & shaved prosciutto
$14.0
Beefsteak Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella Salad
Basil, arugula, extra virgin oil and balsamic
$15.0
Asian Chicken Salad with Peanut Sauce
Sprouts, baby greens, sesame plum vinaigrette, orange & almonds
$15.0
Almond Crusted Goat Cheese Salad
Baby greens, Berry vinaigrette, Asparagus, berries, endive, candied almond
$14.0
Greek Salad
Artichokes, peppadews, cucumber, tomato, olives, feta and mixed greens
$15.0
Hearts of Palm Salad
Roasted mushroom, pistachios, Dijon vinaigrette, watercress- mix greens
PASTAS & SUCH
$13.0
$26.0
Duck & Smoked Mozzarella Raviolis
Sundried tomato & basil brown butter with parmesan
$22.0
$44.0
Café Maxx Colossal Shrimp Scampi with Feta & Avocado
Linguine pasta, pernod, fennel, garlic, tomato
$17.0
$34.0
Grilled Chicken Breast and Penne Pasta ala Vodka
Creamy basil marinara, green peas, mushroom & parmesan
$16.0
$32.0
Baked Jumbo Pasta Shells Bolognese
Basil ricotta, plum tomato marinara, parmesan thyme cream
LIGHTER FARE
$51.0
Grilled Petit Filet Mignon and Roasted Cauliflower
Sweet corn & cherry tomato Black Barley with goat cheese & almonds
$40.0
Sesame Grilled Faroe Salmon on Chinese Salad
Snow peas & sprouts, greens, sesame plum vinaigrette, oranges & almonds
$29.0
Today's Vegetable Platter with Tomato Basil Sauce
A selection of the chef's menu accompaniments
$32.0
Hudson Valley Duck Leg Confit Over Baby Green Salad
Berry vinaigrette, asparagus, berries, endives and candied almonds
$21.0
$42.0
Sashimi Platter du Jour with Sriracha-Honey Sticky Rice Truffles
Spinach & shitake mushrooms, asparagus, orange ponzu & radish
SEAFOOD
$41.0
Sweet Onion Crusted Snapper
Scallion Yukon mash, parisienne vegetables, Madeira butter sauce
$42.0
Balsamic-Pesto Seared Yellowfin Tuna
Lemon-caper remoulade, red & yellow Tomato Carpaccio
$44.0
Pan Roasted Colossal Sea Scallops with Cashew Crust
Yucca Fries, sweet potato & Carrot Coulis, grilled zucchini
$48.0
Sautéed New England Halibut with Lemon Confit & Basil
Spinach & mushroom Risotto, olives, extra virgin oil
$40.0
Grilled Ruby Red Trout with Heirloom Tomato Shrimp Scampi Sauce
Red rice pilaf, French beans and red cress
$42.0
Italian Cornmeal Seared Faroe Salmon with Roasted Golden & Ruby Beets
Mashed potatoes, red cress and citrus butter
$42.0
Asian Sesame & Peanut Seared Wahoo & Japanese Noodles
Cucumber, cilantro slaw, ponzu & ginger
$55.0
Seafood Linguine Pasta In Fresh Tomato Fra Diavolo Sauce
Jumbo shrimp & scallop, lobster & clams with white wine and basil
MEATS & POULTRY
$55.0
Mixed Berry Glazed Antelope Tenderloin with Crispy Onion Rings
Leek & brie risotto and grilled vegetables
$31.0
Southern Pan Fried Chicken Breast, Creole Buttermilk & Jalapeño Remoulade
Sweet potato steak fries, honey & cilantro-scallion slaw
$58.0
Three Peppercorn Crusted Filet Mignon with Cheese au Gratin Potato
Shallot butter, red wine sauce & steamed seasonal vegetables
$60.0
Grilled & Parmesan Crusted Crusted Lamb Chops with Cabernet Sauce
Roasted Sun chokes, heirloom carrot, vegetable medley Blend
$34.0
Buffalo Grilled Bell & Evan's ½ Chicken
Blue cheese mash, buttered carrots sticks celery radish salad
$42.0
Cabernet & Balsamic Glazed Duck Breasts
mushroom & farro risotto blend, parmesan & roasted vegetable medley
$65.0
Grilled Prime Rib Eye Steak
Cream corn-spinach, grilled vegetables and Russet steak fries
$41.0
Thai Sesame & Peanut Grilled Prime Pork Chop
Sweet chili & ginger brussel sprouts, sriracha-scallion aroncini
$50.0
Veal Tenderloin Française with Lemon Caper Butter & Crab
Sweet pea basmati rice pilaf and garlic broccolini
$45.0
Strawberry Orange Glazed Pheasant with Basmati Rice Pilaf
Roasted vegetable & spaghetti squash medley
UP COMING EVENT
Silver Oak Wine Dinner
When: March, 12th
Wine Tasting Old World Vs New World
When: March 27th
Steven Kent Wine Dinner
When: April 10th
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
FEATURES
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout, Private Dining
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful anniversary dinner while visiting Pompano Beach. Darrell and Oliver’s Cafe Maxx is fantastic, very innovative menu that is well executed. The wait staff is very attentive and experienced. My wife and I split a marcona crusted goat cheese salad , a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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CafeMaxx, Owner at Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the kind words, they always inspire us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is the total package. From wonderful food, fine service, and a pleasant setting, you can’t go wrong here.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BigoBoca
CafeMaxx, Owner at Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You so much for the kind words!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my wife's favorite place that we ate at the entire week we were down here. It was my second favorite (closely behind Blue Moon). We had an eclectic mix of plates on our table: Shashimi platter was excellent. The wasabi was had a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ShooterfromChambana
CafeMaxx, Owner at Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review! We hope to see you again on your next trip to our area. Darrel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Café Maxx with our family for St. Patrick's Day and each of us ordered something different. Everyone enjoyed their meal . The filet and lamb chops were excellent. The salmon excellent. Being part Irish I had the corned beef and cabbage which was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Fussytraveler440
CafeMaxx, Owner at Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words! We look forward to being able to serve you again.

Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Very good food, great selections on the menu. The service is excellent, with the owners present all the time.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

We never miss a visit to this gourmet establishment whenever we are in the area. We have been dining here over 25 years and have never been disappointed. It is my families top favorite. Sometimes we even go twice. Yes, it is that good. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amadeusny
CafeMaxx, Owner at Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Thank you so very much for the kind words! They will be passed along to the staff at large. You keep us motivated to continue to work hard.

Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Was visiting FL and went for dinner to Cafe Maxx with a few colleagues. It was a great evening. The restaurant has been around since 1984. Our server in fact has been with the restaurant since 1991 and the chef is part owner and has...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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CafeMaxx, Owner at Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

Thank you for the kind words. They are very much appreciated. Regards; Darrel

Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Had an 80th Birthday for my father Saturday night. Started by passing appetizers of shrimp, pot stickers, and other great items. The wine list is extensive with both Chalk Hill and Firestone. I had the swordfish which was perfect. The lamb chops were superb and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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CafeMaxx, Owner at Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thank you so much for the kind words!!!

Reviewed February 10, 2019

A delightful evening can be had a Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx. Owned by restaurant manager, Darrel Broek, and chef, Oliver Saucy, the restaurant was formerly part of the Dennis Maxx restaurants. The menu changes daily with sustainably sourced and local ingredients. Try the Crispy...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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CafeMaxx, Owner at Darrel & Oliver's Cafe Maxx, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thank you for the kind words

Reviewed December 11, 2018

Couldn't be happier with the dinner and the service. Invited a few friends out for an early holiday dinner, and Cafe Maxx did not disappoint. Started out with Brussel Sprouts that were to die for and split salads that were prepared perfectly. We each had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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