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Max's Deli & Restaurant

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191 Skokie Valley Rd Ste A, Highland Park, IL 60035-4403
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Skokie, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had lunch there yesterday when we were seated at a table with a filthy slippery floor. My 91 year old father was lucky not to have slipped or fallen. When I asked if someone could clean the floor or change tables, the owner (JOEY) pulled out the chair across the table and told him to sit there! When I pressed... More 

Thank Bonnie M
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed lunch here before going to the Chicago Botanical Gardens. So, fortunately, we arrived before noon and just beat the crowds on a Friday. The hot pastrami and corned beef sandwiches were big and tasty. The claim is that the meat comes from a New York supplier. Both the food and atmosphere were authentic NY.

Thank Appelwords18
Skokie, Illinois
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111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at Max's for decades and always found the food to be between good and great. The service has always been between okay and good. So given that, why would I give them one star? It seems there are new owners/managers who feels that it is acceptable to scream and hurl insulting comments to staff and even to customers... More 

Thank Steve K
Chicago, Illinois
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171 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a great soup selection and many nice deli sandwich on the menu,the restaurant is very casual and a good value for the money!

Thank boopdboop
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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249 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought a Groupon to try this place, about a 25 minute drive from our home. We were greeted and seated promptly and water and a bread basket arrived quickly even though the restaurant was pretty busy. We both ordered sandwiches, each with a side of potato pancake - a lean pastrami for my wife and a corned beef/pastrami combo... More 

Thank Dedgehog
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Max's deli is everything a deli should be. Kosher pickles on the table during lunch for you to munch on. Breakfasts are great. Fantastic meeting place for friends and family. Hard to pick just one bakery item.

Thank ricki k
Litchfield Park, Arizona
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

We had the corned beef sandwich, lox and bagels and potato pancakes. It was the best ever. I will definitely come back next time I am in town. Service was great and the desert selection was amazing

Thank lanicopip
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Never had the same portioned CB sandwich twice. The chic m ball soup is just broth. No chicken, no veggies. Never seems to have enough help

Thank Stephen V
Deerfield, Illinois
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

A good deli is worth its weight in gold and this one is no exception. I really like this one and I like the taste of their corned beef. There are a few places in the area that put more cloves in than I would like but Max's does not. The sandwiches are good, the matzoh ball soup is delicious... More 

Thank RJK_Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Whether looking for breakfast food morning, afternoon or night, Max's is the place to go. Large portions of eggs and yummy potatoes...pancakes...bagels with lox and cream cheese... Great, friendly service. They can handle groups, large and small, and have a counter area if you prefer.

Thank Katie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Skokie Valley Rd Ste A, Highland Park, IL 60035-4403
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: 847-831-0600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?