We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Max's Deli & Restaurant

Is this your business?
191 Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-4403
+1 847-831-0600
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“corned beef” (23 reviews)
“cabbage soup” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
191 Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-4403
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (173)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a local place to eat after a day at Chicago Botanic Garden. This place was a good call. The restaurant is a little dated and the seating is close but that is what gives this place it’s charm....More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Solid deli experience. A buddy and I needed to get a quick bite and stopped knowing nothing about the place. Friendly, competent, attentive server and busser. A dish of tasty sour deli pickle slices and bread service (soft rolls and garlic? Matzo.) Real butter. My...More

Thank David V
Reviewed November 11, 2017

I've been here a few times and always have had a great meal. I always get the open faced Reuben sandwich. Last meal I had I ordered the Beef Barley soup to go with my lunch and was not impressed. Soup was really bland and...More

Thank Travel574
Reviewed November 9, 2017

the place is old and warn out it need a make over but who has $250 to remodel the service is alway good the food is alway great stop by and your in the 1980s

Thank elliot m
Reviewed November 8, 2017

nice restaurant clean, good service and good food and very good deli. we each had chicken kreplach soup and 1/2 corned beef sandwich and our friend had the vegetable beef soup and1/2 a chopped liver sandwich. the portions were large, flavorful and the food presented...More

Thank rblumen1
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Two of us for dinner before a movie. Kathleen greeted us, seated us and waited on us. Excellent service. The deli was half a corned beef sandwich. Plentiful and delicious, The breakfast was a veggie omellette. Excellent as well.

1  Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Normally I’m a big fan of Reuben sandwiches but this one was one of the worst I’ve ever had. Bad bread, and left a bad aftertaste. Not going back.

1  Thank Ed B
Reviewed August 30, 2017

I haven't been to a lot of delis so I can't compare Max's to any other deli. My husband and I enjoyed our meals here and he's vegetarian! We had enough food to bring home leftovers. The cabbage soup and noodle kugel were like nostalgic...More

Thank MrsKeebler
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Max's Deli and Restaurant in Highland Park has a reputation for serving the best bagels and corned beef in the area. I'm not going to argue the point. Bagels with cream cheese isn't my thing. I'm not an expert on corned beef, either, but Max's...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed August 19, 2017

I grew up going to the famous Canter's deli in LA with my grandfather. Ever since, every deli is compared to it. Sorry but Max's just doesn't meet the mark. I do love their cabbage soup. It is the perfect sweet and sour combo. The...More

1  Thank Hpmicks
Nearby HotelsSee all Highland Park Hotels
Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook
111 reviews
.25 miles away
Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel
599 reviews
1.67 miles away
Red Roof Inn Chicago - Northbrook / Deerfield
198 reviews
1.68 miles away
Residence Inn Chicago Deerfield
133 reviews
1.91 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Francesco's Hole In The Wall
199 reviews
.65 miles away
Garden View Cafe
77 reviews
.90 miles away
Mizrahi Grill
69 reviews
.02 miles away
Di Pescara
198 reviews
.73 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Chicago Botanic Garden
999 reviews
.89 miles away
Rosewood Beach
58 reviews
1.80 miles away
The Deerfield Historic Village
10 reviews
2.01 miles away
The Art of Beer
6 reviews
3.19 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Max's Deli & Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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, Highland Park, IL 60035-4403
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-831-0600
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing