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Maxine's Chicken & Waffles

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Downtown Indianapolis
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132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
(317) 423-3300
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Fri 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 am
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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138 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was driving by and Chicken and Waffles so I thought I would stop in Friendly readers on ice and correct the first time catfish fillets dinner is very good I suggest to stop by

Thank Joshua D
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been eating at Maxine's for years, since they opened their doors. Don't be fooled because it's attached to a gas station/convenience store. Great southern-style food, including all the sides. (Yams, corn and house potatoes are my favorites.) Love the Chicken & Waffles; huge wings are always juicy and tasty. My one complaint, if I had to state one, would be... More 

Thank IndyAndyZ
Lafayette, Indiana
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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first couple times Maxines was fantastic I had no complaints. But the last 2 or 3 visits has been inconsistent. Thr Chicken taste plain and under seasoned. The same goes for service its very hit or miss. The service isnt bad but the waitress are out numbered.

Thank Dustin A
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quarter of the dining area had black plastic on the floor with buckets to catch water from the leaking ceiling (it was raining periodically). The floor was concrete (you could tell tile had previously been layed on it and since removed) and was very slick to walk...but not slick because of water being tracked in, slick almost like a... More 

Thank Somer N
Punta Gorda, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Very good. Sherry was our waitress and very attentive . I would go back. The chicken , catfish and fried green tomatoes were excellent.

Thank ppallikan
Gainesville, Georgia
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60 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is known for there chicken and waffles is a culmination of the recipes, ideals and thoughts from their family tree. They are said to be known for their taste of love in every bite and the food made from fresh ingredients at an affordable price and generous servings. However how can you run out of grilled chicken wing... More 

Thank TheExperienceX
Northern Illinois
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had been to Waffles and Chicken in LA, so we kind of knew what to expect. Actually, the chicken is not as greasy as the place we had been before. The atmosphere was a little noisy because the restaurant was full at 2:30 in the afternoon...can you believe it. There are high ceilings, and it made it a little... More 

Thank Funseeker91
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Ordered a BLT and house potatos. The server bought out a bacon sandwish. Then I ordered a Combo Platter with White fish and it came out with Catfish. I ordered a order of fried corn bread and never recieved them at all. The house potatos tasted very old and dry. Server never came around to refill our drinks. This was... More 

Thank Kevin G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We were truly not as happy as we thought we were going to be. The food is as on the menu, no substitutions. Our waitress was not very helpful, and anything extra epically the peach butter is extra. The good side we finally got some cornbread with the peach butter when we were leaving and it was Great! The fish... More 

Thank tequias B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Coworker and I went for dinner around 6pm. I had the sampler platter (I'm pregnant and wanted different things) ands he had the Waffle sandwiches. He enjoyed the sandwiches. On my sampler, the fried green tomatoes were a yellow color and smelled bad. The catfish strips tasted a little fishy. However the chicken strips & wings were delicious! The main... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: (317) 423-3300

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