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Maxine's Chicken & Waffles

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Indianapolis
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132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
(317) 423-3300
10:30 am - 8:30 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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Punta Gorda, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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61 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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61 reviews
18 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 

1 Thank Jessica O
Columbus, Ohio
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

When traveling, we go to local places to eat....I don't want something that I can get at home, I want to find something that stands out....like this great little place attached to a gas station....they made you feel welcome, brought you great food, and had you leave wanting more! The chicken with the waffles was white meat, breaded perfectly and... More 

Thank radze
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Soul food done right, although they cut out the pork - no bacon or pork products. We tried the corn bread (pancakes) - best I've ever had, trying to replicate at home, have to come back for continued tasting. Fried catfish as good as I've ever had (in Texas, there is some good fried catfish in Texas). Chicken wings and... More 

Thank dmitri k
Danvers, Illinois
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The fried greed tomatoes and chicken and waffles were awesome! We had blueberry, strawberry and sweet potato waffles, all 3 were great!

Thank Ginger R
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We truly enjoyed everything about our experience here! Sherry S was our waitress and took excellent care of us. She made you feel like you were dining at her home! So nice! The chicken and waffles were also to die for! Best diner worthy! Check it out if your in Indy!

Thank Amanda D

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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?