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American, Pub, Gastropub
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521 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-3328
+1 219-872-4500
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Long Beach, Indiana
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food is good and fair priced , staff is attentive and specials are available with flat bread specials . Good wines and local beers on tap. They have music on select nights and First Fridays.

1 Thank robertomci
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is very rare for me to actually go online and write a review but after our experience, I thought I should so others don't waste their money eating here. My mom, sisters and I needed a place to eat after picking up my sister from train and Maxine's was close by. It is one of the worst places I... More 

Thank Erin M
West Paducah, Kentucky
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a leisurely dinner at Maxines this week. It wasn't crowded, but we were welcomed and seated quickly. Cocktails came quickly and were well done. Server did a great job of telling us about specials, and gave us time to relax and look over the menu. After our salads (meh, just ordinary bag-o-lettuce type salads) she kindly asked if... More 

1 Thank Fred S
Larsen, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Michigan City staying at a B & B. The owner of the B & B suggested Maxine's for dinner. The downtown atmosphere and inside decorations along with great food is worth the visit.

Thank Jamnlee
Garden City Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, great food, excellent service and very reasonably priced. Close to lake. Highly recommend!

1 Thank Angela G
Michigan City, Indiana
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Maxine's is wonderful! This is a great place to go with friends or on date night. Lunches are fabulous. This is a very comfortable place to go for food or just drinks!

Thank SuzettePea
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Craft beers and homemade food.. try the wraps and firehouse.. lunch is always amazing... plus the owner brandy is a woot..

Thank Jaron K
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We were here as two couples, the menu is a little expensive but the food was delicious. The jazzy atmosphere was wonderful. Great for taking someone on a date. Would come back again!

Thank Cheryl K
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162 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Though we do not come to the Michigan City area very often, and then usually only to make a quick stop at the large Lighthouse Place Outlet Mall, eleven of us in our extended family decided this year to vacation on the Lake Michigan beaches. It was a good choice -- we had lots of fun -- but our trip... More 

Thank BigP
Chesterton, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on Wednesday for a quick drink and starter. It was early and only a few other diners were in the restaurant. Cocktails were generous and prepared perfectly. We decided to split the flatbread special which had ham, pineapple and mozzarella cheese. A perfect summer combination. Great service and interesting old building.

1 Thank Marie A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-872-4500

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