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Max's Brick Oven

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112 Market House Sq, Paducah, KY 42001-0788
+1 270-575-3473
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Max's was recommended and we really enjoyed it. I had the tuna, seared, medium rare. We had a few requests and the waiter was accommodating. Salads were fresh, dinner was served as soon as we we were finished with the salads. Creme brulé was our dessert. We enjoyed it all.

Thank Jerry F
Bradford, Tennessee
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an early dinner here and loved it. The food was good and the server was great. Downtown Paducah is so fun and typically not too crowded.

Thank denisacate
Paducah, Kentucky
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience was excellent! The staff was very courteous and attentive. The variety of items on the menu was not extensive, but excellent variety. Enjoyed my meal.

Thank TravelerGirl4271
Paducah, Kentucky
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here just a few evenings ago. Like many of downtown eateries, the location's great and the atmosphere is cool. I really enjoyed the fleur de lis theme throughout and the rustic brick walls. Service was about average. But the food was VERY good! It is, however, a tad on the pricey side on many of... More 

Thank revjones13
Matteson, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Stopped in to Max's for dinner based on recommendations from hotel staff. Ambiance was good. Food was delicious and plentiful. Service was spot on. Cost was average for a dinner.

Thank Bethann201613
Paducah, Kentucky
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Very disappointed in the quality of the food for the expense. I read these reviews and they say it's great, but that's not exactly true. I ordered the best steak they had and I have had much better at the chain places. The steak was just okay but the salad and sides were terrible. I won't go back there again.... More 

Thank rupert062016
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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172 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I ate at the bar and was served the best calimari appetizer I have ever had. It was like a small salad and had lamb bacon. My entree was a Margherita pizza which was top notch. Great staff.

Thank Curt C
Decatur, Illinois
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284 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

This is a nice place to eat. I had the special which was an old fashioned roasted chicken dinner. It was good. The service was good as was all of our food. I recommend reservations as it is a small restaurant. We enjoyed our dinner,

Thank carlinda6665
Saint Louis, Missouri
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112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a colleague. Delicious food- salads, bread and jambalaya! Nice decor in a quaint old brick building with outdoor seating. Noisy restaurant inside with brick walls and a hard floor. It was hard to hear the waiter sometimes. Worth the visit!

Thank chelsmorg
Paducah, Kentucky
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Max's is not quite as good as it has been over the last decade, but still very good. The atmosphere is truly old Paducah with a great and quaint inside eating area and a very nice patio section that is open all year, weather permitting. Max's has always been a bit noisy because of the interior is totally brick. Recently... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Italian, American, Pizza
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Market House Sq, Paducah, KY 42001-0788
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah
  • Phone Number: +1 270-575-3473

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