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Max's Brick Oven

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$$ - $$$
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112 Market House Sq, Paducah, KY 42001-0788
5:00 pm - 11:00 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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Matteson, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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171 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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262 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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111 reviews
61 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 

Thank Bob P
Paducah, United States
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I love to go to Max's on Date Night with my husband. It has a very romantic atmosphere. They sometimes have live music outside on their patio. I love their Creme Brûlée, the best! And their brick oven pizzas are delicious, especially the margherita. They have delicious salmon and grilled tuna also. If you want a great meal with that... More 

Thank Vickie T
Las Vegas, Nevada
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119 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

This cute little up scale Italian restaurant is a hidden gem in Paducah, one would think you're in a bid city. Food is very good, try the baked brie with honey and almonds.....so good. We came with friends who loved the pizza, which we tried, big cracker with toppings. Food is on the pricey side, went outside after dinner and... More 

Thank lindakerr8
Baltimore, Maryland
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615 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Max's is an upmarket, somewhat pricey beer and pizza and Italian restaurant with a comfortable vibe and very nice outdoor patios and bar. The pizza features an unusually thin crust, almost cracker like. Toppings go beyond the usual.

1 Thank Wanderlust777
Metropolis, Illinois
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Food is always been good and Ambiance is great here but the older lady who runs the place is often Rude mean and I've heard her cuss out people in the dining room it's totally unacceptable to do anything like that and I won't ever be back because of it. it's a shame because the food is great

Thank Jackoftrades1118

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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, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 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?