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Max's Bar & Grill


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Hot Dog
Cheese Dog
Chili Hot Dog
Chili Cheese Hot Dog
California Hamburger
California Cheeseburger
Veggie Burger
Homemade Turkey Burger
All Served With French Fries
Clam Strips (8 Oz.)
Chicken Tenders
Wing Zings
All Served With French Fries
Fried Fish Sandwich
Clam Sandwich
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Grilled Salmon Sandwich
Tuna Steak Sandwich
Steak Sandwich (rib Eye)
Haagen-dazs Ice Cream
Hot Fudge Sundae
Apple Pie
with ice cream
Rice Pudding
with whipped cream
What began as a 25-seat hotdog stand in 1928 has evolved into a 200-seat full service restaurant that offers favorite American delights for everyone. Max's is much more than just a "hotdog". It has become a tradition for "dog" lovers who come to experience the tradition that has been going strong for over 82 years! No other restaurant can compare. Max's Bar & Grill is a one of a kind, 3-generation family owned business that has quite a history that keeps our customers coming back for more.
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Max's on/off for the past 35 years. A lot has changed and they are hardly recognizable today. The Good: Same great hotdogs as I remember, and other menu items (fries, onion rings) were average and acceptable Location while not on...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank neutrik198
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Few things are more American than hot dogs, burgers, and beers. And Max's has been around, in some form or another, slinging slices of Americana to hungry beach goers for over 90 years. This is not your traditional hot dog stand. From entering the remodeled...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jaimegut23
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Another Jersey Shore survivor that’s been around for decades, and deservingly so. A year ago I was here but the place was being remodeled, so I was REALLY ready for a hotdog this year. Today’s visit was shortly after they had opened, and for the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Souprsalad
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Visited here specifically because of local guitar player was on the schedule at night. There are a lot of tables and a good size bar area. Very casual atmosphere. Good craft beer selection. Service was OK, but not great. Took a while for beer to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank P F B
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Last time I was in Max's was before the recent renovation. The place has definitely been polished up and looks better. The wife ordered a grilled cheese but they were out of rye bread but the waitress came back and presented a few options. The...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank frank08730
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Visiting in Jersey and my sister suggested Max's. I have been there before, years ago, but these hot dogs are worth the trip. They have remodeled the place. It is clean, nice atmosphere but you go for the dogs. The hot dogs are natural casing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barbara T
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

I grew up in the 70s & 80s spending my summers in Long Branch and Max's was a dietary stable. Today I made a stop back with my sister and cousins and was sadly disappointed. The hot dogs were still good, but after that things...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Wallysfood
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Well for anyone who has been there they know its the best hot dog ever, those who havent you need to go.The remodeling is terrific, nice beer list as well.I wish it was warmer outside but we walked up the street to get a glimpse...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Danny W
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Hot Dog was absolutely Gross!! NOTHING like the old Maxes!!!! What Happened! Why would you change the Hot Dog that made Maxes!!!! The Roll Was a stale old No Frills or Wonder Bread bun!!!! Come on!!!! Never Again!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Nomad45192985554
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We waited all summer for Max's to re-open, believe me it was worth the wait. I started going there as soon as I could drive, 51 years ago when it was on the boardwalk. The hot dogs were always good. You wonder how they could...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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