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Max's Classic American Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
222 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5510
+1 607-272-1000
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good16%
  • Average44%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
Mar 30, 2018
“drinks before a performance”
Sep 22, 2017
“Good place for drinks”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
222 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5510
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and a nice quiet drink and snack after a long day of driving. Atmosphere was just what I needed.

Thank DaveV075
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Street or garage parking, clean bathroom facilities, ample seating in bar area or dinner area, prices reasonable, needs to be renovated, hostess for the dining area, friendly staff, sat in bar area since we wanted alcohol and ordered four appetizers which were all plentiful with...More

Thank arnold t
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Excellent service from staff. Staying here again and I wouldn't miss breakfast served by Candice! Good place for a drink after work. I'm a local but often forgot about this gem. Will be sure to remember next time I'm deciding on a place to eat...More

Thank ldoughe3
Reviewed September 22, 2017

I stayed at Hotel Ithaca and spent my time before bed here every night. The restaurant is located in the Hotel just behind the check in counter. I did not have food here but the happy hour menu looks real good. Good place to hangout...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Beautiful wooden decor. Great atmosphere. I didn't have any food from the menu but the women that were there seemed to be enjoying it

Thank MsLadyMaam
Reviewed May 20, 2017

We were staying at Hotel Ithaca and it was bad weather outside so we decided to try their on-site restaurant. We went to Max's for breakfast and lunch. Both times there were just a few people at the restaurant so we ended up being seated...More

Thank HollyMuppy
Reviewed April 30, 2017

I only had breakfast in the hotel, but the manager did my friends and me a major favor by giving us a free pot of coffee when we arrived right at closing time. The decor is excellent for a sports bar, and the staff was...More

Thank 2012Excavator
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I came at an odd time and was alone. I was seated at the bar which I didn't mind. I was just gonna read a book but instead encountered a very friendly staff. Everyone was so nice and kind. I thought it was great they...More

Thank pizzapizza315
Reviewed March 5, 2017

This is a very nice restaurant and it"s located in the middle of town. I'm not from Ithaca, but I'm surprised that this restaurant is not busier than it is, I guess it could be the location. It's hidden in the middle of the Hotel...More

Thank skiwithapro
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Options for lunch in college town with lots of pizza and Mexican food are limited, This Grill has a fantastic lunch menu with full entrees as well as sandwiches. Cozy with great service. There is a seperate bar area.

Thank snwa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5510
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-272-1000
Welcome to Max's Classic American Grill. Max's Ithaca located in The Hotel Ithaca, NY Stop by Max's and try our hand crafted burgers or Max's award winning baby back ribs.
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