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Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Maxie’s is a New Orleans-style fish house featuring Southern comfort cooking, BBQ, and a full bar. From our kitchen: only from-scratch Southern comfort cookery: traditional and modern fresh seafood dishes, slow-smoked barbecue, and homemade desserts. From our bar: freshly shucked raw oysters and clams, specialty cocktails, craft beer and boutique wines. Our lively, warm professionals are happy to serve you. Get in here!
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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All reviews shrimp and grits half price oysters poboy seafood fried green tomatoes jumbalaya ribs waffle fries chicken soup steak sandwiches po boys southern food southern style kids menu sat at the bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in on a very busy Saturday. Service was amazing and food was awesome. The place was hoping. Great atmosphere!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 739danr
Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Maxie's appreciates your business and we thank you for taking the time to share your amazing review. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed January 3, 2019

Came on a not so busy Friday during Holidays. Overall it was good. Service was good as were the drinks. Shrimp and Grits were very nice. Big portion the gravy on them was amazing. The Jambalaya however needs just a little work. Portion size was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

Thanks for your business, review and critique of our Jambalaya. Our andouille which we switched to this past year is a local, cleanly raised product from Red Gate Grocers. Most of our guests prefer this to the spicier and fattier product we used for years....More

Reviewed December 17, 2018

Maxies is always good, super busy the night we went but still was served pretty quickly. I wish the Oysters were cheaper but that's what you get living in upstate NY

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tim6960
Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Maxie's appreciates your business and review. FYI our raw oysters are half-priced during Ithaca's Happiest Happy Hour! from 4-6 every day in additon to other great deals on food and drink. Thank you!

Reviewed October 19, 2018

I chose this restaurant when I saw East Carolina style BBQ on the menu and was not disappointed. I enjoy this tart and tangy style much more than the sweeter versions. My wife reported that her blackened catfish was very good. Service was prompt and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Maxie's appreciates your business and thanks you for taking the time to share your review. We hope you return soon!

Reviewed September 27, 2018

Too loud to think, much less converse. Crab cakes mostly filler and bland. Red beans and rice under seasoned. Gumbo was good and well seasoned. Service was friendly and efficient. Good beer selection.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lexie914
Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thanks, Maxie's is not a quiet place, especially when we're super busy, but please do ask for the quietest table next time you come in. Our Crabcakes are "boardwalk style" not lump, but mostly crab, blue crab claw meat plus leeks, butter, onion, portobellos, egg,...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We looked on Google for a place to stop for dinner while in the Finger Lakes. Wow, did we find a hidden gem! We got there early enough for the half price oysters during happy hour. They were fresh and delicious. We ordered the shrimp...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

We are so delighted that you found Maxie's! Oyster Happy Hour, Shrimp 'n' Grits, and Kirsten are some of our favorites too! Thank you for coming in and taking the time to write this review. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

A classic, fantastic Ithaca staple. If you want excellent unique seafood with top shelf service, this is it. We had the jambalaya and shrimp and grits, excellent portions. The crab cakes were very good. Done just right. I wish they had some of the old...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Maxie's thanks you for your continued support. We appreciate your business and your taking the time to share you review. We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

The food was all good. Had the shrimp and grits, a fish dish, dozen fresh oysters which were all very fresh seafood. The gumbo was a bit dark in color but was not salty which was good. The crab cake was on the other hand...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Sorry for the hot experience. Our open air "breeze room" is not air conditioned, but that is up for a change by next summer. It's getting too hot around here. Thank you for your business and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed August 4, 2018

This was an awesome place for the family. There was such a lovely, wide selection of food. My shrimp and grits were excellent as was the free cornbread. My family members enjoyed the ribs and fish and chips. My husband thought the jambalaya was well...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you for your visit to Maxie's and for your friendly and informative review. We have been struggling more than ever in this summer's staggering heat, especially in and near the kitchen, and we are exploring significant cooling upgrades for our building. Sorry the heat...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Had individuality. The crab cake and fries and soup were good. Corn bread and butter served to everyone. My husband enjoyed his fish fry. It was bustling but relaxing.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nancy K
Maxies_Chick, Owner at Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you for your recent visit and for sharing your review! We hope to serve you agains soon.

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Roger H
August 27, 2018|
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Dear Roger H., I've not seen anything either on the menu or posted regarding military discounts. My feeling--knowing how a lot of people are in Ithaca--is that the answer is no.
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Diana L
August 20, 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure...there is outdoor seating. Give them a calling
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nancy c
April 11, 2017|
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Maxie's takes reservations for Cornell University & Ithaca College Graduation Weekends, and occasionally limited large group events. Alternatively, we have 30-Minute Call Ahead Seating so we can plan for your arrival... More
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