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Maxie's Supper Club and Oyster Bar

) #13 of 205 Restaurants in Ithaca $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
635 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-272-4136
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
635 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850
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Reviewed February 15, 2015

cool place, great food. prices are ok. recommended for any kind of occasion. you'll love the southern cuisine in the freezing ithaca winter months.

1  Thank AudreyWonderWoman
Reviewed February 3, 2015

Delicious and funky. Come early for the raw bar. Bloody Mary garnished with a big shrimp was perfect! We loved the jambalaya. Great place with a great vibe!

1  Thank Monica S
Reviewed February 3, 2015

I enjoy the food at Maxie's. Plus, there's a great atmosphere. I've only been here about 10 times and already know several names of the great staff. The bar has a local feel coupled with the NOLA-style menu (fresh oysters, Jambalaya, and such). They are...More

1  Thank muz4now
Reviewed January 12, 2015

Other reviews and advertising made this place appear as it were fine dining or at least superior food. The food was not bad but was only average. It also was overly expensive for the quality level and experience. It is very noisy, bustling and so...More

1  Thank farmhand2014
Reviewed December 3, 2014

I went with a group and ordered variety of dishes - ribs, catfish, chicken and steak. All were moist, spiced to our tastes and generous portions.

Thank Retired_On_Beach
Reviewed December 2, 2014

ok. it's time. after multiple regular visits spanning years, it's time to chime in. having moved to ithaca from new orleans, imagine my surprise to find an excellent source of shrimp & grits, jambalaya, fried oysters, po' boys,gumbo, crab & corn chowder, and cajun popcorn...More

Thank wontonjohn
Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Maybe the day when I went it wasn't the best... It was a little dirty, food under my table, the service was great and good very simple. They have a really good corn bread that day... But my impression about how dirty was that day...More

Thank Choko M
Reviewed November 8, 2014

Wow, who'd have thought that the Shrimp and Grits would be authentic AND the best Gumbo this side of New Orleans! A little off the main restaurant row in Ithica (Cornell & Ithaca College students keep most places very busy, Maxie's service is swift and...More

Thank Jack A
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Ate here on Halloween. Ended up being waited on by Col. Sanders himself. Our Bus boy was a scarecrow. Loved that the restaurant went all out for Halloween. Had oyster Po boy which was delicious. Cocktails are tasty, the vibe is fun and great location...More

Thank Desigal7
Reviewed October 31, 2014

This was a very cool place to eat in Ithaca. They really pay attention to detail & it's authentic. Great food & service

Thank chefkristie
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nancy c
April 11, 2017|
Response from Maxies_Chick | Property representative |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $23
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 635 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-272-4136
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Maxie’s is a New Orleans-style fish house with 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, microbrews and boutique wines. Our lively, warm professionals are happy to serve you. Get in here!
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