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6732 W Fairview Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3937
+1 414-292-3969
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (25 reviews)
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Seafood, Barbecue, American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6732 W Fairview Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3937
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this based on recommendations on Trip Advisor, and we were extremely satisfied. We wife and I each had a cup of the soup of the day and an heirloom salad, which we loved. And the carrot cake for dessert was yummy. Very busy...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In this price range (15-20+) per entree, it is excellent. Beers were 5-7 good quality pints. Buck cheaper during happy hour (4-6). We ordered the oysters, hamburger, chicken fried chicken, and crab cakes. All were delicious. We ate at the bar as they were busy....More

Thank steve s
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The food was fantastic! We enjoyed jambalaya, bbq salmon, and a banana mud pie. The only downside was that we were thirsty the first half of the meal. If ordering cocktails, be prepared to wait a bit.

Thank 100YearPlan
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Took our daughter out for her birthday. From the appetizers, to the entrees the food was excellent. Our server was attentive, helpful and easy going. After they noticed her getting her gifts, they brought a complimentary dessert, with enough for all of us. Outstanding price...More

Thank Ronald James D
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Went to Maxie’s for the 4th time this past Friday night, and it still does not disappoint. We arrived at about 7pm and it was a 45 minute wait for 2 (pretty typical from my experience at Maxie’s in the past). Luckily, they have a...More

Thank katyydid
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Co-worker took us there for dinner tonight. In brief, the food was great! Huge portions, seafood was fresh and other dishes perfectly cooked! The services was excellent! I'm definitely coming back for more!

Thank Billie T
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We went here based on Tripadvisor reviews, and they were not wrong. The food was amazing, and so was the service. We went early (5:30pm) on a Sunday; no wait. Whenever my husband and I try a new restaurant, we vote on which of us...More

Thank jwdragonflyn
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We had heard several favorable comments about the food and vibe so we decided to check it out for ourselves and have a drink as we were limited in time. It was a Friday night and it was hopping crazy busy with a steady flow...More

Thank zimmys57
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Their shrimp and grits are fantastic and I love the pine bark mussels dish. Had their fried green tomatoes as an appetizer (was pretty good. The bread pudding was ok (not the best I’ve ever had). Their cocktails are good—I was really happy to have...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed March 27, 2018

I stopped in for a quick drink while waiting for my 15-year old to finish watching a nearby track meet. I sat at the bar and ordered a mojito. It was literally the best one I've ever had!! I'll be coming back to try the...More

Thank Melanie V
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Beverly M
December 5, 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Yes, we have a children's menu and Sunday night is family night when those meals for children 12 and under are $1. Maxie's accepts a limited number of reservations for parties of 6 people or more every night, but parties of... More
Harry P
November 5, 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Maxie's Brisket should be dairy-free. However, the Corn & Arugula Salad has a buttermilk dressing, so that should be substituted. Please make your server aware when you visit, so they can answer any questions and direct the... More
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September 5, 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry we didn't see this sooner. We are closed on Labor Day. Maxie's is also closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, and Fourth of July.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $28
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6732 W Fairview Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3937
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-292-3969
  • E-mail
Maxie's is Milwaukee's outpost of Southern cooking and comfort food. Known for seafood and fish dishes, Maxie's features an oyster bar with Happy Hour and nightly specials. Maxie's draws inspiration from throughout the South, and serves barbecue, Low Country favorites, Cajun and Creole cuisine.
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