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Spring/summer ‘12
Crispy Calamari
Lightly breaded with cracked black pepper, fresh chilies and parsley, served with lemon tabasco sauce
Buttermilk Fried Oysters
With vibe slaw and lemon tabasco aioli
Buttermilk Fried Shrimp
With vibe slaw and lemon tabasco aioli
Asian BBQ Short Ribs
On​ asian slaw
Fresh Avocado Corn Salsa
With housemade blue corn and plantain chips
Buffalo Chili Nachos
With​ a jack/cheddar blend, jalapenos and avocado corn salsa on housemade blue corn chips
Mussels a La Craig
Fresh garlic, onion, olive oil and white wine with fresh lemon and chopped parsley
Buffalo Chili
With​ melted cheddar and cornbread
Italian seafood soup
Garden Salad
Seasonal greens, tomato, cucumber, red onion and bell pepper
Caesar Salad
Romaine and parmesan croutons
Grilled shrimp
Grilled chicken
Grilled Salmon Cobb Salad
Seasonal greens, red onion, shredded cheddar, bacon and hard-boiled egg
Tomato Trio
Sliced​ assorted fresh tomatoes with dilled tuna salad, tarragon chicken salad and grilled shrimp with champagne mustard dressing over seasonal greens
Crab and Grapefruit Salad
Marinated with brandy, olive oil, garlic and fresh chives with fresh asparagus
Sandwiches and Wraps
Deviled-egg potato salad
Vibe slaw
Asiago parsley chips
Fresh-cut potato $+1.00
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
With​ applewood-smoked bacon on sourdough bread
Grilled 4-Cheese
Smoked gouda, cheddar, swiss and provolone with spinach, tomato and red onion
Grilled Vibe Veggie Wrap
Cheese, avocado, spring greens, tomatoes, red onions, bell peppers, cucumbers in an aegean feta dressing
Dilled Tuna Avocado Wrap
Albacore tuna, avocado, greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers and red onions
Spinach Chicken Avocado Wrap
Grilled chicken, spinach, avocado, tomatoes and cucumbers with bacon honey dijon dressing
Tarragon Chicken Salad Wrap
With raisins, spring greens, tomatoes and cucumbers with bacon honey dijon dressing
Grilled Shrimp Salad Wrap
With champagne mustard, tomatoes, spring greens, bacon and red onions
Turkey Club Wrap
Turkey, bacon, swiss, avocado, greens, tomatoes and cucumbers with pesto mayo
Roast Beef Wrap
Swiss, applewood bacon, tomatoes, greens, red onions with dijon
Fish Taco
Fresh blue corn tortilla with our chefs choice
Cold Buffalo Meatloaf Sandwich
On ciabatta with fresh tomato, red onion and mayo or our cajun creole sauce
Crab Cake Sandwich
With our cajun creole sauce
Oyster or Shrimp Po’Boy
On a toasted sub roll with our cajun creole sauce
Cuban Sandwich
Roasted pork, ham, pickles, swiss and spices
Grilled Marinated Portobello
With spinach, roasted red pepper and melted provolone on kaiser
Grilled Chicken and Prosciutto
With grilled tomato and onions on a kaiser
Avocado $+1.00
With bacon and choice of cheddar, swiss provolone or smoked gouda
Sweet potato
Potato fries
Asiago parsley chips
Sautéed mushrooms, onions and swiss
Sweet potato
Potato fries
Asiago parsley chips
With freshly sliced avocado, applewood smoked bacon and monterey jack
Sweet potato
Potato fries
Asiago parsley chips
New Mexico
Avocado corn salsa, monterey jack cheese and jalapenos
Sweet potato
Potato fries
Asiago parsley chips
Black and Blue
Blackened seasoning, bacon and blue cheese
Sweet potato
Potato fries
Asiago parsley chips
Vegetable of the Day
South African Yellow Rice
Regular or Sweet Potato Fries
Deviled-Egg Potato Salad
Vibe Slaw
Side Salad
Under Twelve
Choice of grilled cheese, chicken tenders, cup of buffalo chili or small salad with fries and drink
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Table Service
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Reviewed February 29, 2020

I have been trying to like this place for years, but the food consistently disappoints. The concept of training people with disabilities for restaurant jobs is great, but the food is consistently mediocre. We go for the music and order food so that our stay...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020

Disorganized from get go- waitresses are volunteers but should have some semblance of what to do - she or they were in a daze, she didn’t know about menu, never took our order, appetizer cold poorly prepared - this was second time here and first...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 5, 2019

I visited Max's Positive Vibe Cafe last night with a friend and had a wonderful dinner. We ordered a glass of wine to start off and were told it was half price because it was "Happy Hour." So, we were off to a good start....More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Went to Richmond to see our new (less than a day old) great grand daughter. After a visit at hospital, occurred to us that breakfast was hours ago and something to eat was in order! Stopped in small strip mall near another child and spied...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Wow! I stopped in with my girlfriend for a quick bite. I had the Southern Gentleman Hamburger. It had Pimento Cheese and a Fried Green Tomato on it. This may have been one of the best if not the best burger I have ever eaten....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed February 7, 2019

Some friends and I are searching for the best burger in Richmond. After four lunches we all agreed that Max's is #2 so far. Burger was cooked perfectly, brioche bun was good, service was good and the seafood chowder was amazing. Have been here before...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We had 19 for lunch in a side room for lunch. The diverse menu had something for everyone. There were specials also. I had an excellent fried oyster po boy with sweet potato fries. My wife enjoyed the salmon special. Excellent service for such a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We were thirsty after a walk and thought this establishment would be perfect for a brief stop. We were greeted immediately and served with a smile. The hostess/ waitress was cordial, efficient and shared some of the history of the Vibe Cafe. We really enjoyed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed June 13, 2018

I worked with general manager, Garth Larcen, to arrange for a group buffet with delicious wraps. There was good parking for the bus, excellent table service, and even gluten free options. This is a training facility well worth a stop.

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Enjoyed a nice dinner with family here this past weekend. Diverse menu with lots of options - vegans included - and friendly service. Everyone enjoyed their meals - vegan enchiladas, turkey rueben and fried oyster po boy sandwich. Loved the sweet potato cole slaw!

Date of visit: April 2018
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