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“Awesome”
Review of Maxie's

Maxie's
Ranked #40 of 1,527 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $28
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: 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.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
“Awesome”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

The food was very good with some very unique choices. The service was excellent. Could not have asked for a better experience.

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WI
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Delicious food at a reasonable price.”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

I have been here a few different times but most recently went on new year's eve.They had their standard menu and additional food specials. We had reservations at 6:30 and it was already hopping.Food was delicious (I always get the chicken fritters) and service was good, generally (the waiter managed to drop a fork down the back of my husbands shirt, but no big deal). They have good happy hour specials too! (Especially the mojitos!)

  • Visited December 2012
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tosa, wi
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Happy Hour - Half priced apps and drink specials daily”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Maxie's is okay for Southern food, just okay. I was raised on real Southern food cooked by real Southerners and Maxie's misses the authenticity mark just a bit. The prices are inflated for what you get. My husband and I spent over $85 for a mediocre meal that included a half price fried green tomato appetizer, two half priced drinks, two entrees, and one dessert. The hospitality is fine, but could be better. During peak hours, the noise level is so high it is difficult to carry on a conversation at your table. We also attended a party here and the food was the same as a regular dinner. But, it was a fun party.

  • Visited November 2012
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Wisconsin
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Cajun Food”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

My wife grew up down south and she says this is the best shrimp and grits she has ever had. We have been there three times and she really wants to try something else but the S&G is too good not to order. I had the Gumbo and it was fantastic!

  • Visited December 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Yum!”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Love the fried green tomoatoes! Great drink menu! We got the oysters too...very friendly staff explained all the different oysters and "flavors" to expect.

Visited November 2012
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