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Maxwell Inn Restaurant

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81 Oak St, Maxwell, CA 95955
+1 530-438-2521
Today
11:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sun 17:00 - 20:00
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Healdsburg, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We are looking forward to the Maxwell Inn opening for business after a long summer of being closed. We found the Maxwell Inn earlier in the year while attending races at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows. Traveling up & down the I-5 does not allow for a great number of food selections, but the Maxwell Inn sure does. Besides the eclectic... More 

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Thank 337joe
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted to return for a great meal. Even though we read that the restaurant was open. When we arrived, there was a note on the door that said,"We are closed for the summer." I wish their site was up to date.

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Thank frenzydog
Orinda, California
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Went with party of four. Two had chicken marsala, two had steak.good grub. But the fun is in the decor. Bears, Bison, Bobcats, my first Jackalope, and many other critters surround you as you eat. Such fun.

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Thank DPearce43
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Maxwell Inn is not a place everyone knows about but once you have been there it will always be one of your favorites when you are in the area. Best Steak Sandwich in Northern California.

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Thank 491prestone
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

What a charming restaurant. Great food. I had the prime rib (available Fri-Sun) tender. Like butter. Someone in the kitchen knows what they are doing. Service was super friendly. Kudos to Martha.

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Thank frenzydog
petaluma california
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We discovered this great place to eat when driving on highway 5 going south. The name of the town Maxwell made us curious so we took the off ramp to check it out. Much to our delight we discovered the Maxwell Inn. The food was wonderful. It is the only place I ever order ribs. They are cooked perfectly, served... More 

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Thank maxineyoung
San Anselmo, California
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122 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

The staff is friendly; the food is excellent and abundant - I had lamb shanks & mashed potatoes; my fiancé had prime rib & baked potato - both were delicious & cooked to perfection! The atmosphere is rustic & elegant at the same time - lots of old beautiful wood contrasted by white cloth covered tables. However, if you're offended... More 

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Thank Annette K
Oakland, California
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

This restaurant is NOT located in Colusa CA but in the very small town of Maxwell across the freeway about 5-10 miles from Colusa. Has a full range of salads, soups, and main dishes including chicken, fish, steaks etc. a small affordable wine list. Half the experience of eating here is that you are in a virtual museum of taxidermied... More 

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Tigard, Oregon
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100 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Food is good with a variety of wild game to choose from on the menu. The last time there we had to wait longer than reasonable for service. I was with customers (2) for lunch and we were late to our afternoon meeting. Foods good but I didn't appreciate the waitresses demeanor. The foods good if you have time to... More 

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Thank Dane P
Meadow Vista, California
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198 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Trip Advisor has the location wrong. It's in the town of Maxwell, not in a residential area of Colusa which is 30 miles away. The Maxwell-Colusa Rd changes to Oak St in Maxwell, it's at 81 Oak St, Maxwell, CA on I5, about 30 miles from where Trip Advisor places it. Looking for a place on I5 for a late... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Oak St, Maxwell, CA 95955
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Maxwell
  • Phone Number: +1 530-438-2521

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?