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Max's Restaurant

1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692
+1 650-365-6297
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
4 Dec 2017
“Great food, not so much service!”
15 Mar 2018
“If you don't mind being ignored by the waiter....”
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1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We were looking for a breakfast place that wasn't a chain. Max's fit that description, but we were sorely disappointed. The food was good. I had the French toast with eggs and bacon. Portions were large. Jorge, our waiter, was awful. Getting a coffee refill...More

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

To start with the service was very poor, the bartender was our food server also. Therefore we had to wait for him because he was busy at the bar, he came running over when he had a break from serving drinks. He took our order...More

Thank Eunice B
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, Waitstaff, cocktails and meal! Best Blood Orange Martinis ever! Calamari with string beans super delicious and spiced just right with fried Jalapeño! Burgers are juicy and great portion! Yummy meal and drink!!!

Thank mamakas44
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I enjoyed our family meal here, even if it was two wives, me, and 4 children! What I didn't like was that we kept asking the 14 year old young lady to get up and get water (she was the most accessible and not taking...More

Thank LarBearSSF-CA
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Had Sunday experience arrived at 10:30AM, took half hour to get menu. Asked if we could have lunch at 11? yes, but then had to get own menu, ordered the special before 11 drink specials, had to ask twice. Friendly yes, efficient no. Food was...More

1  Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 29 December 2016

So why the low score? The prices! I've had food this good at hole in the wall diners, bars open for lunch and other nonentities on the East Coast - and paid about 50% less. For those prices the food should have been superlative but...More

1  Thank seggerman
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We came here to have a dinner with two of my friends because we got a GroupOn coupon on dinner for four. The food was a bit greasy but was okay. When we paid for our bill, the manager didn't accept our coupon and claimed...More

1  Thank agneau88
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Was at the Barnes and Noble across the parking lot from this restaurant, so decided to stop by for lunch. A little odd that the seater's podium is about half-way into the restaurant, but once we found it, they seated us quickly. Server was similarly...More

1  Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We have entered this place randomly aaand regretted it. Very bad chicken wings. Everything overpriced and not worth it.

1  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

So the two stars are for the French onion soup. It was fantastic. That's where the good ends. My mom order the soup and salad combo. She had requested the Ruben, expecting to get a Ruben. Instead she got a pastrami. Waitress said well they...More

1  Thank Dayter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692
    (James St.)
  • Public Transportation: Located in the Sequoia Station Plaza next to the Redwood City Caltrain station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-365-6297
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