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Maxi's Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
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12113 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1923
+1 216-421-1500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Watch your bill. The restaurant was busy and there were issues with the service. We frequent Maxi's twice per month for over 15 years. Usually leave 20%+ but this time I noticed a tip on the bill. Waiter said it was at "waiter's discretion." I informed them tips were at customer's discretion. It was removed & left less. Watch your... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and quick service. We didn't have reservations but were seated at a table right away. Spaghetti was different, I thought it was too sweet, but it was ok, and the pizza wasn't too good. The atmosphere was relaxed and perfect for our date night.

Thank Grace S
Lakewood, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stopped by for lunch recently for the first time. I split a pizza with my boyfriend, and also got some drinks and the tomato/mozzarella salad. The drinks were both really good and the salad was awesome - such fresh tomatoes that even my tomato-hating boyfriend had some. The pizza was absolutely wonderful. We both loved it. The crust was PERFECT.... More 

Thank Lilly S
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I'm from Chicago but often travel to Cleveland Clinic for medical procedures. On one of our trips we stumbled upon Maxi's in Little Italy... best stumble ever!! We have been back there every single trip we make to Cleveland. We even waited until they opened so we could have one last pizza before driving home. They have a phenomenal white... More 

Thank Amanda M
Chardon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Started with a Maxi mule and a glass of Chianti. Both were perfect. Enjoyed a cavatelli with meatballs and veal picatta. Lots of sauce with both dishes. Their bread is fantastic and a nice crunchy crust and served HOT! Wonderful Tiramisu to finish off a nice evening. Good service from Naomi completed a fine meal.

Thank davechardon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We ate at the bar. The food was very good. The problem was the service. The food and drinks were slow. We understood they were busy but it could have been faster. The big problem was getting the check and boxing our left overs. There was some drama going on with the servers and a messed up order. I understand... More 

Thank xcapeohio
Walton Hills, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had the luck of choosing a perfect day to visit Little Italy. It was one of the last warm days of fall but most of the restaurants in Little Italy had closed their patios & brought in their outdoor furniture for alfresco dining. Not Maxi's! My friend and I enjoyed a delightful gourmet pizza & a bottle of wine... More 

Thank Shari A
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped at Maxis for appetizers and a glass of wine on a Saturday afternoon. Had their fried mozzarella and classic bruschetta - delicious! Couldn't pass up a glass of the white sangria, which I've had before. It is excellent! It's a great place to spend some time with friends!

Thank Ann M
Batavia, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We usually try Saturday lunch in Little Italy every weekend we are in C;Cleveland. maxi's is another great restaurant on the main strip. it is a locally operated, family oriented restaurant where the locals eat. They have a full bar, outdoor and window seating plus tables and, I think booths. We tried their stuffed banana peppers which were great. Service... More 

Thank Raymond L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner tonight. We had a wonderful dinner! After we were seated and had ordered drinks, our waiter brought us a basket of fresh from the oven hot rolls, hard and crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside... Perfect! For dinner, my husband had the veal marsala, it was very good, with tender scallops of veal in... More 

Thank Kathy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12113 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1923
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-421-1500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?