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Max's World Cafe

212 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027-3232
+1 425-391-8002
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“goat curry” (4 reviews)
“fish chips” (5 reviews)
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American, Indian, International, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
212 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027-3232
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I visited here with a friend for the first time at the end of August. I am a bit frustrated that I took so long to do so as it was a delightful visit. Chef Edna and her sister, Ruth, chatted with us and recommended...More

Thank Stacy S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It had been a few weeks since we last visited Max's Cafe and this time it was just my wife and I. As always, Chef Edna was present. She came over and explained an upcoming menu with some new items and it is always fun...More

Thank RoyHersh
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was a great experience! Chef Edna makes every meal with personal attention. Everything was sublime

Thank barthpetrillo
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Great food. Everything made from scratch in house. Fish and chips were fresh, light and tasty. Biscuits and gravy spicy and tasty. Friendly service. Intimate setting (small). A must try.

Thank con1mike
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We just had dinner at Max's and loved everything! We started with their Caesar salad, then shared a Charisco pizza-which was insane with flavors. Then I had their African Chicken and my wife had the Goat Curry. Sharing bites, we both thought each entree was...More

Thank Brook F
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Really comfortable place. Very small and passed it by many times before stopping in recently. Had a really delicious goat curry and my wife had the rack of lamb. The curry had a depth that you only find from really great Indian cooks and typically...More

Thank Likestoeat58
Reviewed 7 January 2017

As Chef Edna assisted in her husband's other restuarant, Max's closed for a couple of months. The good news is that she is back and better than ever! Food is amazing, Chef Edna is working on a few dishes to change up the menu and...More

Thank RoyHersh
Reviewed 3 January 2017

So happy that Chef Edna decided to reopen Max's. I really missed the food and the unique dining experience that Max's provides. My wife and I visited this past Friday. We shared Mac&Cheese w/Bacon, my wife had the battered fish tacos, and I had the...More

Thank Briantalla
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I had a work colleague visiting from out of town who wanted a unique dining experience. I immediately thought of Max's. We were the only ones there midweek at 6:00 although the tiny space filled up later. There were several items from the menu that...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Tonight was our first visit to Max's World Cafe. The space is very tiny, with room for only 16 guests plus a table for 4 in the kitchen. I ordered the fish tacos and my husband tried the fish & chips. The cod for both...More

Thank wendy g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027-3232
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Issaquah
  • Phone Number: +1 425-391-8002
Handcrafted delicious food with no preservatives, made from scratch with premium quality ingredients !
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