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Max's Restaurant

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1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692
+1 650-365-6297
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
7 Feb 2017
“Good help must hard to find, location is wonderful”
29 Dec 2016
“Classics honestly prepared”
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08:00 - 22:00All hours
€€ - €€€
1001 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1692
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

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 27 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 13 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
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This part of the chain has a slower vibe than some of the other Max's, basically suburban-retired clientele, with some hungry commuters as this is a block from the CalTrain station. Menu derived from a classic NY deli has classic Reubens, pastrami or corned beef...More

1  Thank carol22b
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Max's used to be one of our favorites, particularly the ones where the wait staff would sometimes sing a song (not this one in Redwood City). This time, not so much. The service was not up to par, and we waited for several minutes before...More

2  Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We were here with family and had so many menu choices. They accommodated 1 in our group with serving lunch at breakfast time. The prices are kind of steep, but for the quality and taste of the food it was well worth it.

1  Thank ducka62
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I am here at Max's restaurant in Redwood City having breakfast with my Father and ordered some toast with my eggs and bacon. However the waiter told me that they no longer serve toast only biscuits. When I ask why he replied that they felt...More

1  Thank Michael G
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Yes they do I believe.
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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
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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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