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Maxine's Chicken & Waffles

132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
+1 317-423-3300
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Groupon brought us to this restaurant and we had high hopes based on the positive reviews. We decided to get a variety of items to share since it was our first visit. Biscuits and gravy came out cold and very runny although the biscuits themselves...More

Thank Mao007
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Oh my goodness...this place is great! Our server was nice and fun. The food was AMAZING! I've never had chicken and waffles before today, but I can tell you I'll eat it again! The sweet potato waffle with peach butter is to die for! Everyone...More

Thank csandlo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended this place and we really enjoyed it! The chicken tenders were crisp and flavorful and the waffle was fluffy. The peach butter was awesome. The service was good.

Thank xvMOMOvx
Keith A, Owner at Maxine's Chicken & Waffles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thanks for the great review! We're thrilled to see that you were such a fan of our food and service! We hope that you will join us again soon!

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you want food made with love this is the place for you. The staff is friendly and attentive the food is delicious. The restaurant is next to a gas station which doesn’t make for great sights but once your food hits the table you...More

Thank mz03
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Went to Maxine’s for lunch on a Saturday. I ordered chicken strips and waffles. My son ordered blueberry pancakes and chicken. My wife had the chicken salad. The chicken strips are amazing! Great taste, excellent breading. The waffles were just ok. Didn’t taste fresh. More...More

Thank Dean K
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Found this place surfing on TripAdvisor for ideas on where to eat while traveling to a conference....convinced my friend it would be worth the long walk from our hotel.....and it was long (we were unlucky and it was CHILLY day), really long. Totally worth it....More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

If you want waffles and fried chicken there are a number of better places to go. The waffles are terrible and the fried chicken is bad too.

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We went on a Sat for late lunch. We were seated quickly and service was great. The menu made it hard to decide. We all had something different and all of us thought it was great. I had the cat fish, one had chicken and...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Yum! The biscuit and gravy was amazing. The homemade biscuit was perfectly cooked and the gravy had just enough seasoning. My husband had the chicken and waffles. The chicken was tender and the breading was seasoned just right. The waffles had a hint of vanilla...More

Thank HFoltzay
Reviewed 3 November 2017

First off this is the best chicken in Indy. The entire restaurant is a fantastic experience top to bottom. Food is great. Service is great. Its something you have to experience in Indy.

Thank Nathanael L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
09:00 - 08:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-423-3300
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