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Maxie's Supper Club & Oyster Bar

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635 W State St., Ithaca, NY 14850-3347
+1 607-272-4136
16:00 - 23:00
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Homer, New York, Usa
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love Maxie's! We had a great dinner there 2 was ago-as usual. Drinks were well made... raw bar oysters were fresh and sweet... and entrees excellent. Worth the trip.

Thank Thomas K
Carmel, Indiana
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176 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been to Maxie's a few times over the recent years and it is always terrific. Wonderful oysters, great seafood, outstanding service. Tough with big crowds but not surprising given the menu and service. They don't take reservations (except IC and Cornell graduations) but they do have a 30 minute call ahead "reservation" number to use. Just gets you in... More 

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Ithaca, New York
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maxie's participated in teachers week where meals were discounted. Our service was great, our food was delicious! The atmosphere is fun. Lighting is a bit dark in the evening (my cell phone flashlight feature helped with reading the menu)

Thank cayugasheila
Ithaca, New York
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place for fresh, raw oysters with a very good selection of wines by the glass to accompany. Rest of menu is very well prepared also.

Thank Etienne M
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Helpful staff got us seated fairly soon without reservations. Good place for a large appetite and nice bar with a great atmosphere (Mardi Gras all year)! I enjoyed the shrimp & grits and a nice mixed drink. We've been there before when they also had some lively, live music. We would not hesitate to go back when we are in... More 

Thank Francis R
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and reasonable. We were a bit rushed because they stopped serving at 11 so we had to order right away, but good food none the less!

Thank Cindy S
New York City, New York
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us came for dinner, the parking lot was full, the restaurant was full but three seats remained at the bar. After reviewing the drinks and menu choices and questioning the waiter we all settled on the Fish Fry, a selection of North Atlantic White Fish. An appetizer plate of salad was absolutely floating in dressing which I expect... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious cocktails and a fantastic oyster bar helped us begin our dining experience. I had shrimp and grits and would recommend this. Food and atmosphere both great...

Thank V5255PIlisap
Ithaca, New York
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190 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I checked out this restaurant's website before deciding to eat here. There was a clear note that they accepted 'call ahead' 30 minutes prior to arrival, but no reservations are taken. So, this is what we did. When we arrived, it was made emphatically clear to us that this was not for priority seating, but rather to inform this establishment... More 

Thank kwebster2
Lyons, New York
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Our family dined at Maxie's for the first time. I've wanted to come here for some time so I was pleased when the restaurant lived up to be what I expected. I love New Orleans inspired food and I very much enjoyed the jumbo gumbo. My children actually ate their whole meal (shrimp, fish)! I ordered one of the specialty... More 

Thank Melanie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 635 W State St., Ithaca, NY 14850-3347
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-272-4136

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