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1155 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3207
+1 650-872-6748
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
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Millbrae, California
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We're regular customers of Max's Restaurant for the past 10yrs. Although it's not the best Pinoy restaurant there is, can't complain about their food or the options on the menu. I love their fried chicken (thigh parts only) esp their bangus sisig. To me, their bangus sisig is the best and every Pinoy restaurant tries to duplicate it. Their pinakbet... More 

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Thank Rowena L
Brampton, Canada
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

If you're looking for excellent taste, food carefully prepared to satisfy everyone and the mouth watering HALO HALO for your desert, TRY MAX'S RESTAURANT!

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Thank Socrates S
Irwin, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here after a long drive from Sequoia Park. It is right next to the Holiday Inn Express SFO South. The atmosphere reminds me of a homey diner. The food was delicious. I had Grandmas roasted chicken and my husband had the Fish and Chips. Both were delicious. The restaurant was a relaxing way to spend an evening... More 

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Prince Albert, Canada
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

My first night in San Francisco craving for good Filipino food....the same great tasting fried chicken, their lumpiang sariwa is to die for and the rest are as delicious as the Max's in the PI, Just be careful their portions are big enough for 2-3 persons. Same pinoy ambiance with friendly staff 😊

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Thank Michica09
Alta Gracia, Argentina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Arriving close to closing time, our party dashed to Max's for a light supper. With appetites stimulated with a spectacular MaxHattan cocktail, we ordered several seafood dishes from a lively and helpful waitress. The dishes were promptly delivered and proved very tasty. Even though past closing time, we were not rushed and thoroughly enjoyed our meals and were offered desserts.... More 

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Thank willichuck
San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

The food here is great. It does take a while to get your food but it's pay off with the rich taste of filipino foods. Be aware...1 dish can served up to 2-3 people. The plates are served in huge portion. Great for families and friends get together dinner style. I had the crispy ribs and it was delicious!!! I... More 

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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

We arrived at our hotel late at night after a 20 hour flight. Even though they were technically closed, they made us up some takeaway and even threw in some extra sides. Wings and sliders were delicious. Beware if you are not from the US and order a "mini" Apple Pie for each person - they can actually feed four.

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Thank DannyRee
Grand Cayman
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137 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

Visiting and sitting in cool San Francisco while enjoying the very same taste from home is what this visit was all about! I've known this Restaurant from my home country, being an excellent service place, and I'm just amazed that the very same thing was imported to America. However, the room is a little bit tight compared to some of... More 

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Thank PitonsFan
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671 reviews
509 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2013 via mobile

The chicken is bland and forgettable, but the soup was pretty good and I didn't see any cockroaches or ants.

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Thank Scrappleking
Bangkok, Thailand
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

The restaurant has the family feel to it, and the food is home-style with good favor. It has the influence of the Philippines, which add to the atmosphere of the place and menu too. I definitely will go back for the fried chicken!

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Thank R James P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Philippine, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1155 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3207
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-872-6748

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