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$$ - $$$
American, Pub, Gastropub
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521 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN 46360-3328
+1 219-872-4500
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner here. The customer service was 100% on time. I will definitely go back. The scallops were the best I have ever had!

1 Thank Linette G
Chesterton, Indiana
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Dissapointment by four out of six of our diners. We heard the food was always good,as our companions had been there before, but our first visit was a bust. While the decor was very impressive the food was plain and generic tasting.We went on a Friday night with reservations and, while not at all crowded, it took us 2 hours... More 

Thank Gina D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Maxines is a little gem that we would have overlooked if a friend had not recommended Maxines for lunch. The French Onion Soup was scrumptious. Maxines salad was delicious. My friend had a blackened salmon wrap that looked amazing. Everything was very fresh and higher quality than most restaurants. The server was attentive and friendly. The prices are very reasonable.... More 

Thank jnannenga
Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

On very short notice our family made a reservation for 28 to finish off our family wedding/reunion weekend. We were given a private room with no restrictions on the menu and we had \ wonderful meals. Our server was patient and helpful, friendly and efficient.

1 Thank gingrannie
Long Beach, Indiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

food is good and fair priced , staff is attentive and specials are available with flat bread specials . Good wines and local beers on tap. They have music on select nights and First Fridays.

1 Thank robertomci
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It is very rare for me to actually go online and write a review but after our experience, I thought I should so others don't waste their money eating here. My mom, sisters and I needed a place to eat after picking up my sister from train and Maxine's was close by. It is one of the worst places I... More 

Thank Erin M
West Paducah, Kentucky
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a leisurely dinner at Maxines this week. It wasn't crowded, but we were welcomed and seated quickly. Cocktails came quickly and were well done. Server did a great job of telling us about specials, and gave us time to relax and look over the menu. After our salads (meh, just ordinary bag-o-lettuce type salads) she kindly asked if... More 

1 Thank Fred S
Larsen, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Michigan City staying at a B & B. The owner of the B & B suggested Maxine's for dinner. The downtown atmosphere and inside decorations along with great food is worth the visit.

Thank Jamnlee
Garden City Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, great food, excellent service and very reasonably priced. Close to lake. Highly recommend!

1 Thank Angela G
Michigan City, Indiana
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Maxine's is wonderful! This is a great place to go with friends or on date night. Lunches are fabulous. This is a very comfortable place to go for food or just drinks!

Thank SuzettePea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN 46360-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-872-4500

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