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6732 W Fairview Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3937
+1 414-292-3969
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Barbecue, American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6732 W Fairview Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3937
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had high hopes for Maxie's. The menu looked outstanding. We made reservations and went early. When we arrived, we were seated in their upstairs dining room. Our waiter was nice and friendly. They have a big beverage menu, and a decent tap beer selection....More

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Server was fantastic and knew the menu and how things were prepared exceptionally well. Something that is lost today. Oysters were fresh and delicious. All entree items were awesome as well. Large portions too!

Thank dinanm3atl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Maxie's before a baseball game at Miller Park. I called to see if reservations were needed or what the wait was and was told come on in and we could get seated right away. Upon pulling up to the establishment it looked...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing reviews on here and hear rave reviews from friends and coworkers we were excited to try this place out. I really wish we hadn't. Throughout our meal we found two long hairs in the food (one in the corn bread and one in...More

Thank Anna D
John B, Guest Relations Manager at Maxie's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're extremely sorry to hear there were hairs in your food. We take food safety very seriously, and maintain all the necessary certifications and best practices for food safety, and take all possible precautions to ensure the highest quality and safest food possible. We are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, our son and his wife enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Maxie's last night. The setting was wonderful- a perfect night with outdoor seating. The food was delicious- we each had something different and thoroughly enjoyed every entree. The service was outstanding- our waiter,...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three couples traveled to Maxie's on a recent Friday night. We utilized the 30 minute call ahead service and were seated at a high top table shortly after our arrival. Great cocktail and beer choices with a southern flair. We ordered the Cajun Popcorn and...More

Thank 893gregorys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived around 7PM on a Monday evening and were promptly seated. Our server, wish I would have gotten her name, was excellent and answered and questions we had. My husband had the pasta with mussels which he loved. There were at least 18 of...More

Thank upnorth5029
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here, via a recommendation of a worker at our hotel and it was a home run. Every item we ate were outstanding. The oysters were super fresh and the condiments with them were awesome. The bbq was great, the atmosphere was awesome...More

Thank Dean622
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Recently ate at Maxie's after having moved to another state 4 years ago. Food and atmosphere were as good as we remembered. We did think it was a little pricier than we recall.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great food. Very fresh oysters. Love the cornbread and the crab cakes. Very friendly place to eat. Have not had a bad meal here.

Thank elmerandpooh
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Beverly M
6 December 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Yes, we have a children's menu and Sunday night is family night when those meals for children 12 and under are $1. Maxie's accepts a limited number of reservations for parties of 6 people or more every night, but parties of... More
Harry P
6 November 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Maxie's Brisket should be dairy-free. However, the Corn & Arugula Salad has a buttermilk dressing, so that should be substituted. Please make your server aware when you visit, so they can answer any questions and direct the... More
s m
6 September 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry we didn't see this sooner. We are closed on Labor Day. Maxie's is also closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, and Fourth of July.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 28
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6732 W Fairview Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3937
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-292-3969
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Maxie's is Milwaukee's outpost of Southern cooking and comfort food. Known for seafood and fish dishes, Maxie's features an oyster bar with Happy Hour and nightly specials. Maxie's draws inspiration from throughout the South, and serves barbecue, Low Country favorites, Cajun and Creole cuisine.
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