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Max's Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1250 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1805 (Airport Blvd)
+1 650-342-6297
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Milford, Michigan
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392 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good: entertaining menu, family run, casual atmosphere, large food portions, extensive list of food options and some creative dishes. The Chicken Pot Pie for an individual is the size of an entire pie. Huge, but candidly a bit wasteful. The not so good: the place is a bit run-down, the quality of the food is just okay and the... More 

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful meal on our way up to the airport with friends. Always large portions and loved their fresh artichoke and asperagus seasonal menu. We even took desserts to go as usual. Love the cocconut maccaroons

Thank Jean H
Chicago, Illinois
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average food, not good service and HUGE portions that are just too big unless you intent to share with 1-2 more people. Sorry, just not a place I will return to.

Thank marymaryloveshawaii
Hillsborough, California, United States
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Max's is a great place to get comfort food. It is not cheap but worth the money. Service can be not very good. Deserts are excellent.

Thank Phil S
Scottsdale, Arizona
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't usually post things like this (look at my past reviews). I will never go back to this place. I've gone here three times over the pat 15 years and each time, the staff have had an attitude. I don't know what it is, but it seems to be ingrained. They think they are above the people visiting. Avoid.

Thank cdycdy
Mountain View, California
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here Sunday at 5:30pm. Was seated right away. Our server was great. The saying on the menu says it all, "everything you always wanted to eat". I had the russian cabbage soup, the giant nachos (yes it was a giant serving) and the hot corned beef and pastrami on rye with swiss. Everything was great.

Thank DJ B
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This is my go to place for Reuben's and potato salad. They focus on large portions of tasty American food. It's not fancy but you'll be satisfied at a reasonable cost. Their sandwiches are all great. Don't order stuff you think this kind of place won't do well and you will be happy.

Thank William M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Max's is always a great place to come back to. You wouldn't think that this place was a great as it is when you drive by, but every time I get near the SFO Airport I come back to Max's. The Steaks are seasoned perfectly, and Cut Thick, as are the Pork chops. They get it right every time. The... More 

Thank stevenhF9994RA
Napa, California
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298 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The Max's nearest to me closed down awhile ago so I was really excited to visit one near the conference I am attending. Good service and yummy food. I had the turkey pastrami Rueben with potato salad... so full, and I only ate half the sandwich. Seems like a locals place to go even though it is by a bunch... More 

Thank BrenHen70
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There is live music almost every night. Nice atmosphere, couples friends and singles enjoying food and place. Friendly staff. 5 stars!

Thank Nuri C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1805
    (Airport Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-342-6297
For over 25 years, Max"s has served America's favorite foods with an upscale style at affordable prices. Boasting "everything you've always wanted to eat, "only at Max's will you find a corned beef reuben, chinese chicken salad, ribeye steak, BBQ ribs and portabello mushroom pasta all on the one table. And for those with a sweet tooth, Max's sinful, awarding desserts will keep you coming back for more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?