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Maxine's Chicken & Waffles

132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
+1 317-423-3300
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended this place and we really enjoyed it! The chicken tenders were crisp and flavorful and the waffle was fluffy. The peach butter was awesome. The service was good.

Thank xvMOMOvx
Keith A, Owner at Maxine's Chicken & Waffles, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, thanks for the great review! We're thrilled to see that you were such a fan of our food and service! We hope that you will join us again soon!

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you want food made with love this is the place for you. The staff is friendly and attentive the food is delicious. The restaurant is next to a gas station which doesn’t make for great sights but once your food hits the table you...More

Thank mz03
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Went to Maxine’s for lunch on a Saturday. I ordered chicken strips and waffles. My son ordered blueberry pancakes and chicken. My wife had the chicken salad. The chicken strips are amazing! Great taste, excellent breading. The waffles were just ok. Didn’t taste fresh. More...More

Thank Dean K
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Found this place surfing on TripAdvisor for ideas on where to eat while traveling to a conference....convinced my friend it would be worth the long walk from our hotel.....and it was long (we were unlucky and it was CHILLY day), really long. Totally worth it....More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

If you want waffles and fried chicken there are a number of better places to go. The waffles are terrible and the fried chicken is bad too.

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We went on a Sat for late lunch. We were seated quickly and service was great. The menu made it hard to decide. We all had something different and all of us thought it was great. I had the cat fish, one had chicken and...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Yum! The biscuit and gravy was amazing. The homemade biscuit was perfectly cooked and the gravy had just enough seasoning. My husband had the chicken and waffles. The chicken was tender and the breading was seasoned just right. The waffles had a hint of vanilla...More

Thank HFoltzay
Reviewed 3 November 2017

First off this is the best chicken in Indy. The entire restaurant is a fantastic experience top to bottom. Food is great. Service is great. Its something you have to experience in Indy.

Thank Nathanael L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Chicken and waffles are a great combination if done well. Not Here. The chicken is wayyy overcoated and the waffles have pitiful flavoring. I've been twice. Don't waste your time or money.

2  Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Returned to Maxine's again with friends to celebrate a birthday. As always, the food is hot, good & plentiful. Had a rough decision for an entree so I ordered one for dinner and one as carry out which I stretched to 2 1/2 meals. Dinner...More

Thank Paul S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-423-3300
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