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Max' Mexican Eatery

802 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-5032
+1 828-322-6147
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible35%
1 Apr 2018
“Not Mexican”
24 Mar 2018
“We felt deceived”
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802 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-5032
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Not fond of writing low reviews but my advice is just wave as u drive by and go 1/10 of mile to a Mexican Rest. I have eaten there years ago, and it was very good. However something went terribly wrong. Service was fair. Pricing...More

Thank ncheel51
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

First we failed to read the reviews, then we failed to heed the warning signs upon entering. Mainly the lack of authentic cooks considering the food being offered but also the ketchupesque salsa and cheap cheap salad. The rest of the meal followed suit and...More

Thank James C
Reviewed September 8, 2017

This used to be one of my favorite places ... then summer of 2016 the service just went downhill in a landslide. I went back a couple times, recently, back in August of this year (2017) just to see about making it a regular, again...More

Thank Jp N
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

My family used to go to Max's for the ACP. As soon as we walked in there was salsa on a table and across the floor. The restaurant was nasty. Sense my son had picked this place for the ACP and we drove from Lenoir...More

Thank Shass2751
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

I sure wish I would have read reviews before we wasted our money here. Not Mexican at all and, orange cheese dip? I just don't even know what to write other than it was just plain horrible and a true waste of money. Taco Bell...More

Thank plprice
Reviewed April 10, 2017

I have tried to eat here 3 separate times. Each and every meal I have eaten here I have found a hair in my food! I am very particular about finding hair in my food, and it ruins my entire meal. The first time I...More

Thank nctraveler89
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Yuck. Filthy. Food not so good. Its an old restaurant that is trying to succeed. I really think it is closed now.

Thank Doreen C
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I love the white sauce on my burito bravo with grilled chicken And the fried tortilla with honey for dessert hold the cool whip The staff is always on it They always welcome us back and know our favorite spot to sit It great on...More

Thank Wormy W
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by a friendly but toothless caucasion waitress, who YELLED "Ya'll have a seat" as we walked in to a restaurant with only 1 other table of 4 occupied. A quick look at the menu was our first indication that this was definitely...More

1  Thank Susan W
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Maybe the only Mexican eatery I have visited with an all gringo staff. Food is ok and prices are very good. Service, on my visit, was poor. Decor is eye candy.

Thank 4bird1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 US Highway 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602-5032
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-322-6147
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