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6732 W Fairview Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3937
+1 414-292-3969
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (26 reviews)
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Seafood, Barbecue, American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6732 W Fairview Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3937
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 806jiml
Reviewed July 24, 2017

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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 893gregorys
Reviewed July 23, 2017

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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank upnorth5029
Reviewed July 20, 2017 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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Dean622
Reviewed July 13, 2017 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.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank X8953GZcatherinem
Reviewed July 12, 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.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank elmerandpooh
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Love this place will be back food and service were wonderful - don't miss it! Planning on another visit before we leave town!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Joseph P
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised with some of the non-alcoholic drink choices I tried a couple and they were colorful and flavorful I would definitely drink them again I also enjoyed their Pecan-crusted trout it was very tender and I would definitely have that again. Corn...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank KellyS93
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

I usually come for the oysters and cornbread and love it. This time we had a fish fry....expecting it to be great...it was so so at best. Bland.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank travlinf0rw0rk
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

I am from the South and know authentic southern food and have also been to upscale southern style restaurants. Maxie's is not either of these. The food falls very short of the real deal. However if this is your only option then it is what...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank BridgetCabrera
John B, Guest Relations Manager at Maxie's, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

We're very sorry to hear our food fell short of the real deal on your visit. We'd like to know more about what you had, so that we can check to make sure we're cooking everything on the menu up to our standards. Please reach...More

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Beverly M
December 5, 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
November 5, 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
September 5, 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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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