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East Bank Club- Maxwell's at the Club

247 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Quiet Conversation
  • Business Meals
  • Great for Lunch
A tribute to East Bank Club’s first Executive Director, Chicago sports legend Max Davidson, Maxwell’s at the Club is about more than just delicious food and careful service. It’s about a broad, fine selection of high quality dishes, prepared by a team of highly skilled chefs who make just about everything from scratch. We buy the best fresh, local, natural products possible in order to create meals that are both pleasurable and wholesome.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Open Monday through Friday and Sunday Brunch
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (M-F)
Bar: 11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. (M-F)
Dinner: 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (M-F)
Sunday Brunch: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Phone number
(312) 527-5800 ext. 301
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Rich Hall
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Cross street
Kinzie Street
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Tuesdays, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Midnight Sun
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Gypsy Influence
Thursdays, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Robert Solone with vocalist Marleah Liddle
Fridays, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. The Joe Hurt Trio Featuring Redd Holt
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Special events & promotions
Lobster Tails Dinner: Tuesdays, $38.50

Small Plates: Wednesdays, $24.00

Rib Night: Thursdays, $18.00

Italian Night: Fridays, $28 Adults, $12 Children under 10
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

East Bank Club hosts and caters some of Chicago's most elegant business and social functions in our four private dining spaces and outdoor riverfront patio. Whatever event is next on your calendar, from small business meetings to lavish receptions - we can help make it an unforgettable affair.

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What 247 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.4  based on recent ratings
Noise · Quiet
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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FoodieTom (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Maxwell's is a favorite place for my wife and me. Food is always top notch and very consistent. Service is outstanding. Every time we eat at Maxwell's we are totally satisfied.

Roger (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

My wife and I like Maxwells's in part because it is close to our apartment and can always get in. But also the service friendly and food is terrific! And, even with the live entertainment in the bar, it is quiet enough to converse in a normal tone of voice. A special Chicago place!

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The appetizers we ordered were really good. The entrees were mediocre. When my salmon dish was placed on the table, I chuckled. In my opinion, the menu change is not a success. However, the restaurant is convenient because it’s located in East Bank Club so you can grab dinner after a workout or spa service. However, I can think of several better restaurants to spend $100. If I dine here again, we’ll stick to the appetizers.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

First time to eat at Maxwells although I am a member of the Club. Service was slow to fulfill our order. Turkey burger arrives on a cutting board and looked more like a grilled cheese on greasy bread. Oddly enough, the waitress had asked if I wanted cheese on the turkey burger and I asked for cheddar. There was no cheddar on the burger and when I asked the waitress about that, she ignored me and left. The other person's smoked salmon cobb salad was so small that he commented to the waitress about it. I wanted to like Maxwell's but unless it changes I probably won't go again for lunch. The atmosphere is pleasant however and quiet for conversation for a business meeting.

MediaEyes (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Always consistent great food, drinks and service!

larkra (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on December 10, 2017

I went for the brunch with my husband and two small children. My 2 year old decided to sit in the booth instead of the high chair. I let her in order to avoid a total meltdown. When I received my bill, she was charged the childs fee. When I asked the waiter why (they advertise charging kids 4 and older) he told me that they have to charge kids not sitting in the high chair. Have you ever heard of anything so asinine? I didn't ask to speak to anyone else because it wasn't a lot ($6) but I left there in disbelief over this policy. We eat out a lot and have never come across a policy like this.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

Had a wonderful Sunday brunch at Maxwell's. Every dish I tasted on the brunch buffet was flavorful, seasonal, and delicious. Lots of seafood items and the omelette and waffle stations were fun for the kids. Excellent, friendly service as well.

vipBonnie (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on October 20, 2017

I love the new menu - fresh and inspired - and delicious. I enjoyed the Caesar salad and grilled calamari. Great place for people wanting gluten-free. All the menu items are marked for GF, V, Heart healthy. I love it.
Cocktails in the bar first are terrific, particularly with live combo and vegetables with dip offered. Parking is available in garage below.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on October 15, 2017

You can never go wrong with a buffet, especially one that is centered about breakfast! We were very pleased with the breakfast selection, lots of different meats, omelettes, eggs Benedict, pancakes, etc. however, there was a lack of lunch items. Only items were Caesar salad, shrimp, and tabouleh salad. I would have considered this to just be a breakfast buffet vs brunch buffet. But, overall everything was delicious!

vip5mom (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on August 22, 2017

The live music is always a nice treat to go with a wonderful meal.

CherylAnn (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on August 17, 2017

I've been to Maxwells several times for different menu specials, brunch, Thanksgiving and recently for their Summer BBQ which was totally awesome!! Food is always fresh and terrific. Service is wonderful. Mr. Reid is great, always friendly and attentive. I tell everyone I know about Maxwells.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on July 13, 2017

Love sitting in the bar area before dinner. Wait staff was friendly and the food was great. A little disappointed in the quality and flavor of the tuna entree, but everything else was wonderful. Definitely a top pick for after work dinner or business meal!

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on July 6, 2017

The food is always excellent at the East Bank Clib. The server was attentive. The bar scene is nice before dinner.

Karen (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on June 23, 2017

Great food and reasonable pricing. Just if you drink water with your meal, bring your own if you're going to have more than one glass.

vipDeltaG (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on June 6, 2017

Very nice evening. Loved the musical group in the lounge!