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About Max's Grille - Boca Raton

Patio tables are not available for online reservations.
Max's Grille defines the modern American bistro experience. From the cuisine, an extraordinary wine list and exceptional service, Max's is the place to be if your truly passionate about great food. Our mission is to make your dining experience not only pleasurable, but unlike any other.
-Join Us Everyday from 5:00-6:00PM for a Complimentary Bottle of House Wine with the Purchase of Two Dinner Entrees-Promotion is valid for every two guests dining at the table-

404 Plaza Real #156
Boca Raton, FL 33432
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Saturday and Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
NE 2nd & Federal Hwy

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(561) 368-0080

Website:
http://www.maxsgrille.com/

Parking Details:
Valet Parking during the day is $6, in the evening it is $8. Complimentary parking located in the parking garages.

Executive Chef:
Ray Dolan

Private Party Facilities:
Whatever the occasion may be, we can accommodate your needs. It is our desire to make this "a most unforgettable occasion" for you & your guests. We provide inclusive dining and alcoholic beverage packages to MAXimize your dining experience. Upon request, we can email or fax to you our banquet information and forms.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Large party availablity with inclusive pricing can be accommodated between May 1st and October 31st (dates and time restrictions may apply). For large party function event information, please contact Kristen at kristen@maxsgrille.com

Max's Grille - Boca Raton Ratings and Reviews

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Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (35)
Great for Outdoor Dining (28)
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Creative Cuisine (22)
Fun (21)
People Watching (20)
Great for Lunch (19)
Special Occasion (18)
Good for a Date (17)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Comfort Food (14)
Worth the Drive (13)
Business Meals (13)
Bar Seating (12)
Great for Brunch (12)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Good for Groups (11)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Hot Spot (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Romantic (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Notable Wine List (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Healthy (6)
Seasonal (6)
Cozy (6)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Live Music (3)
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Gluten Free Options (2)
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Scenic View (2)
Spicy (2)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

Great lunch outdoors!

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very good, as always. Max’s never disappoints. We had three different fish dishes, and they were all great....very fresh. The service is always good

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Always good and very consistent.
Did not like that they no longer offer the breadsticks and hummus unless requested. I do get that it can be a waste if not eaten but it should be offered.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food!

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Max's has been around for a very long time and still the service and food are consistently excellent and price is moderate. We had a great time for dinner and then returned after the concert for port at the bar! wonderful!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

BEST CRÈME BRÛLÉE IN THE WORLD (and I have had it around the world). Also try crème brûlée French toast and anything they fry or anything they make.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Second time there to meet a long time friend. The restaurant has a casual atmosphere with both indoor and outdoor seating. We all ordered salads which were well prepared. The service was excellent. We weren’t rushed and we had a very enjoyable lunch.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

I always try to find restaurants serving fresh fish and I am frequently disappointed, but I ordered the swordfish and it was perfect: Clearly very fresh, not frozen, cooked medium as I requested and nicely grilled with a great flavor. I can honestly say that this is exceptional for Boca Raton, where much of the fish is previously frozen, processed or just poorly handled by local restaurants. A good, fresh piece of fish does not need an almond crust or panko coating or a heavy sauce - these are often used to cover up poor quality fish. On this night at Max's I was very pleased with the swordfish. Very pleased.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Very good food

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

When we arrived we asked the waiter for 2 separate checks...never happened! I ordered Max’s chopped salad(delicious) with an add-on of grilled shrimp...over cooked and microscopic! My friend ordered salad over grilled chicken (leather-like and inedible). The servers, though pleasant, had to be reminded to bring the requested black napkins and artificial sweeteners. We longed for the good old days when Max’s Grille was top notch!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

ALL GREAT
TOO NOISY

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

It’s only good for the scene. We waited 20mins for our drink order to be taken. We even thought of just walking away and going to Villagio next door. Entrees before the apps seems like an Applbees mistake and there’s no way our food was remade. Our m entrees came out luke warm service was blah. I’m fine with mediocre service for a good scene but prices should reflect that.

Tags: Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We sat inside and it took awhile for the wait staff to pay attention to us and to keep our drinks flowing.
meat loaf was GREAT.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Food was good, the ambiance is okay. We’re been there few times and now and everyone we go there the place doesn’t feel very cozy for some reason, maybe it’s the staff trying to rush you trough dinner to free the table for the next people. Staff is not very friendly, like little robots running around not trying to be friendly. Dinner for two $180 I would expect for the manager to come around and ask about our experience.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Parking a real problem.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Max's Grille is always consistent... We went for a 73rd Birthday party, all three of us has the sea scallops. They were perfect!! A delightful evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Fun, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 13, 2017

I used to go to Max's Grille frequently, and then their food became unimpressive (to say the least). I decided to try it again and was pleasantly surprised! It was good for dinner on all counts, and had some new menu options. The food was pretty highly seasoned. My date had a Thai Salad and found it too spicy for his taste. My Steak Roja was delicious, but then, I like spicy.
You can't beat it for convenience if you're going to Boca Festival or any event at the Amphitheater. I will return there.

Tags: Spicy, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Very enjoyable dinner sitting outside which is quieter. Had the Salmon Salad, good portion of Miso Glazed Salmon plus a big plate of Veggies. A great place to walk at night - Mizner Center in Boca Raton, FL

Tags: Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Once again this was a terrific dinner. While staffing was low, Mary our server was outstanding!
Thank you for a consistently great restaurant.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 10, 2017

I have dined at Max's for the 20 years that I have lived here. It is also consistent, delicious and a great selection of items. I will absolutely recommend and dine here again.

Tags: Worth the Drive, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Really great and they surprised us singing Happy Birthday! :)

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

A few things...We ordered a nice bottle of wine ($115) and the waiter did not pour ANY of our glasses for us, which we receive this service in any other place at this level. Also, the filet mignon was ordered rare plus and came out charred, pretty much burnt. Other than that, overall experience was good.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The specials were excellent. We had the skirt steak and the halibut. The best thing we had were the crispy Brussels sprouts as an appetizer. They were fantastic!

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Always delicious definitely order the Lollipop wings they are to die for and we couldn’t get enough of the roasted artichokes they were especially tasty we ordered 2 servings

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 30, 2017

A very enjoyable night for my wife and I. I love how Max’s includes appetizers, sides and desserts with their entrees and it’s not a la carte, like many other fine dining experiences. The prices are very fair as well. What a wonderful experience!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Went here on a date, great friendly knowledgeable staff, good cocktail menu. We got shrimp panko crusted mac n cheese and the meatball for appetizer then split the steak with arugula salad and fresh potatoes! delicious!

Tags: Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Fun, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Very pleasant

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Max's lived up to its longstanding reputation as one of Boca's favorite restaurants. Because we went just after 5 to take advantage of their sunset special, the meal was a great deal, and the almost empty restaurant was very quiet. We'll be back soon!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The food is consistently good and so is the service! We like the outdoor dining experience. The duck tacos are great! We’ll be back!

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Fantastic server Will. Kind, attentive, quick.
They honored my request for special soft shell crab sautéed instead of fried. Fantastic. Had a great salad
My friend had delicious pork belly eggs Benedict. Endless drinks fun but quit at 2.
Berry creme pie delicious
Great food as usual. Customer for 15 years

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 2, 2017

It was very warm in the restaurant and we requested twice until they finally put the AC down.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Go with my wife often. Great place! Great food! We love it!

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Excellent food service and ambience

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Went for lunch. Not many options on menu and were out of some selections. What we had was standard fair, nothing special.

Tags: Casual, Quick Bite
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Wonderful food and fabulous service! Always enjoy this place! No wonder it's been around so long!

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Bar Seating, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2017

The table was ready when we arrived. Our friends meeting us ran a few minutes late and we sat and had drinks and they held the table which was nice. We sat and had the shrimp cocktail appetizer which was fresh and good sized shrimp. The girls had specialized salads and I had the trout and my friend the burger. All the food was delivered on time together and was very good. Service maintained all drinks and the evening was very pleasant. I'll return their soon

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

EXCELLENT and would recommend it to everyone! Everything on menu is great!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Seated outside on a mild summer night with good food and wine --PERFECT! The 3 course menu with wine is a great value.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Phillip was excellent! Amazing service and great recommendations on food!

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Always great service, wonderful food and creative options. Especially enjoyed the 20% Rewards discount this month!

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options
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