About Maxwell's East Coast Eatery

Maxwell’s East Coast Eatery has its roots in authentic Italian and east coast style cooking. Enjoy delicious 20-inch New York style thin crust pizzas, hot Philly Cheesesteak’s with all the toppings, and house made pasta dishes with marinara, known as “mom mom’s gravy.” With great late night events, the hottest dance club in Salt Lake City, handcrafted brunch on Saturdays and Sundays with a build your own Bloody Mary bar and sports bar with 11 high definition screens.

With its great food, friendly staff, and comfortable atmosphere, Maxwell’s is your place to dine in Salt Lake City morning, noon, night, and late night!

357 S Main St
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Pizzeria, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am- 4:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Nightly: 4:00pm - 1:00am
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(801) 328-0304

Website:
http://maxwellsece.com/

Entertainment:
There is something for everybody throughout the week.

Friday and Saturday, Maxwell’s is the hottest club in Salt Lake. 10PM
Sunday is your night to S.I.N. (Service Industry Night). 7PM
Tuesday Wasatch Poker Tour. 8PM
Thursday Conn Curran and Rob Bennion. 7PM

Parking Details:
Parking is available street-side, in public parking located on Exchange Place or on the corner of 400 South and Main Street, and with Valet on Friday and Saturday.

Public Transit:
We are located just north of the Court House and South of the Gallivan Center Trax Stations.

Executive Chef:
Mike Budd

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Maxwell's East Coast Eatery Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
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4.0

service

3.5

ambience

3.8

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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Cozy (1)
Good for a Date (1)
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Happy Hour (1)
Late-night Find (1)
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vip
·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food quality was mediocre, but the pizza was very good.

Service was very slow.

Lively vibe and ambience.

Would only recommend going for pizza -- pasta and salads were below average in quality and taste.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great place, just felt rushed and it was not even busy.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Live Sports
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vip
·Dined on August 15, 2017

Had the Italian pork sandwich with a side salad. Both were tasty and the service was excellent, however...I asked for a piece of provolone cheese on the sandwich and was charged $2. Two dollars for a piece of provolone cheese! Had I known beforehand that it would cost that much-would not have added it. I thought maybe 75 cents at the most...didn't know until the bill came. A whole package of Sargento cheese (12 pieces) is only 2.68 at the store. That was a huge turn off. If I wasn't a huge fan of their pizza, this experience would make me not want to go back.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Casual, Comfort Food
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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Good food, friendly wait staff. Kitchen was slow to deliver food.

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

The food was average, but the price was very reasonable and the service great. Very nice for a causal sports bar like atmosphere.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on July 18, 2017

We picked the wrong night, they were having serious issues with servers and only had one for the entire restaurant. The manager and others were doing their best to expedite but orders were wrong, one missing altogether, their version of an Old Fashioned was cloyingly sweet, their signature meatball was unappealing, it took three tries to get our separate checks right, not a good experience. The bright spot was the stuffed mushroom appetizer was quite good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great Beer
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·Dined on June 17, 2017

Service with a smile...brought my friend from Belgium to enjoy the best Chicken Parmesan on the planet with extra gravy...Maxwell's is always our go-to for dinner in SLC....

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on May 19, 2017

1st time visiting for our 1 year wedding anniversary and definitely will be back! Great Food, Great Service and a very vibrant atmosphere.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Late-night Find
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·Dined on May 19, 2017

Made a reservation but arrived and table wasn't ready, but the hostess did everything right to make sure we were comfortable and got us a drink- Clone the hostess very valuable employee. Once we were seating we received our drinks very quickly and the food came out quickly- The General Manager came out to talk to us after he found out that there was a little trouble with our reservation to our surprise gave us a gift certificate to use on our next visit which wasn't necessary but very thankful - Great job Scott- Overall good experience and will definitely come back to try some pizza as it looked great going out to the tables.

Tags: Late-night Find, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food
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·Dined on March 31, 2017

This is a great restaurant. Food came fairly quick and it was delicious. the service was great as well. will definately come back and would refer to anyone.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on March 25, 2017

The wait staff did her best but the drink and food orders took forever and they didn't seem that busy. The Manager didn't even stop be to apologize or take items off our bill.

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·Dined on March 24, 2017

Fantastic establishment with great food! Love their pizza and phillys!

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vip
·Dined on March 17, 2017

This is my home away from home. When I am missing my Philly food this is where I like to come.

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·Dined on March 11, 2017

The food was actually mediocre, at best. We all 3 had different things, and they were all underwhelming. The service was actually pretty slow too. Overall, we probably would not go back.

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vip
·Dined on March 3, 2017

Hard to find decent Italian food in Salt Lake. Maxwell's offers a little east coast Italian flair with family recipes at a great value.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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·Dined on February 25, 2017

Service was very poor. We had to track down our server every time we wanted something. We sat at our table 15 minutes before we got up and asked for someone to take our order. Will not be going back.

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·Dined on February 25, 2017

Horrible services. Waiting almost an hour to get drinks and food. Had to track down the manager to get assistance and was not comped anything.

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·Dined on February 25, 2017

If this place were really an "East Coast Eatery," it wouldn't last a month. Service was incredibly slow (half an hour for the salad to arrive, 15 minutes for a drink). Ravioli was good, actually, and salad was ok, but the red sauce was much too sweet and heavy. The server asked if I'd like meat on top, and I'd noticed that you could get "meatballs" on a pizza and so ordered them. What came was one giant, bready, meatloaf-type lump , in a separate bowl, that had to be 1/3 pound at least--and cost $9 extra; it wasn't listed or described on the menu (unless several of these giant things are what one gets on a pizza) and he didn't describe it--just sold it to me and charged me. None of the house red wines was available ("oh, we're out," he said blithely) and he tried to sell me a $13 glass instead--at what is essentially a pizza joint. Will be warning my friends who have lived in the east that this is NOT anything like a real Italian joint back there--except maybe a low-rent one.

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·Dined on February 24, 2017

We waited nearly 30 min for our check but every other time we've been here it's been a great experience

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
·Dined on February 24, 2017

Chicken parm one of the best ever. Featured on diners, drive ins and dives, but it's not a diner, drive in or a dive. Exceeded expectations

Tags: Good for Groups, Live Sports, Fun, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food
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·Dined on February 13, 2017

Waitress was super attentive!

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·Dined on February 11, 2017

Started good, but quickly went downhill. Extensive alcohol menu, but when we ordered a tequila selection, we were eventually told they were out of it. When asked about other another respasado, we were told nothing but "silver" was in stock. Lame
Food took 25 min after ordered to arrive, and was not worth wait. After all this, they tried to over charge us for the tequila shots!
Good place for 22 year olds to hook up, but not recommended for anything else . . .

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·Dined on February 10, 2017

Great meal. We had the servers recommended meals that evening. Branzino Fish, filleted table side, and the Fish stew. Waitress was Zoe great service!

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on January 20, 2017

Scott the manager knew one of my friends and spoiled us with appetizers that were beyond delicious! The service was fantastic, every bite perfect, and our entire girls dinner was amazing.

Tags: Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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·Dined on January 19, 2017

Good meal. Great service.

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·Dined on January 14, 2017

Great service and food!

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·Dined on January 14, 2017

The food and service are always great! Fat kid pizza is the way to go!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Seasonal
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·Dined on January 12, 2017

Great place for group dinner. Everyone enjoyed their food.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal
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·Dined on January 7, 2017

8:00pm reservation for party of 12 for over-40 birthday celebration, dining and dancing. Awesome food, nice party atmosphere. Music was loud club dance music - remix/mashup. Dance crowd was early to mid- 20s group. Would go back for food but go somewhere else for dancing.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 24, 2016

Great food and great setting. Loved the environment and the service. Definitely going back!!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 23, 2016

This place is awesome! The menu is to-die-for authentic Italian, particularly considering it's located in Utah. Best pizza and cheesesteak I've had since I was on the East Coast. Service is great. This is our family go-to spot as the kids can get pizza, I can get a cheesesteak and my wife has a choice of fine Italian dishes. The bar exceeded our expectations. Not a difficult thing to do in Salt Lake City, however, this is a good bar by any city's standards.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 21, 2016

The food is always excellent, I love their Donnie Brasco pizza, the service was the worst I've had. It took 30 minutes to place our order after I flagged down the server, an hour before 5 out of 6 of us got our salads. We had to ask for the other, and then ask for silverware to eat our salads. The server was busy and we could see this. We were patient but this was ridiculous. It took over 2 hours to have pizza and a salad for lunch.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 17, 2016

We love Maxwell's in Salt Lake and Park City. A great sports bar with good food and GREAT pizza. Unfortunately, sometimes the music in Salt Lake can get so loud you can't hear the game on the tv...and have to practically yell to talk to your dinner companions.

Tags: Seasonal, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 3, 2016

Maxwell's food never disappoints. Everything we had was wonderful. It is THE best Italian food in the area!

Tags: Cozy, Live Sports, Quick Bite, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 15, 2016

Waiter was awesome. Food was great. Would go back again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
·Dined on August 13, 2016

Friendly staff, good east coast Italian food and upbeat atmosphere. Will definitely be back!

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vip
·Dined on July 24, 2016

We were very pleasantly surprised eating here, we have been looking for a traditional old fashioned Italian restaurant with good food and generous portions and it looks as though we have finally found it. We were just surprised to not see Garlic Bread on the menu but we are definitely going back!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
·Dined on July 17, 2016

The spaghetti and meatball and lasagna are amazing. Matt is an excellent server as well and added to the experience.

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·Dined on July 13, 2016

Excellent food and good service. We will be back!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on July 13, 2016

Loved the live music. The food was super salty, that is why I gave it only 2 stars. If the food had tasted better I probably would have given it 4 - 5 stars all the way around.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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