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  3. Distance: 1.71mi
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About Maxwells

Maxwells is no ordinary experience, offering a relaxed environment, adventurous cuisine and professional service ‘with a personality.’ Superior food, drink and celebration are permanent features. With the region’s largest collection of wines, a diverse selection of beers of the world, and premium beverages, Maxwells is an exciting blend of your imagination and our unique casual elegance.

1380 9th St E
West Fargo, ND 58078
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, French American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner Service:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Bar Hours:
Monday-Thursday 4:00pm -10:00pm
Friday & Saturday 4:00pm -11:00pm

Cross Street:
13th Avenue and 9th St. E

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(701) 277-9463

Website:
http://www.maxwellsnd.com/

Executive Chef:
Mike Wald

Private Party Facilities:
Private dining rooms are available to host group dinners, corporate meetings, rehearsal dinners, holiday dinner events, anniversary celebrations or even cocktail receptions. Built-in audiovisual included with private dining rooms. Group dinner menus & bar packages available.

Private Party Contact:
Ramon Sosa: (701) 277-9463

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Easter Brunch

March 27th - 10am - 2pm

Reservations only! 701-277-9463

Maxwells Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.8

ambience

4.8

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (25)
Special Occasion (21)
Romantic (20)
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Good for Anniversaries (18)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Notable Wine List (13)
Cozy (12)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Business Meals (11)
Worth the Drive (10)
Authentic (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Fun (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Casual (3)
Healthy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Waiter was very knowledgeable, polite and friendly!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined 6 days ago

The evening fish special is always amazing!

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Tyler provided amazing service and was super knowledgeable about any food we asked about and provided recommendations.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

I have had wonderful meals here in the past. Love the atmosphere and ambiance. Decided on the special of the evening which was halibut. Presentation, flavors, were wonderful but halibut was overcooked and dry. First time I was disappointed with my meal at this restaurant. Would still highly recommend.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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food3
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great food and great service. The Hereford tenderloin was magnificent, as was the Elk tenderloin.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 23, 2017

It was excellent!

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

It was ALL GOOD

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Maxwell’s never ceases to please. The manager greeted us with “ happy anniversary”, the bartender mixed a wonderful margarita, and our server provided the perfect amount of attention. The shared ahi tuna app was superb. Recommend the beef tenderloin w/goat cheese. We also had the halibut special, which was also a delight. One of the best times ever.

Tags: Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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food5
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Whenever I visit Fargo, this is a must stop for fine dining. I WILL be back again.

Tags: Romantic
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food5
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Good food and excellent service! Ambience is very pleasant, quiet and classy.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Fargo)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Everything from ambience to food to service was excellent.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

This is a hidden gem in Fargo. I would definitely recommend going here if you want a delicious dinner.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We were not rushed at all. The food was excellent. Cheese plate was the best I have had in Fargo. Salads were a great add. Surf and Turf and the Ribeye were both excellent. The waiter gave each course time to breath and never rushed it. And the chocolate lava cake was the perfect end to a stuffed tummy and wonderful evening.

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 (Fargo)·Dined on September 22, 2017

My wife and I love the food and the service. But we can only afford it once a year.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

The food and Service was amazing. One of the first things our server said was the table is yours for the evening. Please enjoy. My husband and I don't get a chance to dine out very often with 3 children and really appreciate not being rushed. We would highly recommend dining at Maxwells.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent food, great atmosphere. Don't let the construction in the area deter you from coming here.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 6, 2017

Outstanding meal, prompt and courteous service. A great place to impress your significant other or business associate.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Outstanding service with amazing dinner plates to match. Highly recommend for a wonderful and delightful dinner!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 25, 2017

This restaurant never disappoints me. The food is excellent and the presentation exceptional. I would rate it the best restaurant in the Fargo/Moorhead area.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

The food and the service were absolutely amazing g!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Excellent food very tasty and flavorful. Prompt friendly service. Friendly courteous waiter. Definitely would go there again.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Cozy, Healthy, Sunday Lunch
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 (Fargo)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Dishes were great.

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 (Fargo)·Dined on August 6, 2017

The food was good and beautifully plated. The service was average. I'm not sure the place is worth their prices.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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food4
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·Dined on August 1, 2017

This was our first time at Maxwell's for date night. We had booth which made it very quiet and intimate. Loved the ambiance there and the food was fantastic. Our waitress, Kate, was able to answer all of our questions and did a great job. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on July 30, 2017

We like to go to Maxwell's whenever we are in Fargo. So far it didn't disappoint. It is a bit pricey buy quality and service make up for it, so far. Thanks

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Cozy
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Great meal and excellent service. We will try to get to Maxwells more often going forward.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 25, 2017

The Wagyu ribeye was outstanding. The accompaniments were top shelf. The price though spendy was worth every penny. Will definitely return there next time I'm in town.

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 (Fargo)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Great food and service

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·Dined on July 20, 2017

Yum yum yum!! Best meal ive ever had. The salmon is to die for. So is the lobster fetuccine!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 11, 2017

First time eating at Maxwell's. Starter was very large and entrees were cooked to order. Very good experience.

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 (Naples)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Appetizer was great had the crab cakes, also had the soups and salad, also great. Two out of the three meals were goof but one came out cold. Cold potatoes and steak. Sent back to get reheated. Otherwise all over and good experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (Fargo)·Dined on July 6, 2017

Food is very good. But over priced for what you receive.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 27, 2017

The server was the best part of my experience. He answered the questions I posed as well as offering alternatives and suggestions. I have the bison steak with the lobster claw. They put a green cream sauce on the lobster. The sauce was bland and did not add any flavor to the meal. Lobster has so much flavor if it is fresh that the sauce isn't needed. The bison wrapped in bacon was "ok". Again the steak did not have much flavor. The server asked me how everything was going. I told him the meal lacked flavor. He suggested adding salt and pepper. This improved the flavor slightly. The asparagus and roasted potatoes were great. I topped off my meal with a peanut butter chocolate cheesecake. This was the best thing I ate at the restaurant.

I was really looking forward to the experience. But, sadly, I was disappointed. I am traveling for work. When I googled North Dakota food. The number one item to eat is Bison. I will have to try again at my next meal.

The restaurant is very nice. The ambience and decor are fantastic. A little more attention is needed to adding flavor to the dishes.

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 (Fargo)·Dined on June 21, 2017

It was fantastic, the server was spot on and friendly with helpful recommendations. And oh the food! The best soup (sweet potato bisque) I have ever had came out, then I ordered the chili lime pork tender loin, my wife ordered the lobster fetichini with squid ink noodles. This was one of the best dining expiriences we have ever had, perfect way to celebrate our anniversary.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for a Date, Authentic, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options
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 (Fargo)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Very nice atmosphere and food presentation was beautiful. However, once again, our proteins were overcooked and dry. The desert they brought to make up for the dry fish was very dry. I'm sorry to say this was their last chance. I'm disappointed because of the wonderful ambience and it's so close to home.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 13, 2017

It should be noted that Maxwells is a place of special occasions. It is not a place most people would go for a casual meal. Most main courses fall within the high 30 to 40 dollar range. That being said, for special occasions, it is well worth the visit.
We were at Maxwells for our anniversary. We shared their crab-cake and scallop appetizers. Both were very good, but of the two I recommend the crab-cake. For our main course, we had their fish of the day, which was swordfish. We were both very pleased. It was the best we had ever had. For desert we shared their banana bread pudding with rum sauce. It was good, but in all honesty, we enjoyed the appetizers and main course more. Service was excellent.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Fargo)·Dined on June 12, 2017

Excellent food.Interesting and different choices.Service was superb.It was busy though so things took awhile.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Fargo)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Food and service were excellent. Prices are not for just everyday dining though...save it for a special occasion. Our only "complaint" would be the air conditioning was set so low it was close to being uncomfortable. Thankful I brought a sweater.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Fargo)·Dined on May 6, 2017

The food was fabulous and the service was excellent.

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Cozy, Sunday Lunch
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 (Fargo)·Dined on May 3, 2017

The meal was superb ! The service was great and the ambience was perfect for an anniversary date.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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