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About Max's on Broad

Everyday Belgian & French cuisine served in a beautiful restaurant overlooking a plaza w/ patio dining. This is French countryside cooking at its best, using local ingredients and hormone free meats. We serve homemade desserts, soups, sauces, fresh salads, local raw oysters, cocktails, an extensive wine list, private dining, business lunches, local beers, Belgian beers, and outside dining.


305 Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23220
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Belgian, French, Bistro

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am - 11 pm
Sunday 10 am - 10pm.

Brunch served Saturday and Sunday until 3 pm. Full menu all day long, straight through until close. Catering & boxed lunches available. Call our Catering & Sales Manager Andrea Hughes at (704) 302-0049. Large parties welcome; prix fixe available for semi-private dining or corporate events.

Cross Street:
Adams and Broad Street and Brook Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(804) 225-0400

Website:
http://www.maxsonbroad.com/

Parking Details:
We also offer complementary valet parking all day, everyday.

Free Parking during both lunch and dinner can be found at Joe's Auto, on Marshall Street between Adams and 1st Streets on the north side of the street. Please stay to the left side of the free standing building.
Parking can also be found at the south west corner of Grace st. & N. Adams.

Executive Chef:
Tim Clinton

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

50% Off Select Wines

Mondays from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

50% Off Select Wines

Mondays from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Details

50% Off Select Wines. Excludes Tax and Tip. We're offering over 75 by the bottle selections half- dine in or delivery!. Special valid Oct 23, 2017 - Feb 19, 2018 on Mondays from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM.

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Enjoy your specials days with family and leave the cooking and cleaning to us. Serving a full dinner menu until late w/ a few specialty entrees, cocktails and desserts.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Grab someone special and join us before the festivities for full dinner service and special items, including bubbly cocktails and seasonal, local favorites.

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Max's on Broad Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (59)
Good for a Date (49)
Pre/post Theatre (47)
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Good for Birthdays (44)
Good for Anniversaries (39)
Neighborhood Gem (35)
Romantic (35)
Cozy (32)
Fit for Foodies (29)
Sunday Lunch (26)
Great for Brunch (24)
Creative Cuisine (24)
Business Meals (23)
Casual (21)
Good for Groups (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Authentic (17)
Fun (17)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Worth the Drive (17)
Happy Hour (16)
Local Ingredients (15)
Great for Lunch (15)
Bar Seating (14)
People Watching (14)
Scenic View (14)
Comfort Food (12)
Great Beer (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
Healthy (8)
Hot Spot (7)
Late-night Find (6)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Seasonal (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Tapas (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined 14 hours ago

Excellent food and service. Perfect meal, perfect evening.

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 (Richmond)·Dined 6 days ago

We went for our anniversary. The host seated us at a tiny table in the middle of a high traffic area. We had to ask to be moved. He was hell-bent on putting every couple who came in at that table and everyone asked to be moved. It was not necessary as there were many open tables. The meal took forever to come and the food was very average. On the bright side our waitress was great.

Really not worth it. Go somewhere else. Same owner and attitude as Tarrant’s.

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 (Richmond)·Dined 6 days ago

Great service and great food, as usual

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Thank you for keeping the restaurant open for us :-)

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 (Richmond)·Dined 7 days ago

All was very good,but very crowded and somewhat noisy

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 7 days ago

Rocky experience with a server who messed up three of four entrees. Steak frites were very average, salads had no dressing. Used to enjoy Max’s but unlikely to go back.

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

paper on top of table cloth, no bread, steak over cooked. out of desert ordered by wife. not what is considered fine dinning.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Our dinner at Max’s was practically perfect in every way — fitting because we dined there before going to see Virginia Rep’s Mary Poppins. Mother Nature assisted by showering snow on Broad Street to give us a beautiful view from our upstairs table. Our server was efficient and asked if we were going to the theater so he could ensure timely service. Nice touch. The menu offered a lovely variety and food was excellent. From the pleasantly crusty bread to the monster piece of triple chocolate cake, it was all delicious. Max’s offers valet parking and it works well if you are planning to see a Virginia Rep show. Let them take care of parking, libations and sustenance so you can waddle down Broad to the show. A perfect evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Sat upstairs in a table overlooking the street. The service was excellent and the short ribs were even better. This was my first visit to Richmond and I am so glad that this place was recommended to me. I will be back.

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·Dined on December 7, 2017

I took my sister to Max's for her birthday. It was a very late lunch and the restaurant wasn't at all crowded, so we were seated upstairs, our preferred choice. Our server was very tuned in to our preferred "pace," - we never felt rushed. He was also very helpful regarding the gluten-free options, and offered to find out if non gluten free options could be modified in some way to accommodate me. Max's has been a favorite choice for special occasions for some time now, and has continued to be worthy of that distinction!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Max's was quiet for a late, light dinner on a Sunday evening at 8 PM, but the atmosphere of the upstairs dining room was very inviting. I appreciated the discreet sound-absorbing panels on the ceiling as I can imagine it could be loud when full. We enjoyed classic French onion soup, salads, and Belgian mussels--though with the twist of a coconut curry sauce. The only misstep was that our server forgot to provide the truffled deviled eggs that we had ordered. They sounded good, but in the end we didn't need them.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Cozy
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was good, not exceptional. The server was polite but extremely slow and rarely checked in on us. He forgot to pick up my wife’s order of salmon so it was given to another table but did agree to have it taken off the bill and had another order made for her which arrived as we were leaving. While the overall experience was fair, we paid a premium price, in so doing if you pay a premium price you should receive premium service. Did not happen

Tags: Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Fabulous! Great food! Great service ! Brandon was our server and was on point!

Tags: Hot Spot, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Max's was extremely disappointing in every respect except for the ambiance. To begin with, the service was awful. Our server kept disappearing for long periods of time and when there were errors in both our drink and food orders, we did not get so much as a "sorry about that", just begrudging corrections. On top of that, the main dishes were of poor quality, over-cooked (to the point that the vegetables tasted only of char), and extremely over-salted. I had also requested on Opentable that a candle be put in our dessert as we were celebrating a big birthday. The dessert came, but there was no candle or acknowledgment of the celebration. All in all, I left angry that I had spent so much money (almost $200 for 2) on food and service I could have gotten at a bad dive bar.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Dining was great. Valet not so good. We valet parked so we could go to the theater after dinner. When the show was over, there was a long line at the valet stand because there was only one guy trying to handle the crowd. We ended up following him to our car(several blocks in the dark - dangerous).

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Great as always. The valet parking is a definite plus with all the construction on Broad Street. Wine by the glass is expensive for the small amount served. Will go for a bar drink in the future.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Yummy. Great staff. Valet parking. The trifecta of Downtown dining.

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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Had a great time, service was great and so was the food

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I ordered the French Dip. The beef was tough and tasteless. Same for my friend. I will never order that again. Have had several previous decent meals.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Celebrating my wife’s birthday!!

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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We went to Max's on Thanksgiving evening. The place was packed and everyone seemed to be having a great time. The service was very professional and friendly. We ordered from the regular dinner menu rather than having the Thanksgiving dinner and everything was perfect. Highly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Advertised as turkey dinner, but lots more ham than turkey and the ham was cut too thick and thus was tough. Fixings were above average, although very little gravy. Pecan pie as an extra was good, but a very small piece.


This is a good restaurant, especially for lunch and would return, but not for Thanksgiving.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We arrived early and were seated right away, the service and the food were impeccable.

Tags: Healthy, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Authentic, Hot Spot, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

As usual, this one of the best restaurants in Richmond, Virginia. This is the type of restaurant which is for lovers, friends, families or just business lunch. I know of no one who had dined here that has anything negative to say.

Yes, they are busy on holidays, but who isn't. They still handle the volume with extra help and quick and competent service.

Hector Mahady

Tags: Great for Lunch, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great meal! Great Service! Great time!

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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 19, 2017

After enjoying a great breakfast there one weekend we took friends from out of town there for dinner. We were really disappointed. For $120 for a couple the food my wife and I got was just bland. Nothing exceptional. The cheesecake had little flavor.

The service was friendly but forgetful. We had to find our server to order coffee, cream, extra drinks, multiple times before we got it.

Lovely restaurant but the main component has to be great food; especially at that price. We were very disappointed.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We arrived early Saturday 11/18 for a 7:30pm reservation & we were pleased to be immediately seated upstairs. Food was great and our server (#67) & her service were wonderful. All staff were cordial, polite & upbeat. We will certainly return.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Romantic, People Watching, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 19, 2017

This was our 2nd time to Max's and loved it even better. The staff were amazing, the food was delicious, and made for a perfect dinner and Sat. evening

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Max’s has always had great service from he bar area to the dining table. The staff is attentive and fast. The food is a mix of German/French with solid beef, chicken and seafood choices. The escargot this time was especially good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Made brunch reservations for my mom’s birthday. The ambiance of Max’s is very impressive but the food and service is a little underwhelming. We ordered scrambled eggs for my daughter and they came to the table as over easy . The waiter told us to just mix them up for her instead of taking them back to get fixed. Overall the food is fine but pricey for what you get.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Zac was an attentive server and had a quick wit with good suggestions for our beers and dinner selection. We will ask for Zac again.

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Not quite as good as I remembered it. Smaller menu then before. I had the duck entree which was extremely chewy. I know that duck is hard to prepare but this was disappointing. probably won't go back any time soon.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was very good. Especially loved the dessert menu. Nice ambiance and good service.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We had a nice dinner and experience. The waitress was great and offered us a complimentary glass of champagne as it was our anniversary. We got salmon and Scallops. The salmon was ok. The scallops were delicious and salad was great! It was kind of a mixed bag but we would go back. The atmosphere is cool and all in all, we had a very nice evening!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Food was great. Service started good but then went downhill. After the meal we ordered after dinner drinks that came out with double the alcohol and double the price. Then it took a long time to get the check and pay. Also, ordered desert that never came. Finally, person I was with had a bad knee and was told ladies room was upstairs- after making it up/down learned there was one downstairs.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

The waiter said the soup of the day was a French Vegetable Soup. What was served was a Chicken soup that tasted liked doctored up can soup. It was also very salty. Very unenjoyable.
To the waiters credit, he did ask if I wanted something else.
Main entree was sliced pork onto of a bed of farro. The meat was over cooked and tough. The farro was overly seasoned with garlic.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

They were very busy but we still had great service. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Atmosphere was awesome.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Was underwhelmed with the menu selection. Went with the duck breast (all 3 at the table did) and all asked for medium-rare. Duck breast was beyond rare, way undercooked. The kitchen clearly does not know the difference between rare and medium-rare; or doesn't care.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Had a great dinner with friends! The service was outstanding and the food was absolutely amazing. Glad we picked Max's!

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Lovely as usual. Enjoyable experience. We have dinner or lunch here frequently and it is always an enjoyable experience.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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