MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Fairview St.
It was decent. I’d heard so many great things about this place, but actually experiencing it was just okay. It was like eating at any other place. Food wasn’t seasoned enough for me.
I was able to get a reservation for me and my family for Valentine’s Day. We were seated right away and the food was excellent. The waiter was nice as well.
Despite being down one server on a busy Friday night, our server was very attentive and courteous. The food was delicious and the drinks were well made - definitely coming back!
This is the best fried chicken around . The batter is seasoned perfectly and the chicken is tender. The waffles are superb too.
It was a great experience. Was seated with a group of 6 and everyone raved about their food. If you want to know what wine to pair with Chicken and Waffles this is the place!
The was good as usual and my family had a great time...
Service was not good! Food was very interesting and tasty.
Everything was fine.Service was outstanding.
I had long been a fan of Max’s Wine Dive but the changes to the menu have been disappointing and this trip may be my last. They no longer have their phenomenal truffle mac & cheese and the new recipe leaves a LOT to be desired. The waiter was a tad pushy and didn’t accept feedback or even telling them we didn’t want something. They were determined to make us want it rather than provide a different option or listen to what we did want. After being pressured into the “special” appetizer, when the bill came it was obvious why we were never given a price for it even when asked. I left completely dissatisfied with everything I ate and regretting the restaurant selection. I kept trying to stay in love with MAX’s but fear we’ve come to the ends of the road.
Champagne & fried chicken - a combo to savor! Never disappointing and always satisfying!
Friends did chevron marathon
Christopher, our server, was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! His recommendation of the Shrimp and Grits and the Ghost Tequila Mimosa was superb! Brunch on a Friday couldn’t have been better!
Totally enjoyed. Service was great, menu good and ambiance just right.
This was my second time there and enjoyed it more the second time then the first !!!
After being seated we had 3 menus that didn’t have a menu inside. Didn’t get waited on for 20-30 minutes and food took over an hour to come out.
Sat on time for reservation, actually chose the bar vs floor seating as it was only two of us. Bartender was lackadaisical about getting our drink order to us. The Mac and cheese appetizer took 30 mins. Dinner (meatloaf and shrimp) took 45 mins. My date saw one part of the dinner order at the kitchen counter and asked for that before it got cold. The second part of our dinner order followed about 5 mins later. Food good, service not so much.
Very slow in all areas. Not overly crowed so no excuse for waiting exactly 1 hour for your meal to be served.
Portion of the meal was cold . Not sure how that happens.
Party of five - one member’s order forgotten by the kitchen until we pointed out to the waiter that it was missing. Waiter hadn’t noticed only four out of five of us got a meal. In addition, the two teenagers in our party ordered the chicken and I think the waiter should’ve pointed out to them that each order would feed two or more so we ended up with huge amounts of leftovers. Finally, it didn’t help that some lowlife wandered through their parking lot while we were inside and broke out one of our car windows in hopes of stealing something.
Went with the family on Christmas Eve - food, drinks, and service were excellent. Food was a little slow coming out but worth the wait!
Service was amazing and the location is excellent
First time here (have wanted to come but just hadn’t been able to). It didn’t disappoint. The chicken and champagne was great. Chicken came out fresh and hot and was close to some of the best I have had. The mac n cheese came out hot but the cheese seemed broken, was grainy, but still great flavors. Sliders were very good too. Will be back to try more items. Our server Cory was great.
Love MAX’s! My friends came to visit from home (California). I took them to MAX’s and they had the shrimp and grits, in which, they wanted to come back the very next day to have the same dish again! I originally took them there to try the sweet potatoe doughnut holes but they took them off the brunch menu. My feelings were hurt. The food is good though!
There was some kind of problem with the computer reservation system, and apparently there was a shortage of servers and kitchen help. Neither service nor food was up to the usual standards for this place, which we visit a lot.
Food was great as always. Sat outside and that definitely effected service. Took about 25 minutes to get a mimosa at 1:45, so not really a rush. Had to ask for coffee twice before it was received.
Awesome place, love the chicken!! It was a quiet night when we went. Service is awesome, knowledgeable wait staff. Only complaint was the lighting, specifically the LED’s for the large posters across the side wall. It strobed very slowly, inconsistently throughout the night. It was annoying! I told the waiter, he said he would pass it along to management. I’ll be back! Love the food and wine choices!!
Gluten free fried chicken was amazing and the brussel sprouts did not disappoint either!
Didn't necessarily need the reservation, but glad we had it. AMZING brunch set up, great options. The French toast was average to above average but everything else that hit our table was absolutely fantastic. Able to make a noon football game with a 10 AM Brunch, but that's cutting it close. If they can serve at 9:30, we would have been there then. Absolutely recommended and will go back when we're back in town.
Max’s Wine Dive was awesome! The food was amazing, our waiter was very friendly, knowledgeable, and introduced us to a really good wine we had never tried before. We will definitely be back next time we are in Houston!
Fantastic meal and even better service!
My go to spot after Sunday service mainly because of Opentable.
The food was good, but a lot of delicious food were taken off the menu like hangover fries and shrimp/grits. The wine choices were great.
This was my second time here. I’ve been to both locations. Waitstaff is rude. While you are eating your food they are touching your plate trying to clear it while you are putting food in your mouth. The food isn’t that great. The Breakfast Klub food tastes better and the customer service is always superb.
The waffle was undercooked. I sent it back and the new waffle was undercooked and "gummy". #SoDisappointed
They staff was having a tough night but they pulled it off with smiles! The food was delicious- their signature fried chicken was fantastic! An appetizer with cheese was also delicious:) Plus the red wine selection was great for a casual evening on the pourch with the dogs!
Food was great! Our server Christopher was AMAZING!!
Always a great experience. The food options have gone to far from the original offerings and not as tasty. Please get some of what made you successful back. Chicken has changed its very dry. It once was the best in town.
music a little loud. was unable to converse with people at table without screaming.
Service was very good, waiter was very attentive and friendly.