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MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave.

4.7
2113 Reviews
$30 and under
American
At MAX’s Wine Dive it’s all about the EXPERIENCE.
We’re passionate about food and wine – just like you! We pride ourselves on bringing you gourmet comfort food made from the highest-quality local ingredients in an exciting and unique atmosphere. In addition, we price our wines on a retail model – you can find amazing wines from around the world at the most competitive prices in town – and then take some home with you!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 2113 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fried chicken and champagne!! Delicious!

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TamiF
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The food was great! It was good to know that even though I hadn't been to the restaurant since the pandemic that the food quality hadn't gone down. I also liked that it appeared to be that they were practicing social distancing.

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AshtonR
Houston
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was hot fresh & very tasty, drinks were great and their wine selection was superb!

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vipShonN
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cute spot. Great wine choices. We went for brunch and had mimosas. Excellent service. Food was fresh and tasty. Will be back.

MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave.
Responded on October 21, 2020

Thank you for the 5 Stars! We appreciate it and hope to see you again soon!

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LaToyiaM
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have gone to this location on numerous occasions and each time I visit, I get the same great service. I enjoy the food and the atmosphere. This will always be one of my favorite brunch spots.

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Molove
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

This is always a great place to go for brunch. lunch and dinner.

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Dontwasteyourtime
Houston
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience1

Not recommended for brunch. Food was horrible. Bland and almost raw. Mimosas were tasteless also. Waiter was ok though so there’s that. Won’t be going back.

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vipMike
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

really great meal. Really appreciated the gluten-free options, particularly the crab-avocado salad, deviled eggs, and fried chicken (just need some gluten-free desserts!). As always great wines available from a friendly and helpful server. Really enjoyed the meal!

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TaniaC
Houston
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The only complaint we had was about some of the food not being warm/hot when it came out.

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NadyaD
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

There were only, including me, three tables. So I do wish my server checked up on us more, but other than that it was perfect! The fried chicken was to die for (and I am very picky about my fried chicken)

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Falcons2017
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great just wish the place was a little bigger .

MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave.
Responded on September 22, 2020

Thank you for the 5 star review!

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gabrielleB
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is amazing. Drinks are delicious. Service is exceptional!

MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave.
Responded on September 18, 2020

Thank you for the awesome review, Gabrielle!

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IsaB
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time there and I loved it. The food was amazing, service great, drinks even better. The atmosphere was awesome. Nice quiet place to hang out a little and have conversations. Very adult. Will definitely be back!

MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave.
Responded on September 15, 2020

Thank you for the kind words and fantastic review! We appreciate it.

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Warthog
Dallas
38 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great find and we are now becoming regulars! The food is fantastic and the personalities are great!

MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave.
Responded on September 15, 2020

That's awesome! Thank you so much for the kind words. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipMike
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

I was not happy that the Houston Restaurants Week menu includes only half portions of the appetizer and dessert. It’s barely a good value with whole portions. It’s just a scam to not list on the menu you are giving half portions. It’s actually more expensive with the HRW menu. Also, the wine list gives no details on the wine, and the waitress was not helpful at all. I have been going to Max’s for many years and have always loved this place, but will NEVER go back since they are taking advantage of the Houston Restaurants Week menu and not stating the half portions when ordering.

MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave.
Responded on September 15, 2020

Hi, Mike. We're sorry to disappoint you with our HRW portion sizes. We do our best to provide a great value to our guests and are sorry we let you down. We hope to see you again soon.

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monicam
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience5

There were 6 of us in our party. And 5 out of the 6 had to send their meals back because it was cold, under cooked, or just inedible. We enjoyed the atmosphere and our waiter was awesome. Would try sgain

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vipLeLe
Houston
46 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great and the food was great. I drove from Lake Olympia, and was very pleased.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful and great experience always the best. Definitely be back soon

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Wedding Anniversary

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was amazing!

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ConnieDee
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely enjoyed my experience at Max's yesterday. I was so happy to see that the restaurant was not booked to capacity and that they followed the social distancing ordinances. As always, the food was delicious, and the server was pleasant. I'll definitely be back soon!

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BriaJ
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. The staff was phenomenal. From out of town and definitely experienced Southern hospitality

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

My food wasn’t as good this time.. My French toast was burnt and dry, my chicken breast had hardly any breading, but my Frose was good!!

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vipSRH0825
Houston
23 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed Max’s immensely! We’ll be back soon. SN: the best chicken fried steak I’ve ever had!!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration

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Asianelle
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Tim, my server was great! Food was good. Tables were blocked for proper social distancing. Staff were in face coverings.

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ShametriaS
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Good experience and food!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing. The food was excellent & the atmosphere, superb! Can’t wait to come back!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience5

Everything tasted great i had paper in my greens look like the paper that wrapped around the bunches when purchased.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

It started rough at first, but they were able to recover. We got there and was seated for almost 10 minutes and no waitress. When we made the problem known, the situation was fixed immediately.

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AkyraH
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The fried chicken was amazing. I can’t stop thinking about it. I’ve told anyone who would listen about that chicken! Will definitely be returning soon.

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AspenH
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our first visit here. The food was AMAZING and service was great!

Our server was fantastic! We will be back!

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NatashaT
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a birthday brunch with my friends. Social distancing guidelines were in place and the staff went above and beyond to make sure our needs were met. Will definitely visit again.

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vipLaConniaS
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience and great customer service made reservation and was seated soon as we arrived.

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RutanyaP
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Honestly it felt very strange being out in a restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I’m from Dallas and I was super excited to eat here! The one in Dallas closed a couple years 😢 food is still as great as I remember!

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vipBlake
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ask for Maxi, she was awesome! Fly by tacos and the grits & greens were amazing!! Definitely will be back!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’m so glad I stopped at Max’s Wine & Dive for brunch! I got the fried lobster and Mac and cheese and it was so delicious! It also came with a side of French toast to satisfy my sweet tooth! Definitely returning again!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I definitely recommend anyone in the mood for good wine and good food to choose this place. Every time I come I always enjoy myself. I can’t wait to return.

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KakiD
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, excellent service and a wonderful wine menu, what more could you want?

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave. using the Order Online button. MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave. also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave. also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 880-8737.

MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave. is rated 4.7 stars by 2113 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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