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About MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave.

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!

4720 Washington Ave., Ste. B
Houston, TX 77007
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Wine Bar, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 11am-12am

Tuesday-Thursday: 4pm-12am

Friday: 11am- 1am

Saturday: 10am-1am

Sunday: 10am- 12am

Cross Street:
Shepherd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 880-8737

Website:
http://www.maxswinedive.com/houston/index.php

Entertainment:
MAX’s Wine Dive features a jukebox with Texas-influenced classic rock and old favorites to help create the perfect atmosphere.

Catering:
Off-site and private event catering is available. click here for more information, http://www.maxswinedive.com/houston/catering_private-dining/index.php. We love bringing the gourmet comfort food to you!

Parking Details:
We offer complimentary Valet Parking Monday through Saturday nights and have both public and private lots available for all other days & times.

Public Transit:
Metro has stops in the area, and the Washington Wave jitney service makes stops at the Wine Dive as well.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We continuously have upcoming wine tastings and other related events! Check our website to see what is coming up next, http://www.maxswinedive.com/houston/calendar-of-events/index.php

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Details
Daily 5:00PM - 5:30PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM

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Private Dining

While Wine Dive Houston is a smaller-than-most restaurant and doesn’t have a private room, we can accommodate cocktail-style events. And on certain nights, portions of the dining area (or even the entire restaurant) can be dedicated to private events.

MAX's Wine Dive Houston - Washington Ave. Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Notable Wine List (33)
Casual (28)
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Fun (18)
Great for Brunch (17)
Good for a Date (17)
Bar Seating (17)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Hot Spot (13)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Cozy (11)
Happy Hour (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Late-night Find (7)
People Watching (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Good for Groups (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Business Meals (4)
Romantic (4)
Authentic (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Live Sports (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Seasonal (2)
Spicy (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Scenic View (1)
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 (Houston)·Dined 3 days ago

Used to love this restaurant but had not been there for a few years. I was very disappointed

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 (Denver)·Dined 6 days ago

The GM, Angelique, was awesome and very professional!! Great atmosphere and even better customer service!!!

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Casual, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch
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·Dined 6 days ago

The wine selection is nice. I would dine here again. Good service.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Romantic, Casual, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch
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food3
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

More dive than wine.

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 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

I always get the jalapeno fried chicken and it wasn't that flavorful this time. In addition, my wife's shrimp and grits were runny and didn't have much taste. Definitely over-priced for what we received.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great food had the Shrimp and grits. Would have liked a little more of the Shrimp to accompany the grits.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

My wife and I grabbed two excellent burgers and a carafe of house red. Food and service were excellent, but we thought $95 was a bit steep.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Delicious food and food came relatively quickly for the fullness of the restaurant

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent food atmosphere and service! Felt like the ideal neighborhood pub with an excellent wine list.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The food was excellent and the prices are reasonable. The service was very good and they accommodated us even though more people showed than expected! Superb!

Tags: Live Sports, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Afternoon Tea, Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Late-night Find, Authentic
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was my second time dining at Max’s for brunch. My first experience was much better. They were not adequately staffed. We ordered two desserts (same) and they were not as described. A side of cold sweet potatoes is NOT bourbon Carmel sauce.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Music too loud. Difficult to hear friends at my table.

Tags: Quick Bite, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Fantastic dishes, attentive staff! We really enjoyed the experience!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Way way way too cold. Way way way too loud. Everyone trying to talk over the music = cacophony.
Food great. Wine way overpriced. Never going back.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

I love this place !!! The food the drinks are always good

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

This was my first time dining at Max's Wine. I invited my mother in law as she had never been either. We had a great time! The food was great and the portions were a nice size. We will be back soon.

Tags: Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Enjoyed brunch for 4. They keep changing the menu, but still everything we ordered was really good. Server wasn't all that attentive - we were hoping to order something similar to the Biscuits and Gravy Stack that they used to have on the menu. Seems like it could have been done since it was just biscuits, gravy, sausage and bacon stacked on top of each other, but he didnt want to listen and just offered another dish instead of what we were looking for. Other than that, it was a good time.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Fabulous brunch with family celebrating a birthday. Delicious food and service! We will be back!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was mediocre. Chicken tasted good but was dry. Stuffed pepper appetizer was served warm at best.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Max's is always a go-to place for Sunday brunch. Food is excellent with huge portions and they carry my fav wine - Last Judgement!

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Don't expect service from the front desk. The point of having a reservation is so we can have a table and not a high top in the bar area.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great food, Customer service was great, Grapefruit mimosas are delicious! I will mof def be going back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Sunday brunch. Didn’t love the mimosas, everything else was delicious!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Mimosas were as disappointing as the mac n cheese.

Not sure what kind of orange juice they use, but it was a kind I've never had.

Mac n cheese had no taste. Even adding bacon couldn't help it.

Too noisy to talk.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Chicken was hot and great!

The Pancakes, French Toast and Waffles were cold; had to have all the bread items sentback back and microwaved .The butter would not even melt on these items.
We drove 35 miles each way to come because we were told how great the food is.
We were really excited for our first visit. Very disappointed about the brunch.

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Nice place. Brunch menu has great choices. Will definitely visit again

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Max's Wine Dive had a great eclectic atmosphere and the food is really good. I will definitely go there again and bring friends.

Tags: Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Fried Chicken is delicious, as are the stuffed peppers with shredded pork, fried oysters appetizer. Good selection of wine. We always sit at the bar - better service usually.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Their Fried Chicken is out of this world. I would recommend anyone having the fried chicken and champagne. Great place for a date night or get together with friends.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 17, 2017

The food was mediocre at best. The table was not ready until 30 minutes after reservation time.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on September 16, 2017

My wife and I had a very tasty brunch at Max's and enjoyed the atmosphere.

Tags: Bar Seating, Spicy, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Great like always, food was amazing and great music was played

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Good food great service, two characteristics that will keep me coming back.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Angel was my waitress and was absolutely wonderful. She was not annoyed with me when I wanted to change tables or wait for my friend before ordering a drink. She was not overly hovering around us and did not pressure us to leave. Over all an absolute pleasant experience.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Great job at always!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Fried chicken was delicious!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Very local to us, we call In out of convenience occasionally.
More fun and casual than date night in my opinion.
Friendly with good comfort food and a decent wine selection .

We will continue to go back assuming standards stay high

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Casual, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Bar Seating, Authentic, Fun, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Delicious, upscale comfort food with generous servings. Good, friendly service. We tried both chicken dishes, and they were unbeatable. Loved the Mac and cheese.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 22, 2017

I enjoy Max's Wine Dive. It was a week night when we went and it was very quiet which was actually perfect for the occasion. Nice spot, friendly employees.

Tags: Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Casual, Notable Wine List
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 19, 2017

I met with my bridal party. Some were first timers and others frequentl partakers. They really enjoyed the options on the brunch menu. The drinks were wonderful. Great spot.

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