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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.
West Fargo, ND 58078
Contemporary American, American, French American
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Monday-Thursday 4:00pm -10:00pm
Friday & Saturday 4:00pm -11:00pm
13th Avenue and 9th St. E
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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
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:
March 27th - 10am - 2pm
Reservations only! 701-277-9463
Maxwells Ratings and Reviews
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.
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.
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.
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.
The food is absolutely incredible. The most challenging aspect is choosing from many great entrees. Great wine selection and fabulous home made desserts and ice cream. Top notch service. Maxwell's is a real gem as good as any restaurant in New York, london or Paris. It is a must try.
Overrated. Not sure what happened here. I love their brunch, but their dinner menu was less than impressive. Overpriced (note the prices are not listed on the website) and underseasoned. We ordered two apps, two burgers, two salads, and a dessert. This was a birthday celebration and stated that in our reservations on-line. At other casual fine dining places we have gone to in the past, they make a bigger deal of the occasion -- that you chose to spend your birthday at their restaurant. However, the hostess and the waitstaff said nothing. The apps --
Sarsparilla-Apricot BBQ Baby Back Ribs had overcooked ribs (with what tasted like a store-bought sauce), overly mayonaised slaw, and a nice little cobbler on the side and the Ahi Tuna Tataki (overcooked) -- were disappointing. We ordered the Hearts of Romaine salad, which was a dollar cheaper than the other two (perhaps we should've gone with the other two) was bland in a very stale cheese bread bowl. From the bar menu, we each ordered the burgers. They were fine. The sweet potato fries were underseasoned and undercooked however. On a brighter side, the Duck Egg Creme Brulee was delicious. Overall, an extremely disappointing experience.
We have enjoyed several meals and special occasions at Maxwell's. We have never been disappointed in the cuisine, wine list or the service. This evening was no different. We had friends visiting from Minneapolis so we thought that Maxwell's was the place to take them. Again we had stellar service and excellent entrée's. The wine recommended by our waiter was right on with the variety of entrées. We look forward to an enjoyable evening each time.
Maxwell's is among the better restaurants in Fargo. Some things are great. Others only fair. Like many Fargo restaurants there's an emphasis on "more is better" but the result is often not better. It is just more. An $87 steak should never be smothered in a sauce and floating on stuff. Particularly if it is just a lot of an ordinary sauce. But, I'm not sure there's much completion and I find myself there almost every monthly trip to Fargo.
Absolutely phenomenal. My single and only complaint is my waiter never once offered a refill on my beverage, it was nothing fancy being Cherry Coke, my date received a refill on her water. Just seemed slightly peculiar. I didn't particularly care if it costed extra, just kinda wanted more drink. I would definitely recommend the elk steak.
The food was absolutely outstanding. What a remarkable chef they have. It is spendy. We had a $30 bottle of wine. With that, our check for two people was $125. But the food was absolutely extraordinary. We noticed, although we were in a booth and the place was not crowded, it is a little bit noisy. Lots of hard surfaces and the pitch of the ceiling seem to bounce the sound down to the diners. But the place was beautiful, the service was exceptional. This was a special occasion, and we will definitely go there for our next special occasion.
Loved the scallop appetizer! The rib appetizer was another favorite. The Amish chicken entree was fabulous and I would order it again! The New Zealand lamb entree lacked flavor and was disappointing for the price. Overall an excellent restaurant and I would definitely return for a special occasion.
My food was pretty bad. I had the surf n turf. The lobster was dry and chewy, and the bison sirloin was fatty and stringy. My wife's food was good though. We were also seated at a table near the bathrooms and he kitchen so people buzzed by us constantly.
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