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Maxine's Chicken & Waffles

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Downtown Indianapolis
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132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
+1 317-423-3300
Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Tue 10:30 - 14:30
Wed - Fri 10:30 - 20:30
Sat 09:00 - 08:30
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Terre Haute
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58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend had praised this place as having the best fried chicken of his tour of IN fried chicken eateries so had to eat here when we stayed at the B&B up the street. We couldn't afford to wait for the fried chicken (they claim 45 min on their menu!) so I went for the BBQ dark meat plate... More 

Thank Michael R
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is really, really, really...Did I say really good? The wings, the smothered chicken and the corn bread can't be beat!

Thank angel1Indiana
Valparaiso, Indiana
Level Contributor
47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I try to sample chicken and waffles wherever I go across the country. Maxine's stands out not only for good food but very good service. We had the cornbread with peach butter as our appetizer. Sort of like small corn meal "pancakes". Good. The chicken was moist and the deep fried batter was crunchy. Just like it's supposed to be.... More 

Thank Jon N
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Best food around! Chicken and flavored waffles. Yum! Gotta try their Peach butter. To die for! Our waitress was fantastic!

Thank Barbara G
Muldraugh, Kentucky
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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My wife and I recently visited here while in Indy for a short getaway. We both love chicken and waffles so we had to check it out. The location is right on the edge of downtown and easy to get to. The staff were friendly and on top of things. We both ordered chicken and waffles and they were amazing.... More 

Thank dsullivan615
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Had amazing comfort food here with family and want to go back very soon! Everything was dynamite from the fried chicken and waffles to the peach butter and collard greens. It's very small and sometimes hard to get a seat. Connected to the back of a convenience store.

Thank Alexis W
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

You must eat the chicken and waffles! Absolute perfection! I had the blueberry waffle with chicken wings and it was fabulous! Full of flavor and love! The sides were great as well! THE CREAM CORN IS A MUST! The collards were good but I wasn't too crazy about the man cheese. I can forget about the awesome service! Very sweet... More 

Thank MiracuLYSS
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first time to Marines. The service was very attention and helpful. They had lots of choices on the menu. The sweet tea was the best. We left full and happy, great way to start the day. Can not wait to go back

1 Thank Gerri H
Indianapolis, Indiana
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984 reviews
902 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Chicken and Waffles great at $11. Chicken tenders were big, moist but not greasy, and nicely seasoned. Waffles were delicious. Our waitress started out great, but sat down to eat just when we were ready to leave. Respect your customer, you'll get better tips.

1 Thank BatGuano30
Saint Louis, Missouri
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a wonderful suprise. Delicious sweet potato pancakes and hot coffee! Waitress was as nice as can be.

1 Thank REZ1059

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
09:00 - 08:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2618
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-423-3300

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?