Max's Restaurant - Cuisine of the Philippines

4.3 based on 115 reviews
Cuisine type Filipino
Price range $30 and under

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About Max's Restaurant - Cuisine of the Philippines

In 1945, after World War II, Maximo Gimenez, a Stanford-educated teacher, befriended American troops stationed at Quezon City, Philippines. A few of the soldiers would come to his house for a drink or two. Eventually they insisted that they pay for their meals. It was then that Maximo decided to open a cafe that served chicken, steak and drinks. To help him with the cafe, his wife Mercedes, and his sister-in-law Felipe, joined him there together with her niece Ruby, who managed the kitchen with her husband, Claro. It was Ruby who created a special recipe for chicken, which was so delicious, tender, juicy and crispy that the G.I.s coming back for more. Soon enough, it became a legend with the Filipino public too. Encouraged by her mother to expand the menu and serve more Filipino food, Ruby set up a restaurant along Roxas Boulevard in the Baclaran district of Paranaque. It was decided that the restaurant would be named “Max’s”, which was Maximo’s nickname.
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  1. Dine-In Menu
  2. Party Menu
  3. Catering Menu

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Based on 115 reviews
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4.4
Food
4.3
Service
3.9
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