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Max's Cafe

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Centro Comercial la Marina | Calle 13 S/N, Ferrocarrilera, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
+52 638 383 1011
08:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Wed 08:00 - 22:00
Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here two evenings. Sunday evening not as busy, but Friday evening packed. Excellent food and service. Enjoyed the experience and vote this the best restaurant we ate at the entire trip.

Thank Linda H
Sun City, Arizona
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Strawberry margaritas were watered down Drinks were not satisfactory. We were seated upon arrival. Waitress was friendly. ATM machine is on premise. Wait time to be served was over an hour by kitchen staff. Poor coordination between ordering and being served. Food was very good once we received it. no complaints.

Thank carolynhonold
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for morning coffee and bagels. Very cute, friendly, waitresses provided excellent service. Lunch and dinner menus and specials looked good, but we didn't have time to try them.

Thank Colin C
Mesa, Arizona
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on the way into town. Great bloody mary, loved the horseradish instead of tabasco. Breakfast was very good as well and I would recommend this if you are looking for any style breakfast and a great bloody mary to start the day.

Thank mikegodphx
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go there almost every time we are in Penasco. The food is good and Max is American so a lot of folks go there to feel more at home we go because its consistently good

Thank Linda H
Bartlett, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This little gem has a menu varied and seasonally aligned with foods that are in season. Every day a special, is open breakfast, lunch and dinner. With a fresh and diverse breakfast menu, something for everyone. Didn't have lunch there but had dinner twice and breakfast once. Their shrimp filled ravioli topped with a delicious vodka/red sauce is delicious. The... More 

Thank Sandra D
Topeka, Kansas, United States
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for a hearty breakfast after our morning walk on the beach. The blood mary was excellent. There were many good options to choose from and both my husband and I enjoyed our meals.

1 Thank Stephanie L
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always eat at Max's place every year we come to Rocky Point. The food is Excellent. One of my favorite places to eat. He has a Terrific filet with Gorgonzola. Plus his chateaubriand is fantastic! Everything we have eaten there is to die for!!!! A plus plus restaurant. The BEST FOOD!

Thank ctimeforyouandme
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because of the reviews. First, they don't take credit cards, the waitress explained their ATM machine didn't have any pesos in it, but they take U.S dollars. Second, I asked for orange juice, they didn't have any. Next whilile eating my burrito, it was tasteless. Wherr's the chirizo?! I asked the waitress, she took my plate away... More 

Thank Liz S
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150 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Huevos Rancheros. Potatoes were hard, two eggs on a hard tortilla, beans were good. Wife had a chorizo breakfast buritto, which didn't have any chorizo! Prices higher than average.

Thank Steve S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Italian, American, Mexican, Seafood
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial la Marina | Calle 13 S/N, Ferrocarrilera, Puerto Penasco 83550, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco
  • Phone Number: +52 638 383 1011
Whether you are in the mood for breakfast, lunch or dinner, we have you covered. We have a vast menu that will cater to your every taste.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?