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Max's Kosher Cafe and Marketplace

2319 University Blvd W, Wheaton, MD 20902
+1 301-949-6297
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“falafel” (35 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
2319 University Blvd W, Wheaton, MD 20902
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The food is amazing: the best Shawarma and Falafel ball. The ingredients are fresh the sandwich is made on front of you and the customer pick which ingredients you want in your sandwich (cannot pick all of them I think more than 15 ingredients. The...More

Thank mariejosebonhomme
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food there is great! i would recommend the sweet potato fries which are the best ive eaten anywhere! and their rib steak is also very good! the side dishes are not so special but overall you wont be disappointed by your menu choices. the...More

Thank Alisa P
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I've eaten here at least 20 times over the past 10 years, but it's been awhile. granted, this was a thursday night, so it was loud and busier than normal. still, the dining area, the tables, and most especially the bathroom (male) were all dirty....More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Maxes this week as we missed Israeli falafel, shawarma and salad. I thought the meal was okay but not great..Maxes is a very casual restaurant with a rundown look.,it is also very noisy and frenetic. While not a romantic place, we went...More

Thank Slingerrob
Reviewed 2 September 2016

While the decor needs updating, we had no complaints about the food or the service. The portions were generous.

Thank gartm1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The place was packed. Long line, long wait. We saw our food ready on the counter, but still took 5 mins for them to pack it up and give it to us (take-out). But the food (deli sandwiches) was really good!

Thank taz613
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Max's falafel bar is referred to often by Israeli friends as the best they're had away from home. They offer a wide variety of sandwiches and dinner besides that. Deli sandwiches can be on the fatty side (they don't trip their meat very carefully), and...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We used to get take out matzo ball soup because it ised to be delicious but the last two times has gotten bad. I wont be

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Are at Maxes recently with a grandson in tow. The food was god if not great. The salads are fresh and have good flavor, though still not to the level of their Israeli counterparts. I had chicken skewers and they were good, but not as...More

Thank Slingerrob
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's not the prettiest place you'll ever go but the food is both exceptional an kosher. Even better, everyone here is a Jewish mother; you will not leave hungry. My favorite item is the schwarma though the falafel is equally delicious (they both come from...More

Thank Ken H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2319 University Blvd W, Wheaton, MD 20902
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Wheaton
  • Phone Number: +1 301-949-6297
  • E-mail