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Max's World Cafe

212 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027-3232
+1 425-391-8002
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“goat curry” (5 reviews)
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American, Indian, International, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
212 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027-3232
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

We stopped in for lunch on our way to our Hotel. I love the flavors of the food. Too bad I couldn't come back and try the other items for dinner. This place is small. I thought it was funny there were people actually sitting...More

Thank Louise2020
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Don't let the lack of seating put you off. Sidle on in and sit. Edna, the owner, is a tour de force who just happens to hand make some of the best pepper sauces around. Fish and Chips are my benchmark dish for comfort food...More

1  Thank zackinspok
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is a quirky, tiny spot right on Front Street. The owner usually serves you and recommends the best dishes each day. I'd describe it as eclectic cuisine with an Indian flare. But, it's not all Indian. One of her best dishes is mac n...More

Thank bhall4
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I had often passed this restaurant and was intrigued by the name. I read reviews and went for dinner on Friday night. With 5 in the party we had 5 different entrees and were delighted with each. Our fish & chips diner pronounced it the...More

Thank jim f
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This cafe has naive staffing the online menu is not up to date. The food is overpriced and just ok. It's a small dump and when I mean small its the size of a walk-in closet. It's so small they have a table in the...More

Thank gossiperwings
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We went here with a group, and were seated in a very tight corner of this tiny restaurant. The seating was awkward, and it was too warm in the restaurant. It's a very casual environment where you have to go through part of the back...More

Thank greeny-7
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The top restaurant on our visit. Chef Edna is very welcoming and talented. We came later on in the evening and had the place to ourselves, the food was terrific. I would highly recommend to anyone.

Thank winofoodtravel
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Max's World Cafe serves a unique blend of Indian and Portuguese (not Brazilian) food. It's a cozy joint with just the amazing chef and a dishwasher. Food is truly sumptuous. I had pork that fell off the bone, other guests had goat curry and lamb...More

Thank Cliff C
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We came here for dinner on a pretty hot day and when we walked in, it was hotter inside than out. We were there first ones there for dinner, it's a tiny little dining room, in fact it's really just a few tables and a...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Four of went tonight for an early dinner, we scored the only 4 seat table. The food was great. The ribs fell off the bone and was smothered in a Rich, complex sauce. Both the chicken dishes won raves, but the African won. The 'mom'...More

Thank Patti W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027-3232
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Issaquah
  • Phone Number: +1 425-391-8002
  • E-mail
Handcrafted delicious food with no preservatives, made from scratch with premium quality ingredients !
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