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Max's Take Out

20 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603-5602
+1 312-553-0170
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicago dog” (25 reviews)
“gyros” (8 reviews)
“fries” (36 reviews)
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American, Fast Food
20 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603-5602
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first experience of a Chicago hotdog and I loved it. However, I did wonder why they bother to put the hot dog in at all. After all the beef is pretty bland and not especially juicy or nutritious. All the flavour action...More

Thank JohnSB3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends told us we must sample a true Chicago style hot dog and the best place to do so was Max’s. It was a great suggestion. Max’s is a tiny little take out joint, with the truly unique Chicago dogs. Never had anything quite like...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the best Chicago style hot dog and got it! It is the best I had so far in this city. Super yummy, give it try! The jumbo size is amazing!

Thank Laura_Argentina_29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small out-of-the-way place with great, authentic Chicago dogs. If you are in the neighborhood, look carefully for it and stop in.

Thank Snapurbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is easy to miss however the no-frills venue produces a very delicious classic chicago style hot dog with all the toppings it should have. Price is super cheap too and when I first stepped in the place was very busy but services was...More

Thank martinto8
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Great dog done Chicago style and perfect to boot. Nice balance of toppings and prompt service. The Chicago Dog is legendary and this is the place of legends!

Thank Mark107
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Slow down on your walk thru downtown, you might just miss this place. I walked pass it without realizing it. Had to turn back around and look again. Small place with a few stools to sit on. Service was great. He patiently talked and helped...More

2  Thank 00seva00
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Fabulous dog, just the way it is suppose to taste. Good snap, good relish, great peppers. Fries were really good too.

1  Thank Jim C
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I wanted a true authentic Chicago Style dog and this is the place to go. It was delicious and well worth it. The staff was a little unfriendly but the service was quick and efficient.

Thank lovingMOM328
Reviewed 10 February 2018

No non sense , Max's takes your order and knocks it out. Its about the food , the drinks are the usual offerings. Seating is minimal . Most of this is to go , walk in walk out and have at it. Chili dog or...More

Thank tlakeusa
Max35805, Owner at Max's Take Out, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

We appreciate your compliments! Serving the best Chicago Style food is our main mission and we're glad everything has been great. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603-5602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-553-0170
Established in 1962, the oldest hot dog stand in The Loop. Max's Take Out is a popular attraction for both locals and tourists! Serving Chicago style Hot Dogs and Italian Beefs, and other popular menu items such as cheeseburgers, gyros, and other All-American style fast food. *Limited Halal Menu*
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