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Maxís Taphouse
World Class based on 167 ratings
Type: Bar

737 S Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland United States 21231 [ print map ]
410 675 MAXS

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Hours: Mon - Sun 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM


Mayor: BeerandBlues2 (7) | Taps: 140 | Bottles: ~1200


Maxís Taphouse

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Beer Available At Maxís Taphouse (arranged by most recent)
The Civil Life Scottish Ale 69, The Civil Life Rye Stout , The Civil Life The Angel And The Sword Ale , Goose Island The Muddy Imperial Stout 91, Burley Oak Bling 46, Union Craft Miracle 64, Signature Brew Black Tongue 80, Schneider Weisse Tap X Mein Cuvťe Barrique 97, Prairie Christmas Bomb! 98, Kaapse Brouwers Bea 97, Birrificio Italiano Tipopils 97, Brewfist / De Molen / Toccalmatto / Ducato M.I.L.D. 93, Evil Twin Mosaic Single Hop Imperial India Pale American Wheat Lager 99, Jailbreak Desserted 83, OEC Artista Zynergia: Artamas 59, Anderson Valley Highway 128 Blood Orange Gose 93, Allagash Session Brett Ale 98, Victory 2014 Hop Ticket #3 Dry Hopped Pils 91, Boulevard Collaboration No. 4 Saison 96, Brew By Numbers 04/02 Berliner Weisse - Double Strength 90
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167 reviews for Maxís Taphouse
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  82%
 Selection  94%
 Food  71%
 Value  80%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  99%
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78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
jenray  (22) Houston, Texas | April 16, 2015
In a nice part of town near the water but this place has nothing special atmospher wise, just a well worn pub feel. The beer selection, both on draft in in bottles is huge. I wish Iíd had more time to spend there ticking, but my friend was not feeling well so we bailed early. The place was pretty busy the evening I was there and service was not especially good. They do offer tasters, but the prices for them are pretty high, about half the price of a full pint. Iíd love to go back some time when I have more time to spend and maybe at a time of day when they are not so busy.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
jackl  (506) Charlottesville, Virginia | April 8, 2015
Visited 04/02/15. Cool location near the water in downtown Baltimore. The bar itself really isnít much to look at. Itís a busy wood-paneled place that prioritizes functionality over style or atmosphere. The bathrooms look like something youíd find in county lock-up. However, the beer selection more than makes up for the lack of ambiance. The tap list was as large as it was impressive. I was so consumed by the draft choices that I didnít pay much attention to the expansive number of bottles available. I settled on a Mikkeller offering I had never seen before and was pleasantly surprised by the price. I also appreciated that all beers are available as tasters. Service was quick and professional. Overall, a really impressive spot that deserves the acclaim it receives.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
nate2g  (870) Boomtown!, Australia | March 26, 2015
Maxís has a comfortable ílived-iní feel to the pub. Staff were welcoming on my 2 visits. The tap selection as noted is pretty crazy and Iíd be surprised if anyone couldnít find a beer worth drinking on that list! Heaps of bottles that can be purchased to drink in, and takeway. I enjoyed some relaxing beers when it wasnít too busy but I can imagine it could be very different during the madness of weekends and festivals here. Cool location on a bustling street down by the waterfront. One of the better beer bars Stateside for sure.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
radio_nowhere  (68) Maryland | March 1, 2015
Finally made the trip to check this place out. Parking is a little steep at the nearby parking decks but thatís Baltimore. We went early on a Saturday so no crowds, very long spacious bar and long table seating in the Baltimore/Maryland themed place. We were given a paper beer menu of the insane number of taps offered (80íish+ that day) and a short menu of bar food. Beer was excellent, food was decent and service was awesome and entertaining. Plenty of TVs to watch some of the Terps game that afternoon. In short worth a trip once if only to snag a very limited beer release or a hard to find import. I can only imagine how busy Maxs is at night, it was getting pretty full even in the early afternoon.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Lothore  (53) California | February 19, 2015
Large bar with plenty of seating that was open either behind a long bar or near it. A few bottles coolers littered with assorted awesome beer and a tap list that was without question phenomenal. They were just coming off a Belgian fest so many of the beers were Belgian or Belgian style. Service was quick and knowledgable but not necessarily super friendly. Got the impression that itís a locals bar and thatís the way they like it. Staff were having long conversations with various regulars. Nothing wrong with that, just isnít the greatest experience when you arenít one of the regulars. I had a shrimp quesadilla which I expected to be sub par for some reason but actually was fantastic. Overall a good bar
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Burdyice  (2) Quebec | December 8, 2014
Great Beer selection! Best I have ever experienced. Music was way too loud though....but the beer was worth stopping by
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
ben4321  (308) Hoboken, New Jersey | November 30, 2014
This is great bar as far as the quantity and quality of beer goes. Thereís not much to say good or bad on the atmosphere, and honestly, there isnít much to say about this place that hasnít been said already. It is a must stop when in Baltimore.
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Iphonephan  (206) McLean, Virginia | November 14, 2014
Well worn ambiance with lots of character. Great beer menu and a knowledgable bartender. Food was nothing special.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
twevo  (11) Norfolk, Virginia | October 7, 2014
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
strongpieman  (125) Mount Airy, Maryland | August 24, 2014
Visited to have a few beers while in the area and they do not disappoint. Extensive draft selection with great choices -- main limitation is most likely because of Maryland. Bar service was great -- very prompt and helpful. Pricing is fair for the area and the ambiance is appropriate for a good beer bar.

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