Max's Wine Dive

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 4 ratings

4720 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas

(713) 880-8737
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    5 ratingDecember 26, 2015

    Gluten free FRIED CHICKEN!!! first time in over 30 years!! fabulous bartender!! great selection of wine... a 10** in my book... will definitely be Back... Thank you

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    5 ratingJuly 12, 2015

    OMG! It took my cousin from Chicago to come down to Houston to tell me she'd found this place online. I can't remember the last time I had fried chicken and I LOVE the stuff!! I've eaten it twice since March (it's July). I also have to be low-carb/ketogenic due to other metabolic issues and even though I ate 3 pieces, it did not kick me out of ketosis the next day! The first time, the waitress said that the people who have tried both the gf and regular actually say they like the gf version better!!!! It is to die for!!!!! So the plate is about 18 bucks. You get 3 large pcs of FRIED chicken, a leg, a breast and a thigh. It's a LOT of food. You get mashed potatoes, which are ALSO wonderful (but I had to sub due to my other dietary needs), it also comes with some collard greens that are not bad. I'm not the biggest fan of collard greens but mostly because I just have not eaten them a whole lot in my lifetime. It cost me $6 to sub green beans. It was a whole lot of them but I thought it was quite a steep sub. You could sub fries and one or two other things that I couldn't eat for free. As far as I know, there's no other way to get the chicken a la carte. You can add a piece to the plate for like 6 bucks and split it with someone. It is a LOT of food, we are big eaters and we always take food home from here. Like another reviewer said, they have a dedicated fryer for their gluten free chicken. They also have some gluten friendly beer. At least they did when I was there last week. The staff has always been out of this world friendly and super helpful. Definitely on our top 2 gf meals to eat at Htown restaurants. This is for the Washington locations, have not been to others YET ;) (mouth actually watering as I type)

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    5 ratingAugust 07, 2014

    Fabulous fried chicken. Need to add some desserts to gluten free options.

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    5 ratingMay 24, 2014

    Amazing gf fried chicken and beer, as well as a few other yummy choices! Great experience and I appreciate that they noted it was "gluten friendly," and not totally gluten free due to the non gf kitchen. But no tummy issues and that's what's important.

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    5 ratingAugust 19, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Wait staff was unbelievable, and so was the food! Such a great place

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    5 ratingAugust 11, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Chicken was amazing. ....

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    5 ratingAugust 07, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    The chicken was amazing.

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    1 ratingJuly 24, 2016

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    First time we ate here it was GREAT. Chicken was juicy and tasty and best of all gluten free. But these last two times I have gotten sick. I'm celiac and I did tell the waiter. I do not get sick right away and when I do I'm just trying to get home rather than call them back. Not sure if the chef is the same? I was so happy to finally find fried chicken but now I don't think we are going back. Not worth the consequences.

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    5 ratingJuly 21, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Oh. . . my...word! Fried chicken, mashed potatoes and collard greens. .no words to describe! Fantastic! Wait staff extremely knowledgeable about gluten!

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    5 ratingJuly 18, 2016

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Amazing gf fried chicken! The staff was really nice and willing to accommodate. They make the chicken in a separate fryer but it does take 20+ mins to make it.

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    5 ratingJuly 16, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Eat here! The fried chicken and waffles are gluten free and the best I've had anywhere ever. The frito pie omelet was also incredible.

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    5 ratingJuly 03, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    The gf fried chicken was fantastic!

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    5 ratingJune 26, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Chicken and waffles, wow! First time in 14 year. So good I went back two more times before flying back home. Cannot recommend enough!

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    5 ratingJune 21, 2016

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Love love love this place. The owner of the company is actually Celiac so it's a big deal for them. The gluten free fried chicken is fried in a dedicated fryer (although it takes about 25 minutes to cook, more if it's busy) and is one of the most delicious things I have ever eaten. The staff there is also super friendly, and I will definitely be going back there.

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    5 ratingJune 16, 2016

    696 Sherman St, Denver, CO 80203

    Awesome GF Champagne Salad w/ Fried Chicken Breast! Great bar selection and the music playlist Rocks!

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    5 ratingJune 07, 2016

    696 Sherman St, Denver, CO 80203

    Gluten free fried chicken, and it is good. Huge portions! You will take some home and then come back soon. Served on mashed potatoes and collard greens. it makes me crazy just describing it.

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    5 ratingMay 14, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    had the scallops and husband had the fried chicken. it was really! they use chili oil and things were a bit spicy but very tasty. will definitely go back when we are in town. they have valet parking too which is helpful.

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    5 ratingMay 07, 2016

    3600 McKinney Avenue #101, Dallas, TX 75204

    Great GF fried chicken

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    5 ratingApril 26, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    I've only found gf fried chicken one other time in 4 years and this was far superior! Crispy, crunchy, tender inside and not greasy. Also had bone marrow popcorn. Very good! Lots of choices. It is a seasonal menu. Came with a large group, many who ordered regular fried chicken. Mine was on a black plate. Everyone raved.

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    3 ratingMarch 30, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Quite a few things: 1) Website does not accurately reflect the amount of options. You will have stuff to eat here! 2) Unless you're a vegetarian. I recently started eating meat and thank goodness. Would only have 1 option, you guessed it, a salad. 3) The service I had was TERRIBLE! Our waiter basically ignored my mother and I. Took forever to order, constantly sipping empty water glasses, he wasn't friendly. Very off out from that. 4) I was excited for the GF chicken and GF zucchini bread, but the chicken was SPICY. It's not talked about on this app. Also zucchini bread wasn't on menu- maybe it's seasonal? This app greatly talked up Max's. Service brought my ranking down. It seems overrated from previous reviews. That said, it is a safe place to eat.

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    5 ratingMarch 23, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    This place is AWESOME!! Gluten free fried chicken. Wow. Loved it.

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    5 ratingMarch 11, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Fantastic food and atmosphere. Staff totally get it. Dedicated fryer for their fried chicken. Yum!

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    5 ratingMarch 02, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Great fried chicken. No celiac issues at all.

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    5 ratingFebruary 22, 2016

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Terrific experience. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about celiac disease and took great care of me. The plate my boyfriend ordered was not originally gluten free but they happily modified it so I could share with him. The GF fried chicken was to die for! As were the pb&j wings! I highly recommend it!

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    5 ratingFebruary 11, 2016

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Fried Chicken is AWESOME!

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    5 ratingJanuary 13, 2016

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Amazing fried chicken!

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    5 ratingJanuary 04, 2016

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Incredible GF food and knowledgable staff.

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    5 ratingDecember 29, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    The food is really good!

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    5 ratingDecember 29, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    GF chicken was divine. My husband couldn't tell the difference. The sweet potato pie was amazing!

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    5 ratingNovember 08, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Gluten free chicken and waffles. This place was amazing!

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    5 ratingNovember 07, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    This restaurant has plenty of gf food options. My daughter and I both thought the food was delicious. The fried chicken had a wonderful crunch and it had juicy delicious meat. I am extremely sensitive and I am not reacting to the food. There are large portions for the price of the food. This restaurant is definitely worth going out of your way to get here.

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    3 ratingOctober 30, 2015

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    food was great but I got glutened. I'm sure it was either the appetizer or the ketchup, which was unmarked, so I don't know the brand. I know the chicken is fried separately. I was really excited since the owner has Celiac, but slip ups in the kitchen happen. I won't be back though. Can't risk the intestinal damage and horrible symptoms.

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    5 ratingOctober 29, 2015

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Went for the GF fried chicken and was blown away! Awesome!

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    5 ratingSeptember 29, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Owner has Celiacs. FOH and BOH staff are well trained on allergy issues. Gluten free dishes are served on black plates, those containing gluten on white. I had the fried chicken plate. Devoured it completely. It was surprisingly clean and lean. There is thought behind the preparation. The food isn't polluted with butter, fat, sugar, cream or salt. Zucchini bread dessert was fantastic as well.

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    3 ratingSeptember 09, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    I've only been there once so maybe it was an off night. Fried chicken was just OK. The mashed potatoes that came with it seemed waterlogged. I like mashed potatoes with a lot more butter and cream. These tasted like they were made with a thinner milk - just not enough fat. The chipotle honey that came with was a great addition. I love honey on fried chicken. I would come back if other folks in a party wanted to go here. There are lots of options for me to eat. But I probably won't come back on my own.

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    5 ratingAugust 31, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Huge list of GF options and the food is ridiculously good. GF fried chicken? So good! I'm in love.

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    5 ratingAugust 16, 2015

    3600 McKinney Avenue #101, Dallas, TX 75204

    It was Restaurant Week so they had a limites menu, but still plenty of options including gluten-free fries chicken. I haven't had fried chicken since being diagnosed celiac and this didn't disappoint! Great atmosphere and staff. I would definitely visit again! Probably a good idea to make reservations - we got lucky without them.

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    2 ratingAugust 09, 2015

    3600 McKinney Avenue #101, Dallas, TX 75204

    On line menu is not updated. Was looking forward to gf shrimp/grits because it was on the web menu, then after arriving found out it was not gf. Chef was knowledgable and I ate there w/o getting sick, but they need to keep up w their menu on line. Had the tasting menu w the wine pairings, it was just ok. Wine portions very small.

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2015

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    The chicken was as good as other reviewers said t would be. The curried okra was also a excellent and the fries as well. They do have a separate dedicated fryer so no issues at all. The chef even came by to tell us all the items that could be modified to fit our needs.

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    5 ratingJune 29, 2015

    3600 McKinney Avenue #101, Dallas, TX 75204

    Gluten-free fried chicken that tastes just like the real thing!

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    5 ratingJune 01, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Fried chicken was out of this world. There were other labeled options on the menu as well that sounded appetizing. My waiter was very knowledgable, what a fantastic experience. The chicken took a while to make, SO worth the wait.

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    4 ratingMay 16, 2015

    77 12th Street Northeast, 6b, Atlanta, GA 30309

    Excellent gluten free fried chicken that is served on a special plate with mashed potatoes and collard greens. With the restaurant name they obviously have a lot of wine. They don't have many other drink options though - Coke, Diet Coke, tea - sweet and unsweet. They had a handful of beers but only one marked GF.

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    5 ratingMay 02, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    I have eaten here several times and have never been sick afterwards. The fired chicken is excellent as is the bone marrow butter popcorn!

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    5 ratingMarch 14, 2015

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Absolutely awesome! The fried chicken was amazing! Must stop by if you are in the area.

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    5 ratingMarch 07, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Really excellent fried chicken!!

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    5 ratingFebruary 01, 2015

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Absolutely wonderful fried chicken. The mashed potatoes and greens were great too. Come with an appetite, the plate has 3 good size pieces of chicken and a large portion of greens and potatoes...enough for 2.

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    5 ratingDecember 27, 2014

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    The French fries were fantastic! And the fried chicken was a treat. The executive chef gave us a free taste of their wild rice pancakes that were very yummy. Definitely a great place to go out and eat safely.

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    5 ratingDecember 20, 2014

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    Fried chicken and pancakes don't even taste gluten free! Amazing.

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    5 ratingSeptember 06, 2014

    3600 McKinney Avenue #101, Dallas, TX 75204

    Great food and several gluten free options. The owner of this chain actually has Celiac, so the staff is trained in handling the food.

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    5 ratingAugust 31, 2014

    340 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209

    Great gluten free fried chicken!

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    5 ratingAugust 05, 2014

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Gluten free fried chicken on regular menu- made in a dedicated fryer with kitchen staff who knows how to actually do GF. It is soooo goood! The other half of their menu is seasonal and changes, and usually about half of it is naturally GF or with few modifications. You can see into the kitchen a little and hear them alerting each other to a GF order, so they take it seriously. A little pricey, but if you don't drink it isn't too bad. I think this is the only place you can get GF fried chicken, and it is glorious. The proprietor of the restaurant has Celiac disease, so GF is something they do right. Free valet parking.

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    5 ratingAugust 01, 2014

    207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78701

    What a wonderful surprise!! I haven't had fried chicken in three years! I was told by our server that the owner is a fellow Celiac.

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    5 ratingJuly 23, 2014

    2421 W 7th St #109, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    Gf notated on regular menu. Lots of options including gf fried chicken. Staff is knowledgeable and aware about cross contamination.

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    5 ratingJuly 14, 2014

    214 Fairview St #2, Houston, TX 77006

    Those with Celiac, I have two words for you....FRIED CHICKEN!!!!!They had a nice selection of gluten free food and the server even brought out freshly made gluten free donuts! I never eat fried food at restaurants for the simple reason of cross contamination, but this business has a dedicated space along with a dedicated fryer!!The server also told me the reason they're so careful is that the owner cannot eat gluten either. Whether the owner has Celiac or not they are taking the correct steps in order to prevent cross contamination. We will be back!!

Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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