People love talking about MAX's.


“MAX’s Wine Dive...where buttermilk-soaked, jalapeño-infused fried chicken hits the spot with a glass of bubbles.”

Southern Living

“...there’s nothing shabby about it but casual it is, and the wine list is as approachable as they come.”

Imbibe Magazine

“One of the most anticipated openings of the season.”

Wall Street Journal on MAX’s Wine Dive

“For an extremely casual gastrodive, MAX’s marries the highbrow (a serious wine bar) with the low brow (a pleasing pub menu).”

New York Post

“Yes, MAX’s Wine Dive is the kind of joint where ordering a glass of bubbles with fried chicken is par for the course.”

Travel + Leisure, America’s Best Fried Chicken

“The ensuing food orgy will be something you remember for the rest of your life...”

re: Ranked #16 burger in all of Texas Texas Monthly, Review of MAX’s Wine Dive burger

“You made The Tasting Room a MUST when visiting Houston.”

Fernando Martin del Campo, Director of Procurement - Latin America, Kellogg Company

“It’s the kind of epic burger that leaves a pool of meat juices on the plate, and that warrants a celebratory glass of red wine to go along.”

Houston Chronicle, Food Editor - Allison Cook, Review of MAX’s Wine Dive burger

“Upscale dive bar with a standout wine list and late-night comfort food comes complete with a Texas-proud juke box.”

City Guides, Review of MAX’s Wine Dive