Thinly sliced roast beef piled high on Gonella French Bread. The same secret recipe since 1957!
Shredded mozzarella cheese nestled between our tender roast beef
Homemade Italian Sausage
Char-grilled and perfectly seasoned!
Two on one bun, double the fun!
Beef and Sausage (Combo)
Our famous Italian sausage topped with our Italian beef for MAXimum yummy!
Italian sausage, mozzarella cheese, Italian beef. Need we say more
Made daily under Chef Ed’s watchful eye! Simply amazing. Try it with melted mozzarella cheese!
Breaded veal patty topped with our red sauce and melted mozzarella cheese
Skirt Steak Sandwich
Char-grilled to your liking with grilled onions & our au jus gravy on Gonella French bread. Served with Fries
Chicken Breast Sandwich
Char-grilled boneless marinated chicken breast
Chicken Vesuvio Sandwich
Our boneless chicken breast served on garlic bread with grilled onions & sliced tomatoes
Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
Boneless chicken breast topped with red sauce and melted mozzarella cheese served on Gonella French bread
Pepper and Egg Sandwich
A classic Italian favorite! Fresh cracked eggs with our sweet peppers served on toasted Gonella French bread
Beef up your Beef
Add 50% more beef to any sandwich
Beef by the pound
3 lb minimum. Includes hot & sweet peppers, gravy & bread
( / lb.)$12.95
Max’s Ultimate Burgers
Ultimate Burgers include French Fries
Big Max Burger
What goes with 1,000 Island dressing on a burger? Lettuce, cheese, onion, pickle, and sesame seed bun of course
Move over baked potato. This burger has loads upon loads of flavor! Melted mozzarella cheese topped with green onions, bacon, and finished off with our cool ranch dressing
Spicy or sweet? Both of our peppers surely won’t fall short of your expectations. Original recipes since 1957. feeling risky and wanna take on both? Go right ahead
Moooorahh. back from the dead and ready to knock out your taste buds. Bacon, lettuce, tomato, and zesty chipotle mayo
Mad Max Burger
Mooooooooooove out of the way of this burger because it is Mad with flavor! Merkt’s cheddar cheese and BBQ sauce topped with crispy onion rings makes this burger wanting you mad for more!
Our famous and original creation taken to the next level. If you do not already know, our ghetto signature creation is; our sweet BBQ sauce, Au Jus gravy and hot giardinera! All of that on a burger
Pizza on a burger? You betcha! This burger consists of our secret homemade red sauce, mozzarella cheese, and green peppers
Bacon Blue Burger
It’s as simple as that! Bacon, blue cheese, and burger!
Max’s Famous Burgers
Includes your choice of mustard, ketchup, relish, onions, pickles, tomatoes or grilled onions
1/2 lb. Max Burger
1/4 lb. Burger
1/4 lb. Cheeseburger
1/4 lb. Cheddar Burger
Double Cheddar Burger
Max’s Famous Fries
We take our delicious fries; add chopped onions, hot peppers, Italian beef gravy, and BBQ sauce, topped only with the best Merkt’s cheddar cheese. Simply irresistible!
Hail Caesar Fries
All hail this tasty combination! First our fries are tossed in hot pepper oil. Then we sprinkle Parmesan cheese, add Caesar dressing and wahla! A concoction so deadly Caesar himself could not handle!
Chili Cheese Fries
The name says it all! Simply one of the best original fry concoctions. We take our fries; add two scoops of chili, top it off with Merkt’s cheddar cheese and this mouthwatering combination is ready for consumption!
Loads upon loads of flavor! First we melt mozzarella cheese and bacon on the fries, and then we add ranch dressing and finally top it off with chopped green onions. Caution: very tempting!
Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Our fries covered in our home made then smothered with melted mozzarella cheese. Too good to be true!
Max’s Famous Hot Dogs
Vienna Pure Beef Hot Dog
Vienna pure beef hot dogs served “Chicago Style”: Mustard, relish, onion, pickle, sport peppers, tomato& celery salt
1/4 Lb. Char Dog
Double Char Dog
Served with Merkt’s Cheddar Cheese & Chopped Onions
Max’s Famous Chili Or Soup
Our homemade chili served over a bed of pasta
Max’s Famous Broasted Chicken And Pasta
Pasta Dinners Include: French Bread and butter or Garlic Bread for an additional $0.50 Chicken Dinners Include: your choice of one side. French Fries, pasta or broasted potatoes
Plain w/ Meat Sauce
w/ our Char-Grilled Italian Sausage$7.19
Veal Parmesan Platter
Breaded veal patty topped with red sauce & mozzarella cheese served on a bed of pasta
Chicken Parmesan Platter
Boneless chicken breast topped with red sauce & mozzarella cheese served on a bed of pasta
Broasted Chicken Dinners
2 Pieces White$3.99
2 Pieces Dark$3.48
4 Pieces White$6.79
4 Pieces Dark$6.05
Broasted Chicken Made Fresh Daily
Max’s Refreshing Salads
Crispy Chicken Salad
Romaine lettuce, cucumbers, and tomatoes topped with crispy chicken tenders and tossed with your choice of dressing
Irresistible Chopped Salad
Our irresistible chopped salad starts with crisp romaine lettuce, cucumbers, assorted bell peppers, tomatoes, and green onions that are chopped fine. We add crumbled smoked bacon, bleu cheese, and pasta and toss it with our very own honey mustard dressing. Simply Irresistible!
Add Grilled Chicken(extra)$2.75
Dynamic Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce is chopped to bite sized pieces, tossed with our own Caesar dressing, and garnished with Parmesan cheese and house made croutons
Since 1957 Max's Italian Beef has been a staple on Western Avenue in Chicago. Family owned and operated, our menu has increased but our phone number, quality and service have remained! Our award winning Italian beef is oh so tender and many say our home made Italian sausage is the best in the city. We are the home of the ghetto fries and when you sit at the counter our employees will be happy to share the story of their creation.