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Since 1999 we’ve been simmering the deep cultures and fun-loving vibes of Ithaca and New Orleans into a soulful gumbo called Maxie’s.  Built on a great fortune of harmonious relationships with incredible people and organizations of our Tompkins County community, Maxie’s is hands down Ithaca’s feel-good neighborhood joint.  

Join us for all scratch-cooking and a celebration of family, friends and good-living “ITH-Orleans” style.  Savor Maxie’s deliciously prepared hyper-fresh East Coast seafood, craft beverages, killer music and truly wonderful people. 

Maxie’s hardest-working and vibrant team of hospitality professionals is always ready to welcome, serve and delight you. 


You’re guaranteed to feel Maxie’s Love and be very happy you did! 

Chick Evans, Founder/Owner /Big Chief