Sometimes, you need a good wing-woman. And SOMETIMES, that wing-woman is Max’s Wine Dive. Listen, first dates are stressful. #speakingfromexperience You have to decide on a great place, choose the perfect outfit, have a glass of wine to get “loosened up” (LOL) ALL to impress someone who you may NEVER see again. UGH! The agony!! Here is my Suggestion – go to Max’s! Let me tell you, it has been a while since I stepped foot into this dive, however there was a time that I would go regularly. I don’t know why this changed, but I’m glad I took the initiative to schedule a date there recently. The lighting is at a perfect dim setting, which makes the environment very cozy and relaxing. They also have local musicians that play every Monday – a very nice touch that I never knew existed! Of course, the highlight at Max’s is their wine list. They have a large selection of various wines from around the world. Luckily, my order is always pretty simple – “I’ll take a Pinot Grigio, please!” This time I ordered the WillaKenzie. It is a tasty Oregon wine that is smooth and crisp. I liked it so much that I ordered two glasses! YUM. If you are in the mood for an appetizer, you must try the Pulled Pork Stuffed Peppers (pulled pork and cotija-stuffed piquillo peppers, chipotle aioli and cilantro chimichurri) – they are REALLY delicious and pair perfectly with your beverages! Need something heartier? I would recommend the Pan Borracho (“drunk bread”) – one of their signature dishes that includes: torn sourdough baguette, prosciutto and fresh thyme soaked in a savory white wine custard and baked with Gruyere, mozzarella, provolone and Parmigiano-Reggiano. The flavors are crazy-good! It’s pretty amazing! #justsayin The good news here is that whether your date is a total bust or not, at the very least, your taste buds will be satisfied. I call this a WIN!
FOOD: American “gourmet comfort food”
PRICING: Average Appetizer $10, Average Entrée $20
DON’T MISS: Live music on Mondays, Incredible Wine List, Awesome Brunch Sat & Sun 10am-3pm
AMBIANCE: Nice low lighting, hip
ACOUSTICS: Not too loud, great for convo
Max’s Wine Dive
340 East Basse Rd. Suite 101
San Antonio, TX 78209
8 thoughts on “Max’s Wine Dive. A great spot for a date or two or three…”
I’m sold….all I need is a date!!!
LOL! Jo B!! I love you! I’ll be your date! 🙂
YAY!!! I can always count on my Kristy Girl!!!
Yay!!! 🙂 🙂
I like going to Max`s. Good food and great wine. Another really good brunch place too!
Amen sista!! I agree!!!
I love this place!! Great suggestions, you made me want to go again:)
Yay!! I’m so glad you liked it!! 🙂