Einlauf Soup • Cup 2.95 - Bowl 3.95
A light, rich chicken broth, generously sprinkled with homemade Einlauf noodles and
seasoned with a delicate blend of spices. Our Einlauf noodles are made by pouring a
seasoned mixture of flour and eggs into briskly boiling chicken broth.
Max’s Soup of the Day • Cup 2.95 - Bowl 3.95
Prepared fresh daily in the painstaking Old World manner from our simmering stock pot.
Herring in Sour Cream • 6.25
A favorite of the German north coast
Buffalo Wings • 8.95
A full pound, deep-fried and tossed in our special Buffalo sauce.
Golden Honey Wings • 8.95
An order of our buffalo wings with a touch of honey.
Dry Rub Wings • 8.95
10 jumbo cut fresh wings tossed in our homemade
sweet and spicy rub.
Sausage and Cheese • 7.25
Grilled knackwurst, bratwurst, and kielbasa with wedges of
Jarlsburgh Swiss and smoked Gouda cheeses.
Served with crackers & honey mustard sauce.
Bavarian Nachos • 9.95
Nacho Chips, kielbasa, smothered in shredded Gouda cheese,
topped with onion, tomato, pepper, and served with French onion dip.
Bavarian Stuffed Pretzels • 5.75
Two jumbo pretzels stuffed with creamy cheddar cheese and deep-fried.
Served with honey mustard sauce.
Potato Pockets • 6.95
Potato and cheese pierogies, deep-fried and topped with sauteed
onions. Served with French onion sour cream.
Fried Zucchini • 6.25
A large portion of hearty zucchini strips, breaded and deep-fried.
Topped with grated Parmesan cheese and served with marinara.
Fried Provolone Wheel • 5.95
Hand-breaded and deep-fried. Served with marinara sauce.
Fresh Spinach Salad with Max’s Hot Bacon Dressing • 4.95
Crisp leaves of spinach garnished with slices of mushrooms, onions and
hard-cooked eggs. Topped with our own hot bacon dressing.
Small, Tossed Garden Salad • 3.95
Sliced Cucumbers and Onions • 2.25
Fresh garden cucumbers and onions, thinly sliced and marinated
in a sour cream and vinegar dressing.
Country-Style Cole Slaw • 2.25
Cabbage and carrots blended with a creamy mayonnaise dressing.
Knackwurst with Kraut • 7.95
One hundred percent pure beef is blended with a special mixture of
spices to produce this popular sausage. Served on a hoagie bun
and topped with our homemade sauerkraut. 7.95
A veal and pork sausage made from a century-old Usinger family recipe.
Slowly pan-fried to a golden brown and served 7.95
Weisswurst • 7.95
A mild veal sausage delicately flavored with egg, herbs and finely chopped
parsley. Pan-fried to a golden brown and served on a hoagie bun.
Corned Beef and Cabbage Sandwhich • $8.25
Leaned corned beef, sweet and sour cabbage and swiss cheese on a brioche bun.
Max’s Famous Reuben • 7.95
Often imitated, but never duplicated. Grilled pumpernickel with lean,
aged corned beef, Swiss cheese, and homemade sauerkraut topped with
our special dressing.
Grilled Pulled Pork Sandwich • 8.25
Pulled pork meat grilled with carmelized onions and melted cheddar
cheese - served on a hoagie bun.
Hot Pastrami and Swiss • 7.25
Slices of lean, peppered pastrami stacked high on fresh rye bread and
topped with melted Swiss cheese. 7.25
North Side Ham and Swiss • 6.95
Thinly sliced smoked ham and Swiss cheese stacked on fresh rye bread.
Dutchtown-Style Kielbasa • 7.95
Coarsely ground sausage made of beef and pork and seasoned with a touch
of garlic and other natural spices. Topped with our homemade sauerkraut.
Potato Pancake Reuben • 7.95
Our famous reuben, grilled between two potato pancakes.
Milwaukee-Style Braunsweiger • 7.25
This fine sausage, made by the Usinger family of Milwaukee, is served
on fresh rye bread with a generous slice of Bermuda onion.
Max’s Bavarian Club • 7.95
Thin slices of Milwaukee braunsweiger served open-faced on fresh rye
bread stacked high with strips of grilled bacon, slices of hard-cooked egg,
sweet onion, tomato and spinach and topped with our own special dressing.
This is a treat that delighted Mad Ludwig himself.
Fish Sandwich • 8.95
A generous fresh fillet-of-cod dipped in Max’s seasoned breading and
fried to a golden brown. 8.95
Allegheny Club • 7.25
Thin slices of turkey breast, crisp bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce and
tomatoes, stacked on fresh rye toast.
Turkey Reuben • 7.95
Sliced turkey breast, grilled with coleslaw and Swiss cheese. Served between
two potato pancakes.
Beef Steak Sandwich • 9.25
Thin-sliced, marinated beef served on a hoagie bun with sauteed onions,
mushrooms and Swiss cheese.
Maxburger • Choice of 3 - 8.25 • The works - 9.95
A generous portion of freshly ground beef served on a Brioshe Bun.
Max’s invites you to top this selection with your choice of
cheddar cheese, Swiss cheese, bacon, mushrooms, onions, olives or green peppers
*Hamburgers are cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,
seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato • 5.95
Served on toasted white bread.
Max’s Veggie Delight • 7.25
Fresh spinach, tomato, cucumber slices, onion, mushrooms and
Swiss cheese. Served on grilled wheat bread.
Chicken Breast Sandwich • 7.25
Broiled, marinated, boneless chicken breast. Served on a
with lettuce and tomato.
Max’s Magnificent Spinach Salad • 8.50
Crisp leaves of spinach garnished with slices of onion, mushrooms,
tomatoes and hard-cooked egg. Topped with our own hot bacon dressing.
Kase Spatzles • 10.25
Spatzle noodles tossed in a creamy blend of chicken broth and melted
Gouda cheese. Topped with buttered breadcrumbs and parsley. Served
with a tossed garden salad.
Open-Faced Roast Breast of Turkey • 9.95
Thinly sliced roast turkey is served open-faced with gravy and your choice of
French fried potatoes or potato pancakes.
Max’s Goulash • 9.95
A very popular meal served at a small hotel located in Arlsberg, Austria.
The tureen of goulash is served with our homemade spatzle. Served with
a garden salad with your choice of dressing and assorted fresh breads.
Broiled Breast of Chicken • 10.95
Broiled in our kitchen to seal in its natural juices. Served with a tossed
salad and vegetable of the day. 10.95
Chicken or Steak Salad • 10.95
A favorite at Max’s. Marinated grilled chicken breast or tenderloin served
on crisp greens with French fries, Gouda cheese, mushrooms, beets,
hard-cooked egg, and tomatoes. Your choice of dressing.
Marinated Calves Liver • 10.25
Lightly seasoned and served with sauteed onions.
Max’s is proud to serve Usinger sausages that are fashioned precisely the
same way they were 100 years ago when Fred Usinger, an apprentice to a
Frankfort sausage maker emigrated from Germany to Wisconsin.
Knackwurst • 9.95
One hundred percent pure beef is blended with a special mixture of spices
to produce this sausage.
Bratwurst • 9.95
A veal and pork sausage made from a century-old family recipe, slowly
pan-fried to a golden brown.
Weisswurst • 9.95
A mild veal sausage, delicately flavored with eggs, herbs and finely chopped
parsley. Pan-fried to a golden brown.
Max’s Sausage Platter • 13.95
Wunderbar! A sampling of our finest wursts. . . knackwurst, bratwurst
The Great Schnitzels*
What choice beef is to America, fine milk-fed veal is to Europe.
Max’s proudly presents a selection of the great schnitzels of Europe.
Wiener Schnitzel • 16.95
Tender veal lightly dusted in a seasoned flour and fried to a golden brown.
This is Vienna’s gift to the culinary world.
Schnitzel ala Holstein • 17.95
Vienna-style veal topped with a fried egg, anchovy and capers. Created
by Count Holstein, Bismark’s famous foreign minister.
Jäger Schnitzel • 16.95
Vienna-style veal covered with a delicious mushroom sauce. A specialty
of the Brenner Park Hotel, Baden, Baden.
Count Esterhazy Schnitzel • 17.95
Vienna-style veal lovingly crowned with a sauce of fresh mushrooms, peas,
sour cream, onions and carrots.
A specialty of the Hotel Sacher, Vienna, Austria.
Schnitzel Liechtenstein • 17.95
Tender veal topped with Westphalian ham, Emmenthaler cheese and
green olives. Served at the Hotel Sonnenhof in Vaduz, Liechtenstein.
Schnitzel Royale • 17.95
Vienna-style veal topped with tomatoes and melted Gouda cheese
and mushroom gravy.
Old World Favorites*
The following selection of “old-world favorites” has been pleasing guests at
Max’s since the early 1890’s.
Sauerbraten • 14.95
Top quality beef marinated in a century-old recipe from the Erhardt family
of Enzweihingen in the south of Germany, then roasted to perfection and
topped with a seasoned sauce.
Hasenpfeffer • 16.95
A traditional favorite of the huntsman. . . braised rabbit in spiced red wine
sauce. Especially good with red cabbage and spatzles.
Roast Loin of Pork Stubenkuchen Style • 14.95
This all-time favorite at Max’s is served over our special recipe apple
raisin dressing and topped with a rich brown gravy.
Chicken Viennese • 14.95
A boneless chicken breast delicately fried to a golden brown. Topped
with a sauce of sour cream, finely chopped vegetables and delicately
seasoned with herbs and paprika. Served over our homemade spatzles.
Baked Kassler Rippchen • 15.95
Smoked pork loin chops slowly simmered in our homemade sauerkraut
and served with mustard sauce. This is a delicacy from Kassel in the
province of Hesse.
Bavarian Peasant Platter • 15.95
“Bauern Platte”. A heaping mound of our famous sauerkraut, surrounded
by a grilled bratwurst, knackwurst and a smoked loin pork chop.
Leberkase • 11.95
A finely textured sausage loaf made from a blend of pork and beef
seasoned with spices imported from Bavaria. We grill each slice lightly
and serve it smothered with sauteed onions.
Dutchtown Kielbasa • 11.95
Still unmatched as an “old-world favorite, ” our Dutchtown kielbasa is a
coarsely-ground sausage made of beef and pork and seasoned with a touch
of garlic and other natural spices.
Flavors of the Sea*
with a German Touch
Norwegian Salmon • 17.95
Broiled with garlic butter.
Potato Crusted Cod • 14.95
Mild cod filets coated with a potato breading and sauteed.
Max’s Sampler Platter*
There may be times when it is just too difficult to choose
just one of Max’s fine German dishes. Then, why not
choose THREE of the following popular entrees for
your own true German feast!
Count Esterhazy Schnitzel
Schnitzel ala Holstein
Baked Kassler Rippchen
That Extra Touch
Hot German Potato Salad • 2.25
Chunky pieces of potato, green pepper and bacon are mixed with
a hearty sweet and sour sauce.
Homemade Sauerkraut • 2.25
Fresh sauerkraut is mixed with apples, caraway seeds and pork.
It is then slowly simmered to perfection.
Sweet and Sour Cabbage • 2.25
A blend of coarsely-sliced red cabbage and fresh apples. Slowly
cooked until tender.
Kase Spatzle • 4.95
Spatzle noodles in a creamy Gouda cheese sauce.
Potato Pancakes • 3.95
Always a favorite at Max’s. Three crisp pancakes served with your choice
of ONE topping: chunky applesauce, sour cream or sauerbraten gravy. 3.95
Spatzle • 2.25
Served with your choice of sauerbraten gravy or sauteed onions.
Natural-Cut French Fries • 2.25 •
with cheese or gravy 3.25
Fried until tender and golden brown.
Onion Rings • 2.95
Fried to a golden Brown.
Sweet Potato French Fries • 2.95
Chunky Style Applesauce • 2.25
A popular item at Max’s.
Vegetable of the Day • 2.25
Max personally selects a vegetable to complement the menu selections.
Mashed Potatoes • 2.25
*Indicates Specialties of the House
All specialties of the house are served with assorted rolls,
Max’s applebutter, sauerkraut relish and your choice of
TWO of the following:
German Potato Salad
Sweet and Sour Cabbage
Vegetable of the Day