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Max’s Restaurant, a Pinoy landmark in Vancouver, British Columbia

Posted On 2013 Jul 30
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Max’s Restaurant Vancouver BC

Max’s Restaurant Vancouver BC

Max's Restaurant's mascot Chickie Boy

Max’s Restaurant’s mascot Chickie Boy

VANCOUVER, BC (July 30, 2013) – For a family or a group of friends who are planning a trip to Vancouver in British Columbia, Max’s Restaurant located in the Renfrew Collingwood area is a culinary landmark that serves authentic Filipino cuisine – a delectable menu that features the famous Max’s fried chicken, crispy pata, lumpiang shanghai, pancit canton, halo-halo and many other traditional Filipino dishes.  It has become a favorite stop for tourist buses and travelers from neighboring cities.

Their very own mascot Chickie Boy appears on special occasions to greet and entertain their diners and their kids.  He is a lovable anthromorphic chick which wears a jumpsuit, hat and constant friendly smile.  He even sings the Happy Birthday song during birthday parties.

Established in 1945 in the city of Manila after World War II by Stanford-educated teacher Maximo Gimenez, Max’s Restaurant has expanded with over a hundred branches and franchised locations in the Philippines, including restaurants in Metro Manila, Northern and Southern Luzon and Cebu.  In North America, there are ten branches with two in Canada and more coming soon to other cities.

The Max’s Restaurant Vancouver BC branch opened on Kingsway on May 25, 2012 and has quickly established itself as the “go to” restaurant for Filipino celebrities, like Janno Gibbs, Aegis, Jose Mari Chan, Parokya ni Edgar, Mocha Girls, Kris Bernal, Aljur Abrenica and many other artists who are performing at concert venues in this city.  Philippine Tourism Director Rene Delos Reyes and North America West Coast Philippine Consulate General’s representatives have also visited the restaurant and indulged in its tasty dishes.  It is the only Filipino restaurant in British Columbia that is equipped with function rooms that can be used for both business and private events, such as birthdays, weddings, baby showers, baptismal parties and more.  There are two adjacent function rooms – each having a seating capacity of 50 guests – with a retractable divider to accommodate all 100 guests.  The rooms also come with overhead projectors and state-of-the-art sound system.

The restaurant has a seating capacity of 200 guests.  Business hours are Monday – Thursday from 11 a.m.  – 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.  About a 3-hour drive from Seattle, it is located at the heart of the Filipino neighborhood.  It is less than 5 minutes away from Metrotown Mall which is the largest mall in British Columbia and about 15 minutes away from Downtown Vancouver.

For more information or booking/reservations, contact Max’s Restaurant Vancouver BC at 1-604-435-3505 or email maxs.vancouver@maxschicken.com.  Address: 3546 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R 5L7, Canada.

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