A Delectable
Muscatine Restaurant

From Muscatine native Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks, the artful cuisine of Maxwell's at the Merrill is poised to please. With an emphasis on fresh, local and sustainable fare, the Modern American menu showcases the finest in Muscatine dining in the heart of downtown. Enjoy the sweeping Mississippi River views gathering with friends or meeting other like-minded travelers and locals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or happy hour.

 

Felt Like We Were On Vacation - My family and I ate at the restaurant Maxwells in the hotel. The lobster bisque is amazing with plenty of lobster. Also had the cornbread crusted calamari which was very crispy and the two homemade sauces were excellent. The lobby and restaurant are beautiful with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Mississippi River. Even though I live in Muscatine, it felt like we were on vacation. Will be back. Recent Guest

Maxwell's at the Merrill

Fresh, Local Modern American Cuisine at Maxwell's

Muscatine native Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks unveils her all-new menu for Maxwell’s at the Merrill focusing on simple ingredients and an eloquent dining experience that is tailored to fit the local palate.

Chef Tessa began her culinary journey at age 16 in Muscatine and holds a culinary degree from Le Cordon Bleu Chicago. With fourteen years of experience in the industry including Hy-Vee Muscatine and Geneva Golf & Country Club, she has developed a unique but approachable style that is sexy and wholesome.

Complimenting Chef Tessa, is Sous Chef Ryan Caussé, also a Muscatine native with seven years of experience in the industry and coming from a Country Club background. He is down-to-earth, approachable, and brings a fun edge to the sophisticated menu.

Ryan is a cyclist and avid outdoorsman and combined with Tessa’s love for adventure and nature, the two bring a passion for locally sourced ingredients and farmer’s market produce. Chef Tessa’s aim is to bring no-nonsense cuisine to Muscatine. The new menu at Maxwell’s at the Merrill will push towards Modern American fare that maintains a price point that patrons have come to know and appreciate.

From Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks, the new Maxwell's at the Merrill menu is poised to please. With an emphasis on fresh, local and sustainable fare, the new menu will showcase the finest in Muscatine dining in the heart of downtown. Sweeping Mississippi river views compliment breakfast, lunch, dinner, or happy hour.

Hours of Operation

Breakfast // 6:30am-11am

Lunch // 11am-2pm

Bar Menu // 2pm-5pm

Happy Hour // 3pm-5pm

Dinner // 5pm-10pm

Room Service // 6:30am-10pm