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Max & Erma's

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55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
+1 614-228-5555
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 22:00
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Fri 06:30 - 00:00
Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Clarion, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped on a Friday night and the wait staff was marginal for such a busy night. I felt that they were understaffed. However, the food served was good and served in a timely manner. I would not have a problem with eating at this location in the future.

Thank cessnapilot2
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in because of it being close to hotel and having a good reputation as a chain restaurant. Tap beer was coldish. Food was poor. Service was poor. Wasn't horrible, but not anywhere worth what we paid.

Thank Staci B
Lagrange, Ohio
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived in Columbus late after a long day at work and a long drive. After getting settled in the hotel decided to visit Max & Erma's. The lobby was very crowded and the hostess said it would be an hour wait. We checked out the bar and there were seats available so we chose to relax and eat at the... More 

Thank Doreen L
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here to avoid the cold weather and we were pleasantly surprised. They have a pretty decent size menu with a a variety of foods. I enjoyed my soft pretzel appetizer and hamburger and got to watch the basketball game while I ate! The highlight was our efficient waiter, a very pleasant and funny young man!

Thank GrayLmom
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had breakfast and its less than desirable and for 16$ absolutely not recommended. The selection is extremely poor.

Thank Pablo E
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you dining with us at Max & Erma's on the Boulevard. I am sorry to hear that our breakfast buffet failed to meet the high expectations our guests have come to expect. We sincerely appreciate you bringing your experience to our attention and we will be certain to address it with the staff. We hope to have you back... More 

Coshocton, Ohio
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town recently for a convention and decided to walk across the street from our hotel to Max and Erma's. Quite a bit different than a year ago. The place was not real clean. The menus, as well as portion sizes have shrunk. The two ladies in our party had salads, which they said were ok. The two... More 

Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that you had a sub-par experience with our restaurant. We recently rolled out a new menu and are aiming for excellence, and though we're getting closer, we occasionally fall short. Your feedback is of great importance to us and allows us to monitor and improve our service continually. Thanks again! Dirk Bengel General Manager More 

United States
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687 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 609 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying at the Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Columbus and this Max & Erma's restaurant is near the hotel. Convenient location, food is average, service is good. Wait staff is very personable.

Thank AAHolt
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I am thrilled to hear the kind comments regarding our staff. Please come back and see us soon! Dirk Bengel, General Manager Max & Erma's on the Boulevard More 

Decatur, Georgia
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In town for the NCAA Volleyball Championships and looking for a convenient place to grab a quick bite to eat and drink before heading to the match. Admittedly, there were 8 of us but it took forever to get seated. In the end we were seated at two side by side 4-tops that had been open for a while so... More 

Thank Robert W
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize for issues you experienced when dining with us. It is our goal to consistently deliver exceptional service and I am sorry to hear we did not exceed your expectations. We are working diligently with our staff and hope you will allow us the opportunity to better serve you in the future. Dirk Bengel General Manager Max &... More 

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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We're here for the NCAA Volleyball Championships. The first night we can here we sat in a booth with gnats and they were out of spinach dip. They also had a new bartender and the drinks were horrible. However they had great wings and amazing salads. Today we are back and they are out of wings! Very disappointing!!!

Thank Quanesha S
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that you loved the salads and wings, they are definitely one of our favorites! We appreciate you taking the time to share your review with us and apologize for the issues you experienced. We hope to see you again soon! Dirk Bengel General Manager Max & Erma's Downtown More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely just an average place. We had the skewers for an appetizer, which were "fancy" mozzarella sticks. I had the avocado Cobb salad (with fresh avocado I might add) which was pretty good, and my friend had the tortilla burger, which she said was "okay." She said the tortilla soup was good, but the sandwich was overwhelmingly messy. I read... More 

Thank Natalie W
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your dining experience at Max & Erma's on the Boulevard. We appreciate your comments and will definitely take them into consideration when making improvements. We hope to see you in the near future! Dirk Bengel, General Manager Max & Erma's on the Boulevard More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-228-5555
We're nearby all the action of your favorite local destinations, so make us a part of your Movie Night, Girls Night Out, or Special Occasion Celebrations. Or, stop by for Lunch or Dinner whenever you're craving our popular favorites - from Max's Trademark Burgers, to our famous Tortilla Soup, to Erma's Fresh-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies. You can take it with you! Pick-up your Carryout Order on the way home, and enjoy the tastes of our place over at your place. And, let us do the cooking for your next business gathering or get-together at home - with Party Platters that bring the tastes of Max & Erma's to your event. C'mon over and visit today. Eat, Drink & Whatever!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?