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Max's Corner

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1-5 Leake Street, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
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Today
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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  • 2
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Relaxed

I had a casual lunch with work colleagues and Max's was good. It had a combination of workers, mums and retirees eating there and accommodated all; that is that it's large enough to select a suitable table. The selection of food was broad enough to satisfy any need. We each enjoyed our choices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Junkette
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I had a casual lunch with work colleagues and Max's was good. It had a combination of workers, mums and retirees eating there and accommodated all; that is that it's large enough to select a suitable table. The selection of food was broad enough to satisfy any need. We each enjoyed our choices. The service was very good and friendly.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Could not fault the service at Max's corner. The waiters were very attentive and we did not have to wait to reorder drinks. The food is another story. The chips were very dry and the calamari was chewy. I expected more there are a lot of good cafés out there that deliver A+ meals this is not one of them.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Located in popular North Essendon shopping strip .Just the place to go for a nice snack and the best Coffee in Australia. Very pleasant staff, efficient service. Even provide a bowl of water if you bring your dog. Breakfast meals very generous .Charges very competitive.

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Melbourne, AUS
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a very enjoyable evening. Food was delicious and the staff were excellent. They did everything possible to make a family birthday dinner great. prices were very reasonable.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Terrible acoustics Terrible service Terrible food I can't understand the other glowing reviews at all.

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Seddon, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The steak was well cooked and very tender. I found the staff not to be as good though. Not very attentive and forgetting our drinks and bill.

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melbourne
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130 reviews 130 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The place have this people trying to convince you to dine there, which can be discouraging. But we were in a hurry and it was near the jazz club. They gave us free house wines which was not bad, drinkable and ok. The pumpkin and asparagus risotto was ok, and I would strongly suggest to remove the mozzarella. It simply... More 

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Melbourne
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Max's corner is definetly a must try! Certainly one of the better cafe's in the Essendon area. Staff made me feel welcome from when I came in to when I left, good food with good service. Happy with my experience there!

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Adelaide, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

On a recent holiday we had breakfast at Max's and it was so nice that we came back two days later for more. The big breakfast was enormous and great quality, as was the egg and bacon rolls and the coffee was the best we had around the area. The staff were very friendly and it is definitely well worth... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Standard "bistro" food was OK. Laminate tables. Very noisy. Good service. Probably targeted at the younger generation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-5 Leake Street, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Essendon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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