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Max

Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #388 of 3,963 restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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83% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My rating is actually average ++ but does not make 'very good' simply because our drinks were warm and should have been cold. They have a fridge, use it. Putting that aside, we were persuaded in by their waiter spruiking out the front. Hadn't been before. Garlic bread and dips and bread were delicious, too delicious, filled me too much... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Pushy to get us in but actually very good food. Should be more about the food and unless about bums on seats than food. Lots of competition so we understand

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

a bit pushy to get you in there then service is not the best , but food was great, plenty of room and relaxed

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Windsor, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I haven't been to Max in years as I had a bad experience, but my friends chose it tonight. Unfortunately, it was not any better. The service was inconsistent and no communication- one waiter offers to bring more bread to finish the dips (didn't inform us we'd be charged for it), and 10mins later another waiter comes to take away... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Great food, friendly staff, nice selection. Service is a touch slow but not much of a concern. Great prices!

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Altrincham
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This is a vibrant, busy restaurant whose menu has enough choices to suit most people. We were enticed in by the owner who promised complimentary wine and it worked. The restaurant does not pretend to be fine dining and it is not. But we had an alright meal at an ok price.

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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Friendly helpful staff, awesome pizza and burgers. White wine was recommended and perfect. Chips weren't anything flash, but overall a lovely experience.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This place is great, my husband and I always stop off here for a meal whilst in Melbourne. There's usually one of the staff standing out the front enticing people to eat there. They have a very large menu at great prices too. We stopped off there at 3.30 on a Sunday arvo for a meal when a lot of... More

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Launceston, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Five of us were lured in to eating here by the offer of free wine. Best decision of the week. The food, service, outdoor seating were excellent and we all enjoyed ourselves immensely.

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ACT, Australia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Despite being a regular visitor to Melbourne, I had never been to hardware lane - A local friend suggested we visit for nice place to grab an informal dinner and we were happy we did. We ate midweek, so not dissimilar to Lygon St, there are people out the front of each place trying to temp you and your group... More

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