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Max Brenner - Boston

745 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 274-1741
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Ranked #534 of 2,847 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $31
Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Fairfield and Exeter
Transit: Take the MBTA towards Government Center. Our restaurant is located closest to the Copley Station.
Description: Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man, the first restaurant entirely devoted to chocolate, provides a "chocolate mood:" a person being surrounded by huge bricks, candles, pralines, colorful toy tins and crates filled with cocoa beans. Each person"s chocolate experience is exclusive to the individual as it brings out different emotions in each and every person. This can be experienced at our retail shop and dining room. In addition to our unique chocolate, we also offer delicious savory foods. Whether it is our famous Brenner Burger or Mac & Cheese, there will be something for everyone in the group!
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

They have a store inside to buy chocolates and candies. I've been for dessert a couple times, never dinner. It smells like chocolate in here which is nice. The dessert food is just okay though, nothing life changing.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My wife and I went there twice in a period of two days to have their hot chocolate which we had tried at their New York restaurant last year. During the first visit we ordered their classic hot chocolate. It was served not so hot. Nonetheless, we came there the next day. The host kept us waiting for 15 minutes... More 

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Bow, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

went w/ husband and 2 kids (10,12). kids ate off kids menu- usual kid fare but way more french fries then meat. husband had a burger which he said was very good but not the best ever. i had the cob salad which prob would have been ok if it hadn't been made 2 days prior to serving. all were... More 

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New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Nice place. I ordered three things and enjoyed them all. 1. Sliced & Diced Steak “Pillow” Panini - very delicious 2. Peanut Butter and Banana Chocolate Crepe – exceptionally tasty 3. Latte in a big hug mug - usual taste. The deserts are quite large, so may want to share it with someone.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We only went for dessert. Got there fairly early on a Saturday night was still a 20 minute wait see we ate at the bar. Service there was good but the desserts are so overpriced! $14.50 for a small ramekin sized chocolate lava cake a tiny scoop of ice cream and a small I mean mouth full sized shot of... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food was amazing. The cheese steak waffle was unbelievable. The hot chocolate was to die for! The acoustics could use some work, it was a little noisy, but tolerable due to the wonderful food.

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Too bad their hosts are very rude and definitely not the right fit for a beautiful chocolate place. I took my niece there for her birthday, and they made us waut for 2 and half hours even though they were open tables. I am uncertain for the strategy of "did you make a reservation??", it is a desert place and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I went to Max Brenner for my friends 22nd birthday. It was my first time at the location. The decor and atmosphere was pleasant, fun and warm. The service was awful, there were 8 of us and the service was slow, unorganized and unprofessional. There were many instances the displayed such one was that I ordered a hot chocolate with... More 

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Watervliet, New York, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

BEER AND CHOCOLATE AND MORE BEER AND CHOCOLATE, oh and our wives loved the chocolate drinks and chocolate. Was a great experience, friendly welcoming staff. Highly recommend, it was a great experience with beer and chocolate!

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Norwich, Vermont
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I took my son and his girlfriend here to celebrate her 21st birthday. It is very easy to get to and find and we were promptly seated with reservations when we arrived. Our waitress was friendly, helpful and professional. As this was our first visit, she made great suggestions for food and drinks. HIGHLY recommend the chocolate martini & snicker... More 

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Additional Information about Max Brenner - Boston

Address: 745 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Phone Number: (617) 274-1741
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: American

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