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Max Brenner - Boston

745 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 274-1741
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Ranked #542 of 2,852 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $31
Hours:
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice ambience. At the entrance, you are greeted by the chocolate shop while waiting for your table. One can choose the chocolate bar, for drinks and chocolate mixes, or to get a table/booth at the restaurant. The choice for meals is limited to burgers and the like. The desserts are elaborated... A bit too big and too sweet for my... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

I would say if you want to try some yummy hot chocolate, you will like it. If you want to eat breakfast- go someplace else. The food was not good at all. The eggs were not good, the home fries were gross little cubs, hard as a rock, and the bread was stale. The service was just awful, although, in... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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230 reviews 230 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Looks like a tourist trap. Even the chocolate and hot chocolate is not that good and the food is average.

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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141 reviews 141 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Wait was too long. So, the lovely lady behind register in small shop section directed us to a small take home fondue set that came with chocolate pieces, skewers, and tea light candle to melt chocolate for about 20$. So we purchased that and had our own fondue in hotel.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Visited this restauarant without having made a reservation - had to wait about 20 minutes for a table but when we were shown through, it seemed like there were lots of empty places. We were ordering deserts and drinks only but it took a little while to arrive at our table. The food was delicious and the hot chocolate to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Try the Italian Thick Hot Chocolate if you are a chocolate lover! We order the Macaroni and Cheese for Dinner w/o Bacon - It was delicious! The service was good, and we were seated pretty quickly on a Saturday Night. Great time with friends!

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Vernal, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Max Brenner Boston is leaps and bounds above the one in Vegas. I was very happy with the service and the bites.

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Toledo, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Service was absolutely atrocious, food was sub-par and severely overpriced. Desserts were the only thing that made it worth going (almost) however it took so long to get a hot chocolate, we ended up canceling it and sharing the crepe. The crepe, although it came out cold, was very good, but it should be for $14. The servers were so... More 

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Troy, New York, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What an amazing place! I felt like Charlie entering Willy Wonka's factory. The smell of chocolate is overwhelming! But in the most delicious way. I ordered dessert and a scrumptious tasty adult beverage and I was on a sugar high!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food is quite good. Everything is quite pricey, but that's worth it when it comes to the desserts. Going there just for dessert is a great idea!

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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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