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Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man

841 Broadway, Ste 302, New York City, NY 10003-4704 (Greenwich Village)
646-467-8800
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Ranked #163 of 11,777 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert, Ice Cream, Family Fare
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between 13th and 14th Streets
Transit: L, N, R, Q, W, 4, 5 & 6 trains to 14th Street/Union Square.
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

I went with my daughters to the Max Brenners kiosk in Bryant Park in New York. I did not make it to the restaurant but after my experience, it is definitely on my list. We indulged in the hot chocolate and it was wonderful. It was like drinking a chocolate bar. They also so a syringe filled with warm chocolate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

It took a while to be seated, I'll admit. However, once we got our food, it was quite good. But nothing could prepare me for the hot chocolate. I got a gingerbread-infused hot chocolate and I swear I could feel my energy returning to me. After a long day of walking around Manhattan, this was the best thing I've ever... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Not a very good selection of chocolates to take away as presents but the restaurant was nice , tables a little close service good , tiramisu was delicious. Strawberry pancake also delicious one of the best we had in New York . Not cheap but I dont think you can go to New York on a budget. Everthing is very... More 

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New York
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13 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I recently took a small group of preteens here for a birthday party. There was a lot to love about the place, but there is one huge problem -- there was only one working women's bathroom in the whole place. When all the plumbing is in working order, there are only TWO stalls in the women's room. That's to accommodate... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I thoroughly enjoy every trip to Max Brenner and it is a must everytime I come to the States. It is just such a wonderful and delicious experience. The smell of chocolate when you walk in is enough to convert anyone. I had the Brenner burger and the Berry Lovely cocktail, both were so yummy. The staff are great and... More 

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Seattle, WA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We stumbled across this place enroute from Union Square subway to Strand Books. Fantastic ambiance playing up the chocolate theme. After a brief scouting visit we decided to come back for lunch. Very friendly staff who apear to enjoy their workplace. Food is presented well with wood trays for sandwiches and pizzas. The BLT and crepe we ordered were very... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great meals....we all ordered something different and we were all impressed. Even better desserts! Couldn't finish it!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I cannot believe that I am now finding this gem. For someone like myself this is a gem but how could I have not know is beyond me. I loved the experience and recommend it to anyone looking for a different experience. The smell of cocoa is intoxicating which isn't a bad thing. The wait is horrible but again we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great restaurant, the food was excellent and the desserts were very good. We went there after visiting the holiday market at Union Square. Definitely have to make a reservations, even with that you end up waiting an extra 15 minutes or so but it's so worth it. The place has two levels and totally recommend going upstairs if possible but... More 

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Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We went to Max Brenner on a late Sunday afternoon to cap off a fun weekend in NYC during the Christmas season. We made a reservation ahead of time and I would highly recommend doing so through opentable. The restaurant has two levels but is not huge. There is no real waiting area so you are forced into a tiny... More 

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Additional Information about Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man

Address: 841 Broadway, Ste 302, New York City, NY 10003-4704
Phone Number: 646-467-8800
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Bakery, Dessert, Ice Cream, Family Fare

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