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“Bit noisy..lacks something..” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Max's Corner

Max's Corner
1-5 Leake Street, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
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Ranked #21 of 55 Restaurants in Essendon
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Bit noisy..lacks something..”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012 via mobile

This little restaurant has been revamped and certainly much better. Food is really good lots variety. However the service..especially at breakfasts is slow & coffee & drinks cold. Tried it at night and they have their music too loud you have to almost yell. Shame..hope they lift their game in these areas!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
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“Enjoyed food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012 via mobile

Dined twice here while in Melbourne over Easter. V busy but service good and food delicious. Enjoyed the people watching :)

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Very cold food, poor service.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012 via mobile

Terrible service, food arrived cold!! Attitude of staff member was like we were interrupting her daily ritual and had moved her out of her comfort zone, simply by asking to be seated. Plates and food was VERY COLD! Pretty ordinary for what was supposed to be a hot breakfast. Didn't bother to complain as waitress wasn't interested from beginning. Give it a miss, for now.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Much better than it used to be”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012 via mobile

After a few bad experiences at its predecessor we had ruled max's out forever. But new owners, new menu, new fitout, thought we would give it another chance.
My partner had gnocchi and I had the potato pizza, both were really nice. Has improved dramatically since the old max's.
Only drawbacks? Its really noisy, and fairly pricey for what is just a cafe in essendon.
Will be back to try the all important breakfast menu next!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

My wife and I stopped here for breakfast one morning and were really pleased with the excellent food and great service. There was lots of variety on the breakfast menu and the food was good and generous. The staff were friendly and pleasant and they make great coffee. Will definitely go again.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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