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Chez Max

13 avenue Alfred Anatole Thevenet | 11 minutes à pied du centre d'Epernay, 51530 Magenta, France
+33 3 26 55 23 59
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak tartare” (39 reviews)
“cheese board” (16 reviews)
“lamb rack” (3 reviews)
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European, Deli, Healthy
$$ - $$$
13 avenue Alfred Anatole Thevenet | 11 minutes à pied du centre d'Epernay, 51530 Magenta, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely staff, very friendly, excellent food, nice atmosphere. They even made a starter for us for the steak tartare, even though it was on the menu as a main, actually made it at the table. Two out of the four of us ate it and...More

Thank swnyraw3l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday from the UK and wanted to ‘rub shoulders’ with the locals and dine in a typically provincial french restaurant. Chez Max provided all that and more. From the moment we walked in off the street and booked a table for the following night...More

1  Thank Gada1548
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is all about Max and his personality. He is super and spoke to us in both French and English. The food was first class and the cheese board was more than generous. The restaurant had just re-opened after a refurbishment. It is situated...More

Thank John H
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best restaurant in town. Super service, very polite, exquisite food, very good price for value. A must go for everyone in Epernay.

Thank michiel d
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited Chez Max just an hour ago/ just one word- amazing! The service, the food, the ambience, the choice, everything! If we’d live in Épernay- we’d come back frequently! Totally in love with an amazingly good restaurant! Merci beaucuoup!

1  Thank AnnaMonasteri
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Friendly staff, excellent food, classic French cuisine and good selection of wines. Service very good even though they were busy. Max was very attentive to all customers, difficult to make a choice from the menu as it all sounded good. We were not disappointed and...More

1  Thank LorraineG63
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Max, the friendly patron, was waiting for us outside. Classic French cuisine: chateaubriand, ris de veau, steak tartare, oysters, escargots, ile flotante etc. Max is very hospitable and friendly and funny. Food outstanding, atmosphere relaxed. Totally recommend!

Thank Eelko-Jan
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We have been there twice now in one week, with 2 different couples!! Service is excellent and we haven't been disappointed no matter what has been ordered. Not super fancy, but certainly much much more than ordinary! A great, family run, down to earth, good...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed June 28, 2018

A truly wonderful and typically French meal. Max was in charge but this was a family restaurant. Not in the most chic part of Epernay but well worth the extra 5 mins walk over the river and the railway to seek it out. It was...More

Thank BodfairMan
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

FANTASTIC!! Very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Fantastic food and marvellous tartar and oysters.

Thank mathias a
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September 5, 2017|
Response from Louise M | Reviewed this property |
Hello we went there in may. I got someone who speaks French to ring and book for me, I think that would be best for you. You don't want to miss out on going. Hope that helps
February 2, 2017|
Response from pennyal | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer this I'm afraid as we didn't take our dogs on holiday with us this time.
October 6, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $65
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 avenue Alfred Anatole Thevenet | 11 minutes à pied du centre d'Epernay, 51530 Magenta, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Marne  >  Magenta
  • Phone Number: +33 3 26 55 23 59
  • E-mail
We are a french traditional restaurant. We change our menus each week according seasons local products. You will be received by a team of professionals in a convivial ambiance without device nor spangle, in any simplicity and sincerity there. Bonjour, exceptionnellement le restaurant serra ferme jusqu’au 07 Aout, pour de grosses et indispensable renovations. Une prochaine fois j'espere. Bon sejour en Champagne. Hello, exceptionally the restaurant will be closed until the 07 August, for large and essential renovations. Next time I hope. Have a nice stay in Champagne.
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