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Restaurant Chez Max

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13, av AA Thevenet | Magenta, 51530, Epernay, France
+33 (0)3 26 55 23 59
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Wellington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a meal with our teenage children here. SO French, like meals we used to have 20 years ago. Very traditional, not in any way adventurous. Food was good, sauces excellent. Host very convivial, but service not efficient. We got the impression it would have helped to have been French. They were getting better service than us by a long... More 

Thank Will M
Paris, France
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We'd had this suggested by a few people - locals, visitors and, of course, Trip Advisor. Don't be fooled by the less than exceptional neighbouring surroundings (lots of road works when we visited) and a not overly upmarket decor. We had a lovely welcome by Franck (Max) and the entire team in fact; You get the feeling it is a... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this greatly, good value, cosy atmosphere, old style, traditional French cooking - no slick celebrity TV chefs here. The host, Frank, is a delight. Strong wine list, classic dining choices.

Thank Algebra M
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went and had a very enjoyable time. The staff are very welcoming and service throughout the evening was friendly, attentive and speedy. In terms of food, this is very traditional French cooking. Everything you would expect to see including a significant proportion of offal dishes – sweetbreads, liver, kidneys, pate etc. There are lighter alternatives so don’t... More 

1 Thank sveltediner
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was recommend to go to ChezMax by our hostess at Le Chevalee, so glad we went with her recommendation, typically French, with a varied French menu,fresh local produce, nicely cooked, and lovely staff, really enjoyed our food and our evening at Chez Max ,

1 Thank JLM498
Bellville, South Africa
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our dreams was to enjoy some real French cuisine. We spent 5 days in France and one of them was a day trip out to the Chalons-en-Champagne. Travelled by train from Paris (90 minutes).We rented a small VW Polo from AVIS (60euro including GPS) in and collected it from the station. First we visited the local tourist centre... More 

3 Thank Conrad d
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We were a party of 6 visiting Chez Max for lunch and we had a great time! The cuisine is rustic French and the quality is good. The owner is really friendly with a great sense of humour. Two in our group choose the steak tartare, which seems to be a speciality and the owner prepares it at the table... More 

3 Thank PeterHoffmann
Versailles, Ile-de-France, France
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Maybe not the most elaborate setting or presentation, but very tasty, friendly atmosphere and good value! Menu for 29€ with asparagus starter, sea bass for main course, cheese tray and a large selection of desserts + bottle of Alan Bernard (40€)!

3 Thank Johannes L
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

A group of 9 of us dined at Chez Max one evening....the food was delicious and the champagne was amazing! We wanted to eat there for all three nights we were near Epernay but they were unfortunately fully booked! We will definitely return when we visit in the future.

1 Thank Mjb373
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We were recommended to go to Chez Max and we weren't disappointed, the food was amazing but the service we received was one of the best experiences we have had, Max and his team made you feel very welcome, helped with wine and food choices, if you are in Epernay you should visit them.

1 Thank Katie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $49
French, European, Delicatessen, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13, av AA Thevenet | Magenta, 51530, Epernay, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Champagne-Ardenne  >  Marne  >  Epernay
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)3 26 55 23 59
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?