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Max's Corner

$$ - $$$
Australian, Cafe
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1-5 Leake St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times now and the food and service never disappoints! We always come for an early dinner during the weeknight and it's always peaceful and relaxing. Will definitely recommend this place to others!

Thank JetSetterMelbourne
Melbourne, Australia
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Few little glitches in the initial seating but after that was sorted everything went well. Starters were outstanding - we shared saganaki, grilled prawns and seared scallops- delicious Mains were a little slow to be served but once they arrived at our table we all enjoyed them . Fresh and full of flavour - overall a very good standard. Service... More 

Thank Hynet9
Gisborne, Australia
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Parked right outside this place and got a table for two no problem. Had the Max's burger for lunch, came with chips. Both were absolutely delicious!! Sat outside as it was a beautiful spring day (in the non smoking section, how good was that). Staff and service were excellent. Recommended.

Thank shazza98
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We went to Max's for breakfast. The food is so delicious and fresh. The fruit salad was brilliant, staff very attentive. This cafe is loud, all the chatting echoes. We enjoyed ourselves and will be back. Kids menu is great, breakfast pancakes comes with a side serve of fruit .... Impressed!

1 Thank Liz C
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

This vibrant cafe serves a wide, easy to select, menu to cater for all tastes. Service is attentive and responsive without being overly fussy. Good coffee completes a hearty breakfast or generous main meal. Can only recommend.

Thank Ingrid P
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Love going to Max's...Always heaps to choose from and food always tasty. Good prices. Service friendly.

1 Thank 72JulieAnne
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Nice place to sit outside in the sun (if you can ignore the traffic going past). No complaints from the many breakfasts there. Good food for a fair price.

Thank GafFlash
Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Like I said above! No complaints here.. great venue, great prices, inside or outside dining, takeaway if you prefer. Lovely staff. Definately a place to stop for a meal while in essendon. Walking distance to trams as well.

Thank AussieTraveller994
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Good fresh food nothing too much trouble for these guys. Great for a bite if solo and don't need to bother cooking. I had schnitzel 2 eggs and chips with a fresh salad. $23.90. Just like I cooked it myself.

Thank Timothy R
Dunedin, New Zealand
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291 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

We dropped in and got a table no hassle. Good range on the menu attentive service. A bit noisy from the others sometimes

Thank Bruce M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-5 Leake St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Essendon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?