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Max's Highway Diner Bosselman's

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3231 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-9571
+1 515-967-8000
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible29%
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“texas burger” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
“brisket” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
3231 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-9571
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When this was owned by Bosselman's and called Grandma Max's it was a great place to eat.No longer..keep on driving past unless you need fuel.

Thank bombcheles
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we walked in there. I did not see a lot of people in the restaurant. We reviewed the menu and found for the price of chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and corn. We found we could go somewhere else more reasonable.

Thank Rachelle G
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

We made the mistake of getting their buffet and none of it was good. Chicken was dry, no good flavor in anything we tried. The decor is cool and the waitress tried to help us out. If you have to eat there maybe order from...More

Thank Mindy H
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Stopped at Max's for breakfast and it did not disaapoint. This place is open, friendly and the food is amazing. I bbarely finished my breakfast as the portions were huge. The decor is fun to look at....just what you would espect in a highway roadside...More

Thank firedog1013
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Stopped for a quick note! Was not disappointed! Placed order, got drinks, food shortly thereafter! Very happy. Food was prepared perfectly and was fresh. Waitress was friendly and attentive. Places like this are impossible to find nowadays! Thank you, bosselmans!

Thank neenersmom
Reviewed July 23, 2017

I'm honestly not sure why we decided to eat here, should have read the reviews! We had a variety of menu items. Pancakes that were not cooked all the way, fried chicken fingers and onion rings that were cooked in old nasty oil. Mac and...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

The food was mostly good. The salad bar was a hit with our party. One meal in our group of 6 had some undisclosed "issue" and wasn't brought out until after everyone else was done eating. The server didn't offer anything other than a lame...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Dirty, rude waitress that gave an attitude when I asked for a napkin to clean my dirty seat. Not one person bothered to greet us. Buyers beware this place is not good

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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

What a fun little place to eat, had a great breakfast and it was all 50s style front and inside. Couldn't ask for a better meal and service, staff was friendly and smiling

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Sort of a 50's diner...friendly people, good food. Lots of truckers stop there also. Would go there again.

Thank Treyfus
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Response from J B | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it as this is a converted gas station. You could check Disney's website though to find out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3231 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-9571 (Formerly Max's Highway Diner Bosselman)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-967-8000
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