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Max & Erma's

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55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
6:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We will never eat here again. We were seated at 6:45pm & food was not served until 7:45 pm with my dinner being last, at least 5 min behind everyone else's. No management to be found. No apology from our waitress. Food was not that great either. We will never go back here. There are plenty of other choices.

Thank kimnart
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review regarding your recent dining experience at Max & Erma's on the Boulevard. I apologize for the long waits you had experienced and assure you this is not typical. We truly appreciate your feedback and hope you will dine with us again soon. Dirk Bengel, General Manager Max & Erma's on the Boulevard More 

Philadelphia, Mississippi
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ran the marathon Sunday morning and didn't feel like walking from our hotel. The food was fine (I had a salad, my daughter had a sandwich). It was reasonably priced and the service was good.

Thank murr0714
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review! We are happy to hear that you felt the location was convenient and that you enjoyed the service you received. We hope to host you again soon. Dirk Bengel, General Manager More 

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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious grilled chicken in balsamic vinegar, asparagus, yum! Good waiters but very slow, over an hour to get meal. The lady twerking her hubby in dinning room didn't help atmosphere. Lap dance in full view of all. In fairness, there was several conventions at same time at convention center.

Thank NMStoryteller
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our services; any type of review we receive from our guests is very helpful. Hope to see you again soon! Dirk Bengel General Manager More 

New York
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my room service from here as well as the lunch i had. Good value. Good Americana food. Large portions. Good service. Good value

Thank Alta_Powder
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review of Max and Erma's on the Boulevard! Guest satisfaction is our number one priority and we are happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoy your dining experience. We look forward to having you back soon! Dirk Bengel, General Manager More 

Anthem, Arizona
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219 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant is just average for service and food service. It is next to the Crowne Plaza so it is very convenient for travel purpose.

1 Thank Larry W
Seoul, South Korea
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105 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other than the snooty manager type [older, Black female who stood at the hostess station giving much attitude each time I dined for lunch-no name badge, so] this place rocks. The servers and the bartenders, however, were wonderful and attentive. I double tipped all of them. I stayed at the Crowne Plaza for five nights; I ate at Max &... More 

Thank WestCoast_Peach
Waverly, Ohio
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Stopped in on Saturday afternoon for a beer and bite to eat. We wanted to sit outside because it was such a beautiful day. We were told they didn't have the staff to service the outdoor patio?? It's a Saturday afternoon with sold out hotels, people out everywhere due to so many events going on, and you don't have the... More 

2 Thank welovethecaribbean2
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

ate here after our convention for a late night dinner, wasnt buzy, quick service. the food did take a while to come out but we were in no hurry, food was hot and lots of it.

Thank powerpuffgirll
Lebanon, Ohio
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Never have to wait very long. They get you in quick. Directly across from convention center and a welcome relief from convention food all day long. Staff is great and very friendly.

Thank John J
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We visited here more than once during a 5 day stay for an event at the nearby Convention Center. The food was innovative and fresh, the wait staff was exceedingly helpful and accommodating of our preferences and needs, and the patio was cool and pleasant even in the middle of July. I would definitely return should my travels again take... More 

Thank Shirley W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 16142285555
We're nearby all the action of your favorite local destinations, so make us a part of your Movie Night, Girls Night Out, or Special Occasion Celebrations. Or, stop by for Lunch or Dinner whenever you're craving our popular favorites - from Max's Trademark Burgers, to our famous Tortilla Soup, to Erma's Fresh-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies. You can take it with you! Pick-up your Carryout Order on the way home, and enjoy the tastes of our place over at your place. And, let us do the cooking for your next business gathering or get-together at home - with Party Platters that bring the tastes of Max & Erma's to your event. C'mon over and visit today. Eat, Drink & Whatever!

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