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Max & Erma's

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55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Waverly, Ohio
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I heard about the cookies at Max and Ermas next to The Crowne Plaza downtown so had to try them. BIG mistake. Had already eaten so I just went to the bar and ordered them to go. They were still raw!!! Unacceptable! Won't be going back.

Thank Kim V
Central Illinois
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

I ordered room service from Max and Erma's during a recent stay at the Crowne Plaza hotel. The Cola BBQ Bacon Burger was amazing. The next evening I ordered the Southern Fried Chicken salad and enjoyed it, too. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Candida07
New Albany, Indiana
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We came here during our ThirtyOne conference. Downtown was packed with ladies. Max and Erma's accommodated the crowd with ease. It was next door to our hotel so we popped in a couple of different times. Yes, there was a wait that was to be expected but the politeness, smiles, atmosphere made waiting a breeze. And the service and quality... More 

Thank ms_blue_eyes84
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review! We are pleased to hear that you received great customer service and truly appreciate your patience during such a busy (and fun!) conference. We sincerely appreciate you dining with us and hope to see you again soon! Dirk Bengel, General Manager Max & Erma's on the Boulevard More 

Miami, Florida
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Every time I eat here I am not disappointed. Their tortilla soup is very satisfying and delicious. Service is friendly and fast. Nice pub atmosphere.

Thank FlyingStew75
Dirk B, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! Our staff works hard at providing excellent guest experiences, I'm so glad you had one! Cheers! Dirk Bengel, General Manager Max & Erma's on the Boulevard More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We arrived at 9:30 pm on a Saturday night and the restaurant was not busy at all. We sat outside and it took over 5 minutes for our waitress to come get our order. It took over 10 minutes for her to get our WATER to us. It took another 25 minutes to get our food. However, our order was... More 

Thank Ronda J
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. I'm happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed the food and hope you will dine with us again soon. Dirk Bengel, General Manager Max & Erma's on... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great variety of selections and very reasonably priced. Conveniently located directly across the street from the convention center

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

Thank you so much for sharing this 5-Star review! We are thrilled to hear that our location was convenient for you and we can't wait to have you back again soon. Dirk Bengel, General Manager Max & Erma's on the Boulevard More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
Families with children, Large groups
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?