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Max & Erma's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1317 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230
+1 614-471-0009
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Porters Falls, WV
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152 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

My aunt and I stopped in, just wanting something light and refreshing. We decided on a couple shareable appetizers and drinks. The first appetizer was wonderful: warm pretzel sticks with dip. The second appetizer, not so good. The flat bread dish was crispy around the very edge and down right soggy everywhere else. We left most of it on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

You will have a great time at this Max and Erma's. All of the servers were friendly when we walked into the Americana decorated restaurant. The menu focuses on the basics like salads and burgers. I got the vegetarian black bean burger and my date got the steak. I recommend this location if you have a large group because they... More 

Thank Heather G
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

The Buffalo chicken dip is awesome...get two. Burgers are huge. Frozen lemonade great. The my family enjoyed it all. Get the cookies too.

Thank cpowellrtr
Gahanna, Ohio
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

We sit at bar best long island. Love those free cookies on Wednesday. French onion soup is great. Burgers are tasty.

Thank Kat19552015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

I like Max and Erma's, but this location is the best! The staff is nice and the food is always fresh. Sometimes it takes a little while to get it. I always get their Tortilla Soup, Chocolate Chip Cookies and a Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken. I get a side of ranch instead of their Caesar dressing, because it is... More 

Thank Kjd964
Columbus, Ohio
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

This is a favorite of the whole family. We love the hamburgers and appetizers. We go at least twice a month and have never waited more than 10 minutes for a table. The servers are very nice and knowledgeable and have always given great service. I highly recommend giving it a try.

Thank zultr
Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

Stopped here before a movie. About 30 people waiting outside while I could see at least a dozen empty tables inside. Hostess told me 20 minutes because the tables were dirty. Really lady...go clean some, there are a lot of people waiting. Sat down, ordered, every thing was dirty...plates for appetizers, silverware, even the table itself. The only saving grace... More 

Thank John J J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were seated promptly and our waiter was very friendly. The variety of the menu pleased everyone in our party of five.

Thank Tom S
Porters Falls, WV
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152 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Just wanted something light to tide us over till dinner out and this proved to be a good pick. The service was excellent even though they had just opened and the soup was perfect. We look forward to visiting them again soon.

Columbus, Ohio
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2014

Right on North Hamilton, this chain restaurant has good prices for decent food! And they have more than just burgers!

Thank Ecogoat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1317 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Gahanna
  • Phone Number: +1 614-471-0009
In 1972, Max & Erma created a fun, unique restaurant so friends and family can gather for good times and a great meal, and decorated it with eclectic artifacts and local paraphernalia. Since that day, we've been committed to providing our guests with irresistible heartland classics and friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere the whole neighborhood can enjoy. We've grown over the years, but always remain true to what makes us successful - delivering a great memorable experience so that every guest leaves with a smile. After all, Max & Erma wouldn't have it any other way.

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