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Max Brenner

745 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2636
+1 617-274-1741
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
745 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2636
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Long story short, don’t waste your valuable time at this place unless you have plenty of time to kill!!! I just moved to here in Boston from other country and I’ve been tried couple restaurants here so far. Most of them are awesome and very...More

Thank YoonJung J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It smells like chocolate heaven when you walk in the door! The signature chocolate martini is by far the best I have ever had. The mug of hot chocolate, non alcoholic is also delicious! I was in Boston for girls weekend and we hit Max...More

Thank mconners
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't waste your time dining here. The food is only average. There are plenty of better places to eat. Popular spot for teen bday parties. I can see the allure of this place for a bunch of young girls. My daughters made me go here...More

Thank MRLF28
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Tried this place, eh, it was ok. We were told to give it a try and so we did. To be fair we only stopped in for a drink and ice cream. I tried the chocolate martini, I don’t know what I expected but it...More

Thank mickeyfanforever
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Tight accommodations and loud, which is good if you have kids. Big negative is they were out of draft beer and Stella. Ask before you sit down or you be stuck with Blue moon. Service is slow. Quesadilla app is good but enough for a...More

Thank johnjnelson
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited Boston from Australia for my 40th birthday and on my actual birthday we were looking for someone easy for dinner with kids after spending the day at Harvard and then the evening at the museum of fine arts. This place worked great. Menu...More

Thank 415GerardC
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Great place for dinner. Menu was interesting, enough variety to satisfy everyone in our party (2 carnivores and a vegetarian). Desserts to die for!!! I actually overdosed on chocolate, which is something I never thought I'd ever say. Service was good, prices were reasonable, atmosphere...More

Thank Adevlupes
Reviewed April 18, 2018

We were there for the marathon and had walked all over the city Saturday so when we walked past the restaurant and saw chocolate it was a no brainer to go in, warm up and have lunch. The portions are large enough to share, we...More

1  Thank Lovinlife57
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Was in Boston for a conference and a friend recommended for lunch. Had a great bacon and avocado sandwich with waffle fries! Was with a group of 4 and everyone loved their meals. Since we didn’t have time for desert, we purchased a hot chocolate...More

Thank Tonya B
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Rude staff, slow service and their were mouse traps set up throughout the dining room. Big mistake choosing this place for our day in Boston.

1  Thank Tina C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 745 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2636
    (Between Fairfield and Exeter)
  • Public Transportation: Take the MBTA towards Government Center. Our restaurant is located closest to the Copley Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-274-1741
  • E-mail
Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man, the first restaurant entirely devoted to chocolate, provides a "chocolate mood:" a person being surrounded by huge bricks, candles, pralines, colorful toy tins and crates filled with cocoa beans. Each person"s chocolate experience is exclusive to the individual as it brings out different emotions in each and every person. This can be experienced at our retail shop and dining room. In addition to our unique chocolate, we also offer delicious savory foods. Whether it is our famous Brenner Burger or Mac & Cheese, there will be something for everyone in the group!
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