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“Just Average”
Review of Grandma Max's - CLOSED

Grandma Max's
Cuisines: American
Description: (308) 382-6986
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Description: (308) 382-6986
Reviewed January 11, 2013

We go out to eat with other couples on Friday nights and pick someplace different every time. We have been to Grandma Max's several times and each time I dread it. The food used to be delicious, but now is just average or below. The buffet is okay, but a lot of it tastes like frozen food that is cooked, not fresh cooked. The desert bar leaves a lot to be desired. The last time, the cakes were very dry and did not taste good at all.

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1  Thank ConnieSears
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

We travel back and forth from Colorado to Iowa every year and make this a place to stop for food and stretch our legs. Grandma Max's restaurant has two seating areas, one area for car travelers and one for truck folks. They offer a breakfast, lunch or dinner buffet which can be anywhere from $7 - $15 depending on the meal. We stopped there late afternoon Saturday and they had Prime Rib that was some of the most tender I've ever had. includes salad bar and desserts. They also have a food court with Subway, Little Caesars pizza and a self serve area coffee, rolls, donuts etc.. They also have a large store, very modern rest rooms, showers, pool tables and pinball area, Free WiFi, two movie theaters, a steel girder from one of the twin towers on display, A full size Predictor model, an Alien model, in other words this is a nice place to stop at. I see some of the other reviews are less favorable, but we can truthfully say we have never had a bad customer service or food experience out of the 20 times we've stopped here. Gas pumps for cars are on one side and trucks on the other. One of the nicest truck stops I've been in and I don't drive a truck.
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2  Thank totman
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

Grandma Max's are attached to the Pilot series of truck stops along I-80 in Nebraska. This one was not as good as the facility in Big Springs, although the place at least was quiet! This time the food was only fair, quality ok, but not well cooked. Well, ya gotta eat!

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1  Thank throat
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Reviewed June 19, 2012

Grandma Max's definitely serves good sized portions. It's basic, hearty food, pretty well prepared and served. The day we were there, the service was good. The buffet looked unappetizing and expensive. The meals weren't cheap, but there was plenty to eat. My 15 y/o appetite on legs couldn't finish his double cheeseburger thing, which was really two cheeseburgers stacked on top of each other. Definitely OK, but I sure wouldn't call it fine dining!

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1  Thank CBjack
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Reviewed March 10, 2012

Grandma Max's in Grand Island is in a very large truck stop and truck drivers are their main customers. Meals are served on long tables. There are other Grandma Max's at all Bosselman truck stops, which are many.

1  Thank Cletus L
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