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“Best steak in town” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Max Chophouse

Max Chophouse
Ranked #194 of 1,262 Restaurants in Rochester
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best steak in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

Right on Monroe Avenue in Brighton, Max is small but outstanding. Their steaks are as good as anything you can get in NYC. Its not cheap, but in my experience, it was worth every penny.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Syracuse, New York
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

I was referred here by a life long Rochester resident. When pulling in, seeing it was in a strip mall, was kinda scary & not very impressive. My worries stopped there from the moment we opened the door. Greeted immediately & very friendly & quickly escorted to our table. Our waiter, Greg, was very knowledgeable of the menu & was on pint all evening long. Going to what I was hoping was a "true steakhouse", I absolutely was not disappointed. Absolutely everything was perfect, from the bread, the appetizers, the salads, the entrees, the desserts & the beverages. I will definitely go back the next time I want a high end meal in a Rochester restaurant!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rochester, New York
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Dinner here for New Years”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Definitely top 5 restaurant in Rochester. Food, service and atmosphere all excellent. Certainly won't be your choice if you want an inexpensive meal.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Not worth the cost”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2012

We were celebrating a with our daughter and son-in-law and decide to try Max's Chophouse. It was crowded and noisy, but it is the Christmas party season so that may have effected the atmosphere. The service was slow -- it took forever to get our order taken. The food was tasty, but quite expensive. There are lots of options in Rochester so I we'll go somewhere else next time.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Elizabeth A
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Rochester, New York
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Best of Rochester!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

There simply isn't a better steakhouse in Rochester! This is one of our favorites, and Ben, the bartender is simply awesome.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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