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“"Gluten Free" doesn't always mean healthy or safe.” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Max & Erma's

Max & Erma's
Ranked #33 of 139 Restaurants in Hilliard
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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.
Saegertown, PA
2 reviews
“"Gluten Free" doesn't always mean healthy or safe.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2012

I was traveling recently and the hotel I stayed in had a Max & Erma's as the only food source/restaurant available. Seems many hotels are making this move to 'fast food chain in-house restaurants' instead of actually having a dining/room service. Many restaurants are now trying to meet the needs of those who require Gluten Free foods. Sadly, a serving of deep fried potato skins is in fact gluten free, but if you are mindful of your health at all, this would not be a choice one would make. Similarly, I asked for egg whites to be cooked with no oils/butter (I cannot tolerate those as well) as most restaurants use soybean oil, and mine came in a visible pool of grease. Staff and food service need to be mindful of what exactly contamination and unsafe products are so as not to compromise individuals' health. I ended up eating plain lettuce and brought my own tuna pack to the table...sorry to report. Can't restaurants consider healthy olive oil or pan searing in water when I patron requests such?
Gluten free and still taking my food bag with me everywhere I go.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Hilliard, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Poor service and food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2012

The greeters and servers are slow and rude, the place smells like puke all the time. the food is thrown on the plate very sloppy, usually cold, and tastes like crap!

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Max & Erma's”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

the place is predicatable and could use a good cleaning. The food is average for a fancy burger joint. Good place for families. Small bar area. Good Onion soup.

Visited October 2011
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Archbold Ohio
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Good Food!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2011

Had the Salmon and a colleague had a bacon burger and fries. Food was good and dependable and the prices reasonable. Nothing outstanding, except for the hot cookies, but nothing bad either.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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“Good hamburgers and appetizers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2008

Good hamburgers and appetizers

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