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Max & Erma's

) #171 of 1,880 Restaurants in Columbus $$ - $$$ American
55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
+1 614-228-5555
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (32 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
07:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came to Columbus for a conference and Max and Erma's was across the street from the convention center and came recommended by hotel staff. Food was good quality in a warm, pub-like environment. The balsamic chicken was slightly dry and could use more of...More

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had breakfast and lunch here and the people who work here are personable and efficient. Dinner was great with a menu that with several meatless options. My problem was with the breakfast buffet.... dishes were dirty! Fruit and dinner plates had specks if food...More

Thank OnTheMoveMN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the blackened chicken pasta, and it was excellent. Also had the banana cream pie, which was also excellent. Very prompt and courteous service, reasonable prices, fun atmosphere. The floor had collected leftovers from at least one day around my table, but the table...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Crowne Plaza and opted for M & E for dinner. Very warmly greeted as I entered the front doors. Seated immediately. Very attentive server. BBQ specials on the summer menu. Several TVs with news and sports. Historic atmosphere. My dinner came out...More

Thank RetiredMilitary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Max and Erma's has a nice variety on their menu and makes a great alternative to the food court at the convention center. The service always got us in and out in an hour and you couldn't beat their 10.95 burger soup/salad and cookie combo....More

Thank Sindahar
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were expecting East Coast prices for a place that is very top class. But instead, we got mid-western prices. And the service was friendly and fast. The food quality was great. If during a convention, it is tough to get in, but we took...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The food was excellent but the lines and waits can be long. We found that if you were a smaller party you could eat at the bar without a long wait. Staff was very friendly.More

Thank Mary A
BFitzpatrick33, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thanks for reviewing your recent dining experience with us. We appreciate you positive comments regarding the staff as well as the food. I do apologize that the wait was longer than expected an assure you this is not typical. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Enjoyed our meal during a recent conference so much that we returned the following day. A nice menu and great prices. The food was good and plentiful. I found the wait staff to be extraordinarily pleasant and attentive.

Thank EcuaBob
BFitzpatrick33, General Manager at Max & Erma's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the food & service you received. We truly appreciate the kind comments and hope to host you again soon. Brian Fitzpatrick, General Manager

Reviewed 3 June 2017

indoor and outdoor seating...great special for under $11...soup or salad, burger and cookie...other option very good..short walk from Hilton or Hyatt or convention center...excellent service...worth the wait

Thank 2011-CO
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Great location next to the Crown Plaza allowed for a night cap with only a 100 foot walk back to the hotel. Nice options on the appetizer menu. Only disappointment was the patio was closed at night since it was located directly below hotel rooms.

Thank 2001TT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-228-5555
We're nearby all the action of your favorite local destinations, so make us a part of your Movie Night, Girls Night Out, or Special Occasion Celebrations. Or, stop by for Lunch or Dinner whenever you're craving our popular favorites - from Max's Trademark Burgers, to our famous Tortilla Soup, to Erma's Fresh-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies. You can take it with you! Pick-up your Carryout Order on the way home, and enjoy the tastes of our place over at your place. And, let us do the cooking for your next business gathering or get-together at home - with Party Platters that bring the tastes of Max & Erma's to your event. C'mon over and visit today. Eat, Drink & Whatever!
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