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Chocolate by the Bald Man, Max Brenner

841 Broadway, Ste 302, New York City, NY 10003-4704
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“fondue” (134 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
841 Broadway, Ste 302, New York City, NY 10003-4704
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When walking in, I walked up to the register and asked for a table. I was greeted promptly with enthusiasm and the lady was very friendly. Keep in mind that this was a Friday night, and she still greeted me very openly. I'm sure she...More

Thank jassfonchong
Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely get a chocolate fondu, enough to share and so delicious...love the lit flame for roasting the marshmallows, great idea. Service was fast and friendly too :) definitely recommend...heaven for those with a sweet tooth!

Thank Tatiana147
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cam here as an old times sake visit for our 18 year old daughter who remembered it from previous family trips to NYC. She actually declared that she had now got the place out of her system. She ordered the chocolate fondue which came...More

Thank shalovesny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, good price, good vibe. I love the sweet pizzas, and the drinks, and the restaurant! nice!

Thank Farahdiena N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the meat is excellent . drinks delightful and the desserte- Yummy! This is the restaurant I keep returning to on every visit to the city!

Thank Eva S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My pal showed me some pictures, I was convinced. Hot footed it down from Hells Kitchen and arrived just in time to beat the queues. We chose the chocolate heart cakes with molten centres and I was talked into a syringe shot of dark chocolate....More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I really loved the place. You have to reserve, because it is always crowded. You must try the chocolate drinks, they are just amazing. It is a nice place to go with family and friends. It is pretty close to Union Square. The food is...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have been coming to MB with my family for many years. I would like to acknowledge Angel, who used to serve us. He is now a manager. I am so happy for him. He is a calm and helpful individual. As a hectic restaurant,...More

Thank A Singh M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I consider myself as a connoisseur of chocolates and such is my reputation among my friends and family members. I have tried tens of places in the US but also in Europe (where the chocolates are generally of higher quality). These are clearly overrated and...More

Thank Guillaume d
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Let me preface by stating, I don't usually write negative reviews, but I was thoroughly disappointed. I have been wanting to come here for quite sometime. I had friends in the city so upon my recommendation we went. It was Saturday afternoon and super crowded...More

Thank Born2love2travel
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is there gluten free?
7 October 2016|
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Response from warsblade | Reviewed this property |
Too busy enjoying the excellent hot chocolate to notice.
Hi is it best to make a reservation if we would be coming around mid afternoon? Or is it relatively quiet during this time Thanks
27 January 2016|
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Response from TravelingFamily2008 | Reviewed this property |
I tried to get in for lunch on a Saturday in May. There was over an hour wait. I went again the last week in August for lunch and there was no wait. It really depends on the season. It's very popular with the tourists. It's... More
Amy B
Is there a dress code?
4 August 2015|
Response from Erick E | Reviewed this property |
Not that i am aware of. I don't think you can arrive naked though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 Broadway, Ste 302, New York City, NY 10003-4704
    (Between 13th and 14th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: L, N, R, Q, W, 4, 5 & 6 trains to 14th Street/Union Square.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: 9173736193
  • E-mail
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