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Max Brenner

1500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3523
+1 215-344-8150
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“waffle fries” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3523
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was excited to take my mom and daughter to this restaurant for their birthdays. However, I wasn't impressed. We waited even though we had a reservation. The waiting area is small, cramped and in the middle of the chocolate store which is insanely dark...More

Thank LillyKitty1972
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here with a group of kids and adults on a Friday night. The place was busy and loud, but fun. Kids' selections were great. Dessert was a big hit. The server was very pleasant, but did not write anything down and then got our...More

Thank sneezerg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner on a busy Saturday evening. Great service, delicious food. Dessert a must. Use Parking Panda for lot next to restaurant.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was such a great find! We were going to Wicked and wanted to eat near the theater. Although it could get a little noisy the food selection was great and very tasty. The drink prices were also great happy hour $3 beers (...More

1  Thank Todd F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool spot for dessert, I would not recommend the food. Chocolate lovers will enjoy themselves here and the various desserts available. Only complaint is the tables are very close together. Desserts and drinks are always very tasty and make for a great ending to...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A night out to celebrate my Daughter's Birthday. There is a small retail area on the right when you walk in. A great selection of chocolates. We had made reservations so did not have to wait. Good thing we did as it was a Saturday...More

Thank JD S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place! It's always my first stop in Philly. Their homemade chocolate is amazing. I enjoy their Italian thick hot chocolate as well as the milkshakes. The Mac and cheese was delicious as well!

Thank AJCC1
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had heard of Max Brenner in NYC. Saw this location from our hotel not knowing one was in Philadelphia. Actually, very good for dinner. The Waffle Cheesesteak is fantastic, a must try. Everything with chocolate the same, unique and outstanding. I do not think...More

Thank DeavBBQ
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Wife took me there as a treat (she was treated by one of our son's, along with my daughter and two daughter-in-laws as a Mother's Day gift - even had a limousine back and forth). Ordered the cheesy Mac with chorizo and shrimp. I knew...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here for dessert and cocktails. I ordered the White Russian and he ordered the chocolate martini. His martini was delicious. My White Russian was quite strong but good. For dessert we split the chocolate peanut butter sundae. Oh boy was...More

Thank christinamarie216
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Questions & Answers
17 January 2016|
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Response from Ralph M | Reviewed this property |
We walked as parking is at a premium
25 March 2015|
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Response from sdavis357 | Reviewed this property |
I'd have to echo CJ Rowan's answer to this dining incident.
11 March 2015|
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Response from Victoria M | Reviewed this property |
My husband has a tree nut allergy and the server actually asked us about allergies without us having to mention it. We only ordered a the chocolate pizza, not a full meal, so I'm unsure about alterations in menu selections... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3523
    (Between 15th & Locust)
  • Public Transportation: The Broad line, Broad St and Walnut St exit, on the subway. PATCO 15th and Locust
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-344-8150
Known worldwide as the ultimate destination for chocolate, Max Brenner is the perfect place to eat… and indulge. Fill up on Really Crunchy Mac & Cheese, a pressed waffle sandwich or our ever-popular Brenner Burger. But save room, because the main course is dessert. Experience chocolate to the fullest and enjoy hot chocolate, Choctails, fondues, sugar waffles and more. Our most iconic dishes are served in specially-designed ceramic utensils, turning chocolate consumption into a chocolate ceremony. So double dip, lick your fingers and forget to share because at Max Brenner there aren’t rules – all you have to do is really love chocolate.
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