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Chez Max

13 avenue Alfred Anatole Thevenet | 11 minutes à pied du centre d'Epernay, 51530 Magenta, France
+33 3 26 55 23 59
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak tartare” (38 reviews)
“cheese board” (15 reviews)
“lamb rack” (3 reviews)
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European, Deli, Healthy
€€ - €€€
13 avenue Alfred Anatole Thevenet | 11 minutes à pied du centre d'Epernay, 51530 Magenta, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve visited Chez Max just an hour ago/ just one word- amazing! The service, the food, the ambience, the choice, everything! If we’d live in Épernay- we’d come back frequently! Totally in love with an amazingly good restaurant! Merci beaucuoup!

1  Thank AnnaMonasteri
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Friendly staff, excellent food, classic French cuisine and good selection of wines. Service very good even though they were busy. Max was very attentive to all customers, difficult to make a choice from the menu as it all sounded good. We were not disappointed and...More

1  Thank LorraineG63
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Max, the friendly patron, was waiting for us outside. Classic French cuisine: chateaubriand, ris de veau, steak tartare, oysters, escargots, ile flotante etc. Max is very hospitable and friendly and funny. Food outstanding, atmosphere relaxed. Totally recommend!

Thank Eelko-Jan
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We have been there twice now in one week, with 2 different couples!! Service is excellent and we haven't been disappointed no matter what has been ordered. Not super fancy, but certainly much much more than ordinary! A great, family run, down to earth, good...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 28 June 2018

A truly wonderful and typically French meal. Max was in charge but this was a family restaurant. Not in the most chic part of Epernay but well worth the extra 5 mins walk over the river and the railway to seek it out. It was...More

Thank BodfairMan
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

FANTASTIC!! Very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Fantastic food and marvellous tartar and oysters.

Thank mathias a
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We went to this small two story restaurant on the advice of our hostess in Ay. Max...who I believe was actually the owner, met us outside and jokingly guided us where to park the car. We were with a Belgium couple we met at our...More

Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of 7 for a birthday (we reserved ahead of time). We had a bit of a time restriction and they took care of all our needs in the time we needed. Super friendly staff. And really amazing food. Price quality you...More

Thank Alexandra L
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Having read the reviews we booked this restaurant for dinner and we were not to be disappointed. We had the 42 euro menu and all three courses and the in between deliicacies were excellent. The service was superb but the highlight was undoubtedly the wonderfully...More

Thank MGFL
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing lunch, super friendly service with great availability of half bottles of wine and champagne and very decent price.

Thank Kain W
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5 September 2017|
Response from Louise M | Reviewed this property |
Hello we went there in may. I got someone who speaks French to ring and book for me, I think that would be best for you. You don't want to miss out on going. Hope that helps
2 February 2017|
Response from pennyal | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer this I'm afraid as we didn't take our dogs on holiday with us this time.
6 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 avenue Alfred Anatole Thevenet | 11 minutes à pied du centre d'Epernay, 51530 Magenta, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Marne  >  Magenta
  • Phone Number: +33 3 26 55 23 59
  • E-mail
We are a french traditional restaurant. We change our menus each week according seasons local products. You will be received by a team of professionals in a convivial ambiance without device nor spangle, in any simplicity and sincerity there. Bonjour, exceptionnellement le restaurant serra ferme jusqu’au 07 Aout, pour de grosses et indispensable renovations. Une prochaine fois j'espere. Bon sejour en Champagne. Hello, exceptionally the restaurant will be closed until the 07 August, for large and essential renovations. Next time I hope. Have a nice stay in Champagne.
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