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Chez Max

1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 633 7215
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“onion soup” (20 reviews)
“moules frites” (11 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Myself and significant other went to Chez Max on a summer evening with rain on the air. After the long hot spell, it looked like the weather might break. My break of about a year from this wonderful eatery cannot be explained but can only...More

Thank Kenneg22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met my friend here for dinner on Sunday evening. The staff were most helpful and lady in charge excellent with her help to us. My friend had the onion soup which she said was very good and hot - important! We both had the duck...More

Thank Judy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here a while ago with some friends, food was just fantastic. Service staff were just fantastic, altogether just really enjoyed the experience and the food.

Thank Nad12321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch here today It’s French all the way Staff are nice and friendly Enjoyed it a lot French food prepared in the French way Cost 77€ including two glasses of wine 2 mains 2 sides and a shared dessert one tea and...More

1  Thank padresol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in around 3 pm., and the place was empty of customers, but the staff was very gracious and the food among the best we've had in the country in a week of eating out. Delicious. Wish we'd had time to try out the...More

Thank Racwoh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. The Fois Gras starter followed by Moules Frites was an excellent choice. Service was friendly and efficient and the ambiance was that of a bistro in Montmartre.

Thank TheLiterateChef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't eat here on this occasion — just had a drink but liked the look of the place and will definitely come back as it looks like a nice and intimate genuine French bistro. Small restaurant with probably no more than 30 or so covers...More

Thank DominicDeBurca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time here but my sisters 5th, she recommended we go there because it had been very good. We were very disappointed 3 of us got fish all 3 fillets seabream and the hake were seriously over cooked I couldn’t eat the...More

Thank Feehyland186605
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Decided that I would give the restaurant a go as it was across the road from where I was staying while visiting Dublin. It is situated at the entrance to Dublin Castle just off Dame Street. Decided I would have Moules Frites (Mussels in creamy...More

Thank george45
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

No one seemed bothered to serve us and when they finally did, the menus they gave us were wet and disgusting. Not a great impression at all so after waiting a little longer and having our question about vegetarian food half heartedly answered we walked...More

Thank Dan T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$147
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 7215
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