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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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“mussels” (42 reviews)
“croque madame” (7 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice, small restaurant à la française with French-speaking personnel that catapults you to one of the mid-sized towns in the French province like Orléans. I had a starter and a delicious boeuf bourguignon with mashed potatoes. The atmosphere was relaxed, the waiters were chatting...More

Thank diesomnius
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another day over in Dublin City, shopping packed away and a B line to Chez Max on Palace Street ... opposite the Olympia Theater on Dame Street, this is my favorite spot for Lunch, or Dinner or basically any chance I have to get there,...More

Thank kookiemc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic meal in this lovely French restaurant near Dublin Castle. Great ambiance created by the staff. The French girl who was managing was so helpful and attentive to us with recommendations and suggestions. Will definately return.

Thank IrishTourist1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here yesterday for a birthday celebration and really enjoyed our visit. It was so nice to be able to sit outside and watch the world go by while we had delicious French food. At the end of our meal we were pleasantly...More

Thank AnnaKDublinIreland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed Chez Max. The food and service was excellent. It is a small place, so I recommend a reservation. We enjoyed the French Onion Soup, the Mussels and Beef Bourguignon. Don’t miss the Creme Brûlée fro dessert!

Thank Leonafritz
Chez M, Gérant at Chez Max, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your positive feedback Leonafritz ! We hope to see you soon again at Chez Max.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch The board outside said they had a salmon special of the day However when we went inside our first day server said she did not know what the special was She then asked the manager what the soecial of the...More

Thank Iceman202
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We had booked a 6pm table for four for a pre theatre dinner. There’s an early bird option - two courses for €22 from a limited early bird special menu. We chose to have simply one main course each with glasses of house wine. The...More

Thank Shay O
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I expected more of Chez Max. Great location, seemingly authentic French bistro ambience, French staff and a bilingual menu. In the spirit of the warm summer evening, and on our way to a show across the road we opted for the pre-theatre deal. As you...More

Thank David F
Chez M, Gérant at Chez Max, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a lot, David, for taking the time to write a detailed review about your experience. We have passed on your comments to the Kitchen staff. We hope we will see you again at Chez Max to enjoy your experience as much as your companions...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had walked past this place several times but never thought to give it a try - we came for dinner with no reservation but there was luckily a table despite how busy it was! To start, we had the foie gras terrine. It was...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

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 Gerry K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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