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Max & Erma's

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739 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43206
+1 614-444-0917
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and moderate prices. This original location has lots of character, located in the German Village of Columbus

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Thank 794dougb
Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had a wonderful lunch and then tried their new dessert, the Pretzel Sundae. Soft pretzels with cinnamon sugar and velvet ice cream drizzled with caramel and chocolate. Have this and then go strolling in the German Village.

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Thank killerbeeAugust2015
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Good service, love the tortilla soup, reasonable price. Nice ambience, quaint part of Columbus - neighborhoody- good selection

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Thank Larry H
Proctorville, Ohio
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is where Max and Erma's first opened and the location is great. Some of the best burgers and salads you'll find.

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Thank mike_waggoner
Strongsville, Ohio
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We love the Great tortilla soup at this original Max and Erma. It's a great location in Germantown! The portions are good sized, so we normally split our meal. So if the wait is too long at schmitt's...max and erma's is a great alternative

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Thank ChuckandHollie
Wellington, New Zealand
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Had dinner here with four other friends. They had a very good beer selection (German village) totally great service and very nice food. The one thing would be wheelchair access, otherwise go try it, why not!

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Thank CeeJayJoe
Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is the Best of all the Max & Ermas...courteous staff and FRESH burgers/cuisine...an old style smaller (quaint) restaurant in German Village, in the heart of coffee shops, candy and ice cream shops...you will love it!

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Thank Pappyhugh
Charleston, West Virginia
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354 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

First time ever dining at this restaurant. It is located in German Village of Columbus in a quaint, old building that is reminiscent of the yesteryear era. Our server (Eric) took care of us with a smile, energy and efficiency. He was what every server should be.......friendly, articulate and (did I say efficient?). The cheeseburger was the best we've ever... More 

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Thank dafacct
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Great steak! Awesome onion rings!! My daughter loved the little cheeseburger sliders. The service was amazing! I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank JLKroll
Columbus, Ohio
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Older Restraurant in Getman Village. Nice hamburgers and fries. Full bar. Suitable for kids as well as groups of friends

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 739 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43206
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-444-0917
Description
In 1972, Max & Erma created a fun, unique restaurant so friends and family can gather for good times and a great meal, and decorated it with eclectic artifacts and local paraphernalia. Since that day, we've been committed to providing our guests with irresistible heartland classics and friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere the whole neighborhood can enjoy. We've grown over the years, but always remain true to what makes us successful - delivering a great memorable experience so that every guest leaves with a smile. After all, Max & Erma wouldn't have it any other way.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?