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110 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn, CA 95603-4500
+1 530-888-6100
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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White House, Tennessee
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A really really good place to eat! Being connected to a hotel I wasn't sure how good it would be,,,but I was totally wrong ! They had the best white cheddar Mac not cheese ever! And the dessert,,wow,,to die for! A huge brownie with two big scoops of coffee ice cream on top smothered in hot fudge. Make sure you... More 

Thank janet j
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's, responded to this review

Hi Janet! Thank you so much for such a nice review! I'm glad you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to seeing you next time you're in the area! More 

San Diego, California
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Max's is friendly and responsive. I only had breakfast there. I could order from a menu or the breakfast buffet. There was a good selection of food. Separate containers for fruit let you design your own fruit bowl. No waffled, but lots of French Toast.

Thank MarilynneS2011
Valentine, Nebraska
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. A little hard to find. But once you are there excellent. If ever in Auburn will visit again.

Thank Ferndale1520
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a nice review! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Auburn, California
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

We have been to Max's several times in the last month or two, and while the food is OK, the atmosphere can't overcome it's history of being a coffee shop. Max's is in the former Marie Calendars building, and the decor and food have not changed much. The second trip we were in a little later than usual, so very... More 

Thank J S
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115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Although the service is (absent), the hot breakfast buffet is AWESOME and includes sauteed onions and peppers to dress up you scrambled eggs. YUM!

Thank Roger C
Houston, Texas
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141 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Max's is attached to the Holiday Inn, making it convenient for us to visit. We had already eaten dinner but were hungry for dessert so we dropped by and brought some yummy desserts back to our room (charged it to the room - thanks!). Upon walking in we were immediately greeted by one of the sweetest waitresses I've encountered. I... More 

Thank Pkrekeler
Auburn, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Eating in the bar is fun and they have great, delicious appetizers and deals on drinks. The sweet potato fries are to die for.

Thank Nikki129
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110 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Had the Bacon cheese burger and it was perfect, the perfect blend of seasoning great service and good drinks at the lounge.

Thank Moises M
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's, responded to this review

Hi Moises! Thank you so much for the nice review you submitted. I appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know about your recent visit! We look forward to having you in again soon! Brianne Jones General Manager Max's Restaurant bjones@reneson.com 530.888.6100 More 

Garden Grove, California
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Had dinner here with my wife and a couple of our friends. A large restaurant, with booth and tables and a small counter. Good menu. They do serve wine and beer. I had a cheeseburger, which was good. I also had fries and cole slaw. Here's my problem. This restaurant is neither good nor bad. It is nothing to write... More 

Thank LelandSisk
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's, responded to this review

Hi Leland, Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit! I am glad you enjoyed your Burger and Drinks. I hope that next time you're in we really WOW you on both the food and experience :) Also side-note, we have a full bar with lots of specialty handcrafted cocktails that are regularly... More 

Shell Beach, California
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Fairly ok restaurant attached to the Holiday Inn in Auburn. Breakfast is available with an arrangement with the hotel. Dinner is fairly good and there is a decent wine list. Service is excellent with servers being very attentive that seem to do their best to please. There is an array of desserts with most being gigantic; consider the eclair the... More 

Thank Marc B
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's, responded to this review

Hi Marc, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit! I'm glad you enjoyed your dinner and our always changing wine list. We extend a lot of focus on our beer and wine to represent local (most often) sustainable or organic products. I am very glad our dessert counter enticed you into trying a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn, CA 95603-4500
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-888-6100
Serving lunch and dinner weekdays and a fantastic Brunch on the Weekends! New York Deli with California cuisine. "Something for everyone". Located on Interstate 80 at historic Hwy. 49, Next to Auburn Holiday Inn.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?