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Max's Restaurant & Bar

110 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn, CA 95603
+1 530-888-6100
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“eclair” (3 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn, CA 95603
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located on the second floor of the hotel with two entrances. Nice bar with big screen tv. Full menu, good prices. French onion soup was good. Fresh bake pastries available for deserts. Happy hour drinks available. Friendly staff. Appears to be frequented...More

Thank K9Woody
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Thank you for such a nice review! I'm glad you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you on your next stop through Auburn!

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, friendly service. The bakery is great & the food delicious. Nanette is a really good waitress. I ate here every day for a week on business & it was a treat!

Thank Jodi D
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thank you Jodi for such a wonderful review! I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us! I will pass your kind words on to Nanette :) Brianne Jones

Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had an outstanding BLT. I'm still thinking about it. It was huge, the tomato slices were giant heirloom tomatoes, perfectly ripe., bacon was fabulous and sourdough bread was excellent! My tablemate had a large omelet , and other tablemate had a kale peach salad,...More

Thank suds3630
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

WOW! Thank you for such a nice review, I am so glad you enjoyed your meals! I hope the next time you're in town you stop in again. Brianne Jones

Reviewed 27 July 2016

Great for drinks and a quick snack. Service was fast, excellent and easily accommodated our large group.

Thank kat351
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...More

Thank janet j
Maxs_Auburn, General Manager at Max's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

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!

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
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 Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

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

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...More

Thank J S
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
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...More

Thank Pkrekeler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn, CA 95603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-888-6100
  • E-mail
Serving lunch and dinner weekdays and a fantastic Brunch on the Weekends! Blend of New York Deli with California cuisine. "Something for everyone". Enjoy watching the game in our full bar with large screen TV's or relax with friends on our pet friendly patio. We host a variety of event types in our 4 private event spaces. Located on Interstate 80 at historic Hwy. 49. Next to Auburn Holiday Inn.
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