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Max Brenner

$$ - $$$
City Center West
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1500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3523 (Between 15th & Locust)
+1 215-344-8150
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were so excited to take 3 kids to this restaurant for some chocolate surprises (chocolate shot, chocolate pizza and more!) But it was dreadful. The server looked thoroughly miserable - never smiled once. She mixed up order and I got a lukewarm hot chocolate (practically cold), my husband got completely the wrong drink, and when I asked her what... More 

Thank ScotslassTurkey
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A unique restaurant with a single theme running through the menu, chocolate. Numerous dishes are infused with a variety of chocolate flavorings. But the best is dessert and make sure you save room. Order your dinner based on what you would like for dessert.

Thank John H
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chocolate martinis are SO GOOD. The chocolate covered strawberries are addicting. You HAVE to save room for dessert, or just hit it for dessert. Restaurant week is an awesome time to go because you get to try a lot of different stuff. The turkey club is awesome, and I've had the Philly cheesesteak that's in a waffle. SOOOOOO GOOOD!

Thank Alexandra J L
New York City, New York
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138 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great hazelnut and marshmallow hot chocolates... but small at $6 each. Went back next night for dinner and the quinoa and strawberry salads were very tasty but an extra $4 for chicken that was smaller and harder to find than the tiny cubes in the soup packages. Still, is a cute place and the core chocolates are excellent.

Thank welbymd
Marlton, New Jersey
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had a tasty breakfast (1) French toast with white chocolate drizzle (2) strawberry crepe with Nutella and (3) egg white veggie omelet - all very good! Started with white chocolate chai tea - so amazing that I ordered a second serving. We topped off the meal with European fondue - velvety smooth chocolate, but not nearly enough items... More 

Thank Y8202SXthomass
Woodbury, New Jersey
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220 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here for dessert after a tremendous dinner. I have never heard of the place and was intrigued. I should have kept on walking. The four of us walked in and were told it would be a 45 minute wait. When we turned to walk out the hostess suddenly found a seat for us immediately. We ordered the Chocolate... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a place where a group of parents and our kids settled on going. The staff was courteous and attentive. The food selection was so-so for adults but great for the kids. I ordered the Steak sandwich with a thick gravy and it was just bland. Don't know if I would go back.

Thank ldiastx
new hope, pa
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I usually go with my grandchildren. I prefer savory to sweet. There is normally nothing I like to eat there

Thank pearlmiriam
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped into MB's today for the first time-3 adults and 3 kids. Sat at the bar b/c we didn't make reservations and the wait was 1hr 45 min. I really enjoyed my squash, goat cheese, candied pecan spinach arugula salad (ending soon b/c squash is out of season). I loved my kids size waffle dessert and the kids really loved... More 

Thank Kristin G
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had Sunday brunch, each of us having a hot chocolate as well. The Dark Mexican Hot chocolate is to die for, and the waitress added extra spice for me. Had an omelette with potatoes and a sugar biscuit, with a side of chocolate. Delicious! But so much food.

Thank Leanne S

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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$30 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3523
    (Between 15th & Locust)
  • Public Transportation: The Broad line, Broad St and Walnut St exit, on the subway. PATCO 15th and Locust
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-344-8150
Known worldwide as the ultimate destination for chocolate, Max Brenner is the perfect place to eat… and indulge. Fill up on Really Crunchy Mac & Cheese, a pressed waffle sandwich or our ever-popular Brenner Burger. But save room, because the main course is dessert. Experience chocolate to the fullest and enjoy hot chocolate, Choctails, fondues, sugar waffles and more. Our most iconic dishes are served in specially-designed ceramic utensils, turning chocolate consumption into a chocolate ceremony. So double dip, lick your fingers and forget to share because at Max Brenner there aren’t rules – all you have to do is really love chocolate.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?