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Max & Erma's Airport Location

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1 Detroit Metro Airport, Detroit, MI 48242-1004
+1 734-229-1445
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Canada
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Airport food, an evil necessity of flight. Max and Erma's should be a fairly easy place to grab a quick bite. Basic menu with good options for a traveler with a layover. It should be easy to make a salad and a couple of sandwiches. Wait staff did not acknowledge us for 20 minutes, although they were having a great... More 

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Thank Lewis M
Salina, Kansas
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335 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually do not eat lunch at airports....the food quality is too disappointing. Due to the timing of this trip, I figured I'd better put some fuel in the tank. This estaurant was surprisingly good. Food cooked to perfection and tasted very good. Service was also a plus.

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Thank Kevin P
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We missed getting standy seats on an earlier flight so ended up having 4 hours to kill at the airport. We decided on Max and Erma's, good choice. Started by sharing nachos grande $11, they were huge, glad we didn't order 2 appetizers. Waited a couple of hours just surfing internet and BF had a few beers, then ordered main... More 

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Thank Maria B
OHio
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Had to eat something before a long flight to California. Limited places open during Christmas Day but decided on here.Server was awesome and food was good despite my soggy bacon which I asked for crispy. Would go back again if flying through Detroit!

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Thank heppegirl
Atlanta
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I love Max and Ermas. Not a big fan of chains but this one is pretty consistent. Chains suffer from the occasional bad wait staff, bad cooks and bad ingredients and bad days. Doesn't seem to apply here. I always go for the TMC. Grilled chicken on ciabatta with mozzarella and sun dried tomatoes and an amazing side salad with... More 

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Thank siropderable
Louisiana
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484 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Eight here before my flight home and order the hamburger medium rare. I will tell you that the fries come very hot and very well seasoned with their special house easing up but is far is a hamburger goes besides it being a very large hamburger ordering it medium rare had it come out very very pink in very mushy... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

A friend and I stopped into Max & Erma's for a drink before our flight and the service at the bar was excellent and the beer was ice cold. I would recommend it if you don't have a lot of time but you want a delicious lunch or dinner option.

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Thank HI_McDunnough
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

It was a great place to eat. I had a 45 minute layover, and I was in and out in now time. I walked off my plane, walked in and ate, and left. They greeted me relatively quickly, they took my order, and by the time I go look at the TV my order was ready. The food was great... More 

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Thank Ryan E
Miami Gardens, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Young hostess a little to quick to send people away or to order takeout as space was tight. Just 4 or 5 minute later. another waitress was seating people right away. I know she was young but her tone was very millennial....too quick.... too rushed....😕

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Thank Jluckie
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Just a great staff overall-super helpful. Nice to have a fairly normal restaurant environment, sometimes lacking in an airport. Prompt and pleasant waitress. Quick and yummy food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Detroit Metro Airport, Detroit, MI 48242-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 734-229-1445
  • This restaurant is at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (after security)

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