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Max's Market

555 California St, San Francisco, CA 94104-1502
+1 415-788-6297
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jul 2012
“Great Breakfast but always a long wait.”
19 Feb 2012
“Your Home Away from Home”
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
American, Delicatessen, Diner
555 California St, San Francisco, CA 94104-1502
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

This place is a great breakfast place. Beware of weekends as the wait is quite long and there is no place to sit and wait! Cute bar but oh so small.

Thank dermatek
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Great comfort food, friendly service, and genuine hospitality. You are a guest in their 'house' and they welcome your company.

Thank DerekDonuts
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Max's is a chain restaurant that serves fatty, expensive appetizers, and bland deli food in glutton-sized portions. The salads could use more greens, especially for the price. The brisket melt sandwich was terribly soggy and drippy, and fell apart immediately. The beef was mushy and...More

Thank Monarch B
Reviewed 21 November 2011

Great food here and great service. We randomly walked by and just decided to try it out and I'm glad we did. Nothing too fancy, just good solid diner/family restaurant kinda food.

Thank qtbinwa
Reviewed 25 October 2011

Oversized Portions, Amazing Matza Ball Soup, Fabulous Pastrami on Rye (with saurkraut and spicy golden mustard)! My husband enjoyed chicken, potatoes, and salad. Very satsifying and perfect right before (and ON) our flight!

Thank GAhometown
Reviewed 23 September 2011

Went there for Sunday breakfast. Very crowded by 10:30; about a 20 minute wait. Had the eggs benedict which was very good. But the plate was full of filler, ie potatoes. Way too much! Service was a tad slow. Overall value poor.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 September 2011

I lived in the Bay Area for a few years in early 2000. Max's in Burlingame was always an easy go-to restaurant when I had picky visitors, diners with diverse tastes, a lunch meeting, or just needed a reliably good meal with good service. While...More

Thank StephanieDiann
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Went there because of a recommendation. The food looked good but not worth the price. The desserts looked massive but just "so so" tasting. Had the pastrami sandwich which was ok. The kids mac and cheese was easy to go down but made my son...More

Thank MissG67
Reviewed 13 May 2010

Lots of food. Unfortunately it's bad. Unless you are already on your way to obesity and think MacDonalds is good food then you will be in heaven. If you like taste avoid this place. The servers have to follow strict ridiculous rules which are stated...More

Thank Squirrelnuts
Reviewed 11 January 2008

If there were no other reason to visit Max's, the restaurant's wide variety of sinful sugar-free, low-carb desserts would make this a "must go" for those of us who have type II diabetes and miss things like cofffe-flavored cheesecake and chocolate decadence. But there are...More

Thank Formerly_on_Guam
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 California St, San Francisco, CA 94104-1502
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-788-6297
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