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Chez Max

1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 633 7215
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“snails” (18 reviews)
“onion soup” (18 reviews)
“steak frites” (13 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here recently. Sat outside on the terrace but was toasty under the heaters. Steak frites was perfectly cooked and the cheese plate for dessert was small but perfectly formed with plenty of good French bread. Excellent location in the city centre.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughter and I ate here recently and we had a very enjoyable meal. The ambience of the restaurant is very relaxed and convivial.the food was delicious, especially the desserts, so nice. Thank you to all the staff.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Decent French bistro - great location. A little taste of Paris in Dublin. Service was efficient and prompt (professional), rather than friendly. To drink I had a small Perrier and a simple coffee. I sat in an alcove and had Onion Soup - decent stock...More

Thank TheFoodOdyssey
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The food was just okay. Service (both speed and quality) was fine as well. Very simple décor. Fine when you are hungry.

Thank W_H_Can
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Chez Max is one of my favourite restaurants in Dublin. I've been here several times and love the atmosphere and food. Moules frites is particularly good as is Bouef Bourguignon with nice deserts and a good wine selection. It also serves nice brunch and is...More

Thank The_road5
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Typical french food of good quality. The service is also good (the team is French, which is adding a charm to the restaurant). I really enjoyed dinning there!

Thank berenmorrison
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Chez Max 1 Palace st Dublin. Right in the castle yard on the way to Chester Beattie library. Great traditional French dishes. Good prices. Wonderful lunch special. (Like a dinner).we sat out back in the walled garden which has an awning. The front does also.i...More

Thank pshute1
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Chez Max in August 2017. We both had excellent meals. We sat in the quaint courtyard at the rear of the restaurant and it's s great location. If you're planning a trip to Dublin then book yourselves a table here, you won't be disappointed....More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 30 July 2017

a gorgeous little taste of france in the heart of Dublin, forget pretentious silver service, this is rustic, hearty, and OH so tasty food, great specials, happy staff! its a little gem, i have a real soft spot for this place, we sat in an...More

Thank natashawhite09
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Ate here recently with my father, after a film in the Irish Film Institute near-by. Location is tucked in at the gates of Dublin Castle. Nice outside seating area with canopy, not huge prob 12 people max. Atmosphere is French bistro style, with tables and...More

Thank DalkeyJohn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 147
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 7215
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