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Cafe Max

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113 S Main St, Culver, IN 46511-1601
+1 574-842-2511
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really special cafe. It is full of historic pictures and memorabilia. The food is good and the service is friendly. We go there often for breakfast , lunch and on weekends for dinner.

Thank patricia s
Level Contributor
37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, drinks & service! The fried chicken is the best we've ever had & they have a bacon bloody Mary which is awesome too! We will definitely be back

Thank Samantha T
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is an outstanding café in downtown Culver which has been open for many, many years. it has specialties like sinful French toast made out of homemade cinnamon rolls as well as the famous Corner Tavern fried chicken. Service is excellent, food is excellent and you can often see the owner very involved in the day-to-day operations. Highly recommend!

Thank Eleanor P
Fort Myers, Florida
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for breakfast during our trip and enjoyed the ambiance and the food. I had the eggs Benedict and it was yummy. My fiancé had the spinach and sundried tomato omelette and he is still talking about it. We can definitely see why the line was out the door when we left.

Thank Sunnybuckeye62
Amman, Jordan
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I'm biased to this place as it reminds me of my culver staff days in the summers of 2006 and 2001.. When I visited this summer I noticed that nothing has changed especially the quality of food.. Nothing to discuss here.. I believe most of their breakfast dishes are great.. They have excellent coffee.. If in culver it's the best... More 

Thank Nasser M
Hochstadt, Germany
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place for breakfast and lunch! Very friendly service at very good prices. Love this small little restaurant. It is decorated with old Culver academy things and just has a great flair. They always manage to make room for you. Menu has not changed in a while but food is still delicious!

1 Thank Julia K
Chalmers, Indiana
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392 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

WE walked into this place on July 4th around 2:30 pm. They greeted us and told us they had stopped serving food,, but people were lingering around so we could have some drinks. WE sat down at the bar and had a couple of drinks. The service was super friendly and understanding. They served excellent drinks and offered some really... More 

Thank wetravelalot007
Bangkok, Thailand
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We needed Sunday brunch after visiting the sites around Culver. Cafe Max was the best around and was an excellent choice. The restaurant was busy on a Sunday mid-morning with many students and young professionals. It was not overly crowded, but busy nonetheless. The brunch menu provided an excellent choice of breakfast and lunch selections. There was a large selection... More 

Thank zolaamt
Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Sunday lunchtime is very busy and loud! It's worth waiting for, but even better if you arrive later after the crowd has gone. Good food, nice people, and easier to have a conversation then!

Thank Michele V
Kokomo, Indiana
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Had crispy bacon and oatmeal blueberry pancakes! It was my breakfast splurge I was waiting for. Enjoyed a leisurely breakfast with wifi but the music was louder than my taste.

Thank Joyce H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 S Main St, Culver, IN 46511-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Culver
  • Phone Number: +1 574-842-2511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?